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Chinese (Cantonese & Mandarin) Analytic Linguist

Company: Metlang
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Chinese (Cantonese & Mandarin) Analytic Linguist A position with a purpose!Metlang is seeking exceptional bilingual professionals looking to enhance their analytical and translation skills. Are you a people person? Are you looking to provide a much-needed public service to our community? Are you looking to put your bilingual skills to use while getting paid for your abilities and experience?Metlang is a veteran owned provider of interpretation, translation, and monitoring services to the law enforcement community nationwide. Since 1990, Metlang has been the nations leading provider of interpretation, translation, and monitoring services to the United States Department of Justice nationwide. We employ experienced bilingual professionals with advanced or expert level foreign language fluency in over 100 languages and dialects.Cantonese & Mandarin Analytic Linguists are responsible for monitoring, transcribing, translating, interpreting, and analyzing source material assisting law enforcement with their investigations into narco-trafficking, counterfeiting, terrorism, fraud and money laundering. Metlang offers rewarding project-based employment on-site. We take pride in building long-term relationships with our employees while providing outstanding benefits and competitive weekly pay. The Cantonese & Mandarin Analytic Linguist position offers $40 per hour, major medical insurance (pending eligibility), 401k retirement account, 1 hour of sick time for every 40 hours worked (or as per local requirements), up to 10 paid vacation days, and 11 paid federal holidays.Primary Functions and Responsibilities:Monitor: To listen to or read foreign language communications, then subsequently type summaries into the English language.Transcribe: To render the spoken word of a language into the written form of the same language.Translate: To render the spoken or written word of one language into the written form of another language.Interpret: To translate orally either consecutively or simultaneously from source language to target language.Analyze: To examine methodically and in detail the constitution of information for purposes of explanation and interpretation.Requirements:Fluent in English, Cantonese & MandarinClear, concise, effective written and spoken communication skills in English, Cantonese & MandarinAbility to summarize and translate audio and text, including slang and colloquialisms, in a real time mannerDemonstrate prior interpretation and/or translation experience in a professional or personal settingAdequately prioritize tasks while demonstrating attention to detail and organization skillsProficiency using Microsoft OfficeWorking knowledge of text message and social media terminology in English, Cantonese & MandarinTyping abilities to exceed 40 words per minuteCapable of adapting well under pressure and functioning cohesively in a team environmentAvailability to work a rotating scheduleCandidates must pass writing, reading, listening, and speaking language tests in English, Cantonese & Mandarin or provide prior test results as required by contractAvailability to work full time locally and travel outside your area for extended periods is requiredApplicants selected will be subject to a Government security background investigation and must meet eligibility and suitability requirements.Physical Demands:These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the Cantonese & Mandarin Analytic Linguist job. They include the ability to talk, hear, see, sit for extended periods of time, use hands and fingers to handle and manipulate keys on a keyboard or telephone pad, stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, or crouch. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the Cantonese & Mandarin Analytic Linguist Position.Metlang is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran or disability.At Metlang LLC/Metropolitan Interpreters and Translators, Inc., we are committed to maintaining an environment of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. If you need a reasonable accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact our Human Resources Department at: 1-800-421-0303 for further assistance.WELsYI8HwHby Jobble

Keywords: Metlang, Alexandria , Chinese (Cantonese & Mandarin) Analytic Linguist, Other , Alexandria, Virginia

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