Spanish English Translator
CyraCom International Inc. - Phoenix, AZ

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CYRACOM INTERNATIONAL, INC.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE JOB REPORTS TO (TITLE)

English Spanish Translator Translator Supervisor

DEPARTMENT JOB SUPERVISES (TITLES)

Translations Department None

JOB PURPOSE

Translate documents from English to Spanish and from Spanish to English.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Specific Responsibilities :
  • Provides meaning for meaning translation; never omits, embellishes, or otherwise changes the meaning of the source document.
  • Continuously improves vocabulary and specialized knowledge of subject matter required for various clients, e.g., medical, legal, social services, etc.
  • Continuously improves knowledge of industry-standard tools, especially computer aided translation (CAT) applications and production software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Other Job Functions:
  • Administrative and clerical duties as needed.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :
  • Must be fully bilingual (English and Spanish) and be able to translate into either language.
  • Excellent written communication skills in both English and Spanish.
  • ATA (American Translators Association) certification strongly desired.
  • One year professional translation experience preferred.
  • Demonstrable time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and to adjust/adapt to rapidly changing priorities and circumstances.
  • Ability to work under deadline pressure.
  • Knowledge of computer aided translation (CAT) applications (e.g. Trados, WordFast, memoQ, etc.) preferred.
  • Strong computer skills, with knowledge in using multiple computer programs, word processing tools, spreadsheet applications and presentation software. Demonstrable ability to learn new computer applications quickly beyond basic functionality.
  • Strong teamwork skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work occasional overtime to meet project deadlines.

Education/Training :
  • A degree or certificate in translation and/or interpretation
  • Candidates possessing a bachelor’s degree or higher should have one year of work experience as a translator or interpreter
  • Candidates with less than a bachelor’s degree or without a degree or certificate in translation should have at least two years of work experience as a translator or interpreter

Experience :
  • At least two years of work experience as a translator or interpreter (or combination of training and experience detailed above)

Additional Requirements:
  • US government clearance for Public Trust Positions, or ability to obtain clearance by start date, is required.
  • Must be a United States citizen or must have lived in the United States for at least 5 years and successfully complete required background search.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Work Location :
  • Administrative Offices in Phoenix

Physical Demands :
  • Requires sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Requires extensive use of a computer and repetitive hand movements in the performance of duties.
  • Occasional lifting and carrying of material weighing up to 20 pounds may be required.

Equipment Operated : Telephone, personal computer, printer, Fax machine, and copier.

Potential Hazards : None.

Duties not listed in this position description may be required of the employee at the discretion of management.

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