Interpreter I – Spanish/English Interpreter

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs
POSTING #:  23-001
MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary will be commensurate with experience.
SHIFT:  M-F  7:15 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
OPENING DATE:  9/6/2022
CLOSING DATE:   Until filled
CLASSIFICATION /GROUP #:    5616 / B17  

Ways to Apply

Essential Job Functions

  • Implements professional skills in the art and science of simultaneous and/or consecutive interpretation services from English to Spanish/Spanish to English interpreting for students and teachers during classes, school activities, and meetings.
  • Assesses whether communication is being understood. 
  • Reads written materials, such as documents, publications, and other media, and rewrites into Spanish.
  • Proofreads, edits, and revises translated materials.
  • Assists with the care and supervision of students when not performing interpreting duties.
  • Uses any scheduled preparation time to preview materials, conference with the teacher, etc.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy.
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school graduation or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in Spanish and English.
  • Certification from an accredited interpreter training program (e.g., Austin Community College’s Translation and Interpreting program).
  • Recent experience working as a full-time translator for a school district, agency, company, or as an independent contractor.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree, from an accredited university or college.
  • Three (3) years of documented professional translation and interpretation experience.