Cultural Advisor Arabic Linguist, (3 - 10 yrs.), Al Kuwait - Kuwait

Date Posted: 16-Oct-2018
Country: Kuwait
Job ID: 6790


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Cultural Advisor Arabic Linguist
PAE is currently seeking an Arabic Linguist/ Cultural Advisor to provide translation and interpretation support to multiple OCONUS locations.
Primary responsibilities include:
• Interpret fast oral conversations between English and target languages both simultaneously and sequentially while serving in austere environments
• Demonstrate effective translation (written and verbal) from Arabic and Kurdish (Sorani or Krumangi) to English and English to Arabic and Kurdish (Sorani or Krumangi) of technologically sophisticated subject material to support trainers delivering programs of instruction to partner nation security force personnel
• Work with a diverse training audience to ensure modules of instruction, conversation, and training guidance is accurately translated from Arabic and Kurdish (Sorani or Krumangi) to English and English to Arabic and Kurdish (Sorani or Krumangi)
• Demonstrate effective translation (written and verbal) from Arabic and Kurdish (Sorani or Krumangi) to English and English to Arabic and Kurdish (Sorani or Krumangi) of technologically sophisticated subject material to support exploitation laboratory employees with captured items and documents
• Demonstrate effective translation (written and verbal) from Arabic and Kurdish (Sorani or Krumangi) to English and English to Arabic and Kurdish (Sorani or Krumangi) of technologically sophisticated subject material to support dissemination of warnings and procedures to partner nation personnel
• Acting/Performing quality control of all foreign language translations and transcriptions as interpreter during discussions as required
• Provide written and verbal translation support to Key Leader Engagements
• Provide written and verbal translation support to other customer requirements as needed
• Acting/Performing quality control of all foreign language translations and transcriptions as interpreter during discussions as required
• Developing and implementing translation methodology and quality control procedures and standards
Required Qualifications:
• BA/BS or MA/MS degree and 3 to 10 years of experience. 6 years work experience.in lieu of Bachelor s Degree:
• Be Fluent in spoken and written English, Arabic, and Kurdish (Sorani preferred, but Krumangi is also acceptable)
• Must be willing to deploy overseas
• Possess an active Secret Clearance
• Must have a valid US Passport
• Must have the ability to meet minimum requirements for OCONUS deployment
• Willingness to live/work in austere environments
PAE is currently seeking an Arabic Linguist/ Cultural Advisor to provide translation and interpretation support to multiple OCONUS locations.
Primary responsibilities include:
• Interpret fast oral conversations between English and target languages both simultaneously and sequentially while serving in austere environments
• Demonstrate effective translation (written and verbal) from Arabic and Kurdish (Sorani or Krumangi) to English and English to Arabic and Kurdish (Sorani or Krumangi) of technologically sophisticated subject material to support trainers delivering programs of instruction to partner nation security force personnel
• Work with a diverse training audience to ensure modules of instruction, conversation, and training guidance is accurately translated from Arabic and Kurdish (Sorani or Krumangi) to English and English to Arabic and Kurdish (Sorani or Krumangi)
• Demonstrate effective translation (written and verbal) from Arabic and Kurdish (Sorani or Krumangi) to English and English to Arabic and Kurdish (Sorani or Krumangi) of technologically sophisticated subject material to support exploitation laboratory employees with captured items and documents
• Demonstrate effective translation (written and verbal) from Arabic and Kurdish (Sorani or Krumangi) to English and English to Arabic and Kurdish (Sorani or Krumangi) of technologically sophisticated subject material to support dissemination of warnings and procedures to partner nation personnel
• Acting/Performing quality control of all foreign language translations and transcriptions as interpreter during discussions as required
• Provide written and verbal translation support to Key Leader Engagements
• Provide written and verbal translation support to other customer requirements as needed
• Acting/Performing quality control of all foreign language translations and transcriptions as interpreter during discussions as required
• Developing and implementing translation methodology and quality control procedures and standards

Required Qualifications:
• BA/BS or MA/MS degree and 3 to 10 years of experience. 6 years work experience.in lieu of Bachelor s Degree:
• Be Fluent in spoken and written English, Arabic, and Kurdish (Sorani preferred, but Krumangi is also acceptable)
• Must be willing to deploy overseas
• Possess an active Secret Clearance
• Must have a valid US Passport
• Must have the ability to meet minimum requirements for OCONUS deployment
• Willingness to live/work in austere environments
PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.
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