Certified Spanish Court Interpreter

The Okanogan County Superior Court is now accepting applications for Certified Court Interpreter. Starting salary is $3,680-$4057 per month DOE plus a full benefit package including: Medical, dental, vision, retirement, life insurance, sick and annual leave accruals.
This is a professional level position that performs and coordinates simultaneous and consecutive interpretation for limited English proficient persons during court proceedings, in all county courts (e.g., arraignment, motion, hearing, deposition, trial). Provides the following assistance with limited English proficient persons when not in court:
Assist court staff with contacts outside the courtroom for meetings and customer service contacts; assists public defense attorneys with client contacts; translates court correspondence; maintains translated
court forms; and performs other office support work.
Summary of Minimum/Required Qualifications (see job description for complete list):
Requires knowledge of the field of assignment sufficient to perform thoroughly and accurately the full scope of responsibility as illustrated in the job description and the following knowledge, skills and abilities;
Washington State Certification as a Certified Court Interpreter; and
Current status on the State Roster for Court Interpreters.
21 years of age or older with legal right to live and work in the U.S.
Must be of high moral character, have a commitment to the agency mission and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
Must be law abiding, drug free and not involved in alcohol abuse.
Ability successfully complete any conditional employment requirements and preemployment background checks and testing.
Ability to work independently as well as contribute to a team
Must have a professional appearance and be able to develop good working relationships with a variety of people.
Must have very good interpersonal/communication skills
Knowledge of:
Legal terminology and court processes;
English and foreign language interpreted;
Basic filing techniques;
Grammar, spelling and punctuation;
Customer service techniques;
Phone etiquette.
Modern office procedures, methods and equipment including computers.
Methods and techniques of public relations.
Ability to:
Interpret from English verbatim, simultaneous, consecutive or in summary mode from and
into the foreign language as directed and vice versa;
Basic filing;
Paying attention to detail and accuracy;
Maintaining composure in difficult situations;
Understanding and retaining oral information;
Using office equipment such as phones, copiers, calculators and fax machines;
Using computer and related software applications;
Establishing and maintaining effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels
and with the public;
To Apply: Please submit a letter of interest, resume, Okanogan County Employment Application, Addendum to Employment and signed job description to the Okanogan County Superior Court, P.O. Box 112, Okanogan, WA 98840 Attn: Dennis T. Rabidou. Position is open
until filled.

Contact : Vicky Poole HR Analyst
email: vpoole@co.okanogan.wa.us
phone: 509-422-7169

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled