Court Interpreter - Spanish (Clearwater)
COURT INTERPRETER – SPANISH INTERPRETER
Description of Work:
The essential function of the position within the organization is to interpret legal proceedings for non-English speaking or hearing impaired persons to ensure due process. The position is responsible for interpreting the spoken or written word from a source language to a target language, translating court evidence to a target language, testifying as an expert witness regarding accuracy of translated documents or tapes, and collecting statistical data. The position works under direct supervision according to set procedures. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Supervising Court Interpreter.
Minimum Training and Experience Required:
**Applicants MUST possess a valid certificate as a certified court interpreter issued by the Florida State Courts System’s Office of the State Courts Administrator.
Bachelor’s degree in English, the source language, or a closely related field.
Additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis, excluding supervisory experience. Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis.
Two years of court/legal related experience preferred.
**Location: Pinellas County Justice Center, 14250 49th St. N., Clearwater, FL 33762
*Travel to court locations throughout Pinellas and Pasco County may be required.
**Salary: $4,829.52 monthly plus benefits; State Pay Grade 67
Court Application is available via Internet at: www.jud6.org, under “employment”
Submit the Court Application & Resume to: Sixth Judicial Circuit Court
Human Resources, Suite 2H
14250 49th Street North
Clearwater, Florida 33762
Or via email at: SixthCircuitHR @jud6.org
APPLICATION DEADLINE: UNTIL FILLED
Equal Opportunity and Diversity Employer Drug-free Workplace
ANY PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO REQUIRES A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE APPLICATION/SELECTION PROCESS SHOULD CALL THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (727) 453-7165 IN ADVANCE.