Organization: US Embassy, Nepal
Position Title: Translator/Interpreter
Series/Grade: LE – 0210 7
Promotion Potential: LE-7
Duty Location(s):1 Vacancy in Kathmandu, NP
Incumbent is responsible for translating technical and non-technical official documents, official speeches, and press releases from Nepali to English and from English to Nepali on a variety of subjects for the State Department and associated agencies. The incumbent also provides interpretation service during official events and visits as required.
Qualifications and Evaluations
EXPERIENCE: At least two years of experience in translation including legal and technical documents is required. At least six months of interpretation experience is required.
- University (College) study is required.
LANGUAGE: Level V (Professional) speaking/reading/writing English is required. Level V (Professional) speaking/reading/writing Nepali is required. English language ability will be tested.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The ability to provide translation/interpretation that conveys both nuanced meaning and tone of sensitive materials is required. Ability to employ proper idiomatic phrasing, syntactical structure, and use of words accurately reflecting the wording and meaning of the original materials is required. The ability to use basic computer applications is required. The ability to type accurately and quickly in Nepali is required ( this may be tested).
KNOWLEDGE: Thorough knowledge of legal and diplomatic language both in English and Nepali is required. Good knowledge of correspondence formats is required. Knowledge of the terminologies used in the conduct of Foreign Affairs, Political, Economic, Cultural, Military and Commercial Affairs of Nepal is required.
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications and complete a mandatory probationary period of one year for LE Staff.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.
Last date to apply: 9 November 2018
HOW TO APPLY
For More Info:
Human Resources Section