Brief Job Description :
The City of Boston seeks to fill a salaried position of an American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreter. The ASL Interpreter is a professional staff position that works with the Commission and other city departments to provide Sign Language Interpretation for City of Boston programs, services, and activities to constituents who are Deaf or Hard of hearing, as well as producing video interpretation of other communications produced by the City of Boston.
Offer training and mentoring sessions for area ASL interpreters regarding press conferences and other government-specific interpreting skills.
Minimum of five (5) years on-site interpreting experience. At least three (3)years of experience interpreting in a government setting is preferred.
Must be fluent in American Sign Language, and both spoken and written English.
Demonstrated expertise in American Sign Language to English interpretation.
Member of RID (Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf), and adherence to the Code of Professional Ethics as outlined by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
Current RID Certification or MA state screened.
Must have exceptional interpersonal skills.
Ability to exercise good judgement and focus in detail asr required by the job.
Boston Residency Required.
Hours per week: 35