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Translator – Fort Benning, Georgia
U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Department of the Army
Job ID: 162160Start Date: 10/16/2019End Date: 10/22/2019
Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes administering work in interpreting/translating (speaking, reading and writing) the Spanish language and it’s many dialects (north/central/south American and the Caribbean Islands) into the English language and vice versa. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09). OR Education: Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as:major study in Spanish from an English-speaking college or university; English from a college or university in the other country, or translating or interpreting where English and Spanish were prerequisites. OR Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the second year (total graduate semester hours minus 36) by 18. Add the two percentages. Selective Placement Factor: The incumbent of this position must be able to speak, write and read Spanish fluently. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Foreign LanguageListeningOral CommunicationReadingResearch and Data Analysis
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