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 BILINGUAL TRANSLATOR/INTERPRETER - Henderson, Nevada, United States

Job information
Posted by: Clark County School District (CCSD) 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Translator
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 721421234 / Latpro-3670101 
Date posted: Mar-09-2019
State, Zip: Nevada, 89044


Support Staff

Job Number (see application details)

Start Date

Open Date 03/07/2019

Closing Date

Job Number (see application details)

Start Date

Open Date 03/07/2019

Closing Date

Under general supervision, serves as a translator/interpreter providing accurate oral and written translation of information for districtwide documents, forms, and correspondence in another language.

Please see job description for full details.

Verification of successful completion of the Clark County School District-administered Bilingual Assessment is required for position. -  If you are selected for further review, you will be contacted to schedule the bilingual test.

Work Site English Language Learner Resource

PAC/REQ 431652

Days 5

Months 11

Hours/Day 8.0

Range/Grade 51

Documents Required at time of application

  • Transcripts (If foreign transcripts, they must be evaluated)
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • High School Diploma, College Degree, or Equivalent

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Contact Person's Name Elva

Contact Person's Phone (see application details)

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BILINGUAL TRANSLATOR/INTERPRETER Class Code: 4248 Job Family: Para-Professional/Aides/Assistants Classification: Support Staff Terms of Employment: Pay Grade 51on the Support Staff Salary Schedule FLSA STATUS: NON-EXEMPT POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision, serves as a translator/interpreter providing accurate oral and written translation of information for districtwide documents, forms, and correspondence in another language. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This list of Essential Duties and Responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be supplemented. 1. Translates/interprets information, documents, forms, correspondence, and other material from one language to

another; reads material and rewrites in specified language(s) following established rules pertaining to factors such as work meanings, sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, and mechanics.

2. Acts as liaison between administrative/educational staff, resource personnel, and student body regarding the translation of English documents into another language.

3. Contacts and collaborates with appropriate personnel to clarify information, as requested/presented. 4. Provides feedback regarding cultural or linguistic issues. 5. Uses computers and mainframe applications (i.e., inquiry, word processing, data input, etc.), types, prepares, and

proofreads a variety of documents and forms (i.e., correspondence/memoranda, reports, tables, orders, etc.) from rough drafts and/or composes, as directed.

6. Maintains and updates databases to compile, store, and retrieve information on Clark County School District forms and documents.

7. Provides oral translation/interpretation at various District sites, as needed or required. 8. Operates a variety of office equipment (i.e., computer, printer, copier, scanners, fax machine, microfilm/microfiche

machine, telephones, etc.). 9. May provide oral translations/interpretations for Individual Educational Program (IEP's), Multidisciplinary Team

(MDT's), psychological, health, and speech evaluations and accommodations for special education students. 10. May provide oral translation/interpretation assistance to special education personnel at assigned schools. 11. May monitor students during assigned period within a variety of school environments (i.e., assemblies, athletic

areas/fields, bus stops, cafeteria/multi-purpose room, classrooms, field trips, playgrounds, restrooms, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining a safe and position learning environment, which may include physical interventions (i.e., jogging or running after a student to prevent them from doing harm to him/herself or others).

12. Conforms to safety standards, as prescribed. 13. Performs other tasks related to the position, as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Involves interpreting and translating oral and written material and information from one language to another for districtwide distribution, and special education student/parent information. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (Position Expectations): 1. Knowledge of computers and software applications (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Desktop Publisher, etc.). 2. Knowledge of and familiarity with the specified language, culture, including customs, values, beliefs, and

behaviors. 3. Knowledge of special education terminology may be required. 4. Knowledge of special education law may be required. 5. Knowledge of IEP process and applicable laws may be required. 6. Demonstrated proficiency in reading, writing, speaking, and oral comprehension of English and another language.

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7. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information. 8. Ability to abide by District standards set forth for translators/interpreters for meetings and conferences. 9. Ability to interpret and explain written and oral instructions, practices, and procedures. 10. Ability to interpret and apply general District policies and regulations. 11. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. 12. Ability to use computer keyboard. 13. Ability to meet predetermined deadlines. 14. Ability to research and compile data for regular and special reports. 15. Ability to prepare, files, and maintain records. 16. Ability to recognize and understand limits of authority. 17. Ability to perform mathematical computations. 18. Ability to plan and organize work assignments and determine priorities. 19. Ability to work flexible hours or shifts. 20. Ability to work cooperatively with employees, students, parents, and the public. 21. Ability to recognize and report hazards and apply safe work methods. 22. Possess physical and mental stamina commensurate with the responsibilities of the position. POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Education, Training, and Experience: 1. High school graduation or other equivalent (i.e., General Educational Development (GED), foreign equivalency,

etc.). 2. Employees selected for this position in a Title I School, and working directly with students in an instructional

capacity, must meet the minimum requirements to be considered "Highly Qualified" as defined by the federal No Child Left Behind Act. This includes a minimum of 48 credit hours or a passing score on the Educational Testing Service (ETS) para-pro assessment.

3. Bilingual proficient-demonstrated oral, reading, and writing competency in English and another language. THE SPECIFIC LANGUAGE(S) REQUIRED FOR THE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE, LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES REQUIRED ARE CONTINGENT UPON THE CURRENT POSITION VACANCY, ADVERTISEMENT, OR ASSIGNMENT. Licenses and Certificates: 1. A valid driver's license that allows the applicant/employee to legally operate a motor vehicle in Nevada. License

must be maintained for the duration of the assignment. 2. Copy of current driving history issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles at time of application or Qualified

Selection Pool (QSP) placement and at time of interview prior to final selection. Preferred Qualifications: 1. Demonstrated experience working with school, staff, parents, and the public. 2. Demonstrated experience in interpretation and translation skills in English and another language. DOCUMENT(S) REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION: 1. High school transcript or other equivalent (i.e., General Educational Development (GED), foreign equivalency,

etc.). 2. College transcript(s), if applicable. 3. Copy of passing score on the ETS para-pro assessment, if applicable. 4. Verification of successful completion of a bilingual examination administrated by Clark County School District. 5. Specific documented evidence of training and experience to satisfy qualifications. EXAMPLES OF ASSIGNED WORK AREAS: Extensive travel to and from Clark County School District facilities, other designated school areas, and other agencies. WORK ENVIRONMENT: Strength: Medium/Heavy - exert force of 20-50 lbs., occasionally; 10-25 lbs., frequently; up to 10 lbs., constantly.

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Physical Demands: Frequent sitting, carrying, climbing, balancing, crouching, jogging, running, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, stooping, kneeling, reaching, handling, and repetitive fine motor activities. Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment. Stamina to remain and maintain concentration for an extended period of time. Hearing and speech to communicate in person, via video conferences and computers, or over the telephone. Vision: Frequent near acuity, occasional far acuity, and color vision. Vision to read printed and online materials, a Video Display Terminal (VDT) screen, or other monitoring devices. Environmental Conditions: Climate-controlled office setting and exposure to weather with temperatures ranging from mild/moderate to extreme cold/heat. Exposure to noise levels ranging from moderate to very loud for occasional to frequent time periods. Hazards: Furniture, playground/office equipment, communicable diseases, chemicals and fumes (as related to specific assignment), and power/hand-operated equipment and machinery (as related to specific assignment). EXAMPLES OF EQUIPMENT/SUPPLIES USED TO PERFORM TASKS: District-issued/personal vehicles, computers, peripheral equipment and software applications, printers, telephones, calculators, copy machines, fax machines, filing cabinets/equipment, etc.


This employer does not knowingly discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or national origin.


See job description.


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