PASSIONATE. DEDICATED. PURPOSE-DRIVEN. These are just some of the characteristics that describe the 2,500 and counting members of MVM, Inc. We are a professional services firm with extensive domain expertise in the areas of counter-narcotics, criminal and civil investigations, public safety, and national security.
As a Sinhalese Linguist, you will be working with law enforcement personnel on projects that will have a powerful, life-changing impact in your local community.
Job Location: NATIONWIDE
Essential Functions & Responsibilities
DISCRETION: Working to a professional code of ethics with confidentiality and neutrality
ANALYZE: Objectively evaluate information and make sound judgments on changing situations
SUMMARIZE: Provide verbal and written summaries of day-to-day communications across all levels of the Sinhalese language, including complex and/or highly idiomatic speech, slang, and colloquial expressions
TRANSCRIBE: Review audio/video material and write/transcribe information with a superb degree of accuracy and expression
TRANSLATE: Accurately translate a wide variety of complex material from Sinhalese into Standard English
Minimum Qualifications & Skills
1 year of translation experience (professional or personal)
Bachelor’s Degree OR 4 years of professional experience
Native or near-native oral and written communications skills in both Sinhalese and English
Availability to work a minimum of 32 hours per week when assigned to a project
MUST be available to work a flexible schedule that will include nights/weekends and holidays
Ability to type a minimum of 40 WPM
Proficient in MS Office
Preferred Qualifications (Not required)
Active security clearance
Available to travel as needed
U.S. Citizenship or permanent residency
Favorable credit check
Resided in the U.S. at least 3 of the past 5 years
MVM, Inc. is committed to supporting the federal government and improving quality of life for all Americans, and we need you to join the team!
For more information about the company please visit our website at www.mvminc.com
MVM is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.