07/26/2023Return to view all job openings
The ideal candidate will have:
Knowledge/Experience - Valid Virginia driver’s license or the ability to obtain within 30 days of employment. Certificate of Transliteration or Interpretation through the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf or Quality Assurance Screening Level III or above through the VQAS testing system, Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) Level III Intermediate or above via EIPA Diagnostic Center, or National Interpreting Certification. Interpreting/transliterating experience in both individual and group situations.
Knowledge of deaf culture and common communication issues associated with deafness and hearing loss; the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words and rules of composition and grammar; office procedures, tracking systems, and work-task organization; and, Windows-based computer software, or similar work processing software.
Competencies: -Proficiency in American Sign Language and other signing communication modalities. Proven interpreting and transliterating skills in American Sign Language, expressive and receptive as determined by State Quality Assurance Screening
Skills/Abilities - Skills in leading teams to desired outcomes; and, promoting and delivering quality interpreter services for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Ability to: independently plan, organize, and prioritize work to accomplish team goals; interpret and appropriately apply established policies and procedures in the provision of services; analyze and interpret complex information for various audiences; interpret client communication in a manner that others understand consumer views and/or wishes; maintain confidential information and abide by RID’s Code of Conduct; and, organize and manage multiple and sometimes unrelated or competing responsibilities in a timely manner.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals from varying social and economic environments
Completion of an interpreter training program or equivalent amount of training and experience.
Hiring Range: Minimum starting salary is $46,305 commensurate with experience.
Cert: Any Certification
You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.
This has been designated a sensitive position under Va. Code § 2.2-1201.1. A fingerprint-based criminal history check will be required of the finalist candidate.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during the application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Minorities, Individuals with disabilities, Veterans, Americorp, Peace Corps, and other National Service Alumni are encouraged to apply.
Equal Opportunity Employer State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:55 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s New Recruitment Management System. PageUp provides a confirmation of receipt when your application is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your PageUp account to check the status of your application for this position. You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.
Name: Human Resources
In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.