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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Employment Opportunity: Legal/Court Services

Title: Court Interpreter (Spanish)

Closing Date: Until Filled

Department: Probation and Court Services

Hours: Part-Time: Monday-Friday, 20-29 hours per week, day and evening hours

Salary: $20.80 per hour

The responsibilities of this position include:
•    Translate for department personnel when conducting face-to-face interviews with Spanish speaking clients in the Probation office, at the County Jail and in the community
•    Translate written materials from English into Spanish for distribution to Spanish speaking clients
•    Translates messages simultaneously or consecutively into specified languages, orally, maintaining message content, context and style as much as possible
•    When requested by department personnel, communicate with Spanish speaking clients, in the office and by telephone, providing information and ensuring the information is understood by the client
•    Maintain confidentiality of court, department, and client information, only disclosing information to fulfill job responsibilities
•    Participate in studies and training activities to develop and maintain interpreting and translating skills
•    Develop and maintain reference materials
•    Complete any other relevant assignments as determined by appropriate department personnel

Requirements for this position include:
•    Must be a Certified Spanish interpreter who has completed the certification process requirements in the State of Illinois, or a Registered Spanish Interpreter in the process of obtaining Certified status within one year of employment
•    Proficient in Spanish, verbal and written
•    Proficiency in other languages is beneficial
•    Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in the Behavioral Sciences or an equivalent combination of training and experience
•    Ability to take initiative and use good judgment
•    Demonstrated communication skills, both written and verbal
•    Ability to function independently without direction
•    Flexibility in scheduling including evening hours
•    Pass a background investigation

PLEASE NOTE:  Applications for this position should be submitted to:

Applications accepted until position is filled.

Department of Probation & Court Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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DuPage County is an Equal Opportunity Employer