Certified Deaf Interpreter

Essential Functions: 

  • Providing interpreter services for deaf/hard of hearing directly or through “feeding” 
  • Providing accurate translation from English text to ASL (not Signed English) 
  • Serving as a liaison to promote good public relations between the deaf/hard of hearing, staff, and clients
  • Exhibiting an interest in self-improvement in written to ASL translation ability, interpreting skills, and in establishing a better understanding of WIS processes 
  • Other related duties as assigned 

Office Space & Equipment Requirements: 

  • Provided within World In Sign Studio  

Other Requirements: 

  • Experience in translating text to ASL (samples available upon request) 
  • Must agree to abide by the Dress code policies: dress professionally and wear solid colors 
  • Dependable in attendance 
  • Extensive working knowledge of the NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct 

Preferred: 

  • Working knowledge and experience collaborating with other Certified Deaf Interpreters and ASL Interpreters 
  • Video interpreting experience (recent) 

Required: 

  • Must be a Certified Deaf Interpreter with the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (required) 
  • Must live in the D.C. – Maryland – Virginia area (required) 

Job Type: 

  • Part-time, contract – up to 25 hours per week 

Location:

  • On-site at our Maryland office
Certified Deaf Interpreter
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