R-4097 Staff Interpreter Huntsville Regional Center

R-4097     Reference #6260052

  Posting Date: May 10, 2019

AIDB is sensitive to the needs of individuals who are Blind or Visually Impaired and/or Deaf or Hard of Hearing and for qualified applicants and employees will make reasonable

accommodations.

We receive our applications through the Alabama Career Center System.  Please review position requirements below for minimum qualifications.  Visit your local State Career Center or contact via phone 256-480-2109 or fax 256-362-7219 for instructions and application materials.

POSITION:    Staff Interpreter

                      Office of Field Services Huntsville Regional Center

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must possess a minimum of high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must possess and maintain or be eligible for Alabama Interpreter Licensure upon employment.
  • Must have experience interpreting for the deaf and deaf/blind.
  • Must possess human relations skills to work cooperatively with the community and AIDB staff.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Must possess knowledge of federal and state laws related to interpreting.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator’s license as issued by the Alabama Department of Public Safety.
  • Must possess an automobile for use on the job and liability insurance in effect.
  • Must be willing to travel extensively on a daily basis.
  • Must possess a minimum entry sign language proficiency level of ADVANCED according to AIDB evaluation system (SLPI/SCPI); and ADVANCED PLUS must be obtained within the first thirty (30) months of employment.
  • Upon offer of employment, the ABI/FBI record check must be completed based on the Alabama Child Protection Act of 1999 pursuant to Act 2002-457. A non-refundable fee of $46.90 is required at the scheduled appointment.  Suitable criteria must be confirmed by the Alabama State Department of Education prior to beginning to work. 

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide interpreting services and sign language training.
  • Interpret for deaf, deaf/blind, and hard of hearing individuals and groups in legal, business, personal and/or service delivery settings within AIDB and the community.
  • Assist in developing interpreting agreements with various community service agencies.
  • Assist in developing community education workshops and training sessions.
  • Assist in making presentations to various agencies and groups about deaf awareness and interpreting services.
  • Maintain and monitor interpreting services database.
  • Assist Interpreter Coordinator as needed with scheduling, billing, and payroll.
  • Assist in the coordination of periodic in-service meetings with interpreters.
  • Coordinate/teach sign language class as approved by the Regional Center Director.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

SALARY:      $40,285 - $63,446     Scale PI IN  

(260 Days)   

Direct deposit is required.

This is an exempt position and is not subject to overtime or compensatory provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.             

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: May 17, 2019            

This position is funded by a grant award, funded by revenue generated, necessary for compliance or direct service delivery and may be terminated at any time.

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