Education: High School Diploma or GED.
Months/Years of Experience: None
Required Qualifications: U.S. Citizen. Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance. Must be certified with the American Sign Language Association.
Duties: The Interpreter (Sign Language) interprets for deaf and hearing impaired persons, is skilled in interpreting rapid-fire conversations, provides translation between spoken and manual (sign language) communication, translates spoken material into sign language for understanding of deaf, and interprets sign language of deaf into oral or written language for hearing individuals or others not conversant in sign language. The Interpreter may translate television news and other broadcast for deaf viewers.