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Urban Dialect English Linguist - New Orleans, LA

  • MVM, Inc.
  • 04/08/20
  • New Orleans, LA
  • 70112
  • $30.31 / Hourly
  • Part-Time
TITLE: Urban Dialect English Linguist
LOCATION: New Orleans, LA

About MVM

PASSIONATE. DEDICATED. PURPOSE-DRIVEN. These are just some of the characteristics that describe the 2,500 and counting members of MVM, Inc. We are a professional services firm with extensive domain expertise in the areas of counter-narcotics, criminal and civil investigations, public safety, and national security.

To thrive at MVM, Inc. takes a certain kind of person; we want someone who identifies with our values and is willing to challenge themselves both personally and professionally. We seek people who are passionate about serving and making a difference in the lives of others.

Were looking to add Urban Dialect English Linguists. If you can envision joining a team where youll have the opportunity to work with law enforcement personnel to deliver mission-driven results that have a powerful impact on your local community, then we are looking for you!

As an Urban Dialect English Linguist, your mission will be to have a sense of urgency and to be an organized, deadline-driven self-starter; capable of juggling multiple priorities at once and executing each to completion.

Key functions you will perform:

MONITOR: Listen to or read foreign language communications to perform immediate verbal summaries
TRANSCRIBE: Review audio/video material and write/transcribe information with a superb degree of accuracy and expression
TRANSLATE: Accurately translate a wide variety of complex material into Standard English
EVALUATE: Objectively evaluate information and make sound judgments on changing situations
SUMMARIZE: Provide verbal and written summaries of day-to-day communications across all levels of the English language, including complex and/or highly idiomatic speech, slang, and colloquial expressions
SAFEGUARD: Work to a professional code of ethics with confidentiality and neutrality

What you need to have:

1 year of translation experience (professional or personal)
Bachelors Degree OR 4 years of professional experience
Native or near-native oral and written communication skills in English
Ability to deliver the highest quality of work under extreme pressure
Availability to work a minimum of 32 hours per week when assigned to a project
MUST be available to work a flexible schedule; to include nights, weekends, and holidays
Proficient in MS Office

Preferred Qualifications:

Active security clearance
Available to travel for 30-90 days at a time

All applicants selected will be subject to a strict government background investigation and must meet criteria that includes, but is not limited to:

U.S. Citizenship
Favorable credit check
Resided in the U.S. at least 3 of the past 5 years
MVM, Inc. is committed to supporting the federal government and improving quality of life for all Americans!

If you have what it takes, apply now!

For more information about the company please visit our website at
MVM is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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