Georgia Employer SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER - FULL TIME in Atlanta, Georgia
Sign Language Interpreter - Full TimeLocation:Atlanta, GADepartment:Video / Community InterpretingDescriptionAre you looking for a rewarding career with great compensation, benefits and perks?Then color your career Purple!Under the supervision of the Communication Center Manager, the Interpreter will provide high quality professional Sign Language interpreting through video in a call center and in-person at various customer locations when needed. Interpreters must possess fluent American Sign Language and spoken English, accurate interpreting skills, and thorough knowledge of and adherence to the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf Code of Professional Conduct.Job Requirements:*Must be able to work a 32-hour work week after successful completion of a 40-hour New Hire Training*Effectively interpret in American Sign Language and spoken English a dialogic mannerDuties and Responsibilities Include:*Support and model Purple Communications' mission and values.*Adhere to Purple Communications Center policies and procedures.*Adhere to Federal Communications Commission regulations pertaining to VRS.*Exhibit and maintain professional and ethical behavior at all times.*Demonstrate high quality American Sign Language and spoken English skills.*Provide interpreting services for Deaf, Hard of Hearing and hearing customers in a variety of settings.*Provide effective communication in a video environment and/or on-site services environment.*Multi-task between interpreting effectively while using video-based technology.*Seek manager support for difficult interpreting situations.*Arrive to shifts and assignments on time and prepared for work.*Provide stellar customer service to both internal and external customers.*Collaborate in a professional manner with team.*Contribute to a supportive work environment with positive and creative participation.*Work effectively with minimal supervision.*Attend and pass a 40 hour VRS Training upon hire.*Average no less than 32 hours weekly on a quarterly basis.*Participate in company-sponsored training for Professional Development.*Operate a computer and peripherals with minimal assistance.*Complete required paperwork and data entry in a timely fashion.*Other duties as assigned.*Must be 18 years or older to apply.Physical Requirements:Employees may experience the following physical demands for extended periods of time:*Sitting, standing and walking (95-100%)*Keyboarding (60-80%)*Viewing computer monitor, videophone, and pager requiring close vision (60-80%)Disclaimer:The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job. Employees are expected to follow their supervisor's instructions and to perform the tasks requested by their supervisors.Purple Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job. Employees are expected to follow their supervisor's instructions and to perform the tasks requested by their supervisors. Purple Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Principals only please.