Dallas, TX and Houston, TX

Core Interpreter: American Sign Language

The Core Interpreter: ASL provides American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation, transliteration, and sight translation communication access either consecutively or simultaneously to appointed Deaf or Hard of Hearing and associated clientele.
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Job Description

The Core Interpreter: ASL provides American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation, transliteration, and sight translation communication access either consecutively or simultaneously to appointed Deaf or Hard of Hearing and associated clientele.

Job Category:  Communication Access, Except Status, Full Time

General Duties

  • Adhere to NAD/RID Code of Professional Conduct
  • Adhere to and follow all MasterWord ISO required processes in reporting, escalation, and documentation
  • Attend scheduled division specific events when applicable
  • Includes but not limited to: provide effective communication interpretation services to members of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community both in-person and remotely in diverse industry settings
  • Support the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Division with internal interpretation needs for Deaf/HH staff, operational needs, and other duties for the division as assigned.
  • Provide observational feedback on operational or service adjustments that may be needed such as the recommendation for a Certified or Qualified Deaf Interpreter
  • Demonstrate MasterWord’s core values at all times in conjunction with any MasterWord performed duty or responsibility
  • Broad Knowledge of Deaf culture, the ASL interpreting field, basic linguistics, and medical terminology in American Sign Langue and English
  • Progressive experience in medical interpretation settings working within diverse organizations and multi-cultural environments

Required Qualifications

  • Broad Knowledge of Deaf culture, the ASL interpreting field, basic linguistics, and medical terminology in American Sign Langue and English
  • Progressive experience in medical interpretation settings working within diverse organizations and multi-cultural environments
  • Must be willing to work occasional out of business hours to meet possible client needs and provide after-hours on call support on a scheduled rotating basis
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills

Company History

MasterWord Services, Inc. (MWS) is an award-winning company and our dedication to our clients and employees make us a leader in the language service industry.

MWS has provided translation and interpreting services to over 300 organizations, in over 250 languages, across four different continents.

MWS is a company comprised of talented language and project management specialists who make quality a priority. We provide a wide array of language services, such as Technical Translations, Interpretation in person, over video (VRI), or over Phone (OPI). Our clients include some of the world’s leading businesses, government entities, and non-profits across the globe. We deliver a broad spectrum of solutions in all languages and one of our industry’s quickest response times, within 24 hours; seven (7) days per week, 365 days a year.

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