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Interpreter or Translator

Buea Jobs   (Buea)

Posted : 6 July, 2017
Category : Translation   Location : Buea
Job type : Full Time
 

Responsibilities

  • Facilitate effective communication between two parties that do not speak a similar language by converting one spoken or written language to another.
  • Attend conferences and meetings and act as official translator to mediate discussion.
  • Translate foreign languages for clients in prison so they can understand prison officials.
  • Relay concepts and ideas between languages.
  • Translate spoken communication to sign language for hearing impaired audience.
  • Convert written materials from one language into another, such as books, publications, or web pages.
  • Create a new text in the target language that reproduces the content and style of the original.
  • Edit and proofread text to accurately reflect language.
  • Use dictionaries and glossaries for reference.
  • Employ computer-assisted translation.
  • Facilitate communication for people with limited English/ French proficiency.
  • Translate languages at meetings such as attorney-client meetings, preliminary hearings, arraignments, depositions, and trials.
  • Interpret both legal terminology and colloquial language.
  • Read aloud documents in a language other than that in which they were written.
  • Provide language services to healthcare patients with limited English/ French proficiency.
  • Translate patient materials and informational brochures issued by hospitals and medical facilities into another language.
  • Accompany foreign visitor and facilitate communication between receiving party and visitors.
  • Adapt a product or service for use in a different language and culture.
  • Profile

  • At least two years experience in the field
  • Good knowledge of MicroSoft packages
  • Holder of at least a Bachelors degree