EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

 

COURT INTERPRETER – SPANISH INTERPRETER

11997 (State-funded)

 

Administrative Office of the Courts

Sixth Judicial Circuit

 

Description of Work:

 

The essential function of the position within the organization is to interpret legal proceedings for non-English speaking or hearing impaired persons to ensure due process. The position is responsible for interpreting the spoken or written word from a source language to a target language, translating court evidence to a target language, testifying as an expert witness regarding accuracy of translated documents or tapes, and collecting statistical data. The position works under direct supervision according to set procedures. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Supervising Court Interpreter.

 

Minimum Training and Experience Required:

 

**Applicants MUST possess a valid certificate as a certified court interpreter issued by the Florida State Courts System’s Office of the State Courts Administrator.

 

Bachelor’s degree in English, the source language, or a closely related field.

 

Additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis, excluding supervisory experience.  Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis.

 

Two years of court/legal related experience preferred.

        

Location:       Pinellas County Justice Center, 14250 49th St. N., Clearwater, FL 33762

                        *Travel to court locations throughout Pinellas and Pasco County may be required.

 

Salary:           $4,829.52 monthly plus benefits; State Pay Grade 67

 

Court Application is available via Internet at:    www.jud6.org, under “employment”

 

Submit the Court Application & Resume to:               Sixth Judicial Circuit Court

                                                                                           Human Resources, Suite 2H

                                                                                           14250 49th Street North

                                                                                           Clearwater, Florida 33762     

 

                                                                                           Or via email at:  SixthCircuitHR@jud6.org

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:           Friday, September 23, 2022 by 12:00 p.m. (or until filled)

 

Equal Opportunity and Diversity Employer                             Drug-free Workplace

 

ANY PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO REQUIRES A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE APPLICATION/SELECTION PROCESS SHOULD CALL THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (727) 453-7165 IN ADVANCE.