ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS

SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL

 

SPANISH COURT INTERPRETER – Dade City (State Funded)

 

Description of Work:

Applicants must be currently certified by the State of Florida to be considered. 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:

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.

*Requires valid certificate as a certified court interpreter issued by the Florida State Courts System's Office of the State Courts Administrator.

 

Location:        East Pasco Government Center, 38053 Live Oak Avenue, Dade City, FL 33525

Some travel to court locations throughout Pinellas and Pasco County may be required.

 

Salary:            $4,829.92 monthly plus benefits; State Pay Grade 67

 

Submit Application & Resume To:             Sixth Judicial Circuit Court

Human Resources, Suite 2H

14250 49th Street North, Clearwater, Florida 33762

Fax: 727-453-7166 or SixthCircuitHR@jud6.org

 

Application can be found here: www.jud6.org, under “employment”

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:         UNTIL FILLED

 

Equal Opportunity ~ 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.