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COURT INTERPRETER - 22010709 1

Date: Aug 20, 2021

Location: FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, US, 33301

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Requisition No: 428501 

Agency: State Courts System

Working Title: COURT INTERPRETER - 22010709 1

Position Number: 22010709 

Salary:  $4,583.33 - $8,250.00 monthly 

Posting Closing Date: 10/01/2021 

Job Description

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.

Education and Training Guidelines

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

 

Two years of court/legal related work experience.

Competencies

Requires valid certificate as a Certified Court Interpreter issued by the Florida Supreme Court, Office of the State Courts Administrator.

Special Comments

The Florida State Court System is a criminal justice agency. The successful applicant will be fingerprinted for the purpose of conducting a criminal history record check. Employment in this position is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background check.

 

In accordance with Section 110.205(2)(c), Florida Statutes, positions with the Florida State Courts System (judicial branch) are not covered under the Career Service System.

 

All employees of the Florida State Court System are at-will employees and serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority and do not attain tenure rights.

How to Apply

Submit applications to Court Administration at:

201 SE 6th St Rm 20140

Ft Lauderdale, FL 33301

dsobel@17th.flcourts.org

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami