PAE, Inc Cultural Advisor in Multiple Locations, Iraq

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Cultural Advisor

PAE is currently seeking an Arabic/Kurdish Linguist/ Cultural Advisor to provide translation and interpretation support to multiple OCONUS locations on a casual/intermittent basis. Primary responsibilities include:

•Provide translation for training personnel in austere environments

•Interpret fast oral conversations between English and target languages

•Demonstrate effective translation (written/spoken) from Arabic and Kurdish to English and English to Arabic and Kurdish

•Acting/Performing quality control of all foreign language translations and transcriptions as interpreter during discussions as required

•Developing and implementing translation methodology and quality control procedures and standards

•Work with a diverse training audience to ensure modules of instruction, conversation, and training guidance is accurately translated from Arabic and Kurdish to English/English to Arabic and Kurdish

Required Qualifications:

•A minimum of a Bachelor's degree coupled with 2+ years experience; OR A Master’s with 0+ yrs experience OR a High School diploma coupled with 8+ years experience.

•Be Fluent in spoken and written English, and the languages of Arabic and Kurdish

•Must be willing to deploy overseas

•Possess an active Secret Clearance

•Must have a valid US Passport

•Must have the ability to meet minimum requirements for OCONUS deployment

•Willingness to live/work in austere environments

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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