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City of Glendale AZ Court Interpreter, Part-time (20 hours per week) in Glendale, Arizona

Description A Court Interpreter provides simultaneous and consecutive Spanish and English interpretation and translation services of court proceedings for Spanish-speaking defendants. Essential Functions 1. Provides verbal Spanish interpretation and translation services in a variety of court settings. 2. Provides simultaneous/consecutive interpretation of testimony, questions, and responses during legal proceedings. 3. Translates written documents, including existing court forms and other court-related documents and materials as assigned. 4. Schedules other language interpreters on an as needed basis. 5. Performs data entry functions including case management updating. 6. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications/Special Requirements/Success Factors Two years of experience providing English to Spanish interpreting services in a public setting. Knowledge of: The Spanish language with demonstrated proficiency in proper regional and idiomatic usages City Code, Arizona court system, Arizona Revised Statutes, Arizona Rules of Civil and Criminal Procedures, and legal terminology AJACS court case management system Skill In: Simultaneous/consecutive interpretation Effective interpersonal relations Literal interpretation and translation Use of personal computer, MS Office products and court-specific software and computer systems Word-processing and spreadsheets to create letters, forms, brochures, and reports Mathematics including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and percentages Ability to: * Provide simultaneous/consecutive interpretation of testimony, questions, and responses during legal proceedings Provide Spanish translation of existing court forms and other court-related documents, materials, phone messaging Make independent decisions following established procedures, manuals, and codes Follow written and oral instructions Accurately perform simultaneous translation of English into Spanish and Spanish into English during court proceedings Read, understand, and accurately complete legal forms and documents Interpret and follow complex rules, regulations and procedures Apply legal terminology pertinent to court activities and procedures Maintain excellent customer service skills, adapt to changing work situations, and remain objective in dealing with irate, emotional, and sometimes difficult human interactions Communicate effectively verbally and in writing Establish effective working relationships with City staff and the general public Operate office equipment including personal computer, copier, fax and courtroom tape recorders Work varied hours utilizing flex scheduling *Special Requirements: Must obtain a Tier 3 or Tier 4 level certification through the Arizona Supreme Court Interpreter Credentialing Program within 24 months of hire. Any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. Success Factor Classification Level - Foundational Success Factors Definitions Classification Levels Personal Accountability & Integrity Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and in complying with organizational rules, policies and procedures. Earns others’ trust and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism. Foundational, Professional/Supervisory, Managerial, Executives Teambuilding & Collaborative Relationships Inspires and fosters team commitment, spirit, pride and trust; develops cooperative working relationships with others. Foundational, Professional/Supervisory, Managerial, Executives Effective Communication Conveys information respectfully, credibly, and effectively. Foundational, Professional/Supervisory, Managerial, Executives Continuous Learning & Development Assesses and recognizes own strengths and weaknesses; takes initiative in pursuing self-development and learning to expand skills and increase knowledge. Foundational, Professional/Supervisory, Managerial, Executives Commitment to Service Excellence Strives to excel in meeting the needs of both internal and external customers in a fair and equitable manner. Delivers high-quality services with a commitment to continuous improvement. Foundational, Professional/Supervisory, Managerial, Executives Innovation Applies original thinking in approach to job responsibilities and to improve processes, methods, systems or services. Foundational, Professional/Supervisory, Managerial, Executives Salary: $20.54 - $30.80 Hourly Location: Glendale, AZ Job Type: Part Time Department: City Court Job Number: 2021 -02144 Closing: Continuous Hours per Week: 20 Agency: City of Glendale (AZ) Address: 5850 W. Glendale Ave. Glendale, Arizona, 85301 Phone: 623-930-2270 Website: http://www.glendaleaz.com

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