LINGUIST List 21.5226
Wed Dec 22 2010
Jobs: Translation: NCS Language Officer, Central Intelligence Agency
Editor for this issue: Elyssa Winzeler
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Translation: NCS Language Officer, Central Intelligence Agency, District of Columbia, USA
Message 1: Translation: NCS Language Officer, Central Intelligence Agency, District of Columbia, USA
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Subject: Translation: NCS Language Officer, Central Intelligence Agency, District of Columbia, USA
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University or Organization: Central Intelligence Agency Department: National Clandestine Service Job Location: District of Columbia, USA Web Address: https://www.cia.gov Job Rank: NCS Language Officer
Specialty Areas: Translation
Required Language(s): Arabic (arb) Chinese (cmn) Dari (der) Korean (kor) Farsi (prs) Pashto (pst) Russian (rus)
NCS Language Officer Work Schedule: Full Time Salary: $51,630 - $94,837 Location: Washington, DC metropolitan area
NCS is seeking candidates fluent in the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, Dari, Korean, Pashto, Persian/Farsi and Russian. Performing a critical and dynamic function within the National Clandestine Service (NCS), the Language Officer applies advanced foreign language skills, experience, and expertise to provide high-quality translation, interpretation, and language-related support for a variety of NCS clandestine operations.
Minimum requirements include a bachelor's degree, native or near-native fluency in a foreign language (Arabic, Dari, Korean, Pashto, Persian/Farsi and Russian), and a strong interest in international affairs. Candidates must possess sound English language writing and oral skills and good interpersonal and communications skills.
All applicants must successfully complete a language test, a thorough medical and psychological evaluation, a polygraph interview and an extensive background investigation. U.S. citizenship is a requirement. To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.
Important Notice: Knowledge by non-Agency personnel of your association with the Central Intelligence Agency or the Intelligence Community may limit your ability to perform or preclude you from certain assignments. NCS applicants should therefore endeavor to protect the fact that they have applied and/or are thinking of applying to the NCS. We urge your discretion throughout the entire hiring process to ensure maximum flexibility for your potential NCS career. Further guidance will be provided as competitive applicants move through the hiring steps.
To learn more and apply, please visit the application URL at:
An equal opportunity employer and a drug-free work force.
Application Deadline: 16-Feb-2011
Web Address for Applications: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/clandestine/ncs-language-officer.html Contact Information Central Intelligence Agency
Page Updated: 22-Dec-2010