Interpreters and Translators

Interpreters and Translators

Interpret oral or sign language, or translate written text from one language into another.

Key Competencies * Integrity * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Self Control * Stress Tolerance * Independence * Adaptability/Flexibility * Cooperation * Achievement/Effort * Persistence

Representative Tasks * Follow ethical codes that protect the confidentiality of information. * Translate messages simultaneously or consecutively into specified languages, orally or by using hand signs, maintaining message content, context, and style as much as possible. * Listen to speakers' statements to determine meanings and to prepare translations, using electronic listening systems as necessary.


Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance,

Job Family Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media

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