Singhalese Linguist CAT II - CENTCOM


Kuwait City, Kuwait

Posted on: 18 Jan 2024

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Employment: Full Time

Amentum is seeking linguists with excellent English skills to grow our talented and diverse team globally towards our mission's success. We are looking for dedicated linguist professionals in a variety of languages/dialects to support our intelligence community customer OCONUS. Linguists will support U.S. military operations in Kuwait as Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in an assigned area of responsibility. Linguists will contribute an assortment of language services and will be responsible for providing cultural perspective and understanding of the region's historical, political, sociological, and economic trends to select members of the senior leadership staff.

Principal Responsibilities of the Position:
- Provide operational contract linguist support for military operations and interpret during interviews, meeting, and conferences.
- Transcribe and analyze verbal communications.
- Scan, research, and analyze foreign language documents for key information.
- Supply a variety of translation and interpretation services for Singhalese.


Job Requirements:
- Must be a U.S. citizen.
- Must possess excellent command of Singhalese (target languages) & English verbal skills; Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) proficiency level 3 in target language and proficiency level 2+ in English based on oral and written language skills examination.
- Must hold a current U.S. passport. (Or apply as soon as accepted into the program).
- Must possess an active Secret clearance for access to classified information.
- Must be willing to work in Kuwait and able to meet all requirements to obtain residency .
- Must be willing to work shifts and extended hours in support of 24 x 7 operations.
- Must have familiarity with and ability to conduct oneself in accordance with the local culture and customs.
- Must undergo medical examination and be able to meet all MOD15 requirements put into place by the military.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our 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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