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LINGUIST List 21.3284

Sat Aug 14 2010

Jobs: Translation: NCS Language Officer, Central Intelligence Agency

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        1.    Allison Cross, Translation: NCS Language Officer, Central Intelligence Agency, District of Columbia, USA

Message 1: Translation: NCS Language Officer, Central Intelligence Agency, District of Columbia, USA
Date: 13-Aug-2010
From: Allison Cross <allison.crosstmpgovernment.com>
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, Standard (arb)
                            Korean (kor)
                            Farsi, Eastern (prs)
                            Pashto, Central (pst)
                            Russian (rus)

Description:

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, 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 listed below.

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

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