Spanish Interpreter – Federal Public Defender – Denver, CO

The Federal Public Defender for the District of Colorado is accepting applications for the position of Staff Interpreter of Spanish serving our Colorado and Wyoming offices. The Federal Public Defender operates under the authority of the Criminal Justice Act, 18 U.S.C. § 3006A, to defend persons unable to afford counsel in federal criminal cases.

Primary Job Duties: The Spanish Interpreter must be fully fluent in the Spanish language, and fully able to accurately interpret/translate all forms of verbal and written communications. Proficiency in consecutive and simultaneous communications is required, including some familiarity with geographically based slang and colloquialisms. Case related interpretation includes, but will not be limited to, court documents, transcripts, medical and forensic reports, and audio recordings. Oral interpretation requirements will include communications during jail visits, phone calls, and witness interviews.

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