Position Open: Chief Court Interpreter, U.S. District Court, New York City (Manhattan)

The Chief Court Interpreter manages all interpretation and translation services provided to the Court, Pretrial Services, and U.S. Probation; oversees the scheduling and assigning of interpreters for in-court and out-of-court proceedings; keeps daily statistics of interpreted and translated events on the office’s scheduling software; records and maintains statistics on Excel of interpreting rendered by language skilled interpreters, to be reported quarterly to the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AO); prepares and electronically submits quarterly interpreter usage reports to the AO. The Chief Court Interpreter supervises six staff interpreters and two administrative assistants and manages a pool of over 200 contract interpreters, ensuring that contracts are prepared and executed, interpreter oaths are administered, FBI background checks are conducted, and the online SDNY Interpreter Ethics Course is completed; develops and communicates office, Court, and AO policies and procedures to staff and per diem interpreters; oversees payment procedures for contract interpreters; oversees the acquisition, maintenance, and use of interpreter audio equipment.

Qualifications include: Certification from the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts and five years of specialized court interpreting experience, including at least one year’s equivalent to work at the JSP 14 level.

Salary range: : $146,529-$170,800.

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