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CAT I, II, III Dari/Pashto Linguist

  • LIS Solutions
  • 10/16/19
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • 11201
  • 62,000 / Yearly
  • Full-Time


LIS mission is to provide our customers with strategic, dynamic and innovative solutions. Versatility, Agility and Scalability are the defining principles that drive our company to deliver Effective Strategies for Successful Solutions for both our government and industry partners.

LIS, a Woman Owned Small Business, was founded in 1994 as an advanced innovative language service provider. Since then we have organically expanded into Cyber Security, Intelligence and Information Technology to support our customers with their rapidly evolving global enterprise-wide requirements.

This role is for US Citizens Only, Green card holders will be accept under a different role GCH 60K and only if candidate has been a resident in the U.S for a minimum of 3 years. Green card holders must be able to speak read and write in both Dari and Pashto, no single language candidates will be accepted.

Our Client is seeking for Linguists with that can speak and write fluently in Dari, Pashto, and English. Linguist will provide foreign language services to support classified Operations with US Military personnel in and around Afghanistan:

Positions available:

CAT I - Non-cleared US Citizen
Must be willing to work overseas, in this case, Afghanistan.

Job Description:

Support their assigned unit 7 days per week for a minimum of 8 hours per day which can be extended to 12 hours or longer depending on mission. Read, write, and speak in clear and concise grammar and pronunciation the required foreign languages and English fluently in a combination of DariEnglish
Have the ability to conduct consecutive, accurate translation and interpretation of on-going conversations and/or
Have the familiarity with and ability to conduct oneself in accordance with the local culture and customs.
Have the ability to deal inconspicuously with local
Be willing and able to live and work in harsh environments, to include living and working in temporary facilities as mission dictates.

Have the ability to serve in a combat zone if necessary.
Have the ability to function effectively and efficiently during extended periods of high pressure and stress.

Provide general linguistic support for military operations and interpret during interviews, meetings, and conferences.
Interpret and translate written and spoken communications.
Transcribe and analyze communications.
Perform document exploitation.
Scan, research, and analyze foreign language documents for key information.
Translate foreign language documents.
Identify and extract information components meeting military information requirements.
Provide input to reports.
Must be proficient in reading, writing, listening, and speaking Dari, Pashto, and English.
Must be proficient in simultaneously interpreting between Dari, Pashto, and English in meetings.
Must be willing to work overseas, in this case, Afghanistan.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000.00 to $105,000.00 /year

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