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Protrans is now hiring Alabanian, Arabic, Ga, Jamaican Patois, Korean, Lao, Spanish, Urdu/Pashto, Vietnamese and Yoruba linguists to work under our five-year sub-contract with the United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

The work for Spanish linguists is consistent throughout the year while the work in the other languages is on a project by project basis and can last between 3-6 months at a time and therefore offers a slightly higher compensation. All positions associated with this contract require a security clearance from the DEA for which Protrans will sponsor you, provided that you satisfy the security requirements established by the DOJ. The first requirement is that you MUST be a citizen of the United States. The other security requirements will appear after you have reviewed the qualifications required to obtain the positions.

Minimum Qualifications for In-House Spanish Translators:

  • B.A./B.S. Degree in Spanish or Linguistics (or related field)
  • At least three years experience Must be Bilingual, Biliterate, Bicultural
  • Type 40-50 wpm
  • Must work weekends, nights, holidays
  • Must be able to pass an extensive government security clearance
  • Must have a history of good credit

Minimum qualifications for all other Language Translators:

  • American Translators Association (ATA) Accredited
  • B.A./B.S. Degree in Foreign Language, Linguistics or related field

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Advantages of working with Protrans: 

  • We hire the best people and help make them even better!
  • Competitive rates for linguists
  • Medical Insurance and other benefits
  • Challenging work will give your resume some much needed exposure
  • 401K
  • 10 paid holidays
  • 10 paid vacation days

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