Job Developer/Interpreter

Company Information

Company Name: Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness, Inc. (GLAD)

Position: Permanent

Start Date:

Location(s):

2222 Laverna Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90041
United States

Job Information

Job Description for Job Developer/Interpreter

Employment services offered at GLAD assist deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals with job information, job training, job placement, and accessibility for the deaf and hard-of- hearing individuals, co-located at eight Employment Development Department (EDD) Offices. The programs under employment services are: Job Readiness Training, Workplace Accessibility, Job Development, Placement and Follow-up.
 
Under the supervision of the EDD Job Placement Coordinator/Program Manager, the Job Developer/Interpreter will:
 

  • Provide Job Development/Placement services;
  • Work in conjunction with traditional employment resources, develop employment opportunities, identify openings and opportunities for clients in need of employment assistance;
  • Provide interpreting for job interviews, job counseling to clients and employers, sensitivity awareness and training for existing and potential employers of deaf and hard-of-hearing clients;
  • Provide direct communication support to deaf and hard-of-hearing employment placement coordinator at selected Employment Development Department (EDD) Field Offices;
  • Provide interpreting services to deaf and hard-of-hearing persons seeking EDD services;
  • Perform such tasks and responsibilities as may be delegated.

Job Requirements for Job Developer/Interpreter

  • Bachelors of Art (BA) or Bachelors of Science (BS) degree is preferred.
  • Interpreter certification from the Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) with level 4 or above; or National Interpreter Certification (NIC) given by Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID).
  • Excellent customer service skills are required. Applicants must possess knowledge of interpreter Code of Ethics, and the role of the interpreter.
  • Fluency in American Sign Language;
  • Basic knowledge of Americans with Disabilities Act is desirable.
  • Basic computer skills are a must.
  • Ability to relate to and be sensitive to deaf persons with widely varying communication skills and language levels and the ability to work with a diverse, multi-ethnic population.
  • A flexible self-starter and a resourceful team player;
  • Being detail-oriented with strong organizational skills,
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • The ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and sometimes with competing deadlines;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the capability of maintaining a cooperative relationship with co-employees, directors, employers, community members, other agencies and the CEO.
  • Punctuality and reliability are required.
  • Involvement with deaf community is desirable.
  • Applicants must be able to handle confidential situations; have the ability to work independently, take initiative and thrive under pressure in a fast-paced environment;
  • A professional demeanor, including phone manners and knowledgeable of office procedures.
  • Reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance as required by law.

 
Interested candidates please send your resume, cover letter and completed application to gladhr@gladinc.org.

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Majors Desired

Liberal Arts

Candidates should apply directly by sending:

Resume
Cover Letter
Application Form

Contact Information

Name: Monique Ball

Title: HR Specialist

E-Mail: gladhr@gladinc.org

Phone: 323-892-2138 (VideoPhone)

Fax: 323-550-4265