US Mission - Iraq

Translator/Interpreter (OLS)

Job Overview

Under the direct supervision of the Office of Language Services (OLS) Supervisor, the incumbent performs official translation and interpretations services from English into Arabic and from Arabic into English for Department of State (DOS) officials and other Mission agencies. Incumbent will accompany US Government officials to internal and external Embassy-related events to perform interpretations. Furthermore, S/he is responsible for archiving translated documents, safeguarding assets, and preparing ad hoc reports.



Three (3) years of progressive experience in language teaching or translating and interpreting from Arabic to English and English to Arabic is required.

Education Requirements:

University degree in English language or English-Arabic translation is required.

How You will be Evaluated:


English level (Fluent) Reading/Speaking/Writing is required. (This May be Tested)

Arabic level (Fluent) Reading/Speaking/Writing is required.  (This May be Tested)

Additional Translation/Interpretation tests will be conducted.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.


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