Amazon Jobs in Tucson – ASL Interpreter

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Job Description:

At Amazon we believe that every day is still day one. We are working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. If you’d like to help the Disability Leave Services (DLS) team build a best-in-class professional services program to deliver leave of absence, disability and accommodation services to Amazon employees, applicants, job seekers and candidates globally, this is your chance to make history by joining our team. DLS Provides services 7 days a week, 24 hours a day to assist employees as they go through qualifying life events.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Travels to various domestic locations to support meetings
  • Flexibility in scheduling that will include evening and/or weekend work hours.
  • Comfortable interpreting in video environment
  • Ensure compliance with standard work, code of professional conduct, federal/state regulations, and company policy
  • Perform outreach and training for ASL language access across geographic areas
  • Provide interpreting services for Deaf, Hard of Hearing and hearing stakeholders in a variety of settings and roles
  • Demonstrate high quality interpretation skills between English and American Sign Language
  • Work collaboratively and professionally with other interpreters during assignments
  • Maintain system records to ensure accurate and timely documentation of interpreting assignments
  • Collaborate in a professional manner with multiple stakeholders
  • Communicate well in both verbal and written English
  • Consult, coordinate and partner with our third-party administrator, HR, Safety, Legal, Payroll, Benefits, team members and other departments/systems as appropriate
  • Maintain a working knowledge and increased understanding of the subject matter to enable effective interpretation for all required disciplines
  • Arrive to shifts and assignments on time and prepared for work. Provide stellar customer service to both internal and external customers

Job Requirements:

  • Fluency in both American Sign Language and English with superior sign-to-voice and voice-to-sign language skills
  • 3 + years of related professional interpreting experience, including VRI services, with strong demonstrated experience interpreting in the all areas of business and/or warehouse environments
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in RID alternative pathway
  • RID (Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf) Certification, or BEI-Basic Certification
  • Expert knowledge in US interpreting industry standards of practice, RID Code of Professional Conduct, Deaf culture, and an elastic linguistic range to match customer needs
  • Strong problem solving, time management and priority setting skills
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with confidential information, including sensitive human resources situations

Job Details:

Company: Amazon

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Tucson, AZ, US

Application Deadline: N/A


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