IQ 1 200
  • Full Time
  • Baghdad, Baghdad Governorate, Iraq
  • TBD USD / Year

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.

Valiant Integrated Services

Valiant is seeking skilled Linguists to provide interpretation, transcription, and translation services to support ongoing and new U.S. operations and mission requirements.


  • Conduct accurate and consecutive translation, transcription, and interpretation Kurdish-Kurmanji or Sorani into English
  • Translate various syntax and expressions to include colloquial and slang phrases from English Kurdish-Kurmanji or Sorani and vice versa
  • Work and travel in austere environments
  • Provide advice on the cultural and ethnic significance of statements, conversations, situations, and documents
  • Accurately scan, research, and analyze foreign language documents
  • Other related tasks as assigned

Position Requirements

  • Must have proficiency in Kurdish-Kurmanji or Sorani and English speaking and writing Level 3/3 of Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR)-Native proficiency preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of Kurdish culture with previous work in the region-Native familiarity preferred
  • Experience interpreting and translating Kurdish-Kurmanji or Sorani into English
  • Ability to understand the essentials of all speech in standard dialect and vocabulary, rarely requiring the need for paraphrasing or explanation
  • Familiarity with the local culture and customs with the ability to operate within the local populace
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Clearance Required: Secret
  • Important note: the Government requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination for this program before deploying. Therefore, a requirement of this position is the ability to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

Req. 22-3740

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