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Spanish Analytic Linguist - Grand Rapids, MI at MVM, Inc.

Posted in Police/Fire/Emergency 30+ days ago.

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Type: Part-Time
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan





Job Description:

TITLE: Spanish Analytic Linguist

LOCATION: Grand Rapids, MI

About MVM

PASSIONATE. DEDICATED. PURPOSE-DRIVEN. These are just some of the characteristics that describe the 2,500 and counting members of MVM, Inc. We are a professional services firm with extensive domain expertise in the areas of counter-narcotics, criminal and civil investigations, public safety, and national security.

To thrive at MVM, Inc. takes a certain kind of person; we want someone who identifies with our values and is willing to challenge themselves both personally and professionally. We seek people who are passionate about serving and making a difference in the lives of others.

We’re looking to add Spanish Analytic Linguists. If you can envision joining a team where you’ll have the opportunity to work with law enforcement personnel to deliver mission-driven results that have a powerful impact on your local community, then we are looking for you!

As a Spanish Analytic Linguist, your mission will be to have a sense of urgency and to be an organized, deadline-driven self-starter; capable of juggling multiple priorities at once and executing each to completion.

Key functions you will perform:


  • MONITOR: Listen to or read foreign language communications to perform immediate verbal summaries

  • TRANSCRIBE: Review audio/video material and write/transcribe information with a superb degree of accuracy and expression

  • TRANSLATE: Accurately translate a wide variety of complex material from Spanish into Standard English

  • EVALUATE: Objectively evaluate information and make sound judgments on changing situations

  • SUMMARIZE: Provide verbal and written summaries of day-to-day communications across all levels of the Spanish language, including complex and/or highly idiomatic speech, slang, and colloquial expressions

  • SAFEGUARD: Work to a professional code of ethics with confidentiality and neutrality

What you need to have:


  • 1 year of translation experience (professional or personal)

  • Bachelor’s Degree OR 4 years of professional experience

  • Native or near-native oral and written communication skills in both Spanish and English

  • Ability to deliver the highest quality of work under extreme pressure

  • Availability to work a minimum of 32 hours per week when assigned to a project

  • MUST be available to work a flexible schedule; to include nights, weekends, and holidays

  • Proficient in MS Office

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Active security clearance

  • Available to travel for 30-90 days at a time

All applicants selected will be subject to a strict government background investigation and must meet criteria that includes, but is not limited to:


  • U.S. Citizenship

  • Favorable credit check

  • Resided in the U.S. at least 3 of the past 5 years

MVM, Inc. is committed to supporting the federal government and improving quality of life for all Americans!

If you have what it takes, apply now!

For more information about the company please visit our website at www.mvminc.com

MVM is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.