In the Department of Rehabilitation Services, Interpreting Unit, this class is accountable for serving as interpreter for deaf and hard of hearing individuals as requested by vendors.
Works under the general supervision of the Interpreter Coordinator or other employee of higher grade.
May lead/supervise lower level employees as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
As assigned by the Interpreter Coordinator serves as interpreter for the deaf and hard of hearing to courts, executive or administrative boards, commissions, agencies, hospitals, institutions, bureaus, committees, schools, colleges, universities and wherever interpreting services are required throughout the state.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of all forms of interpreting for the deaf and hard of hearing ; familiarity with National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID); Code of Professional Conduct; interpersonal skills; oral communication skill.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Incumbents in this class must possess and maintain a National Interpreting Certification and be a registered Interpreter with the State of Connecticut in accordance with Sec. 46a-33a of the Connecticut General Statutes.
1. Incumbents in this class must possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license. At the time of appointment candidates must have a motor vehicle driving history satisfactory to the Commissioner of Rehabilitative Services. 2. Incumbents in this class will be required to travel.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(12)-SOCIAL SERV (P-2)
This cancels the existing specification for the class of Interpreter for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (Statewide Services) in Salary Group SH 22 approved effective May 15, 2015. (Inactivation of class)