Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Interpreter for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (Statewide Services)

(part time, durational)

Recruitment #190927-5029SH-001

Introduction

The State of Connecticut Department of Rehabilitation Services (DORS), Bureau of Rehabilitation Services, is currently recruiting for a durational Interpreter for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (Statewide Services) for the Danbury area office. You will be responsible for supporting DORS Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors in their daily functions.  This is a part-time (30 hours per week) durational position. This position will require statewide travel as needed.

All applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application with their submission.  Please Note: You will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application for this posting to the JobAps system.

Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact  Sabrina Betts at sabrina.betts@ct.gov or (860) 424-4985. 

Selection Plan

This position will be filled in accordance with reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion and merit employment rules.

NOTE:  At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position.  These documents may include:  performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency. 

If selected to interview, please bring the following at the time of interview:

  • Non State Employee: Three (3) professional references from current or former Supervisor. 
  • State Employee: Two (2) most recent service ratings at the time of interview.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

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.

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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred Candidate would be:

  • familiar with Vocational Rehabilitation terminology;
  • able to demonstrate interpreting and voicing skills;
  • familiar with the National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Code of Professional Conduct.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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.

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.



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The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.