DeafLink Sign Language Interpreter, The League (Fort Wayne, IN)

DeafLink is excited to announce the availability of a full-time salaried Sign Language Interpreter position. The right candidate will have the opportunity to provide American Sign Language interpreter services in community settings including medical, educational, business, and government situations primarily in northeast Indiana. As a DeafLink Sign Language Interpreter you will benefit from a:

  • Stable work environment
  • Consistent schedule
  • Limited on-call responsibility with additional compensation for any on-call activity
  • Competitive salary
  • Annual performance based bonus 
  • Retention bonus ($3,000 after 5 years of employment)
  • Paid continuing education opportunities
  • Paid certification testing and RID membership dues
  • Health insurance ($1per paycheck premium. Company also contributes up to $3,015 to out of pocket expenses) – Option to decline coverage and increase salary (if can provide proof of other coverage)
  • Professional liability insurance and worker’s compensation insurance
  • Agency paid life insurance
  • Agency paid disability insurance
  • Paid time-off including vacation time, sick time, personal days
  • Company contributed retirement account and additional retirement investment options
  • Willingness to assist with relocation expenses

DeafLink is the premier sign language interpreting service in northeast Indiana. Since 1990, we have been serving the communication needs of people who are Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing.

Job Qualifications:

  • Four years paid experience as a sign language interpreter or RID/NAD IV certification
  • Extensive knowledge of ASL grammar and linguistics and Deaf culture
  • Adherence to the RID interpreter Code of Professional Conduct

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • RID/NAD IV certification, or the skills, knowledge, and abilities needed to obtain RID/NAD certification.
  • Indiana Interpreter Certification (IIC), or the skills and education needed to obtain IIC.

Salary Range: $42,000.

To Apply: Send resume’ and cover letter to: Garth Sponseller, DeafLink Director at garths@the-league.org.

Closing / Removal Date: May 15, 2017

See also: www.the-league.org/about/employment