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Court Interpreter

Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court

Essential Tasks: Overtime is required when court is in session beyond normally scheduled working hours. Provide Spanish language interpreting services during court proceedings. Respond to inquiries of Spanish-speaking public and guide them to appropriate services. Translate court forms from English to Spanish. Evaluate docket and review court files to determine the need for interpreters and maintain a database of people who require interpreting services for future hearings. Maintain statistics regarding type of hearing and number of people requesting interpreting services. Have the ability to get along with others and to work under stress. Interpret simultaneously and consecutively verbatim; translate by means of either a written or oral mode; maintain confidentiality; organize and prioritize workload; maintain a high level of accuracy and interpret for people with limited linguistic skills and comprehension of the judicial system. May perform other duties as assigned to meet the operational needs of the Court. A more comprehensive job description is available at https://metro.nmcourts.gov or may be obtained in the Human Resource office of the Metropolitan Court.

Contact Information

Name: Stephine Otero