Linguist - AFRICOM

Location: Multiple locations, Africa
Date Posted: 06-14-2018
Linguists wanted!
Linguist support services are required to transcribe, translate, and interpret information gathered from a variety of sources in order meet ongoing, new and/or changing mission or operational requirements.

Linguists will support United States (US) Africa Command (AFRICOM), whose mission is to protect and defend the national security interests of the United States by strengthening the defense capabilities of African states and regional organizations and, when directed, conducts military operations, in order to deter and defeat transnational threats and to provide a security environment
conducive to good governance and development.


Support personnel may be required to live and work in harsh and hostile environments (to include combat operations), and may be required to remain in the area of military operations for the duration of that mission.
Linguists employed on this task order shall be physically and mentally prepared to endure extended periods outdoors in all weather conditions while accompanying U.S. Forces on various missions in full protective gear (body armor and helmet).  Travel may include transport via small aircraft, rotary craft, ground vehicles (MRAP, HUMVEE, commercial vehicle, etc.), or water craft in a wide variety of environments including high winds, rough terrain, and high altitude.
 
Qualifications:
CAT I, CAT II, and CAT III level linguists desired.
 
Required Languages:
Linguists with capabilities in multiple languages highly desired
Afar
Afar + French
Amharic (AC)
Arabic-Yemeni / Somali (AU/SM)
Chinese Mandarin / Chinese Cantonese (CM/CC)
French (FR)
French / Somali (FR/SM)
Maay
Somali (SM)
Somali / Amharic (SM/AC)
Somali / Arabic (SM/AD)
Somali / Swahili (SM/SW)
Somali / Maay Maay
Swahili (SW)
Turkish (TU)
Somali (SM)
Swahili (SW)
Somali / Swahili (SM/SW)
Amharic + Somali (AC+SM)
French / Somali (FR/SM)
Somali / Swahili (SM/SW)
Somali / Maay
Somali (SM)
Somali / Amharic (SM/AC)
Somali + Amharic (SM + AC)
Arabic (Tunisian) + French (BW+FR)
French (FR)
French / Hausa + Arabic (FR/HS +AD)
French / Hausa + Taureg (FR / HS + TT)
French / Taureg + Hausa FR / TT + HS)
French (FR)
French + Fulani (FR + FV)
Somali (SM)
 
Place of performance:
Most work is performed in the AFRICOM area of responsibility, which includes 54 African countries, as well as the islands of Cape Verde, Equatorial Guinea, and Sao Tome and Principe, along with the Indian Ocean islands of Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, and Seychelles. Primary countries will be Djibouti, Kenya, Somalia, Tunisia, Niger, and Cameroon.

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