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Chenega Corporation Pashto Linguist in Hurlburt Field, Florida


Kapsuun Group, LLC

Company Job Title: Pashto Linguist

Clearance: TS/SCI

Location: Hurlburt Field, FL

Reports To: Site Lead

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time, Regular


The Pashto Linguist will provide translation services in a variety of forms. The Pashto Linguist will provide cryptologic language training to military and civilian personnel and work with the Project Manager and Language and Training Content Manager, develop and integrate language training materials, technologies, and methods into existing training programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide translation and language related services in a variety of forms including, but not limited to: transcripts, gists, reports, oral recordings, posters, and signs.

  • Provide global language, cryptologic language, and cultural training to military forces and civilian personnel via traditional classroom instruction, written materials, technology-based instruction, distributed learning services, and OJT.

  • Develop new global and cryptologic training materials, curriculum, and courseware for approval of US Government.

  • Work with the Language and Training Content Manager and customers, research and integrate new language training technologies, software, and methodologies into customers’ existing training programs.

  • Track student progression and report effectiveness of training to Language and Training Content Manager.

  • Integrate new Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) curriculum and materials in a timely manner

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • High school/GED degree required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

  • 3 years of experience in producing translation and language related services.

  • 1 years’ experience providing language or related instruction. Military cryptologic language instructor experience preferred.

  • TS/SCI clearance required with current SSBI

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to pass a language test Interagency Language Round Table (ILRT) level 3 Pashto and an advanced working proficiency in English (ILRT level 2 based on the DLPT 4).

  • Ability to obtain Counter Intelligence (CI) Polygraph clearance

  • Ability to write and speak target language in clear and concise grammar and pronunciation.

  • Ability to produce idiomatic translations of non-technical material using correct syntax and expression from English to target language and vice versa.

  • Ability to conduct consecutive, accurate translations/interpretation of on-going conversations/activities.

  • Ability to effectively train others in global language, cryptologic language, and culture.

  • Ability to travel

  • Ability to receive and maintain all customer required access, included but not limited to facilities and Information Systems

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-Florida-Hurlburt Field

Organization: Kapsuun Group, LLC
Strategic Business Unit: Military Intelligence and Operations Support
Security Requirements: TS / SCI
Job Schedule: Full Time Exempt
Recruiter: Manny Gonzalez
Req ID: 1900004863