Job Number2022-153Application Deadline12/10/2021Position Start Date1/3/2022
Location: Special Education – Farnsworth MS @ Guilderland CSD
The work involves facilitating the translation of verbal communication for Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing students. An incumbent is responsible for interpreting presentations, instructions, and assignments in a variety of settings, both sign-to-voice and voice-to-sign. Direct supervision is received from the assigned school district or BOCES supervisor. Does related work as required.
A. Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Bachelor’s degree in an Interpreter Education Program or closely related field; OR, B. Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with an Associate’s degree in an Interpreter Education Program or closely related field and two (2) years of experience interpreting for the deaf/hard-of-hearing; OR, C. Possession of a high school diploma or GED and four (4) years of experience interpreting for the deaf/hard-of-hearing plus completion of at least one (1) college-level course in American Sign Language.
Vacancies are filled by certified list provided by Albany County Civil Service. Should no certified list be available, candidates appointed to this position will be serving in a provisional appointment in accordance with New York State Civil Service Law. The candidate must successfully complete a competitive examination and be eligible for appointment in accordance with Civil Service Law and the Civil Service Rules for Albany County to obtain a permanent appointment.
The selected applicant will be subject to a fingerprint supported criminal history background check in accordance with SAVE Legislation effective July 1, 2001.