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CAT II Tamil/Hindi Linguists will provide linguistic support to Commander Fifth Fleet(COMFIFTHFLT) who operates in the COMUSNAVCENT Area of Responsibility (AOR), located Outside Continental United States (OCONUS). Linguists will also support Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), which has been established as an embedded activity with COMUSNAVCENT/COMFIFTHFLT to provide coordinated Coalition operations in the AOR. The CMF is an international naval partnership that provides security for civilian maritime traffic by conducting counter-piracy and counter-terrorism missions in the heavily-trafficked waters of the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, including the Red Sea, the Persian Gulf, the Gulf of Aden, Arabian Sea and the wider Indian Ocean.  Linguists shall provide language interpretation, translation, and transcription services to COMUSNAVCENT supporting a wide variety of general purpose, intelligence and operational missions.


Minimum Requirements

In addition, each CAT II Tamil/Hindi Linguist shall have the capability to:


CAT II linguists shall have proficiency in the SCRL of an ILR level 3 and a working proficiency in English (ILR level 2+). CAT II linguists shall be either citizens or permanent residents of the US or 5 eyes partner nations who have been vetted by government designated personnel. US CAT II linguists, as necessary, will be granted interim access to SECRET by the Defense Security Service or other designated government Personnel Security authority for the specific purpose of providing support under this contract. This interim access is not transferable to other government contracts or agencies.

Desired Requirements


·       US Citizen

·       Must be able to obtain a Secret clearance.

·       Must be willing to live on a vessel for long periods of time.

·       Previous DOMEX, MEDEX, and CELLEX experience required as will be a part of translation and transcription processes.

·       Must be able to read, write, speak, and listen in specified language at a 3/3/2+ level.

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