Translator at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. 428 views

The U.S. Mission in Baghdad is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the Translator position in the U.S Defense Attache Office. 

Announcement Number: Baghdad-2021-020 
Position Title: Translator
Position Grade: FSN- 07
Who May Apply: All Interested Applicants/All Sources
Closing Date:  September 04, 2021





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Our Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity: The U.S. Mission in Iraq provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. The U.S. Mission Iraq also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The U.S. Mission is committed to fostering a diverse workforce and encourages men and women to apply.

Duties (Summary)

Serves as the translator to the Chief of Attaché Operations (CAO), assists other Attachés and support staff as required. Translates English and Arabic when mission dictates.  Drafts and translates unclassified official correspondence in both, English and Arabic. Performs administrative duties such as preparing and delivering correspondence, greeting and assisting visitors, answering telephones/emails, managing the Defense Attaché Office social calendar, etc.

Qualifications & Preferred Skills


University degree in English, translation, Business Administration or Management required.

Prior Work Experience

Three (3) years of Translation or Administrative Assistant experience that include translation or interpretation is required.


Language Required 

English and Arabic Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing is required. (This May be Tested)


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