Spanish Translator/Interpreter

Job Description: Work at Home Bilingual English/Spanish Language Phone Interpreter

Job Title: Telephone Interpreter
Location: Work at Home position in Nevada
Position: Contract Position Long Term

**This is a remote position. The Interpreter works from his/her home-office. It is essential to ensure a quiet & secure environment.**

Position Overview:

The Telephone Interpreter is responsible for handling calls on demand and renders the
meaning of conversations between required language and English speakers. The interpreter
breaks the communication barrier in a wide range of industries including: Healthcare,
Government, Insurance, Financial, Utilities, Travel & Hospitality, General Business, Law Enforcement, Court, and 911. The interpreter processes information quickly, concisely and recognizes sensitive
cultural differences. He/She is always professional and courteous . The interpreter uses
appropriate terminology and understands common industry procedures and practices. The
calls may involve simple or complex, technical, or non-technical subjects. Telephone
interpreters translate verbally.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Answer calls promptly and conduct interpretation in a friendly and professional manner.
  • Render correct concepts and meanings according to the conventions of established
    interpretation protocol, avoiding omissions or additions.
  • Speak clearly in both languages using proper pronunciation, enunciation and polite
  • Maintain a professional demeanor throughout the call, always.
  • Remain calm during calls if one of the primary speakers is incoherent or
    upset, especially in emergency situations.
  • Maintain punctuality and availability during scheduled work hours.
  • Follow client instructions, in compliance with protocol to ensure client expectations are
    met with the Limited English-speaking Person, avoiding interaction with the Limited English-speaking Person without client’s permission. 
  • Understand protocol and terminology for various industries including, but not limited to,
    Medical, Insurance, Finance and Law.
  • Demonstrate commitment to cultural sensitivity and working in a diverse environment.




  • Fluency in the required language Spanish and English and skilled in the associated cultural dynamics.
  • Ability to provide cultural competency and assess regional and accent differences to find ways of communicating with the Limited English-speaking Person.
  • Excellent listening, retention, and note-taking skills to maintain a high level of accuracy
    during interpretation.
  • Education or work experience in language-related fields such as teaching, language
    assessment, translation or interpretation would be an asset.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States.
  • Able to work independently.
  • Able to commit to working a minimum of 37hrs/weekly
  • Has the aptitude for close attention to detail regarding shift/schedule adherence

Technical Requirements:

  • iPhone or Android phone
  • High speed Internet connection for work related electronic communication. 
  • This internet connection should provide download speeds of no less than 5 Mbps and upload speeds of 1 Mbps.
  • Paper shredder to dispose of handwritten notes taken during calls


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to operate a keyboard and mouse and remain in a stationary position the majority of the workday.
  • Must have sufficient manual dexterity to type or write.
  • May be exposed to moderate noise levels, i.e. computer, audio, telephone


Why Kelly®?

As a worker today, it’s up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find what’s next is what we’re all about. We know what’s going on in the evolving world of work—just ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

Reno, NV 89550, US