Bahdini Interpreter at Language Line LLC

  • Shift Full-Time
  • Job Qualifications High School Diploma

Job Description

Bahdini Interpreter at Language Line LLC

LanguageLine Solutions is Hiring!

At LanguageLine, we strive for a world in which language and cultural barriers no longer exist. Use your language skills to dramatically improve the lives of limited-English speakers, as well as the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing. Even better, you can do this while working from your own home.

LanguageLine has been certified as a Great Place to Work, and is regularly listed as one of America’s top work-from-home employers.

Our interpreters serve clients across numerous industries, including health care, 911, first responders, education, government agencies, and all walks of business.

As an interpreter, you will receive training that is the best in the industry. We’ll ensure that you learn new skills while further developing your skillset. We provide numerous opportunities for advancement. You’ll be in a certified ASTM and ISO environment. You’ll also be supported by a Senior Language Specialist, as well as our Interpreter and Technology Help Desks.

Join our team now!

Job Description

Work at Home Bilingual Bahdini-English Phone Interpreter

Job Title: Bahdini Interpreter

Location: Work at Home position in United States

Position: Phone Interpreter

Pay: $0.75 – $0.90 per minute. Actual per minute rates are dependent on the time of day or night when calls are taken and the level of interpretation as defined by LanguageLine Solutions.

We Offer:

  • Employee Referral Program.

  • Advancement opportunities within the organization.

  • Interpreter support.

  • An inclusive and diverse work environment.

Position Overview:

The Bahdini Telephone Interpreter is responsible for handling calls on demand, and renders the meaning of conversations between Bahdini and English speakers. The interpreter breaks the communication barrier in a wide range of industries that LanguageLine Solutions serves: 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.  The interpreter is professional and courteous at all times and uses appropriate terminology and understands common industry procedures and practices. The interpreting sessions may involve simple or complex, technical or non-technical subjects.

This position does not involve written translation however translators and other skilled linguists are encouraged to apply. The Interpreters translate verbally.

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

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Respond to the interpreting sessions 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 expressions.

  • Maintain a professional demeanor throughout the interpreting sessions at all times.

  • Remain calm during interpreting sessions in the event that one of the primary speakers is incoherent or upset, especially in emergency situations.

  • Maintain punctuality and availability during work hours.

  • Follow client instructions, in compliance with protocol to ensure client expectations are met with the Limited English-speaking Person (LEP), avoiding interaction with the LEP 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 Bahdini 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 LEP.

  • 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 preferred.

  • Must be able to adapt to any LLS technology enhancements that improve service delivery and meet client demands.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

  • Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with LanguageLine Solutions (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Candidates who are currently employed by a client of LanguageLine Solutions or an affiliated LanguageLine Solutions business may not be eligible for consideration.

  • Ability to read and write the requested languages – highly preferred.

**Based on your location, a post-offer, a pre-employment background check and/or drug screen may be required**

Technical Requirements:

  • Dedicated mobile phone for business purposes – Apple iPhone or Android smart phones are acceptable

  • 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 3 Mbps.

  • Must have access to a quiet space free from background noise or distraction.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to operate a keyboard and mouse and remain in a stationary position in front of a computer the majority of the workday.

  • Must be able to operate company provided software and systems to perform all aspects of the job. 

  • Must have sufficient manual dexterity to type or write.

  • Able to lift up to 26 lbs.

  • May be exposed to moderate noise levels; i.e. computer, audio, telephone.

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