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DLITE II Linguist Positions

1.     CAT II Arabic/Persian Farsi Linguist


Number of Open Positions: Multiple
Start Date: Immediate Opening
Place of Performance: Bahrain (supports Navy at Sea)
Prime Contractor: Global Language Solutions
Customer: INSCOM (DLITE II)
Clearance: Secret
Citizenship: U.S.
T&E: Billeting and sustenance provided by GVT
Mandatory Contract Linguist Labor Category Requirements:
·       Category II (CAT II) - CAT II linguists shall have a working proficiency in target language (ILR level 3) and English (ILR level 2+); U.S. Citizens; Secret.
·       See additional DLITE II LCAT Descriptions on the past page of this document
Position Requirements
Qual (Y/N)
Rationale / Experience
Secret


US Citizen


Must Speak Arabic and Persian


Must have Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) proficiency level 3 in the target languages


Must have a proficiency level 2+ in English based on oral language skills examination. Tests required are a reading comprehension in English, and speaking tests for Arabic, Farsi, and English.



2.     CAT III Arabic Linguist


Number of Open Positions: Multiple
Start Date: Immediate Opening
Place of Performance: Gulf Region
Prime Contractor: Global Language Solutions
Customer: INSCOM (DLITE II)
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Citizenship: U.S.
T&E: Billeting and sustenance provided by GVT

Mandatory Contract Linguist Labor Category Requirements:
·       Category III (CAT III) - CAT III linguists shall meet at a minimum the criteria of ILR level 3 in target language and English.; U.S. Citizens; Top Secret/SCI. CAT III linguists shall be able to understand the essentials of all speech in a standard dialect and have broad enough vocabulary that he/she rarely has to ask for paraphrasing or explanation.
·       See additional DLITE II LCAT Descriptions on the past page of this document
Position Requirements
Qual (Y/N)
Rationale / Experience
Top Secret/SCI


US Citizen


Must possess excellent command of Arabic (target language) & English verbal skills


Must have Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) proficiency level 3 in the target languages and level 3 in English based on oral language skills examination.




3.     CAT III Somali/Arabic (Yemeni dialect) Linguist


Number of Open Positions: Multiple
Start Date: Immediate Opening
Place of Performance: Bahrain (supports Navy at Sea)
Prime Contractor: Global Language Solutions
Customer: INSCOM (DLITE II)
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Citizenship: U.S.
T&E: Billeting and sustenance provided by GVT

Mandatory Contract Linguist Labor Category Requirements:
·       Category III (CAT III) - CAT III linguists shall meet at a minimum the criteria of ILR level 3 in target language and English.; U.S. Citizens; Top Secret/SCI. CAT III linguists shall be able to understand the essentials of all speech in a standard dialect and have broad enough vocabulary that he/she rarely has to ask for paraphrasing or explanation
·       See additional DLITE II LCAT Descriptions on the past page of this document
Position Requirements
Qual (Y/N)
Rationale / Experience
Top Secret/SCI


US Citizen


Must possess excellent command of Somali and Arabic Yemeni (target language) & English verbal skills


Must have Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) proficiency level 3 in the target languages and level 3 in English based on oral language skills examination.



4.     CAT III Dari/Pashto Linguist


Number of Open Positions: One (1)
Start Date: Immediate Opening
Place of Performance: Qatar
Prime Contractor: Global Language Solutions
Customer: INSCOM (DLITE II)
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Citizenship: U.S.
T&E: Billeting and sustenance provided by GVT 
Mandatory Contract Linguist Labor Category Requirements:
·       Category III (CAT III) - CAT III linguists shall meet at a minimum the criteria of ILR level 3 in target language and English.; U.S. Citizens; Top Secret/SCI. CAT III linguists shall be able to understand the essentials of all speech in a standard dialect and have broad enough vocabulary that he/she rarely has to ask for paraphrasing or explanation.
·       See additional DLITE II LCAT Descriptions on the past page of this document
Position Requirements
Qual (Y/N)
Rationale / Experience
Top Secret/SCI


US Citizen


Must possess excellent command of Pashto-Dari (target language) & English verbal skills


Must have Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) proficiency level 3 in the target languages and level 3 in English based on oral language skills examination.



DLITE II Contract Labor Category Descriptions: From the DLITE II Contract

2.2.3 Linguist Category Descriptions
The Linguist Category descriptions are included in this PWS. The Technical Exhibit (see Section J.2.1.2) provides exceptions or caveats to these descriptions for specific linguist SCRLs. All linguists will be vetted by Government designated personnel in accordance with the Department of the Army Contract Linguist Personnel Security Investigation and Counterintelligence-Focused Security Review Program Policy dated 20 Sep 2010, including any additions or addendums.

2.2.3.3 CAT I/IP (5 Eyes)
CAT I/IP linguists shall have proficiency in the SCRL of an ILR level 3/3 and a working proficiency (ILR level 2+) in English. CAT I/IP linguists are either citizens or permanent residents of the US or 5 eyes partner nations (US, UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand). CAT I/IP linguists do not require a security clearance. The Government will review each CAT I/IP linguist’s background and determine if the linguist shall be allowed to work in that capacity. (Note: CAT IP is defined as a CAT I linguist who has successfully completed a polygraph as part of the security process)

2.2.3.4 CAT II (5 Eyes)
CAT II linguists shall have proficiency in the SCRL of an ILR level 3/3 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.

2.2.3.5 CAT III (5 Eyes)

Native proficiency in the SCRL language is preferred for Category III linguist, but is not required. CAT III linguists shall meet at a minimum the criteria of ILR level 3/3 in both the SCRL and English. CAT III linguists shall be able to understand the essentials of all speech in a standard dialect and have broad enough vocabulary that he/she rarely has to ask for paraphrasing or explanation. CAT III linguists shall be able to follow accurately the essentials of conversations between educated native speakers, reasonably make and answer telephone calls, understand radio broadcasts, news stories similar to wire service reports, oral reports, some oral technical reports and public addresses on non-technical subjects. CAT III linguists shall be fluent in English. CAT III linguists shall be either citizens or permanent residents of the US or 5 eyes partner nations who either possess a TOP SECRET Security Clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI), or for US citizens who, after prescribed counterintelligence security interview, have been granted by the US Government an interim TS clearance with interim access to SCI. This interim access is not transferable to other government contracts or agencies.