Fort Bend County

Courts Interpreter - Courts Administration

Job Locations US-TX-Richmond
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/30/2018 3:48 PM)
Job Code
# of Openings
Min Start Salary
USD $2,154.40/Bi.
Professional Management
Max Start Salary
USD $2,534.40/Bi.


Responsible for providing written translation and verbal interpretation from the Spanish language into the English language in a court of record in order to ensure that the message is being accurately delivered and understood between citizens and court employees.  Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department.


Provide interpretation services for District and County Courts at Law.  Translates documents and related material used in the District and County Courts at Law.  Provides information to non-English speaking customers or visitors by telephone and in person.  Contacts and schedules outside interpreters for Spanish and other foreign languages and sign language for District and County Courts at Law.  Requisitions the service of interpreters; Processes invoices for payments.  Follows changes to State and Federal Laws that regulate interpreting and translating services and communicating these changes to all courts.  Plans, develops, and implements language policies, goals, objectives and priorities for the District and County Courts at Law.  Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers.



High School Diploma/GED or Higher; Three years of experience in translation and interpretation.  Strong computer skills, verbal and written communication and organizational skills, strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively with the public, other employees, and elected officials.  Must be a Licensed Court Interpreter by the Judicial Branch Certification Commission (JBCC) and must hold a master license in accordance with Govt. Code 157.101(d)(2).  Bi-lingual in English/Spanish.


SALARY RANGE: Professional/Management Grade 12, $2,154.40 - $2,534.40 biweekly based on qualifications

CLOSING DATE:  Upon filling position


All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.


Fort Bend County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate

on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability or national

origin, or any other reason protected by law.


To be considered for employment, all interested candidates should complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at




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