Contract Assessment Raters



Languages Needed:

Chinese (Mandarin/Cantonese), ArabicRussianBengali, Korean, Polish, Japanese, Albanian, Italian, Greek, Urdu, French, Vietnamese, Haitian Creole, Somali, and German. 


Contract Assessment Raters lead the execution of Language Proficiency Assessments and Specialized Interpreter Proficiency Assessments. Assessment Raters will determine language ability by conducting Oral Proficiency Interviews with candidates that include a series of carefully designed and executed questions to determine a candidate’s verbal proficiency in English and/or their other working language and/or evaluate candidate’s ability to interpret between the languages being evaluated.

  • Conducts Oral Proficiency Interviews by asking interpreter candidates a series of carefully designed questions that gradually increase in complexity.
  • Evaluates how accurately candidates can speak the language according to TransPerfect Remote Interpreting protocols and procedures.
  • Accurately rates candidates based on the ILR scale (Inter-Agency Language Roundtable), which is the way in which US Federal agencies define and refers to language ability.
  • Collaborates with the Testing, Training, and Quality Department to ensure a consistent approach to testing process implementation for the most accurate and reliable results and to maintain compliance with all relevant guidelines, regulations, and objectives.
  • Ensures that assessments occur in the most consistent and reliable fashion.
  • Ensures testing data is properly compiled, organized, presented, and utilized in the most accurate and effective manner.
  • Contributes to assessment translation efforts and research and translation projects as necessary.


  • Native speaker of the target language: verbal, reading and writing skills are at the professional proficiency level
  • Successful passage of TransPerfect Remote Interpretation’s language proficiency assessments
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office products: Word, Power Point, Excel
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Comfortable using technology as a crucial assignment tool
  • Must be able to meet deadlines
  • Authorization to work in the US is required

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Post-secondary degree or its equivalent
  • Delivery of oral proficiency interviews for language course placement or elsewhere
  • Familiarity with language acquisition and/or language evaluation concepts
  • Works well with a variety of personalities
  • Attention to detail and multitasking
  • Excellent prioritization and planning skills
  • Familiarity with testing best practices



TransPerfect Connect is the world's leading provider of device-independent remote interpreting services, including video interpretation and over the phone interpretation (OPI). Transperfect Connect is a division of TransPerfect, the world's largest privately held provider of language services and technology-enabled translation solutions to support global business. Founded in 1992, TransPerfect has over 3,500 employees and maintains offices in over 90 cities worldwide. 



About TransPerfect


For more than 20 years, TransPerfect has provided comprehensive language and technology solutions to help our clients communicate and conduct business more effectively in a global marketplace. Equipped with a quality management system certified to both the ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 17100:2015 standards, TransPerfect provides a full array of language and business support services, including translation, interpretation, multicultural marketing, website globalization, subtitling, voiceovers, staffing services, e-learning and training, and legal support services. TransPerfect also offers a suite of next-generation technologies that significantly reduce costs and improve consistency throughout the translation process, making TransPerfect the vendor of choice for the world's leading multinationals.


With annual revenues of over $550 million, TransPerfect is the world's largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. With an unparalleled commitment to quality and client service, TransPerfect is fully ISO 9001 and ISO 17100  certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.



TransPerfect is an equal opportunity employer.


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