JOB VACANCY AT THE PHILIPPINE OVERSEAS LABOR OFFICE (POLO)

By: Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines, Seoul

The Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) at the Philippine Embassy in Seoul is now accepting applications for the position of Interpreter/ Translator. Following are the primary duties and responsibilities as well as qualifications required for the position:

TITLE: INTERPRETER/ TRANSLATOR

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Provide interpretation and translation services;
• Facilitate communication for people with limited Korean and/or English proficiency;
• Assist in the verification of employment documents;
• Prepare and file reports related to labor and employment;
• Perform administrative and other duties as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• Open to Korean nationals only;
• Must have at least a Bachelor's degree;
• Must have excellent oral and written English;
• Must be proficient in the Korean Language (native speaker)
• Must have experience in administrative work and be computer literate (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
• Must be willing to work overtime and on weekends occasionally
• Experience in Korean-English interpretation and translation is an advantage
• Preferably between 25-45 years old

PREFERENCE FOR APPLICANTS WITH THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS:

• Must be excellent in Korean to English and vice versa interpretation and translation (written or oral)
• Ability to interpret and translate English into Korean and vice versa
• Must be able to grasp the nuances, idioms, and meaning of written and spoken Korean and English, and to precisely interpret or translate them in English and Korean
• Excellent customer service skills and the ability to respond to a range of customer needs
• Ability to drive a motor vehicle and possesses a valid driver's license is an advantage
• Good interpersonal and communication skills

Interested applicants may submit personally or through mail their resume with photo, transcript of records from college/university attended and other pertinent documents not later than 26 March 2017 to:

Philippine Overseas Labor Office
Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines
80 Hoenamu-ro, Yongsan-gu,
Seoul, Republic of Korea, 04346

or thru email at [email protected]