Resources for Interpreters
Current Interpreting Staff and Contractors
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Staff Positions at SignOn
SignOn staff positions offer work in a variety of interpreting community and video settings without the isolation of a freelance business. Administrative staff manages the scheduling. Flexible scheduling, with paid time off, and medical/dental/vision/disability/professional liability insurance is available. Other benefits include full reimbursement for parking and mileage, regular paychecks, and reduced fees for professional workshops.
SignOn at HSDC also works with a select group of interpreters who contract for specific assignments. Potential subcontractors are screened and must provide proof of the following:
- National Certification (may be waived in some circumstances)
- State and City Business License
- Professional Liability Insurance
- State Interpreter Licensure (If applicable. Does not apply to Washington state interpreters)
Some contracts require additional steps:
- Washington state background check
- Verification of identification
- Completed immunizations and TB testing for medical settings
To inquire about working as an independent contractor, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that job verification forms and an invoice must be submitted in order to be paid. Payment is issued 45 days after both are received.
RID Supersite Testing
SignOn is pleased to be an official testing site for the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID). As a Supersite we have the ability to provide flexible scheduling to testing candidates. We have a quality Local Test Administrator (LTA) team who adhere to the standards and protocols of RID’s National Testing System.
Find more information about taking the RID certification exam here.
For more information about RID Testing, visit the FAQs page.
RID Certification Maintenance Program (CMP) Sponsor
SignOn is an RID approved CEU sponsor. Contact us at SignOn@hsdc.org or 206.632.7100 to earn CEUs for your independent study or workshop.