We are looking to hire Remote Real Time Captioners now!
Provide immediate verbatim translation of spoken English into text so the student can read the text on a laptop computer screen or other display devices as it is created.
Provide a complete transcription of all spoken words and environmental cues.
Provide the student with an electronic disk, e-mail, or hard copy version of the final, edited transcript as agreed upon with the student.
Research technical terminology related to assignments and continually develop and modify custom software dictionaries.
Prepare for comprehensive and accurate translation for specialized or technical assignments.
Other duties as assigned.
Requirement and skills:
6 - 12months of experience providing real-time captioning services!
Proficiency in computer-aided transcription (CAT) softwareExperience in post-secondary educational transcription.
Comprehensive knowledge of the English language, including grammatical structures, syntax, spelling vocabulary, and punctuation.
Working knowledge of the language and vocabulary used in the assigned translating situations.
General knowledge of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Culture.
Must be able to caption at a minimum rate of 180 or more words per minute with a high level of accuracy.
Proficiently use, maintain, and troubleshoot court reporting steno equipment, real-time software, and computer systems and equipment.
Develop, maintain, and proficiently use a thorough dictionary that enables accurate and fluid translation.
Effectively listen for continuity, sense, and detail while translating.
Proficiently write in real-time in a conflict-free manner using punctuation and sustaining accuracy in fast-paced stressful situations.Use advanced editing skills.
Because CART system software and dictionaries are highly customized, the incumbent must provide their own equipment and software including real-time-capable steno machine, laptop computer, current software for real-time translation, real-time cables, and other items for set up (e.g., extension cords, extra battery, power surge protector).