Staff Interpreter (Columbus)

Job Title:

Staff ASL Interpreter



Full-time position: Extending to and no greater than 40 hours/week during 8 AM – 6 PM, Monday – Friday.


Position Overview:

Staff Interpreter provides sign language interpreting services to the Deaf Community and the Heritage Interpreting staff/clients as requested and/or scheduled by the Operations Department.


Reports to:

Director of Interpreting


  • Interpret between American Sign Language (ASL) and English
  • Interpret for various assignments (may include education K-12, medical, business, post-secondary, mental health, and other fields)
  • Willing to travel to all areas of the Columbus metropolitan area
  • Occasional travel for out-of-state assignments
  • Professionally represent the agency
  • Adhere to agency policies and procedures, as well as department requirements
  • Attend Heritage Interpreting staff meetings and staff development activities as required
  • Other duties, as necessary


Minimum qualifications:

  • RID certification preferred
  • Reliable transportation is required
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-driven yet collaborative working style
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain composure under pressure
  • Commitment to continuous professional growth and learning



Columbus, OH


  • $50k – $60k annual salary, depending on experience and certification
  • Opportunities for additional income outside of business hours
  • Guaranteed annual pay increase



  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Annual professional development budget
  • Generous PTO and company holiday schedule
  • Casual work environment
  • 401k
  • Moving costs (<$2,000), if moving to Columbus


Increasing the diversity of thought, perspectives, ideas, and opinions within Heritage Interpreting is a critical change element supporting our long-term sustainability and mission to provide top-tier interpreting services.We strive for a level of diversity that reflects the communities we serve. Achieving this – regardless of ability, race, ethnicity, ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, socioeconomic class, educational attainment, or other social identities – is critical to the success of each Heritage Interpreting employee, and collectively, as an organization, ensuring that we:

  • Have a different array of thinking that comes from diverse backgrounds and cultures, enabling us to solve problems effectively.
  • Strive for a culture of inclusion and belonging by treating others with dignity, respect, and appreciation, enabling them to feel welcome, supported, and valued.
  • Effectively connect, communicate, and build long-lasting relationships with decision-makers, stakeholders, and constituents within diverse communities.