COURT INTERPRETER - American Sign Language (ASL), Full-time, and Part-time

Superior Court of California County of Los Angeles

Los Angeles County, CA

Los Angeles County, CA, US
Los Angeles County, CA
30+ days ago
POSITION TITLE:              COURT INTERPRETER - American Sign Language (ASL)
                                            (Full-time, and Part-time)

SALARY:                            Full-time (A-Status):                  $ 7,223.91 Monthly
                                           Part-time (C-Status):                 $ 166.07   Half-day

WORK LOCATION:           Various positions available throughout LA County (see all our locations)  

FILING PERIOD:               09/22/2016 - Continuous

EXAM NUMBER:               R9560A

RECRUITMENT TYPE:      Open Competitive Job Opportunity

This position may close at any time based on needs of the Court.
Applicants are encouraged to apply promptly.



Los Angeles Superior Court is the largest unified trial court in the United States. Its 580 judges and commissioners work in one of the 40 facilities within the Court's 12 judicial districts and are supported by more than 4,500 full-time Court employees. The Court has an annual budget of more than $855 million. Located in Southern California, Los Angeles County is geographically one of the nation's largest counties, covering 4,084 square miles and, with over 10,400,000 residents, is also one of its most populous counties.


Court employees are considered disaster service workers under California Government Code section 3100 and are needed to deliver the statutorily mandated, time-sensitive and emergency services in times of local, state, and national emergencies. The Court takes its responsibilities for ensuring a safe workplace and providing essential public services to those who are required to come into a courthouse seriously; including its legal and ethical obligations to protect the workforce, justice partners, and the public from COVID-19.  The Court has implemented various policies and protocols to protect the health and safety of its employees while delivering statutorily mandated essential services. This includes implementing technology to facilitate remote appearances for court users and expanding telework opportunities for employees. 

Under supervision, Court Interpreter - American Sign Language (ASL) performs a wide variety of ASL interpretation services, in person or via remote videoconferencing, for Los Angeles Superior Court. Incumbents provide interpretation services for hearing-impaired jurors in non-courtroom settings, such as orientation and jury deliberation, as well as provide language access services to deaf and/or hard-of-hearing persons as mandated by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

For a detailed job description, please click here. Please note the requirements in the job description may vary from the requirements in the bulletin. Applicants must meet requirements stated in this bulletin.

This position is not eligible for telework opportunities  

BENEFITS (full-time)
  • Choices Benefit Plan - Benefits may be purchased using a tax free monthly benefits allowance between $757.46 - $1,632.60 (based on number enrolled in medical coverage).  If the monthly cost of the benefits selected is less than the monthly allowance, the employee receives the difference as additional taxable pay. Medical, dental, disability, life and AD&D insurance, and health and dependent care spending accounts are available in Options.
  • Deferred Compensation Plan (457) - Optional tax-deferred income plan that includes a County match of up to 4% of employee's salary.
  • Vacation - All permanent employees and other designated categories of employees are eligible to earn paid vacation based on years of service. Vacation time may not be used during the first six months of employment.
  • Sick leave - Depending on the length of service and employment categories, up to one day of full pay per month of service is accrued monthly for qualifying service.
  • Holidays - 13 days per year
  • Bereavement leave
  • Retirement Plan - A retirement plan is provided to full-time, permanent employees.
  • The Commuter Benefit Plan (CBP)- Allows employees to pay for eligible public transit expenses using pre-tax dollars (up to IRS limits).

The information contained herein concerning the benefit package available to incumbents in this classification is based on an employee's appointment to a full-time, permanent position in the Court in this classification.  The specific benefit package any individual employee may receive is subject to change based on that employee's particular employment status and payroll title. For questions regarding benefits, contact the Court's benefit unit at (213) 633-0391 or (213) 633-0395.

To qualify, you must meet the minimum requirement at the time of filing:

Possession of a valid certificate as a "Certified Court Interpreter" for American Sign Language (ASL) issued by the Judicial Council of California on behalf of the State of California.

To learn more about this amazing opportunity and for information on how to become a certified or registered Court Interpreter, please visit the Judicial Council of California website at

All applicants must be able to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 prior to beginning employment with the Court.
  You are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 2 weeks after you:

  • Received a Johnson & Johnson (J&J)/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine, or
  • Received a second dose of a Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, or
  • Finished the series of a COVID-19 vaccine that has been listed for emergency use by the World Health Organization [WHO}

Individuals with a medical condition that prevents them from getting a vaccine, as verified by their medical provider, or those with a confirmed sincerely held religious belief that prohibits them from receiving a vaccine, may request to be excused from this vaccination requirement as a reasonable accommodation to their medical condition or religion. The Court will review requests for accommodation on a case-by-case basis consistent with its existing procedures for reasonable accommodation requests.


Qualifying evaluation of certification, based upon submitted application materials.

Applications may only be filed online. To learn how to apply online, please access the Online Employment Application Guide. Los Angeles Superior Court reserves the right to verify all submitted documentation prior to appointment. The Court will only consider completed applications submitted, along with the required documents, and will reject incomplete applications. A resume will not substitute for a fully completed employment application. To facilitate the full and proper consideration of your work experience, clearly specify what professional experience meets the required job qualifications. When listing your work experience, please specify the beginning and end dates for each job you held and describe your experience for each position.
Please provide a current and accurate e-mail address for the Court to communicate with you about this job opportunity. Human Resources staff will notify all applicants of their application status via e-mail. We recommend that you add to your SAFE SENDERS list to avoid the notification being filtered as spam mail.
Los Angeles Superior Court is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations to participate in the recruitment process can contact the email address provided below. For additional employment information, please click here.
Questions regarding this posting may be e-mailed to

We will notify you of the outcome after each step of the recruitment process has been completed. Applicants who successfully pass each (and all) examination part(s) will be placed on an eligible list that will remain active for approximately one year. Other vacancies may be filled using this list.

Exam No.: R9560A
COURT INTERPRETER - American Sign Language (ASL)

Applications may be submitted online at
OR via the HR computer kiosk at
Los Angeles Superior Court
Human Resources Administration
111 N. Hill Street, Room 203
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Los Angeles County, California
Agency: I15 - Interpreters Central Assigned

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