Please see below information regarding announcements that may be of interest:
1- Test Policy Change – Oral Performance Examination
§ Please note that effective July 1, 2012, state policy in Florida requires oral performance exam candidates to score a minimum of 65% on each of the two sight translations, with an overall 70%. Section 6.1.1 of the candidate information booklet (pages 6-7) reflects this policy change. See http://www.flcourts.org/gen_public/interpret/bin/candidate_info.pdf. As a reminder, candidates must still score at least 70% on each of the remaining components of the exam (consecutive and simultaneous) in order to pass.
2- Job Vacancies
§ The Tenth Judicial Circuit has a job opening for a Consortium certified Spanish court interpreter position located in Bartow, Florida. The closing date for this vacancy is July 31, 2012. Job-related information is available online at: http://www.jud10.flcourts.org/?q=content%2Fcareers.
§ The Fifteenth Judicial Circuit has job openings for one (1) Creole and two (2) Spanish staff interpreter positions located in West Palm Beach, Florida. No closing date is noted for these vacancies; the positions will remain open until filled. Job-related information is available online at: http://www.flcourts.org/gen_public/employment/10577,10579&10584.shtml.