About this Job
Cryptologic Technicians Interpretive are the Navy’s linguists. CTIs attend language training at the Defense Language Institute (DLI), in Monterey, California. They specialize in the analysis of foreign language materials and the preparation of statistical studies and technical reports.
Language training is open to men and women in Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Persian-Farsi, Russian, and Spanish. Additional languages are available to CTIs that qualify for an additional language. New recruits cannot get a guaranteed language in their enlistment contract. Language assignment is determined at DLI based on aptitude, school quotas, and Navy requirements.
-Operating sophisticated state-of-the-art electronic radio receivers, magnetic recording devices, computer terminals and associated peripherals in the communications signals environment;
-Operating sophisticated, computer-assisted information systems;
-working with classified material;
-Translating, interpreting and transcribing foreign language communications data;
-analyzing and reporting highly technical information of strategic and tactical importance to fleet commanders and national intelligence agencies;
-performing temporary duty aboard a variety of naval surface and subsurface vessels and aircraft.
United States Navy Nuclear Field requirements:
-Age: 17 to 39
-Must be a United States Citizen (Cannot hold dual Citizenship)
-Pass the Entrance and Navy Advanced Placement Test
-Must be able to obtain a Top Secret Clearance
-Must pass a Medical Screening
PAY AND BENEFITS
-$15,000 Enlistment Bonus
-Free health insurance
-A retirement plan
-Navy College Program and Tuition Assistance
-Post-9/11 GI Bill, up to 100% tuition
-Professional credentials and certifications College credit hours toward a bachelor’s or associate degree through the American Council on Education