TS3 Translator 3
Department of Families
Francophone Affairs Secretariat, Community Service Delivery
Advertisement Number: 37710
Salary(s): TS3 $73,421.00 – $92,693.00 per year
Closing Date: June 17, 2021
The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).
Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.
An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.
Translation Services is a central agency mandated to provide translation, interpretation and terminology management services – in English and in French – to all government departments, the Legislative assembly, the courts, Crown organizations, and Special Operating Agencies in Manitoba.
Conditions of Employment:
- Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
- Must be able to function fluently in English and French
- Ability to work outside regular office hours as required
- Must provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check
- Successful completion of a degree in translation. A combination of a degree in a related discipline and relevant experience may also be considered
- Strong written communication skills in both English and French
- Experience with and proficiency using computer applications, specifically Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
- Strong verbal communication skills in both English and French
- Experience translating and revising, in a wide variety of subject areas
- Experience with and proficiency using translation memory softwares/computer assisted translation tools
- Strong research and analytical skills
- Excellent organizational skills; ability to adapt to unforeseen changes in schedule and interruptions; ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines with tight timelines
- Ability to work autonomously, with minimal supervision
- Ability to manage change and manage complex translation projects
- Strong interpersonal skills; ability to build and maintain good working relationships; ability to interact with others with tact
- Experience working with a terminology database
- Experience in team leadership, consensus building and conflict resolution
- Membership in an association affiliated with the Canadian Translators, Terminologists and Interpreters Council or the Ordre des traducteurs, terminologues et interprètes agréés du Québec, and/or possession of a nationally recognized accreditation
- Knowledge of Manitoba’s cultural and linguistic context
Reporting to the Manager, Translation Services, the incumbent supervises and supports the work of a team of 20-25 freelancers and four in-house translators/revisers to ensure quality translation from English into French for all Government of Manitoba departments, Crown corporations and special operating agencies, the Legislative Assembly and the Courts. The incumbent is responsible for leading complex and sensitive translation projects, establishing and maintaining qualitative and quantitative standards and procedures. The incumbent works in close collaboration with the translation coordinator, the terminologists, freelancers, in-house translators/revisers (Interpretation Section), and administrative staff to improve efficiency and meet client needs. This includes managing expectations, monitoring the use of computer-aided technology and assessing training needs.
Advertisement # 37710
Service Centre 4
Human Resource Services
600-259 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB , R3B 2A9
Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.
Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.
We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
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