Translator & Technical Writer

Ottawa (ON) Remote Only
Opportunity Number: 40128905
Marketing & CommunicationsMarketing & Communications
LanguageSecurity Clearance
English 100%, French 90%Valid Enhanced Clearance
Start PeriodDate Posted
ASAPTuesday, November 16, 2021
Job Description

Our client is looking for a consultant with a background in translation who also has technical writing experience. This unique and exciting opportunity is part-time for 1 year on a contract basis.

This individual must have strong English-to-French translation skills, some French-to-English translation skill, and the ability to render technical writing into plain language for reading by a broad audience.

This work is to be conducted remotely and the client is looking for someone who can start Fall 2021.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Translate documents from beginning to completion
  • Produce technical documentation and training materials
  • Apply best practices for plain language writing to all materials
  • Design the layout of the documents/manuals
  • Review documentation standards and the existing project documentation
  • Assess the audience for required documents/manuals and prepare statements of scope

Qualifications and Experience
Must have:

  • Valid enhanced Reliability clearance
  • Fluently bilingual in both official languages
  • A post secondary degree or diploma in a relevant field (translation, languages, technical writing etc).
  • A recognized professional Certification relating to business or translation OR (10) years of experience as a Technical Writer
  • Experience as a Technical Writer OR a Translator providing consultation to scheduling and reporting
Nice to have:

  • Experience performing QAQC checks on documents
  • A recognized professional Certification relating to business or translation
  • Experience using word-processing, desktop publishing and graphics software packages to produce final copy

Education and Certifications

Minimum education required: College Diploma

A clearly legible copy of the college diploma, university degree and/or certification must be provided when submitting for consideration

We’re an equal opportunities employer committed to increasing diversity and inclusion in today’s workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Minorities, women, LGBTQ candidates, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you require an accommodation, please review our accessibility policy and reach out to our accessibility officer with any questions.
Merci de l’intérêt que vous manifestez pour ce poste. La description du poste nous a été fournie en anglais par notre client. Si vous souhaitez passer l’entrevue avec nous en français ou fournir votre CV en français, nous vous confierons à une personne de notre équipe qui parle français.

Opportunity Number: 40128905

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