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The Ottawa Hospital

The Ottawa Hospital

Position:  Translator/Reviser

Region:  Ottawa


Job ID 65996

Position Information
The Ottawa Hospital’s Translation Services are seeking an experienced translator and reviser (English to French) as a temporary one-year maternity-leave replacement, ending approximately August 14, 2019, with possibility of permanence. The ideal candidate has English to French translation and revision experience in the fields of health-care and/or communications, marketing and branding, to meet the needs of the Hospital’s Communications Department, an important client.

Days, 8 hour shifts.

Basic Requirements

  • University degree in translation (English to French), or an equivalent combination of experience and education;
  • Minimum 5 years of translation experience, English to Canadian French;
  • Minimum 5 years of revision experience (English to Canadian French), including the ability to find and identify different categories of translation errors;
  • Proofreading experience of both printed and online French content;
  • Experience working with computer-aided translation tools (e.g. Multitrans);
  • Proven ability to quickly learn and apply complex procedures in a highly-computerized work environment;
  • Ability and willingness to learn and master an in-house request management system;
  • Experience performing terminology research and producing terminology records;
  • Excellent knowledge of French, including syntax, grammar and spelling;
  • Proficiency with MS Outlook, Word and Excel, with some knowledge of PowerPoint and Access;
  • Ability to produce accurate and clear translations without requiring any revision;
  • Ability to produce and revise translations in plain language, as required;
  • Ability and willingness to consult with a document’s originator to ensure proper understanding and accurate translation;
  • Ability to provide linguistic advice and recommendations;
  • Ability to pay attention to detail;
  • Willingness and ability to understand clients’ needs and expectations to provide excellent service;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external contacts;
  • Ability to appreciate the sensitive and confidential nature of certain documents;
  • Ability to work well in a team environment as well as independently;
  • Ability to meet expected productivity targets;
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and work under tight deadlines;
  • Ability to continually develop professional skills and commitment to continuing education;
  • Proficiency in English and French – oral expression (superior level) and comprehension (superior level).

Language proficiency requirements are based on the nature of the position and the level of interaction with French- and English-speaking clients.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Certified member of ATIO or OTTIAQ;
  • Experience translating and revising (English to French) Ontarian health-care related content;
  • Experience translating and revising (English to French) communications, marketing and branding content;
  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting computer-aided translation tools (especially Multitrans).

Salary:  $33.603 - $39.541 / hour

Terms of Employment:  Temporary, full-time

Deadline for Application:  Thursday, July 19, 2018

How to Apply:  

If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by improving the health of the community, excited by leading-edge medical technology, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient safety as we are, we would like to hear from you.

Please submit an on-line application.

We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

The Ottawa Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.

Location:  Ottawa

Profession Type:  Other

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