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Job Details

Interpreter

Employer

Sandal Translation Services Ltd.

Date Posted

July 09, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $26.00 to $40.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 1 to 10 hours per week
  • Position Casual Part Time
  • Vacancies 20  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jul 23, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Sandal Translation Services Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Asset languages

  • Ewe
  • Sign Languages
  • Thai
  • Cree
  • Spanish; Castilian
  • Chipewyan; Dene Suline
  • Mongolian
  • Russian
  • Georgian
  • Hebrew
  • Tibetan
  • Dinka
  • Tigre
  • Ukrainian
  • Hausa
  • Kinyarwanda
  • Lao
  • Twi

Work setting

  • Private translation agency
  • Private interpreting agency
  • Various locations
  • Private company, corporation or industry
  • School or educational institution/establishment
  • Community service organization

Tasks

  • Translate sign language to a spoken language and vice versa
  • Interpret oral communication from one language to another aloud or using electronic equipment
  • Provide interpretation services in court
  • Interpret for persons speaking an Aboriginal or foreign language
  • Interpret language for individuals and small groups

Analytical techniques

Translation

Translation specialization

Health

Interpretation specialization

  • Court interpreter
  • American Sign Language (ASL)

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Own transportation
  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Travel expenses not paid by employer

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Own tools/equipment

  • Internet access
  • Cellular phone

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Excellent written communication
  • Organized
  • Excellent oral communication

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the necessary equipment for remote work (i.e. internet, home office, etc.)?

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Workplace information

On the road job


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Interpreter is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Translators
METHODICAL

Interest in transcribing text in formats such as memoranda, reports and letters using knowledge of grammar and terms employed in business, professional, technical and trade organizations

INNOVATIVE

Interest in analyzing information to produce translated documents that help readers understand the contents of original material; and in localizing software and accompanying technical documents to adapt them to another language and culture

directive

Interest in consulting with clients to determine the most appropriate adaptation of content from one language to another; may train and supervise other translators

Reading Interest Codes
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The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Interest Codes

Interpreters
METHODICAL

Interest in listening to speakers or reading from texts in order to interpret statements made during speeches, meetings, conferences, debates and conversation, or in court or before administrative tribunals

INNOVATIVE

Interest in analyzing information when listening to and watching the source language, in processing the content, meaning, context and affect, and in reproducing messages simultaneously, or consecutively

social

Interest in speaking to facilitate communication between individuals with differing languages

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn About Interests

Learn More

Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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