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Literary Translator

Employer

AMS Publisher Inc.

Date Posted

November 17, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $28.30 hourly
  • Work Hours 38 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 01, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

AMS Publisher Inc.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Asset languages

Urdu

Work setting

  • Willing to relocate
  • Publishing house

Tasks

  • Maintain the content, context and style of the original material
  • Perform quality control and proofreading
  • Revise and correct translated material
  • Translate a variety of written material
  • Proofread data
  • Perform routine clerical duties
  • Detect and mark any grammatical or typographical errors for correction
  • Copy editing
  • Assist in the preparation of material for publication

Computer and technology knowledge

  • MS Excel
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Word
  • MS Outlook

Area of specialization

  • Proofreading
  • Correspondence

Translation specialization

Literature

Security and safety

Bondable

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Excellent written communication
  • Organized
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • What is your current field of study?
  • What is your current level of study?

Experience

1 to less than 7 months

Green job

Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Health benefits

Health care plan

Financial benefits

Bonus

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • On-site amenities
  • On-site housing options
  • Subsidised public transportation
  • Team building opportunities
  • Parking available

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Literary Translator 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
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.

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Abilities

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General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

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Visual Abilities

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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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