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The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission’s vision is to eliminate workplace diseases and injuries. In partnership with stakeholders, we ensure workplace safety and care for workers, and we uphold the values of respect, engagement, integrity, openness, cultural safety, excellence and stewardship in the workplace.

The Translator/Official Languages Coordinator provides French language services and coordinates the WSCC’s translation requirements in other languages. The position also ensures WSCC compliance with the Official Language Acts and the Inuit Language Protection Act.

This position is located in Iqaluit, Nunavut and reports to the Manager, Communications based in Yellowknife. The Translator/Official Languages Coordinator position is within the Legal & Compliance Division and works closely with the Senior Translator/Official Languages Coordinator in Yellowknife and Communications team to provide language support services with a particular focus on Nunavut. This position is part of an internal service delivery team that provides services to all WSCC Divisions and requires working closely with WSCC employees, managers, senior managers, government officials and translation contractors. The incumbent also has an understanding of the official language requirements in Nunavut, and ensures the WSCC meets its obligations under the Inuit Language Protection Act.

To perform this role effectively, the incumbent networks with WSCC employees, managers, senior managers, government officials and translation contractors. The incumbent also has an in-depth understanding of the official language requirements in both territories, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut, and ensures the WSCC meets its obligations under the Official Languages Acts and the Inuit Language Protection Act.

You bring to the position a degree or diploma in Translations and two years of broadly based practical experience in translation services within governmental or non-governmental agencies. Certification or Candidate for Certification in translation from an accredited professional association is an asset. The incumbent must speak, read and write in English and French. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary ranges from $44.83 to $53.55 hourly (approx. $87,419 to $104,423 yearly), plus a Northern Allowance of $24,054 yearly.

A satisfactory criminal records check is required for this position.

Closing Date: Open until Filled

If this sounds like a good fit for you, please forward your resume quoting competition to:

Email: Via Isarta

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