Part-Time Translators


  • Position Start Date:
    Immediate
  • Rate of Pay:
    Commensurate with experience
  • Number of Positions Available:
    1
  • Type:
    Part Time
  • Duration:
    Casual
  • Average Hours Per Week:
    20
  • Schedule:
    • Days
  • Education:
    • College
    • University
  • iSTORM New Media Inc
  • 303 Bagot St. Unit 208
  • Kingston, Ontario
  • K7K 5W7
  • Telephone:
    613-547-5252
  • Web Site:
    www.istorm.ca

You could be perfect for this position if you are fluent in any of the following languages:

  • German

  • Polish

  • Swedish

  • Finnish

  • Dutch

  • Russian

The position requires translation of marketing material and customer email correspondence to and from English. Work will be remunerated at an hourly rate and volume will be flexible. Summer, Part-time and Full-time positions are available.

 

Occupation Tasks

  • Follow ethical codes that protect the confidentiality of information.
  • Identify and resolve conflicts related to the meanings of words, concepts, practices, or behaviors.
  • Translate messages simultaneously or consecutively into specified languages, orally or by using hand signs, maintaining message content, context, and style as much as possible.
  • Proofread, edit, and revise translated materials.
  • Check translations of technical terms and terminology to ensure that they are accurate and remain consistent throughout translation revisions.
  • Read written materials, such as legal documents, scientific works, or news reports, and rewrite material into specified languages.
  • Refer to reference materials, such as dictionaries, lexicons, encyclopedias, and computerized terminology banks, as needed to ensure translation accuracy.
  • Compile terminology and information to be used in translations, including technical terms such as those for legal or medical material.

Occupational Requirements

  • Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others - Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used.
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events - Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge - Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
  • Getting Information - Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

Worker Requirements

  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

Worker Characteristics

  • Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

Worker Characteristics

  • Dependability - Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Integrity - Job requires being honest and ethical.
  • Attention to Detail - Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Independence - Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.

Worker Requirements

  • Foreign Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of a foreign (non-English) language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar, and pronunciation.
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

Experience

  • Required Level of Education - Doctoral Degree, Degree or Diploma

 

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