Legislative Assembly of Ontario announces position for English <>French interpreter

Opportunity to be part of a team tasked with providing simultaneous interpretation for the House and its Committees.

DO YOU VALUE INTEGRITY, SENSE OF COMMUNITY AND EXCELLENCE ? If yes, then join the Hansard Reporting and Interpretation Services Branch at the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.


  • You will be part of a team of Interpreters tasked with providing simultaneous interpretation (from English to French and French to English) for the House and its Committees
  • You will demonstrate the utmost tact, diplomacy and good judgment in all interactions with those involved in the parliamentary process


  • You will provide simultaneous interpretation of the debates in the House and Committee proceedings in a fast- paced, team-oriented environment
  • You will collaborate and participate in ongoing professional development within the Interpretation team in an effort to provide linguistic and technical accuracy regarding related terminology research
  • You will provide some translation from English to French


  • You have a superior level of oral and written French and English language skills
  • You possess a post-secondary education in interpretation, translation or a language-related discipline, or proven skill and demonstrated experience in simultaneous interpretation
  • You are able to work under pressure in shifts, with demonstrated ability to contribute to a positive team environment
  • You have broad knowledge of the parliamentary environment and current events
  • You are familiar with basic computer applications such as Microsoft Office


  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and occasional travel for committee meetings within Ontario is required
  • Competitive benefits package
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Continued training and development

Range Minimum: $67,276 per annum
File N°: LA-2017-34
Closing Date: May 29, 2017

NOTE: Simultaneous interpretation performance tests are part of the selection process

To become relentless in the pursuit of impartial, innovative and collaborative support to Ontario’s parliament please visit us at http://www.ontla.on.ca/lao/en/office-of-the-assembly/employment/ to apply for this position.

The Legislative Assembly of Ontario is an inclusive employer. If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please email your contact information to hr@rxec3dazv.ola.org for follow-up.

While we appreciate your interest in obtaining employment with the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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