Professional Translator - The Municipal Group of Companies

Bedford , Nova Scotia

The Municipal Group of Companies, based in Bedford Nova Scotia, is a large diversified organization engaged in all major aspects of the heavy civil construction, mining and environmental services within the Atlantic Provinces. We are currently seeking the qualifications and expertise of a full time Professional Translator to support our growing organization and subsidiary companies.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Professional Translator will be responsible for the translation of documents from English to French and a small percentage of documents from French to English.
  • Documents can include but are not limited to company policies, procedures, job advertisements, and training courses.
  • The Professional Translator’s work will be monitored during the first few projects to ensure candidate suitability for this role.
  • Any other duties as required. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, and Experience:

  • A university degree in translation or in a related discipline.
  • Considerable experience in translation is essential.
  • Other equivalent combinations of education and experience related to translation may be considered.
  • Knowledge and command of English and French.
  • Preference will be given to someone with demonstrated verbal / written fluency in Québec French (français québécois).
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Research and analytical abilities are essential.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently often under pressure and strict deadlines.
  • Proven organizational skills, interpersonal skills, and computer skills are essential.

A comprehensive Benefit and Pension package are offered with this position.

Application Process:
Completed applications should be submitted to:

Human Resources
Attention: Danika Oxford
Via Email: doxford@dexter.ca 
Please reference “Professional Translator” in the subject line.
We are an equal opportunity employer that encourages all interested candidates to submit a detailed resume along with salary expectations. 

We would like to thank all those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be notified.