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AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE (ASL) - ENGLISH INTERPRETER

Organization:
Ministry of Education
Division:
Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch
City:
Milton
Job Term:
10 Temporary – Irregular, on-call/supply positions (to work on an as-needed basis)
Job Code:
02794 - Translator 3
Salary:
$1,443.29 - $1,806.69 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
184850
The Ministry of Education, Ernest C. Drury School for the Deaf in Milton, Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch, require ASL-English Interpreters to provide interpreting services in educational and resource services programs for students and staff who do not share the same language or culture.

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What can I expect to do in this role?

  • Provide interpreting services for Deaf students and staff in various settings.
  • Provide interpreting services for administrative and professional staff in sensitive and demanding situations.
  • Provide interpreting services for training sessions and workshops.


How do I qualify?

Mandatory

  • Graduation from an Interpreter Training Program
  • Fluency in American Sign Language and English


Knowledge and Skills:

Your background and experience enables you to meet the following requirements:
  • Ability to interpret in a wide range of formal, informal, educational and professional settings.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Professional Code of Ethics of the Canadian Association of Sign Language Interpreters (CASLI).
  • Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) and knowledge of Deaf culture.
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively as a member of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience interpreting in both small and large group settings.
  • Ability to operate a fully programmable computer.


Additional Information:

Address:
  • 10 Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 10 months, 255 Ontario St S, Milton, Central Region, Vulnerable Sector Check
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
3.7
Category:
Education and Training
Posted on:
Thursday, July 14, 2022
Note:
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Development Branch, Talent and Leadership Division to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

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