Translator and Certified Translator

Job Type: Corporate (Compliance, Communications, Advocacy)
Hours: Casual
Location: QLD, NSW, WA, SA
Pay: $54.50 to $68.00 Per hour

Looking for individuals to work collaboratively with internal stakeholders to produce and develop quality translation content for a range of purposes. Can be based in Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth or Sydney. 

About Us

Deaf Connect is the largest whole-of-life service provider for Deaf, Deafblind and hard of hearing Australians, with offices across Queensland and NSW, as well in Adelaide, Melbourne and Darwin.  

We stand with the Deaf community to build capacity and influence social change while paying respect to history, culture and language. 
We offer an attractive benefits program including:  

  • Salary packaging, enabling you to make huge savings on tax and maximise your pay  
  • Flexible working arrangements  
  • Discount membership to gyms and facilities throughout Australia  
  • Free annual flu vaccinations  
  • Free comprehensive online learning portal  
  • Financial support to learn Auslan and gain nationally recognised qualifications through our own Registered Training Organisation  
  • Free financial wellness support through our default super fund  

Join our innovative, collaborative and supportive team and know that your contribution is making a difference to the lives of Deaf and hard of hearing Australians.     

About The Role

Working under the direction of the Translations Services, you will be required to develop Auslan translator content for internal and external clients.  

You will utilise your translator production and editing skills to ensure Auslan videos are produced at a high standard, including ensuring captioning and voice over where required. 

At Deaf Connect we work with Government and Not-for Profits, as well as developing internal content creation. 

We support staff with their NAATI credentials, and we are committed to supporting experienced Translators towards obtaining their accreditation. 

If you have translator experience, pride yourself on your time management skills, ability to work to deadlines and manage multiple projects we would love you to apply.  

About You

In your application, let us know that you have these key skills and experience:  

  • Fluency in Auslan, knowledge and understanding of the Deaf community, its language and culture 
  • Ability to adjust language register to meet the audience needs 
  • Good understanding of English 
  • Ability to understand and analyse an English source text message 
  • Good presentation skills and strong communication skills 
  • Ability to work in team environments and work independently 
  • Experience in Auslan translations 
  • NAATI Recognised Practicing Translator (English to Auslan) certification (or working towards). 

You should also let us know if you have these other great skills:  

  • Ability to use technology and equipment including cameras, lighting and tripods 

Apply Now

Apply now! 

To apply you must submit the following:  

  • Either a Cover Letter or a link to your Auslan video recording outlining how your skills and experience meet the position requirements as outlined in the position description (no more than 1.5 pages or 5 min Auslan video recording)     
  • An up-to-date resume including your name, contact details, employment history and qualifications.  

If you have further questions about the role, you can contact our friendly People and Culture team on [email protected]   

Deaf Connect is an equal opportunity employer. The successful candidate will require a NDIS WC, Blue Card and to provide evidence of Covid-19 vaccination prior to commencement.    

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