Staff Position

ASL-English Sign Language interpreter for Saskatchewan Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

Full time Monday thru Friday 8- 4:00pm with infrequent assignments evenings and weekends as needed. The Interpreter’s primary responsibility is to provide high quality, visual/verbal communication for individuals in Saskatchewan. The majority of work will be in the city of Saskatoon with some assignments requiring same day travel to neighbouring communities. Any time not filled by interpreting, preparation and professional development will be filled by other duties as assigned by the Executive Director. On call responsibilities will be assigned and shared with your interpreting team.

Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited ASL -English Interpreter Training Program (AEIP or ITP).

Written test of Knowledge and Certification of Interpretation will be an asset but not required.

Valid driver’s licence and clean drivers abstract and reliable vehicle.
Competency screening will take place before successful applicant is chosen.

Applicants are subject to a criminal record check including vulnerable sector search

Skills & Abilities:

Fluency in ASL and English. With knowledge and experience in Deaf communities.
Ability to provide clear and professional interpretation in a variety of community settings.
Ability to quickly establish effective working relationships with staff and members of the SDHHS team.
Ability to adapt to changing situations.
Ability to organize and prioritize workload.
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills with the capacity to work harmoniously with others.
Word processing skills with sound knowledge of MS Word
Closing Date: September 15th 2016
Salary Range:

$42,000 and up.  Salary based on experience, proficiency and accreditations.

We appreciate your interest in employment with Saskatchewan Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, (SDHHS).  All applications are considered and reviewed. The most qualified and competitive applicant(s) that possess directly related experience and expertise, training, and education may be invited to participate in the interview/selection process. We are committed to enhancing our diverse workforce.

To apply send resumes and cover letters with references included to: Kami@sdhhs.com