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Translator / Certified Translator - Flexible Location

Deaf Connect
  • 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 and social impact organisation for Deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing Australians. We stand with the Deaf community to build capacity and influence social change while paying respect to history, culture and language.

Our organisational values of Heart, Courage, and Discovery 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  
  • Flexibility regarding working arrangements 
  • Discount membership to gyms and facilities throughout Australia  
  • Free annual flu vaccinations  
  • Free comprehensive online learning portal 
  • 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 if 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

Please click 'Apply Now' to submit your application.

To apply you must submit the following within this form: 

  • 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 at [email protected] using the subject line: Translator / Certified Translator - Flexible Location enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Deaf Connect is an equal opportunity employer. All successful applicants may be required to provide a current, NDIS WC prior to commencement.

A position description is attached.

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