• Ontario
  • Type: Full Time
  • Ottawa

Website Public Service Alliance of Canada

Editor – PSAC

Salary: $82,127 – $ 92,435 plus $1,486.43 bilingual allowance (2018 salary rates)
Employment type: Indeterminate
Location: Ottawa Headquarters
Closing Date: Sun, 22 Aug 2021 15:30 EDT
English requirements: 
French requirements: 
Employment equity designation: Preferred
Target groups: Indigenous people
Search area: 
Employees of PSAC, Components, and PSAC Holdings Ltd
Members giving PSAC membership number
General public
Competition Number: 0001-0013A-021
Classification: Band 10
Purpose of position: 

To oversee the quality of PSAC’s translations, to provide language-related advice and to assist the Supervisor of Language Services ensure that the Section runs smoothly and effectively.



  • Demonstrated ability to edit, translate and proofread a variety of texts, including highly technical material.Knowledge:
  • Proficiency in the use of standard office software (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.), translationrelated
    software (LogiTerm, Antidote, FlowFit, etc.) and other work tools (lexicons, bilingual concordancer
    tools, etc.)


  • Initiative, judgment and flexibility to manage many competing priorities and meet tight deadlines.
  • Team spirit and tact to effectively interact with clients, mentor/guide team members and fill in for the Supervisor in their absence.
  • Second language skills as per the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) level indicated above.

Personal suitability:

  • Commitment to trade union and equity principles.
  • Commitment to ensure continuous personal development to keep abreast of relevant current issues, as well as trends and developments in translation, revision, terminology and social justice.

The PSAC is committed to employment equity and is actively seeking to ensure a representative workforce. We encourage applications from members of equity seeking groups.

If you apply to this post because you saw it here, please mention that you saw the notice at the CALM Job Board on your cover letter.

To apply for this job please visit psacunion.ca.