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This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
Reporting to the Supervisor, Children and Family Services, the Clerk Interpreter provides interpreter and translator services to facilitate dialogue between Inuit clients and the Family Services (Social Services staff). The incumbent also provides clerical and reception services to the Family Services Office.
The Clerk Interpreter is the first contact person with the community. It is important that the incumbent has courteous manner with all individuals coming into the Centre. Interpretation and translation skills are vital to Children and Family Services and on the well-being of unilingual clients. This position is responsible for the reception support for the employees in the Children and Family Services Office. The incumbent is expected to work with minimal supervision.
Qualifications required for this competition include completion of Grade 10 with one year of related interpreting/translating experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills in both Inuktitut and English are required to relay accurate information. The incumbent must have basic knowledge of client care and treatment as well as general office procedures. The incumbent should also have knowledge of the local community and customs as well as computer experience in word processing and data processing. The ability to work in a team environment is required for this position as well as keeping a high degree of confidentiality.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is required.