Keeping Ontario's Legislative Assembly running smoothly takes many talented people, doing many different jobs - from camera operators and committee clerks, to purchasing officers and researchers. The Office of the Assembly is dedicated to serving Ontario’s Parliament.

Together, we provide non-partisan administrative and procedural services to all MPPs, as well as operational support for the daily activities of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Our success is determined by the strength and diversity of our staff and by supporting our core values: integrity, inclusiveness, collaboration, and excellence.


Hansard Reporting and Interpretation Services Branch

The Legislative Assembly of Ontario seeks an Interpreter who, as part of our Hansard Reporting and Interpretation Services Branch in Toronto, ON, will provide simultaneous interpretation (from English to French and French to English) for the Legislative Assembly and its committees.

What You’ll Do

You’ll act with integrity to:

  • Provide simultaneous interpretation of the debates in the House and committee proceedings in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Exercise tact, diplomacy and good judgement in all interactions with those involved with the parliamentary process

You’ll support our collaboration as you:

  • Collaborate and participate in ongoing professional development within the Interpretation team in an effort to provide linguistic and technical accuracy regarding legislative terminology
  • Provide some translation from English to French

How You Qualify

You demonstrate excellence through your:

  • Completion of a post-secondary education in interpretation, translation or a language-related discipline, or proven skill and demonstrated experience in simultaneous interpretation
  • Superior level of oral and written French and English language skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in shifts, with demonstrated commitment to contribute to a positive team environment
  • Broad knowledge of the parliamentary environment and current events
  • Working knowledge of basic computer applications such as Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and occasionally travel for committee meetings within Ontario

If you join our team, you can expect:

  • To work with a team of dedicated professionals
  • Competitive benefits package and Employee Assistance Program
  • Continued training and development
  • Dynamic work environment

Salary Range: $67,383 - $97,094

File No.: LA-2020-38

Closing Date: Monday, July 06, 2020