Editor / Writer

City: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Title: Editor / Writer
Employment Type: Contract

Staffmax is looking for Editors / Writers to fill various government contracts in Ottawa. The objective of this process is to create a pool of qualified candidates to accommodate future needs. If you're interested in becoming a candidate for a recruiter position in the Government of Canada on a permanent or temporary basis, we would love to hear from you!

WHERE: Ottawa, ON

WAGE: $30 - $55/hr (depending on level of experience)

MUST HAVE: Reliability Security Clearance (or be willing to get one)


  • Participate in editing, in both official languages, a wide range of documents intended for various clients of Corporate Communications to ensure linguistic integrity, clarity, accuracy, and consistency
  • Edit correspondence intended for high level executives
  • Translate various texts into French or English


  • Minimum 1 year experience; 5+ years preferred
  • Intermediate use of Microsoft Office suite
  • Must be bilingual (English & French)
  • The ability to write clearly and concisely using a style that is aligned with the intended audience
  • Experience in translation
  • Experience conducting research to determine the correct spelling or meaning of various terminology
  • Experience using various Internet search engines
  • Knowledge of relevant online language tools (e.g. Termium, Le grand dictionnaire terminologique) and print resources (e.g. dictionaries, style guides)


  • University degree in translation or a related field (e.g., communications, linguistics)


  • English Oral & Written skills
  • French Oral & Written skills

We thank everyone who applies! By submitting an application you are entering an inventory pool to fill future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications will be contacted for further assessment.

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