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Title:  Terminologist, Translation Services - Montreal




Requisition ID: 185046

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.


Purpose of the position:

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Translation Services, the incumbent will manage and update the department’s terminology base, as well as act as a linguistic resource person for members of the team and external vendors.



  • Conduct terminology research for internal and external translators.
  • Manage and update the department’s translation memory.
  • Communicate with requesters to obtain clarifications as required.
  • Occasionally translate a variety of documents from English to French.
  • Create glossaries and terminology records.     


Complexity of duties

This position requires the following:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a terminologist  
  • B.A. in translation or linguistics, with specialization in terminology   
  • Thorough knowledge of French and English
  • Attention to detail
  • Good knowledge of translation software and MS Office applications
  • Knowledge of bank products and services (an asset)
  • Member of OTTIAQ (an asset)


This position requires the following skills and experience:

  • Accuracy and thoroughness – Keep himself/herself accountable of work done, ensuring it is completed correctly, thoroughly and is of a high quality.
  • Customer focused – Provide courteous and warm service.
  • Efficiency – Find ways to accomplish the most with the available amount of time and resources. Improve his/her personal effectiveness and productivity by proper time management.
  • Team focus – Work effectively with others to achieve common objectives. Help maintain a good team spirit.
  • Development – Keep informed of the latest news in his/her area of work by reading specialized articles and journals. Determine his/her needs for professional development and take appropriate steps to meet them.



Location(s):  Canada : Quebec : Montreal 

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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