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Title:  Translator - Montreal, QC




Requisition ID: 177737

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


Purpose of the position

Translate from English to French texts of various kinds, using a good knowledge of banking practices, the legal context, and fields such as economics, accounting, finance, information technology, insurance, investments, credit, marketing, human resources, etc.



  • Translate texts of various types, including economic, advertising and administrative texts. Ensure clarity of style and respect for the message conveyed by the source text and for deadlines. 
  • Use translation tools appropriately to ensure consistency in the translated documents and increase efficiency. 
  • Communicate with the requestor as needed to obtain clarification of the mandate when all relevant details are not provided or when interpretation difficulties arise. 
  • Performs the necessary research to ensure high quality translation and contributes to the department's terminology base on an ongoing basis. 
  • Ensure the highest quality of service to clients by ensuring that all service level commitments are met or exceeded.
  • Consult with department members on terminology used, collaborate with other department members on team projects for large scale work with tight deadlines and generally contribute to maintaining a harmonious work environment.


Complexity of duties


This position requires:

  • At least five years of experience as a translator 
  • Bachelor's degree in English to French translation 
  • Excellent command of French and English
  • Attention to detail
  • Good knowledge of translation tools and the MS Office suite
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Works well independently or as part of a team
  • Knowledge of the banking industry/products and services
  • OTTIAQ member, an asset


This position requires the following skills and experience:

  • Accuracy and thoroughness - Holds self accountable for quality of work. Ensures work is done correctly and is of high quality.
  • Customer First - Provides courteous and friendly service. Handles inquiries or complaints from internal partners promptly.
  • Efficiency - Finds ways to make the most of available time and resources. Improves personal effectiveness and productivity through effective scheduling.
  • Teamwork - Works effectively with other team members to achieve common goals. Participates in maintaining a positive work environment. 
  • Development - Keeps abreast of developments in his/her field by reading professional articles and journals. Identifies personal development needs and takes 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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