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Wollongong City Council

Interpreter Position: Duties and Responsibilities

Below are the duties and responsibilities for people employed through Wollongong City Council's Interpreter Service.

  1. Provide face-to-face interpreting services on a casual basis.
  2. Comply with Wollongong City Council's Code of Conduct PDF, 614.07 KB
  3. Adhere to the AUSIT Code of Ethics for Interpreters.
  4. Complete documentation, in accordance with Interpreter Service policy and procedures.
  5. Attend relevant training as required.
  6. Maintain accurate records, including timesheets, as required.

To be eligible applicants must:

  • Have NAATI interpreting accreditation.
  • Show relevant interpreter work experience.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the AUSIT Code of Ethics
  • Have reasonable availability to work between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or temporary resident with a valid working visa.
  • Be able to provide certified copies of 100 points of identification documentation.

Note: In a few languages where no testing is available, NAATI awards the title “Recognised” to practitioners who produce satisfactory evidence of recent practice in interpreting. Wollongong City Council will consider these individuals should demand for these languages exist.

Ideally you should also have your own transport, a mobile phone and email address.

How to apply

We accept applications at any time from people interested in joining our team of interpreters.

If you meet the requirements described above, please fill in our application form below to express your interest.