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What will you doAs an Input Editor you will transcribe and edit the official audio from the proceedings of the Legislative Assembly and its committees and ensure that the text meets Hansard content, style and format guidelines on a tight schedule. Your superior English language skills and excellent word processing ability will allow you to produce substantially verbatim text with a keen eye for accurate spelling, grammar and punctuation. You will also act as a console operator, turning microphones on and off as Members of Legislative Assembly and staff speak, as directed by the Speaker or Chair. Hours of work are primarily around sessions of the Legislative Assembly and committee schedules, typically from 10 to 30 hours per week when the Assembly is in session, possibly less between sessions. Who you areYou are an individual who enjoys working in a collaborative environment and can work effectively in a diverse team to achieve a common goal. You are a known problem-solver who thrives in a changing environment. You have excellent time management skills to meet deadlines on a regular basis.In all that you do, you will champion service excellence and demonstrate a high level of diplomacy and nonpartisanship in our dynamic political environment. What you bringYour background includes excellent word processing abilities and related postsecondary education. You possess a superior command of the English language with excellent knowledge of grammar, punctuation, and spelling. You have exceptional interpersonal and communications skills, both oral and written as well as strong computer skills and the ability to learn new software quickly. Knowledge of current and parliamentary affairs and experience is considered an asset. Why Choose the LAOWe are offering an hourly position as Input Editor in a skilled, diverse and united workforce where employees feel engaged, supported, safe, respected and valued.
For this position, the rate of pay is $25.60 per hour and 11.2% pay in lieu of holiday and statutory entitlements, dependent on qualifications. We support your career development throughout your time with us at the LAO. We value employee wellness and work-life balance. We organize wellness initiatives and engage with employees on physical, mental, financial and organizational health matters. Additionally, all employees can access the free and confidential Employee and Family Assistance Program.We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under further consideration will be contacted. Candidates will be asked to complete grammar and keyboarding assessments. Final candidates will be asked to undergo pre-employment checks.
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