Voice Captioner - Respeaker Trainee

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What National Captioning Canada Inc. is Hiring for:

Watch TV for work! Ever wonder how closed captions are created?

If you are interested in broadcast media and have excellent written and oral English communication skills, apply now to become a voice captioner.

You will be trained to use voice recognition software to create captions for live broadcast programming and time-coding software to align text to pre-recorded media.

Based in the Calgary, Alberta head office, the ideal candidate will have a combination of the following skills and competencies:

  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills
  • An articulate, clear and strong speaking voice
  • Demonstrated time-management skills
  • Ability to respond calmly, and think quickly under pressure
  • Keen interest in geography, sports, politics, and current affairs
  • Experience proofreading, editing text for 100% accuracy would be an asset
  • Native English fluency and accent
  • Spanish or French fluency considered an asset

Selected candidates will undergo competency tests.

Special preference will be given to those with a second language and/or a post-secondary education.

Starting Salary is $17.50/hr with an increase to $20/hr after training is completed. Bilingual candidates will be considered at a higher rate.

Work Schedule

  • Full-time positions averaging 36 hours/week
  • Early-morning/Late-evening shift work

Selection Process

The selection process for this role includes 2 components. First you will be asked to complete an online spelling, punctuation and grammar test. If successful you will be asked to complete a practical respeaking test. Successful candidates will be asked to interview at a later date.

How do I apply?

If you are interested in applying, please copy and paste this link into your browser: https://airtable.com/shr7bMK2F7KL2r1oQ . You will be prompted to submit your resume. Afterwards you will receive notification to complete a spelling punctuation and grammar assessment.

Below is a video that explains how closed captions are created.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3oDOud3PVvo&feature=emb_title


Location / region:

This Full-time listing from National Captioning Canada Inc. is available in Calgary.

Features:

The below are factors that tend to matter for our listing seekers. This listing with National Captioning Canada Inc. offers:

Company Benefits - Prescription medication, dental, vision care, employee assistance program, short term disability, company pension

As positions vary, please confirm details with employer.

Requirements:

National Captioning Canada Inc. has indicated that these are the requirements for the listing:

  • Language Requirements English
  • Knowledge of French is a plus.

Requirements may not be comprehensive. Confirm w/employer.

About National Captioning Canada Inc.:

National Captioning Canada Inc. is a growing, Canadian based business that has been a pioneer in the Canadian broadcast captioning field for over 30 years.

 

As a leader in the closed captioning industry, focused on exceptional client service and high-quality standards, our business continues to experience outstanding growth. In response to this growth we are expanding our team of closed captioners.



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