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Language & Communication Professionals - Resources

Language professionals are an integral part of the health care system. They assist in minimizing language barriers and increasing patient safety and quality care.
Join us

Contracting with Provincial Language Services is more than just a job. It is about providing the highest quality services to patients.  

As a program  of BC’s largest employers, PHSA, with province-wide programs, services and operations, there are vast opportunities to make a difference every day.  You will discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, and, most importantly, a life-changing career.

If you are interested in joining our team, please send your resumé to the Provincial Language Services -  

Per the current Public Health Order, complete vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

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Spoken language interpreters

  • Certification/accreditation from a recognized post-secondary institution or professional membership body, such as the Society of Translators and Interpreters of BC (STIBC) or another CTTIC member
  • Post-secondary equivalent to a degree in interpreting/translation and/or a minimum of 60 hours of interpreting training completed
  • Fluency in English and an additional spoken language or languages
  • Interpreting experience
  • References
  • Willing to provide a criminal record report
  • WorkSafe BC coverage


Requirements: (one of the following)
  • Certified as translator through a Canadian translation accrediting body or equivalent body; or
  • Bachelor's degree in a language-related program and have completed at least 30 translation projects in the past three years.

Other language professionals

Provincial Language Services engages other language professionals on a contract and as-needed basis. These include bilingual desktop publishers, graphic designers and voice-over talents. To be considered for future contracts, please email a cover letter and your resumé.
Are you exploring a career in interpreting? This short assessment will let you see if you have what it takes!

Are you looking into expanding your learning skills? Take some courses online.
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