14 May, 2017

6932 Translator/Reviser French/Bislama

Language Services Department 

Government Department
Port Vila, Vanuatu
Job Hours:
Contract - 6 Months
Due Date:

Job Description: 

In order to speed up the translation, into French and Bislama, of documents that keep on piling up awaiting translation, the Language Services Department (LSD) under the Ministry of the Prime Minister wishes to recruit, under contract for a period of six (6) months (renewable), two persons qualified and competent enough for the following positions:

Post Number
Job Title
Salary Scale
Annual Salary

Translator/Reviser French/Bislama
HOs 4.0
1,411,200 VUV
Port Vila

Translator/Reviser French/Bislama
HOs 4.0
1,411,200 VUV
Port Vila

Candidates will be selected using the following selection criteria:
  • Diploma or degree
Special Business Education:
  • Language, law or other related areas
  • Minimum 3-5 years working experience in the use of languages (English, French and Bislama), in the understanding and drafting of text, in translation or in other related areas
Knowledge, Capacity and Skills:
  • Good knowledge of English and French grammar rules
  • Able to construct logical sentences
  • Able to write logical and understandable texts
  • Able to understand very well English and French texts
  • Skills in English and French texts analysis
  • Skills in undertaking further research
  • Able to translate a text from English to French and Bislama
  • Computer skills
Special skills:
  • Able to undertake research in dictionaries, encyclopedias, official gazettes and other sources available in a library
  • Able to undertake research in the Internet
  • Skills in proofreading and revising texts written by other officers
  • Able to follow instructions and to meet datelines
  • Able to take good decisions
  • Skills in time and work management
Communication and Interpersonal Skills:
  • Very good reading, writing and verbal communication skills. Team work
Behavioral Competencies:
  • Committed, punctual, honest, confident, reliable and professional
  • Good command of English, French and Bislama compulsory.


Annual - 1,411,200 VUV


English, French, Bislama

How To Apply:

Both men and women are encouraged to apply. The Vanuatu Government requires that all applications should include an application letter, a PSC Job Application Form (PSC Form 3-2) duly completed, copies of qualifications and references, and a Curriculum Vitae.

Applications should be made according to the PSC Job Application Form (PSC Form 3-2), and sent to Acting Director, Language Services Department, PMB 9038, Port Vila, Vanuatu, no later than close of business, Wednesday 24th May 2017.

For more enquiries and information package for any person who wish to apply, please liaise with the Department’s Office Manager, Dora Georges, on telephone 33355, VOIP 3411 or e-mail to dgeorges@vanuatu.gov.vu

Contact Person:

Acting Director


(+678) 33355

Acting Director, Language Services Department, PMB 9038, Port Vila, Vanuatu


Not Stated

 Not Stated
             12-May-17 Direct from Employer

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