Our government client is currently seeking Transcriptionist with the following requirements:
LANGUAGE – Bilingual (English and French)
SECURITY – No security needed
Travel within Canada
“As and when requested basis”
- A minimum of three (3) years of experience in the field specified in the Statement of Work must be demonstrated. (Qualifications, training, education, related work experience and expertise)
- MUST provide transcription service in both English and in French for all materials to be provided to the client; the language of the transcripts will be according to the events. Therefore, the bilingual capabilities of the individuals proposed to undertake this work must be clearly demonstrated.
- MUST clearly demonstrate the capability to obtain high quality live feeds, especially from multiple microphone locations, and sending of live feeds for transcript delivery within deadline.
- MUST demonstrate their capability of meeting tight deadline of 24 hours or less for the delivery of draft transcripts, not only during regular activities but during major events.
The contractor must provide transcription services from a live audio feed at proceedings in the National Capital Region and elsewhere in Canada. The system used for transcribing is at the discretion of the service provider. Audio versions must be able to be reviewed by the service provider, if necessary, to ensure the transcription accuracy.
The contractor must provide the necessary recording equipment and qualified personnel at the location of the proceedings from 08:00 am to 6:00 pm on each day of the proceedings, and up to 10:00 pm as required. Normally the proceedings begin at 9:00 am and finish at 5:30 pm, with a one hour break for lunch and two 10 minutes breaks. On occasion, Commission hearings and meetings may extend into the evening.
The contractor must prepare transcripts in both electronic and hard copy format within the time frames, formats and levels of accuracy described below as deliverables.