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Freelance French Interpreter

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Date: May 3, 2023

Location: Montreal, QC, CA, H1Z 2Z1

Company: J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.

Requisition #: 18544
Functional Area:  Driver Training
Employment Type:  Temporary
Work Options:  Remote / Work from Home in Canada
Work Hours:  As Needed

Position Summary

It’s an exciting time for J. J. Keller’s Safe & Smart Driver Training team as we continue to grow and expand our program offerings within the U.S. and Canada. In an effort to support customer demand, we are looking to add a Freelance French Interpreter to our team. In this position, you will provide English to French translation for our driver training services in Canada on an as-needed basis. All written materials will be provided by J. J. Keller. Training will include classroom instruction, range training, road training and a road test, to drivers who are operating commercial motor vehicles. 


 As an Independent Contractor with J. J. Keller, candidates MUST have other clients, as J. J. Keller cannot make up 50% or more of your total annual revenue. 


Join a company recognized as a leader in the Transportation industry and do work that matters by helping to keep drivers, our roadways and businesses safe. #jjkdrivertraining

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct English to French translation in a classroom setting; training topics include: DOT regulations, safe vehicle operation, and other topics related to the safe and effective operation of a Commercial Motor Vehicle. Administer tests to determine pass/fail.
  • Be available for translation during road tests to evaluate the driver’s ability to effectively and safely manage the vehicle in environments they will encounter on the job. 
  • Provide translation for feedback on training effectiveness and opportunities for improvement to training development staff.
  • Carry out responsibilities in a fair, ethical and non-discriminatory manner and ensure that staff follows these same guidelines. 
  • Enforce and support all company policies and procedures. Fully supports the company's commitment to safety and the environment and strives to maintain a clean, healthy and safe workplace. 



  • Prior experience in a training environment translating English to French.
  • Transportation compliance familiarity a plus, but not required. 



  • High school diploma or GED.


Other Skills/Qualifications:

  • Requires travel within Canada and a flexible schedule.
  • Bilingual in English/French and Canadian citizenship required.
  • Solid verbal, written and presentation skills.

Physical Requirements

Work is performed in multiple environments, including office, classroom, and vehicle. 


This position will require travel to various locations throughout Canada.

Other Information

At J. J. Keller, we are Difference Makers because the work we do truly matters. We protect people’s lives every day. In fact, more than 90% of Fortune® 1000 companies rely on J. J. Keller to help create safe work environments. View our CAREERS video to learn more about being a Difference Maker at J. J. Keller and click here to learn what our associates have to say about life as an associate at J.J. Keller. 

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.!  If you experience system-related issues or need assistance with the online application, please call (920) 720-7700.

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J. J. Keller provides a competitive benefit package which includes the following (eligibility requirements apply):  Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, 401(k) and Profit Sharing Plan, etc. The compensation range for this role is $25.00 to $45.00 which varies depending on factors including, but not limited to, a candidate’s overall experience and geographic location. Note that J. J. Keller is not currently recruiting employees to work in California. J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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