Job English Transcriptionist in Toronto

English Transcriptionist

Job description

Please apply directly through our company website

PLEASE NOTE: we will only be accepting applications through our careers page

We are currently looking to hire several full-time and part-time general transcription typists. These are employee roles, not contractors.


  • Typing verbatim transcripts of pre-recorded audio and video legal proceedings.
  • Learning and following client house rules (i.e. client-specific preferences in formatting, spelling, capitalization, and editing conventions)
  • Holding all third-party (client) information in the strictest confidentiality
  • Reviewing completed work to identify potential areas of self-improvement


  • Strong English grammar and comprehension
  • Ability to understand global accents
  • Minimum 80 Words per Minute typing speed
  • Computer literacy with strong MS Word skills
  • Ability to understand at least one or more of the following accents in the English language is required:
  • West African (including Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Mali)
  • East African (including Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia)
  • South Asian accents (including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan)
  • East Asian accents (including China, Korea, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia)
  • Middle Eastern accents (including Iran, Iraq, Turkey)
  • Eastern Bloc European accents (including Russia, Romania, Georgia)
  • Latin American accents (including Mexico, Chile, Brazil, Venezuela)
  • French accents (including Quebec, France, Congo, Cameroon)
  • Strong command of a second language beyond English is preferred
  • Previous transcription experience is not a requirement, we will train successful candidates.
  • At least 18 years of age due to violent and graphic content.
  • Current RCMP criminal background check Level 1 upon hiring.

Please Note: Content being processed contains graphic details of sexual and physical violence. Successful candidates need to be comfortable with this content. The interview process will screen for ability to handle such content.

Work Location & Hours

  • Office near Fairview Mall, about a fifteen-minute walk from the Don Mills subway station.
  • Open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, with morning, afternoon and evening shifts.
  • Open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday with morning and afternoon shifts.


  • Starts at $18/hour, and can go up to $20/hour depending on performance
  • Three month probation
  • Vacation as per ESA standards, and is paid out on each pay cheque
  • Full health benefits are provided, including pharma, dental, eye, chiro, physio, etc., after three months of probation, for all staff working at least 24 hours per week.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: $18.00-$20.00 per hour


  • Casual dress
  • Dental care
  • On-site parking
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Morning shift
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
All staff must wear masks in the office. If you are sick in any capacity, you will be asked to stay home and provide us with negative COVID 19 test.

Work Location: One location

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Job English Transcriptionist in Toronto