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Telephone Intrepreters

Division:  MUL Multicultural NSW

Parramatta, NSW, AU, 2150

Req ID:  13685

Telephone Interpreters

Multicultural NSW


Due to some exciting new projects with our major NSW Government clients, Multicultural NSW is currently seeking expressions of interest from highly motivated and experienced Telephone Interpreters in all languages for our new telephone interpreting service.


About Multicultural NSW


Multicultural NSW launched a new telephone interpreting service in early 2019. The service will provide on-demand and pre-booked telephone interpreting services to NSW clients and agencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Our Interpreters are engaged as casual employees of Multicultural NSW and are paid in 15 minute blocks. Rates are determined by level of NAATI certification and hours worked outside the standard hours of Monday to Friday 7:30am to 6:00pm. More information on working for us can be found here


Important Note: Registration on the Multicultural NSW casual panel of telephone interpreters will be for a period of up to twelve (12) months with a possibility for re-engagement. 


Assess Your Eligibility


 Candidates must have:

  • NAATI Interpreter certification for their language. Recognition may be accepted for languages not yet tested by NAATI.
  • A current Working with Children Check from your state or territory of residence (or willing to obtain)



To apply you will need to upload

  • a current resume including the contact details for two referees and
  • a Multicultural NSW Cover Letter Form, Click here
  • a copy of your NAATI certification


Please note to apply for these roles you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia, or temporary resident with a valid work visa.


 How To Apply


Please submit your expression of interest by completing the online application. For information on how to apply, please click here.


Please note: It is strongly recommended that you upload the required documents at time of application. Failure to do this will delay the progress of your application.


Candidates must submit documents in Microsoft Word or PDF format only.


Next Steps


The Language Services Division will review all applications against the requirements of the role and candidates will be shortlisted.

If your application progresses through to the next stage, you will be contacted for a interview.


All candidates will be notified of the outcome of their application in due course.


Find out more


Click here to view the role description.



For enquiries, please email RecruitmentLS@multicultural.nsw.gov.au



Closing date: This is an ongoing recruitment campaign.