7 bilingual jobs available in Canada right now and some of them pay over $100,000
As we all know, Canada has two official languages - French and English – and that means there are always plenty of jobs for bilingual people in Canada.
Having the ability to speak both English and French can give you a major advantage in your job search, especially when applying for government jobs or other pan-Canadian jobs. It also means that you are likely to be paid more money!
So if you speak French in addition to English, here are some stellar jobs to consider.
Senior Bilingual Specialist
Salary: $94,388 to $141,583
Company: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Who should apply: This is the ideal job for anyone with extensive experience in the world of housing policy – around 7 years to be exact.
Not only is strong written and spoken English and French a requirement, but the position also indicates that a good understanding of Indigenous history and reconciliation as well as First Nations housing conditions Nations, Métis and Inuit is important to the position.
An undergraduate degree in public policy, social sciences or a related discipline is required and a master’s degree would be considered an asset.
Bilingual Human Resources Coordinator
Salary: $50,821 to $60,130
Company: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Who should apply: In this role, you will assist with staffing and various HR jobs at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. In addition to being fluent in English and French, you will also need to have some experience in office work and customer-focused jobs.
However, no education is required beyond a high school diploma for this role.
Bilingual Administrative Coordinator
Salary: $43,345 to $66,738
Company: Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
Who should apply: The minimum requirement for this position is a high school diploma. This job will allow you to proofread, respond to inquiries, update calendars, coordinate events, arrange travel and much more.
So, as long as you know a bit about office administration and related tasks and speak French and English, this would be a great job for you.
Bilingual call center agent
Salary: $52,954 to $58,453
Company: Canada Revenue Agency
Who Should Apply: This is a great job for anyone who has a high school diploma and is okay working with a headset and computer screen all day.
For this position, you will respond to calls from the CRA.
Suitable candidates should have approximately 6 months of customer service or customer service experience within the last three years.
Bilingual Analyst and Compliance Officer
Salary: $71,599 to $77,368
Company: Transport Canada – Aviation Security
Who should apply: Anyone who enjoys research, analyzing complex information and preparing reports.
You will also ensure that air carriers comply with aviation security requirements and more.
If you’re interested in applying, it definitely helps if you work effectively with others in a fast-paced environment.
You must also have a high school diploma or a combination of training, experience and education, in addition to being fluent in French and English.
Senior Manager, Organizational Change Management
Salary: $103,200 to $129,000
Company: Royal Canadian Mint
Who should apply: This is where the big bucks come in.
The Royal Canadian Mint is looking for someone who can “design, plan, coordinate and lead the organizational change management strategy”.
This advertisement indicates that candidates should have a background in business, public administration, communications or something similar as well as approximately 10 years of related business experience.
You must also be certified in change management methodology.
Although it does require some experience and education, this is a great job for anyone in the field who speaks both of Canada’s official languages.
Executive Producer, Dance
Salary: $113,600 to $181,500
Company: National Arts Center Corporation
Who should apply: And, finally, something for creative people!
Canada’s National Arts Center is seeking an Executive Producer who can step in when it comes to developing, organizing, directing and overseeing a range of dance programs, within the objectives of the company.
The right candidate would be to develop the dance program budget while organizing an annual list of “dance activities”.
They would also be an advocate for dance in Canada. So if you want this job, you better know your jitterbug from your waltz.
And, of course, being bilingual is an asset when applying for this position.