Digital Accessibility Specialist

Posted 15 January 2024
Job type Contract
DisciplineInformation Technology

Job description

Client: Federal Government (details TBA via phone call)
Location: ACT, NSW
Start Date: Monday 12 February 2024
Duration: 12 Months + 12-month extension
Work Arrangements: full-time, onsite minimum 3 days/week, flexible arrangements considered
Pre-Employment Checks: ability to obtain Baseline, Australian citizenship, references
Key Responsibilities:
  • Embedding accessibility in software development lifecycle
  • Collaborating with a diverse team including designers, developers, and product managers
  • Conducting WCAG compliance audits and reviews
  • Contributing to training and capability uplift
Essential Criteria:
  • Proven experience as an accessibility specialist
  • Strong knowledge of WCAG, WAI-ARIA, HTML, CSS, JS, and common assistive technologies
  • Demonstrated passion for inclusivity and accessibility in public digital services
  • Ability to work independently and produce high-quality work
If this role is of interest to you and your profile aligns with the requirements please apply at your earliest (DFP will not send your CV onto our client without your consent to do so).
To apply, please submit your CV (in MS Word), along with a Cover Letter that outlines your alignment to these technical requirements, outlining your relevant experience and qualifications through this job ad. If you have any questions, please do email Alexander at DFP Recruitment on (or call 0406 304 797)

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.