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Senior Accessibility Officer

New South Wales

Sydney, New South Wales,AUSTRALIA

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Location: Parramatta with flexible working arrangements

Employment type: Temporary, Full-time until June 2024

Salary: Clerk 9/10, $120,859- $133,183 plus employers? contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading

Your role

Help shape the future of accessibility at the Department of Communities and Justice! As the Senior Accessibility Officer, you ll be working in a team of digital specialists that drive all aspects of product design to deliver customer centric DCJ websites and intranet, and exceptional value to the citizens of NSW.

What You Ll Do

The Senior Digital Accessibility Officer will be responsible for driving a culture of accessibility and online inclusion at the Department. They ll work to provide day to day support for staff looking to improve the accessibility of their communications, and technical expertise on creating and testing accessible information.

They role will work closely with accessibility guidelines and spotlight the voice of edge users to ensure that product teams make digital content and services that can be used by everyone. They ll drive inclusive initiatives through policy and system change, and champion the Department s strategic objectives to become a global leader in accessibility.

The position sits within the Accessibility and UX team, part of the Digital Experience Unit. The culture is supportive, friendly, and passionate about universal design and digital inclusion.

What We Re Looking For

Deep relevant experience working with digital accessibility
Detailed knowledge of relevant accessibility guidelines, assistive technologies, testing techniques and theoretical skills
Experience working as part of a large complex organisation, ideally with Government experience.

Download the role description.

We focus on hiring people who share our commitment and goals of inclusion, collaboration, adaptability, courage and integrity. If you meet the essential requirements and the role resonates with you, please apply ? you do not need to meet every desired requirement for us to want to talk to you.

We do work that really matters

Working for the Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) provides lots of opportunities to make a real difference. We collaborate with other agencies and community partners, to improve lives and realise the potential of children, adults, families and communities. We're focused on breaking, rather than managing, disadvantage. It s work that really matters.

Apply now and join Australia s top public sector employer where we will support you and provide an exciting and flexible working environment!

Are you ready to join us

Click apply, attach a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining how you meet the requirements of the role as well as an up-to-date r sum? (maximum 5 pages).

Applications close Monday 9th October 2023 at 11:59pm AEST.

Got a question

For more information about the role or what it s like to work for DCJ, please contact the hiring manager Jessica Meyers at

If you ve got a question about applying or would benefit from an adjustment in the recruitment process to help you perform at your best, please contact Reyzhel Velasco at

Visit Recruitment adjustments on the DCJ website to learn more.

Inclusion and Diversity lies at the heart of how we recruit

We continue to hire great people with a wide variety of skills, experience and backgrounds. This includes people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people identifying as LGBTIQ+, culturally and linguistically diverse people, carers and other diversity groups.

To find out what DCJ are doing to build an inclusive and diverse workforce, visit Inclusion and diversity on the DCJ website .

Other Information

A talent pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles and is valid for a period of up to 18 months.

For more information visit Your recruitment journey on the DCJ website .

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