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Senior Digital Accessibility Officer

NSW Government

Sydney - Greater West,AUSTRALIA

Help shape the future of inclusion at the Department of Communities and Justice! As the Senior Accessibility Officer, you’ll be working with a team of digital specialists to inspire human-centric and accessible experiences on DCJ websites and intranet.

What you’ll do

The Senior Digital Accessibility Officer will be responsible for driving a culture of accessibility and online inclusion at the Department. Through user experience design, they’ll creatively develop solutions that remove barriers for the citizens of NSW. They’ll work to provide day to day guidance 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 DCJ’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

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.

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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.

What We Offer

We offer a variety of benefits, including:

A challenging and rewarding career
Flexible, autonomous work environment
Competitive pay and conditions
Training and development opportunities to build and maintain capabilities
Health & Wellbeing and Employee Assistance Programs.

Want more information? Visit our website to see more information on Working for us.

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 résumé (maximum 5 pages).

Applications close Monday 12 February 2024 at 11:59pm AEDT.

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 via email

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 call Reyzhel Velasco on 02 8688 7109 or email

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.

Thank you for your interest in this role. We look forward to receiving your application.

Salary Range: $120000 - $133000

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