METCOR/LSI
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

About The Position

METCOR/LSI is seeking a 508 Accessibility Specialist to support the development of training materials that meet Section 508 compliance and accessibility standards. This position is full-time, based in the Washington D.C. area, and offers an opportunity for long-term growth within an established organization.

The 508 Accessibility Specialist role includes, but is not limited to:

  • Serving as a source of expertise concerning Section 508 and WCAG 2.0 Compliance standards 
  • Educating project team members through email/meetings and outreach around Section 508 standards and the use of accessibility tools
  • Tagging and remediating training documents in Adobe Acrobat Pro and Microsoft Office Suite for accessibility and compliance to Section 508 
  • Explaining to clients what processes were used for remediation
  • Identifying issues and recommending potential solutions and best practices from remediating accessibility violations within web-based training materials, e.g., video, interactive content

About the Company

METCOR/LSI is a verified veteran-owned small business with a focus on developing and delivering training solutions that exceed customer expectations. We view every customer as a long-term partner and dedicate ourselves to exceptionally high standards of excellence every program, every time. Our culture is characterized by a small-company feeling of personal ownership, where our people enjoy knowing they can access company leadership to make things happen, have the influence to make a difference, and understand they make a productive contribution to the lives of our customers. All positions require the ability to pass a background investigation conducted by a federal government agency and a drug test. US citizenship is required.

Benefits

METCOR/LSI offers a competitive salary and benefits package including: medical/dental/vision coverage, company sponsored Life & Disability insurance, paid vacation/sick/holidays, 401k, profit sharing, and pretax commuter benefits.

Company Culture

METCOR/LSI strives to make the workplace a comfortable environment filled with happy employees. Included in this effort are casual Fridays, collaborative workspaces, and company Happy hours.

What You Bring to the Table

  • Knowledge of 508 and WCAG 2.0 compliance tools and testing procedures
  • Experience using screen reader software, e.g. JAWS
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience working on Section 508 compliance and accessibility 
  • Experience testing web, software, and eLearning applications using accessibility testing tools 
  • Experience with testing and remediating all types of files, such as Microsoft Office files and PDF's
  • Ability to work with teams to overcome obstacles
  • Experience working with federal agencies
  • High degree of adaptability and flexibility
  • Strong attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications

  • DHS Trusted Tester Certification

Required Education

  • Bachelor's degree 

METCOR/LSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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