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Web Administrator III (Accessibility Web Developer)

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD

Austin, TX,US

General Description
This position is responsible for performing complex web design and development work, including web design, deployment, maintenance, research, conceptualization, development, coding, code validation, accessibility remediation and planning in order to produce accessible web projects in compliance with ADA Section 508 standards. Responsible for maintaining Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Image Guidelines. Works closely with Creative and Interactive Director, Web Development Team Lead, technical web development staff and internal TPWD customers to ensure maximum user experience and customer satisfaction. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures.

POSTING NUMBER: 18-00898

Qualification Guidelines
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:

Sixty semester credit hours from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Web Design, Web Development, Web Accessibility, Programming, Emerging Media, Graphic Design, Computer or closely related field.
Experience:
Two years experience performing Web Design, Accessibility remediation, Graphic Design, Programming, Communications or closely related duties using HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
Licensure:
If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license.
ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTIONS:
Education:
Two additional years of the required experience may substitute for the required education.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's degree, with major coursework in Web Design, Web Development, Programming, Emerging Media, Graphic Design, Computer or closely related field.
Experience:
Two years experience primarily remediating web sites for accessibility;
Experience remediating PDFs and other electronic documents for accessibility;
Experience training others to remediate web sites and/or electronic documents for accessibility.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of web standards, ADA Section 508 accessibility requirements and accessibility remediation techniques;
Knowledge of techniques used in the design of web sites and applications including flow diagrams, layout, typography, color theory, iconography, and information design;
Knowledge of hand coding HTML/XHTML, CSS, JavaScript and JQuery for creation of web pages/web sites, with ability to code for web browsers across multiple platforms and versions;
Knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop or equivalent photo-manipulating software, for utilization with graphics, photo scanning and manipulation and design of web graphics;
Knowledge of limitations and capabilities of computer systems, web browsers & screen readers;
Skill in remediating web pages and digital documents for WCAG 2.0 AA accessibility standards
Skill in creating/designing information or web design;
Skill in technology and terminology of all types of media, including web design, as well as design-related hardware and software operation;
Skill in using MS Word, Excel and Outlook;
Skill in effective verbal and written communication;
Skill in identifying, researching and compiling information;
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts;
Skill in effective interaction with staff at all levels of the department and other state agencies and organizations;
Skill in training others;
Ability to use manual and automatic accessibility validation tools and techniques;
Ability to design, test, validate, troubleshoot, schedule and post web pages;
Ability to turn wireframes and graphic designs into working web pages;
Ability to follow direction and work collaboratively with other team members;
Ability to quickly learn new skills, software and programming languages and to improvise;
Ability to work as a member of a team;
Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program.
Additional Information
WORKING CONDITIONS:
Required to work from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday;
Required to work on holidays, weekends and hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. as necessary;
May be required to operate a State vehicle;
Required to travel 5% with possible overnight stays;
Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
In order to be considered for this position, the following information is required:
Submittal of a completed online application;
Work history experience MUST be completed in the online application;
A scanned copy of official college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable);
Applicants must attach a DD214 or other supporting documentation to the online application to claim Veterans Preference.
NOTE: Resume and professional references may be attached to the online application, but not in place of the completed application. A skills test may be conducted at time of interview.

Salary Range: $50000 - $60000

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