Are you a digital communications professional with expert knowledge of HTML Coding and accessibility?
If so, please consider this opportunity to provide technical guidance and oversight of the Ministry of Energy's web content and other digital properties. Your role will include coding content for publication, advising ministry staff on Ontario Public Service (OPS) standards for web content, providing expert advice on accessibility for documents, and providing advice on ministry open data.
You will be working with a diverse cross-functional team of Digital professionals, including writers, social media experts and graphic designers, in the Ministry of Energy Communications Branch.
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What can I expect to do in this role?
In this role, you will:
• publish internal and external ministry content on the web
• provide technical guidance, support and coaching to communications colleagues and ministry staff regarding web and social media technologies, design standards and best practices
• track a variety of statistics (e.g. website usage, user feedback) to identify opportunities for improvement
• liaise with external service providers on new services, programs and technologies
• ensure all public materials are in compliance with accessibility legislation, regulations and guidelines
• perform website maintenance and troubleshooting of issues
• develop training materials on various web and social media programs
How do I qualify?
• expert knowledge of HTML coding, website design and techniques, and best practices for accessible web content
• expert knowledge of on-line digital communication channels (e.g. social media)
• expert knowledge of the standards and requirements for digital properties, including accessibility regulations, guidelines and standards for the presentation of online information (WCAG 2.0)
• an understanding of the standards, processes and protocols impacting digital media development
• analytical skills to analyze user trends and identify opportunities to improve user access and satisfaction
• analytical skills to determine the best communications tool, technology and approach to deliver information to the target audience
• consultation and negotiation skills to troubleshoot issues with vendors and services providers
• oral communication and interpersonal skills to provide guidance and advice to clients
• written communication skills to prepare a variety of materials and reports
Salary Range: $77,322.44 - $94,611.92 Per Year
· 1 English Temporary, duration up to 12 months (with the possibility of extension), 77 Grenville St, Toronto, Toronto Region
· Less qualified applicants may be considered on an underfill basis.
Please apply online, only, by Tuesday, October 24, 2023, by visiting www.ontario.ca/careers, and entering Job ID 203077 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.
If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/ContactUs.aspx to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.