Apply By: Friday, February 11, 2022 11:59 pm EST
Competition Status: Selection Process

Approximately 193 individuals applied for this opportunity.

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Web Developer Editor

Ministry of the Attorney General
Ontario Human Rights Commission
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
1 Temporary assignment up to 12 months with possible extension
Job Code:
02705 - Information Officer 3
$1,486.97 - $1,819.46 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Are you a talented and experienced website and digital communications professional with technical and strategic expertise? Don't miss this exciting opportunity to lead, develop, and implement website and digital communications strategies, solutions, and services to support the Ontario Human Rights Commission's (OHRC) mandate to work to prevent discrimination and promote and advance human rights in Ontario.

The OHRC is an arm's-length agency of the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General. OHRC staff are part of the Ontario Public Service.

Please note: This position is located at 180 Dundas Street West, Toronto; however, alternate work arrangements such as telework may be available.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As a Web Developer Editor, you will:

• Develop, update, and maintain the OHRC website using, web application technologies, and coordinating content including visual design and HTML coding to ensure compliance with accessibility standards and legislation
• Support the development of webcasts, digital media materials, and web-based applications, including web page and interactive design, design elements, and multimedia
• Perform website maintenance and troubleshoot issues
• Provide technical guidance and support to ministry staff on digital technologies, design standards and best practices
• Track and report on web analytics to identify opportunities for improvement
• Work collaboratively with the communications team to ensure consistency, quality and timeliness of delivery for all digital communications products and services
• Support the delivery of website and digital communications projects, adhere to project schedules and milestones, and provide input into project status and results reports

How do I qualify?

Web Development and Administration Skills:

• You have knowledge of:
- Web technologies such as Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP
- Web content management solutions such as Drupal, WordPress
- Open source search solutions
- Semantic accessible HTML5, CSS/SCSS, jQuery, and JavaScript
- Emerging web technologies and cloud delivery / deployment models

• You have knowledge of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standards and industry conventions and etiquette; WCAG 2.0 Level AA, Matterhorn Protocol (PDF/UA), principles of website planning, site architecture, design and layout, and search engine optimization.

Technical Skills:

• You are proficient with HTML/CSS, Drupal publishing platform, Word processing, MS Office suite, PDF authoring, WCAG 2.0 Level AA, PAC 2.0, and Adobe Creative Suite.
• You have knowledge of, and training in, debugging and troubleshooting to resolve basic technical issues.
• You have knowledge of, and training in, website administration to perform adjustments to the sites.

Digital Communication Skills:

• You have knowledge of web and social media data reporting technologies such as Google Analytics.
• You have experience applying web standards/policies to ensure digital products comply with legislation such as Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), WCAG 2.0 AA, and FLA.
• You have knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite line of products such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere, and other tools.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:

• You have interpersonal skills to work effectively with team members and stakeholders across the organization on various projects and initiatives.
• You can provide digital communications expertise and direction to the branch and program areas.
• You have knowledge of communications theory, techniques, methods, and practices, and plain-language writing and editing concepts to write and edit web content.

Project Management Skills:

• You have project planning and leadership skills to manage concurrent projects and meet timeline expectations.

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the  OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

Additional Information:

  • 1 English Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 180 Dundas St W, Suite 900, Toronto, Toronto Region, Criminal Record Check
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Communications; Marketing and Creative Services
Posted on:
Friday, January 28, 2022
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

    A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
  • E-AG-174844/22

    The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions. These positions may be of various tenures, including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.

    Effective October 1, 2021, the OPS COVID-19 Safe Workplace Directive requires all Ontario Public Service employees to provide proof they are fully vaccinated, meaning they are fully vaccinated as defined by the Ministry of Health (refer to: COVID-19 Fully Vaccinated Status in Ontario), including 14 calendar days have passed since receiving their final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

    Employees who do not provide proof of full vaccination will be deemed ‘not vaccinated' under the Directive and will be required to attend a vaccine education program and undergo regular rapid antigen testing. Employees who are not vaccinated under the policy with a valid medical exemption will not be required to attend a vaccine education program but must undergo regular rapid antigen testing.
Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, February 11, 2022 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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