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508 Compliance Specialist

Savan Group
McLean, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Savan Group is looking for a 508 Compliance Specialist, this position will be a critical part of our consulting team, and the ideal candidate must be able to develop and assess program documentation for 508 compliance. In addition, the 508 Specialist will support the development of 508-compliant templates that can be leveraged by team members to create program documentation. The ideal candidate will be able to review and make recommendations on program documentation to achieve 508 compliance.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Prepares and tests documents to ensure compliance with Section 508 requirements
  • Reviews and corrects documents for 508 compliance
  • Uses software tools to identify errors in document structure, headings, reading order, images, charts and tables, and hyperlinks
  • Prepares 508 compliant templates for authors to use in document preparation
  • Stays current on Section 508 policy and federal agency accessibility checklists

Minimum Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience creating and testing documents for compliance with Section 508 requirements
  • 3+ years of experience editing, proofing, or copyediting technical information
  • Certified DHS Section 508 Trusted Tester
  • Current on Section 508 policy and accessibility checklists
  • Demonstrated experience providing accurate 508 compliant documents
  • High attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple ongoing activities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively complete individual tasks, work in a team environment, and be proactive with little guidance
  • US citizenship
  • Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with consulting document owners on fixing 508 compliance issues
  • Experience with Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) programs or other Privacy/information security programs
  • Public Trust Clearance or higher

Job Location and Schedule

Savan Group Headquarters (McLean, VA) and Client Site (Washington, DC)

Hybrid Schedule (1-2 days on site)

Application Process

Submit your application to the link on this page. Applicants selected for interview will be notified by email or phone.

EOE, including disability and veterans.

Savan Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to a workplace free of discrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, and sexual orientation, national origin, age (40 or older), marital status, disability, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for the employment process, please email your request to For more information about our company, please visit our website at

This position requires that you be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before your designated start date unless an exemption from this requirement has been granted as an accommodation for religious or medical reasons.

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