Section 508 Document Remediation Specialist #3493


  • US-MD-Rockville
  • Information Technology
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Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers–people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation that improves governmental operations each day.

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?


GovCIO. is seeking a Section 508 Document Remediation Specialist capable of quickly and accurately evaluating and remediating Section 508 non-compliant documents of various file types.



  • Quickly and accurately identify areas of Section 508 non-compliance in documents of various file types e.g., Adobe PDF, MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint
  • Provide estimates for effort to bring documents into Section 508 compliance
  • Remediate Section 508 non-compliant document in native file formats e.g., MS Office, Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Organize and track request backlog and accurately report on request status and estimated completion timeframes

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s with 2 – 5 years (or commensurate experience)
  • Understanding of Section 508 accessibility standards for documents
  • Understanding of 508 compliance, Sections 508, 501 and 504, WCAG 2.0 standards, and ADA compliance standards
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills, with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills.
  • Strong grammar, spelling, and writing skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Capable of responding to requests in a timely manner and reporting on status
  • Ability to prioritize multiple assignments according to customer’s requirements
  • Eligible for Position of Public Trust at Federal government agency


  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience with Section 508 document remediation
  • Experience using JAWS and/or other 508 accessibility software
  • Experience using 508 accessibility tools in Adobe Acrobat, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint
  • Proficient in remediating documents in Microsoft Office and Adobe formats
  • Experience supporting federal government contracts desired


  • Bachelor’s degree in related area preferred

COVID Policy: New employees will be required to adhere to the Company’s and its clients’ COVID-19 safety procedures. In the event that the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for Federal Contractors is enforced, you must become fully vaccinated or request and be approved for an exemption. Employees working onsite at a client location must comply with our client’s COVID-19 requirements.

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disabled

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