Accessibility Manager

Accessibility Manager

Job ID: 80343
  • Direct Hire
  • Posted 3 months ago
  • Wage: $66,000 - $95,000 depending on experience and skill set.
  • Position specifics: Full-time, direct hire position. Excellent opportunity for someone with a focused interest in Accessibility. Must have strong understanding of Ontario Building Code and experience within the Construction industry. Full details to be provided during the interview process. Please apply in confidence to

Job Description

Reporting directly to the CEO, the Accessibility Manager is responsible for the development, administration, and implementation of the Accessibility Policy, Plan and Strategy. The Accessibility Manager will coordinate the implementation of the Accessibility Plan with then corporation, ensuring compliance to the plan and all federal, provincial and municipal legislation, codes and standards.

Responsibilities to include the following, but not limited to:

  • Developing and maintaining corporate accessibility policies, procedures and best practices to ensure compliance with legislated requirements
  • Developing, implementing, managing, monitoring and reporting on the companies Corporate Accessibility Plan in accordance with Provincial Legislative Requirements and any other regulations/requirements
  • Managing implementation and compliance of provincially mandated accessibility standards
  • Developing capital project specific accessibility plans that support the Corporate Accessibility Plan and work with project managers to ensure successful implementation
  • Liaise with Community Accessibility Committees/Groups, Staff and Residents, municipal departments and the public
  • Researching and analyzing global best practices in accessibility standards, equipment and technology
  • Preparing reports, briefing notes, background materials and presentations
  • Developing and conducting staff training programs relative to the Accessibility Policy, Plan and Strategy
  • Reviewing compliance to the Accessibility Policy and Plan, identifying gaps and recommending solutions where non-compliance exists
  • Seeking out, researching, writing proposals or applying for all potential funding sources and opportunities related to accessibility
  • Facilitating awareness, community involvement, communication, and participation in the implementation of the Corporate Accessibility Plan
  • Acting as the Company’s main contact for Accessibility matters as it related to current legislation, the Human Rights Cods and other related legislative requirements
  • Liaise with Community Agencies and residents, attending meetings, preparing agendas, taking minutes, providing regular updates and ensuring accurate and timely information is exchanged between employees and all relevant agencies and partners
  • Conducting accessibility audits on facilities, programs, policies, procedures and processes as required and making recommendations for accessibility upgrades
  • Liaising on Projects/Construction to provide expert advice to Project Managers regarding best practices or requirements for Accessibility
  • Reviewing and assessing resident requests for Accessibility Accommodations
  • Working with Health and Safety personnel to provide input on related matters
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Degree/Diploma in a relevant field such as Architecture, Engineering, Social Services. An education in Human Kinetics or Kinesiology will be considered where relevant work experience is proven
  • Minimum three (3) years experience in construction industry
  • Specialist knowledge in accessibility standards, construction project management, design and construction, and technical building systems 
  • An understanding of human rights and human rights law, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (Bill 118)
  • Knowledge of legislation in the areas of Accessibility, Health and Safety Building Code, Design of Public Spaces, etc
  • Proficiency in the interpretation and application of Ontario Building Code, Ontario Fire Code, City of Windsor By-Laws and other applicable standards, guidelines, or codes as they relate to accessibility
  • Proven ability to respond to frequently changing priorities
  • Experience developing and implementing policy, procedures and related training
  • Experience conducting audits and developing corrective measures to non-conforming observations
  • Knowledge of general health and safety guidelines and applicable legislation
  • Competent with MS Office Suite
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders and the public
  • Ability to review/interpret drawings and provide advice from an Accessibility perspective
  • Must have Valid class G Driver's License, current valid insurance and the use of a personal vehicle for work purposes where required
  • A police clearance will be required


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