Non-Merit Administrative Job Opportunities

administrativeThe following non-merit administrative, office, marketing and communications job opportunities are now available. Please note that these positions generally do not have fringe benefits such as leave, health insurance or retirement, unless specified in the job announcement.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.  Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 711. EEO/AA/TTY.



Prevention Data and Evaluation Specialist (Management Analyst I)

Agency: Department of Neighborhood and Community Services
Job # ELT-NCS-16005
Salary: $23.54 - $31.39/hour (Grade S21), non-merit, benefits eligible*
Location:  Pennino Building, Fairfax, VA
Schedule:  This position is scheduled to work 20 to 25 hours per week, not to exceed 1,560 hours per calendar year. There is no set schedule, and the incumbent will have a lot of flexibility in work days and times. However, the incumbent will be required to attend regular meetings, including some on weekday evenings.

Under general supervision, assists the Neighborhood and Community Services Prevention Unit in the development, entry, and analysis of program and population-level data related to the well-being of children and youth. Develops and implements performance management and evaluation plans. Develops strategies, with partners, to collect data from a wide variety of sources. Writes and edits data reports and presentations. Develops tools and implements strategies for collecting needs, process, and outcome data from multiple partners and sources.

Qualifications:  Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in a business administration, public administration, statistics, or field related to the assigned functional area such as human services, education, or public health.

Preferred Qualifications: Course work and/or experience in public health, epidemiology, and/or evaluation. Knowledge of statistical software and strong competencies in desktop computer use. Ability to write clearly and concisely and to edit and present data in publications.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, and a driver’s license check to the satisfaction of the employer.

*Note:  Individuals in these positions are eligible for limited employee benefits, including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs, but are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

To Apply:  Please submit your resume via email to:  Position open until filled.

Election Officers

Agency: Office of Elections
Job # ELT-OOE-16001

The Office of Elections is currently recruiting voters to serve as Election Officers a few days a year, including the upcoming 2016 elections.

Election Officers are needed at each of the 242 precincts in Fairfax County to run the polls and assist the voters.  Election Officers must be registered voters in Virginia and complete required training and forms. You may choose to accept the $175 stipend for a full day, or volunteer your time.

Qualifications: In order to be an Election Officer, you must:

    • Be fluent in English 
    • Be a registered voter in the Commonwealth of Virginia
    • Be able to fulfill the Federal I-9 employment eligibility requirements
    • Attend a 3-hour training class
    • Arrive at the polling place at 5:00 a.m. and remain until all work has been completed after the polls close at 7 p.m.
    • Have basic computer skills

The Election Officer’s main priority is to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the election process. A typical Election Day consists of:

    • Arriving one hour before polls open to set up voting equipment
    • Hanging up pertinent signage
    • Preparing the polling room for voting
    • Processing voters throughout the day
    • Assisting with operating voting equipment
    • Securing voting equipment and closing down the polling place at the end of the day

Election Officers are offered a stipend of $175 for serving a full day. We especially encourage bilingual citizens to serve as we need language assistance in many precincts. There is a large need for bilingual speakers, including Spanish, Korean and Vietnamese speakers.  Residency in Fairfax County is not required.

It is a wonderful opportunity for those interested in the election process or public service, and we need civic-minded individuals to help make Election Day a success! 

To Apply, call the office at 703-324-4735, TTY 711.  You can also email us at or visit the Office of Elections website for more information.

Registration Unit Operator

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-16029
Salary: $10.81/hour, no benefits
Schedule: 2-3 weekdays 8:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Location: Herrity Building, 12055 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, Virginia

Parktakes- Park Services Division. Performs a variety of duties and functions as the agency's initial contact to the public. Receives calls regarding classes, camps, trips and tours offered through the Parktakes magazine. Registers, cancels and transfers programs for customers. Processes registration requests by phone, mail, and fax, creates new member accounts and searches for current accounts using Parknet software. Assists in scheduling activities for adults and children that function at varying levels. Representative will also respond to any customer inquiries about services as well as handle and resolve complaints. Individual should be knowledgeable of all department policies.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from high school or a G.E.D. issued by a state department of education; plus at least one year of experience providing customer service in a related field.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Preferred Qualifications:  Excellent customer service skills with strong organizational, oral and written communication skills. Data entry accuracy, proficiency using Microsoft Office and Parknet software. Ability to work independently and on a team. Bilingual in English and: Spanish, Korean, or Vietnamese.

To  Apply: Please submit your resumes by email to

Farmers Market Program Assistant

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job #
$10.46-$14.00/hour; individuals in these positions are eligible to receiv health benefits
Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria,VA 22312
Hours:16-20 hours per week (not to exceed 1200 hours per calendar year)

Job Duties:

Marketing and Communications

    • Generate a monthly e-Newsletter, create promotional flyers and informational boards
    • Assist in preparing a farmers market marketing plan
    • Create and implement social media marketing strategies
    • Educate vendors on good marketing strategies

Event Planning

    • Assist in planning and organizing vendor and market manager meetings
    • Assist market managers in planning and coordinating educational programming at farmers markets, including Chef @Market and Farmers Market Week

Administrative duties

    • Collect and organize vendor payments and required documents
    • Prepare annual Market Manager Handbooks
    • Assist in recruiting, training and managing market volunteers


    • High level of familiarity with the Microsoft Office Suite applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook and Publisher
    • Highly organized in maintaining records and preparing administrative reports
    • Ability to maintain an effective working relationship with staff, volunteers, and the general public
    • Able to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing
    • Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to high school graduation or a G.E.D. issued by a state Department of Education
    • An interest in local food, sustainable agriculture, nutrition and/or small business growth

Certificates and Licenses Required:  Motor vehicle operator’s license. First Aid/CPR/AED certification (provided by Fairfax County).

To Apply: Contact Pamela Smith, Community Horticulture Coordinator, Green Spring Gardens at 703-642-0128. Submit resume by email to Resume review will begin immediately. Applications accepted until position filled.

Management Analyst I

Assures that all data needs related to the PBHCI grant are completed, coordinated, managed and reported in alignment with all mandates and requirements.  Serves as a liaison to the grant team, partner agencies, federal grant staff, and contracted program evaluator.  Responsibilities include supporting data analysis, entry, monitoring and reporting through the CSB’s electronic health record as well as the federal data management system.  See more about this opportunity.

Seasonal Staff Office Support (Administrative Assistant I)

Agency: Office of Elections
Job #  ELT-OOE-15001
Salary: $13.54/hour (Grade S9); no benefits
Schedule: Varies, depending on office need.  Expected to work a minimum of 16 hours a week, with increased hours leading up to each election, and available to work on Election Day.

Assists with various Election department activities, including providing phone support; providing election information to the public; helping at community outreach events; staffing in-person absentee voting locations; and performing general clerical duties. 

Minimum Qualifications:  Any combination of education and experience equivalent to high school graduation or G.E.D. to include previous experience with customer service with the public. Experience using basic Microsoft Office computer software; attention to detail and ability to follow directions; good written and verbal skills; ability to manage time effectively; computer skills, including Microsoft Word.  Must be 18years old or older on or by November8, 2016, and a registered voter in the state of Virginia.

Preferred Qualifications:  Experience with databases; knowledge of the state’s voting system (VERIS), and experience as a precinct election official. Bilingual fluency in a second language is highly desired, especially Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Arabic and Urdu.

Note: *This position is may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year. Individuals in these positions are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

To Apply: Submit your resume via email to

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