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.

Fairfax County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. 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 703-222-7314. Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.  

 

 


Administrative Assistant III

Agency: Department of Family Services, Cross Division Services
Job #: ELT-DFS-15003
Salary:$15.72-$18.00/hour, benefits eligible*
Location: Pennino Building, Fairfax, VA
Schedule: 30 hours per week

The Cross Division Services Program of Department of Family Services (DFS) is looking for new customer service specialists in our DFS Call Center.  This person(s) serves as a member of our call center team that functions as the first point of telephone contact with the public for DFS. This team determines the type of services or assistance needed by customers. 

Exercises independent judgment in the application of knowledge of agency and community services and related policies and procedures regarding Human Services in order to assist callers with a variety of individual needs.   Ensures information is provided in a courteous, friendly manner and that the information is accurate, timely and consistent regardless of the inquiry or request.  Exercises tact when speaking with angry or upset customers.  Maintains client confidentiality.  Operates a variety of computer applications for the purpose of screening and tracking customer activity.  Develops and maintains effective working relationships with a variety of individuals.  Contributes suggestions for improving work processes and to address work related problems. 

Minimum Qualifications:  Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of high school and two years of experience providing administrative support.

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.

Preferred Qualifications: Previous Call Center experience. Bilingual in English and Spanish. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Must possess excellent organizational skills, ability to handle multiple and changing tasks, to work effectively with the public and other agency and county staff, ability to deal with angry and upset clients, and to exercise tact, discretion and sensitivity to clients' needs.

*Note: This position may not to exceed 1,560 hours per calendar year.  The hired individual is 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.

Selection Procedure:  Panel interview.

To Apply: Submit your resume by email to Ana.Guerra-Traylor@fairfaxcounty.gov or fax to the attention of Ana Guerra-Traylor at 703-324-7160.

Lead Store Clerk

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-15015
Salary: $14.40/hour, benefits eligible*
Location: Frying Pan Farm Park
Schedule:  Position is 32 hours per week, Tuesday through Friday, special events and weekends as needed.

Frying Pan Farm Park is seeking a full-time Lead Store Clerk for the Frying Pan Farm Park Country Store. Assists Store Manager with recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating staff and resolving customer problems or complaints by determining optimal solutions. Assists Store Manager with operational issues, to include housekeeping, administrative duties, physical inventories, price changes, etc. Oversees the inventory of the store, placing replenishment orders and verifying receipt. Provides exceptional customer service and ensuring the employees also provide the same level of service. Manages store revenue, including cash handling, drawer reconciliation and delivery of deposits. Attracts customers by creating original displays. Ensures interior and exterior of store is maintained to park standards. Plans events and promotional campaigns for boosting sales. Oversees store in store manager’s absence.

Qualifications: Minimum of one year of retail experience. More extensive retail experience will be welcomed. Applicants must possess a high school diploma and a valid driver’s license and be at least 20 years of age. Strong leadership skills. Ability to effectively teach/develop others to next level. Good merchandising skills and a flair for conceiving and implementing creative merchandising themes. Strong operations experience in receiving, stock and inventory as well as front-end management. Strong interpersonal, motivational, communication and organizational skills. An upbeat demeanor, with a sales-oriented personality. The ability to lift up to 35 pounds.

*Note: This position may not to exceed 1,560 hours per calendar year.  The hired individual is 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: Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Sherry Bizette at Sherry.Bizette@fairfacounty.gov. Questions? Call Sherry at 703-437-8261.

Store Clerk

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-15010
Salary: $10-12/hour (no benefits)
Location: Frying Pan Farm Park, Herndon, VA
Schedule: 15 - 20 hours per week. Weekend shift work expected. Employment begins in early March.

Frying Pan Farm Park is seeking a part-time Store Clerk for the Frying Pan Country Store. This is an exempt limited-term position (no benefits).

Work duties include welcoming visitors and providing information about the farm park; retail sales; daily opening and closing activities, including accurate and responsible cash handling procedures and forms; inventory stocking and display; and some facility maintenance and light housekeeping. 

Qualifications: Applicants must possess a high school diploma, a valid state driver’s license and be at least eighteen years old. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated team player who enjoys learning about local community agricultural history and assisting children, families and other park visitors. Good communication skills and a friendly attitude are required, as well as the abilities to operate a computerized point of sale cash machine; to lift 35 pounds; and to perform light housekeeping duties and inventory stocking. 

To Apply: Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Sherry Bizette at Sherry.Bizette@fairfacounty.gov. Questions? Call Sherry at 703-437-8261.


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