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.  

 

 

 


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 November 3rd, 2015 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 carolyn.ford@fairfaxcounty.gov

Visitor Services Assistant

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-15054
Salary:
$10.69/hour, no benefits*
Location:  Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria, Virginia
Hours:  16-18 hours per week; includes Friday and weekend hours

Duties:  Serves as the Manager on Duty for the Horticulture Center, greeting visitors and providing information at the Visitor Services desk, answering the telephone, and operating the ParkNet cash register system for shop sales and class registrations. Additional duties entail handling financial and registration reports, recording data, and filing.

Qualifications: High school education and one year’s experience in customer service, administrative and/or financial support and working with volunteers. Some advanced education desirable. Must be efficient in the use of a personal computer, Microsoft Office Suite applications (including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Publisher); ability to direct and coordinate the work of volunteers. Must have a pleasant telephone manner, good customer service skills and ability to work with a wide variety of people.

Preferred Qualifications:  Any combination of education, training and paid or volunteer experience equivalent to an associate or bachelor’s degree in the sciences, education, business or related field, or three years of experience in a related field.

Certificates and Licenses: First Aid and CPR/AED certification (provided on the job).

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: Email resume to sritte@fairfaxcounty.gov  or fax resume to:

Sandy Rittenhouse-Black, Visitor Services Manager
Green Spring Gardens
4603 Green Spring Road
Alexandria, VA 22312
703-642-5173

Applicant evaluation will remain open until filled. Application review begins the week of August 10.

Recreation Leader II

Agency: Department of Neighborhood and Community Services
Job # ELT-NCS-15008
Salary: $12.12/hour
Location: Lorton Senior Center
Hours: This is a part-time position. The Senior Center operates, Monday-Friday and some evenings and weekends. This position might require some weekend hours.

This announcement will be used to fill a limited-term position. This position will be open until filled. All applicants must meet the minimum requirements listed for this position in order to qualify.

Provides oversight and administrative support for the Front Desk/Reception Area at the Lorton Senior Center. Monitors scan card check in procedure. Markets upcoming center events and programs.   Makes appropriate referrals to other government or community resources for information and/or services. Ensures that customers receive courteous, knowledgeable, and efficient service.

Maintains paper and electronic filing systems for records and messages.  Routes and distributes incoming mail and email.  Answers routine letters and email. 

Operates fax machine, phone system, and other office equipment. Performs filling and data entry. Knowledge of computers for spreadsheet, word processing, database management, and other applications. Complete forms in accordance with agency procedures.  Is responsible for information systems management to support the Congregate meal program, facility management, and supporting administrative processes to include purchasing and supply management and data collection. May participate on special projects, needing to effectively communicate, coordinate, and collaborate with partner organizations or agencies.

Plans and leads senior center activities that are age and ability appropriate.

Assists the NCS Administrative Assistant IV within the South County building, and if applicable, assists in translation services. Supervises any assigned volunteers. 

Minimum Qualifications:  Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or a G.E.D. issued by a state department of education, and experience working with older adults and families. Must be at least 21 years of age.

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

Preferred Qualifications:  Knowledge of Fairfax County programs, services, and resources. Experience working with the public including older adults, managing and supervising volunteers; and managing a high-traffic central reception desk. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Bilingual.

Selection Procedure:  Panel interview.

To Apply:  Submit your resume to: Maria Franco-Nativi via email at Maria.Franco-Nativi@fairfaxcounty.gov or via fax at 703-704-6797.

Closing Date:  Open until filled.

Front Desk Receptionist (Attendant)

Agency:  Department of Neighborhood and Community Services
Location: Bailey’s Community Center, Falls Church, VA
Job #  ELT-NCS-15007
Salary: $12.22 per hour (Grade S7); no benefits
Schedule: This position is scheduled to work 15 to 20 hours per week not to exceed 900 hours per calendar year. There is no guarantee of a minimum number of scheduled hours (daily, weekly, month or yearly.)

Two Positions Available. The front desk receptionist serves as the public’s first impression of Bailey’s Community Center.  Responsible for warmly welcoming individuals to the Center, and answering questions regarding membership, program offerings, hours of operation, etc.  The work requires excellent customer service and communication skills, both in-person and on the phone, good computer skills, and the ability to multi-task.

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.  The appointee must have reliable transportation.  Must be at least 21 years old.  Must be available to work week days, evenings and some weekends.

Preferred Qualifications:  Bilingual in Spanish and English. 

Special Requirements:  An appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a check of the Child Protective Services Registry to the satisfaction of the employer.

To Apply: Please submit your resume via email to Greg Williams at Gregory.Williamsjr@fairfaxcounty.gov.    

Closing Date: Open until filled.


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