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.







Professional Services Coordinator (Administrative Assistant IV - S-17)

Agency: Sheriff
Job#: ELT-SO-17002
Salary:$19.8168 - $26.4226/hr., depending on experience. Part-Time position (approximately 25 hours per week, M-F).

Note: This position may not exceed 980 working hours per calendar year. Individuals in this position are not eligible for benefits. This position is anticipated to be needed only through October 1, 2018.

The Fairfax County Sheriff's Office is committed to providing world-class public safety with honor, courage, and a dedication to service. The Fairfax County Sheriff's Office is among the largest Sheriff's Office in Virginia with over 600 professional men and women. We serve a population of over 1.1 million citizens in one of the most diverse counties in the nation. We are looking for dynamic individuals who want to contribute to the outstanding quality of life that Fairfax Countyresidents currently enjoy.

An opportunity is available to join the Professional Services Branch, within the Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office to provide administrative support. The incumbent must be a proven self-starter, knowledgeable of all major Microsoft applications, possess strong verbal and written skills, and will be responsible for the coordination of administrative processes and procedures of the Professional Services Branch. Other duties include:

    • Collecting documentation from various internal and external sources for accreditation processes while effectively communicating and collaborating with sworn and civilian agency personnel.
    • Developing and maintaining multiple workbooks, spreadsheets, and other electronic systems to effectively track and ensure compliance with multiple professional services branch specific tasks to include, but not limited to: tracking staff monthly Roll Call Training and Equipment Inspections, Cell Search Reports, various agency incident statistics, and the status of more than 600 standards of multiple accrediting entities, (e.g., NCCHC, VLEPSC, ACA & DOC).
    • Proofreading communications for correct grammar, context and format. Composing memorandums, emails and Branch meeting minute notes.
    • Responsible for conducting ongoing analysis/interpretations of operational and administrative functions as they relate to accreditation standards and make appropriate recommendations to supervisors to achieve compliance for both sworn and civilian employees.
    • Assisting Agency staff with logistical planning of on-site audits and with assistance prior to and during audit processes to include, planning and confirming auditor accommodations, transportation, and meal planning options, and responding to requests and changes in these areas as deemed appropriate.
    • Performs other administrative supportive functions for the Professional Services Branch as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to high school graduation and three years of experience providing administrative support.

Preferred Qualifications:
Skilled in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, and Outlook). Must have excellent work ethic and be well organized. Ability to organize and manage large amounts of data and documentation for long term assessments. Knowledge of law enforcement or correctional policies, procedures, and standards. Excellent customer service skills with the ability to interact in a friendly, service-oriented and professional manner with internal staff and external professional contacts.

Special Requirements: The candidate selected for this position will be required to satisfactorily complete a criminal background check, to include a review of personal history, credit, VCIN, and polygraph.

Physical Requirements: Work is generally sedentary; however, employee may be required to walk, stand, bend, and carry items less than 15 pounds in weight. Must be able to type on a keyboard.  Ability to communicate clearly with others and make presentations.  With or without accommodations.

Selection Procedures: Panel interview.  

To apply for this position, candidates must submit a resume to Resumes will be accepted through Friday, June 30, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Resumes submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.

Administrative Assistant I - Vietnamese Translator/Interpreter (part-time)

Agency: Office of Elections
Job#: ELT-OE-17001
Salary: $13.71 - $22.86 per hour
Hours: Part-Time hours, including evenings and weekends from May 2017 to December 2017
Location: Government Center

Fairfax County Office of Elections is looking to hire an individual to assist members of the Fairfax County

Office of Elections with various aspects of election administration with specific attention to translation of information between English and Vietnamese. The incumbent should be fluent and proficient in both English and Vietnamese. This position will interact and relay with both internal and external customers of the Office of Elections through verbal and written translations. The ideal candidate should have familiarity with Virginia election laws, regulations, and principles. Experience providing English/Vietnamese translation is preferred. We are seeking a professional who is interested in providing support and system administration for the upcoming election. The ideal candidates will have the ability to work flexible hours and also provide customer service to employees and Election Officers.

Illustrative Duties: Assists in translating election related materials from English to Vietnamese; proof reads/ interprets documents that have been translated by other agencies regarding election related subjects; Assists with election officer training; Assists with telephone support on Election Day; Other special projects as assigned; Collects data on events and performance for reports and analysis.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: graduation from high school; plus ability to translate and communicate information regarding the election process. The incumbent should be fluent and proficient in both English and Vietnamese. Written and Oral.

Necessary Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer. Must be a registered voter in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidate should have familiarity with Virginia election laws, regulations, and principles. Experience providing English/Vietnamese translation is preferred.

Note: This position may not exceed 899 hours per calendar year. Individuals in these positions are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay. This position does not offer health benefits.

To Apply: Submit your resume and three references via email to

Posting Date: 04/21/2017
Closing Date: 05/04/2017 MIDNIGHT

Registration Unit Operator

Agency: Parktakes- Park Services Division,Fairfax County Park Authority
Job #:
Salary: $10.81/hour
Hours: Exempt Part-Time position (2-3 weekdays 8:45am-4:15pm)

Location: Herrity Building: 12055 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax VA 22035

Description: 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 GED 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 resume by e-mail to

Date posted: 12/16/2016

Closing Date: 01/06/2017

Benefits: This position is an exempt part-time position and does not offer health benefits.



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