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.  



Rental Staff – Frying Pan Farm Park Visitor Center

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-15030
Salary: $10/hour, no benefits
Location: Frying Pan Farm Park Visitor Center
Schedule:  Evenings - Friday, Saturday or Sunday, some weekday evenings. May include some partial weekend days.

Monitors rentals and provides customer service at Frying Pan Farm Park’s historic Visitor Center, which is housed in a converted dairy barn. Great opportunity for someone looking to supplement a full-time position. Training provided.

Job Description:

    • Check renters in
    • Ensures compliance with facility rules
    • Assists customers with questions
    • Sets up equipment for sound system (training provided)
    • Checks renters out and inspects the building
    • Performs light maintenance as needed
    • Performs administrative or research tasks as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:  Must be 18 years (minimum age) or older.

To Apply:  Send resume to For additional information, contact 703-437-9101.

Public Information Office Assistant

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority 
Job # ELT-FCPA-15031
Salary: $26.82/hour, no benefits
Schedule: 16 hours per week, occasional weekend days may be necessary

Under the direction of the Public Information Officer, provides support to the Public Information Office and other divisions that it supports in several focus areas. Prepares correspondence and reports; develops press releases and public service announcements, and content on a wide variety of topics; compliance with mandates such as FOIA and the Opening Meetings Act; supports events management and public outreach/meetings facilitation; performs limited graphics development and PowerPoint presentations. 

Must possess strong writing skills and be able to produce written materials for public dissemination with limited direction under deadline pressure. Must have solid skills as a proofreader and spellchecker.  On occasion, may be called upon to conduct online research, to prepare speaking points and/or to serve as an ambassador for the Park Authority at outreach events.  There will be evening and weekend assignments as needed.

Minimum Qualifications: Must be proficient in Microsoft Office software, MS Publisher and PowerPoint and have strong writing skills.  Must be self-motivated yet careful to ask questions as needed and to complete tasks in a timely manner.  Must be flexible about assignments and able to work under deadline pressure.

Special Requirements:  The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer. Must be able to lift sound equipment and be willing and able to work outdoors on occasion.

Preferred Qualifications:  Excellent customer service skills with strong organizational, oral and written communication skills. Data entry accuracy, proficiency using Microsoft Office. Ability to work independently and on a team.  Bilingual in English and Spanish is valuable but not essential.

To Apply:  Submit your resumes by email to

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