Non-Merit Administrative Job Opportunities


administrativeThe following non-merit administrative 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.  

 


Therapeutic Recreation Administrative Support (Part-Time)

Agency:  Department of Neighborhood and Community Services
Job # ELT-NCS-14004
Salary: $17.2581/hour (Grade S15), no benefits*
Location: Pennino Building, Fairfax VA
Schedule: This position can work up to 17 hours a week, Monday through Friday. Some evening or weekend hours may be required for special events.

This position is located at 12011 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, Virginia. Under limited supervision, answers incoming calls, provides information and/or guidance to customers.  As part of a team, receives and records data in an automated system, gathers data, verifies organizational data, makes corrections accordingly, processes documentation meeting established deadlines.  Responds to inquiries that require referencing a variety of sources and utilizing knowledge of department/county operations.  Generates routine reports and spreadsheets.  Instructs employees in proper completion of routine documents.  Provides and explains relevant policies and procedures.

Creates and types forms, letters, memoranda, and other correspondences. Establishes new files and files a large volume of material on a regular basis. Prepares files for archives and disposal in accordance to county policy.

Minimum Qualifications: Education and experience equivalent to high school graduation or G.E.D., plus two years providing administrative support

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: Highly organized individual with strong customer service skills. Ability to multitask, conduct business in a professional and confidential manner, work independently and set priorities.  Must be detail-oriented, have good communication skills and ability to work as part of a team. Experience in providing administrative support. Experience using Microsoft Office Suite computer software. 

*Note:  This position cannot work more than 899 hours in a calendar year; however, there is no guarantee of a minimum number of scheduled hours (daily, weekly, monthly or yearly.)

To Apply:  Submit your resume and cover letter by email to Sandi.dallhoff@fairfaxcounty.gov or via U.S. mail to:

Neighborhood and Community Services
Attention: Sandi Dallhoff
12011 Government Center Parkway, 10th floor
Fairfax, VA  22035

Administrative Assistant III

Agency: Department of Family Services, Foster Care and Adoption - Resource and Support Program
Job # ELT-DFS-14004
Salary: $17.25 - $23.01/hour (Grade S15)
Schedule: 30 hours per week

Works from the Pennino Building in Fairfax County DFS as part of the Foster Care & Adoption - Resource and Support Program. Responsible for supporting the daily operations to the supervisor and a unit of seven staff in the Permanency and Life Skills Unit.  Duties include entering and updating information into various databases. Prepares caseload and statistical reports, monthly tracking and maintaining documentation, statistics and data needed by the unit. Assists with new staff set up. Helps in the coordination of special program events. Coordinates maintenance for the unit. Performs general office duties, including faxing, copying and scan documents, mail pick-up and distribution, creating mailing list and labels, notarize documents, ordering office supplies, typing notes from meetings, scheduling rooms and maintaining calendars. Works collaboratively with other administrative staff, specialists and supervisors in other regions.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from high school; plus 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 to the satisfaction of the employer.

Preferred Qualifications: Must have excellent administrative and computer skills; oral and written communication skills. Proficient in common Microsoft Office applications. Ability to prioritize work and adapt to changing priorities.  Must be flexible in handling multiple and changing tasks; able to work effectively with the public and other agency/county staff. Able to exercise tact, discretion and sensitivity to staff, clients and the public’s needs while maintaining professional standards. Three or more years of administrative experience.

Selection Procedure: Panel interview. A writing sample will be required.

To Apply: Send your resume by email to Milena.Saucedo@fairfaxcounty.gov by April 18, 2014.

Administrative Assistant II, Homeownership 

Agency: Department of Housing and Community Development
Job # ELT-HCD-14002
Salary: $15.72/hour; benefits eligible*
Schedule: Core working hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; however, the weekly schedule will be flexible depending upon work requirements.  Individuals

The Homeownership Division currently has a vacancy for an Administrative Assistant II to work in the Homeownership Resource Center.  The duties include interfacing with the public both in person and on the phone by providing information regarding a variety of homeownership programs and initiatives. A desire to serve others and a pleasant, welcoming, helpful disposition are important in this position. Responsibilities include maintaining an updated homeownership applicant list and matching foreclosures reported in the daily newspapers to the current homeowner list.  Both of these duties require working in a database and managing very important functions for the division’s daily operations that require discretion with confidential data. Other duties may include, but are not limited to, preparing mailings, tracking faxes, file management, and helping with in-house orientation and application sessions.

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 one year experience providing administrative support.

Preferred Qualifications: preferred candidates will have experience providing good customer service; Proficient using Microsoft Word, Excel or database software.  

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

Selection Procedure: Panel interview. 

Note: *This position is scheduled to work 30+ hours per week (not to exceed 1,560 hours per calendar year).  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: Submit your resume by email to Pamela.Crum-Davis@fairfaxcounty.gov or by mail to:

Department of Housing and Community Development
Attn: HCD Human Resource/Pamela Crum-Davis, HR Manager
3700 Pender Drive, Ste. 300
Fairfax, Virginia 22030

Deadline to apply is April 18, 2014. Please include Job # ELT-HCD-14002 on your cover letter or resume.

Web/Graphic Designer III

Agency: Reston Community Center
Job # ELT-RCC-14001
Salary: $18.91 to $25.21/hour; benefits eligible*
Schedule: Core working hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; however, the weekly schedule will be flexible depending upon work requirements

Under supervision, performs highly responsible and diversified art work in the creation, design, execution, and production of graphic arts material and camera-ready art for instructional, production and administrative purposes, or public presentation; and performs related work as required. Performs basic Internet/intranet support functions such as Web page design, content development, and site updating; maintains the website of Reston Community Center, ensuring current content, complete information and proactive response to meeting staff communication needs and agency’s communication goals. Responsible for executing all digital communications for the agency, to include social media and email marketing. Must be available to make immediate or urgent Web changes or Web-based communications via content management system and/or email marketing tools (e.g., Constant Contact) after normal business hours. Provides high-quality customer service. Successfully resolves problems in a team-based environment and balances multiple priorities and tasks. Collaborates with colleagues to define deliverables and deadlines, and executes projects to completion with a high degree of commitment. Duties are performed under the supervision of the Communications/Media Director. Occasional weekend, weeknights, and overtime hours may be required to work special events and/or meet deadlines.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, training and experience equivalent to completion of two years of training at an accredited college, university, or art institute with coursework in fine or graphic arts, Web design or a related field; plus three years of experience in the creation and development of a wide variety of visual materials. 

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

Preferred Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to an undergraduate degree in web/graphic design plus one year of ongoing Internet/intranet development or support tasks. Fluency in both PC and MAC programs. Prefer candidates with artistic and imaginative flair, detail-oriented.  Strong interpersonal, writing, and time management skills, as well as ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. 

Note:  Occasional local travel may be required.

Selection Procedure: Panel interview. Panel comprised of the hiring manager and two senior staff members. Candidates will be asked to complete a Web update exercise.

Note: This position is scheduled to work 30+ hours per week (not to exceed 1,560 hours per calendar year).  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: Send your resume by email to bebe.nguyen@fairfaxcounty.gov.


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