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.  



Response Line Coordinator (Administrative Assistant II)

Agency: Administration for Human Services, Physical Resources
Job # ELT-DAHS-15001
Salary: $16.00/hour, benefits eligible*
Work Location: 12011 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035

Under the general supervision of the Human Services Facilities Operations Manager, serves as the Human Services facilities response line coordinator.  Evaluates and processes (in a timely manner) all incoming customer requests. Coordinates with other Site Planning and Operation team members. Escalates emergency requests according to protocol, and directly submits routine maintenance requests in an on-line facilities management system. Tracks and documents customer requests; interacts with customers, vendors and other county agencies.  Performs administrative duties for the Human Services Site Planning and Operating Team and supports other facilities projects as required. Actively participates in various workgroups related to the Department of Administration for Human Services strategic planning.

Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge and experience of Human Services Facilities and programs. Three years of experience managing or coordinating a response line.  Experience processing facilities management requests and  three years of customer service experience.

Note: *This position is scheduled to work 30-40 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: Submit resume via email to

Historic House Assistant

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job #: ELT-FCPA-15040
Location: Historic House, Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria
Hours: 15-20 hours per week. Saturday and Sunday hours required.
Start date: July 1, 2015

Assists in all aspects of daily operations of the Historic House and tea programs.

Opens and closes house to the public, greets visitors and handles gift shop and art exhibit sales. Provides administrative support, including answering phones, handling general inquiries and taking reservations for tea programs. Sets up for teas and assists volunteers with tea service and clean-up. Assists with light housekeeping, flower arrangements and seasonal decorations for the house. Acquires a working knowledge of the history of the 1784 Historic House and Green Spring Gardens.

Qualifications: Good communication and customer service skills. Basic computer skills with knowledge of basic Microsoft Office applications. Ability to work independently in a public setting where routine varies.

Physical Requirements: Ability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds to move tea urns. Ability to lift and carry hot items such as teapots. Ability to climb stairs.

To Apply: Email your resume to or mail to:

Deborah Waugh
Historic House Coordinator
Green Spring Gardens
4603 Green Spring Rd.
Alexandria, VA 22312
Phone: 703-941-7987

Administrative Assistant I

Agency: Department of Neighborhood and Community Services
Job # ELT-NCS-15006
Salary: $12.22/hour, no benefits
Location: Lorton Senior Center
Schedule: This is a part-time position. The Senior Center operates Monday-Friday and some evenings and weekends. Work hours will vary based on programs and activities.

This position will be open until filled.

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. Must be able to plan and lead 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 in English and another language.

Selection Procedure: Panel interview.

To Apply: Submit your resume by email to or by mail to:

Maria Franco-Nativi
8350 Richmond Highway Suite 505
Alexandria, VA 22309
Phone: 703-704-6700

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