Non-Merit Instructor Job Opportunities


instructor jobsThe following non-merit instructor and educational 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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran's 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 711. EEO/AA/TTY.

 

 

 

 


Adjunct Instructor in the Volunteer Fire and Rescue Training Program

The Volunteer Fire and Rescue Training program (VFRTP) has a number of vacancies for Adjunct Instructors.  Adjunct Instructors provide certified instruction for the Fire and Rescue Academy (FRA) sponsored training activities.  The Volunteer Training Program operates primarily Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings from 1900-2300, and Saturdays and Sundays from 0800-1600.  This position reports to the Volunteer Training Coordinator.

Please note ALL new adjuncts are required to work a minimum of three (3) Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) practical skills sessions every four (4) months.

The Adjunct Instructor positions for the Volunteer Training Program are exempt status (G) positions (Non-merit). 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Delivery of initial EMT-B practical skills training working under a certified Virginia Emergency Medical Services Education Standards (VEMSES) instructor;
    • Delivery of EMT refresher practical skills training;
    • Delivery of American Heart Association CPR for Healthcare Providers initial and renewal training;
    • Delivery of NFPA 1001 Fire Fighter I and II certification classroom and practical skills training;
    • Overseeing and conducting live fire training exercises;
    • Delivery of suppression related training to incumbent firefighters;
    • Operating Fire and Rescue Academy vehicles and equipment;
    • Lead and assist in the delivery of entry level Fire and Rescue Academy training, Level 1;
    • Work as an assistant with EVOC practical testing;
    • Assisting in various special training projects for volunteer training.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • VA EMT-B or higher, with at least two years’ experience as an EMS provider.
    • NFPA 1001 Fire Fighter I/II with at least 2 years active minimum staffing experience.
    • NFPA 1041 Instructor I certified.
    • VDFP-FST NFPA 1403 Awareness.
    • VDFP-FST NFPA 1001-08 Firefighter I and II Train the Trainer.
    • VDFP-FST Mayday Awareness Train the Trainer.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Proven ability as a lead instructor;
    • NFPA Instructor II certification;
    • Driver Pump Operator VDFP certification or Fairfax County equivalent;
    • Volunteer Firemen’s Insurance Services/Emergency Vehicle Driver Training instructor;
    • National Fire Academy Incident Safety Officer;
    • 1403 Compliance officer;
    • American Heart Association Basic Life Support instructor;
    • Experience with Microsoft computer based instructional programs including, but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

To Apply:  Submit your resume and letter of interest via email to James Hedrick, Volunteer Training Coordinator at James.Hedrick@fairfaxcounty.gov by August 12, 2016.  If you have already submitted a resume and letter of interest in the past 12 months, please resubmit an updated resume.

The selection process will be conducted in accordance with Standard Operations Procedures

02.06.02, Promotional and Proficiency Examination Procedures and Position Selection Procedures and will consist of a resume review and interview of the top rated candidates.  The interview process will include an exercise, a review of applicant’s work history, and a discussion with references.

Special Requirements:  Upon selection, a conditional job offer will be extended.  The offer is conditional upon successfully completing a criminal background check and Office of Inspector General screening.

The following non-merit 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.

The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer that abides by federal, state, and county laws and ordinances and therefore does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment based on the employee’s or applicant’s  age, race, color, religion, sex, creed, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, union or political affiliation, veterans’ status, disabled veterans’ status, or any other factor or any other characteristic now or hereafter protected by federal, state or county law unrelated to the impartial conduct of county business.  All personnel shall be fully aware of their roles and responsibilities regarding compliance to Equal Opportunity Laws, Fairfax County Procedural Memorandums, departmental Standard Operating Procedures, and rules and regulations.

Kayaking Instructor

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-16037
Salary: $16.00-$20.00/hour; no benefits
Location: Riverbend Park Great Falls, Virginia
Schedule:
May through mid-October. 5 to 20 hours a week. Weekday evenings and weekends. Schedule may vary.

Kayaking instructors will teach participants of all ages with varying levels of experience. Instruction occurs both on land and on the water. Instructors are expected to: inspect equipment before and after class, explain and demonstrate proper paddling technique, supervise and ensure the safety of participants, keep records of attendance, and clean and store gear properly. Must possess excellent customer service skills.

Provide an outstanding, safe, and educational experience to participants on land and in the water. Explain and demonstrate proper kayaking techniques and equipment care. Prepare customers for a safe experience by providing thorough introductions to equipment and safety requirements. Perform equipment inspections and report if maintenance is necessary. Monitor changing weather and water traffic conditions and make appropriate decisions to ensure safety of participants, staff, and other water users. Accurately document and organize class related paperwork. Prepare and clean up class materials and equipment. Maintain strong communication with park staff, recreation programs manager, and park users. Follow program outlines and provide resource interpretation. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Must be 18 years (minimum age) or older. High school diploma or equivalent required. Valid driver’s license with good driving record. CPR/ First Aid and AED. Able to lift 75 pounds. Must have a Level 1 ACA Instructor certification or equivalent, 3 to 5 years canoeing, kayaking, SUP, or boating experience on a river. Fishing experience a plus.

To Apply: Send resume by email to Jordan.Libera@fairfaxcounty.gov or by mail to:

Attn: Jordan Libera
Riverbend Park
8700 Potomac Hills Street
Great Falls, VA 22066
Phone: 703-759-9018

Fishing Instructor

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-16038
Salary: $16-20/hour based on experience; no benefits  
Location:
Riverbend Park, 8700 Potomac Hills Street, Great Falls, VA 22066
Hours: May through mid-October. 3-16 hours a week. Weekday evenings and Weekends. Schedule may vary.

Lead fishing programs for kid’s birthday parties, public and private programs. Experience working with children in an outdoor or educational setting is preferred. Have freshwater angling experience, working knowledge of fishing equipment, techniques, and handling. Ability to paddle a canoe, kayak, and rowboat, introductory training will be offered.

Minimum Qualifications:  Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from a high school or G.E.D. issued by a state department of education, and experience working with children. Must be at least 18 years old.

Special Requirements:  All successful applicants must also agree to a criminal background check including fingerprinting, provide negative TB results, attend mandatory training, possess current or acquire first aid and CPR certifications before the start of camps, and have never been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor related to abuse, neglect, exploitation or other barrier crimes as listed on the Sworn Disclosure Statement of the Criminal Record Check. Valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications: Strong interest in outdoor or environmental education or interpretation and resource stewardship and conservation.Pursing a degree in the natural or environmental sciences, parks, recreation and leisure services, or education. More than 3 years of fishing experience and technical knowledge.  USCG Boating license, experience with a powerboat.

To Apply: Submit a cover letter, résumé and include three references.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. If selected, you will be notified of additional procedures to begin employment. Interested candidates should forward resumes to Jordan Libera, Recreation Programmer, Riverbend Park by email to Jordan.Libera@fairfaxcounty.gov or by mail to:

Attn: Jordan Libera
Riverbend Park
8700 Potomac Hills Street
Great Falls, VA 22066
Phone: 703-759-9018

Stand Up Paddleboarding Instructor

Agency:Fairfax County Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-16039
Salary: $16.00-20.00/hour; no benefits
Location: Riverbend Park Great Falls, Virginia
Schedule:
May through mid-October  5 to 20 hours a week. Weekday evenings and weekends. Schedule may vary.

Stand Up Paddleboarding instructors will teach participants of all ages with varying levels of experience. Instruction occurs both on land and on the water. Instructors are expected to: inspect equipment before and after class, explain and demonstrate proper paddling technique, supervise and ensure the safety of participants, keep records of attendance, and clean and store gear properly. Must possess excellent customer service skills.

Provide an outstanding, safe, and educational experience to participants on land and in the water. Explain and demonstrate proper stand up paddleboadring techniques and equipment care. Prepare customers for a safe experience by providing thorough introductions to equipment and safety requirements. Perform equipment inspections and report if maintenance is necessary. Monitor changing weather and water traffic conditions and make appropriate decisions to ensure safety of participants, staff, and other water users. Accurately document and organize class related paperwork. Prepare and clean up class materials and equipment. Maintain strong communication with park staff, recreation programs manager, and park users. Follow program outlines and provide resource interpretation. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Must be 18 years (minimum age) or older. High school diploma or equivalent required. Valid driver’s license with good driving record. CPR/ First Aid and AED. Able to lift 75 pounds. Must have a Level 1 ACA Instructor certification or equivalent, 3 to 5 years of experience in canoeing, kayaking, SUP, or boating experience on a river. Fishing experience a plus.

To Apply: Send resume by email to Jordan.Libera@fairfaxcounty.gov or by mail to:

Attn: Jordan Libera
Riverbend Park
8700 Potomac Hills Street
Great Falls, VA 22066
Phone: 703-759-9018

Preschool Program Aide

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-16019
Salary: $11.00/hour
Hours:Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Additional hours may be needed in the extended day program.

Spring Hill Recreation Center is seeking a Preschool Program Aide who will operate under the direction of the Preschool Director to assist with the Kid’s Play for Preschoolers program and other preschool aged programs.

Kid’s Play for Preschoolers is a program established to provide a safe and nurturing environment where children can develop emotionally, socially and intellectually through appropriate experiences. Children are encouraged to learn through hands-on activities and staff are expected to help children learn independence and to develop a positive self-image.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

Assisting the lead teachers in daily tasks, such as setting up the necessary supplies for arts and crafts or special activities; maintaining a neat, attractive, clean and orderly environment including shelves, closets, cubbies and tables; communicating with parents as necessary.  Ability to temporarily take over programs while the Director is away. Works as part of a team with other staff members.

Minimum Qualifications:  Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma and demonstrated early childhood experience. First Aid and CPR certifications and a negative TB test are required prior to the start date. The appointee must maintain training hours per Virginia licensing requirements. This job is contingent upon satisfactory results of a criminal background check, which will require the candidate to be fingerprinted.

Preferred Qualifications:  Ability to present to a group of children. Flexibility and dependability. Energetic while able to positively influence to behavior of young children. Excellent communication skills.
To Apply: Send a resume and cover letter to Alexander Barnard at alexander.barnard@fairfaxcounty.gov. Interviews will be held the following week. Applications may be kept on file for six months.

Fitness Instructors

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-15069
Location:Oak Marr RECenter

The Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA) provides quality facilities and services which offer resident’s opportunities for recreation to improvement their physical and mental well-being, and enhancement of their quality of life.

Fitness Instructors provide a special service to our members. As a Fitness instructor, you are responsible for, but not limited to the following:

    • Provide outstanding customer service to all customers/class members
    • Teaching all scheduled classes for a session or ‘drop-in” period
    • Find your own substitute if needed
    • Communicate to the Fitness Director in advance if any classes will be missed
    • Make-Up classes canceled due to weather/unforeseen cancelations
    • Maintaining equipment used in class, communicating to the Fitness Director what needs to be replaced

Desired Skills:

    • Demonstrate passion for fitness and teaching
    • Demonstrate ability to work with a variety of fitness levels
    • Ability to provide modifications for most exercises
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Must be CPR/AED certified
    • Must be a certified Pilates Instructor through an accredited agency
    • Must be 18 years old

To Apply: Send resume by email to Jennifer.Elgas@fairfaxcounty.gov or by fax to 703-281-5274.

Instructors Needed

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-15053

Would you like to use a hobby or skill to earn extra money?  Teach recreation classes in your spare time for Fairfax County!

We are looking for instructors to teach classes in children’s arts and crafts, gymnastics, piano, guitar, drama and dance.  Instructors are also needed for basketball, disc-golf, soccer, volleyball,  photography and pets classes.

Send an email to instructors@fairfaxcounty.gov for more information about opportunities.

Day Care Center Teacher I

Agency: Department of Family Services, Office for Children, School Age Child Care Program
Job # ELT-DFS-15008
Salary: $17.85/hour, benefits eligible*
Schedule: Works afternoons and evenings, 25 hours per week, Monday thru Friday for 40 weeks, with summer, winter and spring break off.  Occasional flexible work hours and full days required (teacher workdays, snow days, early releases, etc.).

Plans, prepares and carries out activities and projects for groups of elementary school-age children enrolled in an after-school program. Provides leadership and ensures the safety of the children enrolled in the center.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of two years of study and training at an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in early childhood or elementary education, nursing, recreation, or a related field plus one year of related work experience.

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

Preferred Qualifications: Major course work in early childhood education. Experience working with groups of children. Bilingual ability in English and another language is desired.

Note: *This position may not exceed 1560 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.

Selection Procedure: Panel interview.

To Apply: Submit your resume to Lee An by email at Lee.An@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Aquatic Exercise Instructors and Aquatic Learn to Swim Instructors

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job #
ELT-FCPA-12001
Salary:
$19.78+ per hour, depending on experience and qualifications (no benefits)
Location: Various RECenters

The Fairfax County Park Authority is seeking individuals to teach learn to swim classes and/or water exercise classes at their nine indoor RECenters.

Qualifications:

Aquatic Learn to Swim Instructors
Certified as a Virginia Swims swimming instructor or  by a nationally recognized organization such as YMCA, American Red Cross, StarFish, or Ellis and Associates.  

Aquatic Exercise Instructors
Certified as a water exercise instructor by a nationally recognized organization such as AEA, USWFA, YMCA, AAI, or WaterArt.

Instructor training for both areas is available through the Park Authority for interested candidates.

To Apply: For more information, call 703-324-9548.

Water Safety Instructors

Agency: Reston Community Center (RCC)
Job # ELT-RCC-12002
Salary: $18.50
Hours: Mornings and evenings, weekdays and weekends.

Must be American Red Cross certified. RCC Instructors receive free in-service training and free CPR training.

To Apply: Submit your resume by email to Joe.Leary@fairfaxcounty.gov or by mail or fax to:

Joseph Leary
2310 Colts Neck Road
Reston, VA 20191
Fax: 703-476-8617


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