Non-Merit Job Opportunities - Miscellaneous


miscellaneous non-merit jobsThe 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.

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.  

 

 


Technical Writer

Agency: Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, Land Development Services
Job # ELT-DPWES-15005
Salary: $16.08-$26.82/hour, benefits eligible*
Schedule: 1,560 hrs per year

Under general supervision and direction of the Management Analyst III in Land Development Services, assists with drafting Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and policies regarding business practices as well as assisting with gathering and drafting information to be used for the American Public Works Association (APWA) Accreditation process.   Completes work by interviewing staff members, researching, and documenting the identified business practices in required APWA and SOP formats. 

Minimum Qualifications: Must possess strong writing skills and be able to produce written materials for dissemination with limited direction under deadline pressure. Must have solid skills as a proofreader and spellchecker.  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. 

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

Preferred Qualifications:  Strong organizational, oral and written communication skills. Data entry accuracy, proficiency using Microsoft Office. Ability to work independently and on a team. 

To Apply:  Submit your resume by email to rhonda.richardson@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Engineer III

Agency: Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, Capital Facilities- Utilities Design and Construction Division
Job # ELT-DPWES-15004
Salary: $30.89 to $51.48/hour, benefits eligible*

Serves as a project engineer for all phases of contract administration for the transportation construction division from contract document preparation through post construction. Manages all aspects of construction contracts to ensure quality, timely delivery and cost effectiveness of the project. Has lead role in claim avoidance, contract dispute negotiation and resolution, and solving complex engineering or construction problems. Provides technical constructability reviews during construction. Ensures construction progress is timely, reviews inspection reports and takes any appropriate action necessary to correct conflicts or problems. Duties are performed under the general supervision of the Chief and senior project engineers of the transportation and stormwater construction branch.

Minimum Qualifications:  Any combination of education, training and experience equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technologies with a bachelor’s degree in the civil engineering field, plus four years of progressively responsible professional experience in the civil engineering and or construction management field. A valid driver’s license is required.

Necessary Special Requirements:  The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of employer.
Preferred Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree with major course work in civil/environmental engineering or related field plus five years of progressively responsible project management experience in the transportation engineering design and construction field. Outstanding oral and written communications skills. Experience in planning, budgeting, design, construction, project management, and construction contract administration of complex transportation projects.
Physical Requirements:  Ability to perform field investigations on storm sewer, sidewalk, trail, bus stop improvements, transportation improvements, and community improvement type projects.
Selection Procedure: An interview and an exercise may be administered.

Note: *This position may not 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 Margaret.Gehlert@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Engineer III– Building Design Branch, Project Manager (Architect/Engineer)

Agency: Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, Capital Facilities
Job # ELT-DPWES-15003
Salary: $30.89 to $41.18/hour, benefits eligible*

The Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES) is a comprehensive organization working to improve and enhance the lives of the county’s 1.1 million residents. The DPWES working environment fosters innovative thinking, collaboration between agencies and the public, and cultivates employee’s skills through training, education, and mentoring. DPWES designs, implements, and maintains capital projects, while protecting our natural resources.

The DPWES Building Design and Construction Division, Building Design Branch, is seeking an individual to provide overall project management for the development of county building projects, including fire stations, libraries, police stations, community centers, administrative offices, and vehicle maintenance facilities. Responsibilities include: evaluating sites for development; negotiating and managing Architect/Engineer contacts; preparing and managing project cost estimates and capital budgets; and assuring that projects are executed within established budgets and schedules. Responsible for coordinating Using Agency requirements into the design of complex county building projects for new construction and major renovations. Responsible for reviewing plans and specifications for compliance with all local, state and federal code requirements; preparing value engineering studies, and evaluating projects for energy conservation and environmental considerations, and operational and maintenance requirements. Other responsibilities include preparing special studies, preparing project status reports and budget update reports, and other duties as assigned. The successful applicant must be highly motivated; possess the skills necessary to work in a fast-paced collaborative team environment; and be oriented toward providing outstanding customer service to end users and project stakeholders.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, training and experience equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technologies with a bachelor’s degree in the appropriate engineering or architectural field; plus four years of progressively responsible professional experience in the appropriate architectural/engineering field.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer. A driver’s license is required for this position.

Preferred Requirements: Possession of a valid Virginia Professional Engineer or Architect license from the Commonwealth of Virginia or similar registration from another state and can achieve Virginia registration within six months of the start of employment.

Note: *This position may not 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: Email your resume to amy.cartwright@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Code Specialist I

Agency: Department of Public Works and Environmental Services
Job # ELT-DPWES-15002
Salary: $20.72 to $34.53/hour, limited-term, benefits eligible*

The Fairfax County, Virginia, Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES) works to improve and enhance the lives of the county’s 1.1 million residents. DPWES’ working environment fosters innovative thinking, collaboration between agencies and the public, and cultivates employee’s skills through training, education, and mentoring.  The Wastewater Management Business area within DPWES protects both the public’s health and the region’s water quality by ensuring the effective collection and treatment of wastewater.

DPWES’ Wastewater Planning and Monitoring Division is seeking an individual to conduct field inspections, investigations, and sampling of sources of fats, oils, and grease (FOG) that discharge to the sanitary sewer, in accordance with federal, state, and county requirements and regulations.  Responsibilities include compiling inspection notes and data, generating reports, issuing corrective action requirements to owners/managers of food service establishments (FSEs), vehicle repair shops, residences, and other facilities that generate FOG, and enforcing the county’s Code for Sanitary Sewers and Sewage Disposal.  Serves as the county’s primary liaison with FSEs, businesses, and property owners regarding FOG discharge to the sanitary sewer system.  Must be highly motivated and possess the skills necessary to work in a fast-paced collaborative team environment, communicate effectively and work cooperatively with business owners and the public, and manage and resolve difficult and/or controversial matters.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in a field of study directly related to the industry being regulated such as engineering, architecture, urban planning, biological or environmental science, business, finance, political science, law enforcement, legal studies or a related field.

Special Requirements: General knowledge of the conveyance and treatment of wastewater.  Possession of a valid Virginia driver’s license.  The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

* Note: This position may not exceed 1,560 hours per year.  The term may be extended depending on workload, performance, and availability of funds.  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.  Should a permanent merit FOG inspector position be created in the future, the limited-term incumbent will have the opportunity to apply for the position.

To Apply: Email your resume to Makeba.Moore@fairfaxcounty.gov or fax it to 703-653-1340.  

Engineer III (part-time)

Agency: Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, Capital Facilities
Job #: ELT-DPWES-15001
Salary: $30.89 - $51.48/hour, benefits eligible*

The Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES) is a comprehensive organization working to improve and enhance the lives of the county’s 1.1 million residents. The DPWES working environment fosters innovative thinking, collaboration between agencies and the public, and cultivates employee’s skills through training, education, and mentoring. DPWES designs, implements, and maintains capital projects, while protecting our natural resources.  The Fairfax County Streetlight Engineering Team of DPWES is seeking an individual to meet the description below.

As a member of the streetlight engineering team, provides streetlight review of development plans, administration, coordination, and implementation of the Capital Facilities portion of the Fairfax County Streetlight Program to include: serving as a point of contact for daily coordination with Land Development Services (LDS), developers, and electric utility companies on the installation of streetlights.  Participates in the reviews and preparation of streetlight designs to ensure most cost effective layout is provided with Board approved criteria, Fairfax County Public Facilities Manual (PFM) regulations, and standards and engineering practices.  Assists the Senior Engineer and Branch Chief in providing technical expertise on streetlight issues and on new lighting technologies.  Utilizes the Streetlights GIS layer using ArcGIS to edit and view data.  Maintains and updates streetlight computer information to track encumbrances, expenditures, payments and to provide current project status.  Prepares correspondence, addresses citizen issues and concerns, reviews and provides input on requests to waive PFM Streetlight requirements.  Arranges and conducts citizen meetings and participates in public hearings related to streetlight issues.  Conducts field work as necessary to coordinate development streetlight projects with utility companies and to verify plan information.  Assists the Senior Engineer on other administration duties and performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, training and experience equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technologies with a bachelor’s degree in the civil or electrical engineering field, plus four years of progressively responsible professional experience in the civil or electrical engineering field.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with major course work in civil or electrical engineering or related field plus five years of progressively responsible project management experience in the transportation engineering design and construction field. Outstanding oral and written communications skills. Experience in the engineering design to provide lighting of roadways (streetlights), pedestrian walkways and parking facilities. Experience in the use of computer applications and software associated with the analysis of streetlight illumination engineering and the associated photometric computations. Experience in the use of ArcGIS and AutoCAD.

Note: *This position may not 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. 

Special Requirements: Possession of a valid driver’s license. The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Selection Procedure: Panel interview.

To Apply: Submit your resume by email to Seema.Ajrawat@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Senior Engineer III – Building Design Branch (Project Manager)

Agency: Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, Capital Facilities
Job # ELT-DPWES-14006
Salary: $32.38 to $53.97/hour, benefits eligible*

The Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES) is a comprehensive organization working to improve and enhance the lives of the county’s 1.1 million residents. The DPWES working environment fosters innovative thinking, collaboration between agencies and the public, and cultivates employee’s skills through training, education, and mentoring. DPWES designs, implements, and maintains capital projects, while protecting our natural resources.

The DPWES Building Design and Construction Division, Building Design Branch, is seeking an individual to provide overall project management for the development of major county building projects, including fire stations, libraries, police stations, community centers, administrative offices, and vehicle maintenance facilities. Responsibilities include: evaluating sites for development; negotiating and managing Architect/Engineer contacts; preparing and managing project cost estimates and capital budgets; and assuring that projects are executed within established budgets and schedules. Responsible for coordinating Using Agency requirements into the design of complex county building projects for new construction and major renovations. Responsible for reviewing plans and specifications for compliance with all local, state and federal code requirements; preparing value engineering studies, and evaluating projects for energy conservation and environmental considerations, and operational and maintenance requirements. Other responsibilities include preparing special studies, preparing project status reports and budget update reports, and other duties as assigned. The successful applicant must be highly motivated; possess the skills necessary to work in a fast-paced collaborative team environment; and be oriented toward providing outstanding customer service to end users and project stakeholders.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, training and experience equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technologies with a bachelor’s degree in the appropriate engineering or architectural field; plus four years of progressively responsible professional experience in the appropriate engineering field.

Special Requirements: Possession of a valid Virginia Professional Engineer or Architect license from the Commonwealth of Virginia or similar registration from another state and can achieve Virginia registration within six months of the start of employment. The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.  Also a driver’s license is required for this position.

Note: *This position may not 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: Email your resume to amy.cartwright@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Heavy Equipment Operator

Agency: Department of Public Works and Environmental Services
Job # ELT-DPWES-14002
Salary: $17 to $20/hour, one-year term, benefits eligible*

The Fairfax County, Virginia, Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES) works to improve and enhance the lives of the county's 1.1 million residents. DPWES' working environment fosters innovative thinking, collaboration between agencies and the public, and cultivates employee's skills through training, education, and mentoring. The Wastewater Management Business area within DPWES protects both the public's health and the region's water quality by ensuring the effective collection and treatment of wastewater.

DPWES' Wastewater Treatment Division is seeking a Heavy Equipment Operator to assist in hauling grit, sludge, and ash from the waste water plant and pumping stations. Experienced in working in extreme weather conditions and various types of emergency situations.

Minimum Qualifications: Class “A”  CDL. Able to complete daily work reports. Some knowledge of local and federal  DOT laws. Have good written  and oral communication skills. Skilled in using computers to do time. Work every other weekend.    

Special Requirements: General knowledge of the conveyance and treatment of wastewater. Possession of a valid  Class A  driver's license. The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

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.

To Apply: Email your resume to Makeba.moore@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Cooks and Wait Staff (seasonal)

Agency: Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-13037
Location: Laurel Hill Golf Club in Lorton, Virginia

Seeking line cooks and wait staff for immediate seasonal openings with the added possibility that some long term positions may become available after the first of the year. For further information please contact the Food and Beverage Manager, Eddison Rosales at 703-493-8849, ext. 2210.


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