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 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.

 

 


Limited Term Engineer III

Agency: Department of Public Works & Environmental Services
Job # ELT-DPWES-16004
Salary: $31.23 to $41.64/hour

Serves as the Project Manager and Construction Manager for the implementation of major wastewater treatment and collection projects. Negotiates and manages engineering design contracts, procurement and administration of construction contracts, and ensures that projects are executed within established budgets and schedules. Ensures that user agency requirements are incorporated into the design and construction of complex county wastewater treatment and collection projects. Reviews plans and specifications for constructability and for compliance with all local, state and federal code requirements. Leads efforts to conduct value engineering studies and cost estimates; and evaluates projects for energy conservation, environmental considerations, and operational and maintenance requirements. Prepares special studies, project status reports and budget update reports, change order and schedule analysis, and quality control site inspections to ensure conformance to construction documents as assigned. May also prepare project designs or perform other duties as required. This position resides in Capital Facilities, Wastewater Design and Construction Branch, in the Department of Public Works & Environmental Services.

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.

Certificates & Licenses Required: A valid driver’s license is required.

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 wastewater 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 wastewater treatment and collection projects. Knowledgeable of various wastewater treatment and collection processes and wastewater treatment plant operations. Detailed knowledge of local, state, and federal environmental regulations. Demonstrated expertise in managing multiple capital projects concurrently. Demonstrate innovative and efficient project management practices for the expedited completion of capital projects. Experience in conducting public meetings on capital project issues. Experience with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Advanced information technology skills including AutoCAD, GIS, MS Project/Primavera and Access. 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 user agencies and project stakeholders.

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

Physical Requirements: This position requires one to be able to stand, stoop, bend, stretch, walk, climb, sit, type on a keyboard, and lift up to 25 pounds.

Selection Procedure: Panel interview, may include written exercise

To Apply or for more information, please contact Margaret.Gehlert@fairfaxcounty.gov and reference position #53004083.

Limited Term Engineer III

Agency: Fairfax County DPWES Capital Facilities, Utilities Design and Construction Division
Job # ELT-DPWES-16001
Salary: $31.23 to $41.64/hour

Serves as project engineer for all phases of contract administration for the stormwater construction section from task order or 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 as well as solving complex engineering or construction problems. Provides timely technical reviews during construction. Ensures construction progress is timely, reviews inspection reports and takes appropriate action to correct conflicts or problems. Duties are performed under the general supervision of the section chief and the project engineers of the transportation and stormwater construction branch.

Preferred Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree with major course work in civil/environmental engineering, construction management or related field plus five years of progressively responsible project management experience in stormwater design and construction field plus two years progressively responsible experience in the civil/construction management field. Outstanding written and oral communication skills are important. Experience in planning, budgeting, design, construction document preparation, construction, project management and construction contract administration for civil projects. Ability to perform field investigations on stormwater, stream restoration and similar type projects.

Special Requirements:  Ability to perform field investigations on stormwater, stream restoration and similar type projects.

To Apply or for more information, please contact Margaret.Gehlert@fairfaxcounty.gov and reference position #53002462. 

Senior Engineer III - Building Design Branch, Project Manager (Architect, Civil Engineer, Structural Engineer, Mechanical Engineer or Electrical Engineer)

Agency: Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, Capital Facilities
Job # ELT-DPWES-15009
Salary: $32.73 to $43.64/hour, benefits eligible*
Schedule: Part-time, approximately 20-32 hours per week

The DPWES Building Design and Construction Division, Building Design Branch, is seeking an architect, civil engineer, structural engineer, mechanical engineer or electrical engineer acting as the owner’s representative for new building construction and renovation projects.  This position provides overall project management for the development of a wide variety of county building projects, including fire stations, libraries, police stations, community centers, administrative offices, and vehicle maintenance facilities.

Responsibilities include: negotiating and managing architect/engineer contacts; assuring that projects are executed within established budgets and schedules; coordinating Using Agency requirements into the construction documents; ensuring customer satisfaction and facilitating quality control of construction documents. 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.

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.

Minimum Qualifications: 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 field and Professional Engineer (PE) or Architect (RA) license.

Licensures/Certifications: 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 one year 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

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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