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.

 

 


Code Specialist I  

Agency: Department of Code Compliance 
Job # ELT-CC-16001
Salary: $21.43 (Grade S19), negotiable, depending on experience, benefits eligible*
Location:  Herrity Building, 12055 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax Virginia
Hours:  This position will be scheduled in accordance with the Department of Code Compliance Customer Services.

Under the supervision of the Complaint Intake and Case Documentation Section Supervisor and in collaboration with the Office of the Sheriff, Community Labor Force, coordinates the Signs in the Rights-of-Way Program for the Department of Code Compliance, in accordance with Title 33.1, Chapter 7, Article 1 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as amended (Code), in accordance with agreement between Fairfax County and Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).

Specific Tasks Include:

  • Researches alleged violations of Title 33.1, Chapter 7, Article 1 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as amended (Code), and manages the enforcement of the prohibition on the placement of signs and advertising within the limits of highways in Fairfax County, on behalf of the Virginia Department of Transportation
  • Conducts inspections and investigations, collects photographic evidence and utilizes GPS to document evidence related to illegal signs placed in the rights of way.
  • Gathers necessary information to determine responsible parties and enforce relevant codes. 
  • Issues written notice in accordance with the state Code.
  • Maintains case records and documents all processes in case files and database systems
  • Prepares and forwards relevant investigative documents to the proper county officials for the pursuit of collection activity or further legal action, as necessary
  • Prepares routine reports and develops technical training related to the Signs in the Rights-of-Way Program
  • Participates in public outreach activities and answers technical questions related to the Signs in the Rights-of-Way Program
  • Prepares evidentiary material for presentation and subsequently testifies in court as required
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned to further the goals and objectives of the department.

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 related field.  Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:    Prior field work conducting inspections or investigations; knowledge of the process by which code violations in Fairfax County are resolved; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; ability to handle interpersonal conflict situations with tact and diplomacy. Ability to speak clearly and understandably, and to tolerate various weather conditions while conducting field investigations. Ability to wear required department-issued protective footwear.

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

Physical Requirements:  Ability to safely and legally operate a vehicle in accordance with Fairfax County Standards of Conduct. Ability to lift items weighing up to 15 pounds. Ability to operate and carry inspection equipment (radio, camera, flashlight, tape measure, placards, clipboard, pen, and paper). Ability to move neck/head up and down and side to side, bend, reach, twist, and/or stoop, climb, walk/traverse rough, icy or broken terrain, and go up and down steep inclines. 

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: To apply or learn more about this opportunity, please email Gabe Zakkak at Gabriel.zakkak@fairfaxcounty.gov or call 703-324-4044.

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

Urban Forester I

Agency: Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, Urban Forest Management Division
Job # ELT-DPWES-15008
Salary: $20.45 - $25.00/hour
Schedule: 30 hours per week

Note: This position is an exempt limited term position, is subject to annual renewal, and does not include county benefits such as sick or annual leave. Health, dental and vision insurance and flexible spending accounts are available.

Duties are performed under the supervision of the Urban Forester II position within the Forest Pest Branch.

Specific Tasks Include:

    • Participates in field surveys to collect data pertaining to forest pests;
    • Plans and implements forest pest treatment activities in an assigned area including aerial, ground spraying, and tree injections;
    • Participates in public outreach activities such as civic association meetings and public notification meetings;
    • Uses Geographic Position System and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) databases to record the position of forest pests and other natural resources;
    • Answers technical questions from the public, civic and homeowners associations, other county agencies, and the Board of Supervisors on forest pest practices;
    • Performs other duties as may be assigned to further the goals and objectives of the department.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited two-year college with a degree in urban forestry, horticulture, environmental science, landscape design, agriculture or related field. Must possess a valid driver's license.

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

Preferred Qualifications: Arborist certification issued by the International Society of Arboriculture; any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from and accredited four-year college or University with a degree in urban forestry, horticulture, environmental science, landscape architecture, agriculture or related field.

To Apply: Send a copy of your resume by email to  DPWES-STW-Resumes@fairfaxcounty.gov to the attention of Tiffany Thrasher.

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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