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.

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Planner II – Heritage Resources

Agency: Department of Planning and Zoning, Planning Division
Job#: ELT-DPZ-17001
Salary: Ranges between $27.50-$30.00/hour, (Grade S-24) benefit eligible
Schedule:
Part-Time, Exempt position scheduled for 30 hours per week.

Work Description: Serves as a heritage resources planner, and directly supports the department's work with the Architectural Review Board (ARB). Works closely with the senior heritage resources planner/ARB Administrator. Primary responsibilities include site research and preparation of staff reports for monthly ARB meetings.  Assist with development of new process for staff review of projects in local historic districts. Attends ARB meetings and makes presentations to the ARB. Conducts plan and permit reviews following ARB approvals. Provides support to customers, and to applicants preparing applications to the ARB. Assists with multi-year update of design guidelines for local historic districts. Attends and makes presentations as needed to other county boards and/or community groups. Performs other duties as assigned.   

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university in a heritage resources field; plus three years of experience in a heritage resources-related field. A master's degree may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in historic preservation, architectural history, historical architecture, or closely related field. Progressively responsible professional experience in heritage resources planning. Experience with project and design review in historic districts. Understanding of the role of local historic district regulations in land use planning. Experience performing research and writing technical reports for regulatory boards. Knowledge and understanding of the purpose and use of design guidelines in historic districts. Ability to handle multiple deadlines. Experience using word processing, database and GIS software. Experience working in a local government planning office and supporting public boards and commissions. Experience with Section 106 review, and local, state and national historic registers.

Selection Procedure: Evaluation of relevant education and experience.  Panel interview of top rated applicants. Applicant may be asked to respond to questions in writing and/or provide samples of work.

Note: Individual must be willing to participate in work assignments and meetings during the evening hours. Finalist may be interviewed by the Director, Planning Division. 

How To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to the address below or to dpzmail@fairfaxcounty.gov with the subject line: Attn: Heritage Resources Planner II Application

Deadline: Applications must be received by Monday, June 26, 2017 to be considered.

Fairfax County Department of Planning and Zoning - Planning Division
Attention: Heritage Resources Planner II Application
12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 730
Fairfax, VA 22035
703-324-1380

Project Coordinator / Development Manager 

Agency:Capital Facilities, DPWES
Job#: ELT-DPWES-17008
Salary: Ranges between $37 - $49/hour, (Grade S-31) benefit eligible*
Schedule:
Part-Time, Exempt position scheduled for 30 hours per week.
Job Announcement: Fairfax County, Virginia, is seeking a highly motivated and qualified Project Coordinator for County’s capital and real estate development projects.

The position is responsible for project management, financial oversight; and full development lifecycle of large scale, high profile, and highly complex building and real estate development projects, including master planning, Requests for Proposals (RFP), development agreements for public-private partnership projects, entitlement process, due diligence activities; and design, construction and turnover to operations, while maintaining the highest standards of excellence in quality.

The position negotiates key aspects of project development agreements with county legal team, county stakeholders, private developers and other outside organizations. Provides design & technical review, guidance and input on key projects throughout the project development phases to ensure compliance with the project and development scope and goals as well as all applicable regulatory requirements. Evaluates financial aspects of competing project development proposals including real estate valuation, financing and lease terms, life-cycle cost comparisons, construction and soft costs, and risk management terms.  Leads and participates in the consultant and/or development team selection process, negotiates and manages Architect/Engineer contracts; prepares and proactively manages project schedules and budgets and provides high-level quality control for design and construction documents. Collaborates with diverse team of project stakeholders, community and project based matrix organizational teams in the successful management of assigned projects using team based approach.  Prepares and makes presentations to boards, commissions, committees, senior management, and the general public.

Employment Standards: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Urban/Regional Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, Project Management, Real Estate Development, Construction  or related fields; plus six years of progressively responsible experience in or affiliated with engineering, architectural, land planning and/ real estate development. 

A driver’s license is required for positions as identified to the Department of Human Resources.

Necessary Special Requirements: The appointee tothis position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer. Must obtain necessary training to assist in emergency response situations. Reports to the county's Emergency Operations Center (EOC) as needed to support DPWES Emergency Response and Recovery. May be required to report to the EOC after-hours and work 12-hour shifts at the EOC as needed.

Preferred Qualifications: Significant experience in dealing with all aspects of public and private developments in creating high quality development projects.  Project management experience on highly complex building and land development projects. Experience with financial and budgetary planning at project and program levels.

Possession of a valid Virginia Professional Engineer (PE) or Architect (RA) license. An individual who possesses a valid Professional Engineer or Architect license in another state will be granted a temporary exemption to this requirement pending the Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers & Landscape Architects decision regarding that individual's application for reciprocity which must be achieved within six months of the start of employment.

*Note: This position is scheduled to work 30 hours per week (not to 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: Send your resume to Katayoon Shaya at Katayoon.Shaya@fairfaxcounty.gov or fax to 703-324-4365 ATTN: Katayoon Shaya

Fire Inspector II

Agency:Fire and Rescue Department, Prevention Division
Job#: ELT-FRD-17004
Salary:Starting at $22.74/hour (Grade S20), benefits eligible*

The primary function is to enforce the fire prevention code through inspections and witnessing of performance tests on fire protection systems. Other duties include:

    • Inspects job sites and buildings for compliance with all applicable codes and standards pertaining to the installation, testing, and inspection of fire protection equipment and systems, and witnesses the required performance tests conducted by the installing contractor.
    • Inspects buildings, structures and other permitted work to ensure compliance with the Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code (VSFPC), Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (VUSBC) and associated Fairfax County amendments.
    • Investigates and troubleshoots problems related to fire protection equipment and systems as they occur in buildings.
    • May document or assess structural damage of failure due to fire, weather or accident, and documents each incident with written reports, pictures, etc., as necessary.
    • Inspects new construction to ensure that construction is in compliance with the VSFPC, VUSBC, other applicable codes, and ensures that construction is completed in accordance with the approved plans.
    • Investigates complaints against builders or property owners, evaluates their validity, and recommends corrective action when necessary.
    • Receives/responds to inquiries from citizens, contractors, owners/developers regarding fire protection equipment and system requirements, installation status, permitting requirements, code/standards, or fire inspections, etc.
    • Enters the results of each inspection into a portable computer terminal or maintains complete records of inspections and test results of performance testing of fire protection equipment and systems. When an investigation or inspection uncovers code violations or work that is not approved, identifies the sections of the regulations being violated, issues written code violation notices to developer, owner(s) or appropriate persons, and takes necessary action to ensure violations are corrected with concurrence of supervisor.
    • Reads and interprets approved building plans and specifications.
    • Reviews requests for inspections, coordinates inspections with other county agencies (i.e., DPW&ES, other sections of the Fire and Rescue Department, Department of Zoning, or Health Department)
    • Interprets applicable codes and model standards.
    • Prepares reports and composes correspondence.
    • Attends meetings, conferences, and training.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following; High school graduation or a GED issued by a state department of education; plus one year of commensurate experience as a Fire Inspector I.

Certificates and Licenses Required:

    • Possession of a valid motor vehicle driver's license is required for all positions in this class;
    • Certification in Civilian Entry from the Virginia Department of Fire Programs or successful completion of Firefighter I and II;
    • Certification in Hazardous Materials Awareness from the Virginia Department of Fire Programs;
    • Certification as a Fire Inspector I/II (NFPA 1031) from the Virginia Department of Fire Programs;
    • Certification from the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development Building Code Academy (CORE Module).

The following certifications must be obtained within 18 months of appointment to this position:

    • Certification from the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development course "Fire Protection Systems Inspection".
    • Certification from the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development "Fire Protection General, (3B Test)'.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Prefer candidates who have the following certifications:
    • Certification from the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development course "Fire Protection Systems Inspection".
    • Certification from the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development "Fire Protection General, (3B Test)".
    • At least 3 years of experience and general knowledge in at least one of the following areas: fire protection, firefighting, electrical, building, plumbing or mechanical trades.

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

Physical Requirements:
Duties require significant amounts of walking, standing for long periods, climbing stairs, and working during inclement weather, with or without accommodations. All duties will be accomplished with or without reasonable accommodations.

Selection Procedure: Panel interview.

Note: This is a Status E benefit-eligible position. Status E employees may not work in excess of 1,560 hours during the 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 your resume to Karen Lowery via email at Karen.Lowery@fairfaxcounty.gov

Legislative Assistant (Management Analyst I)

Agency: Office of the County Executive
Job#: ELT-CEX-17000
Salary:$23.85 to $31.81/hour (Grade S21); limited benefits eligible including medical, dental and vision coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs.
Hours: Part-time position.  Scheduling can be somewhat flexible.  Occasional evening work will be required, generally during the General Assembly session (January-March).
Location: Government Center

Job Description: This position performs research and analysis, and provides logistical support for the state and federal Government Relations function in the County Executive’s Office.  Researches, tracks, and apprises Director of legislative issues; manages legislative records and files; serves as information coordinator with other offices within and outside the County; plans and organizes special local and state legislative meetings; provides staff support to Legislative Director and Board’s Legislative Committee; produces documents for development of the Board of Supervisors Legislative Program and meetings of the Legislative Committee; provides basic technical assistance and training on database software and office equipment; monitors and orders supplies.  Some travel may be required, generally to Richmond.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in a business administration, public administration, statistics or field related to the assigned functional area such as human resources, budgeting and financial management, or contract administration and business management.

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

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
    • Strong technology skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office
    • Familiarity with Fairfax County government operations and with legislative processes at the state and federal levels
    • Strong writing and proofreading skills
    • Ability to perform in fast-paced environment

Note:  This position may not exceed 1560 hours per calendar year.  Individuals in these positions are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

To Apply:  Submit your resume to: Claudia.arko@fairfaxcounty.gov

Closing Date: 3 weeks

Engineer III (part-time)

Agency:  Capital Facilities, Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES)
Department: Building Design and Construction Division
Job#: ELT-DPWES-17006
Salary:Minimum $31.64, Midpoint $42.19, and Max $52.74 – Grade S27 Benefit Eligible*
Schedule:  Part-Time, Exempt position scheduled for 30 hours per week. 

Job Description: The DPWES Building Design and Construction Division, Building Construction Branch, is seeking a person with a degree in architecture, civil, structural, mechanical or electrical engineering acting as the owner’s representative for the construction or renovation of capital building projects.  This position provides overall construction management of a wide variety of county building projects, including fire stations, libraries, police stations, community centers, administrative offices, and vehicle maintenance facilities.

Responsibilities include: prequalifying contractors, performing QC reviews of bidding documents; bidding and evaluating bids; claim avoidance; negotiating change orders and managing the construction process; assuring that projects are completed within established budgets and schedules; ensuring customer satisfaction and ensuring construction quality and conformance to construction documents and closing out construction contracts through the warranty period. 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. Must be able to traverse the rough terrain of construction sites and be able to climb ladders and stairs.

Licensures/Certifications: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer. Also a driver’s license is required for this position.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques relating to construction project management and contract administration; ability to review construction documents, designs and proposals for costs, design requirements and compatibility with county standards, guides and operational needs; ability to meet and interact with the public;

To Apply: Send your resume toChristopher.smith@fairfaxcounty.gov

*Note: This position is scheduled to work 30 hours per week (not to 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.

Engineer III (part-time)

Agency:Capital Facilities, Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES), (Building Design and Construction Division, BDCD)
Job#: ELT-DPWES-17004
Salary: Minimum $31.64, Midpoint $42.19, and Max $52.74 – Grade S27 Benefit Eligible*
Hours: Part-Time, Exempt position scheduled for 30 hours per week. 

The DPWES Building Design and Construction Division, is seeking an architect/engineer with project management and/or construction management experience to serve in a support capacity to the division director.  This position will act as an assistant to the division director with responsibility for organizing and analyzing information and data related to the division’s performance metrics, strategic initiatives, and management initiatives

Responsibilities include:

    • Provides strategic leadership in the compilation and analysis of Completed Project Data, BDCD Performance Metrics, and historic data for project cost profiles.
    • Provides leadership in managing the organization and completion of Post Construction Open Issues, and Construction Agreement Closeout Status.
    • Manages design and/or construction phase for building projects.
    • Collaborates with, and provide leadership and guidance to branch chiefs in development of SOP’s and metrics for project Partnering.
    • Collaborates with Director in Scheduling and Preparing Agenda content for BDCD Strategic and Mgmt. meetings. 
    • Collaborate with, and provide leadership and guidance to branch chiefs in development of SOP’s and metrics for project Partnering.
    • Lead strategic initiative to identify and implement SOP revisions to facilitate more efficient project processes with focus on leading efficiency for administrative processes.
    • Provides leadership and coordination role for BDCD Safety Team, and provides leadership to BDCD in the preparation of award nominations and division special events.
    • Lead development of advanced IT tool for active updating and analysis of BDCD Workload and Staff Resource assessments

The successful applicant must be highly motivated and possess the skills necessary to work in a fast-paced collaborative team environment; possess superior verbal and written communication skills; possess strong information technology skills; have basic knowledge and understanding of the building design and construction industry; and be oriented toward providing outstanding service to customers, stakeholders and coworkers

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. Building Design and Construction Division provides for the design and construction of building development projects in a safe, timely, cost effective and environmentally sound manner

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.

Licensures/Certifications: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, and a driving records check to the satisfaction of the employer.  Also a driver’s license is required for this position.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities: General knowledge and understanding of the principles, practices and techniques relating to project management and contract management for building development projects; ability to review construction documents, designs and proposals for costs, design requirements and compatibility with county standards, guides and operational needs; ability to community at a high level with customers, stakeholders, co-workers and the public

To Apply: Send your resume to Amy.Cartwright@fairfaxcounty.gov

*Note: This position is scheduled to work 30 hours per week (not to 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.

Project Coordinator (Engineer, Project Manager and PMP - S31)

Agency: Fairfax County, DPWES
Job#: ELT-DPWES-17003
Salary: $37.00 to $49.00/hour, benefits eligible* (see description in Job Summary)
Hours: Part-time
Location: Fairfax Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax County, VA, 22035
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)

Fairfax County, a diverse, dynamic, and growing jurisdiction in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, is seeking a highly motivated and qualified Project Coordinator/Development Manager to lead a team of professionals and technicians engaged in planning and development, design, and construction of large scale, and complex capital and development projects within the county.

This position is responsible for strategic planning, project management, financial oversight; and full development lifecycle of large scale, high profile, and highly complex building and real estate development projects, including joint development partnerships, Requests for Proposals (RFP), development agreements for Public-Private Partnership projects, real estate transactions, site identification and acquisition, due diligence, entitlement process; shared infrastructure; and design, construction and handover to operations while maintaining the highest standards of excellence in quality.

The position is responsible to negotiate key aspects of project development agreements with county legal team, county stakeholders, private developers and other outside organizations. Evaluates financial aspects of competing project development proposals including real estate valuation, financing and lease terms, life-cycle cost comparisons, construction and soft costs, and risk management terms.  Leads and participates in the consultant and/or contractor selection process and negotiates and manages Architect/Engineer contacts; assures conformance with procurement policies and project management processes. Establishes and proactively manages schedules and budgets for design and construction projects. Provides high-level quality control for design and construction documents. 

Illustrative Duties:

Negotiates key aspects of project development agreements with county legal team, county stakeholders, and private developers;

Prepares detailed total project and development cost estimates; evaluates financial aspects of competing project development proposals;

Appraises and profiles the associated risks for development.          

Assists with the development of the capital improvement program and capital budget.

Makes recommendations concerning county budget appropriations for projects;

Prepares and evaluates detailed project development schedules;

Manage the site Due Diligence process in order to ensure that all development risks are identified and quantified. 

Leads and manages a large team of professional consultants under contracts and maintains professional control of projects to ensure effective project delivery to completion;

Leads a diverse team of project stakeholders in the successful management of assigned projects using team based approach.

Directs, coordinates and manages project/program logistics with multiple agencies, community stakeholders, and project based matrix organizational teams and resources from a variety of internal and external sources including technical, legal, financial and other specialty fields.  

Ensures work performed under consultant contracts meet county standards and agreed upon programming, design, specifications, permit and regulatory requirements, budget, and schedule;

Provides design & technical review, guidance and input on key projects throughout the conceptual, preliminary and final design and construction phases to ensure compliance with the project and development scope and goals as well as  all local, state and federal code requirements; may sign and seal design work, technical studies, etc. as required and prepared under direct supervision.

Establishes and manages value engineering process; Manage the approval and permitting phase of the development process and ensure approvals are in line with county and project requirements.

Evaluates projects for energy conservation, environmental considerations, and operational and maintenance requirements. Provides leadership in continuous process improvement initiatives and outcomes consistent with process goals and expectations. 

Prepares and makes presentations to boards, commissions, committees, senior management, and the general public;

May serve on leadership and management working groups including business area teams;

Serves on technical committees and provides expert testimony at public hearings.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

Ability to work independently and react quickly in a demanding fast-paced environment and interact with diverse individuals and develop solutions to issues and challenges

Knowledge of the principles, theory and practice of civil, architectural, and environmental engineering, urban planning, or land development;

Knowledge of the principles and practices of contract procurement and management;

Ability to enforce contractual specifications; Knowledge of the principles and practices of real property acquisition and development;

Knowledge of modern construction practices and methods; ability to review and analyze construction plans and specifications;

Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations governing land acquisition, design, construction, condemnation proceedings, and contracts in Fairfax County Ability to oversee and coordinate the work of a multi discipline consultant teams;

Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, assign and evaluate the work of professional and support staff in a complex, highly interactive work environment;

Ability to direct programs requiring coordination with other governmental agencies, private developers, and citizen organizations;

Ability to review design documents,  cost proposals, and construction documents for compatibility with county standards, guidelines and operational needs; Ability to collect, compile and analyze research data;

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing and interact effectively with the public;

Ability to review technical reports and to present findings in a clear and concise format;

Ability to negotiate with individuals and groups internally and externally;

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop an expansive professional network with other organizations and across all levels

Ability to identify and manage the internal and external processes and requirements that impact the projects; 

Ability to manage multiple projects at one time, balance priorities and deadlines, and identify and manage competing interests of the project stakeholders. 

Ability to structure, prepare and deliver concise, understandable presentations on complex issues;

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected and appointed officials and representatives of public, private sector and community organizations;

Ability to train and supervise subordinates as may be required. 

Strong Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.  Knowledge of Microsoft Project.

Employment Standards: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in urban/regional planning, architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, project management, real estate development, construction  or related fields; plus six years of progressively responsible experience in or affiliated with engineering, architectural, land planning and/ real estate development. A driver’s license is required for positions as identified to the Department of Human Resources.

Necessary Special Rquirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer. Must obtain necessary training to assist in emergency response situations. Reports to the county's Emergency Operations Center (EOC) as needed to support DPWES Emergency Response and Recovery. May be required to report to the EOC after-hours and work 12-hour shifts at the EOC as needed.

Preferred Qualifications: Significant experience in dealing with public and private development partners in creating high quality development proposals, conducting comparative analysis of competing development options, and negotiating complex project development agreements. Project management experience on highly complex building and land development projects. Detailed knowledge of local, federal, and state building and site development codes. Information technology skills including use of Microsoft Office software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project. Demonstrated expertise in managing complex and multiple building projects concurrently and developing innovative and efficient project management practices for the expedited completion of capital projects. Proven experience in collaboration and teambuilding with various groups. Experience with financial and budgetary planning at the project and program level. Strategic leadership for process improvement and organizational development, safety training and awareness, quality assurance, sustainable development. Management oversight for building development program managing contract resources to meet performance goals in the areas of budget, schedule, project quality, and customer satisfaction. The successful applicant must be highly motivated and self-sufficient; 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.

To Apply: Send your resume to Katayoon Shaya at Katayoon.Shaya@fairfaxcounty.gov or fax to 703-324-4365 ATTN: Katayoon Shaya

*Note: This position is scheduled to work 30 hours per week (not to 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.

Senior Engineer III (part time position)

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-17001
Salary: Min: $33.17/hr, Mid: $44.22/hr, benefits eligible*
Hours: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: planning, scope and budget development, site assessment and coordinating land acquisition, consultant selection, negotiations and contract management, design and quality control, and construction administration.  Excellent oral and written communication skills and experience with both public and internal presentations to various audiences.  Knowledge of local, federal, and state building and site development codes.  Information technology skills including use of Microsoft Office software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project.  Proven experience in collaboration and team building with various groups.  Experience with financial and budgetary planning at the project and program level.  Experience with quality assurance, value engineering, sustainable development, and safety training and awareness.  The successful candidate will be highly motivated and self-sufficient; possess the skills necessary to work in a fast-paced collaborative team environment; and 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 or Architect 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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