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.  

 

 


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 latanya.johnson2@fairfaxcounty.gov.

 Evening Maintenance Worker

Agency: Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-15009
Salary: $9.50-$10.50/hour
Location: Frying Pan Farm Park, Herndon, VA
Schedule: 3-11 pm, 3-4 days per week; days vary and include both weekdays, weekends and holidays

This is a great fit for a second job or to work around a school schedule.

Description: Frying Pan Farm Park is a diverse 135 acre park and this position will include working indoors and outdoors. Duties include cleaning classrooms and restrooms, trash removal, unlocking and locking building for user groups, patrolling park grounds, responding to staff and visitor requests, supporting evening rental staff,  and other custodian duties. 

Qualifications:  Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license. Be able to work out doors in all weather, traverse uneven ground, lift up to 50 pounds and perform general maintenance and custodial work. Must be personable, punctual, dependable and capable of working alone.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and driving record check. First Aid and CPR/AED certification (offered through Fairfax County) must be completed with 60 days of hire.

To apply: Submit your resume to yvonne.johnson@fairfaxcounty.gov or by mail to:

Yvonne Johnson
Frying Pan Farm Park
2709 West Ox Road
Herndon, VA 20171

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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