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.

 

 

 


IT Technician I

Agency: Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-nnnnn
Salary: Up to $20.45/hour, benefits eligible*
Hours: Part-time, exempt position scheduled for 24 hours per week.

Under the supervision of the Park Authority’s Network/Telecommunications Analyst II, provides technical assistance and limited over-the-phone training to agency computer users and diagnoses and corrects or resolves personal computer problems, data communications problems, and software problems. Categorizes and escalates problems as appropriate. Logs all user contact into the branch’s tracking database.

Primary responsibility is responding to technical support requests via telephone, e-mail, or online submission. Assists agency users with technical support needs in person, via telephone, or through various means of remote access. Performs troubleshooting on hardware, software (agency specific, COTS, and Windows© desktop operating systems), and network related issues; collecting symptomatic information needed for diagnosis and resolution.

Uses skills obtained in the branch in the branch as well as in prior assignments to integrate new or replacement hardware and/or software into the computing environment. Loads new or updated software onto computers. Uses approved tools to image computers for deployment and use.

Follows help desk procedures uses industry standard tools such as Active Directory Users and Computers and/or branch-developed (VBScript) tools to manage users, computers and groups in an Active Directory domain. At the direction of the IT Program Manager, acts as an Agency Access Control Administrator (AACA) as defined by Fairfax County Procedural Memorandum 70-05.

Maintains inventory information for Park Authority computing hardware. Enters equipment into the inventory database. Performs physical inventory at Park Authority sites as required.

Travels to Park Authority sites as required to resolve problems, install or upgrade software, install or relocate hardware, and participate in special projects.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from high school; plus one year of general experience in the installation and troubleshooting of personal computers, network/telecommunications systems; or possession of an associate degree in computer science or a related field.

Special Requirements: Driver’s License required. Must be able to drive a county vehicle in order to travel to agency locations and transport equipment between locations. The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a driver’s license check to the satisfaction of the employer prior to employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of personal computers and personal computer software application packages. Knowledge of personal computer and network hardware. Knowledge of information systems in a large corporate, campus, and/or government environment. Experience installing, upgrading, supporting, and/or troubleshooting Windows© desktop operating systems (Versions 7 and 8.1) and Microsoft Office (2010, 2013 and Office 365).
    • Ability to communicate technical ideas clearly and effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to provide one-to-one support to computer users both over the phone and in person.
    • Ability to follow established procedures to perform troubleshooting and resolution of various technical problems.
    • Ability to effectively interpret and analyze user problems to determine if initial call resolution is possible or whether escalation is appropriate. Ability to correctly prioritize, categorize, and document problems to assist with escalation and future reference.
    • Ability to effectively use both internal (ticket database, FAQs) and external (Microsoft KB, Google) search tools to assist with troubleshooting and resolution of technical issues.
    • Excellent communication and problem solving skills along with a high level of attention to detail.

*Note: This position is scheduled to work 24 hours per week (not to exceed 1560 hours per calendar year). Hours and days are flexible with a preference for ~8am-1pm M-F. 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 by e-mail to James.Lear@fairfaxcounty.gov. Resumes can also be mailed to:

                James Lear
                Fairfax County Park Authority
                12055 Government Center Parkway
                Suite 927
                Fairfax, VA 22035

Code Specialist I

Agency: Department of Code Compliance 
Salary: $21.43 (Grade S-19), 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.

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.  Ability to wear required department-issued protective footwear. Ability to speak clearly and understandably, and to tolerate various weather conditions while conducting field investigations

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 Sandra Harrington at sandra.harrington@fairfaxcounty.gov or (703)-324-4044.

Business Analyst I

Agency: Fairfax - Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB)
Salary:$24.64 - $32.85
Location: Merrifield
Grade: S-22
Schedule: 21-30 hours per week

The Fairfax Falls-Church Community Services Board is hiring a Business Analyst I in support of the Informatics Division/Asset Management.  The job responsibilities include managing all cell phones, smart phones, pagers, hot spots, for all CSB staff; coordinating the purchase and installation of printers and computers for agency wide; working with DIT to deploy PC Replacement computers;  maintaining the Asset Management database and keeping it current with all CSB IT equipment changes and annual IT audits for the CSB. In this position there will also be a requirement to perform bi-annual inventory audits of all IT equipment assets for the CSB.

This position is categorized as an exempt-benefits-eligible (Status E) employee.  Status E employeesare scheduled to work between 1,040 and 1,560 hours per calendar year, and 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. 

Qualifications: Candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science or related field plus six months of experience analyzing business processes.

To Apply: Send resume by email to Herbert.Dumas@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Library Early Literacy Services (part-time)

Salary: $21.4264/hour (Grade S19)
Location: 12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 324, Fairfax, VA 22035

Early Literacy Services Assistant (Library Information Assistant). Provides county-wide outreach and in-library programming for children age birth-5 and caregivers to promote reading readiness. Schedules story time visits with children in Head Start classrooms, child care centers and family child care homes. Prepares and presents interactive trainings to child care providers on early literacy concepts, techniques and strategies. Assists the Early Literacy Outreach Manager in supporting the needs of staff, outreach volunteers and customers.

Position requires incumbent to work a flexible schedule, approximately 20-25 hours per week, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday – Friday, however, some assignments may require working weekends and or hours outside of the 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. hours, dependent upon the needs of the unit assigned, example - 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. or 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Incumbent must be able to travel to various locations throughout Fairfax County.

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 social or behavioral sciences, liberal arts or sciences, education, or a related discipline; plus two years of experience working in a library, bookstore, educational or research setting.

Preferred Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree, plus two years of professional experience in early childhood, elementary education or children’s programming. Knowledge of children's literature and early literacy concepts. Experience leading training sessions with adults. Self-motivated and highly organized. Ability to establish priorities, work independently and proceed with objectives with limited supervision. Ability to use a personal computer, email and various software packages. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Fluent in English and Spanish languages.

Selection Procedure: Evaluation of relevant education and experience. Personal interview including story time exercise of top-rated applicants.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to satisfactorily complete a criminal background and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer as a condition of employment. Must have a valid driver's license in state of residence and reliable transportation.

Physical Requirements: Ability to stoop, bend and reach. Ability to be physically active and stand for up to 3 hours. Ability to lift up to 10 lbs. Ability to operate a motor vehicle. Incumbent must be able to travel to various locations throughout Fairfax County.

Note: These positions are exempt benefits-eligible, and incumbents may opt to enroll in benefits such as health insurance, dental insurance and flexible spending accounts. These positions are not eligible for benefits such as leave, paid holidays and retirement.

To Apply: Resume can be mailed, faxed or e-mailed to:LIBRARY EARLY LITERACY SERVICES Attn: J. Renee Edwards Phone: 703-324-8413 12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 324 FAX: 703-653-1789 Fairfax, Virginia 22035 Email: Jennifer.Edwards@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Fairfax County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

2016 Presidential Internship – Office of Elections

Summary: The Fairfax County Office of Elections is seeking an undergraduate or graduate student intern to assist with election and voting processes. This is a unique opportunity to be involved in the election process for Virginia’s largest jurisdiction – Fairfax County, with close to 700,000 registered voters. We are seeking candidates with a high-level of interest in the voting process from a nonpartisan perspective. Application Deadline is June 30, 2016.

The intern will work primarily in the Office of Elections, located at the Fairfax County Government Center and occasionally at various satellite locations or at the County warehouse. The internship begins after Labor Day 2016 and concludes one week after the presidential election. Candidates must be available to work a minimum of 25 hours per week, with flexible hours available, including Saturdays and evenings. Candidates must also be available to work on the last day of absentee voting and work up to 12 hours of Election Day.

The internship is paid at a rate of $13.53 per hour.

Qualifications:

    • Registered voter in the commonwealth of Virginia;
    • Rising junior or senior in a four-year degree program or enrolled in a graduate program. Preferred majors include political science, American government, American history, international relations, public policy or administration;
    • Grade point average of at least 3.0 in major
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
    • Knowledge of common office computer programs and systems;
    • Strong work ethic and the ability to work independently;
    • Interest in government or public service;
    • Ability to maintain party or candidate neutrality at all times while participating in the internship;
    • Successful completion of a criminal background check.

How to Apply: Send resume and a letter of interest to electionshr@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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