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.






Information Technology Tech I

Agency: Neighborhood and Community Services
Job# ELT-NCS-16006
Salary: $20.72/hour, benefits eligible*

Assists with basic technology and telecommunications support to internal and external customers, both on-site and through remote access, including the installation and configuration of hardware and software; collecting symptomatic information needed to diagnose hardware and software issues; providing problem resolution and assistance; and performing related work as required.

Troubleshoots problems related to computers and system hardware and software;

Supports agency specific software including AFSS, Trapeze and Volunteer Management System.

Coordinates problem resolution with IT ServiceDesk and vendors as needed;

Monitors network components for inventory purposes;

Assists in installing, configuring, upgrading, moving, and administering computer, network/telecommunications systems and components;

Loads and test computer software;

Creates/updates icons;

Relocates computers and printers, and reconnects cables;

Performs password and other various levels of security support on all network systems;

Checks for computer viruses using appropriate software;

Provides inventory control support; and

Collects data on system events and performance for reports and analysis.


Knowledge of telecommunications protocol and standards;

Knowledge of personal computers and personal computer software application packages and development products;

Knowledge of personal computer and network/telecommunications architecture and equipment;

Ability to communicate technical ideas clearly and effectively both orally and in writing;

Ability to provide one-on-one training and support to computer users;

Ability to perform personal computer, network/telecommunications system troubleshooting, both on software and hardware problems;

Ability to implement or coordinate equipment repairs and solve software problems;

Ability to read and interpret technical manuals used in the assembly, installation, repair, and operation of personal computers and data communications equipment; and

Ability to maintain records and write reports.


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


Driver’s license required. Must be able to drive a county vehicle in order to transport equipment between locations. The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, and a driver’s license check to the satisfaction of the employer prior to employment.

*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:  Submit your resume to

Project Implementation Coordinator (Management Analyst II)

Agency: Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-16056
Salary: $27.12 to $36.17/hour, benefits eligible*
Schedule: Part-time, approximately 20-32 hours per week

The Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA) is seeking an experienced IT project implementation Coordinator to assist the agency with its implementation of a commercial, off-the-shelf (COTS) recreation management solution. 

The person selected for this position will coordinate and prioritize project tasks, manage timelines, maintain project plans and communicate status to team members, stakeholders, and FCPA management, with an emphasis on deliverables, tasks and due dates.

This position is a temporary position for the duration of the project only.  The duration of the project is expected to be approximately one year.  It is located in FCPA’s headquarters at 12055 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, Virginia.

The recreation management solution is the product of an industry leader; FCPA will be implementing the application’s Memberships and Passes, Program Scheduling and Registration, Facility Scheduling and Reservations, Point-of-Sale, and Financials functions.  Several modifications specified by FCPA will be made to the software by the vendor during the project.

The project implementation Coordinator will help ensure the success of the FCPA’s implementation of the application by scheduling, attending, and documenting meetings for the cross-divisional teams working on the implementation; by focusing communications between the teams and the software vendor through a single point-of-contact; by tracking deliverables from their identification through their creation.

The project implementation Coordinator will monitor project progress; identify needed changes to the implementation schedule; and document, track and provide support and troubleshooting assistance to resolve any issues that arise during implementation.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent planning, organizational skills and ability to follow-through until processes are completed. 
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Project. 
    • Four+ years of proven project management, implementation project management or IT project implementation experience. 
    • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional groups to accomplish goals. 
    • Ability to understand business concepts and issues as well as technical systems processes. 
    • Bachelor’s degree in business or a relevant technology-related field or equivalent experience. 

*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 Include “MAII Position” in the subject line of your e-mail.  Resumes can also be mailed to:

John Finegan
Fairfax County Park Authority
12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 927
Fairfax, VA 22035

Engineer III

Part-Time Position* (20 - 30 Hours/Week)

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

Agency:Capital Facilities, Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES)
Job#: ELT-DPWES-16007
Salary: Ranges between $32.73 - $43.64/hour (Grade S-27) benefit eligible*
Part-Time, Exempt position scheduled for 30 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.

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.

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 to

*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.

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 is considered an exempt part-time position and may not extend beyond 900 hours within a one-year period from your date of hire.  All hours you work count toward the 900 limit, including overtime.  If you have more than one exempt part-time position with Fairfax County Government, all hours count toward the 900 limit.  If you work 900 hours before the end of the calendar year, you will be separated from employment for the balance of that year, but remain eligible for rehire beginning the next calendar year. You are not eligible to earn sick, annual, or holiday leave and you are not eligible to participate in the County’s health and life insurance programs or retirement systems.  If you plan to have additional employment, it must be approved by your director to avoid the potential for any conflict of interest.

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

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.


    • 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

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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