Non-Merit Social Services Job Opportunities

social servicesThe following non-merit social services 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.




Election Officers

The Office of Elections is currently recruiting voters to serve as Election Officers a few days a year, including the upcoming 2016 elections. Election Officers are needed at each of the 242 precincts in Fairfax County to run the polls and assist the voters. Election Officers must be registered voters in Virginia and complete required training and forms. You may choose to accept the $175 stipend for a full day, or volunteer your time. Click here for details about becoming an Election Officer.

Hearing Officer (HSS III)

Agency: Housing & Community Development
Job # ELT-HCD-16002
Salary: $25.57/hour

The Hearing Officer will be responsible to make fair, concise, and clear decisions on whether or not an individual should be removed from the Housing Choice Voucher and/or Public Housing Program. They will need to follow federal, state, and local laws as it relates to the rental market. Must have the ability to listen effectively to tenants, witnesses, legal counsel, and agency representatives and render a fair decision based on the facts presented during the information hearing and/or informal review. Must have the ability to write and speak effectively, as well as have their work organized so it is done within a prescribed timeframe.

Qualifications: Must have the ability to listen and speak clearly in an informal hearing setting; needs to conduct hearing within a set timeframe and needs to keep all parties involved focused to discuss the issues that have been addressed as the purpose of the hearing. Ability to write effectively, capable of briefly summarizing how a decision was rendered. Knowledge of federal, state, and local law as it applies to informal hearings and reviews. Needs to access federal, state, and local law to maintain current changes in the rules and regulations.

Physical Requirements: Work is generally sedentary, however the employee may be required to do some walking, standing, climbing stairs, bending, carrying of items under 25 pounds of weight. Work requires ability to operate keyboard driven equipment and to sit for long periods.

To Apply: Submit your resume by email to

Management Analyst I - Continuum of Care Support Associate

Agency: Office to Prevent and End Homelessness
Job # ELT-DAHS-16002
Salary: $23.54 to $39.24/hour
Eligible for limited employee benefits, including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs, but not eligible to earn personal leave, sick leave or receive holiday pay.
Schedule: 30-35 hours per week. Work hours are generally during the day, Monday through Friday, with occasional evening hours required.  

The Fairfax County Office to Prevent and End Homelessness (OPEH) seeks a Continuum of Care (CoC) Support Associate, who will perform a variety of entry-level professional work and administrative functions to support OPEH and the Fairfax Continuum of Care - Homeless Service System in meeting the federal requirements of the HEARTH Act.  

Duties Include:

    • Assist in completion of the Collaborative Application; compiling data, crafting narrative sections, facilitating communication among applicants, and tracking deliverables.
    •  Support the annual Point in Time and Housing Inventory Count; prepare materials, organize meetings, conduct training, coordinate enumeration, compile and analyze data, and produce reports.
    • Manage CoC Membership; conduct annual solicitation of new members, and administer membership list and communications.
    • Support CoC Program Monitoring and Evaluation Process; update tools annually based on HUD and community expectations, score responses, compile results, and prepare summary report.
    • Organize educational opportunities to increase knowledge among HUD CoC Program grantees about HUD requirements and best practices in service provision.
    • Participate on system-wide committees planning and implementing the coordinated system; assist with creation of standardized forms, maintain list of programs and services, and provide assistance with training.
    • Coordinate countywide CoC meetings twice a year.  

Characteristics of the successful candidate will include: a bachelor's degree, experience in homeless service provision or administration, proficiency in basic Microsoft Office applications, capacity to navigate databases and analyze data; and ability to take initiative and work independently. Knowledge of the Fairfax County homeless services system, HUD CoC Program regulations, and experience with a Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) is also beneficial.

For Additional Information:  Call 703-324-3965 or email Julie Maltzman at

To Apply: Email your resume to

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