Non-Merit Trades, Manual and Maintenance Job Opportunities

trades, manual and maintenance jobsThe following non-merit trades, manual and maintenance 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.  



 Maintenance Worker

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job #
$13.13/hour, benefits eligible*
Location:  Riverbend Park, 8700 Potomac Hills Street, Great Falls, VA 22066

Hours:  Hours vary seasonally. April-November: 30-40 hours per week. December-March: 10-20 hours per week (not to exceed 1560 per calendar year); weekend and holiday work is required. O/closing duties required.


    • Assists with maintenance of 400+ acres of natural and cultural resource-based parkland including grounds and trails.
    • Maintenance of public use facilities and equipment.
    • Performs safety and security tasks
    • Opening/closing duties.
    • Work with paid and volunteer staff on special projects.
    • Assists with seasonal marina operation.
    • Assists with parking control on busy weekends and holidays.

Qualifications:  Two years of experience in grounds and building maintenance. Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to high school graduation or a G.E.D. issued by a state Department of Education. Must be eligible to work in Virginia, possess a Social Security card, and have access to reliable transportation. Must  be physically able to lift 75 pounds. Ability to spend extended periods of time standing, walking, and ability to traverse rough and uneven terrain to inspect remote park areas. Must be able to work in varying weather conditions.

Certificates and Licenses Required: Motor vehicle operator’s license. First Aid/CPR/AED certification (provided by Fairfax County).

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:  Contact Gary Eisner, Groundskeeper Specialist, Riverbend Park at 703-759-9018  for further information.  Submit resume by email  to or fill out application at Riverbend Park. Applications accepted until position filled.

Trash Collector (part-time)

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-15028
Salary: $11.00 an hour, no benefits
Schedule: Weekend work starting after the 4th of July and ending in October. Schedule consists of two 8-hour workdays (Saturday & Sunday) per week.

Job duties include, but are not limited to, collecting trash from receptacles and or grounds then transporting for disposal. Selected applicants will be able to begin work immediately.

Requirements: Candidates selected for interviews must bring a current copy of their driving record to be considered for these positions.

Bases for the collection operations are:

Area 5 Management:
4501 Brookfield Corp. Drive
Chantilly, VA

Area 6 Management:
1410 Hunter Mill Road
Vienna, VA

To Apply: If you are interested in working in Area 5, send an email to (Area 5).  If you are interested in working in Area 6, send an email to (Area 6).

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