Non-Merit Trades, Manual and Maintenance Job Opportunities
The 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.
Agency: Department of Administration for Human
Job # ELT-DAHS-15005
Salary: $16.25 to $19.68/hour
Performs basic maintenance, construction and/or grounds keeping tasks, construction and grounds keeping activities or residential facilities leased by human services departments and programs. Performs general repairs and maintenance to the group home structure including carpentry work, plumbing, dry wall repairs, painting, replacement of floor tiles, repair of handrails, repair and replacement of doors and locks. Follows established guidelines on types of maintenance tasks to be performed and has the ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally to the supervisor and staff of relevant maintenance/repair work needed including work which may be outside of the scope of ability of the team. Maintains records and makes reports of work completed. Maintain inventory of spare parts, supplies and tools. Drives vehicle to and from work locations and operates equipment in a proficient manner. Keeps the vehicle in orderly condition and completes preventive maintenance walk-through semi-annually in each residential facility.
Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to completion of the tenth grade; and two years of experience in maintenance, construction, or a related field.
Preferred Qualifications: Working knowledge of small engine equipment; Working knowledge of concrete, asphalt, masonry and carpentry work. Knowledge of single axle dump truck, trailer, and pickup truck; Working knowledge of and the ability to use methods, tools and equipment commonly used in maintenance, construction, and grounds keeping activities; Knowledge of occupational hazards and applicable safety practices; Basic knowledge of computers and ability to perform basic data entry; maintain records, and prepare reports; Ability to follow written and verbal instructions; Ability to perform activities requiring manual dexterity; Ability to comprehend and comply with safety practices; Ability to maintain effective relationships with customers, employees and supervisors
Physical Requirements: Ability to walk, run, and bend the knees frequently; ability to lift up to 50 pounds; ability to stand for long periods of time; ability to handle strenuous activities and repetitive motions; ability to perform duties in any type of weather conditions; may be exposed to Household Hazardous Waste (HHW).
Certificates And Licenses Required: A valid motor vehicle driver's license is required. Positions within this classification requiring a valid motor vehicle license are subject to a driving record check as a condition of employment and periodically thereafter, as determined by Risk Management.
Necessary Special Requirements: Appointees within this classification are required to submit to a criminal background check as a condition of employment.
To Apply: For more information and to submit resume, please contact William Locker at 703-342-6201 or William.Locker@fairfaxcounty.gov.
Agency: Department of Public Works & Environmental
Job # ELT-DPWES-15007
Salary: $13.50-$15/hour DOE, partial benefits eligible
Location: Work location is 6901 Allen Park Road in Lorton, Virginia
Schedule: Work is scheduled to begin November 2, 2015 and last approximately 12 weeks
Under general supervision, safely operates commercial vehicles and light motorized equipment in a variety of solid waste activities. Assure compliance to all applicable commercial driver’s license (CDL) and Department of Transportation (DOT) laws and regulations. Report for duty promptly in proper uniform and physical condition and be ready to work any assigned task. Follow instructions from supervisory personnel and communicate any problems to a supervisor. Complete daily vehicle pre/post trip inspections. Assure cleanliness of vehicles. Prepare and complete all required logs and reports including reports on traffic incidents. Utilize the communication systems (cell phones, radios, etc.) in accordance with County policies. Operate a two-way radio system in accordance with the regulations of the Federal Communication Commission (FCC). Lead work crews engaged in a variety of solid waste activities. Maintain good customer/employee/supervisor relations. Provide information to customers in a helpful, courteous, efficient manner. Ensures a safe work environment for county staff and complex customers. Engages in safe working practices and complies with the Solid Waste Management Program safety programs and guidelines. Complies with the DPWES Safety Competencies. Maintains the standards of the county, including but not limited to the Drug & Alcohol, safety, and personnel policies and procedures. Adhere to the Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES) guiding principles. Maintain a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL). Perform other duties as assigned.
Leaf collection operations are conducted 6 days a week, Monday through Saturday, 8 to 10 hours a day depending upon weather conditions and progress of the collection schedule. Other duties maybe assigned which could include collection of trash and recycling. Multiple positions will be available.
Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to completion of the tenth grade; and two years of experience in the operation of medium/light motorized equipment.
Physical Requirements: Ability to walk, run, and bend the knees frequently; ability to lift up to 50 lbs.; ability to stand for long periods of time; ability to handle strenuous activities and repetitive motions; ability to perform duties in any type of weather conditions; may be exposed to Household Hazardous Waste (HHW). Subject to working in adverse weather conditions.
For More Information: Contact Josie Rainey at 703-550-3486.
Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
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 Martin.firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to:
Frying Pan Farm Park
2709 West Ox Road
Herndon, VA 20171