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.

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.

 

 

  

 


Maintenance Worker (Forestry - 2 positions available)

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-16054
Salary:
$14.35 per hour
Location:  4501 Brookfield Corporate Dr. Chantilly, VA  20151
Hours:  Hours vary seasonally and are weather dependent.  (March-November) 30-40 hours per week (December-March) 5-15 hours per week, weekly schedule will flex as work demands require - not to exceed 1560 hours per calendar year.

Duties: Assists with Forestry crew in tree pruning and removal activities.

    • Crew support including, job site clean-up, brush chipping, chainsaw use.
    • Compliance with industry safety standards (ANSI Z-133)
    • Participation in weekly and scheduled safety meetings.
    • Assists with general crew duties including shop, equipment and tool maintenance.
    • Active participation in training on the job and in house.
    • Must be a team player, willing to learn and able to share in all required job duties.

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 50 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 with good driving record. First Aid/CPR/AED certification (provided by Fairfax County).

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in natural areas or parks, use of forestry equipment such as chainsaws, chippers, and pruning tools.

To Apply: Contact Scott Diffenderfer, Urban Forestry Manager, or Patrick Thompson, Assistant Urban Forestry manager at (703) 222-8770 for further information.  Submit resume to scott.diffenderfer@fairfaxcounty.gov or Patrick Thompson, patrick.thompson@fairfaxcounty.gov Applications accepted until positions are filled.

Senior Maintenance Workers

Job#: ELT-DPWES-16013
Job Type: PT Hourly W BN
Location: WASTEWATER COLLECTION DIVISION (WCD), 6000 FREDS OAK RD, BURKE (FL06), Virginia
Salary: $16.48 - $27.46 Hourly
           $1,318.03 - $2,196.75 Biweekly
           $34,268.83 - $57,115.55 Annually
Department: DPWES Wastewater Management

Multiple positions available.

Under the general supervision of the senior maintenance supervisor, the senior maintenance worker performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled duties required in the operation and preventive maintenance of a mechanical truck mounted rodder or combination vac truck (the latter of which is heavy equipment), and other equipment to include trailer mounted pumps, camera pole, crash cushion trailer. Performs visual inspections of sanitary sewer lines and manholes in accessible areas where rodding and flushing may be required. Identifies defects and cleaning requirements. Assists in the cleaning of manholes. After the cleaning task has been completed, will assist in moving the equipment to a new location. Work tasks will consist of the initial set up of the rodder, extend-a- jet, or flusher to do routine sanitary sewer maintenance as required. As a member of the various crews, will assist in setting up traffic cones, safety lights, and all equipment pertaining to confined space entry. Serves as a flagger and directs traffic flow as needed to ensure all safety procedures are carried out. Walks stream valleys investigating sanitary sewer creek crossings, prioritizing the crossings in terms of need for protection and/or rehabilitation, and to consider them as possible candidates for a joint Stormwater/Wastewater project.    May serve as lead position in field over maintenance workers performing inspection and/or maintenance functions in the performance of their duties as required.  Uses laptops and an asset management (software) system with county GIS to create, edit and complete work orders. Must be able to walk on uneven ground such as hills, wooded, and marshy areas.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with wastewater collection system and repair including manhole repair, excavation, backfill, and asphalt paving. Experience working with combination unit sewer cleaners and rodders. Good communication skills. Experience using desktop or laptop computers regularly.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED:  A valid commercial driver’s license CDL (Class A or B) and tank truck endorsement, or a valid CDL Lerner’s Permit.  Appointees with only a CDL Learner’s Permit,  must obtain a valid CDL within 6 months of hire date or be terminated from the position.

Other certifications required include VDOT flagging card, DOT medical card and appointees must satisfactorily complete mandatory training for OSHA confined space entry within the first 6 months of employment.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Appointees to these positions will be required to complete a criminal background check and medical examination to the satisfaction of the employer prior to appointment. Flagging certification is required.  The appointee must also provide a satisfactory official certified driving transcript from the state of his residence.

Pre-employment, random, and post-accident drug and alcohol testing is mandatory for this position. The appointee must also show compliance with DOT drug/alcohol testing requirement requirements as demonstrated by reports from prior employers.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The appointee may be required to enter permitted confined spaces, using an OSHA, certified non-entry retrieval system, which includes a safety harness with a weight restriction of 310 pounds.

Send resumesto Horace.heywood@fairfaxcounty.gov and   calvin.hedgepeth@fairfaxcounty.gov

Motor Equipment Operators

Agency: Department of Public Works & Environmental Services-Solid Waste Management Program.
Job #: ELT-DPWES-16010
Salary: $22.50/hour, partial benefits eligible.
Location: Work location is 6901 Allen Park Road in Lorton, Virginia

Under general supervision, safely operates commercial vehicles and light motorized equipment in a variety of solid waste and seasonal leaf collection 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) and DOT medical card. 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 and fax resume to 703.653.1353.

Equipment Repairer

Agency: Maintenance and Stormwater Management Division, Department of Public Works and Environmental Services
Job #: ELT-DPWES-16008
Salary: $18.91 to $24/hr.

Description: Conducts inspections,  trouble shooting, routine maintenance and repair, and prepares proper fuel mixtures for a wide variety of small engine equipment such as lawn mowers,  power tampers, chain saws, brush cutters, concrete mixers, pumps, and augers. Maintains records of all equipment repaired, parts inventory, maintenance schedules, and fuel mixture ratios. Orders parts as needed.  Is in compliance with the approved performance standards for this position.

Preferred Description: Conducts inspections,  trouble shooting, routine maintenance and repair, and prepares proper fuel mixtures for a wide variety of small engine equipment such as lawn mowers,  power tampers, chain saws, brush cutters, concrete mixers, pumps, and augers. Maintains records of all equipment repaired, parts inventory, maintenance schedules, and fuel mixture ratios. Orders parts as needed.  Is in compliance with the approved performance standards for this position.

Preferred Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to full journey-level; and two years experience in equipment repair trade. Knowledge of equipment, materials, methods, practices and tools used in the trade. Knowledge of common hazards and necessary safety precautions. Skills in the use of tools, equipment and material pertinent in the trade. Ability to estimate time and material needs, determine when repair is not economically practical and perform routine clerical tasks and arithmetical computations.

Physical Requirements: Ability to push, pull, lift, bend, stoop, walk and climb in and out of catch basins and manholes (Including removal and replacement of manhole covers which weigh up to 50 lbs.)  Physically and mentally able to use all applicable personal protective equipment in an outdoor environment; including hardhat, eye protection, hearing protection, safety footwear, long pants, sleeved shirt, and personal fall arrest harness

Certificates and Licenses Required: A valid driver’s license. 

Necessary Special Requirements: Appointees within this classification are subject to a pre-employment physical prior to employment. The appointee to this position will be required to be available twenty-four hours a day/seven days a week (24/7) to respond to snow, flooding, and other designated emergencies on an as needed

Notes: 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: Send your resume to:  DPWES-STW-Resumes@fairfaxcounty.gov

Maintenance Worker (Multiple Positions)

Agency: Maintenance and Stormwater Management Division, Department of Public Works and Environmental Services
Job #: ELT-DPWES-16009
Salary: $14.33 to $19/hr.

Description: Under direction of an authorized field supervisor, performs manual labor in the construction and maintenance of asphalt or concrete walkways, catch basins, manholes, headwalls and retaining walls; the laying of cinder block and brick and the laying of storm sewer pipe. Assists in the setting of concrete forms; mixes, places and finishes concrete.  Performs a variety of tasks including digging; loading; snow shoveling;  grass cutting;  brush removal; asphalt leveling and raking; lifting,  pushing, pulling, and other heavy physical work, etc. Assists in the repair of broken storm drainage lines; maintenance and cleaning of storm sewer structures and lines.   Operates a variety of small engine equipment including, but not limited to: weed eater, push mower, power tamper, chain saw, concrete saw and gas generator, etc. Operates an air compressor and pneumatic tools and various size pumps. Uses hand tools including, but not limited to: shovel, pitchfork, hammer, hatchet, crow bar, wheelbarrow, etc. Is in compliance with the approved performance standards for this position.

Preferred Qualifications: Basic knowledge of construction and maintenance of asphalt and concrete; working knowledge of small equipment to include weed eater, push mower, power tamper, chain saw, concrete saw and gas generator; basic knowledge of air compressors and pneumatic tools; knowledge of occupational hazards and applicable safety practices;

Physical Requirement: Ability to push, pull, lift, bend, stoop, walk and climb in and out of catch basins and manholes (Including removal and replacement of manhole covers which weigh up to 50 lbs.)  Physically and mentally able to use all applicable personal protective equipment in an outdoor environment; including hardhat, eye protection, hearing protection, safety footwear, long pants, sleeved shirt, and personal fall arrest harness

Certificates and Licenses Required: A valid driver’s license. 

Necessary Special Requirements: Appointees within this classification are subject to a pre-employment physical prior to employment. The appointee to this position will be required to be available twenty-four hours a day/seven days a week (24/7) to respond to snow, flooding, and other designated emergencies on an as needed

Notes: 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: Send your resume to:  DPWES-STW-Resumes@fairfaxcounty.gov .

Woodshop Coordinator (Carpenter I)

Agency: Reston Community Center
Job # ELT-RCC-16002
Salary: $18.65 to $24.87/hour, benefits eligible*

Schedule: Flexible schedule required to include daytime, evenings and weekends. Weekly schedule includes supervision and facilitation of Open Woodshop from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays. Schedule will adjust to accommodate holidays, facility closures, class, activity, and event management.

The Woodshop Coordinator works closely and cooperatively with other RCC Woodshop instructors to develop and implement a robust schedule of classes, workshops and open lab sessions. The candidate will be under the supervision of a full-time Program Director and will work closely with the supervisor to address equipment maintenance, supply inventory, program planning and customer satisfaction.

Qualifications: Reston Community Center’s Woodshop Coordinator and Instructor must have thorough knowledge and experience working with a variety of woodshop tools and equipment. The candidate must positively engage and educate both students and open lab participants while demonstrating the proper use, maintenance, and safe handling of all power tools and hand held tools used in the woodshop.

Physical Requirements: Work is generally active and employee will be required to travel by car, walk to sites, load, unload, and carry supplies up to 30 pounds.

Note: * This is a Status E benefit-eligible position. Status E employees are 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.  

To Apply: Please submit the RCC job application (www.restoncommunitycenter.com) or your resume to Eileen Boone, Leisure & Learning Director, by email to Eileen.Boone@fairfaxcounty.gov. Call 703-390-6162 for more information.

Weekend Maintenance Workers

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-16030
Salary: $11.00/hour, no benefits
Schedule: Weekend work starting April and ending in November consisting 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, cleaning of facilities.

Please contact the location directly via the manager’s email address provided below to apply. Candidates selected for interviews must have a valid driver’s license and bring a current copy of their driving record to the interview to be considered for these positions.

Area 1
3200 Jermantown Rd.
Oakton, VA. 22124
Russell.Arrington@fairfaxcounty.gov

Area 2
8116 Braddock Rd.
Annandale, VA. 22003
Mark.Plourde@fairfaxcounty.gov

Area 3
6901 South Kings Highway
Alexandria, VA. 22310
Philip.Hager@fairfaxcounty.gov

Area 5
4501 Brookfield Corp. Dr.
Chantilly, VA. 20151
Troy.Miller@fairfaxcounty.gov

Area 6
1410 Hunter Mill Rd.
Vienna, VA. 22182
Wayne.Brissey@fairfaxcounty.gov

Maintenance Worker

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-16024
Salary: $10-13/hour
Location:  Riverbend Park, 8700 Potomac Hills Street, Great Falls, VA 22066
Hours:  Hours vary seasonally. (April-November) 15-35 hours per week (December-March) 5-15 hours per week (not to exceed 900 per calendar year); weekend and holiday work is required. Opening/closing duties required.

Duties:

    • Assists with maintenance of 400+ acres of natural and cultural resource based parkland including grounds and trails.
    • Maintenance and Janitorial duties in public 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 with good driving record. First Aid/CPR/AED certification (provided by Fairfax County).

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in natural areas or parks.

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


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