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.  




Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job #
Hours: Average 15 hours/week,  6 – 9 a.m., Monday through Friday
Location: Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria, VA

Responsibilities: The custodian is responsible for the cleanliness of the offices and public spaces at the Green Spring Gardens.  The duties include sweeping, vacuuming, dusting, washing windows, cleaning restrooms and emptying trash cans both inside and outside. Other duties may include snow removal or assisting with non-custodial tasks as assigned.

Qualifications: Experience cleaning office buildings preferred. 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 and able to conduct basic conversation in English.

Note: *This position may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year. Individuals in these positions are not eligible to earn benefits, paid leave or receive holiday pay.

To Apply: Email your resume to  or fax it to:

Frank Jankauskas, Park Specialist I
Green Spring Gardens
4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria, VA 22312
Phone: 703-642-5173
Fax: 703-642-8095

Applicant evaluation will begin July 6, 2015 and the position will remain open until filled.

Evening Maintenance Worker

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job# ELT-FCPA-15041
Salary: $9.50-$10.50/hour
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 or by mail to:

Martin Graves
Frying Pan Farm Park
2709 West Ox Road
Herndon, VA 20171

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