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.
- Seasonal Motor Equipment Operators
- Seasonal Leaf Worker
- Evening Maintenance Worker
Agency: Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-15060
Salary: $13.69/hour, benefits eligible*
Location: Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria, VA 22312
Hours: 30-40 hours per week 6:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (not to exceed 1560 per calendar year)
Assists with the following:
- Maintenance of 31 acres of parkland including lawns, gardens, and trails.
- Maintenance of public use facilities, including the Historic House and Horticulture Center.
- Repairs and seasonal upkeep of greenhouses.
- Additional tasks as assigned.
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 and be able to conduct basic conversation in English.
Special Requirements: 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 Frank Jankauskas, Park Specialist, Green Spring Gardens at 703-642-5173 for further information. Submit resume by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications accepted until position filled. Resume review will begin immediately upon receipt.
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
Job # ELT-FCPA-15057
Location: Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria
Hours: Average 15 hours/week, 6 a.m. to 9 a.m., Monday through Friday
Responsibilities: The custodian position is responsible for the cleanliness of the offices and public spaces at 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 resume to email@example.com or fax it to:
Frank Jankauskas, Park Specialist I
Green Spring Gardens
4603 Green Spring Road
Alexandria, VA 22312
Applicant evaluation will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.
Agency: Public Works & Environmental Services
Job # ELT-DPWES-15006
Solid Waste Management Program. Under general supervision, Maintenance Workers will participate in leaf collection activities, which involve operating vacuum leaf collection machines, raking leaves, and performing other unskilled manual labor. 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.
Work location is 6901 Allen Park Road in Lorton, Virginia, Work is scheduled to begin November 2, 2015 and last approximately 12 weeks.
Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to the completion of eighth grade.
Physical Requirements: Able to lift 50 pounds; position requires stooping and extended standing; frequent exposure to loud noises; exposure to airborne substances; and routine climbing. Subject to working in adverse weather conditions.
To Apply: Contact Reva Martin or Ron Lipscomb at 703 550-3486 for more information.
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