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.  



Seasonal Sanitation/Leaf Workers (Maintenance Workers)

Agency: Department of Public Works & Environmental Services, Solid Waste Management
Job # ELT-DPWES-14004
Salary: $14.47/hour (Grade S10), benefits eligible*
Location: 6901 Allen Park Road, Lorton, Virginia.

Sanitation Worker
Multiple positions are available. Under general supervision, collects refuse, yard waste, recyclable materials, leaves and special collections on designated routes within Fairfax County. Picks up refuse cans/containers, bagged yard waste and other materials and dumps them into a refuse truck. Assists in clean-up activities including general maintenance of equipment and facilities. Assists in snow removal at various Fairfax County facilities. Performs other duties as assigned.

Leaf Worker**
Multiple positions are available. Under general supervision, participates in leaf collection activities, which involve- operating vacuum leaf collection machines, raking leaves, and performing other duties as assigned, which could include collection of trash and recycling. 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.

Work day starts at 6:00 a.m. Appointees will be required to work all holidays except Christmas in either position.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to the completion of eighth grade.

Physical Requirements: Ability to lift 50 pounds; position requires stooping and extended standing; frequent exposure to loud noises; exposure to airborne substances; routine walking, running, and climbing. Subject to working in adverse weather conditions.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

*Note: Seasonal Sanitation and Leaf worker positions may not exceed 1,560 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.

**Leaf Workers are eligible for a taxable incentive award of $700.00. This will be paid to the employees who fulfill all the requirements of the incentive plan, including working until the completion of the leaf season.

To Apply: Send resumes by email to or fax it to 703-324-7106. Deadline for applications is September 19, 2014.

Special Events Maintenance Worker

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-14031
Salary: $11.00/hour, no benefits
Schedule: Weekend work starting after the 4th of July and ending in October 2014; consists of two 8-hour workdays (Saturday & Sunday) per week

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

Two positions available. Job duties include, but are not limited to, collecting trash from receptacles and or grounds then transporting for disposal.

Addresses of sites where these operations are based out of; if you are interested in more than one location, please tell us your first and second choices:

Area 1
Oak Marr Park
3200 Jermantown Road
Oakton, VA. 22124

Area 2
Wakefield Park
8100 Braddock Road
Annandale, VA. 22003

Area 3
6901 South Kings Highway
Alexandria, VA. 22310

Area 4
10401 Burke Lake
Fairfax Station, VA. 22039

Area 5
4501 Brookfield Corp Drive
Chantilly, VA. 20151

Area 6
1410 Hunter Mill Road
Vienna, VA. 22182

To Apply: Send your resume or statement of interest to Wayne Brissey by email to

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