Non-Merit Administrative Job Opportunities


administrativeThe following non-merit administrative, office, marketing and communications 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Administrative Assistant III

Agency: Department of Family Services (DFS)
Job #: ELT-DFS-17016
Salary: $18.08 to $24.11/hour; benefits eligible*
Schedule: Monday thru Friday, 30 hours per week

Job Description: The Cross Division Services program is looking for customer service specialists (Administrative Assistant IIIs) for the main DFS Call Center who enjoy interacting with the public, handling challenging situations and working in a fast-paced environment. The Assistants function as a member of the team that is the first point of telephone contact with the public for DFS. In this role they: assist callers by providing general information, assess the reason for their call and route them to the appropriate services within DFS or the community accordingly; consistently provide accurate and timely information in a courteous, friendly manner; navigate through a variety of computer applications for the purpose of screening and tracking customer activities; and develop and maintain effective working relationships with agency and county staff.  

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to high school graduation and two years of experience providing administrative support.

Preferred Qualifications: Previous Call Center experience. Bilingual in English and Spanish.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, and a driver's license check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Must possess: excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills; ability to handle multiple and changing tasks and to work effectively with the public and other agency and county staff; ability to deal with angry and upset clients while exercising tact, discretion and sensitivity to clients' needs.

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.

Selection Procedure: Panel interview.

To Apply: Submit your resume to Ana.Guerra-Traylor@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Administrative Assistant II

Agency: Department of Transportation
Job#: ELT-DOT-17001
Salary: $16.08 to $26.80/hour

Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) supports transportation programs that promote transit usage, improve air quality and reduce traffic congestion. The Fairfax Connector bus system carries over 30,000passengers each weekday, and the FCDOT Communications and Marketing section works with the community to encourage bus ridership with employers and communities and to promote transportation alternatives such as ridesharing, biking, teleworking, and bus and rail transit to reduce the number of single-occupant vehicles on the roads.

The Administrative Assistant II (AA II) serves as a member of the FCDOT Communications & Marketing Section to manage the inventory and distribution of marketing materials. Marketing materials include bus schedules for approximately 86 different Fairfax Connector routes, as well as brochures, maps, posters, and information for many other transportation programs. The Administrative Assistant II also manages the outreach supplies and equipment used at special events, public meetings and fairs, such as branded tablecloths, banners, brochure racks and displays. The AA II is responsible for preparing for events and maintaining an on-line event calendar.

The AA II also mails and/or delivers marketing materials to customers, and will order marketing materials as needed for events and distribution. The AA II also maintains a current supply of relevant publications from other transit providers and transportation organizations.

The AA II maintains an electronic inventory of marketing materials to track distribution and agency utilization. The AA II will also assist the communications team with web site content updates, as needed. Training will be provided. The AA II will perform random field checks on the agency's distribution vendor to make sure brochure racks at key locations are kept stocked with current information.

The AAII also reviews and prepares monthly reports. The AA II will support the Communications and Marketing Section staff in the development and execution of marketing and outreach campaigns, as well as supporting data and information gathering, as needed. The AA II will also support bi-weekly time-card collection for the team as well as other duties as assigned. This position will also be part of the staff rotation who work a few hours per week at the FCDOT reception desk.

The AA II should have a valid driver's license, a good driving record, and should be able to lift boxes weighing up to 25pounds.MS Office and MS Excel proficiency required. Bi-Lingual (Spanish) preferred.

To Apply: Email your resume to Kala Quintana at kala.quintana@fairfaxcountv.gov.

Seasonal Administrative Assistant II (S13)

Agency: Department of Family Services
Job#: ELT-DFS-17012
Salary: Starts at $16.48/hour

Job Description: This announcement may be used to fill multiple positions. Provides administrative and program support to the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program throughout Northern Virginia in the counties of Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William. Performs data entry for customers and staff and compiles weekly program reports using an online data collection system. Initiates and maintains ongoing contact with a variety of partners and community services providers to inform them of available VITA services and delivers outreach materials. Effectively communicates with individuals and families from a diverse background. Participation in community events, event preparation, and volunteer training requires evening and weekend work. Local travel is required.

Note: These positions may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year. Individuals in these positions are not eligible for benefits.

Minimum Qualifications:  Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from high school or a GED issued by a state department of education; plus two years of experience providing administrative support. Must be able to life 40 pounds.

Special Requirements:  The appointee to this position must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry and a driving record check.  Driver’s license or ability to efficiently access other means of transportation in order to meet with clients and other community service providers.

Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual and fluent in English and Spanish. Clear and concise oral and written communications skills. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

To Apply: Send resume by email to James.Do@fairfaxcounty.gov

Registration Unit Operator

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority, Parktakes- Park Services Division
Job#: ELT-FCPA-17036
Salary: $10.81/hour, exempt part-time position
Hours: 2-3 weekdays 8:45am-4:15pm
Location: Herrity Building:  12055 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax VA 22035

Description: Performs a variety of duties and functions as the agency's initial contact to the public. Receives calls regarding classes, camps, trips and tours offered through the Parktakes magazine. Registers, cancels and transfers programs for customers. Processes registration requests by phone, mail, and fax, creates new member accounts and searches for current accounts using Parknet software. Assists in scheduling activities for adults and children that function at varying levels. Representative will also respond to any customer inquiries about services as well as handle and resolve complaints. Individual should be knowledgeable of all department policies.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from high school or a GED issued by a state department of education; plus at least one year of experience providing customer service in a related field.

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

Preferred Qualifications: Excellent customer service skills with strong organizational, oral and written communication skills. Data entry accuracy, proficiency using Microsoft Office and Parknet software. Ability to work independently and on a team.  Bilingual in English and: Spanish, Korean, or Vietnamese.

To Apply: Please submit your resume by e-mail to Britta.Stratford@fairfaxcounty.gov

Date posted: 07/07/2017

Closing Date: 08/07/2017

Benefits: This position is an exempt part-time position and does not offer health benefits.

Administrative Assistant I - Vietnamese Translator/Interpreter (part-time)

Agency: Office of Elections
Job#: ELT-OE-17001
Salary: $13.71 - $22.86 per hour
Hours: Part-Time hours, including evenings and weekends from May 2017 to December 2017
Location: Government Center

Fairfax County Office of Elections is looking to hire an individual to assist members of the Fairfax County

Office of Elections with various aspects of election administration with specific attention to translation of information between English and Vietnamese. The incumbent should be fluent and proficient in both English and Vietnamese. This position will interact and relay with both internal and external customers of the Office of Elections through verbal and written translations. The ideal candidate should have familiarity with Virginia election laws, regulations, and principles. Experience providing English/Vietnamese translation is preferred. We are seeking a professional who is interested in providing support and system administration for the upcoming election. The ideal candidates will have the ability to work flexible hours and also provide customer service to employees and Election Officers.

Illustrative Duties: Assists in translating election related materials from English to Vietnamese; proof reads/ interprets documents that have been translated by other agencies regarding election related subjects; Assists with election officer training; Assists with telephone support on Election Day; Other special projects as assigned; Collects data on events and performance for reports and analysis.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: graduation from high school; plus ability to translate and communicate information regarding the election process. The incumbent should be fluent and proficient in both English and Vietnamese. Written and Oral.

Necessary Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer. Must be a registered voter in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidate should have familiarity with Virginia election laws, regulations, and principles. Experience providing English/Vietnamese translation is preferred.

Note: This position may not exceed 899 hours per calendar year. Individuals in these positions are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay. This position does not offer health benefits.

To Apply: Submit your resume and three references via email to electionshr@fairfaxcounty.gov

DEADLINE FOR ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS midnight, 05/15/2017
Posting Date: 04/21/2017
Closing Date: 05/04/2017 MIDNIGHT


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