Human Resources

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

703-324-3311
TTY 703-222-7314

12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 270
Fairfax, VA 22035-0035

Cathy Spage,
Director

Non-Merit - Counselor

The following non-merit substitute and relief counselor 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 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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Agency: CSB
Job#: ELT-CSB-19014
Salary: $18.880 - $31. 4666 (The salary for this position will not exceed the mid-point).
Hours: 30 hours per week. The schedule will include 4 or 5 days per week. Weekdays only, including one or two evenings. Exact hours negotiable. Please indicate your availability in the cover letter.
Location: Fairfax County Adult Detention Center

The position works on a peer support team working with Justice-Involved individuals in Fairfax County. This position will work closely in the Striving to Achieve Recovery (STAR) program within the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center (ADC). This is a peer-led program supporting individuals who have used opioids and/or other substances to engage in a program of recovery. Taking place in a specialized men’s unit in the ADC, this program engages individuals with groups, activities, and 1:1 peer support.

While primarily assigned to the STAR unit, this position will also provide peer support in other areas in the ADC, in the community, and/or in the Courts. There is close collaboration with Sheriff’s Deputies, and other Law Enforcement uniformed and civilian staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

Certificates and licenses required:
Contingent upon the area of assignment, some positions within this class may require specific certification(s) prior to employment and/or the ability to acquire necessary certification(s) within a specified time period following employment. The certifications are identified in the position description and employment advertisement.

  • Peer Support Specialist Certification (Required within 1 year of hire).
  • State and/or local workforce competencies certification may be required for some positions.
  • WRAP Facilitator Certification within 1 year of hire.

Necessary Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry, a driving record check, and sanction screeningto the satisfaction of the employer.A TB screening upon hire and annually thereafter.

Preferred Qualifications:

Currently Certified Peer Support Specialist

Current Forensic Peer Support Certification

1+ years’ experience providing peer support service

To Apply- Please send your resume and cover letter to Michael T. Lane at Michael.Lane2@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Note: This position may not exceed 1560 hours per calendar year. Individuals in this position are eligible for limited employee benefits (including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage) and participation in flexible spending programs, but not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

Agency: CSB
Job#: ELT-CSB-19013
Salary: $18.88 - $25.17 per hour
Hours: 17 - 20 hours/week. Exact days/times TBD. Shifts will be during regular business hours
Location: Merrifield Center

Exciting opportunity to work with a team in support of individuals with serious mental health challenges. Use your training and experience as a peer supporter to engage, empower, educate, and inspire.

Under supervision and direction, this position utilizes personal experience and professional training to connect with and assist individuals with serious mental health challenges. This includes assisting in developing recovery plans, integrating into the community, and facilitating supportive groups. Duties include driving a County vehicle.

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES:

  • Co-facilitates wellness and recovery groups (psycho-educational) including but not limited to, social skills group, exercise group, DBT group, financial group, art group, cooking group, etc.
  • Meet with clients during morning and afternoon/wrap up rounds
  • Teaches recovery principles one on one, in group and on community outings with program
  • Assists individuals to fully participate in the communities where they live and work by orienting individuals to community resources, educating how to access, and advocating for increased opportunities for involvement;
  • Facilitates communication and understanding between recipients and providers of services so that providers make better informed recommendations and recipients make better informed choices;
  • Assists recipients to articulate their needs and concerns to providers; including residential providers; Developing familiarity with programs that clients come from (Gateway/Stevenson Place/NVMHI/RIC)
  • Provides a welcoming and supportive atmosphere for individuals receiving services;
  • Serves as advocate for and liaison between individual participants;
  • Assists clinical staff with supporting those being served and reviewing their progress in life skills and activities of daily living, and immediately consults with clinicians when consumers are in psychiatric crisis or appear to be at risk
  • Is able to run small group activities such as art group or other expressive supportive group
  • Complete trainings related to SMI/psychosis/substance abuse/self-harm behavior
  • Uses electronic health record to document observation/informational notes.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to use one's lived personal experience of mental illness and experience with accessing different levels of care;
  • Ability to use one's lived experience to further healthy, positive interactions with consumers at differing levels of engagement;
  • Ability to observe client behavior/appearance, converse with clients, family membersand coworkers;
  • Knowledge of the basic principles, process and components of recovery;
  • Knowledge of ethics and boundaries as they relate to the peer specialist practice;
  • Knowledge of human services available from public, private and volunteer organizations;
  • Ability to establish rapport and maintain effective relationships and boundaries with individuals receiving services, staff, and the general public;
  • Ability to retrieve, compose and save progress notes into the electronic health record;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of clinical and medical records;
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to put notes in electronic health record.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from high school or a G. E. D. issued by a state department of education;

Successful completion of 72-hour Virginia DBHDS Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Curriculum within three months of hire.

Plus 4 months of experience in providing peer/recovery support services.

Preferred qualifications:
Bilingual. Certified as a Peer Support Specialist.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record, a Child Protective Services Registry, a TB screen, and a Sanctions Screening to the satisfaction of the employer.

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

To Apply: Please email resume and cover letter with relevant peer support experience to Cynthia.Evans2@fairfaxcounty.gov.

 

Agency: Fairfax- Falls Church Community Services Board
Job#: ELT-CSB-19012
Salary Range: $30.09/hour-$40.11/ hour
Hours: 20-30 hours per week. Hours not to exceed 1560 hours/year.
Location: Merrifield Center

The following exciting opportunity is available on a great team. The incoming professional would provide direct clinical services to consumers of the assessment team in the following ways:

  • Serve as a clinical expert who will independently complete screenings, perform assessments, diagnostic formulations, risk assessments, crisis interventions, referral to services, and case coordination in the community and advocate for individuals to help connect them to the most appropriate services.  
  • The incumbent will maintain detailed clinical charts according to all local, state and federal standards, abide by confidentiality regulations.
  • The incumbent will attend all team meetings, maintain familiarity with HIPAA and Human Rights Policies.
  • The incumbent will provide collateral services to family members as appropriate, coordinate closely with other Community Services Board programs, demonstrate proficiency in Credible programs, client data, scheduling, and use of appropriate paperwork and forms.
  • The incumbent will assist clients in understanding their financial obligations and understanding of the Community Services Board's financial registration process and follow all professional and organizational standards.

Minimum Qualifications- Graduation from an accredited college with a master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or nursing; plus, three years of clinical experience. Must be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Clinical Psychologist, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist.

Preferred Qualifications- The candidate should have at least three or more years of experience working with persons with a Serious Mental Illness; hold a valid driver’s license.

Special Requirements- The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record, a Child Protective Services Registry, a TB screen, and a Sanctions Screening to the satisfaction of the employer.

Note- This position may not exceed 1560 hours per calendar year. Individuals in this position are eligible for limited employee benefits (including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage) and participation in flexible spending programs, but not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

To Apply- Please send your resume and cover letter at Mary.Rockwell@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Agency: CSB
Job#: ELT-CSB-19009
Salary: $27.3153/hour – 45.5256/hour (This is 30 hours, Non-Merit Benefits eligible position)
Hours: Flexible hours between Monday – Friday and requires one evening until 7pm
Location: CSB Chantilly Center – 14150 Parkeast Circle, Chantilly, Virginia 20151

This position works as an Engagement Specialist for the CSB. Position is responsible for contacting and engaging with individuals with serious and persistent mental illness, substance use disorders and co-occurring disorders who are not attending scheduled appointments. This position serves as a case coordinator to contact individuals, identify and address barriers to attendance, and coordinate care with other CSB Behavioral Health Providers who are assigned to work with the individual. Position may include screening, assessing for risk and referring individuals to crisis services. Position also includes working with interdisciplinary teams to review cases, develop plans to re-engage individuals into services or develop discharge goals as needed.

Minimum qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, nursing, counseling or a related field, plus one year of clinical experience.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Previous experience in behavioral health settings.
  • Licensed or license-eligible to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia in one of the following:
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry, a TB screen, and a Sanctions Screening to the satisfaction of the employer.

Note: This position may not exceed 1560 hours per calendar year. Individuals in this position are eligible for limited employee benefits (including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage) and participation in flexible spending programs, but not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

To apply: please send in your resumes and cover letters to Christine.Heaton@fairfaxcounty.gov.

 

Agency: CSB
Job#: ELT-CSB-19007
Salary: 23.7403/ hour – 39.5668/hour
Hours: Part time position. The incumbent can work up to 30 hours/ week.
Location: Merrifield Center

Seeking a part-time non-merit, benefits eligible Behavioral Health Specialist at the Merrifield center with Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board. This candidate will provide case coordination, outreach, monitoring, and engagement services to:

  • Individuals in Detox
  • Individuals on the waiting list for residential programs who never get in due to lack of follow through, individuals leaving residential treatment programs against staff advice, 
  • Individuals at the AIB /jails,
  • Individual’s in contracted medication assisted treatment services,
  • Individual’s in continuing care housing,
  • Individuals in shelters and
  • Individuals who are unsheltered homeless in Fairfax County.

This candidate will also provide outreach services to include personal phone calls, visits to those homeless shelters, jails, the detox center, or other locations as needed. The candidate will also provide continuous triage to include assessment of individual's current level of functioning, mental status, and level of risk/immediate needs. The incumbent will document all client contact and services in EHR according to program licensure methods and standards Complete appropriate forms and procedures to use for completing all clinical paperwork in a timely manner, according to agency, state and licensure requirements.

Minimum qualifications: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, sociology, nursing or a related field.

Preferred qualifications: MA Degree in Social Work or related field and at least two years’ experience providing services to Substance Use dependent clients. License eligible.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record, a Child Protective Services Registry, a TB screen, and a Sanctions Screening to the satisfaction of the employer.

Note: This position may not exceed 1560 hours per calendar year. Individuals in this position are eligible for limited employee benefits (including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage) and participation in flexible spending programs, but not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

To apply: Please send your resumes and cover letter to Augustine Aderiye at Augustine.Aderiye@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Agency: Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB)
Job#: ELT-CSB-19004
Salary: Hourly range: $ 23.2521 - $38.7531
Hours: Program operates from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. M – F plus daytime weekend hours. Location: Residential Intensive Care Program (RIC), Annandale, VA

Job ad/Job draft: The Supportive Community Residential Services Division of the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board/Mental Health is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Behavioral Health Specialist l to provide mental health services at the Residential Intensive Care (RIC) Program in Annandale. The Behavioral Health Specialist l shall work under close clinical and administrative supervision, performs a limited scope of professional behavioral health treatment and case management services, along with support and mental health skill-building interventions; may serve as the sole behavioral health professional on shift or conducting outreach, independently performing a limited scope of professional treatment services requiring sound clinical judgment.

Performs case management and mental health skill building services, observes and monitors individuals in the program, provides crisis interventions services as needed. Follows procedures and documents activities. Adheres to procedures, policies, and regulation of the Supportive Community Residential Services Division, the community services board, Fairfax County and Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Disability services. Documents and maintains detailed clinical charts maintaining confidentiality according to all CSB, state and federal standards, regulations and law. LPC and LCSW licensure supervision available.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities :

Knowledge of the principles, theories, and methods of the psychological and social development of individuals;

Knowledge of substance use disorders and the physiological, psychological and social impacts;

Knowledge of public and private community-based resources;

Knowledge of social history development and interviewing and treatment techniques appropriate for individuals with substance use and/or mental illness/ serious emotional disturbance (SED);

Ability to recognize behavioral symptoms of mental illness/ serious emotional disturbance (SED) and substance use, and developmental disabilities;

Ability to establish rapport and maintain effective relationships with clients;

Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the general public;

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;

Ability to maintain records and prepare reports;

Ability to assist with initial screening of the severity of individuals' substance use/mental health symptoms, treatment, and support needs.

Preferred Qualifications:Experience working in a mental health adult residential program. Qualified Mental Health Professional-Adult (QMHP) licensed.

Special requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry, a driving record check, and a sanctions screening to the satisfaction of the employer.

Certifications:

Driver's License (Required upon hire)

First Aid and CPR certification, within 90 days of appointment and maintained throughout CSB employment

Medication Administration Assistance Certification within 90 days of appointment

MANDT (Required within 6 months)

Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, sociology, nursing or a related field.

To apply: Send resume to Susan Gatsos at Susan.Gatsos@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Note: This position may not exceed 1560 hours per calendar year. Individuals in this position are eligible for limited employee benefits. But not eligible to earn or receive Holiday Pay.

Agency: Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
Job#: ELT-JDR-19000
Salary: $27.3154 /hour (Grade S23)
Location: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Suite 202

Duties include determining issues of jurisdiction, venue, preparing petitions for custody, visitation, child and spousal support. Screening for and completion of preliminary protective orders and protective order petitions. Refer clients to other agencies or community resources such as the Domestic Violence Action Center, Legal Services of Northern Virginia and the Coordinated Services Program. Assist with the duties and responsibilities for managing cases within the JDRDC Mediation program. Assist with the duties and responsibilities for supervising families in the Stronger Together Supervised Visitation and Exchange Program.

Position requires a flexible schedule, approximately 30 hours a week, and may require daytime, evening and weekend hours.

Minimum Qualifications:Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree; plus one year of graduate study in social/behavioral sciences, law enforcement, education or legal studies; and one year of professional experience in probation work, law enforcement, education, or paralegal work.

Preferred Qualifications:Excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite computer software, to include Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Ability to work with a diverse clientele of different ethnicities. Bilingual in Spanish and English.

Selection Procedure: Evaluation of relevant education and experience. Personal interview of top-rated applicants.

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 driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer as a condition of hiring and periodically thereafter. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Note: These positions are exempt benefits-eligible, and incumbents may opt to enroll in benefits such as health insurance, dental insurance and flexible spending accounts. These positions are not eligible for benefits such as leave, paid holidays and retirement.

To Apply:Resume can be mailed, faxed or e-mailed to Thomazine.Spurlock@fairfaxcounty.gov.

DOMESTIC RELATIONSSERVICES
Attn: Intake Relief Recruitment
4110 Chain Bridge Road, Suite 202
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
FAX: 703-273-1293

Agency: Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board
Job#: ELT-CSB-18022
Salary: Starting at $17.65 hourly (Grade S14)
Location: New Horizons, 8247 Gregory Drive, Alexandria VA 22309

Hours: Hours are on a flexible, as-needed basis and can include early mornings, late afternoons, evenings, awake overnights, weekends, and holidays. Candidates must be able to work evenings/nights, weekends, and holidays.

Title: Substitute Relief Counselor - Works as part of an interdisciplinary team in an active, fast-paced environment to promote quality of life for people receiving mental health and substance use disorder treatment in residential facilities. Substitute relief counselors perform a wide range of counseling and therapeutic tasks such as supporting client admissions, psychoeducational groups, mental health skill building, independent living skill building, mental health and substance use recovery development, community-based outings and activities, and promotion of wellness and physical health.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in a human service field, or equivalent experience working with adults who suffer from serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders.

Preferred Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of one year post-degree experience working with adults who suffer from serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders in intensive residential treatment settings.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record, a Child Protective Services Registry, a TB screen, and a Sanctions Screening to the satisfaction of the employer.

Certifications Required: Candidates must be eligible for certification by the Virginia Board of Counseling as a Qualified Mental Health Professional-Adult (QMHP-A) upon hire.

To Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter outlining your education, experience, and availability to Regina.Collins@fairfaxcounty.gov

Note: These positions are exempt and are not eligible for benefits such as health insurance, leave and retirement.

Agency: Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board
Job#: 18-02103
Hours: Hours are on an as-needed basis and can include early mornings, late afternoons, evenings, awake overnights, weekends, and holidays.

Works as part of an interdisciplinary team. Promotes quality of life for people receiving mental health, substance use disorder and developmental disabilities services in residential facilities. Our treatment philosophy is comprehensive, dynamic, integrated and recovery-based. We are currently hiring part-time non-merit substitute relief counselors to perform a wide range of counseling and therapeutic tasks such as client admissions, group and individual therapy, mental health skill building, mental health and substance use recovery development, community-based outings and activities, and promotion of wellness and physical health. Substitute Relief Counselors who work in the Developmental Disability Services area provide direct care services for group homes serving adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.

To learn more about careers that make a difference, watch our video "CSB: Making a Difference in Our Community". 

To Apply:  Please send your resume and cover letter outlining your education, experience, and availability to Amy.Miller@fairfaxcounty by October 12, 2018.

Agency: Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board/Assisted Community and Residential Services
Job#: ELT-CSB-16001
Salary: $17.25 to $23.01 / hour (Grade S14)
Location:— 8 (4 to 6-bed) Group Homes throughout Fairfax/Annandale/ Springfield
Schedule: 17.3 or 30 hours per week; work schedules vary on an as needed basis and vary by site. Shifts may include early mornings, late evenings, or awake overnights. Candidates must be available to work weekends and holidays. Approximately 75% of the shifts are scheduled. Approximately 25% shifts are called on for immediate coverage.

The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board/ Intellectual Disability Services is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Substitute Relief Counselor to provide direct care services for group homes serving adults with intellectual and or development disabilities throughout the Fairfax/ Annandale/ and Springfield communities.

Minimum Qualifications: Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, is able to use computers and learn various programs, have a driver’s license, be able to lift 50 pounds or more, and be comfortable working with individuals in a residential setting and in the community who may have co-occurring disorders and medical issues.

Preferred Qualifications: The equivalent of two years of work experience in the human services field; a bachelor's degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or another human services field is required. Work with adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities in group home settings.

Special Requirements: Appointees to these positions will be required to complete a criminal background check, a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer, and must possess a valid driver’s license.

Note: 30 hour a week positions are eligible for healthcare benefits.

Selection Procedure: Panel interview.

To Apply: Send resume by email to carla.bryant@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Agency: Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board
Job#: ELT-CSB-17000
Hours: 12 hours per week; work schedule may include early morning, late evening, weekend and holidays.
Location: Woodburn Place Crisis Care Program

Exciting opportunity to join state of the art multi-disciplinary team at Woodburn Place Crisis Care Program, a 16 bed, short-term residential crisis stabilization unit that serves individuals with mental illness and co-occurring disorders who are in psychiatric crisis. Services include: crisis intervention, individual, group and family counseling, case management, medication management, social detoxification and linking individuals to ongoing mental health, substance use or co-occurring services.

Under supervision and direction of a Crisis Care Supervisor, this position utilizes personal experience and professional training to assist Crisis Care clients in stabilizing their psychiatric crisis and developing coping skills as indicated by the individuals’ intake assessment and service plan. This position assists the team’s primary treatment providers with the provision of comprehensive mental health assessment, treatment, rehabilitation, intensive case management, crisis intervention and stabilization, and support services to persons with serious and persistent mental illness and co-occurring disorders. Services are provided via individual and group modalities. The position requires the individual to work in a group setting within close proximity of team members and effectively communicate information with the team. 

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record, a Child Protective Services Registry, and a check with the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) to the satisfaction of the employer.

Preferred Requirements: Bachelors degree in counseling, psychology, social work or nursing with a minimum of one year post-degree experience working with adults who suffer from serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders in an intensive treatment group home, hospital emergency department or psychiatric unit, community-based behavioral emergency services, and/or crisis stabilization setting OR Certification as a Registered Psychiatric Rehabilitation Provider (RPRP) registered with the United States Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (USPRA) OR a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in an unrelated field with an associate’s degree in a human services field with at least three years clinical experience OR a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and certification from the United States Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (USPRA) as a Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner (CPRP) OR a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in an unrelated field that includes at least 15 semester credits (or equivalent credits based on a trimester system) in a human services field and at least three years clinical experience.

To Apply: Please send a complete resume to Amy.Miller@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Agency: Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board
Job # ELT-CSB-12006
Salary: Starting at $19.54/hour
Location: The Crisis Care Program at Woodburn Place, 3300 Woodburn Road, Annandale, VA 22003

Counselors needed to work with seriously mentally ill clients in crisis in a group home setting. Hours are on an as-needed basis and can include early mornings, late afternoons, evenings, awake overnights, weekends, and holidays. For more information about these positions, please contact Amy Miller at 703-205-9452.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in a human service field, or equivalent experience.

Preferred Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree plus significant experience working with seriously mentally ill adult consumers in either residential or inpatient hospital settings.

Special Requirements: The appointees to these positions will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Certifications Required: Certified by the Virginia Board of Counseling as a Qualified Mental Health Professional – Adult (QMHP-A) upon hire.

Note: These positions are exempt and are not eligible for benefits such as health insurance, leave and retirement.

To Apply: Email your resume to Amy.Miller@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Agency: Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board
Job # ELT-CSB-12009
Salary: $20.13 to $23.01 hour
Location: Various. Chantilly, Tysons Corner, Kingstown/Alexandria, Merrifield
Schedule: Various schedules and locations available including day, evening, weekend, overnight and flexible shift coverage. Excellent opportunity for entry level positon at large, progressive treatment agency.  

Relief counselor positions are available in multiple residential substance abuse/ co-occurring substance abuse and mental health programs.  Performs a wide range of counseling and therapeutic tasks in a residential program including client admissions, monitoring and support. Assists with group and individual counseling, recreational outings.   

Minimum Qualifications: Any combinaiton of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, criminal justice or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications: A master’s degree in psychology, social work, criminal justice or a related field

OR

A bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, criminal justice or a related year field plus experience working in a community residential setting.

Note: These positions are exempt and are not eligible for benefits such as health insurance, leave and retirement.

To Apply: Submit your resume by email to Jason Kasper at Jason.Kasper@fairfaxcounty.gov. Please indicate your potential availability for each of the various shifts: days, evenings, weekends, holidays and/or overnight shifts.

Agency: Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court
Salary: $23.25/hour (Grade S20)
Location: Fairfax County Alcohol Safety Action Program, 10700 Page Avenue, Suite 201, Fairfax, VA 22030
Schedule: Averages 24-30 hours a week, must be available from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday each week.

ASAP Intake Worker: This position is responsible for implementing Fairfax County Alcohol Safety Action Program (ASAP) policies and procedures in conducting new client intake interviews and screenings for ASAP clients (within the VASAP classification guidelines) for court-ordered and voluntary clients.  Intakes are scheduled in groups at 7:45 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. Monday through Thursday each week.

Minimum Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, sociology, social work, criminal justice, counseling, or related field, plus one year of graduate study and two years of experience. Any combination of education and/or experience that provides the requirements, knowledge, and skills for the position.

Preferred Qualifications include: Bilingual ability, a master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, sociology, social work, criminal justice, counseling or related field.  Knowledge of psychology, objectives, practices and techniques of counseling and criminal justice, as related to substance abuse rehabilitation, ability to communicate ideas clearly and consistently, both orally and in writing. Possession of Virginia and/or national substance abuse certification(s) or licensure.

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 driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Selection Procedure: Evaluation of relevant education and experience. Personal interview of top-rated applicants.

*Note: This position may not exceed 1560 hours per calendar year. Individuals in this position are eligible for limited employee benefits (including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage) and participation in deferred compensation and flexible spending programs, but are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

To Apply: Resume can be mailed, faxed or emailed to:

Elwood D. Jones, Director

Fairfax County Alcohol Safety Action Program

10700 Page Avenue, Suite 201

Fairfax, VA 22030

Fax: 703-691-2798

Email: Elwood.Jones@fairfaxcounty.gov

 

Agency: Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court
Job # ELT-JDR-12002
Salary: $19.29/hour (Grade S14)
Location: Juvenile Detention Center in Fairfax, Virginia
Schedule: Relief staff are scheduled on an as-needed basis (50% schedule ahead of time; 50% on-call). Day (7 a.m. - 3 p.m.), evening (3 - 11 p.m.), overnight (11 p.m. - 7 a.m.) weekend and holiday hours will be required. Availability is critical.

Responsible for direct care, security and control of residents. Staffs' active supervisory posture (sight and sound) ensures safety and security of youth and facility operations and that residents are treated with dignity and respect. Stimulates resident's interest and supervises their participation in a comprehensive activities program; instructs and participates in various stages of the FJDC program.  Assigns and supervises residents and participates in daily light housekeeping tasks. Maintains basic discipline and control of residents; observes residents constantly to detect potentially dangerous or deceptive acts. Utilizes physical crisis intervention as needed to bodily control disruptive or aggressive detainees. Through personal contacts, assists residents with adjustment to the program and to help to relieve residents’ anxieties and tensions by employing counseling procedures. Documents (per prescribed procedure) actions of assigned duty post during assigned shift.

Minimum Qualifications: Three years of college credit with major in a behavioral science. One year of work experience with children or adolescent group maybe substituted with one year of academic credit. 

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in a behavioral science with one year of experience working with at-risk adolescents.

Special Requirements: Appointees will be required to satisfactorily complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, a driving record check, a physical examination and a TB test to the satisfaction of the employer as a condition of hiring, and periodically thereafter must possess a valid driver’s license.

Selection Procedure: Evaluation of relevant education and experience. Personal interview of top-rated applicants.

To Apply:

Resume can be emailed to Dan Reilly at Daniel.ReillyJR@fairfaxcounty.gov.

or mailed or faxed to:

Juvenile Detention Center
ATTN: Dan Reilly
10650 Page Ave
Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: (703) 246-2907
Fax: (703) 385-1524

Agency: Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court
Job # ELT-JDR-15002
Salary: $19.29/hour (Grade S14)
Location: Foundations, 12720 Lee Highway, in Fairfax, Virginia

Substitute Relief Counselor. Cares for and supervises girls ages 14-17 in a community-based residential facility using trauma informed practices. Relief counselors will be responsible for supervision of residents, providing positive encouragement and consequences, adhering to the program schedule and implementation of program policies and procedures.

Schedule: This position is for all shifts in a unit that operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Shifts include day, evening overnight, weekends and holidays.  Shifts are filled on an as needed and emergency basis.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree; prefer one year of graduate study in social/behavioral sciences, counseling, social work, or education; and one year of professional experience in youth counseling probation work, or education.

Selection Procedure: Evaluation of relevant education and experience. Personal interview of top-rated applicants.

Special Requirements: Appointees will be required to satisfactorily complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, a driving record check, a physical examination and a TB test to the satisfaction of the employer as a condition of hiring, and periodically thereafter must possess a valid driver’s license.

Note:  These positions are exempt and are not eligible for benefits such as leave and retirement. Some positions may be exempt benefits-eligible and incumbents may opt to enroll in benefits such as health insurance, dental insurance and flexible spending accounts.

To Apply: Resume can be mailed, faxed or emailed to Katisha Cooper King at Katisha.CooperKing@fairfaxcounty.gov.

FOUNDATIONS
Katisha Cooper King
12720 Lee Highway
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
Phone: 703-830-2930
Fax: 703-502-9853

Agency: Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court
Job #: ELT-JDR-18007
Salary: $19.29/hour (Grade S14)
Location: Boys Probation House, 4410 Shirley Gate Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030

Schedule: Relief staff are scheduled on an as-needed basis (50% schedule ahead of time; 50% on-call). Day (8 a.m. - 4 p.m.), evening (2 - 11 p.m.), overnight (11 p.m. - 9 a.m.). Weekend and holiday hours will be required. Availability is critical.

Substitute Relief Counselor. Cares for and supervises boys, ages 14-17, in a community-based residential facility using trauma informed practices. Relief counselors will be responsible for supervision of residents, providing positive encouragement and consequences, adhering to the program schedule and implementation of program policies and procedures.

Schedule: This position is for all shifts in a unit that operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Shifts include day, evening overnight, weekends and holidays. Shifts are filled on an as needed and emergency basis.

Minimum Qualifications:Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree; prefer one year of graduate study in social/behavioral sciences, counseling, social work, or education; and one year of professional experience in youth counseling probation work, or education.

Selection Procedure: Evaluation of relevant education and experience. Personal interview of top-rated applicants.

Special Requirements: Appointees will be required to satisfactorily complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, a driving record check, a physical examination and a TB test to the satisfaction of the employer as a condition of hiring, and periodically thereafter must possess a valid driver’s license.

Note: These positions are exempt and are not eligible for benefits such as leave and retirement. Some positions may be exempt benefits-eligible and incumbents may opt to enroll in benefits such as health insurance, dental insurance and flexible spending accounts.

To Apply:Resume can be mailed, faxed or emailed to Misty.Zdanski@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Boys Probation House
Attn:Misty Zdanski
4410 Shirley Gate Rd
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
Phone: 703-591-0171
Fax: 703-591-6403

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