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: Fairfax-Falls Church CSB
Job #: ELT-CSB-19035
Salary: Starting at 18.0170/ hour
Hours: 24-hour residential facility, hours are on an as-needed basis and can include early mornings, late afternoons, evenings, awake overnights, weekends, and holidays.
Location: Fairfax Detoxification Center, 4213 Walney Road, Chantilly, VA, 20151

The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB), Residential Treatment & Detox Services area, is hiring for Substitute Relief counselor positions to work with our co-occurring detoxification program for adults. This is a great opportunity for hands on clinical experience and professional development with the CSB. Duties include facilitating admissions, monitoring clients, documentation, transporting clients, phone screening, urine screens, crisis management and working on a multidisciplinary team.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in a human service field.

Preferred Qualifications: Currently hold a CSAC-A or CSAC certification in the State of Virginia

To Apply: Submit your resume to Jason Kasper via email at Jason.Kasper@fairfaxcounty.gov

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.

Agency: Fairfax-Falls Church CSB
Job #: ELT-CSB-19033
Salary: Starting at 27.3154/ hr.
Hours: 24-hour residential facility, hours are on an as-needed basis and can include early mornings, late afternoons, evenings, awake overnights, weekends, and holidays. This position is emergency/ essential personnel. (Requires reporting for duty during inclement weather and/ or other emergencies) 
Location: Fairfax Detoxification Center, 4213 Walney Road, Chantilly, VA, 20151

Behavioral Health Specialist II is needed for co-occurring Detoxification program for adults. Opportunity for hands on clinical experience and professional development with the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board. Duties include outreaching intoxicated clients in the community, facilitating admissions, monitoring clients, documentation, transporting clients, phone screening, urine screens, crisis management and working on a multidisciplinary team.

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: Currently hold a CSAC-A or CSAC certification in the State of Virginia and/ or licensed or license eligible for licensed professional counseling (LPC) or Licensed Social Worker (LCSW)

To Apply: Submit your resume to Jason Kasper via email at Jason.Kasper@fairfaxcounty.gov

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.

Agency: Fairfax-Falls Church CSB
Job #: ELT-CSB-19032
Salary: Starting at $18.0170 per hour
Hours: Flexible hours Monday - Friday and requires one evening until 7pm; approximately 17 hours per week
Location: Merrifield Center 8221 Willow Oaks Corporate Dr., Fairfax, VA 22031

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

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

To Apply: Please provide an email address, where the applicants will be sending the resumes.

Christine.Heaton@fairfaxcounty.gov

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.

Duration – advertised for 3 weeks

Note: *This position may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year. Individuals in this position are not eligible for employee benefits and not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

Agency: CSB 
Job#: ELT-CSB-19029 
Salary: $23.7404/ hour - $39.5669/ hour (based on experience) 
Hours: Available hours – Some flexibility with times to set a Master Schedule. 
Location: Merrifield Center Emergency Services 8221 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Fairfax, Virginia 22031 

Shift availabilities up to 30 hours a week:  

Wednesday: 3 - 4 or 5 pm to 12 am  

Thursday: 3 - 4 or 5 pm to 12 am  

Saturday: 1 am to 8 or 9 am  

Sunday: 2 pm to 10 - 11 or 12 am    

Seeking an energetic, flexible, and engaging Mental Health Technician to work in a large multidisciplinary Emergency Services serving individuals with mental health/co-occurring disorders in psychiatric crisis.  Must have strong communications skills and ability to work collaboratively across programs, agencies, and with the community to meet the needs of at risk seriously mental ill individuals.  This is an exciting opportunity to work with a program that provides specialized services such as assessment for temporary detention, evaluation for hospitalization, critical incident stress management, and short-term crisis intervention treatment in a 23-hour program.  Must be able to work with individuals of all ages with a recovery-based orientation and able to provide support and direction regarding referrals and resources within Fairfax County and the community.    

Position responsibilities:    

· Coordinates placement, pre and post commitment hearing for hospitalization or admission to Crisis Stabilization Units.   

· Manages all related administrative duties including record review, medical clearance documentation, providing report to receiving hospital, and care coordination with psychiatric placement facilities.  

· Collaborates and coordinates with Crisis Intervention Specialists/Psychiatrists regarding clinical status and admissions; Answers phone calls and provides referrals.   

· Observes and monitors patients for high risk behaviors and assists with providing food/water and access to facilities.   

· Works closely with Crisis Intervention Specialists/Psychiatrists in maintaining a safe assessment setting.  Assists with inventory and supply management for the Emergency Services.   

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: Undergraduate degree in counseling related field, Mental Health First Aid, CPR and First Aid  

To apply: Please provide an email address, where the applicants will be sending the resumes.  Stephanie.Costanza@Fairfaxcounty.gov  

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. 

 

Part-time

Agency: Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court - Central Intake Services
Job#: ELT-JDR-19003
Salary: $26.75/hour (Grade S23)
Location: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Suite 104

Duties include determining issues of jurisdiction, venue, probable cause, and the suitability of filing petitions and/or the issuance of detention/shelter care orders or diverting cases when appropriate. Diversion services may include: informal counseling, referrals to other agencies or community resources, placing the youth on a monitored diversion program, setting a case for the Diversion Hearing Program, preparing cases for court detention hearings with disposition recommendations, testifying in court and providing oral recommendations to the judges, and entering information into and managing cases in BADGE, a case management database.

This position has been identified as an essential employee by the county, which requires staff to report to work as scheduled regardless of emergency conditions, such as inclement weather.

This position is for all shifts in a unit that operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Shifts include Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; 4:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.; and 11:15 p.m. to 7:15 a.m.; also weekends and holidays, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; 4:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.; and 12:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

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, or education; and one year of professional experience in probation work, law enforcement, education, or youth counseling.

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. Must have a valid driver's license in state of residence.

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

To Apply: Resume can be e-mailed to Tabitha Harris at Tabitha.Harris@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Agency: Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board/Assisted Community and Residential Services
Job#: ELT-CSB-16001
Salary: $18.01- $24.02 / hour (Grade S14)
Location:— 7 (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-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.

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