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.

Agency: CSB
Job#: ELT-CSB-19001
Salary: $23.25 hourly
Hours: <20/week; Actual work hours will be scheduled between 8am and 5pm Monday - Friday
Location: Gartlan Center

Under close clinical and administrative supervision, the PATH Support Specialist delivers behavioral health treatment and case management services, along with support and skill-building interventions to homeless adults who are severely mentally ill. The PATH team provides outreach and engagement services to Fairfax County residents who are homeless, mentally ill, and not adequately connected to needed services. The individual selected for this position will be based out of the Mondloch House Shelter in the Southern part of Fairfax County offering support and case management services to individuals transitioning in/out of the shelter. Mondloch House is an 8-bed shelter for chronically, mentally ill individuals who traditionally resist admissions to emergency shelters and remain unsheltered in the community.

Additional responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

* Outreach homeless individuals by vehicle and by foot in a variety of settings, including campsites in wooded areas, abandoned buildings, public sidewalks, metro stations, libraries, businesses, bus stops, and other non-traditional settings in collaboration with PATH Outreach Workers to attempt to enroll in services.

* Obtain appropriate documents for identification and/or the purpose of securing needed services/resources such as entitlements, medical care, and housing.

* Once linked to services/resources, transport individuals to follow up appointments or help move them and their belongings from one location to another.

* Assist PATH Outreach Workers in engagement, case management, skills building, and supportive counseling services to individuals attending homeless drop-in sites or residing in emergency and hypothermia shelters.

* Provide supportive services during PATH's homeless drop-in group at Gartlan Center twice weekly by assisting individuals obtain basic clothing, meals, access to laundry facilities and showers, and case management supports.

* Partner and collaborate with internal and community partners in the continuum of care to homeless, mentally ill individuals (e.g.: shelters, hospitals, jails, health department, police department, local businesses, libraries, local elected officials, landlords, SSA, food banks, and housing authority).

* Provide direct habilitative and rehabilitative support services to assist individuals improve or develop skills to address personal hygiene, community functioning, substance abuse refusal or harm reduction, medication management, crisis prevention, and personal safety.

The individual selected for the position must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be able to drive a car, be able to document services rendered in an electronic health record, have the willingness and ability to engage difficult to engage individuals, be able to work as part of a team or autonomously, be accepting of flexible scheduling to meet needs of homeless individuals to include night time outreach during hypothermia season, and be comfortable working with homeless individuals suffering from a serious mental illness, co-occurring substance use disorders, and medical issues.

Work hours for this position will be any time between 8am and 5pm, Monday through Friday. Work schedule will be determined and finalized at time of hire.

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: Bilingual-Spanish/English; experience working with homeless, seriously mentally ill adults.

To apply: Please email your resumes to Carlos.Estrada@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.

Duration – unless filled

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

Agency: CSB
Job#: ELT-CSB-18028
Salary: $26.75/ hour - $44.59/hour
Hours: 30.0 Weekly M, Tu, Th, F   8:30-4pm
Location: Gartlan Center for Community Mental Health

Under direct supervision provide an array of evidence-based, recovery-oriented clinical services, including assessment and service planning, short-term individual, group, and family therapies, and crisis intervention for referred individuals (adults over 18) who are experiencing an acute behavioral health crisis that puts them at risk for hospitalization, homelessness, or other negative outcomes. Services are collaboratively provided as part of Adult Partial Hospitalization clinical team, and with other providers in the CSB and community. Maintains detailed clinical charts and confidentiality, adheres to established billing procedures according to all local state and federal standards, regulations, and statutes.

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

Preferred Qualifications: Licensed or licensed-eligible

To Apply: Please send resumes to Alethea.Collins@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.

 

Agency: CSB
Job#: ELT-CSB-18026
Salary: $18.49 – $30.82
Hours: Varies; Evenings, Nights Weekends.
Location: Merrifield Crisis Response Center (8221 Willow Oaks Corp. Dr. Fairfax, Va. 22031)

Provides trauma-informed peer recovery support services & other assistance to adults, adolescents, and children with co-occurring serious mental illness and substance use disorders in crisis in a behavioral health emergency services setting.  Works collaboratively with staff and emergency personnel to provide support and meet the needs of individuals and their supports. Observes individual's behavior/appearance for signs of acute distress or dangerous behavior. Provides support to calm, normalize and stabilize crisis (crisis management). Establishes rapport with individuals through personal disclosure and maintains relationships based on respect, mutuality, and appropriate boundaries. Educates individuals and their supports on the key recovery concepts and resources. Provides education on evidence-based recovery support services to other staff.

Minimum Qualifications: (from class specs) high school diploma.

Preferred Qualifications: State Certified Peer Recovery Specialist. Behavioral health undergraduate degree. One year of experience in advocacy, mentoring/education, and recovery/wellness support. Training in ethical responsibility. Training in WRAP, mindfulness, and/or emotion regulation and/or dialectical behavioral therapy.

To Apply: Email Anna.Davis@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 3 weeks

*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-18024
Salary: $23.2521 to $38.7531
Hours: 20 hours, Monday-Friday, variable time shifts based on availability
Location: Merrifield

Job Ad language: Under clinical and administrative supervision, the Behavioral Specialist I conducts behavioral health case management in the Behavioral Health Outpatient Management Adult Team (BHOP). Candidate will provide support services, outreach, and engagement services to the seriously mentally ill, substance dependent, developmentally disabled, and co-occurring over 18 year old population. Candidate will complete paperwork in compliance with all State and Federal programs. Candidate will partner and communicate with internal and community partners (e.g. shelters, hospitals, jails, health department, SSA, food banks, and housing authority).

Minimum Qualifications (from class spec): Bachelor’s in psychology, social work, or related field is required. Computer literacy required to document in an electronic health record.

Preferred Qualifications (optional): Background in mental health, substance dependence and/or developmental disabilities. Multi-cultural and/or bi-lingual a plus.

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:Applicants can send resumes to Laura Sauer at Laura.Sauer@fairfaxcounty.gov.

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 (CSB)
Job#: ELT-CSB-18018
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

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@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-18006
Salary: $26.75/hour (Grade S23)
Hours: (see below)
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: Appointees will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

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

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

CENTRAL INTAKE SERVICES
Attn: Intake Relief Recruitment
4110 Chain Bridge Road, Suite 104
Fairfax, Virginia  22030

Phone: 703-246-2495
FAX: 703-278-9339

Agency: Fairfax-Falls Church CSB
Job#: ELT-CSB-18010
Salary: Commensurate with experience;$18.49- $30.00 per hour; eligible for limited benefits
Hours: This position may involve some evenings.
Location: 4110 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030

Exciting opportunity to join the multidisciplinary Jail Diversion team in an effort to support Fairfax County’s Diversion First Initiative. Under the direct clinical and administrative supervision of the mental health supervisor, assists in providing peer-to-peer recovery based psychoeducation and support services to adults with mental illness or co-occurring disorders who are at high risk and being served by Probation. This position is an entry level peer support specialist with responsibility of providing peer focused recovery oriented case management support, partnering with the peers in the community, and role modeling the principles of recovery. Possesses and shares knowledge of community services and works to link individuals to services.

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 one year of experience in providing peer/recovery support services.

Special Requirements: Peer Support Specialist Certification required within 12 months of hire,  Wellness of Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) certification required within 12 months of hire and Wellness of Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) Facilitator Certification required within 12 months of hire. Driver’s License-Required upon hire. 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 check with the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) 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: Submit your resume via email to Marissa Farina-Morse at mfarin@fairfaxcounty.gov.

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 Troy Crise at Troy.Criser@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 Amy.Sommer@fairfaxcounty.gov

FOUNDATIONS
Attn: Amy Sommer
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