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 - Instructors

The following non-merit instructor and educational job opportunities are now available. Please note that these positions generally do not have fringe benefits such as leave, health insurance or retirement, unless specified in the job announcement.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 711. EEO/AA/TTY. 

Agency: Reston Community Center
Job#: ELT-RCC-19001
Salary: $18.50 - $24.00/hour (S14)
Location: Reston Community Center

Under the supervision of the RCC Lifelong Learning Program Director, the Woodshop Supervisor supervises the RCC woodshop during open woodshop hours (Tuesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Fridays from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and/or Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.). In addition, the Woodshop supervisor may incur additional supervisory duties such as the 55+ Good Neighbors woodworking workshop, which is held on Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., as well as Youth Department children’s tours and building sessions. Finally, the supervisor has the option to instruct specialized classes during a program season per the Lifelong Learning Director’s approval based on budgetary and scheduling guidelines. The Supervisor coordinates supply inventory and notifies the Lifelong Learning Director when new supplies are needed. The Supervisor also educates participants on the use and maintenance of equipment while closely monitoring the safe handling of hand-held and power tools during workshop sessions. This position exercises a high level of independent judgement in planning and organizing the program activities in their area of expertise.

Qualifications: Must have any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or certification in a specialized field such. Must be able to demonstrate proficiency with woodshop equipment as well as design and crafting. Must be able to exercise a high level of independent judgement, teaching and good communication skills in individual or group settings. Previous teaching experience in a woodshop setting using both power and handheld tools preferred.

To Apply: Submit an RCC application http://www.restoncommunitycenter.com/ or send your resume to Casmera.lebron@fairfaxcounty.gov. Questions and inquiries can be directed to Casmera Lebron, Lifelong Learning Program Director at the email provided.

Agency: Department of Neighborhood and Community Services, Office for Children, Gum Springs Head Start Program
Job#: ELT-NCS-19001
Salary: $13.67- $17.85/hour, Benefits eligible*
Hours: This is a year-round program with operating hours of 7:30am-5:30pm Monday thru Friday. Occasional opportunity for weekend & evening work are available. Candidates selected for this position will serve in a substitute role which means you can be scheduled to work between 0-39 hours per week based on the need of the organization.

Job Description: Assists in implementing and leading planned activities for children 0 to 5 years.Helps establish a program environment that promotes positive child interactions with other children and adults. Helps prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily schedule. Interacts with children using approved child curriculum and early development techniques.

Interacts professionally with staff members, parents, and other support personnel. Supervises children and youth during daily scheduled activities, on field trips, outings and special events. Promotes and models safety, fitness, and health & nutrition practices. Helps serve appropriate snacks/meals where applicable. Observes program participants for signs that may indicate illness, abuse or neglect and reports as directed. Notes special instructions provided by parents.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent that resulted in a childcare certificate, CDA or degree with major course work in early childhood or elementary education, special education, nursing, recreation, or a related field; plus one year of related work experience.

Must have the ability to speak, read and write English, follow verbal and written instructions and communicate effectively orally and in writing. Be physically and mentally capable of providing care for children, pass health screenings annually to include up-to-date immunizations. Must be able to lift 30-35 lbs.

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

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with children 0 to 5 years old in a classroom setting.

Note: *This position may not exceed 900 or 1560 hours per calendar year (depending on which category you are assigned to). Individuals selected for 900 hour positions are not eligible for benefits, do not earn leave or receive holiday pay. Individuals selected for 1560 hour positions are eligible for limited employee benefits, including medical, vision, and dental insurance coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs but are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

Selection Procedure: panel interview

How to Apply: Resumes and references can be email to Eboni.Gullatt@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Agency: Neighborhood and Community Services
Job#: ELT-DFS-15008
Salary: $18.88/hour, benefits eligible (This position may not exceed 1560 hours per calendar year. Individuals in these positions are eligible for limited employee benefits, including medical, vision, and dental insurance coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs but are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.)
Hours: Works afternoons and evenings, 26-30 hours per week, Monday thru Friday for 40 weeks, with summer, winter and spring break off. Occasional flexible work hours and full days required (teacher workdays, snow days, early releases, etc.).
Location: Varies

Are you interested in working with school age children in a fun, energetic and educational setting? SACC staff support children’s healthy development by providing opportunities for children to expand their interests, develop their talents, and enhance their learning.

Job Responsibilities: Plans, prepares and carries out activities and projects for groups of elementary school-age children enrolled in an after-school program. Provides leadership and ensures the safety of the children enrolled in the center.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of two years of study and training at an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in early childhood or elementary education, nursing, recreation, or a related field plus one year of related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Major course work in early childhood education. Experience working with groups of children. Bilingual ability.

Send your resume to:

Lee.An@FairfaxCounty.gov

Agency: Department of Human Resources
Job#: ELT-HR-18001
Salary: $20.72-$27.63 per hour
Location: Fairfax County Government Center Employee Fitness and Wellness Center

The Fairfax County Government Center is seeking part-time group exercise instructors for the Employee Fitness and Wellness Center. Instructors will plan and lead safe and effective group workouts for employees and retirees of varying fitness levels. Instructors are responsible for setting up and cleaning up for classes they instruct, reporting class attendance, and helping to maintain a safe and welcoming environment. Instructors may also be asked to assist with special events, as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Required:

    • Nationally recognized CPR/AED certification (such as American Red Cross or American Heart Association)

    • Nationally recognized Group Fitness certification (such as ACSM, ACE or AFAA)

    • At least 2 years of experience instructing group fitness classes

    • Knowledge of safe exercise techniques and personal and group exercise principles and positive, effective communications skills

  • Preferred:

    • Additional sub-specialty certifications (i.e. Zumba, Yoga, Pilates, etc.)

To Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume, noting group fitness experience and certifications, to Leigh Ann Henderson, LiveWell Coordinator, at Leigh.Henderson@fairfaxcounty.gov. Questions and inquiries can be directed to Leigh Ann Henderson at the email address provided. An audition may be required for final candidates.

Agency: Reston Community Center
Job #: ELT-RCC-14003
Salary: $20.00 - $30.00/hour

The Reston Community Center is seeking group exercise fitness instructors to join its Fitness & Wellness department. Instructors will lead participants through exercises designed to enhance strength and endurance while ensuring the safety of the students.

Qualifications: Must have knowledge of safe exercise techniques and group exercise principles, and possess positive and effective communication skills. Group fitness certification required; ACSM, ACE, or AFAA preferred. Individuals with experience developing and implementing strength training and small group training classes are encouraged to apply.

To Apply: Submit an RCC application (http://www.restoncommunitycenter.com/) or send your resume to Jonathan.Navarro@fairfaxcounty.gov. Questions and inquiries can be directed to Jonathan Navarro, Fitness & Wellness Program Director at the email provided.

Agency: Fire and Rescue
Job#: ELT-FRD-17002

The Volunteer Fire and Rescue Training program (VFRTP) has a vacancy for a Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) Adjunct Instructors. Adjunct Instructors provide certified instruction for the Fire and Rescue Academy (FRA) sponsored training activities. The CERT Program operates primarily Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings from 1900-2300, and Saturdays and Sundays from 0800-1600. This position reports to the Volunteer Training Coordinator and the Volunteer Liaison (CERT program manager).

The Adjunct Instructor positions for the Volunteer Training Program are exempt status (G) positions (Non-merit). 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Delivery of FEMA’s CERT curriculum and the Hazard Annex.
    • Overseeing and conducting operations-based CERT exercises and tabletop exercises.
    • Delivering offsite training will require operating a vehicle with a light trailer.
    • Assisting in various special training projects for the CERT Program.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • VA EMT-B or higher, with at least two years experience as an EMS provider.
    • Emergency Management Institute course E0428, CERT Train the Trainer, prior certification or completion within 12 months of employment.
    • National Association of Emergency Medical Services Educators (NAEMSE) Instructor I and II or NFPA 1041 Instructor I certified.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Proven ability as a lead instructor.
    • NFPA 1001 Fire Fighter I and II with at least 2 years active minimum staffing experience.
    • Volunteer Firemen’s Insurance Services or Emergency Vehicle Driver Training instructor.
    • Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services, EMS Education Coordinator.
    • American Heart Association Basic Life Support instructor.
    • Experience with Microsoft computer based instructional programs including, but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

To Apply: Submit your resume via email to James Hedrick, Volunteer Training Coordinator at James.Hedrick@fairfaxcounty.gov by June 30, 2017. If you have already submitted a resume in the past 12 months, please resubmit an updated resume.

The selection process will be conducted in accordance with Standard Operations Procedures

02.06.02, Promotional and Proficiency Examination Procedures and Position Selection Proceduresand will consist of an interview of the top rated candidates. The interview process will include an exercise, a review of applicant’s work history, and a discussion with references. 

Special Requirements: Upon selection, a conditional job offer will be extended. The offer is conditional upon successfully completing a criminal background check and Office of Inspector General screening.

Agency: Fire and Rescue
Job#: ELT-FRD-17003

The Volunteer Fire and Rescue Training program (VFRTP) has a number of vacancies for Adjunct Instructors. Adjunct Instructors provide certified instruction for the Fire and Rescue Academy (FRA) sponsored training activities. The Volunteer Training Program operates primarily Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings from 1900-2300, and Saturdays and Sundays from 0800-1600. This position reports to the Volunteer Training Coordinator.

Please note ALL new adjuncts are required to work a minimum of 3 Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) practical skills sessions every 4 months.

The Adjunct Instructor positions for the Volunteer Training Program are exempt status (G) positions (Non-merit). 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Delivery of initial EMT-B practical skills training working under a certified Virginia Emergency Medical Services Education Standards (VEMSES) instructor.
    • Delivery of EMT refresher practical skills training.
    • Delivery of American Heart Association CPR for Healthcare Providers initial and renewal training.
    • Operating FRA vehicles and equipment.
    • Lead and assist in the delivery of entry level FRA training, Level 1.
    • Work as an assistant with EVOC practical testing.
    • Assisting in various special training projects for volunteer training.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • VA EMT-B or higher, with at least two years experience as an EMS provider.
    • National Association of Emergency Medical Services Educators (NAEMSE) Instructor I and II or NFPA 1041 Instructor I certified.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Proven ability as a lead instructor.
    • American Heart Association Basic Life Support instructor.
    • Volunteer Firemen’s Insurance Services or Emergency Vehicle Driver Training instructor.
    • Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services, EMS Education Coordinator.
    • Experience with Microsoft computer based instructional programs including, but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

To Apply:Submit your resume via email to James Hedrick, Volunteer Training Coordinator at James.Hedrick@fairfaxcounty.gov by June 30, 2017. If you have already submitted a resume in the past 12 months, please resubmit an updated resume.

The selection process will be conducted in accordance with Standard Operations Procedures.

Special Requirements: Upon selection, a conditional job offer will be extended. The offer is conditional upon successfully completing a criminal background check and Office of Inspector General screening. The selection process will be conducted in accordance with Standard Operations Procedures 02.06.02, Promotional and Proficiency Examination Procedures and Position Selection Proceduresand will consist of a resume review and interview of the top rated candidates. The interview process will include an exercise, a review of applicant’s work history, and a discussion with references.

The following non-merit 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.

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-17004
Salary: $17.26-$34.54/hour based on experience; no benefits
Location:  Burke Lake Golf Course; 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station, VA  22039
Hours: April through October; 8-10 hours/week.  Weekdays, evening and weekends.  Schedule will vary.

Under the direction of the Head Golf Professional, teaches junior golf camps, group golf lessons for adults and juniors, private lessons. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from a high school or G.E.D. issued by a state department of education, Level II USGTF Instructor with experience teaching golf lessons. Must be at least 21 years old.

Special Requirements:  All successful applicants must also agree to a criminal background check including fingerprinting, provide negative TB results, attend mandatory training, possess current or acquire first aid and CPR certifications before the start of employment, and have never been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor related to abuse, neglect, exploitation or other barrier crimes as listed on the Sworn Disclosure Statement of the Criminal Record Check.

Preferred Qualifications:  PGA, LPGA, USGTF Level III certification, or currently in the PGA Apprentice Program. More than 5 years of experience in teaching golf lessons to a diverse group of students. 

To Apply:  Submit a cover letter, resume and include three references.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as facility needs dictate. If selected, you will be notified of additional procedures to begin employment.  Interested candidates should forward resumes to Kate Via, Head Golf Professional, Burke Lake Golf Course at kate.via.lpga@gmail.com.

Agency: Department of Neighborhood and Community Services
Job # ELT-NCS-16010
Salary: $15.03/hour (Grade S11), no benefits
Location: Pennino Building, Fairfax, VA
Schedule: This position may work up to an average of 17 hours per week, not to exceed 900 hours per calendar year. There is no guarantee of a minimum number of scheduled hours (daily, weekly, monthly or yearly). Regular work hours will fall between 2:00 and 8:00 p.m. Exact hours may vary by location. 

Description: Lab Aides working at a CLCP site will interact with school-aged children, teens and adults utilizing the center, and may be asked to help assist or instruct a class related to technology. Students should have a basic background in computers. Ideally they will understand and be comfortable working with programs such as Microsoft Office, an ability to navigate the Internet, and willingness to learn new software applications. Students will experience a rich variety of ethnic groups and cultures in the centers.

Individual will assist in the daily operations and delivery of curriculum which addresses the needs of a culturally diverse population.  They will assist the Information Technology Educator with administrative functions, communicate participant behavioral issues to supervisor, contribute to innovation and creativeness of programs, and assist in monitoring the proper usage of all materials and supplies.  

Functions within this position include but are not limited to:

    1. Assist with center administrative tasks
    2. Assist in supervision of the children in the CLCP Center
    3. Assist children with homework
    4. Chaperone field trips
    5. Read to children
    6. Provide one-on-one assistance on computer with younger children
    7. Distribute snacks

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants should have a strong background in personal computers and software. Experience working with school aged children. Lab Aides must be 18 years of age, and must be able to pass a driving background check and meet the necessary training requirements to drive a community center bus. 

Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual skills are a plus.   

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

To Apply: Please submit your resume via email to: roquin@fairfaxcounty.gov

Position open until filled.

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-16019
Salary: $11.00/hour
Hours:Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Additional hours may be needed in the extended day program.

Spring Hill Recreation Center is seeking a Preschool Program Aide who will operate under the direction of the Preschool Director to assist with the Kid’s Play for Preschoolers program and other preschool aged programs.

Kid’s Play for Preschoolers is a program established to provide a safe and nurturing environment where children can develop emotionally, socially and intellectually through appropriate experiences. Children are encouraged to learn through hands-on activities and staff are expected to help children learn independence and to develop a positive self-image.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

Assisting the lead teachers in daily tasks, such as setting up the necessary supplies for arts and crafts or special activities; maintaining a neat, attractive, clean and orderly environment including shelves, closets, cubbies and tables; communicating with parents as necessary.  Ability to temporarily take over programs while the Director is away. Works as part of a team with other staff members.

Minimum Qualifications:  Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma and demonstrated early childhood experience. First Aid and CPR certifications and a negative TB test are required prior to the start date. The appointee must maintain training hours per Virginia licensing requirements. This job is contingent upon satisfactory results of a criminal background check, which will require the candidate to be fingerprinted.

Preferred Qualifications:  Ability to present to a group of children. Flexibility and dependability. Energetic while able to positively influence to behavior of young children. Excellent communication skills.
To Apply: Send a resume and cover letter to Alexander Barnard at alexander.barnard@fairfaxcounty.gov. Interviews will be held the following week. Applications may be kept on file for six months.

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-15053

Would you like to use a hobby or skill to earn extra money?  Teach recreation classes in your spare time for Fairfax County!

We are looking for instructors to teach classes in children’s arts and crafts, gymnastics, piano, guitar, drama and dance.  Instructors are also needed for basketball, disc-golf, soccer, volleyball,  photography and pets classes.

Send an email to instructors@fairfaxcounty.gov for more information about opportunities.

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job #: ELT-FCPA-12001
Salary: $20.72 + per hour, depending on experience and qualifications (no benefits)
Location: Various RECenters

The Fairfax County Park Authority is seeking individuals to teach learn to swim classes and/or water exercise classes at their nine indoor RECenters.

Qualifications:

Aquatic Learn to Swim Instructors
Certified as a Virginia Swims swimming instructor or  by a nationally recognized organization such as YMCA, American Red Cross, StarFish, or Ellis and Associates.  

Aquatic Exercise Instructors
Certified as a water exercise instructor by a nationally recognized organization such as AEA, USWFA, YMCA, AAI, or WaterArt.

Instructor training for both areas is available through the Park Authority for interested candidates.

To Apply: For more information, call 703-324-8549.