Human Resources

Fairfax County, Virginia

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

TTY 703-222-7314

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

Cathy Spage,

Non-Merit - Miscellaneous Professional

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.

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 County Department of Family Services (DFS), Domestic and Sexual Violence Services (DSVS)
Job#: ELT-DFS-19012
Salary: The pay range is $25-$33 per hour based on experience.
Hours: This is a non-merit 20 hr/wk position.
Location: The position is located at 120011 Government Center Pkwy, Suite 740, but travel to other locations in the County will be required.

Are you a self-starter and personable?

Do you like collecting and using data to answer questions?

Do you want to collect data to understand more about domestic violence in our communities?

About DSVS:Focuses on ending domestic and sexual violence, sex exploitation and stalking. DSVS advances our mission by fostering community services based on equality and mutual respect, through prevention and intervention, community engagement and awareness, policy and advocacy.

The Position: DSVS is looking for the right person to lead domestic violence organizations in collecting data to help us develop community measures related to domestic violence in Fairfax County and to input it into the Domestic Violence Database (DVHD) system. This person will assist in gathering requirements that will be used to develop a shared data system. Once developed, will provide technical assistance and support to non-profit agencies to ensure participation in the DVHD and assist them in reporting de-identified data to contribute to a full picture of domestic violence in Fairfax County. This position will also contribute data and other performance measures to annual DSVS reports, as requested, and will participate in staff meetings and trainings, as required.


  • Understanding of VAWA, state and local confidentiality regulations.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Attention to details
  • Solid computer skills and knowledge of data collection, data cleaning, and analytics and presentation.


Duty #1 Under the direction of the supervisor, works in collaboration with local stakeholders to determine community measures related to DV prevalence and services. Collects, submits, tests, and monitors data for the DVHD system and troubleshoots database issues and reporting requirements.

Duty #2 Develops reports from DVHD as requested by end user. Contributes data and other performance measures to annual DSVS report, as requested. Works with program’s Management Analyst III on grant and compliance reports as indicated.

Duty #3 Participates in the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Super User Committee; and Work with the HMIS Administrator, who would be responsible for the DVHD configuration and report development

Duty #4 Other duties as assigned in support of department goals and mission.

Interview Details: Panel interview and a written analysis exercise may be conducted as part of the hiring process.

To Apply Send your resume and optional cover letter to Mery Juarez at:

Agency: Department of Public Works and Environmental Services
Job#: ELT-DPWES-20000
Salary: $15.00 to 24.00/hour
Hours: May 2020 through August 2020

Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, Maintenance and Storm Water Management Division is seeking motivated engineering interns for the summer of 2020. These Engineering Assistants will directly contribute to the County’s initiative to build and maintain a safe, reliable infrastructure that improves public health and provides a high quality of life for County residents. The Assistants will partner with highly skilled engineers, architects and project managers in the design, construction and execution of various engineering projects relating to stormwater and transportation.


  • Interpret and prepare drawings and specifications
  • Analyze technical problems and recommend solutions
  • Prepare construction cost estimates
  • Apply applicable engineering laws, codes and regulations, related to transportation projects
  • Maintain records, including daily reports, invoices, proposals

High school diploma plus course work and current enrollment in an accredited Bachelor of Science program in Engineering, Ecology, Environmental or related field of study. Graduate students are encouraged to apply.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of engineering principles, practices, materials and equipment
  • Familiarity with computer applications related to Engineering in addition to Microsoft Office Suite
  • Effective communication; verbally and in writing
  • Experience working in a team environment

To apply:

Submit cover letter and resume outlining education, related experience and career goals to:

Peter Vigliotti, Chief, Transportation Infrastructure Branch




Resumes received after April 3rd, 2020, will not be considered.


Agency: Fairfax County, Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, Urban Forest Management Division
Job#: ELT-DPWES-19003
Salary: $21.63-$28.84/hour, benefits eligible 
Hours: 30 hours per week

Under the supervision of the Urban Forester II position within the Forest Conservation Branch, plans and implements basic forest conservation, urban forestry, landscape management and land development practices, procedures and projects.

Specific Tasks Include:

  • Inspects construction sites for compliance with requirements on approved site plans relating to landscape plantings, screening, tree preservation and vegetation related to proffers and development conditions;
  • Assists in final bond and escrow release inspections and under direction, prepares needed deficiency lists, correspondence and project documentation;
  • Participates or leads on-site conferences and pre-construction meetings held on construction sites to resolve issues and ensure contractor compliance with the County code requirements;
  • Maintains project files, computer records and computer databases. Documents time spent on various tasks and records pertinent information;
  • Prepares documentation memos after on-site conferences and preconstruction meetings;
  • Acts as a point of contact for developers, project arborists, landscape contractors;
  • Uses GIS databases to research and understand development sites;
  • Participates in public outreach, education activities and events in the preparation and dissemination of educational brochures, leaflets and other media concerning trees, urban forests and related County programs and strategic plans;
  • Answers technical questions from the public, civic and homeowners associations, landscape contractors, landscape architects and designers, civil engineers, private arborists and foresters, other County agencies, the land development community, and the Board of Supervisors on forest conservation practices;
  • Assists in the investigation of hazardous tree complaints pursuant to the Health and Safety Menace Code;
  • Provides support for the Forest Pest Section during peak seasonal monitoring and treatment programs as needed;
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned to further the goals and objectives of the Department.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited two-year college with a degree in urban forestry, horticulture, environmental science, landscape design, agriculture or related field. Must possess a valid driver’s license;

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

Preferred Qualifications: Arborist certification issued by the International Society of Arboriculture; any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or University with a degree in urban forestry, horticulture, environmental science, landscape architecture, agriculture or related field.

To Apply: Send a copy of your resume to

Attn: Tiffany Thrasher

Closing Date: Open until filled

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job #: ELT-FCPA-19006
Salary: $11.50/hour, no benefits
Location: Frying Pan Farm Park Visitor Center, Herndon, VA
Schedule: Sundays, 10:30 am – 5 pm or as needed to accommodate Sunday rentals. 2-3 evenings per week, including some Friday evening rentals. Occasional Saturdays as needed.

Serves as the initial point of visitor contact for walk-in and phone inquiries at Frying Pan Farm Park’s historic Visitor Center. This position requires a self-motivated, independent worker with good interpersonal communication skills, the ability to multitask in a busy environment, and the ability to prioritize workload. This is a great fit for a second job or to work around a school schedule. Training provided.

Duties: Assists customers with questions. Processes class registrations. Schedules rentals. Monitors rentals and evening classes, and ensures compliance with facility rules. Light maintenance as needed. Works at site special events. Performs administrative, marketing and research tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Must be 21 years (minimum age) or older and possess a valid driver’s license. Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds unassisted or 55 pounds assisted. Proficient in Outlook, Microsoft Word and Excel. Must hear, see, speak and communicate fluently in English.

Special Qualifications: Will be required to pass a background check and driver’s license check. First Aid and CPR required within 90 days of employment.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in customer service and/or rental facility. First Aid and CPR certification. Multilingual (in English and other languages). Available to work the first full weekend in August.

To Apply: Send resume to For additional information, call 703-437-9101.

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