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 - 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.

Agency: Land Development Services
Job#: ELT-LDS-19001
Salary: $17.20 - $28.67 Hourly
Grade: S13
Location: Herrity Building (B-2), 12055 Government Center Pkwy, Fairfax (EJ26)

Under the supervision of the Supervising Combination Inspector, Building Inspections Branch, Land Development Services, performs multi-disciplinary residential inspections on decks and small appliances. Examines and evaluates building and mechanical systems of residential construction for conformance to the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC). Handles all administrative work related to inspections. Position requires incumbent to operate a motor vehicle to drive to/from construction sites, offsite meetings, training and/or conferences. Performs other duties as assigned to further the goals and objectives of the department. Complies with the department’s safety program and guidelines. Complies with county, agency and job specific training requirements, including but not limited to emergency management and safety related courses.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Proficiency in MS Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  2. Excellent oral and written communication skills
  3. Excellent customer service skills

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to: high school graduation or a GED issued by a state department of education.
  2. Certification of completion of 2 years of technical/vocational school or 2 years of construction experience.
  3. Possession of a valid motor vehicle driver’s license.
  4. Must obtain the following certifications by the International Code Council or Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development within 18 months of hire:
    1. Residential Building Inspector
    2. Residential Mechanical Inspector

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

Physical Requirements:

  1. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds with assistance.
  2. Ability to operate keyboard-driven equipment.
  3. Ability to work in adverse weather.
  4. Ability to climb step ladders and ladders up to 40 feet with required safety equipment.
  5. Ability to crawl, crouch, stoop and work in uncomfortable conditions.
  6. Ability to walk/traverse through and over various terrain.
  7. Ability to climb multiple levels of stairs.
  8. Ability to reach with arms extended above the head.
  9. Ability to go up and down steep inclines.
  10. Ability to walk and adequately maneuver in an outside/inside environment.

Note:*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, and participation in flexible spending programs but are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

To Apply: Submit your resume and three professional references to Scott Verbel at Scott.Verbel@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Agency: Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, Capital Facilities
Job#: ELT-DPWES-19000
Salary: $34/hour – $50, benefits eligible*

The Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES) is a comprehensive organization working to improve and enhance the lives of the county’s 1.1 million residents. The DPWES working environment fosters innovative thinking, collaboration between agencies and the public, and cultivates employee’s skills through training, education, and mentoring. DPWES designs, implements, and maintains capital projects, while protecting our natural resources. The Fairfax County Streetlight Engineering Team of DPWES is seeking an individual to meet the description below.

As a member of the streetlight engineering team, provides streetlight review of development plans, administration, coordination, and implementation of the Capital Facilities portion of the Fairfax County Streetlight Program to include: serving as a point of contact for daily coordination with Land Development Services (LDS), developers, and electric utility companies on the installation of streetlights. Participates in the reviews and preparation of streetlight designs to ensure most cost-effective layout is provided with Board approved criteria, Fairfax County Public Facilities Manual (PFM) regulations, and standards and engineering practices. Assists the Senior Engineer and Branch Chief in providing technical expertise on streetlight issues and on new lighting technologies. Utilizes the Streetlights GIS layer using ArcGIS to edit and view data. Maintains and updates streetlight computer information to track encumbrances, expenditures, payments and to provide current project status. Prepares correspondence, addresses citizen issues and concerns, reviews and provides input on requests to waive PFM Streetlight requirements. Arranges and conducts citizen meetings and participates in public hearings related to streetlight issues. Conducts field work as necessary to coordinate development streetlight projects with utility companies and to verify plan information. Assists the Senior Engineer on other administration duties and performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, training and experience equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technologies with a bachelor’s degree in the civil or electrical engineering field, plus four years of progressively responsible professional experience in the civil or electrical engineering field.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with major course work in civil or electrical engineering or related field plus five years of progressively responsible project management experience in the transportation engineering design and construction field. Outstanding oral and written communications skills. Experience in the engineering design to provide lighting of roadways (streetlights), pedestrian walkways and parking facilities. Experience in the use of computer applications and software associated with the analysis of streetlight illumination engineering and the associated photometric computations. Experience in the use of ArcGIS and AutoCAD.

Note: *This position may not exceed 1,560 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.

Special Requirements: Possession of a valid driver’s license. The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Selection Procedure: Panel interview.

Resumes should be sent to: Leo J. Ratchford at Leo.Ratchford@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Agency: Fire and Rescue
Job#: ELT-FRD-19000
Location: Fire and Rescue Academy

The Volunteer Fire and Rescue Training program (VFRTP) has a number of vacancies for the Instructor III position at the Fire and Rescue Academy (FRA). Instructors provide certified instruction for FRA sponsored training activities. The Volunteer Training 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 or the Volunteer Liaison (Community Emergency Response Team [CERT] program manager).

The Instructor III 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
  • 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.
  • Delivery of NFPA 1001 Fire Fighter I and II certification classroom and practical skills training.
  • Overseeing and conducting live fire training exercises.
  • Delivery of suppression related training to incumbent firefighters.
  • Operating Fire and Rescue Academy vehicles and equipment.
  • Lead and assist in the delivery of entry level Fire and Rescue Academy training, Level 1.
  • Work as an assistant with EVOC practical testing.
  • Assisting in various special training projects for volunteer training.

Minimum Qualifications:

For Firefighter and EMT Instructor:

  • VA EMT-B or higher, with at least two years’ experience as an EMS provider.
  • NFPA 1001 Fire Fighter I/II with at least 2 years active minimum staffing experience.
  • NFPA 1041 Instructor I certified.
  • VDFP-FST NFPA 1403 Awareness.
  • VDFP-FST NFPA 1001-08 Firefighter I and II Train the Trainer.
  • VDFP-FST Mayday Awareness Train the Trainer.

For EMT Instructor:

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

For CERT Instructor:

  • VA EMT-B or higher, with at least two years of 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.
  • Proven ability as a lead instructor.
  • NFPA 1041 Instructor II certification.
  • Driver Pump Operator VDFP certification or Fairfax County equivalent.
  • National Fire Academy Incident Safety Officer.
  • 1403 Compliance officer.

To Apply: Submit your resume via email to James Hedrick, Volunteer Training Coordinator at James.Hedrick@fairfaxcounty.gov by August 30, 2019. 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 Procedures and will consist of a resume review, 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.


Please note the Instructor III position is a non-merit job position with no fringe benefits such as leave, health insurance or retirement. In addition, Fairfax County Government limits all exempt part-time employees to a maximum of 900 hours annually unless specified in the job announcement.


The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer that abides by federal, state, and county laws and ordinances and therefore does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment based on the employee’s or applicant’s age, race, color, religion, sex, creed, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, union or political affiliation, veterans’ status, disabled veterans’ status, or any other factor or any other characteristic now or hereafter protected by federal, state or county law unrelated to the impartial conduct of county business. All personnel shall be fully aware of their roles and responsibilities regarding compliance to Equal Opportunity Laws, Fairfax County Procedural Memorandums, departmental Standard Operating Procedures, and rules and regulations.

Agency: Cable and Consumer Services
Job#: ELT-DCCS-19000
Salary: $23.25 - $38.75/hr.

Fairfax County Government TV seeking freelance Assistant Producer 20 hours per week. Assists in research, scriptwriting, field production, operation of studio equipment including switcher and character generator, camera operations for government access video productions, and some editing. Requires BA/BS Communication, journalism, or related field, plus at least 2 yrs. television production experience.

Email resume to: Patrick.Balsamo@FairfaxCounty.gov; or mail to Production Manager, Communications Productions Division, Suite 133, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035-0049.

 

Agency: Land Development Services
Job#: ELT-FCPA-19011
Salary: $17.65 - $29.41 Hourly
Hours: Monday to Friday – Bi Weekly Rotating Schedule 7:30am to 1:30pm or 10:00am to 4:00pm
Location: HERRITY BUILDING (B-2), 12055 GOVERNMENT CENTER PKWY, FAIRFAX (EJ26)

Under the supervision of the Engineer Technician II, Inspections Branch, accepts and processes a high volume of request for inspections for residential/commercial building and critical structure, electrical, plumbing, mechanical and household appliance permits in the Fairfax Inspections Database Online, (FIDO). Confirms with other agencies of zoning setback and building height certification approvals. Accepts and processes requests for Residential Use Permits inspections into FIDO, coordinating with other county agencies and departments. Responds to citizen’s requests for information about the permit and inspection process and/or refers questions to appropriate county personnel. Retrieves permits and inspections records. Informs public of the proper usage of the Fido website and internet inspection scheduling system. Processes various types of third-party inspection results via electronic data bases. Coordinates and schedules various inspections related to the commercial and residential building process. Processing of Cross Connections Test Forms, 10/30 day letter notices and monthly reports. Other duties as assigned. Complies with LDS’s safety programs and guidelines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Proficiency in MS Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  2. Excellent typing, editing, and proofreading skills
  3. Excellent oral and written communication skills
  4. Proficient in using MS Outlook Calendar
  5. Excellent customer service skills

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to: High school graduation or a GED issued by a state department of education with coursework in mathematics, algebra, and/or physical science.

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

Note: This position may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year. Individuals in these positions are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay. This position does not offer health benefits.

To Apply: Submit your resume and three professional references to Shaun Mclellan at Shaun.Mclellan@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Agency: Department of Planning and Zoning
Job#: ELT-DPZ-19000
Salary: Up to $28.10 /hour, benefit eligible

Hours: Part-Time, Exempt position, 30 hours per week, limited to 1560 hours per calendar year

Work Description: Serves as a limited-term heritage resources planner, and directly supports the department's heritage resources work. Works directly with heritage resources staff. Primary responsibilities include: research, data entry, mapping, survey preparation and implementation, support and preparation for community work group meetings, and for Architectural Review Board meetings and History Commission meetings as needed. Performs other duties as assigned. It is anticipated that this work assignment will be completed by the end of September 2019.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university in a heritage resources field; plus three years of experience in a planning-related field. A master’s degree may be substituted for one year of the required experience. The years of experience should include a minimum of two years of experience in the specific area of assignment, e.g. heritage resources planning.

Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in historic preservation, architectural history, historical architecture, or closely related field. Progressively responsible professional experience in heritage resources planning. Experience with project and design review in historic districts. Understanding of the role of local historic district regulations in land use planning. Experience performing research and writing technical reports for regulatory boards. Knowledge and understanding of the purpose and use of design guidelines in historic districts. Ability to handle multiple deadlines. Experience using word processing, database and GIS software. Experience working in a local government planning office and supporting public boards and commissions. Experience with Section 106 review, and local, state and national historic registers.

Note: This position may be filled at a Planner I or Planning Tech I level and their corresponding hourly rates dependent on applicant response.

Selection Procedure: Evaluation of relevant education and experience. Panel interview of top rated applicants. Applicant may be asked to respond to questions in writing and/or provide samples of work.

Note: Individual must be willing to participate in work assignments and meetings during the evening hours. Finalist may be interviewed by the Director, Planning Division.

How To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to the address below or to dpzmail@fairfaxcounty.gov with the subject line: Attn: Heritage Resources Limited Term Planner Position

Deadline: Applications must be received by Friday, May 17, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

Fairfax County Department of Planning and Zoning - Planning Division
Attention: Heritage Resources Limited Term Planner Position
12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 730, Fairfax, VA 22035

Job Type: PT Hourly W BN

Agency: DPWES Wastewater Management
Job#: ELT-DPWES-18027
Salary: $21.18 - $28.25 Hourly

Location: Wastewater Collection Division (WCD), 6000 Freds Oak Rd, Burke (FL06), Virginia

Description: Wastewater Collection Division (WCD) is seeking a part-time team member to assist in maintaining instrumentation equipment related to the County’s wastewater Pumping Stations group. Duties include but are not limited to: maintaining open & closed channel wastewater flow metering equipment, programmable logic controllers, communication equipment, pressure transmitters & ups equipment. Performs other duties as required. Duties are performed under direct supervision.

This position is an exempt positon with limited benefits and limited to 1560 hours per year.

Preferred Qualifications:  Course work in instrumentation/electrical/electronic technology or related field. Participating in an apprenticeship program in instrumentation, electrical or ISA certification. Experience working in a wastewater environment. Experience troubleshooting and repairing electrical & instrumentation control systems. Instrumentation technician experience. Must have knowledge and ability to use personal protective equipment to safely perform required duties. Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Licenses and Certifications Required:  A valid driver’s license is required

Special Requirements: Appointees to these positions will be required to complete a criminal background check and medical examination to the satisfaction of the employer prior to appointment. The appointee must also provide a satisfactory official certified driving transcript from the state of his residence.

Physical Requirements: The appointee may be required to enter permitted confined spaces, using an OSHA, certified non-entry retrieval system, which includes a safety harness with a weight restriction of 310 pounds.

Please send resumes to Kenneth.Hults@fairfaxcounty.gov or Gerges.abdou@fairfaxcounty.gov

 

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 Teri.Tucker@fairfaxcounty.gov. For additional information, call 703-437-9101.

Part-Time Position* (20 - 32 hours/week)

Building Design Branch, Project Manager (Architect, Civil Engineer, Structural Engineer, Mechanical Engineer or Electrical Engineer)

Agency: Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, Capital Facilities
Job#: ELT-DPWES-18026
Salary: $33 to $45/hour, benefits eligible*
Hours: Part-Time Position* (20 - 32 hours/week)

The DPWES Building Design and Construction Division, Building Design Branch, is seeking an architect, civil engineer, structural engineer, mechanical engineer or electrical engineer acting as the Fairfax County project manager for renovation, expansion, or new building projects.  This position provides overall project management for the development of a wide variety of county building projects, including fire stations, libraries, police stations, community centers, administrative offices, and vehicle maintenance facilities.

Responsibilities include: negotiating and managing architect/engineer contacts; assuring that projects are executed within established budgets and schedules; coordinating Using Agency requirements into the construction documents; ensuring customer satisfaction and facilitating quality control of construction documents. The successful applicant must be highly motivated; possess the skills necessary to work in a fast-paced collaborative team environment; and be oriented toward providing outstanding customer service to end users and project stakeholders.

The Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES) is a comprehensive organization working to improve and enhance the lives of the county’s 1.1 million residents. The DPWES working environment fosters innovative thinking, collaboration between agencies and the public, and cultivates employee’s skills through training, education, and mentoring. DPWES designs, implements, and maintains capital projects, while protecting our natural resources.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from a four-year college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technologies with a bachelor’s degree in the appropriate engineering or architectural field; plus four years of progressively responsible professional experience in the appropriate field.

Licensures/Certifications: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.  Also a driver’s license is required for this position.

*Note: This position may not exceed 1,560 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.

To apply: Email your resume to Amy.Cartwright@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Agency: Fairfax- Falls Church Community Service Board
Job#: ELT-CSB-18021
Salary: $37.469 – $49.9591/ hour
Hours: 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., 6 hrs.
Location: Pennino Building

This position is part of the financial management team supporting the Fairfax‐Falls Church Community Services Board ﴾CSB﴿ and working closely with senior department and fiscal management, as well as, local, federal, and state stakeholders. Performs quantitative and impact analysis of program budgets, mandates, multi‐jurisdictional fiscal plans and performance measures. Participates with the preparation of budget reviews, including forecasting, trend analysis; monitoring relevant policies and governing regulations; and estimating the potential fiscal and policy impacts on programs. Reconciles monthly postings and makes necessary journal entries. Reviews and approves procurement and financial encumbrances and payments. Ensures compliance with county, state, and federal policies, regulations, grant and audit requirements. Successfully resolves problems in a team‐based environment and balances multiple priorities and tasks to meet established deadlines.

Minimum Qualifications - Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in accounting; or a bachelor's degree in business administration or related field that has been supplemented by at least six credit hours of basic accounting principles and concepts; plus two years of professional-level finance or business administration experience. A master's degree in a related field or CPA may substitute for one year of experience.

Preferred Qualifications - Requires strong analytical, computer, oral and written communication skills, as well as, significant expertise with governmental budgeting, accounting, procurement, financial management, program support, and policy analysis. Degree and/or experience in public administration, public management, managing multiple funding streams, and monitoring and projecting revenues and expenditures. Experience in financial audits and grant reporting. Considerable experience using Microsoft Office Suite computer software, particularly Excel; and governmental accounting and financial systems.

To Apply – Please send your resumes to Robyn Fontaine at Robyn.Fontaine@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

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 Position* (20 - 30 Hours/Week)

Agency:Capital Facilities, Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES), Building Design and Construction Division (BDCD)
Department: Building Design and Construction Division
Job#: ELT-DPWES-18024
Salary: $34 – $56 – Grade S28 Benefit Eligible*
Schedule:Part-Time, Exempt position scheduled for 30 hours per week.

Job Description:
The DPWES Building Design and Construction Division, Building Construction Branch, is seeking a self-directed and motivated individual with a degree and professional registration in architecture, civil, structural, mechanical or electrical engineering acting as the owner’s representative for the construction or renovation of complex capital building projects. This position provides overall construction management of a wide variety of county building projects, including fire stations, libraries, police stations, community centers, administrative offices, and vehicle maintenance facilities.

Responsibilities include: prequalifying contractors, performing QC reviews of bidding documents; bidding and evaluating bids; claim avoidance; negotiating change orders and managing the construction process; assuring that projects are completed within established budgets and schedules; ensuring customer satisfaction and ensuring construction quality and conformance to construction documents and closing out construction contracts through the warranty period. The successful applicant must be highly motivated; possess the skills necessary to work in a fast-paced collaborative team environment; and be oriented toward providing outstanding customer service to end users and project stakeholders.

The Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES) is a comprehensive organization working to improve and enhance the lives of the county’s 1.1 million residents. The DPWES working environment fosters innovative thinking, collaboration between agencies and the public, and cultivates employee’s skills through training, education, and mentoring. DPWES designs, implements, and maintains capital projects, while protecting our natural resources

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from a four-year college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technologies with a bachelor’s degree in the appropriate engineering or architectural field; plus four years of progressively responsible professional experience in the appropriate field. Must be a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect. Must be able to traverse the rough terrain of construction sites and be able to climb ladders and stairs.

Licensures/Certifications: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer. Also a driver’s license is required for this position.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques relating to construction project management and contract administration;
  • Ability to review construction documents, designs and proposals for costs, design requirements and compatibility with county standards, guides and operational needs;
  • Ability to meet and interact with the public.

To Apply: Send your resume to Christopher.smith@fairfaxcounty.gov.

*Note: This position is scheduled to work 30 hours per week (not to 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.

Part-Time Position* (20 - 30 Hours/Week)

Agency:Capital Facilities, Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES), Building Design and Construction Division (BDCD)
Department: Building Design and Construction Division
Job#: ELT-DPWES
Salary: $33 - $53 – Grade S27 Benefit Eligible*
Schedule:Part-Time, Exempt position scheduled for 30 hours per week.

Job Description:
The DPWES Building Design and Construction Division, Building Construction Branch, is seeking a person with a degree in architecture, civil, structural, mechanical or electrical engineering acting as the owner’s representative for the construction or renovation of capital building projects. This position provides overall construction management of a wide variety of county building projects, including fire stations, libraries, police stations, community centers, administrative offices, and vehicle maintenance facilities.

Responsibilities include: prequalifying contractors, performing QC reviews of bidding documents; bidding and evaluating bids; claim avoidance; negotiating change orders and managing the construction process; assuring that projects are completed within established budgets and schedules; ensuring customer satisfaction and ensuring construction quality and conformance to construction documents and closing out construction contracts through the warranty period. The successful applicant must be highly motivated; possess the skills necessary to work in a fast-paced collaborative team environment; and be oriented toward providing outstanding customer service to end users and project stakeholders.

The Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES) is a comprehensive organization working to improve and enhance the lives of the county’s 1.1 million residents. The DPWES working environment fosters innovative thinking, collaboration between agencies and the public, and cultivates employee’s skills through training, education, and mentoring. DPWES designs, implements, and maintains capital projects, while protecting our natural resources

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from a four-year college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technologies with a bachelor’s degree in the appropriate engineering or architectural field; plus four years of progressively responsible professional experience in the appropriate field. Must be able to traverse the rough terrain of construction sites and be able to climb ladders and stairs.

Licensures/Certifications: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer. Also a driver’s license is required for this position.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques relating to construction project management and contract administration;
  • Ability to review construction documents, designs and proposals for costs, design requirements and compatibility with county standards, guides and operational needs;
  • Ability to meet and interact with the public.

To Apply: Send your resume to Christopher.smith@fairfaxcounty.gov.

*Note: This position is scheduled to work 30 hours per week (not to 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.

Agency: Library
Job#: ELT-FCPL-18002
Salary: $23.7404/hour (Grade S20)
Hours: (see below)
Location:12000 Fairfax Parkway, Suite 329, Fairfax, VA 22035.

Library Information Assistant. Provides county-wide outreach and in-library programming and events for school-age youth and teens to promote reading, educational resources and library use. Schedules visits and presents programs at schools, with homeschool groups and at education-focused community organizations. Assists the Youth and Teen Services Coordinator in supporting the needs of staff, volunteers and customers. Incumbent must have written and verbal fluency in Spanish.

Work Schedule:  Work schedule is 30 hours/week, Monday-Saturday between the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Regular evening work and work scheduled during out of school time will be required. Flexibility within these days and hours will be required, but these positions will generally not require morning work.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: graduation from an accredited four-year college or university plus two years of experience working in a library, bookstore, educational or research setting.

Preferred Qualifications:  Knowledge of principles of youth development and community engagement.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to meet and provide information service to customers of all ages;
  • Ability to work with other employees;
  • Ability to learn new procedures and resources;
  • Ability to communicate verbally in order to answer reference questions and provide reading guidance;
  • Ability to understand and interpret policies;
  • Ability to carry out objectives under supervision;
  • Ability to promote interest in library services;
  • Ability to carry out objectives under supervision;
  • Ability to plan and provide community-oriented library programs and outreach.
  • Ability to plan and provide youth-oriented library programs and outreach.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stoop, bend, and reach;
  • Ability to be physically active and stand for up to 3 hours;
  • Ability to lift up to 10 lbs.;
  • Incumbent must be able to travel to various locations throughout Fairfax County;
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

Selection Procedure: Evaluation of relevant education and experience. Panel interview. Finalist candidate must pass a Spanish written and verbal examination to the satisfaction of the employer.

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

Note: This position is exempt benefits-eligible and the incumbent may opt to enroll in benefits such as health insurance, dental insurance and flexible spending accounts. This position is not eligible for benefits such as leave, paid holidays and retirement.

To Apply: Please send complete resume to Hallie Jackson, hallie.jackson@fairfaxcounty.gov.

FAIRFAX COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, YOUTH AND TEEN SERVICES
Hallie Jackson, Youth and Teen Services Manager
Phone:  703-324-2798

Post Date: 01/08/2019

Agency: Facilities Management Department
Job#: ELT-FMD-17000
Hours: Part-time, exempt position scheduled for 30 hours per week
Location: Fairfax Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax County, VA, 22035

Work Description: Under the guidance and general direction of a Space Planner II and/or Assistant Director of Design, Engineering and Construction plans and directs non-capital space management projects to include design and construction activities for space alterations, space modifications, systems reconfiguration and relocations.  Projects may require modification of critical building subsystems to include one or more of the following fields: HVAC, plumbing, electrical, life safety systems, and/or building envelope systems.  Primary responsibilities are to ensure the timely completions of projects assigned, consistent with quality standards of the Facilities Management Department (FMD) and industry standards, as well as, ensuring projects are financially and operationally viable and completed in a cost-efficient manner.

Preferred Qualifications: Degree in architecture, interior design, space planning or construction administration. Knowledge of the use of automated design systems and tools, including AutoCAD. Ability to create or modify commercial facility space plans, drawings or schematics independently.

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

Necessary Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, and a driving records check to the satisfaction of the employer. Also a driver’s license is required for this position.

Note: This position is scheduled to work 30 hours per week (not to 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. 

To Apply: Send your resume to Sharon Wiseman at Sharon.Wiseman@fairfaxcounty.gov or fax to 703-324-1025 ATTN: Sharon Wiseman

Agency: Facilities Management Department
Job#: ELT-FMD-17000
Hours: Part-time, exempt position scheduled for 30 hours per week
Location: Fairfax Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax County, VA, 22035

Work Description: Under the guidance and general direction of a Space Planner II and/or Assistant Director of Design, Engineering and Construction plans and directs non-capital space management projects to include design and construction activities for space alterations, space modifications, systems reconfiguration and relocations.  Projects may require modification of critical building subsystems to include one or more of the following fields: HVAC, plumbing, electrical, life safety systems, and/or building envelope systems.  Primary responsibilities are to ensure the timely completions of projects assigned, consistent with quality standards of the Facilities Management Department (FMD) and industry standards, as well as, ensuring projects are financially and operationally viable and completed in a cost-efficient manner.

Preferred Qualifications: Degree in architecture, interior design, space planning or construction administration. Knowledge of the use of automated design systems and tools, including AutoCAD. Ability to create or modify commercial facility space plans, drawings or schematics independently.

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

Necessary Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, and a driving records check to the satisfaction of the employer. Also a driver’s license is required for this position.

Note: This position is scheduled to work 30 hours per week (not to 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. 

To Apply: Send your resume to Sharon Wiseman at Sharon.Wiseman@fairfaxcounty.gov or fax to 703-324-1025 ATTN: Sharon Wiseman