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 Schafrik,
Director

Non-Merit - Miscellaneous Professional

**All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.**

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.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status 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: DPWES – Wastewater Planning & Monitoring
Job#: ELT-DPWES-22007
Grade: S20
Salary: Minimum $24.9393 hourly / maximum $41.5651 benefit eligible. Starting salary for this position will not exceed the midpoint of the advertised salary range.
Location: Noman M. Cole Jr., Pollution Control Plant, Lorton, Virginia

This position will be open until filled.

The Fairfax County, Virginia, Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES) works to improve and enhance the lives of the county’s 1.1 million residents. DPWES’ working environment fosters innovative thinking, collaboration between agencies and the public, and cultivates employee’s skills through training, education, and mentoring. The Wastewater Management Business area within DPWES protects both the public’s health and the region’s water quality by ensuring the effective collection and treatment of wastewater.

DPWES’ Wastewater Planning and Monitoring Division is seeking an individual to conduct field inspections, investigations, and monitoring of industrial and commercial facilities that discharge to the sanitary sewer. Responsibilities in conducting inspections include compiling inspection notes and data, generating reports, maintaining databases, issuing corrective action requirements, and tracking compliance with federal, state, and county requirements and regulations at businesses.

Businesses inspected include food service establishments (FSEs), other food-oriented businesses, vehicle repair shops, breweries, dental clinics, and other industrial users of the County’s publicly owned treatment works.  Responsibilities in monitoring include maintaining field meters and sampling equipment, taking field measurements, collecting samples, documenting sample custody, interpreting and reporting results, and assessing discharge compliance with the county’s Code for Sanitary Sewers and Sewage Disposal and applicable regulations. Incumbent serves as the county’s primary liaison with FSEs, in assuring compliance with the code requirements for prevention of fats, oils and grease (FOG) discharge to the sanitary sewer system.

Successful candidate must be highly motivated and possess the skills necessary to work in a fast-paced collaborative team environment, communicate effectively and work cooperatively with business owners and the public, and manage and resolve difficult and/or controversial matters.

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 a field of study directly related to the industry being regulated such as engineering, architecture, urban planning, biological or environmental science, business, finance, political science, law enforcement, legal studies or a related field.

Special Requirements: General knowledge of the conveyance and treatment of wastewater. Ability to walk, negotiate or traverse property sites that may be undergoing construction or having terrain that is not level.  The ability to operate keyboard and touchscreen driven equipment (e.g., field meters, etc.). The ability to lift/carry, in cooperation with another employee, equipment weighing up to 60 lbs. and manhole covers.  The ability to work in environments with exposure to wastewater, chemicals, adverse weather, airborne substances, and loud noise and the ability to mitigate the effects of these conditions by the proper use of personal protective equipment and best management practices.

Wastewater Management positions are responsible for providing uninterrupted sewer service to residents during extreme inclement weather or other emergencies. As such, this position is subject to 24-hour on-call and may be required to report to work during extreme inclement weather or other emergencies, including after-hours and weekend work to fulfill emergency service duties.

This position requires possession of a valid Virginia driver’s license. The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

*Note: This position may not exceed 1,560 hours per year. The term may be extended depending on workload, performance, and availability of funds. 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. Should a permanent merit Code Specialist I position be created in the future, the limited-term incumbent will have the opportunity to apply for the position.

To apply: Email your resume to John.Furry@fairfaxcounty.gov or fax it to 703-653-1340.
 

Agency: Office of Human Rights and Equity Programs
Job#: ELT-OHREP-22000
Salary: up to $33.00/hour (grant funded)
Hours: 16 hours per week. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Schedule: Based on academic semester schedule.  16 hours per week for 14 weeks maximum
Location: Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 318, Fairfax, Va 22035

The Fairfax County Office of Human Rights and Equity Programs (OHREP) is dedicated to ensuring equal opportunity and promoting justice, diversity, and inclusiveness in the areas of housing and employment by protecting the civil rights of all in Fairfax County.     

OHREP is interested in hiring a Human Rights/Fair Housing law school Student Intern who is eager to learn about the County’s activities and commitment to enforce and maintain compliance with the federal and local fair housing and equal employment laws.  This is a limited-term exempt position.  Hours and duration of assignment are based on academic credit requirements of your university.  

OVERVIEW STATEMENT OF POSITION DUTIES
Under direct supervision, the intern shall perform the following duties and job functions:          

  • Assist in entering information to track human rights data
  • Conduct research regarding topical matters and related issues
  • Preparing documents related to human rights investigations
  • Conducting interviews
  • Provide paraprofessional support and assistance
  • Other duties as assigned

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Entering human rights data into electronic database
  • Perform research on human rights matters in support of various project initiatives
  • Prepare and assemble documents and materials for Human Rights Commission meetings
  • Assist staff with interview of walk-in clients and calls for clients seeking information and material about programs and services OHREP provides
  • Provide support with hard case file preparation and file and document management

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • 4 year / Bachelor's Degree (Required)
  • 1 year of law school (2 years preferred) (Required)

 
ACADEMIC CREDIT REQUIREMENTS:
OHREP will work with the successful candidate to ensure that the position meets requirements for university credit.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Must possess excellent communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate and convey information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Must possess optimal written skills.
  • Must possess accurate keyboard skills and familiarity with the basic computer software programs.
  • This is a grant funded position.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must possess accurate keyboard skills and the ability to conduct on-site intake interviews and outreach. Set-up, assemble, and provide materials required for on-site event.
  • All staff are required to be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
The appointee to the position must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check.

To apply, send your resume to: amanda.schlener@fairfaxcounty.gov 
 

Agency: Department of Human Resources
Job#: ELT-HR-21004
Salary: $20.00/hour
Hours: 15-20 hours per week. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Schedule: Part-time schedule for 900 hours per calendar year
Benefits: n/a
Location: Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 270, Fairfax, Va 22035

Under direction of the HR Central Supervisor/Countywide Awards Manager, serves as a customer service representative for the Department of Human Resources (DHR) Central front office. Assists with all daily functions of a high-demand, high-volume front reception desk, including answering and responding to calls, emails, and walk-in visitors in an accurate, efficient, professional and courteous manner.
Candidates in this position learn about all areas of human resources and are provided development opportunities to enhance their skills and understanding. There is a long tradition in DHR of developing part-time employees and preparing them to apply for full-time county human resources jobs. This position provides an opportunity for prospective or current students to explore career options, apply academic knowledge and skills to the workplace, gain career skills, build their resume and network with human resources staff across the county.

Key Duties: 
Serves as primary team member for high-volume front reception desk, answering and responding to calls and emails and assisting walk-in visitors.
Maintains front lobby and stock of front desk materials.
Provides administrative-level human resources assistance to include countywide awards/recognition programs, data analysis and compilation and special projects as assigned.
Provides backup support for specialty functions to ensure effective and seamless execution of all DHR duties.

Requirements: Applicants can be community college, undergraduate or graduate students with an interest in gaining knowledge about the field of human resources. High school graduates seeking human resources experience prior to undertaking business or human resources coursework are also encouraged to apply.

Necessary Special Requirements:
The appointee to the position must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check.
All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date.  Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. 

To apply, send your resume to: marlene.shifter@fairfaxcounty.gov
 

Agency: Health Department
Job #: ELT-HD-22XXX
Grade: S-25
Salary: Starting at $31.6096/hour, commensurate with experience
Location: Fairfax County Kelly Square Location

The Fairfax County Health Department (FCHD) is a progressive public health leader providing services that promote population health, protect public health and the environment, and ensure residents' access to health services and information. The FCHD is seeking a self-motivated, team-oriented Public Health Recruiter (PH) to support our ongoing Public Health Nurse growth by helping drive our recruitment strategies.

The PH Recruiter will focus on assisting hiring managers on attracting and efficiently hiring qualified, competent, experienced registered nurses and new-to-practice nurses.  This recruiter position will manage all facets of the Fairfax County and department recruitment processes. Works alongside program Subject Matter Experts developing and implementing effective recruit plans, position advertising and marketing, creating screening and interview benchmarks, and building integrated relationships. Will work with FCHD internal and external partners  to promote the agency’s hiring needs. Performs other HR Generalist support duties, as assigned.

Other duties include:

  • Act as a HR business partner SME to agency staff on recruitment/selection/hiring practices
  • Draft job ads and determine appropriate external sources to recruit qualified candidates
  • Create, analyze, and report on recruiting metrics; analyze recruitment, turnover and retention results for reporting to management.
  • Participates in the HR Team hiring/onboarding activities
  • Participates in implementing strategies to promote retention
  • Coordinates and attends recruitment events, either in-person or virtually, representing Fairfax County Health Department.
  • Develop and implement sourcing and recruitment strategies such advertising campaigns, realistic job previews, and job fairs (i.e., community, college/university)

Work schedule (on-site): Monday – Friday, with the ability to work evening or weekend hours, as needed. Must be able to travel to attend events within the Metro DC/Virginia/Maryland area.

Note: This is a non-merit E-status position. Cannot exceed 1560 hours per calendar year. Appointee is eligible for limited employee benefits (including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage) and participation in flexible spending programs, but not eligible to earn leave, holiday pay or retirement benefits.


Minimum Qualifications:
EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:  
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in human resource management, public administration, or a related field; plus, two years of professional-level human resources experience.

Certificates and Licenses Required: 
Valid motor vehicle driver's license.

Necessary 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, to the satisfaction of the employer. 
 
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Successful candidate should be well-rounded HR professional with a bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field, 
  • At least 1 year of healthcare or public health recruitment experience, focus on Public Health Nurse recruitment, a plus
  • Demonstrated success in managing complex and large-scale recruitment initiatives; 
  • Candidates should be organized, have exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills;
  • Ability to communicate effectively either verbal, written or presentation 
  • Models outstanding customer service skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative relationships;
  • Proven ability to multitask a diverse array of assignments with limited supervision;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and other information systems such as an electronic health records system

Physical Requirements:
Employee is required to walk, stand, sit, bend, kneel, reach, climb stairs and carry equipment or young children up to 25 pounds in weight. Uses hands to grasp, handle or feel. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor. Ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. Position frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing. Ability to drive a vehicle. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Selection Procedure:
Interview

To apply: Please complete the FCHD Non-merit application and submit this form and a resume to HDjobs@fairfaxcounty.gov, or fax to 703-653-9441, referencing the position title and job number.
 

Agency: Family Services
Job#: ELT-DFS-22013
Salary: Minimum hourly rate is $28.9789, but not exceeding $38.6389
Pay Grade: S24
Hours: see below
Location: PENNINO BUILDING, 12011 GOVERNMENT CENTER PKWY, FAIRFAX (EJ27)


Are you interested in using data to help make decisions to impact social change? If so, the Division of Domestic and Sexual Violence Services (DSVS) of the Department of Family Services (DFS) is seeking a Management Analyst II (MA II) to develop and maintain division-wide data that is used to inform decision-making. If you are looking to work in a diverse community to support individuals who have been affected by domestic and sexual violence, then this opportunity may be right for you. We invite you to learn more about DFS and its Mission, Vision, and Values by clicking here

ABOUT THE POSITION:
The MA II is a limited-term (E-Status) position. The person will work 20-30 hours per week (Monday through Friday), not to exceed 1,560 hours per calendar year. Incumbents in E-Status positions may elect to enroll in the medical (and vision) plan, the dental plan, Flexible Spending Accounts, and the deferred compensation plan. 

The functional areas of this position include analytical and technical work in data management, analysis, technology implementation, and program development; reporting of performance measures for internal and external clients; and quality assurance. 

Under general supervision of the Management Analyst III, the MA II performs the duties and responsibilities below:

  • Extracts, cleans, verifies, and stages data for use in regular data reports for internal and external audiences.
  • Designs instruments e.g., forms, computer screens, and surveys to collect data, and implements sound strategies and systems to collect information from various internal and external sources
  • Conducts quality assurance on data and systems changes
  • Identifies and recommends best practices in collecting, storing, and sharing data from different sources to evaluate outcomes.
  • Analyzes data with a focus on equity and equitable outcomes for clients.
  • Presents data using different visualization tools depending on the audience and program needs.
  • In collaboration with the MAIII, completes the following:  writes and revises program documentation, operating instructions, and training manuals for staff;  helps to train staff in the use of new forms, procedures and/or business processes; designs and generates regular operational, management, and ad hoc reports to impact organizational decision-making; conducts high level analysis of programmatic data to assist agency-wide outcome achievement efforts through trend analysis, plan development, gap identification and ongoing assessment; analyzes workflow, evaluates operations and defines and implements process improvement opportunities
  • Develops community measures in collaboration with community partners and assists in completion of community annual report
  • Serves as assistant to MAIII in providing informational resources, data analysis, quality assurance, grant reporting, and technical advising for internal and external customers
  • Perform other duties as assigned to support the department and/or division

Note: All Fairfax County Government employees are expected to adhere to the Standards of Conduct. In maintaining a drug free workplace, employees are prohibited from manufacturing, distributing, possessing, using or being under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs while at work or on county premises. 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to use software such as Excel, to clean, manipulate, verify, and stage data for analysis
  • Ability to develop and run queries, filters, and reports in identified software
  • Ability to analyze case level data and maintain confidentiality in alignment with applicable statutes
  • Ability to communicate to a wide variety of audiences to effectively convey key data points 
  • Ability to read, comprehend, apply and explain business material and complex policies and procedures
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Ability to manage competing priorities and work under a pressured environment
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with diverse team members and external partners

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:
MINIMIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in the field related to the assigned functional area; plus two years of professional work experience within the functional area.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Valid driver's license.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of one year experience in data management to include data cleaning, manipulation and processing, and data quality control 
  • Minimum of two years of experience using Microsoft Excel and/or other similar software to organize, edit and translate data into reporting formats
  • Demonstrated ability to extract data from multiple data systems and learn new software programs to produce data reports as needed, such as Excel, Power BI, ARC-GIS and other reporting tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn about interpersonal violence, health and human services, and the implications of privacy and security in data collection.
  • Demonstrated ability to use data to show findings, recommendations, or policies.

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

This position is considered essential personnel and will be required to report to work during times designated countywide as approved for unscheduled leave regardless of the emergency situation (i.e., weather, transportation, other disaster).
All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. Ability to use automated technology to access, input, retrieve, and process information. Must be able to transport self to different worksites or locations, as needed. Employee may be required to lift up to 15 lbs. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview and may include practical exercise.

To apply: Submit résumé to Laura Haggerty-Lacalle at laura.haggerty-lacalle@fairfaxcounty.gov by closing date.
 

Agency: Department of Neighborhood and Community Services
Job#: ELT-NCS-22004
Salary: $13.8069 per hour
Status: Non-merit, benefits eligible*
Hours: This position is scheduled to work 36.4 hours biweekly not to exceed 900 hours per calendar year. There is no guarantee of a minimum number of hours. Appointees are required to work a flexible schedule.
Location: Gum Springs Children Center Head Start 8100 Forson Rd. Alexandria VA 22306
                 
Under the supervision of the Child Care Specialist III, provides supervision for children under their care. Develop Age-Appropriate experiential activities and adjusts the environment according to children's individual needs. Follow all procedures for the prevention of health hazards and ensures the safety of children. Performs developmental screenings and assessments as needed. Assists in the preparation of documentation for local agency, state licensing and federal Head Start performance standards. Interacts with county staff, citizens, and members of the community.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to a Child Development Associates in Early Childhood Education, (CDA-Preschool), or course work in early childhood, 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. 

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 tuberculosis (TB).

*Note: 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: Please submit your resume via email to Sheila Gordon
dysheilava.gordon@fairfaxcounty.gov or mail to:
Sheila Gordon
Gum Springs Children Center Head Start 
8100 Fordson Rd.
Alexandria VA 22306
Position open until filled  

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or religious reasons will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Otherwise, vaccinated employees will complete the attestation online in the first day of employment.
 

Agency: Land Development Services
Job#: ELT-LDS-22000
Grade: S13
Salary: $17.3719 - $28.9535 Hourly
Schedule: Hours per week: 30, weeks per year: 52
Emergency Service Personnel: Yes
Exposure Risk Level: Medium

Under the supervision of a 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 / from construction sites, offsite meetings, training and/or conferences. Performs other duty 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 requirements, including but not limited to emergency management and safety related courses.
Attend meetings or training sessions; meet with customers; jobsite visits; ride in vehicle with other employees.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Driver's License - Required
  • Residential Building Inspector -Required within 18 months
  • Residential Mechanical Inspector-Required within 18 months
  • Certification of completion of 2 years of technical/vocational school or 2 years of construction experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in MS Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in using Outlook 
  • Excellent customer service skills

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

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

Special Requirements:
Appointee is required to complete a driving record check, a criminal background check, and a pre-employment physical to the satisfaction of the employer.

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.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

To Apply: Submit your resume to Norm Carlson at Norm.Carlson@fairfaxcounty.gov
 

Agency: DPWES – Wastewater Planning & Monitoring
Job#: ELT-DPWES-22001
Grade: S20
Salary: Minimum $23.98 hourly / Maximum $39.96 benefit eligible
Location: Noman M. Cole Jr., Pollution Control Plant, Lorton, Virginia

This position will be open until filled.

This position is part of the Environmental Services Monitoring Branch and is physically located at the Noman M. Cole Pollution Control Plant in Lorton, Virginia. Follows EPA approved methods and protocols and prepares environmental samples collected from a variety of sample matrices for laboratory analysis in accordance with the laboratory's quality system and VELAP certification. Routinely uses sophisticated instrumentation including Flow Injector Analyzers and spectrophotometers to perform analysis specified in 40 CRF Part 136. Routinely conducts analysis such as alkalinity, BOD, chloride, COD, E.Coli, conductivity, cyanide, nitrogen, oil and grease, pH, phenol, phosphorus, protozoan and bacterial characterizations, and dissolved and suspended solids testing in ash, compost, groundwater, leachate, sludge, surface water and wastewater. Reviews, validates and submits completed analytical results into the Laboratory Information Management System. As a member of a team-oriented program, contributes and participates on job-related teams as needed. Writes reports, develops and updates standard operation procedures and performs related duties as required: duties are performed under general supervision. May be exposed to water pollutants/pathogens, airborne substance/hazards, fumes and/or noxious odors, toxic/caustic chemicals, dust/pollen, wet /humid conditions and loud noises.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to Graduation from an accredited four year college or a university with a degree in chemistry, biology or related science; plus one year of directly related experience.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED: 
A valid driver's license.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a pre-employment physical examination, and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience performing instrumental analysis in an environmental laboratory. Experience with laboratory instrumentation. Ability to evaluate and interpret data and prepare reports. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 
Occasionally lift/carry, in cooperation with another employee, equipment weighting up to 50 pounds. Occasionally work in environments with exposure to water pollutants/pathogens, airborne substances/hazards and loud noise. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

*Note: This position may not exceed 1,560 hours per year. The term may be extended depending on workload, performance, and availability of funds. 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. Should a permanent merit Environmental Technologist I position be created in the future, the limited-term incumbent will have the opportunity to apply for the position.

To apply: Email your resume to michael.mueller@fairfaxcounty.gov or fax it to 703-653-7016.
 

Agency: Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court
Job#: ELT-JDR-21005  
Salary: $23.9778/hour (Grade S20)
Location: Supervised Visitation and Exchange Program
Schedule: Evening-2:30-8:30 pm –Saturday & Sunday 9am-6pm May include some holiday hours. 
Hours: These positions are exempt-benefits eligible (Status E) positions and may not exceed 1,560 hours in a 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 sick or annual leave or receive holiday pay. 

Under the general supervision of the Program Manager and Assistant Program Manager, this position will monitor/supervise families during visitations and exchanges while providing support to the case managers working with the families enrolled in the program. Enrolled families have been court ordered to participate in the program for supervised visitation in domestic relations cases. This position requires evening, weekend and daytime hours on a rotating scheduled basis.  

Expected Duties -

  • Attend training each year that includes county, agency and program training.  
  • Provide supervision during visits and exchanges that are in accordance with the court order and in a manner that ensures physical and emotional safety for the parents and children.  Supervision is to be conducted in an environment that supports neutrality, safety and is trauma informed.  
  • Modeling appropriate parenting responses when clients are present.  Using positive parenting approaches, active listening and motivational interviewing skills while redirecting behavior or conversations that are not in accordance with the program policies.
  • The ability to account for inclusivity and culturally awareness during visitations to help support a welcoming and safe environment for individuals using the center.  Must be able to work with interpreters and work with a diverse population.
  • Ensuring that the visitation center is clean, safe and friendly.  Monitoring toys and supplies for safety hazards.  This includes participating in cleaning before and after each shift and a deep cleaning of the center once per quarter. Implementing health and hygiene practices that are like traditional education or childcare settings.
  • Developing awareness of equipment, games, crafts and activities that are available at the center for parents to use during visitation.  Utilizing an awareness of child development and attachment issues and the ability to assist in redirecting children while supporting resiliency connections.
  • Filing, answering program inquiry calls, updating data base, monitoring family files for accuracy and compliance with program standards. Maintaining accurate visitation notes for issues and incidents that may arise. 
  • May be required to testify accurately in court in the event of a subpoena. 
  • The ability to navigate technology successfully to assist with recording data, sending clients information, and support training opportunities.
  • The development of at least one training or research project that will be beneficial to the program’s mission per year.
  • Works with direct supervisor to implement strategies developed to improve program operations.
  • Participate in staff meetings and check-ins.  Voice concerns related to service delivery for families and safety issues that may impact staff or families using the program.

The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of child development, family dynamics, parenting skills and discipline approaches. Candidates should be willing to develop an understanding of the impacts of trauma, domestic violence and conflict on relationships. Additionally, they should have knowledge and awareness of mental health issues and the impact of substance abuse on the ability to parent. Candidates must have an interest in learning about best practice initiatives, policy development and adhere to program guidelines. The ability to seek supervision on a regular basis and work shifts as scheduled that include weekend and evening hours is required for this position.  

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor degree or higher in Behavior Sciences, Human Services, Social Work, Criminal Justice or Public Administration. Fourth year college student with one or more years of work experience with children or adolescent groups may be substituted for the one year of academic credit towards a bachelor's degree. 

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with volunteers, community partners and assisting in evidence-based program development is preferred. Experience with implementing court orders, providing written and verbal court reports is preferred. Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Access, Share Point, experience with JSVS and other database programs
Bilingual in English and one of the following languages: Spanish, Korean, Farsi, Vietnamese and Arabic.

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 and check of the Child Protective Services Registry and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer as a condition of hiring and periodically thereafter. Must possess a valid driver’s license. 

To Apply: Resume can be emailed to lori.wymore-kirkland@fairfaxcounty.gov mailed or faxed to: 
Supervised Visitation & Exchange
Attention: Lori Wymore-Kirkland

4000 Chain Bridge Rd
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
Phone: 703-246-2378
Fax: 703-273-1293 
 

Agency: Land Development Services
Job#: ELT-LDS-21005
Salary: $18.20 - $30.33 Hourly
Grade: S14 
Hours: 30 hours per week between the hours of M-F: 8am to 4pm, as assigned

Under the supervision of the Customer Experience Team Manager, provide customer service assistance and support through the Customer Experience Team center. Answer customer calls, facilitate appointments, track customer data. Attend meetings in person and/or virtually, as assigned. Maintain familiarity with general agency practices, policies, webpages, and other customer resources to provide effective guidance to customers. Comply with Land Development Services' safety programs 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. Familiarity with the Land Development industry and permitting process
  3. Proficient in using MS Outlook Calendar 
  4. 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 or in a vocational trade.
 
Special Requirements: 
The appointee to the position will be required to complete a criminal background check. 

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. 

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.
 
To Apply: Submit your resume to Michael.Antonowics@fairfaxcounty.gov 
 

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