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

**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.**

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.

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 status as a veteran 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: CSB
Job#: ELT-CSB-21018
Salary: $21.8504 - $36.4174hour
Hours: Hours per Week: <20; Weeks per year: 52

Assist with the coordination of the CSB VIVA! (Valued Intern & Volunteer in Action) program of CSB-wide multiple functions related to internships and volunteerisms to support the CSB mission and vision. Support VIVA program's recruitment efforts, record-keeping practices, data management, onboarding, and other related duties.

  • Administrative - Performs data entry for various needs, such as entering new and updated information in a volunteer management database (VMS). Reviews and approves logbook requests; prepare, mail, and/or post various correspondences to volunteers: including monthly Volunteer Opportunities Listings, Birthday 
  • Volunteer Coordination - Responds to requests for information from potential volunteers and from CSB staff/programs interested in using volunteers; works closely with VIVA program manager to coordinate and promote volunteer experiences; assists in coordinating the activities of active volunteers; updates volunteer openings lists 
  • Outreach/Public Relations - Assists in community outreach efforts, such as, identifying new areas for volunteer recruitment and developing new partnerships for future volunteer initiatives.  Conducts campaigns, through speaking engagement s or similar publicity efforts, to obtain volunteers or promote available volunteer services; Assists with various public relations tasks, such as, developing content for social media sites, writing and editing volunteer opportunities listings and other duties as assigned. Acts as an agency representative to committees, task forces, community meetings when the Program Manager is unavailable; May travel within Fairfax County to recruit internally and externally via partner groups in-person and online based on organization needs to meeting agency mission.  
  • Technology - Updates VMS system for VIVA program as instructed by county-wide volunteer programming.  Works closely with Volunteer Fairfax and countywide program managers on county wide volunteer initiatives.  Inputs data, builds reports, maintains statistical excel spreadsheets and distribute bi-weekly.
  • Training - Co-facilitates Volunteer Orientation and Onboarding – assists with follow-up as needed to ensure that all volunteers complete the minimum training requirements and documents training in accordance with policy and procedure.  Assists with volunteer training preparation and execution (form collection, setting up volunteer files, assembling volunteer manuals, and monitoring completion of online training modules)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong leadership skills with ability to motivate and encourage others.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 4 year / Bachelor's Degree (Required)


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Ability to travel to various sites. Ability to use keyboard driven technology. Ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing.

Special Requirements: 

  • Additional Work Schedule Requirements: May be required to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Emergency Service Personnel: Yes

Selection Procedure: 

  • Interview; may include exercise.

To Apply: Please email your resume and writing sample to evette.watson@fairfaxcounty.gov referencing the position title and job number.

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: DPWES – Wastewater Planning & Monitoring
Job#: ELT-DPWES-21005
Grade: S20
Salary: Minimum $22.7404 hourly / Maximum $39.5669 benefit eligible
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.

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: Fairfax County Circuit Court
Job#: ELT-FCCC-21001
Salary: $16-$ 17 per hour depending on experience
Location: Fairfax County Courthouse

Provides help desk support for our IT Division.  Staffs the IT help desk and assists with basic PC/telecommunications support to system users.  Responds to inquiries and requests from internal and external customers. Installs and configures hardware and software and performs password and other various levels of security support on network systems.  Additional duties may include maintaining inventory control of computer supplies.

Qualifications: Must have at least two years of experience in installing or troubleshooting personal computers, network/telecommunications systems, or an associate’s degree in computer science or related field.  Must be dependable, professional, have top-notch customer service and communication skills, and possess good organizational skills with attention to detail.  Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds in order to move and install equipment.  The appointee will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the Circuit Court.

Please email resumes to ccrhr@fairfaxcounty.gov and reference job number ELT-FCCC-21001.

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: Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, Capital Facilities
Job#: ELT-DPWES-21000 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  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. 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: high school graduation or a GED issued by a state department of education; plus four years of paraprofessional engineering support work, as defined by the area to which assigned. 

Preferred Qualifications: 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 ArcGIS. 

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, Leo.Ratchford@fairfaxcounty.gov 

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: Office of the County Executive
Job#: ELT-CEX-21000
Salary: $24.90 to $33.20 /hour (Grade S21); limited benefits eligible including medical, dental and vision coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs.
Hours: Part-time position. Scheduling can be somewhat flexible. Occasional evening work will be required, generally during the General Assembly session (January-March).
Location: Government Center

This position performs research and analysis, and provides logistical support for the state and federal Government Relations function in the County Executive’s Office.  Researches, tracks, and apprises Director of legislative issues; manages legislative records and files; serves as information coordinator with other offices within and outside the County; plans and organizes special local and state legislative meetings; provides staff support to Legislative Director and Board’s Legislative Committee; produces documents for development of the Board of Supervisors Legislative Program and meetings of the Legislative Committee; provides basic technical assistance and training on database software and office equipment; monitors and orders supplies. Some travel may be required, generally to Richmond.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in a business administration, public administration, statistics or field related to the assigned functional area such as human resources, budgeting and financial management, or contract administration and business management.

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong technology skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with Fairfax County government operations and with legislative processes at the state and federal levels
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills
  • Ability to perform in fast-paced environment

Note: This position may not exceed 1560 hours per calendar year. Individuals in these positions are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

To Apply: Submit your resume to: Claudia.Arko@fairfaxcounty.gov

Closing Date: 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.

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