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: Neighborhood and Community Services
Job#: ELT-NCS-18020
Salary: $28.10 - $37.46
Status:   Part-time
Hours: 30 hours weekly
Location: Pennino Building 12011 Government Center Parkway, 10th Floor, Fairfax, VA 22035

Fairfax County Neighborhood and Community Services is seeking a communications professional to serve a key role in managing and implementing the agency’s multi-media communications and outreach efforts. Bring your talent and experience in writing, editing, design, video and event planning to help us promote NCS services, programs, events and activities.

Job Functions

  • Produces and edits written content to include news releases, promotional publications, newsletter articles, social media posts, web pages, presentations and speeches.
  • Assists in managing and updating website content.
  • Works with NCS staff and the county’s cable channel to produce video presentations covering NCS programs, services and special events.
  • Plans and carries out special events
  • Supports internal messaging efforts to educate staff and promote an open and connective work environment

Requirements

  • Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in communication, journalism, public relations or related field, plus five years of progressively responsible experience in communication area of specialization.
  • Ability to write, edit and design for multimedia in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with the public, the press and county employees.
  • Professional experience with Adobe Creative Suite software (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator).
  • Professional experience writing and managing web and social media content.

How to Apply: Please submit your resume via email to Ben.Boxer@fairfaxcounty.gov or mail to:

Attn: Ben Boxer, NCS – Communications Unit, 12011 Government Center Parkway, 10th Floor,
Fairfax, Virginia 22035.

Agency: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-19012
Salary: Up to $28.00/hour, benefits eligible*
Hours: Part-time, Status “E” (benefits-eligible) position scheduled for up to thirty (30) hours per week.

Under the supervision of the Park Authority’s Network/Telecommunications Analyst II, provides technical assistance (both at the desktop and over-the-phone) to agency computer users and diagnoses and corrects or resolves personal computer problems, data communications problems, and software problems. Categorizes and escalates problems as appropriate. Logs all user contact into the branch’s tracking database.

The primary responsibility of this position is responding to technical support requests via telephone, e-mail, or online submission. Assists agency users with technical support needs in person, via telephone, or through various means of remote access. Performs troubleshooting on hardware, software (agency specific, COTS, and Windows© desktop operating systems), and network related issues; collecting symptomatic information needed for diagnosis and resolution.

Uses skills obtained in the branch in the branch as well as in prior assignments to integrate new or replacement hardware and/or software into the computing environment. Loads new or updated software onto computers. Uses approved tools to image computers for deployment and use.

Follows help desk procedures uses industry standard tools such as Active Directory Users and Computers and/or branch-developed (VBScript) tools to manage users, computers and groups in an Active Directory domain. At the direction of the IT Program Manager, acts as an Agency Access Control Administrator (AACA) as defined by Fairfax County Procedural Memorandum 70-05.

Maintains inventory information for Park Authority computing hardware. Enters equipment into the inventory database. Performs physical inventory at Park Authority sites as required.

Travels to Park Authority sites in a Park Authority vehicle as required to resolve problems, install or upgrade software, install or relocate hardware, and participate in special projects.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from high school; plus one year of general experience in the installation and troubleshooting of personal computers, network/telecommunications systems; or possession of an associate degree in computer science or a related field.

Special Requirements: Driver’s License required. Must be able to drive a county vehicle in order to travel to agency locations and transport computing hardware, printers, and other equipment. The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a driver’s license check to the satisfaction of the employer prior to employment.

Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of personal computers and personal computer software application packages. Knowledge of personal computer and network hardware. Knowledge of information systems in a large corporate, campus, and/or government environment. Experience installing, upgrading, supporting, and/or troubleshooting Windows© desktop operating systems (Versions 8.1 and 10) and Microsoft Office 2016 and the Office 365 licensing model.

Ability to communicate technical ideas clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to provide one-to-one support to computer users both over the phone and in person.

Ability to follow established procedures to perform troubleshooting and resolution of various technical problems.

Ability to effectively interpret and analyze user problems to determine if initial call resolution is possible or whether escalation is appropriate. Ability to correctly prioritize, categorize, and document problems to assist with escalation and future reference.

Ability to effectively use both internal (ticket database, FAQs) and external (Microsoft KB, Google) search tools to assist with troubleshooting and resolution of technical issues.

Excellent communication and problem solving skills along with a high level of attention to detail.

*Note: This position is scheduled to work up to thirty (30) hours per week (not to exceed 1560 hours per calendar year). Hours and days are flexible with a preference for ~8am-1pm M-F.

Individuals in these benefits-eligible 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: Submit your resume by e-mail to James.Lear@fairfaxcounty.gov. Resumes can also be mailed to:

James Lear
Fairfax County Park Authority
12055 Government Center Parkway
Suite 927
Fairfax, VA 22035

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: Health Department
Job#: ELT-HD-19004
Salary: $28.10/hour, depending on experience
Working Title: Web Designer (Internet/Intranet Architect)
Location: Kelly Square, 10777 Main Street, Fairfax, VA 22030

Description: Performs basic Internet/Intranet support functions such as web page design, content development, and site updating for the Health Department Intranet (FairfaxNet) and public website (.Gov), as well as custom applications such as the Community Health Dashboard. The Web Designer works within a customized SharePoint platform to improve navigation, customize and update pages, lists and document libraries, create team and project sites using web parts, assign and manage permissions, create forms (e.g., Nintex), and train coworkers to use. Creates, modifies and maintains public web pages; creates page layouts, mock-ups, site maps and storyboards to communicate design ideas as needed. Develops general guidelines, policies, and recommendations for the use of web and SharePoint tools within the Health Department. Conducts 508 compliance checks and configures website analytics reporting using Google Analytics and other performance monitoring tools. As a member of the Health Department Communications Team, participates in agency-wide and program-specific planning, staff and informational meetings and serves as a communication consultant to agency management and staff. Serves as a subject matter expert for web design best practices, accessibility and 508 compliance.

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 Qualification: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: Completion of an associate degree with course work in computer science or graphic arts; plus Internet/intranet experience that is demonstrated by the completion of at least one project using platforms and technologies listed in the preferred qualifications section of the job announcement, or one year of ongoing Internet/intranet development or support tasks. An industry recognized certification can be substituted for some of the experience that is required.

Physical Requirements: Job is generally sedentary in nature; however, job entails walking, standing, sitting, climbing stairs, reaching and bending; uses hands to grasp, handle, or feel. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor. Incumbent must be able to operate keyboard driven equipment and computer. Position frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information. Employee may be required to lift or carry up to 25 lbs. occasionally. Generally, works in an office environment yet may occasionally be required to perform job duties outside of the typical office setting. (all duties) All duties perform with or without reasonable accommodations.

Necessary Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background investigation, a Child Protective Services (CPS) check to the satisfaction of the employer.

To apply: Submit cover letter and resume to HDHumanResources@fairfaxcounty.gov

Agency: Department of Animal Sheltering
Job#: ELT-DAS-19001
Hours: Part-time, exempt scheduled for 1560 hours per calendar year; Monday through Friday 3PM-7PM (may vary occasionally
Location: Fairfax County Animal Shelter, 4500 West Ox Road

The Fairfax County Animal Shelter is the county’s only open access, municipal animal shelter, and provides a wide range of services to Fairfax County residents and their pets. The shelter is looking for a Foster and Rescue Assistant to support the Foster and Rescue Coordinator during our busy summer season. The Foster and Rescue Assistant must be detail oriented, efficient, and able to work with and without direct supervision. The role of this position is to perform basic animal care functions (administering deworming, preventatives and vaccines), communicate with foster volunteers and provide necessary supplies, schedule surgeries, and track and analyze foster and rescue statistics in our shelter software system and in Excel, and other duties as assigned. Hours in addition to the scheduled 20 hours per week may be occasionally necessary.

Note:Functional areas include direct hands-on animal care and general administrative support in an animal shelter setting.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to high school graduation or a GED issued by a state department of education. Applicants must be at least 18 years old.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:Possession of a valid motor vehicle driver's license.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two years of hands-on experience working with companion animals.
  • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills; ability to handle multiple and changing tasks and to work effectively with the public and other agency and county staff.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel
  • Experience with PetPoint
  • An interest in animal welfare

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to the positions must complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer. Applicant should not have animal allergies that will interfere with the ability to work with animals.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Work is a combination of active and sedentary in nature and is performed in a shelter environment. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with a variety of individuals. Must be comfortable and willing to handle a variety of companion animals. Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview.

Send a cover letter and resume to Melanie.Leopold@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Agency: Family Services
Job#: ELT-DFS-19004
Salary: $28.10 per hour to $37.46 per hour
Hours: 30 hours per week, 9:00-3:00 Monday – Friday (can be different with approval)
Location: 12011 Government Ctr Parkway, Fairfax VA 22033

Under general supervision, assesses the agency’s information technology needs, researches the capability of various systems, or new technology tools as they relate to business processes. Evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of current business processes (IT or program specialty) and recommends improvements and the use of technology tools to automate business processes. Analyzes current methods used for service delivery and administrative functions and makes recommendations to enhance their effectiveness. Develops and provides technical briefings for staff on new services and system components. Assists users with defining business requirements for the design and development of applications and automated business processes. Oversees acceptance testing; develops and conducts user training; and coordinates problem resolution efforts with all concerned parties and with the appropriate information technology staff. Manages user permission and access levels for state and local systems and applications. Maintains an inventory of computer equipment assigned to DFS employees. As a member of the DFS Business Analyst Team, participates in agency-wide and program-specific planning, staff and informational meetings to serve as a technical consultant to DFS staff. Maximizes the use of all available SharePoint tools to increase efficiency through automation. Assists with other business analyst related duties as needed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of departmental operations, processes, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of effective processes, methods, techniques to analyze and evaluate business operations.
  • Ability to train employees in the use of hardware and software.
  • Ability to translate technical terminology into terms understandable to management and employees.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective business relationships.
  • Knowledge of capabilities of information technology software, hardware, and network communication technology.
  • Ability to prepare user manuals.
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate administrative processes and procedures for automation purposes.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with business process documentation
  • Experience with data analysis and industry standard reporting tool
  • Experience with MS SharePoint and MS CRM tools

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to possession of a bachelor’s degree in business, computer science or a field related to the department where theinformation technologyservices are being used; plus two years of experience analyzing business processes and/or developing/maintaining the main business system, technical platform or a related system.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to input, access, and retrieve information from a computer. Job is generally sedentary in nature, however, entails walking, standing, sitting, climbing stairs, reaching and bending; uses hands to grasp, handle, or feel. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor, digital display and audio visual instrument. Incumbent must be able to operate keyboard driven equipment and computer. Position frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing. Employee may be required to lift or carry up to 20 pounds occasionally. Must be able to travel to various sites.

SELECTION PROCEDURE: Panel interview

TO APPLY: Please email résumés to Ferdous.Hakim@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Agency: Circuit Court
Job#: ELT-FCCC-18004
Salary: $22 - $28 per hour
Hours: (see below)
Location: Fairfax County Courthouse, 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax VA 22030

Description:Provides support at the Circuit Court IT Help Desk. Provides technical support for employees, the Clerk of Court and Judges. Handles daily, technical requests such as reset- or unlock- account passwords, troubleshoots system and network issues and creates new user accounts. Serves as the System Administrator for CPAN (Court Public Access Network) and EFS (Electronic Filing System). Manages 3,000+ accounts for both public-, paying-subscribers and county employees. Routinely audits and tracks CPAN accounts for cyber-security, VITA- or subscriber-policy violations and reports any such aberrations to senior management. Provides courtroom technology checks. Verifies operability of touch panels, display of evidence, annotation on all applicable screens, audio on all microphones, and ensures listening devices are operational. Maintains an accurate hardware inventory, tags and registers new equipment, in an equipment inventory tracking system.

Minimum Qualification:Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to high school graduation, plus one year of experience in the installation and troubleshooting of personal computers, network/telecommunications systems

Preferred Qualification: Experience in working in court or the legal field. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. Dependable, punctual and able to work flexible working hours.

Physical Requirements: Requires ability to lift equipment up to 50 lbs. Must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing.

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

Schedule: 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, holiday pay or retirement benefits.

To Apply:Submit resume to CCRHR@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Agency: Department of Neighborhood and Community Services
Job#: ELT-NCS-18019
Salary: $24.39 - $27.00/hour (Grade S21), non-merit, benefits eligible*
Location: Pennino Building, Fairfax, VA

Schedule: This position is scheduled to work 25 to 30 hours per week, not to exceed 1,560 hours per calendar year. There is no set schedule, and the incumbent will have a lot of flexibility in work days and times. However, the incumbent will be required to attend regular meetings, including some on weekday evenings.

Description: Under general supervision, assists the Neighborhood and Community Services Prevention Unit in working across prevention programs and initiatives to identify and implement strategies to build partner capacity to deliver effective programming. Works with partners in our Opportunity Neighborhoods initiative to identify capacity building and core competency needs and identifies and implements resources and strategies to meet them. Supports countywide prevention networks focused on trauma-informed practice and out of school time programming. Develops capacity building plans with key partners and develops and maintains an inventory and access information for opportunities to support capacity building. Organizes regular professional development opportunities for partners on key topics. Supports the Trauma-Informed Community Network, Out of School Time Network, and other prevention initiatives by providing administrative and technical support through trainings, presentations, document development, and meeting facilitation.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in public administration, education, social work, human services, public health, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications: Course work and/or experience in public health, professional development, community engagement, and/or collective impact efforts. Ability to write clearly and concisely and to present complex information.

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

*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: ncs-prevention@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Position open until filled.

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

Agency: Office to Prevent and End Homelessness
Job#: ELT-OPEH-19000
Salary: $28.10 per hour, depending on experience
Location: 12011 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax

Description: Serves as a Housing Specialist performing all inspections for leased residential housing units. Performs all necessary pre- and post-occupancy inspections on residential leased units in support of the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB), the Office to Prevent and End Homelessness (OPEH) and the Department of Family Services (DFS). Maintains Property Profile data base that includes real-time operational information for every leased property supported by OPEH. Works closely with the CSB group home maintenance supervisor on operations of group homes and other residential units. Identifies facilities issues that impact the safety and comfort of the residents. Obtains necessary authorization for the purchase of appliances, equipment & supplies and executes the ordering of the required items, equipment and supplies. Develops and acquires a complete understanding of policies, procedures, work processes and activities related to the leasing process, operations and maintenance of CSB group homes. Performs related tasks and manages projects. Prepares reports, correspondence, and other documents assigned by the supervisor.

Preferred Qualification: Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field. Two or more years of increasingly responsible experience in facilities inspections. Experience working with homelessness-related programs or not-for-profit human service organizations a plus. Ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups and the public through the use of verbal, written and electronic means. Excellent computer skills in the use of various office computer software such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

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 the field related to the assigned functional area; plus two years of professional work experience within the functional area.

Physical Requirements: Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Visual acuity to read data on computer screen. Must be able to operate keyboard-driven equipment. Must be able to sit, stand and walk as needed to perform core job functions and inspect building-related items and issues. Must be able to drive to off-site locations to inspect and attend trainings and meetings. Must be able to presentations to county managers and staff. Ability to drive automobile and ability to use items with keyboards.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer. This positionwould require some travel to other locations within the county with mileage reimbursement and applicant must provide own transportation.

Certificates and Licenses Required: Motor vehicle driver’s license.

Schedule: 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 deferred compensation and flexible spending programs, but are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

To Apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to Jaleh.Moslehi@fairfaxcounty.gov.

 

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: $23.2521/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

Agency: DPWES Stormwater Management
Job#: ELT-DPWES-18028
Salary: $24.3941-$32.5254/hour, limited-term, benefits eligible
Hours: Not to exceed 1,560 hours/calendar year

Under general supervision of the Ecologist IV (52003056) (Watershed Education and Outreach Section Chief, Watershed Assessment Branch in the Stormwater Planning Division), assists with coordination, participation and development of watershed and stormwater-related public outreach and education programs and materials. Supports all aspects of the existing Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) stormwater education partnership program and assists with developing new tools as needed. Disseminates information on stream ecology and watershed management to various audiences using both verbal and written communications. Assists with website content updates. Assists with water resources and biological science duties including water quality monitoring, habitat evaluations, stream assessments and other stormwater monitoring tasks. Assists with the management of data to be used for analysis and reporting requirements. As needed, provides support for other stormwater management programs and activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in aquatic ecology, ecology, biology, botany, zoology, geography, environmental science, limnology, natural resource management, or a related field. Experience in environmental based education and outreach programs for various age groups. Knowledge or experience in water quality monitoring, terrestrial ecosystem assessment and management, data analysis and reporting, bioassessments (fish, macroinvertebrates, vegetative communities, wildlife) using standard protocols, and assessments of associated habitat conditions.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with implementing and developing environmental education and outreach programs and/or tools for a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, along with giving public presentations regarding stormwater or ecology to internal and external audiences.
  • Experience with methods, principles, techniques and practices used in sophisticated environmental monitoring programs.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with stormwater management systems or infrastructure.

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

Physical Requirements:
This position requires one to be able to stand, stoop, bend, stretch, walk, climb, sit, type on a keyboard, and lift up to 40 pounds. In addition, appointee must be able to walk long distances and carry equipment through rough terrain including stream valleys and wetlands and physically and mentally able to use all applicable personal protective equipment in an outdoor environment; including hardhat, eye protection, hearing protection, safety footwear, chest waders, etc.

To Apply: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume via email to DPWES-STW-Resumes@fairfaxcounty.gov. Applications will be accepted from now until we have enough applicants.