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 - Social Services

**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.**

**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.**

The following non-merit social services 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.  

V3 logo Fairfax County is a proud Virginia Values Veterans (V3)-certified organization.

The Division of Children, Youth and Families (CYF) of the Department of Family Services (DFS) is seeking a Substitute CPS Supervisor to provide supervision to Social Services Specialists who are performing Child Protective Services (CPS) duties. DFS is committed to strengthening the well-being of its diverse community by protecting and improving the lives of all children, adults, and families through assistance, partnership, advocacy, outreach, and quality services. To learn more about DFS and its Mission, Vision, and Values, please click here.

This position will provide relief to the existing CPS supervisors by providing supervision to selected practitioners for a finite period of time in order to improve retention and stability for the program. This position can work up to 900 hours in a calendar year and is primarily needed during the months of September through June of each year. This position requires regular travel throughout Fairfax County and Northern Virginia.  Some evening/night, weekend, and on-call work which may require immediate response into the field are required.

Duties of the Substitute CPS Supervisor include:

  • Directs and monitors staffs case actions related to safety and risk on a daily basis

  • Monitors workloads within the unit and program to advise location of deployment of staff

  • Conducts and participates in staffing and consultations with staff

  • Supervises, motivates and trains staff through use of regularly scheduled meetings

  • Ensures timely contacts is made on all cases and staff are continually assessing child safety

  • Reviews case records to ensure staffs documentation and contacts are entered accurately and timely

  • Reviews and approves submitted safety plans to enhance safety and reduce risk and further maltreatment

  • Reviews cases submitted for closure in accordance with Department policies and procedures

  • Accompanies staff to family meetings, home visits, and for court processes and/or appearances to model, train and to assure compliance with policy and best practices

  • Provides instruction, guidance, and support to on all imminent risk situations and intervenes as needed to resolve crises with clients

  • Trains or ensures staff are trained in policies and procedures and court paperwork    Once they got up and running I could see them training staff that are sent to them to supervise.

  • Communicates with and serve as liaison to social service agencies, local police, local law enforcement agencies, and the courts regarding reports and investigations of child abuse and neglect cases

  • Provides guidance to staffs about Emergency Removal Order (ERO), Preliminary Protective Order (PPO), CYF Visitation Policy, and other related policies and procedures related to the separation of children

  • Takes the lead in scheduling staffing/consultations with County Attorneys and other relevant parties when imminent risk remains present

  • Takes on a leading role in the operation to screen for validity, priority response time, and track assignments of reports received by the CPS hotline

  • Confers with program leadership when an unresolved danger indicator in the family or factors

  • Performs other duties as assigned to ensure child safety and improve outcomes in families

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of child protection laws, rules, and regulations

  • Knowledge of foster care and adoption laws, rules, and regulations

  • Ability to interview, assess needs, counsel, and refer clients to other resource as needed

  • Working knowledge of human services programs and protocol

  • Working knowledge of CPS intake and ongoing processes, procedures, and protocol

  • Ability to provide guidance, supervise and train others; ability to objectively review and appraise the performance and work of others

  • Ability to understand, interpret and communicate policies and procedures to staff

  • Ability to efficiently plan, schedule and organize

  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with co-workers, clients, other agencies, and the public

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree; plus four years of increasingly responsible, directly-related professional experience in the social services or human services field. A master’s degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of required experience.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

Valid driver's license.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in social work (MSW) or a related human services degree

  • At least three (3) years of experience in working child protective services sexual abuse cases

  • At least three (3) years of experience in child welfare. Child welfare is the continuum of services designed to ensure that children are safe and that families have the necessary support to care for their children successfully

  • At least three (3) year of experience in providing supervision

  • Experience in performing case management services in a child welfare setting (child protective services, foster care, adoption, family prevention, permanency planning, or domestic/sexual violence)

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

The appointee to the position must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check, a credit check, a driving record check, and a Child Protective Services check.

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:

Work requires performing tasks with risks of secondary traumatic stress (STS) Ability to navigate through and make decisions in stressful and crisis situations Sufficiently mobile to travel independently within Fairfax County and Northern Virginia to attend meetings, training, accompany staff to home visits, and court appearances. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. Ability to use automated technology. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle and make use of personal vehicle. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodation.

Send applications/resumes to Brittny Li at brittny.li@fairfaxcounty.gov

Agency: CSB
Job#: ELT-CSB-22012
Hours: see below

Under close clinical and administrative supervision, the PATH BHS I Homeless Outreach Worker delivers behavioral health treatment and case management services to homeless adults who are severely mentally ill. The PATH team provides outreach and engagement services to Fairfax County residents who are homeless, mentally ill, and not adequately connected to needed services. 

Additional responsibilities for this position include:

  • Outreach to homeless individuals by vehicle and by foot in a variety of settings, including campsites in wooded areas, abandoned buildings, public sidewalks, metro stations, libraries, businesses, bus stops, and other non-traditional settings in collaboration with PATH teammates and homeless outreach partners to attempt to enroll in services.
  • Obtain appropriate documents for identification and/or the purpose of securing needed services/resources such as entitlements, medical care, and housing.
  • Once individuals are linked to services/resources, help schedule, coordinate services, and transport individuals to follow up appointments.
  • Work jointly with PATH teammates delivering outreach, engagement, and case management services to individuals attending homeless drop-in sites or residing in emergency and hypothermia shelters.
  • Provide supportive services during PATH's homeless drop-in group at Gartlan Center twice weekly by assisting individuals obtain basic clothing, meals, access to laundry facilities and showers, and case management supports.
  • Partner and collaborate with internal and community partners in the homeless services continuum of care to support homeless, mentally ill individuals (e.g.: stakeholders at shelters, hospitals, jails, health department, police department, local businesses, libraries, county supervisor offices, landlords, SSA, food banks, and housing authority).
  • Provide direct habilitative and rehabilitative support services to assist individuals improve or develop skills to address personal hygiene, community functioning, substance abuse refusal or harm reduction, medication management, crisis prevention, and personal safety.

Must be able to communicate information well, able to drive a car, able to document services rendered in an electronic health record, able to work as part of a team or autonomously, accepting of flexible scheduling to meet needs of homeless individuals to include night time outreach during hypothermia season, be willing and able to engage difficult to engage individuals, and comfortable working with homeless individuals suffering from a serious mental illness, co-occurring substance use disorders, and medical issues.  

Work hours for this position will vary between 8am and 5pm, Monday through Friday, with some evening hours during hypothermia season. Work schedule will be determined and finalized at time of hire.

To apply: Please send resume to Carlos Estrada at Carlos.Estrada@fairfaxcounty.gov
 

Agency: Department of Family Services
Job#: ELT-DFS-22014

Seeking a reliable, well-organized individual with a dynamic professional attitude to serve as an active member of the Public Assistance and Employment Services, Employment and Training team. Works as part of the team that provides operational support to the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA).

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides training and oversight to volunteers assisting with the VITA program.
  • Conducts continuous quality improvement of volunteer training materials to ensure services meet the specified recommendations and requirements set forth by the IRS.
  • Connecting with partner organizations (in person and online) regarding VITA activities.
  • Works with VITA site coordinators and the Stakeholder Partnerships, Education and Communication (SPEC) Relationship Managers of the IRS to complete paperwork required to get VITA sites up and running for new tax season. 
  • Coordinates with VITA Site Coordinators to ensure that each site enrolls enough VITA volunteers to support the site operation. This past season, there were nine operating sites - seven in Fairfax County and two in Prince William County.
  • Conducts tax preparation classes, both online and in-person.

The successful applicant must be an active listener, adaptable, and able to handle dueling priorities with a focus on customer service. This position requires a flexible professional, ready to take on different roles and tasks depending on office and program needs. Participation in job fairs and related activities may require some evening and/or weekend work. Some local travel is required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to use automated technology to establish and maintain case records.
  • Ability to maintain professional ethics and confidentiality of client information.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of individuals.
  • Ability to schedule and manage workload sufficiently to meet deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of current US tax law and tax filing options.
  • Knowledge of social, economic, health, and cultural factors that can serve as barriers to completing tax returns
  • Experience working with and training a diverse group of volunteers.
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex tax law to others.
  • Knowledge of word processing and data management programs (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, survey software)

Please send resume to james.do@fairfaxcounty.gov or contact James Do at 571-749-7838.

Agency: Family Services
Job#: ELT-DFS-22010

We are seeking a part-time Crisis Line Specialist II to support the Division of Domestic & Sexual Violence Services (DSVS) under the Department of Family Services (DFS). If you are looking to support individuals who have been affected by domestic and sexual violence, stalking and human trafficking; work in a fast-paced call center environment; and serve diverse populations, then this opportunity may be right for you. This is an exciting time to join DFS as we recently completed our strategic framework and refreshed our mission, vision, and values. We encourage you to visit the DFS webpage by clicking here.

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.

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Crisis Line Specialist II is a grant funded position and works under the Community Engagement Services. Under supervision of the community engagement services supervisor, the Crisis Line Specialist II performs the below duties and responsibilities:

  • Provides coverage to the Domestic and Sexual Violence (DSVS) 24-hour Hotline and the Lethality Assessment Protocol (LAP) line 
  • Assists callers with identifying and utilizing available resources and refers clients to other public and private agencies and services 
  • Provides crisis intervention, support, safety planning, and referrals to callers who have been affected by domestic violence, sexual violence, human trafficking, or stalking 
  • Provides guidance and information to support victims/survivors of intimate partner violence or sexual violence during a forensic evidence collection exam 
  • Maintains up-to-date information on referral sources and community resources 
  • Assists in supporting and maintaining shift coverage for the 24-hour Domestic and Sexual Violence (DSVS), the Lethality Assessment Protocol (LAP) line, and After-Hours 
  • Trains staff and volunteers on the crisis lines and after-hours duties and procedures 
  • Serves as a point of contact for staff and volunteers regarding crisis lines issues 
  • Serves in rotational coverage for hospital accompaniment shifts and after-hours (includes evening, overnight, and weekend on-call) shifts 
  • Supports volunteers while they are covering the DSVS 24-hour Hotline and LAP line 
  • Completes, maintains, and manages all records and statistics on crisis line calls and other pertinent data 
  • Attends evening and/or weekend meetings and activities as needed 
  • Performs other duties as assigned to support the department and/or division.

KNOWELDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES: The appointee for this position must have the following knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA):

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of a 24-Hour Crisis Line 
  • Knowledge of domestic and/or sexual violence, stalking or human trafficking 
  • Ability to work in a fast pace call center environment 
  • Ability to schedule and manage workload sufficiently to meet deadlines 
  • Ability to take and apply feedback effectively 
  • Ability to enter, maintain, and retrieve information from a computer system 
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively 
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and respectfully, both orally and in writing 
  • Ability to exercise good judgement when faced with complex decisions 
  • Ability to work well under pressure and maintain composure during stressful situations.

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.

Please send your resume and cover letter to Debra Ranf at debra.ranf@fairfaxcounty.gov
 

Agency: Department of Family Services
Job#: ELT-DFS-22008
Salary: $22.8928/hour

Employment and Training is seeking a reliable, well-organized individual with a dynamic professional attitude to provide administrative and program support to The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program. Conducts program outreach and screens potential customers to determine eligibility for multiple employment and training programs including federal and state funded grants. Assesses occupational skills and support service needs. Coordinates referrals to partner programs and delivers pre- and post-employment services, including orientations, workshops and client follow-up support.  Meets with current and potential partners and service providers to discuss WIOA services for both employers and job seekers. Initiates and maintains ongoing contact with a variety of clients, partners, and community services providers to inform them of available services, follow-up with clients, and provide ongoing support as needed. Participation in job fairs, presentations, training, event preparation and delivery requires a flexible work schedule. Effectively communicates with individuals from a diverse background. The successful applicant must be an active listener, adaptable, and able to handle day-to-day operations with a focus on efficiency and customer service. The position will require an energetic and flexible professional ready and willing to take on different roles and tasks depending on office and program needs.

Note: Location varies depending on the needs of the department at One-Stop Employment Centers throughout Northern Virginia in the counties of Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of social, economic, health, and cultural factors that can serve as barriers to employment.
  • Knowledge of labor market conditions and job development techniques.
  • Knowledge of word processing and data management programs (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, survey software)
  • Clear and concise oral and written communications skills.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish, Arabic, Farsi, Vietnamese, Pashto, Urdu and/or Korean

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to input, access, and retrieve information from a computer. Ability to perform repetitive hand, arm, wrist, and shoulder movements. Sufficiently mobile to work with clients and employers. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

To apply: Submit your resume to Sandra Zacarias by email at 
Sandra.zacarias@fairfaxcounty.gov
 

Agency: Family Services, Adult & Aging Division
Job#: ELT-DFS-22007
Grade: S-23
Hours: Part-time (900 hours annually) not eligible for benefits

This is an exciting time to join Fairfax County Government as we shape racial and social equity policies in the county through the One Fairfax Policy. Using this framework, we intentionally consider equity when making policies or delivering programs and services. To learn more, we highly encourage you to watch the Becoming One Fairfax—An Introduction to Key Concepts video by clicking here and visit the One Fairfax webpage here.

ABOUT THIS POSITION: 
Under the direct supervision of the Disability Rights and Resources Manager, provides technical and referral assistance to individuals and organizations that contact the county's Aging, Disability, and Caregiver Resources intake (ADRC) unit, or communicate with Disability Rights and Resources (DRR) unit directly regarding disability and accessibility issues. Works to address the needs of persons with disabilities in Fairfax County through various disability-related initiatives. 

Many of the duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Responsible for the unit’s general communications, both via phone and email. Responds to requests for information from the public on disability-related rights and resources. Advises individuals about removing barriers facing people with disabilities in the Fairfax Area.
  • Provides oversight of DRR’s printed materials, website, e-newsletter, and social media outreach efforts to educate the public about the role that DRR and the Fairfax Area-Disability Services Board (FA-DSB) play in promoting the independence of people with disabilities throughout the Fairfax area.
  • Performs data collection activities in support of existing projects and initiatives including conducting research and charting workflow processes. Assists with measuring and analyzing indicators of performance, quality, quantity, and efficiency of services. Compiles and provides business information to management.
  • Assists in implementing business improvements, such as changes to policies, work practices, processes, and procedures. Contributes to evaluation reports, and presentations. Provides internal coordination to unit vendors in the fulfillment of their deliverables to the county.
  • Provides recruitment and oversight of the unit’s volunteers. Conducts presentations to members of the public and county staff on the various services the unit provides.

The primary purpose of the Adult and Aging Division is to ensure resources, advocacy, safety and well-being of older adults, adults with disabilities and caregivers are met.  To ensure that the division can carry out its purpose and meet the agency’s responsibilities related to advocacy, protection and wellbeing, the A&A Division Director may move or reassign this position’s related work duties and responsibilities within the job class.

Illustrative Duties:
(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position description.)

  • Conducts professional-level work in functions or activities, such as financial, budgetary, procurement, contract administration, human resources, training, information technology, and similar functions
  • Assists with a variety of technical and professional work related to monitoring and reporting on departmental business processes, activities, and outcomes
  • Performs designated segments of projects or programs with well-defined objectives, including activities such as data collection, synthesis of data gathered to support analysis, and documentation of findings and recommendations
  • Performs data collection activities in support of existing studies, projects, or programs, including conducting research; participating in interviews; administering customer, organizational or employee surveys; assisting in the facilitation of focus groups; participating in work group collaboration; and mapping or charting of workflow processes
  • Assists with measuring and analyzing indicators of performance, quality, quantity, and efficiency of services
  • Compiles and provides business information to management
  • Maintains index or log of standard forms for gathering information from a variety of audiences
  • Formats data sets and performs qualitative and descriptive statistical analysis to aggregate and assimilate data for displaying potential patterns and trends
  • Assists in implementing business improvements, such as changes to policies, work practices, processes, and procedures  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques governing management, organization, operations, and programmatic services.
  • Ability to perform a variety of fact-finding techniques (e.g., interview, case analysis, observation, research, benchmarking) to gather information in support of programs, projects, studies, assessments, and evaluations.
  • Ability to aggregate and assimilate data to identify major patterns, trends and themes regarding organizational and program effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Knowledge of current social service problems and methods/approaches to address issues.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to use automated technology to establish and maintain case records.
  • Ability to maintain professional ethics and confidentiality of client information.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of individuals.
  • Ability to schedule and manage workload sufficiently to meet deadlines.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge of federal, state, and local resources sufficient to empower older adults and people with disabilities to thrive in the community. This includes an understanding of how to apply resources locally in a manner that will maximize the potential of older adults and people with disabilities to succeed in the areas of housing, transportation, employment, and emergency preparedness. Ability to communicate complex home and community based service eligibility clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Experience with making presentations to a variety of audiences, coalition building, and organizational leadership.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview; written exercise.

Send resumes to karen.kelly@fairfaxcounty.gov
 

Agency: Family Services
Job#: ELT-DFS-21011
Salary: Minimum hourly rate is $27.5886, but not exceeding $36.7845
PAY GRADE: S23
Location: PENNINO BUILDING, 12011 GOVERNMENT CENTER PKWY, FAIRFAX (EJ27)

The Division of Domestic and Sexual Violence Services (DSVS) of the Department of Family Services (DFS) is seeking a part-time Hospital Accompaniment Program Specialist (Social Services Specialist II) to coordinate services and operations of the Hospital Accompaniment Program and Hospital Accompaniment Support Advocates (HASA). 

This is an exciting time to join DSVS as we recently completed our strategic plan and refreshed our mission, vision, and values to align with the DFS Mission, Vision, and Values and the One Fairfax Policy. We invite you to learn more about DFS and its Mission, Vision, and Values, by clicking here. To learn more about One Fairfax, we highly encourage you to watch the Becoming One Fairfax—An Introduction to Key Concepts video by clicking here and visit the One Fairfax webpage here.

ABOUT THE POSITION:
The Hospital Accompaniment Program Specialist is a member of Community Engagement Services. Works from Inova Fairfax Hospital and travels to various locations throughout the Fairfax County. Working hours is 30 per week and provides on-call coverage on a rotational basis. Some evening, overnight and weekend hours will be required to meet program needs. Under supervision of the Community Engagement Services Supervisor, performs the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Develops and implements hospital accompaniment policies and procedures
  • Serves as liaison and lead advocate to the HASA program
  • Develops and maintains the HASA schedule
  • Provides accompaniment and support to victims of domestic and/or sexual violence seeking forensic examinations (including Sexual Assault Nursing Examinations and Intimate Partner Violence examinations) through the Inova Fairfax Hospital Forensic Assessment Consultation Team
  • Advocates for victims, conducts safety planning, and shares information about resources and service planning
  • Develops outreach materials and presents educational programming on domestic and sexual violence prevention, education, and outreach
  • Responsible for developing and delivering educational and outreach programming and training
  • Serves as the DSVS hospital accompaniment liaison
  • Manages hospital accompaniment data
  • Completes and maintains records and statistics
  • Shares responsibility for planning and implementing activities and events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
  • Performs other duties as assigned

KNOWELDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES: 

  • Knowledge of domestic and sexual violence, stalking, and human trafficking 
  • Knowledge of federal law and local policies and practices related to domestic and sexual violence, stalking, and human trafficking 
  • Ability to interview, assess needs, counsel, and refer clients/customers to other resource as needed 
  • Ability to schedule and manage workload sufficiently to meet deadlines 
  • Ability to assess safety and risk and perform assessment 
  • Ability to maintain professional ethics and confidentiality of client/customer information 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of individuals

This recruitment may be used to fill other Hospital Accompaniment Program Specialist positions within the Division of Domestic and Sexual Violence Services (DSVS).

Please 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.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:
MINIMIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree, plus two years of professional social work experience. A master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Valid Driver's license.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in social work (MSW) or a related human services degree  
  • At least 2 years of experience working within the human services field 
  • At least 2 years of experience with community engagement, conducting outreach, and delivery of trainings and presentations 
  • At least 1 year of experience working within the domestic and sexual violence, stalking, and human trafficking field
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus

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. Must be able to transport self and equipment to different worksites or locations, as needed. Must be able to lift 15lbs. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview, may include practical/written exercise.

To apply: Submit résumé to Debra Ranf at debra.ranf@fairfaxcounty.gov by closing date 
 

Agency: Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court
Job#: ELT-JDR-21000
Salary: Part-time, no benefits 
Hours: Average of 4 to 12 hours of class per week, held primarily in the evenings and on weekends
Location: 10700 Page Avenue, Suite 201 Fairfax, VA 22030 

Two Alcohol Safety Action Program group leader positions are vacant. These positions perform at the level of a Probation Counselor I (S-20.) 

Under supervision and within the guidelines of a VASAP-approved curriculum, the group leaders prepare and instruct a 10-hour or 8-hour alcohol and/or drug and driver education program appropriate to the classification level for the class. They are responsible for implementing several Fairfax County ASAP policies and procedures. Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, sociology, social work, criminal justice, counseling, or related field, plus one year of graduate study and two years of experience in leading psych educational programs. Knowledge of classroom techniques and knowledge of substance abuse and its personal and societal effects is a must. Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, sociology, social work, criminal justice, counseling or related field, plus two years psych educational instruction experience.  

Please email resumes to Elwood.Jones@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: Neighborhood and Community Services
Job#: ELT-NCS-20005
Salary: $19.08/hour, benefits eligible (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 coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs but are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.)
Hours: Works afternoons and evenings, 26-30 hours per week, Monday thru Friday for 40 weeks, with summer, winter and spring break off. Occasional flexible work hours and full days required (teacher workdays, snow days, early releases, etc.).
Location: Varies

Are you interested in working with school age children in a fun, energetic and educational setting? SACC staff support children’s healthy development by providing opportunities for children to expand their interests, develop their talents, and enhance their learning.

Job Responsibilities: Plans, prepares and carries out activities and projects for groups of elementary school-age children enrolled in an after-school program. Provides leadership and ensures the safety of the children enrolled in the center.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of two years of study and training at an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in early childhood or elementary education, nursing, recreation, 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. Bilingual ability.

Send your resume to: Lee.An@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: Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-18037
Salary: $15— $17 per hour
Location: Oak Marr RECenter

Oak Marr is seeking qualified individuals to supervise the new child care drop-in operation.

The Child Care Supervisor will be responsible for the management of the new drop-in child care operation. They will be required to help develop, plan and implement the child care policies to ensure a safe, fun and nurturing environment for children. Duties will include scheduling, hiring, monitoring staff to child ratios, program development, and supervision of paid or volunteer child care workers. The candidate must have child/infant first aid and CPR certifications within 30 days of hire date. Will be required to undergo criminal background check and have supervisory experience. Preferred qualifications include experience in early education or childcare and supervisory experience.

Essential Functions

  • Manage all child care operations and programs, ensuring compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the program curriculum and activities.
  • Recruit, hire, develop and supervise staff teams.
  • Practice continuous quality improvement, evaluating practices and programs and implementing changes as needed.
  • Ensure that all administrative tasks related to site/program operations are completed.
  • Assist the Land Programmer in reaching enrollment and revenue goals.
  • Manage the department budget.
  • Complete administration work as required for center operations.
  • Serve as part of the branch leadership team.
  • Works hands-on to meet ratio requirements.

Qualifications - Required

  • Minimum age of 21.
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with and leading youth programs.
  • Minimum of one year previous supervisory experience.
  • Strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills.
  • Adult and child CPR or CPR/PR, First Aid, and AED Certifications within 30 days of hire date.
  • Commitment to working with school age children in a recreational setting and a sincere desire to have a meaningful effect on their lives.
  • Basic skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Qualifications - Preferred

  • Degree in education or recreation.
  • Education or experience in child development, child guidance, human relations, communication, or recreational programs.

To Apply: Send your resume to Kirt.Chase@fairfaxcounty.gov.

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