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.  

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Agency: Family Services
Job#: ELT-DFS-22022
Hours: Works 30-40 hours per week Monday through Friday including daytime shifts and rotational evening and weekend shifts (This position may not exceed 1560 hours per calendar year). 
Salary: $28.69-38.25 hourly, benefits eligible (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.)
Location: Fairfax or Alexandria

We are seeking a part-time, grant funded Crisis Line Specialist II to support the Division of Domestic & Sexual Violence Services (DSVS) under the Department of Family Services (DFS) and intend to hire for multiple positions through this job posting.  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. We encourage you to explore the top five reasons to work for DSVS by clicking here.  This is an exciting time to join DFS as we recently completed our strategic framework and refreshed our mission, vision, and values. Visit the DFS webpage here.  This is also 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.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides coverage to the Domestic and Sexual Violence 24-hour Hotline and the Lethality Assessment Protocol (LAP) crisis 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 24-hour shift coverage for the Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline, the LAP crisis 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 Domestic and Sexual Violence 24-hour Hotline and LAP crisis 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: 

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, crisis-oriented call center environment
  • Ability to analyze call information and to reach sound decisions on the basis of such information
  • Ability to navigate through and make decisions in stressful and crisis situations
  • Ability to schedule and manage workload sufficiently to meet deadlines
  • Ability to take and apply feedback effectively
  • Ability to use automated technology to establish and maintain customer records
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of individuals
  • Ability to maintain professional ethics and confidentiality of client information
  • Ability to work well under pressure and maintain composure during stressful situations

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 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:
None.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background 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 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of domestic and/or sexual violence, stalking and human trafficking  
  • Knowledge of regulations and guidelines of domestic and/or sexual violence, stalking and human trafficking  
  • At least one year of experience providing services to individuals impacted by domestic and/or sexual violence, stalking or human trafficking
  • At least one year of experience working in crisis intervention services
  • At least one year of experience working on a 24-hour crisis hotline

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Work requires performing tasks with risks of secondary traumatic stress (STS). Mobility to attend meetings at various county locations. Ability to perform duties in a position that is sedentary in nature. All duties are performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Send resumes to Debra Ranf at debra.ranf@fairfaxcounty.gov.
 

Agency: Family Services
Job#: ELT-DFS-22021
Hours: Works 20-30 hours per week Monday through Friday including daytime shifts and rotational evening and weekend shifts (This position may not exceed 1080 hours per calendar year). 
Salary: $24.93-33.25 hourly, benefits eligible (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.)
Location: Fairfax or Alexandria

We are seeking a part-time, grant funded Crisis Line Specialist II to support the Division of Domestic & Sexual Violence Services (DSVS) under the Department of Family Services (DFS) and intend to hire for multiple positions through this job posting.  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. We encourage you to explore the top five reasons to work for DSVS by clicking here.  This is an exciting time to join DFS as we recently completed our strategic framework and refreshed our mission, vision, and values. Visit the DFS webpage here.  This is also 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.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides coverage to the Domestic and Sexual Violence 24-hour Hotline and the Lethality Assessment Protocol (LAP) crisis 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 24-hour shift coverage for the Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline, the LAP crisis 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 Domestic and Sexual Violence 24-hour Hotline and LAP crisis 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: 

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, crisis-oriented call center environment
  • Ability to analyze call information and to reach sound decisions on the basis of such information
  • Ability to navigate through and make decisions in stressful and crisis situations
  • Ability to schedule and manage workload sufficiently to meet deadlines
  • Ability to take and apply feedback effectively
  • Ability to use automated technology to establish and maintain customer records
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of individuals
  • Ability to maintain professional ethics and confidentiality of client information
  • Ability to work well under pressure and maintain composure during stressful situations

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 to Debra Ranf at debra.ranf@fairfaxcounty.gov 
 

Agency: Family Services
Job#: ELT-DFS-22015

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: 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.

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 Office of Elections is currently recruiting voters to serve as Election Officers a few days a year. Election Officers are needed at each of the 242 precincts in Fairfax County to run the polls and assist the voters. Election Officers must be registered voters in Virginia and complete required training and forms. You may choose to accept the $175 stipend for a full day, or volunteer your time. Click here for details about becoming an Election Officer.

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

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