Human Resources

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

TTY 703-222-7314

12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 270
Fairfax, VA 22035-0035

Cathy Spage,

Non-Merit - Trades and Manual Labor

The following non-merit trades, manual and maintenance job opportunities are now available. Please note that these positions generally do not have fringe benefits such as leave, health insurance or retirement, unless specified in the job announcement.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.  

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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Agency: Health Department
Job#: ELT-HD-21004
Salary: Starting at $18.02/hr., commensurate with experience
Grade: S14
Location: JoAnne Jorgenson Laboratory 10310 Layton Hall Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030

The Fairfax County Health Department is a progressive public health leader providing services that promote population health, protect public health and the environment, and ensure residents' equitable access to health services and information. 

Under general supervision, this position safely and efficiently operates a county vehicle to and from client locations for the purpose of transporting and delivering laboratory specimens containing bloodborne pathogens, medical waste, supplies and patient medications to/from various locations. Sorts messenger envelopes, medical records, pharmacy supplies, bulk packages and equipment at the centralized distribution center and between daily scheduled delivery points. Makes daily pick-up and deliveries to all Fairfax County Health Department and external client sites according to scheduled times and established procedures following HIPAA and DEQ regulations. Performs operator preventive maintenance, servicing of assigned county vehicle and reports unsafe operating conditions. Communicates with co-workers, clients and laboratory staff regarding arrival times and emergency pick-ups to maintain laboratory workflow.

Note: This is a non-merit G-Status temporary position. Cannot exceed 900 hours per calendar year. Appointee is not eligible for benefits and does not earn paid leave or holiday pay. 

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to: High school graduation or a GED issued by a state department of education, plus six months of experience equivalent to Material Management Assistant.

Possession of a valid motor vehicle driver's license. Must be able to obtain Forklift Safety Training Certificate within six months of hire date. May be required to provide copies of driving record periodically for verification of driving status.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a Criminal Background check, a Child Protective Services Registry, a driving record check, and a Sanction Screening to the satisfaction of the employer. 


  • Knowledge of and previous driving experience in the Northern Virginia Regional Area (NOVA).
  • Ability to follow established schedules and adjust to meet unanticipated changes. 
  • Possesses good communication and people skills, detail oriented and safety conscious; ability to work in all kinds of weather while working out on your own with limited supervision.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Successful candidates must maintain a professional image and demeanor, and be reliable, flexible, and possess a clean driving record.

Job is generally sedentary in nature, and job requires walking, standing, sitting, kneeling, reaching, bending, and climbing stairs; uses hands to grasp, handle, or feel. Ability to lift moderate to heavy weight up to 50 lbs. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor; ability to operate keyboard driven equipment and computer. Ability to drive a motor vehicle. Position frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing. Ability to read road maps and determine alternate routes when required. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview.

To apply: Please email your resume to, referencing the position title and job number.

Agency: DPWES, Wastewater Management
Dept: Operations
Job Type: PT Hourly w Benefits
Job #: ELT-DPWES-20004
Salary: $17.00 hourly
Location: Wastewater Treatment Division, Lorton, Va.

Operates wastewater treatment processes at the Noman M. Cole Jr. Pollution Plant, a 67 MGD advanced wastewater treatment facility. On-the-job training to collect samples for plant process testing and monitors process flows. Assists higher level plant operators in monitoring operations via computer, visual and audio inspections. Collects samples of wastewater and sludge at prescribed stages and time intervals in the treatment cycle and performs basic tests. Monitors alarms and by-passes pieces of equipment in case of emergency. Understands mechanical process and use of mechanical tools and instruments. Maintains accurate logs and carries out applicable safety practices. Duties performed under general supervision. Coordinates with other sections for extensive cleaning of building and tanks. This position works split shifts with 12 (twelve) hour days and nights rotation.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to lift 50 to 70 pounds. Must be able to bend, stoop, climb stairs and climb up and down a 40-foot ladder. 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. Subject to working in adverse weather conditions and may be exposed to raw waste. Valid driver’s license required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: General knowledge of equipment, materials, methods, practices and tools used in the building cleaning and maintenance. Knowledge of the common hazards and necessary safety precautions. Skill in the use of tools, equipment and materials pertinent to the trades. Ability to read and follow written and oral instructions, diagrams and manufacturers' service manuals.

To Apply: Please send resumes to

Agency: DPWES, Solid Waste Management Program
Job #: ELT-DPWES-20003
Hours: Work is scheduled to begin November 2, 2020 and last approximately 12 weeks
Location: Lorton, VA

Safely operates commercial vehicles and light motorized equipment for vacuum leaf collection. Complies with all applicable Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and Department of Transportation (DOT) laws and regulations. Report for duty promptly in proper uniform and physical condition. Follow instructions from supervisory personnel and communicate any problems to a supervisor. Complete daily vehicle pre/post trip inspections. Assure cleanliness of vehicles.  Prepare and complete all required logs and reports including reports on traffic incidents. Utilize the communication systems (cell phones, radios, etc.) in accordance with County policies and regulations of the Federal Communication Commission (FCC). Lead assigned crew members. Maintain good customer/employee/supervisor relations. Provide information to customers in a helpful, courteous, efficient manner. Ensures a safe work environment for county staff and complex customers. Engages in safe working practices and complies County safety programs and guidelines. Maintains the standards of the County, including but not limited to the Drug & Alcohol, safety, and personnel policies and procedures. Maintain a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Perform other duties as assigned.
Leaf collection operations are conducted 6 days a week, Monday through Saturday, 8 to 10 hours a day depending upon weather conditions and progress of the collection schedule. Other duties maybe assigned which could include collection of trash and recycling. Multiple positions will be available.  

Work location is 6901 Allen Park Road in Lorton, Virginia, Work is scheduled to begin November 2, 2020 and last approximately 12 weeks.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to completion of the tenth grade; and two years of experience in the operation of medium/light motorized equipment.

Physical Requirements: Ability to walk, run, and bend the knees frequently; ability to lift up to 50 lbs.; ability to stand for long periods of time; ability to handle strenuous activities and repetitive motions; ability to perform duties in any type of weather conditions; may be exposed to Household Hazardous Waste (HHW). Subject to working in adverse weather conditions.  

For more information: Contact Conrad Mehan at 703 550-3486,

Agency: Department of Procurement and Material Management
Job#: ELT-DPMM-18000
Salary: $14.50 - $18.00
Hours: M-F 7:00 – 3:30, 40 hours per week - not to exceed 1500* hours per calendar year depending on initial appointment OR M-F 7:00 -3:30, 40 hours per week – not to exceed 900 hours per calendar year depending on initial appointment.

Location: 6800A Industrial Rd, Springfield, VA 22151

Duties: As a member of a material management team: Performs routine manual tasks in receiving, warehousing and delivering supplies, equipment and surplus items, and sorting and delivery of library books. Assists in warehouse operations i.e., unloading/loading supplies, issuing and receiving supplies, and performing physical inventory. Provides excellent customer service when dealing with inside/outside agencies. Performs related work as required and may be required to operate a 22 or 24-foot cargo/box truck on an as needed basis.

  • Participates in the off/on loading of supplies and equipment for delivery and storage;
  • Moves supplies and equipment manually or by using mechanized and non-mechanized materials handling equipment, i.e., forklifts, motorized pallet jacks, carts and dollies;
  • Performs operator preventive maintenance and servicing of assigned equipment and reports unsafe operating conditions;
  • Assists in unpacking and storing bin and bulk storage items;
  • Packs and/or marks stock items for shipment;
  • Stores, stows, and organizes items in storage areas;
  • Performs physical inventory, cycle counts and spot checks;
  • Reports inventory discrepancies;
  • Assists with shipping and receiving;
  • Operates a truck in making deliveries of supplies and equipment to designated locations;
  • Assists in planning efficient routes for deliveries;
  • Communicates with dispatcher to ensure efficient delivery.

Qualifications:  Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to: high school graduation or a GED issued by a state department of education, plus six months of experience equivalent to Material Management Assistant.

Certificates and Licenses Required: Possession of a valid motor vehicle driver's license; Must be able to obtain Forklift Safety Training Certificate within 6-mos of hire date; may be required to provide copies of driving record periodically for verification of driving status.

Necessary Special Requirements:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record check, and pre-employment physical to the satisfaction of the employer.

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated knowledge of the Virginia State Motor Vehicle Code regulating truck operations. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to read a map. Experience coordinating logistical operations and allocating warehouse space. Demonstrated knowledge and experience with central receiving and distribution programs.

Physical requirements: Ability to lift and move items weighing up to 50 pounds, such as boxes of paper, furniture, etc.

Selection procedure: Panel interview.

To Apply: Submit resume to Applications accepted until position is filled.

*The individual selected for the 1500 hours position may be eligible for limited employee benefits, including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs, but is not eligible to earn retirement, paid leave or receive holiday pay.


Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-18041
Salary: $10-12 per hour
Hours: April through October Some weekend work required
Location: Laurel Hill Golf Club

Duties: Mowing, trimming, raking sand, picking up trash, watering, weeding

Minimum Requirements: Driver's license, ability to pass a criminal background check

Preferred Qualifications: High school diploma, interest in working outside

To apply: submit cover letter and resume with references

Submit: to Rick Owens Golf Course Superintendent Laurel Hill Golf Club

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job #: ELT-FCPA-17001
Salary: $9.50-$13.13/hour
Location: Cub Run RECenter, Chantilly, VA
Schedule: 8pm -12am, 3-4 days per week, days vary and include both weekdays, weekends and holidays

This is a great fit for a second job or to work around a school schedule.

Description: Cub Run RECenter is located at 4630 Stonecroft Blvd., Chantilly. Performs routing cleaning tasks. Sweeps, mops, and disinfects floors. Vacuums and shampoos carpets. Strips and waxes floors. Cleans and disinfects locker rooms, and uni-sex room to include walls, floors, and bathroom fixtures. Dusts furniture, lockers, cabinets, and bathroom fixtures. Empties trash receptacles and picks up litter. Cleans glass windows, doors and mirrors. Approximately 17 hours a week.

Qualifications:  Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Must be personable, punctual, dependable and capable of working alone. Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of eighth grade; plus one year of successful experience in public building custodial work.  Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.  Self-motivated.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check.

To apply: Submit your resume to or by mail to:

Derek Russell
Cub Run RECenter
4630 Stonecroft Blvd.
Chantilly, VA 20151

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job#: ELT-FCPA-16054
Salary: $14.35 per hour
Location:  4501 Brookfield Corporate Dr. Chantilly, VA  20151
Hours:  Hours vary seasonally and are weather dependent.  (March-November) 30-40 hours per week (December-March) 5-15 hours per week, weekly schedule will flex as work demands require - not to exceed 1560 hours per calendar year.

Duties: Assists with Forestry crew in tree pruning and removal activities.

  • Crew support including, job site clean-up, brush chipping, chainsaw use.
  • Compliance with industry safety standards (ANSI Z-133)
  • Participation in weekly and scheduled safety meetings.
  • Assists with general crew duties including shop, equipment and tool maintenance.
  • Active participation in training on the job and in house.
  • Must be a team player, willing to learn and able to share in all required job duties.

Qualifications:  Two years of experience in grounds and building maintenance.  Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to high school graduation or a G.E.D. issued by a state Department of Education.  Must be eligible to work in Virginia, possess a Social Security card, and have access to reliable transportation.  Must be physically able to lift 50 pounds.  Ability to spend extended periods of time standing, walking, and ability to traverse rough and uneven terrain to inspect remote park areas.  Must be able to work in varying weather conditions.

Certificates and Licenses Required: Motor vehicle operator’s license with good driving record. First Aid/CPR/AED certification (provided by Fairfax County).

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in natural areas or parks, use of forestry equipment such as chainsaws, chippers, and pruning tools.

To Apply: Contact Scott Diffenderfer, Urban Forestry Manager, or Patrick Thompson, Assistant Urban Forestry manager at (703) 222-8770 for further information.  Submit resume to or Patrick Thompson, Applications accepted until positions are filled.

Job#: ELT-DPWES-16013
Job Type: PT Hourly W BN
Location: Wastewater Collection Division (WCD), 6000 Freds Oak Rd, Burke (FL06), Virginia
Salary: $16.48 - $27.46 Hourly
$;$1,318.03 - $2,196.75 Biweekly
$34,268.83 - $57,115.55 Annually
Department: DPWES Wastewater Management

Multiple positions available.

Under the general supervision of the senior maintenance supervisor, the senior maintenance worker performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled duties required in the operation and preventive maintenance of a mechanical truck mounted rodder or combination vac truck (the latter of which is heavy equipment), and other equipment to include trailer mounted pumps, camera pole, crash cushion trailer. Performs visual inspections of sanitary sewer lines and manholes in accessible areas where rodding and flushing may be required. Identifies defects and cleaning requirements. Assists in the cleaning of manholes. After the cleaning task has been completed, will assist in moving the equipment to a new location. Work tasks will consist of the initial set up of the rodder, extend-a- jet, or flusher to do routine sanitary sewer maintenance as required. As a member of the various crews, will assist in setting up traffic cones, safety lights, and all equipment pertaining to confined space entry. Serves as a flagger and directs traffic flow as needed to ensure all safety procedures are carried out. Walks stream valleys investigating sanitary sewer creek crossings, prioritizing the crossings in terms of need for protection and/or rehabilitation, and to consider them as possible candidates for a joint Stormwater/Wastewater project.    May serve as lead position in field over maintenance workers performing inspection and/or maintenance functions in the performance of their duties as required.  Uses laptops and an asset management (software) system with county GIS to create, edit and complete work orders. Must be able to walk on uneven ground such as hills, wooded, and marshy areas.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with wastewater collection system and repair including manhole repair, excavation, backfill, and asphalt paving. Experience working with combination unit sewer cleaners and rodders. Good communication skills. Experience using desktop or laptop computers regularly.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED:  A valid commercial driver’s license CDL (Class A or B) and tank truck endorsement, or a valid CDL Lerner’s Permit.  Appointees with only a CDL Learner’s Permit,  must obtain a valid CDL within 6 months of hire date or be terminated from the position.

Other certifications required include VDOT flagging card, DOT medical card and appointees must satisfactorily complete mandatory training for OSHA confined space entry within the first 6 months of employment.

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. Flagging certification is required.  The appointee must also provide a satisfactory official certified driving transcript from the state of his residence.

Pre-employment, random, and post-accident drug and alcohol testing is mandatory for this position. The appointee must also show compliance with DOT drug/alcohol testing requirement requirements as demonstrated by reports from prior employers.

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 and

Agency: Fairfax County Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-16030
Salary: $12.00/hour, no benefits
Schedule: Weekday and weekend work starting in July and ending in mid-November consisting 16-40 hours per week. Must be available to work weekends and holidays.

Responsible for keeping park property including but not limited to athletic fields, grounds, and picnic rental shelter clean and safe for patrons. Collecting trash from receptacles and or grounds then transporting for disposal, cleaning restrooms and other facilities. Be efficient in the order sites are visited and with the routes taken from site to site. Sites with high priority should be visited more frequently and be given greater attention. Inspect facilities each shift and document findings.

Interacts with public to provide information about facilities and enforce the park rules.

Requirements: Valid driver’s license. Ability to lift 50 pounds regularly and work outdoors in variable weather conditions performing physical labor. Ability to traverse uneven ground. Ability to bend, twist, turn, stand, sit, and stoop. Ability to operate motor vehicle. Ability to operate grounds equipment. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations. All appointees must successfully complete the background investigation prior to employment.

Area 1 (Fairfax, Mclean, Oakton, Vienna)
Area Manager: Olivier Anqueti
3200 Jermantown Rd.
Oakton, VA 22124

Area 2 (Annandale, Bailey’s Crossroads, Fairfax, North Springfield)
Area Manager: Amber Stramel
8116 Braddock Rd.
Annandale, VA 22003

Area 3 (Alexandria, Franconia, Lorton, Springfield)
Area Manager: Phil Hager
6901 South Kings Highway
Alexandria, VA 22310

Area 4 (Burke, Fairfax, Fairfax Station, Lorton, West Springfield)
Area Manager: Ed Richardson
10401 Burke Lake Road
Fairfax Station, VA 22039

Area 5 (Centreville, Chantilly, Fairfax)
Area Manager: Walter Wesley
4501 Brookfield Corp. Dr.
Chantilly, VA. 20151

Area 6 (Great Falls, Herndon, Reston)
Area Manager: Wayne Brissey
1410 Hunter Mill Rd.
Vienna, VA. 22182

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