Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #12-1441

Fairfax County Application Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., #270, Fairfax, VA 22035


Facilities Management Department

Job # 12-1441

$35,021 to $46,694  (Grade S16)

Performs a variety of skilled finish and rough carpentry, and is responsible for general repair and building maintenance of architectural and structural systems in county buildings. Duties include--but are not limited to--installing, repairing and maintaining automatic and fire doors, door hardware and operators, windows and window coverings, flooring, carpet, tile, sheet and vinyl, ceiling systems, interior and exterior walls, sidewalks, rails, fencing, masonry, outdoor equipment, office furniture, systems furniture, and cabinetry. Requisitions material and prepares work orders. Provides technical assistance to other trades staff. Safely operates, cleans and maintains a variety of stationary and portable tools, including table saw, joiner, shaper, radial arm saw, band saw, circular saw, routers, drills, etc. Safely operates a county vehicle and maintains and inventories tools and supplies. Requires ability to respond to emergencies after hours and handle on-call procedures.



Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma or G.E.D. issued by a state department of education; and completion of an acceptable apprentice-level training program. Four years of experience may be substituted for the apprentice-level training program.



The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a pre-employment physical examination to the satisfaction of the employer prior to being appointed. Must possess a valid driver's license.

Ability to climb up and work off fourteen-foot step ladder, a 50-foot extension ladder, or scaffolding. Ability to lift and carry 75 pounds. Ability to perform duties in inclement weather and routinely work in dark, hot, cold, damp environments in tiring, physically demanding positions for long periods of time with possible exposure to hazardous materials, such as asbestos.



Knowledge and experience performing carpentry tasks, performing building maintenance of commercial buildings, experience working in the construction industry. Knowledge of OSHA regulations, building codes and ability to work safely while operating power tools of the carpentry trade. Basic computer skills and knowledge.



Final selection will be made with consideration given to the candidate's interview score, their education, training, experience, as well as present and prior work performance.



Position may be exposed to materials known to contain asbestos, in which case the incumbent will undergo annual asbestos examinations.


To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

If this is the first time you have used AIMS, you will need to create an account.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. 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. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.


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Most positions advertised here are merit system positions funded for full benefits such as health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Follow the link for details on Fairfax County's comprehensive benefits program for merit system employees. If a position is not funded for benefits that information will generally be included in the job announcement.


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