Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #12-1820

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


Support Services Division,
Fire and Rescue Department

Job # 12-1820

$43,095 to $57,460  (Grade S19)

This opportunity is being re-announced. All applicants who have previously applied for this job need to re-apply to be considered.

This position is located in the Meter Shop of the Rescue Management Section, and works an 8-hour day, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Some overtime may be required in response to after-hour emergency incidents. Reports to the Supervisor of the Logistics Distribution Center.

Installs, maintains and repairs instrumentation and electronic equipment used by the Fire and Rescue Department. Maintains and ensures calibration and measuring equipment is clean and functioning properly on-site and at fire stations. Performs inventory counts to ensure inventory accuracy and places orders for stock/supply replacement parts. Investigates and analyzes equipment failures on multigenerational equipment via laptop and visual inspections. Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on all of the Fire and Rescue Department's instruments.



Any combination of education, training, and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, or a G.E.D. issued by a state department of education or equivalent including technical/trade school training and two years of experience as an instrumentation technician.



The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer. Must possess a valid motor vehicle driver's license.



Experience in inventory management. Knowledge of Fairfax County Government Accountable Equipment policies; and the Fire Department instrumentation devices, to include repair and maintenance of the equipment. Experience in use of Microsoft Office software applications and other PC-based programs. Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to function with minimal supervision. Ability to prepare clear and concise reports and to write effectively; and maintain effective relationships with internal agency personnel and external agency stakeholders, such as vendor representatives.



The selection process will include a panel interview of the top-rated candidates, and may include a practical exercise. Current and former supervisors may be contacted for information relating to the candidate's performance and experience.


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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