Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #13-2177

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


Land Development Services,
Department of Public Works & Environmental Services

Job # 13-2177

$47,354 to $63,139  (Grade S21)

Inspects site construction and associated public improvements to ensure conformance with Fairfax County's standards and land development regulations. Serves as the Land Development Services representative on construction sites. Communicates development regulations to contractors, developers, engineers, other governmental agencies, and citizens. Issues written notices of violation of county codes that pertain to land-disturbing activities and regulations enforced by Land Development Services. Provides legal testimony in court regarding land-disturbing activities and development projects in Fairfax County. Monitors the status of the development agreements with Fairfax County and evaluates the status of bonded improvements. Perform inspection of erosion and sediment control in accordance with the requirements depicted on the approved plans and the Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Handbook. Performs related duties as required; duties are performed under supervision.



Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from high school; plus three years of construction experience, preferably in the inspection field.



The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer. The ability to obtain certification as a Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector and a Stormwater Project Inspector within 18 months of hire.



Experience and the ability to read and interpret construction plans to ensure compliance with Fairfax County Codes and regulations. Familiarity with Virginia Department of Transportation's roadway construction standards and the county's erosion and sediment control regulations. Good oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of environmental protection and conservation practices. Experience in the enforcement of Chesapeake Bay ordinances and regulations. Knowledge of court proceedings.


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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