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Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, United States
Arlington County is seeking an experienced Transit Capital Program Manager to oversee the implementation of its transit capital projects. This senior manager plays a leadership role in multi-year capital improvement priority-setting, budgeting, scheduling, cost estimating, design, construction management, quality control, and constituent response and interacts with County staff, elected officials, transit providers such as WMATA, private developers and federal, state, and regional funding agencies and community groups on the implementation of a broad array of transit projects. Arlington's currently adopted 10-year Capital Improvement Program identifies over $500 million in transit project investments ranging from new Metro station entrances and vertical circulation to a new bus maintenance facility to support Arlington's growing ART bus operation. The Capital Program Section of the Transit Bureau provides the project development and implementation expertise for transit infrastructure projects of local and regional significance.  The Section is responsible for ensuring that projects are developed and delivered on time and within budget, while meeting functional, esthetic, sustainability, accessibility, maintainability, and code requirements, plus state, regional and federal agency requirements consistent with the various funding sources and types of projects. The staff and contractors oversee many multi-million-dollar capital projects, managing design and construction contracts while coordinating with all internal stakeholders. This employee works with considerable independence under the general direction of the Division of Transportation (DOT) Assistant Transit Bureau Chief. Specific responsibilities include: Developing the Transit Capital Program within the context of Arlington County's Capital Improvement Program, the 10-year Transit Development Plan, and the Master Transportation Plan;Managing the delivery of the transit capital projects in accordance with local, state and federal requirements and procedures and ensuring adherence to regulations and contracting requirements;Managing transit capital projects by defining the project scope, overseeing the planning, design and construction phases, budgeting, cost estimating and scheduling of work; Managing professional staff and contractors within the transit capital program providing program oversight and support to transit project managers and assigned project Facility, Design and Construction project managers and engineers;Developing and managing the funding plan for transit capital projects;Coordinating transit capital project delivery with Arlington's Facility, Design and Construction Bureau;Building cooperative relationships with regional and state partners, especially the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation, to improve processes and communication;Building and maintaining a cooperative and productive working relationship with WMATA, the regional rail and bus transit provider and with other stakeholders such as members of the business community, citizens, public interest groups, neighborhood groups, and other organizations.Selection Criteria:Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Urban Planning, Engineering, Construction Management, or related discipline, plus progressively responsible experience in transportation planning, design, and/or construction management with senior level project management experience managing teams responsible for complex public transportation infrastructure projects.  Candidates should have experience managing infrastructure projects associated with bus and rail transit operations; federal and state funding and reporting requirements; transportation procurements/contracting; and building strong relationships with a variety of partners and stakeholders in an active, diverse community. Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.Desirable Qualifications:The preferred candidate will also have: A Master's Degree in Urban Planning, Engineering, Construction Management, or related discipline and experience managing capital budgets and real estate acquisitions and leveraging technology and tools to support project management efforts.Special Requirements:Completion of Supplemental Questionnaire. Do not give "see resume" as a response to questions.A comprehensive reference, background, and credit check may be conducted for the top candidates. Pursuant to Section 27-9 of the Arlington County code, this position requires the completion of "Statement of Economic Interest" (Financial Disclosure) form upon acceptance of employment and annually thereafter Additional Information:Work Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 :00 am to 5:00 pm.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
NOTE: This is currently an over-strength position created to support the implementation of the new permit processing system. The term of this position is expected to be one to two years. This position is currently eligible for all County-provided benefits. The Arlington County Department of Community Planning, Housing and Development (CPHD) is currently looking for a Zoning Inspector to join our Zoning Division. The Zoning Division is responsible for the interpretation, enforcement, and administration of the Zoning Ordinance, as well as providing technical assistance to citizens and the development community. The successful candidate in this position will perform technical inspection and enforcement work, involving extensive contact with the business, construction, and development communities as well as the general public. Additionally, the successful candidate will conduct field inspections to ensure compliance with the Arlington County Zoning Ordinance. Areas of emphasis include, but are not limited to, parking, landscaping, signage, building materials, lighting, and occupancy. Duties/responsibilities include:Making independent field judgments in evaluating compliance with special exception, conditions, and the Zoning Ordinance; Negotiating solutions to problems involving considerable investment of developer time and money; Maintaining detailed records of project inspections and enforcement cases; Responding to citizen complaints by making field inspections and conducting appropriate investigations; Making referrals to appropriate agencies; Conducting periodic inspections to monitor ongoing compliance; Performing Certificate of Occupancy inspections; Reviewing sign permits; and Testifying in court. Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from high school, GED certificate or equivalent, PLUS three years of experience in the inspection and enforcement of zoning codes and/or ordinances. Applicant must possess, or have the ability to obtain, a valid motor vehicle operator's license from the applicant's state of residence at the time of appointment. The applicant must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or the applicant must provide a copy of the applicant's official state/district driving record. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicant's driving record.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
Arlington County is looking for a Wet Utilities Design Engineer Team Supervisor to lead a team of three-to-four Design Engineers ranging from entry-level to experienced, senior-level Professional Engineer in complex, urban public works wet-utility capital improvement projects with associated work that includes transportation infrastructure restoration, dry-utility relocations, and drainage improvements. This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced Engineer to lead a team from concept plan development through final engineering design and construction support on projects ranging in cost from $100,000 to over $10 million. This Design Engineer Team Supervisor will oversee team responsibilities in the development of concept plans, final design construction drawings, specifications, estimates, bid documents, and support services during construction. The portfolio of projects typically includes 15-to-30 projects of various size and stage of completion. Projects include water main and/or sanitary sewer pipe replacements or upgrades to increase capacity or replace aging infrastructure. Work is performed in a built-out urban environment with limited access resulting from congested right-of-way or various infrastructure. This position is in the Engineering Bureau which consists of approximately 75 employees who provide full-scale surveying, design, and construction management services for public works capital projects. In addition to the full range of skills which are provided in-house, the Bureau utilizes contractors and consultants to enhance the capacity of projects. This employee reports directly to the Assistant Engineering Bureau Chief. Specific duties include: Supervising a team of Design Engineers including assigning and managing workloads, evaluating performance, and developing staff skills through coaching and training; Establishing design schedules for various public-works urban infrastructure capital improvement projects based on scope of work and staff resource availability; Monitoring design progress, mitigating delays, and ensuring timely completion of design work; Providing technical direction and overseeing the design work of a team of engineers to ensure compliance with applicable standards and best practices; Supervising the preparation of construction plans, specifications, estimates, and other construction contract documents; Applying a professional registration seal to plans and specifications prepared under the incumbent's direct supervision; Leading meetings and coordinating with various stakeholders such as community groups, business leaders, regulatory agencies, utility companies, and internal County agencies; and Serving as a member of the Engineering Bureau Leadership Team; providing input on various Bureau-wide initiatives. The successful candidate will possess outstanding project management skills, technical expertise in civil engineering with experience in a construction plan production environment, and strong leadership qualities with a proven track record of successfully working with various stakeholders. Minimum: The qualified candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, plus significant experience in the design of public works capital improvement projects, and a PE License in the Commonwealth of Virginia, or a state with reciprocity. Pursuant to Section 27-9 of the Arlington County Code, this position requires the completion of a "Statement of Economic Interest" (Financial Disclosure) form upon acceptance of employment and annually thereafter. Each section of the application must be completed. A resume may be attached, however, it will not substitute for the completed application. Incomplete applications will be rejected. Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire are considered part of the selection process and are required for this position. Please do not give "see resume" as a response to the questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
This employee will coordinate the warehouse activities of the Transportation Engineering & Operations Bureau (TE&O) and supply inventory of four (4) separate operations sections, which include: Parking Meters, Signs & Pavement Markings, Traffic Signals, and Streetlights. The Warehouse Coordinator will be responsible for performing technical and administrative duties associated with the operation and maintenance of warehouse and/or stores management systems in the TE&O Bureau. Specific duties include:Assisting with the implementation of the inventory control system (Carte graph) and establishing standardized processes and procedures for three warehouses to ensure inventory control; Monitoring purchasing, receiving, storage/issuance of all supplies, materials and equipment to ensure proper procedures are used by both internal and external (contractor) users; Maintaining manual and automated inventory systems as materials are ordered, received and dispensed; Conducting periodic inventories of warehouse storage items to produce and analyze usage and delivery pattern reports and to identify items that need to be ordered, discarded or auctioned; Coordinating the buying process for all inventory coming into the warehouses to ensure that additional inventory is needed and creating purchase orders through the centralized financial system (PRISM); Creating New Contract Worksheets with contract specifications as well as iSource entries with documentation; Monitoring payment of invoices; Working with Program Manager to develop specifications for Requests for Proposals and participating in the selection of supply vendors and service contractors; Monitoring on-site performance of contractors to ensure compliance with contract specifications; and Researching and responding to inquiries related to inventory levels and resolving issues involving vendor or buyer concerns. Minimum: High school diploma or the equivalent, plus three years of progressively responsible technical and administrative work related to warehouse operations and/or inventory management, including with the following: receiving, storing and issuing supplies/tools, materials, parts and equipment, records maintenance, and forklift operation. Experience must include at least one year of buying experience. 1) Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license from the applicant's state of residence. The applicant must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or the applicant must provide a copy of, the applicant's official state/district driving record. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicants driving record. 2) Must possess a valid Forklift certification. 3) Position requires assisting with loading and unloading supplies. Employee must be able to lift light to heavy equipment, materials and supplies weighing up to 50 lbs. 4) Must be able to work at elevated heights using ladders and automated lifts.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
Arlington County seeks an energetic and team focused Utilities Billing Manager to oversee the billing and collection of $110M from our 38,000 customers for water, sewer, and solid waste services. This position in the Utility Services Office (USO) supervises a staff of seven (7) employees and reports to the Utility Billing & Customer Service Manager. The Utilities Services Office is responsible for issuing nearly 200,000 utility bills annually, identifying and resolving account discrepancies, identifying and tracking delinquent accounts, analyzing account and consumption data and trends, establishing and adhering to policies and industry best practices, and providing superior customer service. This unit must coordinate closely with several other County agencies in order to provide seamless service to our customers. Specific duties include:Managing the daily operations of the Utilities Billing unit; Overseeing all customer accounts, meter to cash process, including generation of bills, leak adjustment and delinquency programs, payments and tracking payment status; Working closely with managers of meter staff and daily meter reading activities; Assisting the Utility Billing and Customer Service Manager with the implementation of a new billing system and assisting current staff through change management effort; Managing the escalated customer service and billing disputes; Leading quality control/quality assurance effort by monitoring accounts, analyzing data and trends, monitoring trends in the industry, and participating in audits; Composing correspondence to customers and responding to inquiries using MS Office Suite; Monitoring performance of key systems and coordinating with technology staff to ensure continuity of operations; and Serving as a backup for Utility Billing and Customer Service Manager. The ideal applicant will have experience in water or wastewater billing, be technologically savvy, will demonstrate a strong customer focus, and have the ability to manage an effective team while strengthening relationships with partner agencies. Minimum: Bachelor's degree in financial management, business administration, accounting, information management or a related field, plus progressively responsible management experience in utility billing. The applicant must possess, or obtain by the time of appointment, a valid motor vehicle operator's license from the applicant's place of residence or the applicant must have the ability and willingness to use alternative methods of transportation to perform assigned duties and responsibilities at locations other than the primary worksite. If the applicant possesses or acquires a license, the applicant must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or the applicant must provide a copy of the applicant's official state/district driving record. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicant's driving record.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
The Business Tax Division of the office of Commissioner of Revenue is looking for a Tax Auditor II to coordinate and conduct private sector business license and business tangible property tax audits and investigations. This position will also audit financial reports for the Custodial Tax Program. This will include the meals tax, transient occupancy tax, cigarette tax, and short-term rental tax collected by merchants on behalf of the Commissioner of Revenue which will ensure tax compliance with current County and State statutes. Specific duties of the position include:Leading and developing tax audit work plans, project timetables, and field investigations; Determining audit objective, scope, strategies, and procedures; Developing and preparing interim and final audit findings reports; Reviewing financial reports from external consultants, banks, accountants, the Internal Revenue Service and corporate attorneys; Interpreting and evaluating internal controls policies and procedures; Preparing responses to audit findings appeals; Serving as technical resource to staff in the resolution of complex inquiries; Assisting in analyzing proposals and recommendations to amendments to the County Board taxation ordinances; Assisting in conducting statistical analysis; Meeting with business representatives to disseminate information concerning the office's tax program and to encourage full, voluntary cooperation; and Performing other related duties as required including training. The successful candidate will provide excellent taxpayer service in a challenging and fast-paced work environment by assisting customers in obtaining or renewing business licenses and explaining business tangible or miscellaneous custodial tax rules; consulting with customers, resolving legal and fiscal issues, involving investigation, research, and recommendations; and answering inquiries from customers concerning sensitive issues, County policy, and providing information concerning existing, new or planned programs. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration or related field, plus two years of experience conducting financial tax investigation/auditing work in either a private, public or governmental environment. Work Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire are considered part of the selection process and are required for this position. Please do not give "see resume" as a response to the questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered. In order to receive full credit for your experience, please ensure that you have included details of all relevant work experience on your application and have completed the Supplemental Questionnaire in its entirety.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
We are looking for an experienced Technology Manager to direct the One Stop Arlington Permitting Solutions (OSAPI) unit in the Department of Technology Services. OSAPI is the County's enterprise-wide initiative to make it easier for all who do business with the County in building and land development and permitting by streamlining and simplifying processes, working toward transparency and predictability of processes, policies and procedures. A large part of this program is the implementation of an integrated software application that will support the County's building and land development and permitting activities involving multiple departments across the County. The One-Stop Arlington Permitting Solutions unit is responsible for the management and support of a portfolio of COTS (Commercial-Off-The-Shelf) and custom developed business applications that support this initiative including the purchased Acela Civic Platform. The unit provides technical and functional support services for the PermitArlington application ensuring that the application and interfaces to other applications perform in a reliable, efficient and economical manner. This manager will direct a team of employees and contractors who provide technical and functional support services to internal and external users of PermitArlington. The technical work associated with this position is highly complex and requires working collaboratively with representatives across the county and within DTS to ensure the success of the program The solutions manager reports to the OSAPI Program Manager and also will work closely with a 3-member sponsor committee consisting of Directors of the key implementing departments. Key responsibilities include:Managing the application life cycle from planning through implementation and ongoing operations; Developing, communicating and monitoring project development and implementation schedules, roadmaps, processes, and technical documentation; Supervising three application support staff and managing four contractors to ensure that the team is meeting customer expectations; Working closely with internal business owners and stakeholders to define the program strategy and project road map, as well as to define user requirements for current and future releases of the application; Monitoring the performance of production applications to ensure that internal and external teams work together to resolve any impacts to customers; Negotiating Service Level Agreements and monitoring work assignments to ensure adherence to them, modifying as needed; Managing resources, including licenses, contracts and vendor relationships and reviewing and approving contractor work; Working collaboratively with other IT managers to define solutions for complex resourcing challenges; Developing and implementing communications and training plans and communicating regularly with customers on technical and non-technical matters; Managing the project budget ensuring compliance with planned spending levels; Preparing and presenting status reports, project updates, and budget projections to the Program Manager and Sponsor committee to ensure that critical information is shared in a timely manner; and Maintaining currency with new technologies and industry standards for application and relevance to the system. Qualifications Requirements: Bachelor's degree in information management, business administration, planning or related field and significant responsible experience in information technology and applications development that included implementing and managing the life cycle of a complex, multi-faceted system and that involved extensive customer/stakeholder support, interaction and issue/problem resolution. Please submit a letter of application addressing how your experience and training meet the qualifications requirements. Please be sure to address any qualifications related to the following:Leadership and communication skills; Program/project management experience; and Information technology and application development. Please use the space provided in the Supplemental Questions section of the online application for your cover letter or attach it to your online application.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
Arlington County's Department of Environmental Services (DES) has an opportunity for a qualified individual to join a nationally recognized organization as the Transit Senior Project Manager in the Facilities Design and Construction Bureau. The employee is responsible for planning and directing major transit-related new construction, design engineering, and renovation projects; administering and coordinating complex transit-focused facility design and construction county funded projects for WMATA from initial development through final inspections and startup including project turnover to owners; developing, monitoring and overseeing project budgets and dispersal of funds; directing the project design team in the preparation of construction documents, specifications, and project contract scope of work; managing multiple construction contracts to ensure that quality products are delivered on time and within budget; and preparing required compliance reports for Federal, State, and regional grants. Duties include:Developing initial project documents including capital budget estimates, schedules and defining the scope of work and project management plan; Leading the project permitting and approval process; Directing the project design team and coordinating County and Stakeholder reviews; Leading the construction contractor selection process and managing the contract; Recommending changes in design specifications and schedules to accommodate conditions at construction sites; Preparing and finalizing grant compliant documentation for regional, state, and federal agencies; Managing the project close out and providing follow-up actions as required during the warranty period; and Making presentations to elected officials, executive management and citizen groups. Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Project Management, or a related field, PLUS three years of experience in managing the design and construction of transit facilities. The applicant must possess, or obtain by the time of appointment, a valid motor vehicle operator's license from the applicant's place of residence or the applicant must have the ability and willingness to use alternative methods of transportation to perform assigned duties and responsibilities at locations other than the primary worksite. If the applicant possesses or acquires a license, the applicant must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or the applicant must provide a copy of the applicant's official state/district driving record. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicant's driving record.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
Arlington County is looking for a Transportation Design Engineer Team Supervisor to lead a team of three-to-four Design Engineers ranging from entry-level to experienced, senior-level Professional Engineer in complex, urban multi modal transportation infrastructure capital improvement projects with associated storm water and utility work. This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced engineer to lead a team from concept plan development through final engineering design and construction support on projects ranging in cost from $100,000 to over $5 million. This Design Engineer Team Supervisor will oversee team responsibilities in the development of concept plans, final design construction drawings, specifications, estimates, bid documents, and support services during construction. Successful completion of projects requires dynamic coordination of engineering considerations such as accommodation of multiple modes of transportation including pedestrians, bicyclists, transit vehicles, trucks, and passenger cars; management of storm water quantity and quality; undergrounding of existing utilities; identification and acquisition of real estate interests; and coordination with private development plans. This position is in the Engineering Bureau of the Department of Environmental Services which consists of approximately 75 employees who provide full-scale surveying, design, and construction management services for public works capital projects. In addition to the full range of skills which are provided in-house, the Bureau utilizes contractors and consultants to enhance the capacity of projects. This employee reports directly to the Assistant Engineering Bureau Chief. Specific duties include: Supervising a team of Design Engineers including assigning and managing workloads, evaluating performance, and developing staff skills through coaching and training; Establishing design schedules for various urban infrastructure capital improvement projects based on scope of work and staff resource availability; Monitoring design progress, mitigating delays, and ensuring timely completion of design work; Providing technical direction and overseeing the design work of a team of engineers to ensure compliance with applicable industry standards and best practices; Supervising the preparation of construction plans, specifications, estimates, and other construction contract documents; Applying a professional registration seal to plans and specifications prepared under the incumbent's direct supervision; Leading meetings and coordinating with various stakeholders such as community groups, business leaders, regulatory agencies, utility companies, and internal County agencies; and Serving as a member of the Engineering Bureau Leadership Team; providing input on various Bureau-wide initiatives. The successful candidate will possess outstanding project management skills, technical expertise in civil engineering with experience in a construction plan production environment, and strong leadership qualities, with a proven track record of successfully working with various stakeholders. Minimum: Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering plus significant experience in the design of public works capital improvement projects and a PE License in the Commonwealth of Virginia, or a state with reciprocity. Pursuant to Section 27-9 of the Arlington County Code, this position requires the completion of a "Statement of Economic Interest" (Financial Disclosure) form upon acceptance of employment and annually thereafter. Each section of the application must be completed. A resume may be attached, however, it will not substitute for the completed application. Incomplete applications will be rejected. Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire are considered part of the selection process and are required for this position. Please do not give "see resume" as a response to the questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
Arlington County is seeking a seasoned and highly motivated Senior Internal Auditor to join a dynamic and progressive team in the County's Department of Management and Finance. This part-time (20 hours per week) position in the Internal Audit Unit supports the County's commitment to strengthening and safeguarding the County's operations and ensuring that appropriate internal controls are in place to minimize and mitigate risk. The Internal Audit Unit is responsible for the coordination and implementation of a highly technical and/or diversely complex auditing work plan in accordance with professional standards, applicable statutes, rules, procedures, policies and regulations. This Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for extensive efforts in audit planning; coordinating, executing, and documenting audit findings; and following-up on remediation efforts. Work is completed in accordance with established professional standards. This Auditor reports directly to the Management & Finance Deputy Director. Specific duties of the position include: Participating in the development of the annual work plan for the Internal Audit Unit; conducting formal County-wide risk assessments to assess organizational risk and focusing audit resources on high-risk areas; Conducting entrance conferences with Department Directors to review the objective, scope and timing of an audit as well as coordinating schedules, on site visits, and identifying materials needed for review; Conducting exit conferences with Department Directors to discuss audit findings and recommendations; evaluating department responses to audit reports and conducting follow-up reviews to evaluate the implementation of audit finding recommendations; Executing audits, interpreting and evaluating internal controls, and evaluating policies and procedures in accordance with professional audit standards as defined by the Institute of Internal Auditors; Developing and preparing interim and final audit report findings in accordance with professional auditing standards which include detailed information about the audit, findings and recommendations for remediation; Providing expert counsel to senior County management, department representatives, and professional colleagues on a wide variety of financial and operational issues and challenges; Developing and delivering presentations on audit procedures, findings or best practices to department leaders, managers and purchasing representatives and other County staff; and Providing analytical support for special investigations while working jointly with local law enforcement staff in gathering evidence for fraud, waste and abuse legal cases and coordinating with the County Attorney's Office on special projects. Minimum: Completion of a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration or directly related field from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 24 semester hours (or 36 quarter hours) in Accounting plus substantial, highly responsible professional auditing experience in either a private, public, or governmental environment. Please provide a cover letter addressing how your education, experience and training meets the requirements under position and selection criteria highlighting your accomplishments in these areas. Please use the space provided in the Supplemental Questions section of the online application for your cover letter or attach the cover letter to your online application.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
Arlington County's Department of Environmental Services is seeking a hands-on team lead to provide leadership and technical guidance to the newly created streetlights field team in the trades section of the Transportation Engineering & Operations Bureau (TE&O). This employee will lead the team and participate in performing a variety of work tasks related to the maintenance, replacement, repair, and installation of new streetlights. Other duties will include traffic signal maintenance work, emergency operations, and assisting other sections as needed. Specific duties include:Planning, scheduling, managing and evaluating streetlight maintenance projects and ensuring that the crew is able to maintain/repair County streetlights, upgrade electrical services, monitor/report/track Dominion Virginia Power (DVP) minor and major outages, and providing onsite field assistance as needed; Reviewing streetlight systems installed by developers as part of site plans; Coordinating with other members of the streetlight and ITS team to prepare and manage strategic and operations plans for streetlight operations; Managing property owners and resident inquiries related to outages and deployment of new Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) infrastructure; Responding to citizens' questions and concerns using the DES asset management and work order system (Cartegraph); Completing reports and documentation, including work orders, accident reports, training records, and daily work summaries using MS Office Suite and other business applications; Developing of standard operating procedures (SOP's) for maintenance/repair of the street light system and for scheduling and quality assurance regarding contractor support; and Managing contract resources, including overseeing streetlight maintenance budget, supervising the Quality Assurance/Quality Control process, and establishing and maintaining sustainable working relationships between the County and contract vendors. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and writing skills and technical knowledge and understanding of streetlight and signal functionality with experience that demonstrates the ability to effective lead a work crew and participate in performance of critical work functions involving advanced ITS technology. Minimum Requirements:High School Diploma, GED, or graduation from Vocational School and several years' experience performing installation, maintenance and repair of ITS technology including electronic traffic and ROW control devices with some responsibility for providing guidance, team coordination, or other similar level leadership work. See "Special Requirements" section. 1) Must possess a valid Class "B" or "A" commercial driver's license (CDL) from the applicant's state of residence. The applicant must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or the applicant must provide a copy of, the applicant's official state/district driving record. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicants driving record. 2) Must possess valid Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Intermediate Work Zone Training or equivalent work zone safety training certification. 3) Must possess or obtain within one year of employment the following certifications:IMSA Traffic Signals Level I IMSA Roadway Lighting Technician Level I 4) Must be able to lift light to heavy objects up to 50 lbs. 5) Must be able to work at elevated heights of more than 35 feet.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
Arlington County is seeking a skilled Fingerprint Specialist to support the Forensic Identification Unit of the Arlington County Police Department. This Fingerprint Specialist is responsible for receiving, evaluating and comparing latent fingerprints and palm prints typically in the form of latent lift cards and photographs to known prints of any subjects developed in a criminal investigation or case, and encoding latent prints of known or unidentified persons into various Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems (AFIS) accessible to the Arlington County Police Department. This specialist will serve as a lead examiner and will be responsible for assisting and training other specialists assigned to the unit. Specific duties include: Performing manual comparison of latent print impressions with known fingerprint/palm prints; Encoding inked and latent prints into various AFIS databases to affect an identification; Testifying in court as an expert witness on all matters pertaining to friction ridge analysis; Verifying the fingerprint identifications effected by other specialists; Evaluating latent prints developed by the officers assigned to the Crime Scene Unit; Assisting the Commonwealth Attorney with questions involving fingerprint matters; Assisting in mixing and validating a chemical reagent (Ninhydrin) for the development of latent prints on porous substrates; Assisting with maintaining fingerprint files for the unit. Minimum:Qualified candidates at the senior level must have a high school diploma or equivalent and significant experience in the examination of latent prints using the Henry Classification System, and the Analysis, Comparison, Evaluation and Verification (ACE-V) Method of fingerprint analysis. Due to the sensitive nature of this position candidates receiving consideration will be required to undergo a pre-employment polygraph examination and a character/background investigation conducted by the Police Department. Candidate must successfully complete a latent print test and a fingerprint sequencing test.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
The successful employee will work at various Arlington County School crossings, providing vehicular and pedestrian traffic control to promote maximum safety in the movement of children to and from schools. Arlington County Schools serve a diverse population including parents and children for whom English is a second language. The work is normally limited to those hours during which school is opening, recessing or closing, but may be changed at short notice due to bad weather or other emergencies. The employee's specific duties include:Direct traffic at school crossings; Report traffic hazards and violations; Perform pedestrian and vehicle counts at crossings; and Prepare written and/or numerical reports. Minimum Qualifications: Must be able to be at school crossings promptly either with personal or public transportation. Must be accessible during school hours by telephone in order to respond to emergency schedule changes. Ability to exercise mature and alert judgment. Ability to direct vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Ability to deal firmly and courteously with the public, particularly school age children. Ability and willingness to work in all types of weather. A pre-employment background investigation, polygraph examination and physical examination are required as a condition of employment. The applicant must have the ability and willingness to use alternative methods of transportation to get to school work sites when performing assignments or the applicant must possess, or obtain by the time of appointment, a valid motor vehicle operator's license from the applicant's place of residence. If the applicant possesses or acquires a license, the applicant must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or the applicant must provide a copy of the applicant's official state/district driving record. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicant's driving record.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
Come and join our dedicated team of Pretrial Officers! The Arlington County Sheriff Office is currently seeking a Pretrial Officer to evaluate eligibility criteria and monitor the progress of participants in the Pretrial Program. This position offers the opportunity to assist inmates and individuals referred to the Pretrial Program with mental health and/or substance abuse treatment, and to collaborate with outside agencies for effective case management. This employee is responsible for the case management of an ethnically diverse client population, some of whom speak other languages and have limited or no English skills. Specific duties include:Investigating and interviewing defendants arrested on state and local warrants to develop pretrial recommendations, pre-trial compliance, and violations; Conducting crisis intervention and conflict resolution; Conducting risk assessments using the Virginia Pretrial Risk Assessment Instrument (VPRAI) of jailed defendants; Presenting a pretrial investigation report with recommendations to assist courts in decision-making related to granting or reconsidering bail; Supervising and assisting defendants placed on pretrial supervision to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of bail; Preparing progress letters for the Sheriff and Judges; Conducting alcohol and drug screening on program participants; Maintaining confidential criminal histories and inmate record files using computers and other sources; and/or completing necessary court paperwork and verifying defendant's information; Seeking capias or show cause order when defendants fail to comply with the conditions of bail or supervision; Accessing and entering confidential data into the Virginia Pretrial and Community Corrections (PTCC) data system; Reviewing inmate files to determine eligibility for Pretrial Electronic Home Detention. Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, or related field plus experience providing social, psychological or correctional services to clients and/or inmates. Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire are considered part of the selection process and are required for this position. Please do not give "see resume" as a response to the questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Candidates must successfully complete a character background investigation and a drug screening test. The background investigation is conducted by the Sheriff's Office and includes a polygraph examination.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
NOTE: This is a re-announcement. If you previously applied for this position, there is no need to reapply. The Arlington County Department of Community Planning, Housing and Development (CPHD) is currently looking for a motivated Principal Planner to join the Planning Division in its Comprehensive Planning team. This position will be responsible for coordinating the preparation of major land use studies, sector plan studies, plan implementation strategies, and managing the activities of associated community engagement processes. Components of these studies could include the development of land use policies and strategies, concept plans, illustrative plans, zoning amendments, plan implementation programs, public facility plans, urban design guidelines, planning work program items, ad hoc task forces, and interagency planning initiatives. At times, this position may be responsible for evaluation of development applications for consistency with approved plans. Specific duties include: Leading processes necessary to undertake major land use studies Directing the activities of interagency teams and facilitating civic engagement for effective community participation; Preparing land use, zoning, and related long-range plan implementation strategies; Collaborating with the Planning Division's Urban Design Section to develop urban design guidelines and strategies; Serving as lead or contributing planner to evaluate private development applications; Serving as lead planner for various planning efforts with broad responsibilities, to include liaising with citizen groups and commissions; Acting as a liaison between the County and state, regional agencies, and/or private industry on land development and planning projects; Interacting with and coordinating activities between various County departments, commissions, and interest groups; and Identifying policy issues and making recommendations to the County Manager and County Board. The ideal candidate should have excellent land use and physical planning sense, experience planning for smart growth and sustainable transit oriented development, and willingness to meet the high demands of the Division, Department and the County. This includes having excellent presentation skills and being able to effectively communicate and advise residents, property owners, developers, commissions, and elected officials on the County's Comprehensive Plan including land use policies, zoning requirements, urban design principles, and implementation strategies. A successful candidate in this position has project management experience in a planning and development environment and works independently, prioritizes and manages multiple tasks, and builds consensus amongst team members. They should have political acumen, excellent community engagement and negotiating skills, be a quick learner, strategic thinker, and be able to provide sound advice to staff, commissions and county board members. Minimum: Bachelor's degree in community or urban planning, landscape architecture, or a related field, plus considerable progressively responsible experience in project management for planning within an urban community. This position will require travel around Arlington County for various meetings. Applicant must possess, or obtain by time of appointment, a valid motor vehicle operator's license from the applicant's place of residence, or be willing to use alternative means of transportation.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
NOTE: This recruitment which was previously announced to fill a bilingual, English/Spanish position, is being re-announced to fill a current non-bilingual position and to create an eligible list for future comparable vacancies within Arlington County. If you have already submitted an application under the previous announcement, there is no need to re-apply unless you wish to update your application. Arlington County's Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) is seeking an experienced administrative assistant to provide excellent customer service and perform as a member of a work team in the registration unit that provides a broad range of services to both internal staff and the public in a fast-paced work environment. The unit serves a diverse citizen population with a high volume of walk-in and telephone customers including customers with limited English and provides information, referral, and registration services to support the wide-range of programs offered by DPR. Specific duties include:Providing in-person and telephone assistance to citizens who are interested in classes, workshops, special events, camp offerings, programs, and facility scheduling; Accepting applications and processing payments; Entering a large volume of data into the automated registration and scheduling system; Managing the data and compiling specialized reports for staff; Maintaining and updating wait lists using a variety of software systems including Microsoft Word and Excel; Providing information and assistance to customers about fee and payment options, alternative classes/camps for eligible applicants; Compiling participant records to ensure all required documents are available prior to the start of camps/classes; Maintaining all files and records; and Fulfilling administrative requests that range from mailing bills to creating complex excel spreadsheets The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills, have the ability to multi-task and pay attention to details, and be experienced with performing successfully as part of a team. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite functions (or similar software) with a high degree of accuracy for the preparation and maintenance of high volume data and for the creation of other correspondence and reports is essential. ONLY APPLICANTS WHO ARE PROFICIENT IN SPEAKING AND UNDERSTANDING ENGLISH/SPANISH WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR BILINGUAL POSITIONS. Work hours: This is a full-time, 40 hour per week position from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Additional hours may be required based on registration cycles. Employee may work at various County centers as needed. Please complete each section of the application. A resume may be attached, however, it will not substitute for the completed application. In order to receive full credit for your experience, please ensure that you have included details of all relevant work experience on your application and have completed the Supplemental Questionnaire in its entirety. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The official title of this position is Administrative Assistant V.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
The Arlington County Public Safety Information Technology (PSIT) group provides a wide range of IT support services to the Police Department, Fire Department, Sheriff's Office and Office of Emergency Management. Currently, we are looking for an IT Project Manager to provide project management expertise and support to the Project Management unit within PSIT. This position will provide guidance and structure to multi-agency IT projects, assist in capturing IT resources statistics, assist with IT contract review, vendor management and SOW development. Work is performed in this unit in coordination with the Department of Technology Services which maintain enterprise wide services and standards. Major Job Duties Include: Overseeing all project management efforts related to vendor contract such as monitoring and controlling the vendor work, tracking deliverables, meeting and communicating with stakeholders, managing internal and external resources, monitoring quality, prioritizing activities, and updating project documentation. Creating and managing detailed resource loaded project schedules that integrates activities from Project staff, selected vendors, and external partners. Updating and reporting on the schedule by comparing actual progress to planned progress to a myriad of audiences, including the project team, project review board, Steering Committee and other key stakeholders. Anticipating and establishing mid-course/project corrections as required in terms of scope, schedule and budget as conditions change. Coordinating activities related to the installation, customization, testing, maintenance, and acceptance of system(s). Leading and participating in the RFP processes. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field Must be willing to complete a pre-hire background check as a condition of employment which may include extensive checks of the following: criminal record, driving record, education, professional credentials and credit history. You will be required to sign a release authorizing the County to obtain your background information.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
Arlington County is now accepting applications for testing for Police Officer entry positions. In order to participate in the testing, candidates will need to apply through this system, (click on the word APPLY at the right margin of this announcement to enter the application system). On their test date, candidates must bring with them a completed background packet in order to be admitted to the test. The packet is available on line. This is law enforcement work in which the employee is responsible for protection of life and property in Arlington County. Duties include patrolling an assigned area on foot, bicycle, motorcycle or in car to detect or prevent crime; conducting investigations into a variety of criminal offenses such as larceny, auto theft, and robbery; assisting in investigation of major crimes such as rape and homicide; directing vehicular and pedestrian traffic; preparing written reports on offenses committed, arrests, and other activities; testifying in Court proceedings; and other related duties as required. Work is performed in accordance with departmental rules and regulations and involves an element of personal danger. Employee must be able to exercise considerable independent judgment at all times. The employee will attend the regional Police Academy for 20 weeks and, on successful completion, will be assigned to a Field Training Officer for 12 weeks of further training. Learn more about a career as a Police Officer with Arlington County. There is a multi-stage examination process for the Police Officer position. A candidate must qualify on each part of the examination in order to be eligible for appointment. These stages include:Screening for minimum qualifications Written test Character/background investigation including photographing and fingerprinting Physical agility test Panel interview Polygraph examination Stress test / Chest X-ray Psychological evaluation Drug testing Medical examination Based on this examination process an ongoing eligible list of candidates to fill vacancies will be created. Candidates may be processed through examination phases in groups to increase examination efficiency. Qualified candidates who start will proceed through the exam process whether or not there is an actual vacancy at the time the application is submitted. Candidates who successfully complete all phases of the process will be referred periodically for vacancies. Hiring will be coordinated with Police Academy classes which are annually scheduled in February and August. EDUCATION: Must have completed sixty semester hours or ninety quarter hours of college work at an accredited college or university. Candidates will be screened during a preliminary background investigation. Individual situations will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis, however a clean criminal history and a good driving record are considered essential. Candidates who have a felony or domestic violence conviction, have engaged in self-admitted felonious conduct, or are otherwise ineligible to carry a firearm will not be considered. Misdemeanor convictions for crimes related to theft, domestic violence or assault are likely to be disqualifying. Candidates must bring the COMPLETED BACKGROUND PACKET in order to be admitted to the test. The background packet is available on line for information Go here. Candidates must have a valid driver's license from their place of residence at time of application. The applicant must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or the applicant must provide a copy of the applicant's official state/district driving record. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicant's driving record. Recent convictions for D.U.I., or D.W.I., or Reckless Driving, as well as convictions for speeding or other moving violations may also result in disqualification.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
Arlington County is seeking to fill a senior management position located in the Water Pollution Control Bureau (WPCB), Department of Environmental Services. The employee in this position is responsible for safely managing all programs, sections, activities and approximately 35 professional, technical and skilled trades staff within the Operations Section of the WPCB. The position directly supervises four operations Shift Supervisors, two Engineering Technicians, and an Operations Specialist. This position may also substitute in the absence of the Bureau Chief and as assigned. Specific duties include:Safely managing and problem-solving plant operations to ensure efficient and cost effective services that are compliant with regulatory, permit, and grant requirements; Managing the Operations Section budget; Ensuring the development and delivery of comprehensive training and safety programs; Setting program goals, developing work plans and developing and evaluating performance measures; Collaborating with the Maintenance Section Manager, Engineering Programs Manager, and Bureau management to develop short and long term activities and program plans; Interfacing with contractors to ensure proper start-ups and shut-downs of systems and equipment, effective problem-solving, responsible decision-making and timely generation of process procedures and training documents; and Ensuring the timely collection and analysis of program data to generate accurate required reports. The ideal candidate will have:Extensive experience supervising trades employees in a water/wastewater operations type of environment; Training or experience which provided extensive knowledge of wastewater processing, in particular, activated sludge treatment and advanced chemical treatment of sludge; Experience handling a variety of management and administrative functions, either in water wastewater or industrial environment, including long range planning, budget and personnel; and/or Licensure as a Professional Engineer, and/or certification as highest level water/wastewater operator in state of residence/employment. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, or in Physical Science, Biological, or Chemical Science or Engineering or closely related area, plus progressively responsible experience in industrial plant operations management. The progressively responsible experience must include direct supervisory experience, and at least eighteen months of experience as an operator at a water or wastewater plant. See "Special Requirements" below. A letter of application is required. Please use the space provided in the Supplemental Questionnaire section of your application or attach a cover letter that addresses how your training, education and experience have prepared you for this Plant Operations Manager position to include:Program Management including supervision, administration, planning and budgetary responsibilities. Industrial Plant Operations management area of experience including supervision of trades employees in a water/wastewater operations type of environment. Specific training and/or experience in wastewater processing, in particular, activated sludge treatment and advanced chemical treatment of sludge. Applicant must possess or have the ability to obtain a Class I Wastewater Operator's License issued by the Virginia State Board of Certification of Operators of Water and Wastewater Works within one year of appointment. License requirements can be found on the state of Virginia website: click here The applicant must possess, or obtain by the time of appointment, a valid motor vehicle operator's license from the applicant's place of residence and the applicant must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or the applicant must provide a copy of the applicant's official state/district driving record. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicant's driving record.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
Arlington County's Department of Environmental Services is seeking an experienced machinist to use precision machine shop equipment to make repairs, perform preventive maintenance, rebuild, assemble, fabricate, and modify parts and equipment for the Water Pollution Control Plant and other County facilities. Arlington County's Water Pollution Control Plant has a 24-hour, 365-day continuous operation. The plant is an advanced wastewater treatment facility designed to treat 40-million gallons per day and employing approximately 90 full time employees Specific duties include:Performing trouble shooting to determine the nature of the problem, the cost/viability to repair, and to fabricate anew, or replace components; Reading, interpreting and applying plans, specifications, and written and oral instructions in order to plan and lay out work; Fabricating jigs and special tooling to facilitate work in the shop and occasionally fabricating parts for equipment that have no manufacturer's specifications or drawings or with parts too worn out for dimensioning, then preparing detailed drawings of parts machined for documentation and future reference; Designing replacement components or redesigning components to increase the durability or longevity of equipment, or to facilitate the easier repair of equipment; Producing specific cuts and finishes on various metals and tools; Setting up and operating the full range of conventional machine tools and their attachments; Welding various metals and equipment, i.e., tig, mig, stick, brazing, and torch cutting with conventional torch and plasma torch; and Maintaining the shop inventory by ordering parts, tools, materials and issuing out shop tools and supplies, collecting reusable parts, and refurbishing them to include in inventory. Work is sometimes performed under stressful, limited time frames in order to keep the plant and facilities in operation and is performed in a team environment; therefore training and working cooperatively with other employees is critical. This position is part of the Plant Maintenance section and while supervision is received from the Maintenance Supervisor, the work is performed with considerable independence. The ideal candidate will be a problem solver with excellent analytical skills with a mechanical, machinist or welding background or related field, with considerable experience in the use of machines such as grinders, drills, presses, milling machines, metalizing equipment, lathes, and related equipment, preferably in an industrial or plant environment. Minimum: Graduation from a standard high school, vocational school, or equivalent plus three years' progressively responsible experience in the set-up and use of precision machinery such as lathes, grinders, drills, presses, milling machines, metalizing equipment, hole punch machine, hydraulic metal shear, 90-ton press break, and other related equipment used. This position has a considerable amount of field activity, requiring physical dexterity, including repetitive bending, stooping, standing, climbing, lifting (up to 80 pounds), etc. Ability to pass the respirator fit test and to work in confined spaces. As a condition of employment and as necessitated by the work environment, employees may be required to wear various types of personal protective equipment in the performance of their duties. Work situations may expose employee to flying metal chips, abrasive particles, and to metals. The environment includes exposure to drafts, noise, dust, grease, and dirt. A valid motor vehicle operator's license from the applicant's state of residence is required. The applicant must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or the applicant must provide, a copy of the applicant's official state/district driving record. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicants driving record.