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Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
The Department of Environmental Services (DES) has a unique opportunity for the right candidate as a Utility Billing & Customer Service Manager to provide supervision over a newly created DES Customer Service Office (CSO). This new CSO merges two existing customer focused units, the DES Call Center and the Utilities Service office. The DES Call Center manages 58,000 customer calls annually including water and sewer service, solid waste and recycling, potholes, traffic signals and streetlights, signs, and miscellaneous queries covering the entire spectrum of DES services. The Utilities Service Office (USO) is responsible for managing approximately 38,000 water/sewer/solid waste accounts and issuing approximately 200,000 bills annually comprising $110M in revenue. This new position will be tasked with merging these two units into a single cohesive agency. Some of the immediate challenges are effectively leading these two units which are currently located at different facilities; developing a plan to co-locate the two groups into a common workspace; and directing the implementation of a new $5M Customer Information and Billing System for our Utility and Solid Waste accounts. Specific duties: Reviews, updates, and develops work processes to optimize operations and staff development to meet short, mid, and long-term organizational priorities and goals; Establishes performance standards, measures, and internal operating procedures for the agency that reflect industry best practices; Develops effective relationships with key partner agencies in order to ensure effective customer service and operational oversight; Leads customer relations with utility customers, civic associations, business owners, and other stakeholders; Investigates, researches, and resolves complex customer billing disputes or service delivery challenges; and Coordinates with IT support to define service level agreements for require support. The ideal candidate will have experience in utility billing and call center management for a large urban community, strong customer service, and experience managing organizational workforce change projects. Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Business, Financial Management, or a related field, plus progressively responsible experience in utility billing and call center management. Applicant must possess, or obtain by time of appointment, a valid motor vehicle operator's license from the applicant's place 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 applicant's driving record.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
As an elected official, the Arlington County Treasurer is accountable to the citizens of Arlington County. The Treasurer's Office is seeking a highly responsible customer service professional to provide excellent leadership as the Collections Supervisor within their Compliance Division. This Division serves as the collection agency for the County by investigating delinquent accounts and promptly and efficiently obtaining payments owed to Arlington County. This job opportunity is for the Collections Team Supervisor for Compliance. This employee will supervise nine collectors and one team leader and will report directly to the Assistant Deputy Treasurer for Compliance. Specific duties include:Directly managing 10 employees (9 collectors, 1 team lead/assistant supervisor); Reviewing and prioritizing specific accounts to coordinate collection activity; Ensuring employees execute collection actions within acceptable procedures and in compliance with State Code and County Ordinances; Evaluating objectives, efficiency and effectiveness of the Collection team members; Identifying training needs; designing and implementing training; Providing feedback and annual performance evaluations; Communicating effectively with taxpayers, other County agencies and staff; Analyzing data and reporting on collection initiatives, performance and issues; Managing the overall collection processes to achieve the lowest possible level of delinquency and meet annual goals; Delivering excellent customer service both internally and externally; and Overseeing disciplinary and termination recommendations for the team. The ideal candidate will be innovative, technologically savvy, and able to complete tasks with minimal supervision; will have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with a diverse group of customers and subordinates. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration or a directly related field, plus at least one year of supervisory experience managing customer service staff and providing performance evaluations. A pre-hire background check will be made on all candidates who are selected for employment. It may include checks of the following: criminal record, driving record, education, professional licensure, and credit history. You may be required to sign a release authorizing the County to obtain your background information.
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 Department of Environmental Services (DES) is seeking a highly responsible workforce development and training professional to focus on instructional design, curriculum development, training and change management. DES is a dynamic organization with approximately 750 permanent employees in a range of jobs that span trades, technical, and professional fields in multiple locations. The Workforce Development & Training Specialist plays a key role in helping to shape DES into a high performing, career development-oriented organization. This employee provides assistance with managing change effectively, developing teams, and creating and conducting training. The employee will assess employee development program needs, design training plans, and will implement and evaluate programs to cultivate and support a competent, productive and dynamic workforce. The major duties include:Leading the implementation and systematic development of a Department-wide online learning management system (using the Taleo application); Identifying training needs from department employees and building out the training content, agendas, training objectives, materials, exercises and evaluation tools; Maintaining employee training records and generating reports; Developing training website content and promoting training opportunities; Defining and implementing training plans for various categories of employees; Providing training from basic to advanced professional levels on a wide array of topic areas; Assisting the HR Team with the development and implementation of a department-wide New Employee Orientation session, as well as performance management and customer service training sessions; Partnering with other team members as well as department leaders to facilitate meetings, conduct team building activities and develop resources for coaching/training team leaders; Managing trainers under contract to the County; and Researching workforce trends. Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Instructional Design, Curriculum Development, Organizational Development, Business/Public Administration, Human Resources Management, Psychology, or a related field plus significant experience in curriculum development, adult learning theory, change management, organizational development, and managing a Learning Management System. Work Hours: Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm. Periodic evening and weekend work will be required for some employee training. The opportunity for some telework is also available. This position requires meeting with employees at a variety of work sites throughout the County. This position is part of an alternative pay program that includes pay-for-performance elements. Entry salary within the within the band is based on a review of qualifications and experience. Pay potential will be based on performance and employee development. Each section of the application must be completed. A resume may be attached, however, it will not substitute for the completed application. 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
NOTE: This is a part-time contract position for 16 hours/week at the rate of up tp $30/hour (DOE). DO NOT APPLY ONLINE PLEASE SEND LETTER OF INTEREST AND RESUME VIA EMAIL DIRECTLY TO: Gguerrero@Arlingtonva.us This contracted position will provide therapeutic recreation services for adults with mental health and/or substance use issues. The therapeutic recreation specialist will assess needs, interests and skills; develop individual/group goals; design therapeutic interactions and implement or facilitate opportunities for individual growth and development; document progress and evaluate services. Responsibilities include assisting individuals in developing healthy, age appropriate interests and leisure pursuits that contribute toward positive, healthy lifestyles to reduce the risk of negative or harmful activities, i.e. substance abuse and/or treatment noncompliance. Goals will include: the development of positive, age appropriate leisure interests or hobbies; mastery of new skills related to self-care, expressive/creative outlets or physical development; integration into community-based socio-recreational activities; development of family/peer-involved leisure pursuits. Specific duties include:Providing skill building groups and connection to age appropriate recreational outlets for individuals; Providing and coordinating therapeutic recreation services to individuals, to include socio-recreational activities involving group cohesion, team building, conflict resolution, leisure education, stress management, positive peer modeling and expressive arts; Participating as a multidisciplinary team member in service delivery/care coordination; Providing or facilitating skill training in mind/body exercise such as yoga/meditation; and Facilitating linkage/access to community MH/SUD services including recreational groups and/or self-help groups such as AA/NA. Success in this position will involve strong verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal and organizational skills. Minimum: Bachelor of Science in therapeutic recreation, recreation, psychology or a related field, plus two years' experience in providing recreation services to adults with MH/SUD. County contracting rules require that the selected candidate obtain commercial general liability insurance, with the County named as an additional insured, as well as professional liability error and omissions coverage. Employee will be required to work some evenings and weekends depending on programmatic need. A pre-employment background check and central registry check is required.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
Arlington County's Department of Human Services (DHS) is seeking a dynamic leader to fill the position of School Health Bureau Chief for the School Health Bureau located in the Public Health Division (PHD). The School Health Bureau provides school health services for the students of the Arlington Public Schools (APS) and the Parent Infant Education program, also known as the Arlington Infant and Toddler Connection Program. The Bureau has a $7+ million budget, and 70+ multi-disciplinary, diverse and talented staff, all focused on the departmental mission of making a real difference in people's lives by promoting, and providing outstanding human services. The School Health Bureau Chief is an integral member of both the division's management team, and the department's extended management team. The Bureau Chief is intimately involved in managing bureau programs and public health emergencies, and plays a key role in guiding all staff in integrating PHD and DHS programs to meet shifting program needs. This incumbent is also a member of the School Health Advisory Board and the Comprehensive School Health Committee. For more information on the School Health Bureau please click here. Areas of responsibilities include:Working closely with bureau staff, the Public Health Physician the Assistant Division Chief, and the Division Chief to continually assess the public health needs of APS students; Collaborating with the APS Assistant Superintendent of Student Services and other school administrators on policy issues, implementation of state and federal guidelines, and setting the direction for the programs; Creating, monitoring, and analyzing outcome performance measures for short and long-range programs, and performing regular program reviews; Evaluating programs to ensure consistency with state, federal and local guidelines, including budget limitations; Supervising a staff of 5, and developing and maintaining multi-disciplinary staffing; Communicating and providing consultation to school staff and parents on public health issues, and resolving day-to-day health related questions; and Serving as liaison to Arlington Public Schools, other strategic groups in the community, and local and state agencies. Minimum: Master's degree in Nursing, Business Administration, Public Administration, Public Health, or directly related field AND progressively responsible management and supervisory experience in school health, public health or related area. Additional qualifying experience and a bachelor's degree may substitute for the master's degree. Please provide a cover letter which highlights:Your progressively responsible management and supervisory experience in school health, public health or a related area; Your most significant accomplishments in family or population health services with human services clients especially those with low incomes and/or disabilities; and Your leadership experience with collaborating, team building, negotiating and coalition building. Please use the space provided in the Supplemental Questionnaire section or attach your letter to your online application. Resumes may also be attached.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
NOTE: This is a re-announcement. If you have recently applied for this position, you do not need to reapply unless you are updating your application. Arlington County's Department of Human Services (DHS) is seeking a Reimbursement Manager to provide oversight of the medical billing functions for public behavioral and mental health services. This employee is part of the Financial Management Bureau of the Finance and Information Systems Division. DHS is comprised of five operational divisions providing services for older adults and persons with disabilities, child and family services, public and behavioral healthcare programs as well as employment, housing and public assistance. The employee is part of a larger, department-wide Community Services Board collaborative providing mental and behavioral health services to Arlington County residents. The Reimbursement Manager supervises a team of nine professionals who are responsible for medical billing, service authorizations, provider credentialing and client financial assessments. The ideal candidate will have strong oral and verbal communication skills to relay complex insurance and billing information and lead in a cross-disciplinary team environment; and is knowledgeable of medical billing practices and collections, Medicaid policy for reimbursable services, and electronic health record functionality. If you would like to learn more about DHS, please click here. Duties include:Managing third party billing and reimbursement; Providing functional support for the DHS' electronic health record's financial modules Preparing and analyzing revenue reports; Tracking and monitoring receivables; Interpreting local, state and federal regulations; Creating and updating standard operating procedures for medical billing functions; Conducting quality assurance assessments; Training and coaching staff in processes, procedures, and system functionality; and Resolving billing and insurance issues with clients, clinicians and third party payers. Minimum: Bachelor's degree in public health, health care administration, business or a related field and two years of progressively responsible experience in medical billing practices and collections including Medicaid and 3rd party reimbursement processes. Work Hours: Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 pm. 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 provide or authorize Arlington County to obtain a copy of the applicant's official state/district driving record. Any offer of employment may be contingent on a favorable review of the applicant's driving record. Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire are considered part of the selection process. Please do not enter "see resume" as a response to the questions. 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 not be considered
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
We are looking for an experienced Public Health Nurse to provide case management and care coordination in the Community Health Services Bureau. This Bureau provides the full range of public health services to improve and maintain the overall health of infants, children, pregnant women, and women and men of child bearing age desiring family planning methods. The employee will be working in clinics including Family Planning, Maternity, STI, HIV, ADAP, Immunization, and the Teen clinic. Testing for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections as well as medications through the Virginia AIDS Drug Assistance program (ADAP) is also provided. This Public Health Nurse will work part time in the clinical setting and part time providing case management services. To learn more about our Public Health Services, please click here. Duties include:Case management and care coordination; Nursing care in a clinical setting as a member of a multidisciplinary team; Giving immunizations in Open Immunization Clinics as well as other clinics; Maintaining appropriate records and documentation to meet local, state and federal requirements; Providing health education to clients, families and the community; and Participating in emergency preparedness activities Minimums: Bachelor's degree in Nursing plus one year of full-time work experience as a a Registered Nurse in general nursing and/or community/public health nursing and A pre-hire background check will be made on all candidates who are selected for employment. It may include checks of the following: criminal record, driving record, education, professional licensure, and credit history. You may be required to sign a release authorizing the County to obtain your background information.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
NOTE: These are part-time contract positions. Nurse Practitioner salary:$50 - $75 Hourly Base Rate with Additional Incentive Eligibility Psychiatrist salary:$100 - $150 Hourly Base Rate with Additional Incentive Eligibility DO NOT APPLY ONLINE PLEASE SEND LETTER OF INTEREST AND RESUME VIA EMAIL DIRECTLY TO: jpalmieri@arlingtonva.us. The Arlington County Department of Human Services has a recovery and best practice oriented mission, and the psychiatrist/nurse practitioner will have the opportunity to be a part of projects which are at the forefront of mental health service delivery, including health care integration and innovative access models. This is an hourly contract position with a minimum of 8 hours weekly required. This community-oriented "Psychiatrist or Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner" will work on an interdisciplinary outpatient team focused on older adults and individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. The psychiatrist/nurse practitioner will work closely with the treatment team to develop and implement interdisciplinary, recovery focused treatment. The position entails the following work expectations:Diagnostic psychiatric evaluations; Ongoing psychiatric management, including psychopharmacologic treatment, appropriate forms of psychotherapeutic support, and as needed crisis intervention in collaboration with the treatment team; Assuring comprehensive healthcare needs are identified and treated and the people served are educated about their illness and given health management information and techniques; Team consultation and clinical supervision, and participation in interdisciplinary treatment planning meetings; Documentation of clinical care in the electronic clinical record; Backup physician/nurse practitioner coverage as needed to Division outpatient services; and/or Participation in performance plan with specific benchmarks associated with incentive payment. Minimum: An MD. from an accredited Medical school and graduation from an Accredited Residency Program in Psychiatry: OR
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
Are you an experienced Psychiatric Nurse with the passion and desire to be part of a cohesive team which provides community based services to the Arlington Community? The Department of Human Services is recruiting for a unique professional nurse position to join the Program for Assertive and Community Treatment (PACT) team. This nurse position will take part in providing crisis intervention, substance abuse treatment, intensive case management, and individual and group treatment services to adults who are severely-mentally ill. The employee will work under the direction of the team psychiatrist and program manager to provide services both out in the community and in a clinic setting. Duties include:Oversee medication administration and medical services provided to clients; Provide case management services including the development of treatment goals, education, and rehabilitation plans; Coordinate, schedule, and administer medical assessments of client physical health; Conduct comprehensive assessment of mental health to include history, functioning, and service needs; Coordinate psychiatric treatment with medical treatment; Making appropriate referrals to community physicians for further assessment and treatment; Perform ongoing assessment of activities of daily living (ADLs) and provide problem solving, skill training and supervision to assist clients with ADLs; Provide side-by-side support and coaching to help socialization; and Organize and lead individual and group social and recreational activities and opportunities to practice social skills. Minimum: A combination of education and experience that demonstrates 1) knowledge of nursing standards, theories, principles, practices, and standards, as well as knowledge of mental health/substance abuse illness and/or developmental disabilities and the impact they can have on physical health; and 2) the ability to perform technical nursing procedures, administer treatments and medications, develops solutions to clinical operational problems; communicates sensitive information both orally and in writing, and assess risk and make decisions regarding the criticality of care issues. 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 not be accepted. Please do not give "see resume" as a response to the questions. Applicant must possess, or obtain by time of appointment, a valid motor vehicle operator's license from the applicant's place 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 applicant'sdriving record. A pre-employment criminal records check will be conducted. It may include checks of the following: criminal record, driving record, education, professional licensure, and credit history. You may be required to sign a release authorizing the County to obtain your background information.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
Are you a customer service oriented, hands-on Information Technology (IT) project manager? We are seeking a creative and passionate IT professional to create a Program Management Office (PMO) which will be the central point of technology project management across the County. The employee will be responsible for overseeing the PMO in setting and leading the strategic direction of the team; directly managing project staff; advising project sponsors, IT managers, and teams on the best use of project management disciplines and approaches; and working with other department leaders to define, prioritize, and develop projects and programs to ensure they meet organization goals and requirements. This employee will work closely with the Business Relationship Manager and the Senior Solutions Analyst to ensure the strategic direction of the Department of Technology Services (DTS) and the County with regard to technology projects is being satisfied. Responsibilities will include:Providing leadership and supervision to PMO staff; selecting internal and external project managers for IT initiatives; Leading project managers and their teams in completing complex projects; Implementing standardized project tracking and reporting tools, and overseeing project milestones/objectives and the delivery/completion in a matrix structure; Partnering with key stakeholders across the organization to determine system and process requirements, developing solutions and options, performing cost analysis, and managing approved efforts to successful conclusion; Providing work direction, coaching and performance feedback to project managers and Services staff while establishing and maintaining positive relationships with relevant business partners; Partnering with business leaders to develop key performance indicators and project governance guidelines and templates; Working with County technology leaders to enable company wide planning, identifying and prioritizing opportunities that could be scaled; and given the rapid pace of change, lead revisions to priorities as necessary; Establishing and managing processes that support the Project Steering Committee's ability to debate and determine priorities and availability of resources; Developing and delivering reports that communicate the business value of ETAS' technology initiatives to the County and community; and Serving as the first point of contact for project management queries and information; and advocating best practices in project management. The ideal candidate will have a wide degree of creativity and a strong background in the concepts, practices, and procedures of IT project management to lead and direct the work of others. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business or a related field plus extensive experience in IT project management. Typically, this type of knowledge and experience is obtained through graduation from college with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Mathematics, or a related field, as well as substantial experience directly related to area of assignment, including experience managing large IT programs and coordinating or supervising the work of others. Work hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
Employment Opportunities- Summer 2017 Please read this entire announcement before submitting your application. Opportunities for temporary summer employment with the Arlington County Department of Parks and Recreation include work as Assistant Directors, and support staff in camp programs throughout the County. This application is specific to the program area described in the following paragraph. Training begins the last week of May 2017, and continues through June 2017, approximately 38 hours of training total (online, evenings, and some weekends). Community Center camps begin June 26th and run through August 18th. Elementary school based camp begins July 10th- August 18th. We do not operate camp on July 4th or on Saturday and Sunday. The Early Childhood Recreation Unit operates five summer camp for children ages 3-5 years old. Daily camp activities include, art, music, storytelling and physical activity. This announcement is specific to the Early Childhood Camp Staff. If you are interested in other camp program areas, you must apply for that position as well. The successful candidate will have good character and integrity, positive communication skills, the ability to complete tasks as assigned and take initiative, reliable transportation, and the ability to work successfully in a team environment. Applications are being accepted for the following positions: STUDENT ASSISTANT I/II - $7.25-$8.80/Hour Responsible for assisting all leaders in the summer camp or program activities and operations. These individuals are either non-high school graduates (SA I) or high school graduates enrolled in post-high school level education programs who have not accumulated at least 3 months of relevant experience (SA II). Applicants must be at least 16 years old to be hired for licensed preschool camp. All other camps require the applicant be at least 15 years old. Applications for Student Assistant positions will only be considered from individuals who have previously volunteered in one or more of our summer camps. RECREATION ASSISTANT I - $13.13/Hour Responsible for assisting with the leading of recreation activities and behavior management of participants for a summer camp. Assist in camp or program operations. Minimum requirements: Completion of requirements for graduation from high school or GED equivalent plus three months experience in administering recreational programs. CPR and First Aid Certification is desirable for applicants hired at this level. RECREATION ASSISTANT II - $13.97/Hour Responsible for assisting in the planning, leading, and conducting of recreation activities for a camp, behavior management of participants, and assisting in the evaluations of the activities and the participants. Minimum requirements: Completion of requirements for graduation from high school or GED equivalent, plus six months experience in administering recreational programs or facility monitoring. Certification in CPR and First Aid is required for all applicants hired at this level. RECREATION ASSISTANT III - $15.59/Hour Responsible for assisting in the planning, leading, and conducting recreation activities for a designated/Inclusion summer camp. Staff will work closely with the Therapeutic Recreation Inclusion Coordinator to plan and provide modifications for the camper(s). They will be the point of contact for parents of campers identified with additional supports, will model and teach camp staff techniques to be inclusive for all campers. Responsible for assisting in the planning, leading, and conducting recreation activities for a designated/Inclusive summer camp. Responsible for completing participant documentation and program evaluations. Performs related supervisory and administrative duties. Must be willing to provide personal care as needed. Minimum requirements: Completion of requirements for graduation from high school or GED equivalent, plus one year experience (equivalent of 4 summers) in administering recreation programs. Experience in inclusion settings and working with people with disabilities. Certification in CPR and First Aid is required for all applicants hired at this level. An online application is required. If selected, all summer staff will be required to:Agree to a criminal background check. Provide negative TB results or submit to a TB screening. Attend all required trainings. Candidates will be asked to provide two letters of reference from related work/school experience prior to an offer of employment. Letters of reference may be attached to this application. However, inclusion of letters of reference do not imply a candidate has been selected for the position. Some positions require a valid motorized vehicle operator's license and driving history record check. Some positions require First Aid/CPR certification. Be open to provide personal care as needed to campers (training provided).
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
NOTE: This recruitment is open until the position is filled, with a preferred filing date of March 20, 2017. Applications submitted by this date will receive first consideration. This position may be filled on a part-time or full-time basis. This is a re-announcement. If you previously applied for this position, there is no need to reapply. About This Position: Arlington offers a competitive salary, a fast-paced, challenging work environment, and an excellent benefits package. The Staffing Team members serve as a strategic business partner to County hiring managers offering expertise and guidance in recruitment, sourcing, and selection. Our team recognizes the value of quality talent acquisition, embraces opportunities to innovate our hiring, sourcing, and selection processes, and strives for creativity especially when it results in greater efficiencies, enhanced effectiveness or improved outcomes. Services are provided for the departments of the County. What We Offer: Opportunities for professional growth and development through variety, creativity and innovation; Interesting fast-paced, work in recruitment, sourcing and selection in a field that is constantly evolving; and A competitive salary and generous benefits program. Take a look at our benefits package (see Arlington County Benefits here). Position Summary: This individual will work as a strategic business partner with hiring managers to identify staffing needs, to define and develop a recruitment and sourcing plan for assigned position vacancies, and to offer selection strategies that result in quality talent acquisition. The successful individual will have experience and knowledge of recruitment, sourcing, outreach, and selection methodologies and strategies for a variety of positions that yield desired positive results and outcomes. Recruitment duties include: Designs, develops and creates recruitment and sourcing strategies with a focus on filling County vacancies expediently with quality hires; Creates (writes) job announcements ensuring that complete and accurate information about the job, selection criteria, and special requirements, is provided in a clear, concise and appealing manner; Provides subject matter expertise to hiring managers throughout the recruitment life cycle offering advice and guidance on recruiting and market trends, sourcing approaches, interview questions, salary negotiation techniques, etc.; Develops an appropriate evaluation strategy or selection method with a focus on streamlining the screening process and identifying top talent with critical competencies; Manages the applicant tracking system (NEOGOV) to ensure efficiency and data integrity; Responds to inquiries from applicants and maintains relationships with top candidates regarding any and all aspects of the County's recruiting and selection process providing responses by telephone, email or in person. Sourcing duties include: Develops sourcing strategies that fully utilize a variety of tools and resources (including professional career websites, job boards, social media, etc.) as part of a full cycle recruiting plan; Seeks opportunities to enhance diversity of applicant pool; Enhances Arlington's brand as an Employer of Choice in key and specialized markets and social media outlets. Selection duties include: Creates and validates, or guides others in creating oral panel interview questions, work simulations, and assessment center exercises using accepted methods that include job analysis and content or criterion related validation strategies; Ensures accuracy in test materials or scoring while working under time constraints; Serves as a technical expert on employee assessment and selection providing advice and guidance to a variety of audiences; Ensures selection processes and documentation are in compliance with legal requirements and professional standards and defends validity of selection processes. Preferred filing date: Applications submitted by the preferred filing date of Monday, March 20, 2017 will be given first consideration for interviews. Applications received after the preferred filing date may be considered for interviews if a hire is not made from applications received by the preferred filing date. The application process will close when the position has been filled or when a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. Work Schedule: Generally, Monday through Friday but a flexible work schedule and telecommuting are encouraged. Some weekend and work after normal hours may be required. This position is part of a broad band, competency-based pay system, and may be filled at any level, including the entry level, within the established broad band depending on qualifications. Entry salary within the band is based on a review of qualifications and experience. The pay band above encompasses entry through senior-level work. Pay potential will be based on performance and employee development. Please complete each section of the application. A resume may be attached, however, it will not substitute for the completed application. Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire 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's Department of Technology Services (DTS) is filling a position for a Staff Administrative/Management Specialist responsible for providing critical financial and accounting support to Department-wide operations. DTS builds, maintains, and secures a world-class information technology environment and provides technical expertise to County departments and agencies in networking, telecommunications, database and application development, Web services, financial and emergency systems and emerging technologies. Duties include: Preparing requisitions and purchase orders for technology purchases, obtaining the proper approvals and verifying the price paid against the corresponding purchase order; Monitoring and reviewing department-wide timekeeping activities; Processing payments for all departmental purchases; Researching vendor inquiries, preparing quotes for vendor bidding, verifying quotes and providing award notifications; Managing and reconciling purchase card (credit card) activity; and Monitoring and reporting on encumbered funds and Contractor hours and expenses. Selection Criteria:Minimum Qualifications: A High School Diploma or the equivalent, plus two years of experience using complex automated accounting systems, monitoring expenses, conducting account analysis or creating and monitoring requisitions and purchase orders. Please complete each section of the application. A resume may be attached to further present your qualifications, however, it will not substitute for the completed application. Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire are required for this position.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
Employment Opportunities- Summer 2017 Please read this entire announcement before submitting your application. Opportunities for temporary summer employment with the Arlington County Department of Parks and Recreation include work as Camp Directors, Assistant Directors, and support staff in camp programs throughout the County. Training begins the last week of May 2017, and continues through June 2017, approximately 38 hours of training total (online, evenings, and some weekends). Camps begin June 26th and run through August 18th. We do not operate camp on July 4th or on Saturday and Sunday. The successful candidate will have good character and integrity, positive communication skills, reliable transportation, the ability to complete tasks as assigned and take initiative, ability to work successfully in a team environment, and comfortable participating with or supervising participants in a swimming pool environment (If applicable). Staff may be asked to be in the water with participants on swim trips and/or work with individuals with disabilities. This announcement is specific to the Teen Camp Staff. If you are interested in other camp program areas, you must apply for that position as well. The Office for Teenagers offers the following camp types: Junior Jam program at six locations across Arlington for ages 11-16, from June 26th thru August 18th. Summer Adventure program is located at Thomas Jefferson Middle School for ages 10-14, sessions 2-8; and Summertime Thrills program is located at Washington Lee HS for ages 10-15, sessions 1, 7, 8, and 9. Applications are being accepted for the following positions: RECREATION ASSISTANT I - $13.13/Hour Responsible for assisting with the leading of recreation activities and behavior management of participants for a summer camp. Assist in camp or program operations. Minimum requirements: Completion of requirements for graduation from high school or GED equivalent plus three months experience in administering recreational programs. CPR and First Aid Certification is desirable for applicants hired at this level. RECREATION ASSISTANT II - $13.97/Hour Responsible for assisting in the planning, leading, and conducting of recreation activities for a camp, behavior management of participants, and assisting in the evaluations of the activities and the participants. Minimum requirements: Completion of requirements for graduation from high school or GED equivalent, plus 6 months of experience in administering recreational programs or facility monitoring. Certification in CPR and First Aid is required for all applicants hired at this level. RECREATION ASSISTANT III - $15.59/Hour Responsible for planning, leading, and conducting recreation activities for a summer camp. Responsible for completing participant and program evaluations. Performs related supervisory and administrative duties. Minimum requirements: Completion of requirements for graduation from high school or GED equivalent, plus one year experience (equivalent of 4 summers) in administering recreation programs. Certification in CPR and First Aid is required for all applicants hired at this level. RECREATION ASSISTANT IV - $18.78/Hour Responsible for directing a summer camp with responsibility for all rooms in that program. Performs supervisory and administrative duties. Minimum requirements: Completion of the requirements for graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in leisure or recreational studies, special education or a related field, plus one year experience (equivalent of 4 summers) in administrating recreation programs. Certification in CPR and First Aid is required for all applicants hired at this level. If you are hired as a Preschool Camp Director, you must be 21 years old at time of employment. This position may perform program design, planning, implementation, and evaluation. An online application is required. If selected, all summer staff will be required to:Agree to a criminal background check. Provide negative TB results or submit to a TB screening. Attend all required trainings. Candidates will be asked to provide two letters of reference from related work/school experience prior to an offer of employment. Letters of reference may be attached to this application. However, inclusion of letters of reference do not imply a candidate has been selected for the position. Some positions require a valid motorized vehicle operator's license and driving history record check. Some positions require First Aid/CPR certification. Be open to provide personal care as needed to campers (training provided).
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
As an elected official, the Arlington County Treasurer is accountable to the citizens of Arlington County. The Treasurer's Office is seeking an Investment Portfolio Manager to work directly with the Deputy Treasurer for Accounting and Treasury Management to manage the County's investment portfolios. Under the general supervision of the Deputy Treasurer for Accounting and Treasury Management the successful candidate plans, coordinates, implements and manages investment management programs and performs related work as required. Major duties include:Working with Management to project cash flow of all County funds and help prepare economic forecasts. Implementing investment strategies in accordance with the Treasurer's mandate of "SLY" (Safety, Liquidity, Yield). Investing general obligation bond proceeds, adhering to Code of Virginia requirements for various bond funds and to Internal Revenue Service requirements for arbitrage. Preparing investment recommendations for County funds. Analyzing investment options in accordance with Treasurer's Office Investment Policy and the Code of Virginia. Documenting, reviewing and reporting on the status and strength of internal controls, and propose enhancements focusing on investment procedures and reporting. Building financial and statistical models to identify and manage investment risk. Creating and presenting proposals to facilitate or augment inter- and intra-County relationships to enhance investment program capabilities. Negotiating and preparing all investment-related contracts and fee schedules. At a minimum the desired individual will have a combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field PLUS significant, progressively responsible professional experience in investment management, financial analysis, and/or public finance administration. Please provide a resume and cover letter addressing how your education, experience and training meet the qualification requirements under selection criteria, and highlight your accomplishments in these areas. Attach your resume and cover letter to your online application.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
The Department of Environmental Services is seeking a Principal Planner to work within the Engineering Design Section of the Transportation Engineering and Operations Bureau (TE&O). As part of the Capital Improvement Program, this employee will lead special projects for TE&O; develop multi-modal travel analysis tools; oversee large scale projects (including VDOT's I-66 and I-395 HOT Lanes); implement tactical urbanism projects; lead the DOT Performance Measure Report on multi-modal goals and objectives; manage regional and micro-simulation travel models development; and coordinate with Arlington Public Schools (APS). Specific duties include:Developing planning level multi-modal simulation tools to prioritize accessibility and connectivity for pedestrians and cyclists; Leading the planning processes for interchange justification/modification reports; Acting as the TE&O liaison to Arlington Public Schools; Reviewing VDOT Megaproject planning studies/findings and ensuring timely, coordinated reviews of studies to meet internal and external deadlines; Developing technical input into the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority project application process; and Using software to evaluate urban multimodal street operations. Minimum Qualifications: BA or BS degree in urban or transportation planning, civil engineering, public administration or related degree with a preference for a Masters' degree in urban planning, public policy, civil engineering or related field, plus extensive experience with planning and policy analysis and planning and project management at the senior level. A letter of application is required. Please use the space provided in the Supplemental Questionnaire section of the on-line application to submit a cover letter that addresses how your training, education and experience has prepared you for the position. 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 will 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 (DES) is seeking an experienced, innovative, results-oriented senior manager to meet the diverse urban multimodal transportation needs of a growing community of over 220,000 residents and 210,000 workers at the center of the Washington metropolitan region. For over 40 years, Arlington's development has been centered on one of the most comprehensive public transportation systems in the country, and has received numerous awards for its integrated approach to development and transportation including the EPA's National Smart Growth Award. It is recognized as one of the first Gold Level Walk Friendly Communities by USDOT and is currently recognized as a Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Cyclists. The Transportation Planning and Capital Projects Management Bureau, within the Division of Transportation, is responsible for scoping, ongoing management and delivery of a large and diverse capital portfolio of complete street and pedestrian and bicycle facility projects. One of the major functions of this Bureau is to lead periodic updates to the County's Master Transportation Plan (MTP), and to support the development and updating of sector and corridor plans, working in close coordination with other County departments. The Transportation Planning and Capital Projects Management Bureau Chief manages a staff of 18 professional capital project managers, planners and administrative/management support personnel. The position requires the leadership skills to build and sustain an effective bureau that encourages staff growth and development, fosters collaborative teamwork within and across divisions and departments emphasizes the efficient use of resources, and promotes high-quality and innovative approaches to improve service delivery. Building and maintaining strong working relationships with the state transportation agency and regional local governments is also important for the Bureau's success. Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Transportation, Engineering, Transportation Planning, Urban Planning, Public Administration or related field, plus significant senior level transportation program management experience with programs focusing on planning and capital program delivery involving the coordination of complex projects; must have experience in supervising staff, conducting qualitative and quantitative analysis, strategic planning, and working with a variety of audiences. A letter of application is required. Please use the space provided in the Supplemental Questionnaire section of the on-line application or attach a cover letter that addresses how your training, education and experience have prepared you for the position. Also be sure to include the following:The type of functions and budget you managed; Your experience with strategic planning; Your experience conducting qualitative and quantitative analysis for transportation projects; and The number of people you supervised and your experience leading professional staff where interdisciplinary team coordination was required.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
Arlington is seeking an experienced, innovative, results-oriented senior manager to meet the diverse urban multimodal transportation needs of a growing community of over 220,000 residents and 210,000 workers at the center of the Washington Metropolitan Region. Arlington is a national leader in developing innovative transportation solutions and is widely recognized for its work in promoting transit-oriented development and transit facilities/services, pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure, transportation demand management, and innovative use of emerging technologies including ITS infrastructure. This position is critical to supporting the ongoing safe and efficient management of a balanced street system that fully accommodates the needs of people who walk, bike, drive and use transit. The position provides leadership for several key operational units, including traffic signal and sign maintenance, streetlight repairs and the management of public on-street and off-street parking. The Transportation Engineering and Operations (TE&O) Bureau Chief has direct responsibility for the following programs:Traffic Signals - manages the computerized traffic signal control system (ACTRA) covering over 280 traffic signals and 130 CCTV installations; operates and maintains all electrical and electronic traffic control equipment; and provides signal design, construction and installation. ITS and Infrastructure designs - maintains and operates a traffic control and backup traffic control center for real-time traffic streaming, including monitoring cameras, traffic sensors, traffic monitoring and control software, variable message signs and County-owned communications infrastructure (twisted pair and fiber optics). Street Lights - responsible for the specification, installation and maintenance of over 6,000 County-owned street lights. The unit also coordinates with Dominion-Virginia Power on the operation and maintenance of their 10,000 street lights in the County. Transportation Design Team - identifies and analyzes vehicular and pedestrian safety concerns at intersections and along arterials to recommend improvements to alleviate citizen issues and concerns. Administration - reviews all plans and proposals affecting the County's transportation systems, provides program management oversight of bureau personnel, budget and expenditures for operating, capital, and enterprise funds. Data Collection and Analysis - identifies and responds to traffic pattern changes to reduce accidents and alleviate traffic problems; collects and analyzes vehicular and pedestrian traffic accident data; investigates citizen requests for traffic signs and residential permit parking; issues public right-of-way permits; and reviews developer site plans. Traffic Signs - fabricates, installs, maintains signs needed for the safe use of streets, biking/hiking trails, parking areas and walkways; provides signing expertise and signs for street construction and maintenance projects, residential permit parking, neighborhood watch, handicap parking and drug free school zones. Street/Pavement Markings - responsible for the layout, installation and maintenance of pavement markings to provide clear delineation of travel lanes, bikeways, parking stalls and pedestrian crossways. Parking Meters - installs, repairs, and collects monies from various types of meters covering over 5,300 spaces located throughout the County. Parking - responsible for the operation and maintenance of the County's on-street parking spaces and the Ballston Garage (3000 spaces with Iceplex on the top floor); Parking Control - Signs; Right-of-Way permits that affect parking; and the County's Residential Parking Permit Program (in conjunction with the Treasurer's Office). The section is also responsible for parking policy, curb management and site development for parking requirements. This Bureau Chief is highly engaged in special events and emergency response activities that involve the transportation system working collaboratively with other operating units including the Office of Emergency Management and the Police and Fire Departments. The Bureau Chief is responsible for program management and planning, policy development, and supervision of technical engineering program areas and must have the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with professional and trades staff, local officials, legislators, business and industry representatives, and a variety of community groups. The Bureau Chief serves as an advocate for new transportation initiatives and recommends creative solutions to improve existing operations, decrease turnaround times, and streamline work processes. The work requires analyzing complex traffic data in order to make recommendations on: the location and nature of traffic control devices, equipment, and expenditures; future roadway improvements; street construction priorities; and long and short-range parking planning. The Bureau Chief reports directly to the Transportation Division Director and actively participates on the division's leadership team in implementing County priorities and forming division policies and initiatives. A letter of application is required. Please use the space provided in the Supplemental Questionnaire section of the on-line application to submit a cover letter that addresses how your training, education and experience has prepared you for the position. In addition, be sure to provide a description of the following: 1) your experience supporting the safe and efficient management of a balanced street system that fully accommodates the needs of pedestrians, cyclists, transit users, and motorists, and 2) your experience providing leadership in program planning, policy development and supervision of staff.
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 projects 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's Department of Parks and Natural Resources is seeking to fill multiple, temporary trades worker II vacancies in the Park Service and Landscape area. Employees will perform park maintenance and/or drive a landscape watering truck within a specified geographic neighborhood service area and/or at the direction of the area supervisor(s), work individually or within a team engaged in refuse collection, basic horticultural functions, street tree watering, park maintenance, and enhancement projects. Specific duties include:Using hand and power tools; Driving a County pick-up or watering truck; Cleaning restrooms, picnic pavilions, charcoal grills; Repairing park equipment such as picnic tables, park benches, and assisting with repairing playground equipment; Collecting trash and recycling; Hauling materials such as recycling, plant material and tools in back of pick-up truck; and Performing general ground maintenance. Seasonal staff may work with full-time staff and/or assigned teams or work independently. Work is performed outdoors in all types of weather conditions to include: exposure to noise, dust, grease, dirt and temperature extremes with extended periods of standing, walking, reaching, bending and lifting light to heavy objects and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds. Seasonal staff will be required to follow all applicable Federal, State, and County safety requirements when performing all duties. Minimum: Six months' experience performing general labor duties. The applicant must possess, or obtain by time of appointment, and maintain, a valid motor vehicle operator's license from the applicant's place 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 applicant's driving record.