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Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
NOTE: This is a re-opening to expand the pool of qualified candidates. If you have already applied for this position, there is no need to re-apply unless you wish to update your application. Arlington County's Department of Community Planning, Housing and Development (CPHD) is seeking a Zoning Plan Reviewer to join our Zoning Division which 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 will coordinate with the Inspection Services Division as well as other County agencies to ensure that all information has been supplied and shared with reviewing and approval agencies. The candidate will provide advice and responses to inquiries from prospective applicants and citizens requesting information. If this sounds like the job for you, we encourage you to apply! Specific duties/responsibilities include: Reviewing and getting approval for building permits associated with simple and complex by-right developments, including single family dwellings, town house projects, and commercial developments (this includes electronic and hard copy plan review); Reviewing and getting approval for preliminary subdivision plats following verification of compliance with the Zoning Ordinance; Conducting regular field checks of site plan, use permit, or variance projects under construction to verify compliance with conditions and proffers; Attending Plan Review Work Group, other work groups, and construction/developer meetings, and preparing reports/comments; Reviewing wall-check plats of projects under construction, verifying their compliance against the original approved plans, and notifying builders and inspectors if a problem exists; Attending monthly meetings for review of pending certificate of occupancy applications and to review their submittal for completeness and possible zoning violations; and Briefing Zoning Enforcement inspectors on site plan, use permit, and Form-Based Code conditions relative to the inspection of projects. Selection Criteria:Minimum: High school or vocational school diploma, a GED certificate or the equivalent, plus extensive para-professional engineering experience that included using and understanding land development terminology; and/or applying land use planning and/or zoning practices, policy, and procedures. Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may substitute for up to two years of the education requirement on a year for year basis. Completion of college courses in engineering, engineering associate, or a directly related field may be substituted for some of the experience on a year-for-year basis. Desirable: Experience in architectural/engineering plan examination; Background in zoning ordinance implementation; Experience in construction site plan condition compliance or surveying; and/or Experience in negotiation and conflict resolution. Special Requirements: 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. Additional Information:Work Hours: This is a 40 hour a week position, with flexible work hours generally between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. 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.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
Arlington County's Department of Human Services (DHS) is hiring a Rehabilitation Therapist to join its therapy services team in the Parent-Infant Education (PIE) program. Parent Infant Education (PIE) is a family-centered program that serves children who have special needs from birth to their third birthday. The PIE program is part of the statewide early intervention program known as the Infant Toddler Connection of Virginia, and is also known locally as the Infant Toddler Connection of Arlington. This employee is responsible for providing developmental screenings and assessments, developing Individual Family Service Plans (IFSP), providing early intervention services to families of infants and toddlers, assisting with IFSP service coordination, and collaborating with other therapy providers and agencies using a primary provider model for service delivery as part of the PIE program. PIE's primary provider model requires the employee to be the main source of guidance and information for each family served as well as providing support to other providers who may need assistance from someone of another discipline, and will receive similar support from therapists of other disciplines such as speech and physical therapists. Specific duties include: Providing Early Intervention services to families of infants and toddlers to mitigate the impact of developmental delay and/or disability on the child and family's daily life; Serving as a primary provider to customers and providing support to other staff; Completing functional assessments of children found eligible for Part C services for accurate service plans to be written; Providing service coordination activities such as intakes, facilitating, assessments, writing IFSPs and locating services for families in the program; and Participating in IFSP meetings as a direct service provider and service coordinator/case manager. Selection Criteria: NOTE: This is a bilingual position. Only candidates who are proficient in speaking and understanding Spanish will be considered. Minimum: Virginia State licensure in therapy services plus one year of experience in speech therapy. Please see Special Requirements below for qualifications by date of appointment. Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates who have one or more of the following: Master's degree in Speech Therapy; Working as a clinical therapist providing intervention to infants ages 0-3 years; Providing services and/or holding Virginia certification as an Early Intervention Professional, Early Intervention Specialist, or Early Intervention Case Manager, governed by Part C of the IDEA; Providing therapy services in a child's natural environment; or Designing and leading trainings/presentations on elements of early intervention best practices in Virginia. Special Requirements: Virginia State Licensure or eligibility by the Board of the Virginia Department of Health Professions within one month of appointment. An assessment of oral Spanish proficiency will be required before a candidate can be appointed to the bilingual position. The incumbent in the position will receive the language pay premium on all hours worked and on paid leave hours. 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 and criminal history. Additional Information:Work Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, with some flexibility. 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. Note: Salary listed above is for fiscal year 2019, effective July 1, 2018.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
The Department of Management and Finance seeks an experienced Purchasing Division Chief to direct and manage the full scope of purchasing functions for Arlington County departments. Reporting to the Purchasing Division's Deputy Director, the Division Chief supervises 8-10 professional staff and exercises a high level of independence and discretionary authority. This leader develops strategic goals, oversees Arlington's purchasing practices, ensures the integrity and consistency of purchasing processes, maximizes competition and best value procurements, and makes contract award recommendations in accordance with applicable policies and procedures, rules and regulations, laws and ordinances. The Purchasing Division maintains a visible role among surrounding local governments in the Washington, DC metropolitan region and collaborates with County agencies, the County Attorney, bidders, and contractors to support Arlington's high procurement standards. Procurement in Arlington includes over 120 solicitations per year, with over 280 contracts signed each year and 900 contracts in place overall, and an annual purchasing spend of approximately $300 million. For details about Arlington County Government and the Department of Management and Finance, please click here. Specific duties include: Providing professional guidance, support and sound procurement advice to stakeholders for solicitations and issues related to consultants, equipment, goods, construction, capital improvements and/or other procurement-related services and activities; Reviewing and executing solicitations, contracts, purchase orders, change orders and other documents within delegated authority; Developing County-wide policies in all realms of purchasing; Interacting and presenting information to executive and senior management to include the County Manager, County Attorney and the County Board; Selecting, hiring, developing, supervising, and evaluating professional staff; monitoring workload, developing and monitoring performance measurements; Establishing and conducting continuous process reviews and improvements to include operations and contract administration; and Developing and delivering training programs to County staff on procurement related topics. Selection Criteria:Minimum: A Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or a related field, and progressively responsible public purchasing experience to include supervision and management of professional staff. The successful candidate must be knowledgeable of legal requirements governing procurement policies, purchasing principles, methods and procedures, including alternative project delivery methods such as Design-Build (D-B) and Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) with demonstrated experience in the following: Collaborating with all levels of an organization to include executive and senior management; Developing procurement and procurement-related process improvements to include analysis of data and systems; and Working with an automated procurement processing system and with Microsoft applications to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Certification is required in one or more of the following: Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO), Professional Public Buyer (CPPB), Purchasing Manager (CPM) The ideal candidate will have significant senior level experience managing professional staff and public sector procurements of complex goods and services to include construction and information technology (preferably in a local or state government environment), and will be technologically astute with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. This individual will also display a high degree of personal and professional ethics, exhibit superior judgment, decision-making and analytical skills, and demonstrate experience with negotiating best value contracts, project and/or program management, and have experience using Oracle's e-Business Suite Advanced Procurement modules. Special Requirements: Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire are considered part of the selection (or application) 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. Please provide a cover letter addressing how your education, experience and training meets the requirements under 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. Completion of the Commonwealth of Virginia Statement of Economic Interest form will be required of the successful candidate upon hire and annually thereafter. A background check will be made on all candidates who are finalists for the position. It may include checks of the following: criminal record, driving record, education, professional licensure/certifications, and credit check and may require signing a release authorizing the County to obtain this information. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicant's driving record and criminal history. Additional Information: Starting salary will depend upon the qualifications and experience of the candidate selected and is negotiable. This position is in the Arlington County Government's Senior Management Accountability Program (SMAP), in which Senior Program Managers are evaluated and compensated based on a performance agreement linked to the County's Management plan, and results achieved, among other criteria. Arlington County offers a competitive salary and a great benefits package including a Defined Benefit (pension) plan. For more information on Arlington's family friendly benefits, click here. Note: This recruitment is open until the position is filled with a preferred filing date of May 17, 2018. Applications submitted by this date will receive first consideration. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. Qualified applicants in this first group will be referred to the hiring manager and interviews will be conducted on a regular basis throughout the recruitment with candidates whose qualifications best fit our needs. Applications received after May 17, 2018 may be considered if a hire is not made from applicants received by the preferred filing date. The application process will close when the position has been filled or when enough qualified applications have been received.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
The Public Health Planning and Education Officer provides professional leadership to the Planning and Education (PE) Unit of the Public Health Division (PHD) in the Department of Human Services (DHS) to ensure responsible stewardship in strategic planning, health education, and performance measure management in order to protect and/or advance the public's health. The PHD is responsible for addressing a wide range of public health problems and providing diverse public health services for the Arlington community including communicable disease control, environmental health inspection, family planning, well child care, maternity care, dental care, refugee screening and referral; public health laboratory services; and school health. The Planning and Education Unit is responsible for the major planning and education functions of the Division, working collaboratively with the operating, fiscal and logistic sections of the Division. Planning activities includes creating, and/or modifying 1) standard operating procedures (SOP), 2) strategic planning (including short and long-range plans and grant writing and management), 3) emergency preparedness and response (EP&R) plans and procedures, including the Medical Reserve Corps, and 4) performance measures development and ongoing support. Education activities include training PHD staff based on created plans and community education and outreach, including community members and staff external to the PHD. The unit develops and implements criteria to evaluate plans, programs, and educational activities, supporting continuous quality improvement in the Division. The Public Health Planning and Education Officer is responsible for overseeing, coordinating, developing, and integrating planning and education management in conjunction, collaboration, and conducted with the Division Chief, Assistant Division Chief, and the appropriate operational unit as the situation warrants. The employee's responsibilities include supervising 4 direct reports as well as contractors for various grants, creating and modifying 1) SOPs, 2) strategic planning (including short and long-range planning, and grant writing), and 3) EP&R plans and procedures, with plan associated education activities within and external to the Division. The employee is expected to model the department's values of excellence, dignity, integrity, and accountability in performing the following duties: Serves as the lead for the Division's planning activities to include plan implementation in compliance with all pertinent rules, regulations, standards, and initiatives. Analysis and interpretation of community quantitative and qualitative data to support program initiatives Oversees the Division's training and community education activities; Staff management, including supervision, training, and staff development activities; Financial management of the unit, including oversight of budget and expenditures; Management of planning documents and education training materials; Establish and maintain partnerships with County government, community based organizations, and regional, state, and federal partners in service of division objectives; and Management of procurement and contracting for services as needed. The Public Health Planning and Education Officer will be an integral member of both the division's management team and the department's extended management team and will therefore play a key role in guiding all staff in integrating PHD and DHS programs to meet customer needs. Ideal candidates will be able to establish and manage outcome based performance measures to guide unit operations and will have significant experience and understanding of the needs of PHD and DHS clients and the community. Selection Criteria:Minimum: A Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Public Administration, Business Administration, or related field plus considerable (at least three years) of experience in public health and/or population health. This experience should be providing leadership and direction in planning and education including delivering training and education with a federal, state, or local public health agency or similar organization. Substitution: Relevant work experience may substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for year basis. Desirables: Preference may be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following: A Master's Degree in Public Health, Public Administration, Business Administration, or related field is highly desirable; Developing standard operating procedures, strategic plans, emergency preparedness and response plans; Public health policy analysis, performance management and program evaluation; and Coordinating projects involving various offices, programs, stakeholders and employees. Special Requirements: A successful 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. Additional Information:Work Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday; some evening and weekend work, may be required. The position is also part of the Public Health Duty Officer rotation. Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire are considered part of the application process. Please do not give "see resume" as a response to the questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
Please note: This is a re-opening to expand the pool of qualified candidates. If you have already applied for this position, there is no need to re-apply unless you wish to update your application. The Department of Human Services has an exciting leadership opportunity in its Behavioral Healthcare Division (BHD) for an experienced nurse with a desire to move into an innovative outpatient setting. BHD provides outpatient services to seriously mentally ill adults at several county sites and is part of a collaborative, energetic team committed to deliver recovery-oriented, high quality services to clients. This Nurse Supervisor will partner with the Psychiatric Services Administrator and the Medical Director in the Psychiatric Services Bureau to bring nursing expertise in long-range Divisional program planning while overseeing day-to-day operations of psychiatric clinics at 2120 Washington Blvd, including the Clozaril clinic and Office Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT) clinic. The Psychiatric Nurse Supervisor will direct and provide technical guidance to Psychiatric and Senior Psychiatric Nurses (RNs), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) and contract nurses in BHD and direct client services may be provided as needed. To learn more about Arlington County's Behavioral Health services, please click here Duties include: Monitoring and overseeing clinical nursing protocols and community psychiatric nursing services standards of care; Providing consultation to the outpatient substance abuse teams on medication-based treatment modalities and in an advisory capacity around medical care coordination; Conducting needs assessments of BHD client populations to identify gaps in service; Developing and implementing a quality improvement program on psychiatric clinic operations that includes conducting chart reviews and tracking program achievements; Providing health education to individuals and groups; and Planning continuing nursing education for staff, including those required for licensure. Selection Criteria:Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Nursing plus considerable experience as a Registered Nurse providing program administration or coordination in general nursing, or community/public health nursing which included experience in a psychiatric setting serving clients with mental health, substance abuse or developmental disabilities. Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia within 60 days of hire. Substitution: Additional directly related qualifying experience may substitute for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis. Desirables: Preference may be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following: Working in behavioral health, primary care clinics or similar setting Supervisory community or psychiatric nursing experience; Working with consumers who have serious mental illness; and/or Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and Access). Special Requirements: Must be certified in Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers by the American Heart Association or must successfully complete Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider Course immediately after hire. 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. This position is part of an alternative pay program that includes pay-for-performance elements. Entry salary within the band is based on a review of qualifications and experience. Pay potential will be based on performance and employee development. A pre-employment background check will be conducted on candidates selected for employment. It may include checks of the following: criminal record, education, professional licensure and state of Virginia child abuse registry. Additional Information: Work hours: 40 hours per week, Mondays through Fridays, flexible scheduling as pre-approved. 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
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 use 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: Oversees medication administration and medical services provided to clients; Provides case management services including the development of treatment goals, education, and rehabilitation plans; Coordinates, schedules, and administers medical assessments of client physical health; Conducts comprehensive assessment of mental health to include history, functioning, and service needs; Coordinates psychiatric treatment with medical treatment; Refers to community physicians for further assessment and treatment; Performs ongoing assessment of activities of daily living (ADLs) and provides problem solving, skill training and supervision to assist clients with ADLs; Provides side-by-side support and coaching to help socialization; and Organizes and leads individual and group social and recreational activities and opportunities to practice social skills. Selection Criteria:Minimum: A Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university, plus at least one year of experience in a psychiatric setting, serving clients with mental health, substance abuse or developmental disabilities that demonstrates knowledge the impact they can have on physical health; and the ability to perform technical nursing procedures, administer treatments and medications, develop solutions to clinical operational problems; communicate sensitive information both orally and in writing, and assess risk and make decisions regarding the criticality of care issues. Certification and licensing requirement: Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse in Virginia or by endorsement from another state to practice professional nursing. Meet the criteria of a Qualified Mental Health Professional- Adult (QMHP-A) or a Licensed Mental Health Provider (LMHP) per the Virginia Board of Counseling regulations within 60 days of hire. https://www.dhp.virginia.gov/counseling/docs/QMHP_FAQs.pdf Substitution: Education may be substituted by additional directly related experience on a year-for-year basis. Desirables: Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following: PACT or similar experience providing community based services; Master's degree in Nursing; Case management experience with the severely mentally ill population; Experience working on a multi-disciplinary team; and/or Experience with clients with dual diagnosis. Special Requirements: 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. 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. Must complete pre-hire federal background check and State of Virginia Central Registry check. Additional Information:Work Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., including some evenings, rotating weekends, and holidays. 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
Arlington County is hiring an experienced Procurement Officer for the Department of Management and Finance's Purchasing Division to prepare, review, and approve specifications, negotiate contracts and manage the procurement process for a variety of products and services. This employee will have a high level of independence and discretionary authority in ensuring all procurement transactions meet ethical standards and comply with applicable laws and regulations. These responsibilities require close coordination with other professional and technical staff and frequent interaction with the Budget Director, the County Attorney, County Department Directors, appointed boards and commissions, as well as bidders, contractors, and the general public. Duties will include: Serving as an expert consultant to the Purchasing Agent and County agencies in planning and organizing procurement processes; Providing procurement approval and support to County agencies; Negotiating contract terms, resolving disputes and working closely with the County Attorney's Office to ensure that contracts appropriately protect the County's interests; Assisting user agencies with change orders and contract amendments; Determining appropriate method of procuring the goods and services needed; Conducting Invitation to Bid (ITB); Creating and evaluating Request for Proposals (RFPs) to ensure comprehensiveness and legal compliance and chairing the Evaluation Committee during evaluation, negotiation and award processes as a non-voting member; Participating in meetings with senior management on complex procurement strategies; and Representing the County at both internal and external meetings. This Procurement Officer will report to an Assistant Purchasing Agent with responsibility for consulting with County agencies to ensure procurement transactions meet agency needs and are in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The ideal candidate will bring highly specialized knowledge of best procurement and contract practices, and business and contract law as it applies to public purchasing, risk management strategies and insurance and indemnity issues and practices. Selection Criteria:Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field, plus significant professional level procurement experience that includes managing Invitations to Bid (ITBs) and Request for Proposals (RFPs) and negotiating contracts and resolving disputes. Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis. Desirables: Preference may be given to applicants with experience in one or more of the following: Municipal or local government procurement; Leading or coordinating the work efforts of other team members; Application of the Virginia Public Procurement Act (VPPA); Working on construction and/or information technology projects; and/or Using established automated solutions to procurement processes. Preference may also be given to applicants who have completed courses in public procurement, negotiation techniques, business or contract law; and/or obtained certification as a Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO) or a Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB). Special Requirements: Completion of the Commonwealth of Virginia Statement of Economic Interest form will be required of the successful candidate. 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: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire are considered part of the application 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. NOTE: This position is listed as "open continuous." Interested applicants are advised to submit their applications as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed and qualified applicants referred on a continuous basis. Interviews will be conducted on a regular basis throughout the recruitment with candidates whose qualifications best fit our needs. If your application is received later in the recruitment process, it may not be reviewed or considered. The application process will close when the position has been filled or when a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
The Arlington County Police Department (ACPD) is seeking qualified Police Officers to join our team of over 460 employees who serve a diverse and engaged community by upholding the core principles of the department. ACPD welcomes motivated, service minded, and physically fit individuals who are committed to lifelong learning and who will uphold the values and core principles of the department. Our recruits perform responsible and challenging duties associated with community based policing and include response to both emergency and non-emergency calls for service, preliminary criminal investigations, special event planning, and school liaison. Learn more about a career as a Police Officer with Arlington County. Joining our team as a law enforcement officer has unique benefits and provides challenging opportunities: Working in an engaged and diverse urban community, with a population in excess of 230,000 residents; Joining one of our specialized divisions or units, such as special operations section, K9 unit, emergency response unit, crisis negotiation unit, school resource officers unit, or honor guard; Serving in a wide variety of functional areas such as patrol, special and tactical operations, community resources, investigations, training, and recruitment; Collaborating with other regional, state, and federal law enforcement agencies who are dedicated to ensuring the safety of our community and region; Working 15-16 shifts per month, with scheduled breaks of 4-5 days; Full health benefits, including a generous uniformed public safety retirement plan; and Pay premiums for certifications and other specialty areas. Candidates should review the following information on the ACPD's website before their scheduled written exam day: Minimum Qualifications Written exam information Required background packet information Selection Criteria:Minimum: Candidates must have completed sixty semester hours or ninety quarter hours of college work at an accredited college or university, and be at least 20 years and 6 months of age at time of application. Additional requirements can be viewed here. Education substitution:Prior law enforcement experience: One year post law enforcement academy experience as a full time sworn law enforcement officer with a recognized local, state or federal law enforcement agency. Prior military experience: Two-years of full time, continuous active duty experience with the United States Military and have, or are eligible to receive, an honorable discharge. Note: Candidates who test with the ACPD before discharge will be required to present an honorable discharge before hire. Candidates qualifying for employment with a substitution will only be eligible for the Police Officer position. Candidates must complete sixty semester hours or ninety quarter hours of college work at an accredited college or university in order to compete for the positions of Corporal and above. Special Requirements: There is a multi-stage examination process for the Police Officer position. A candidate must qualify on each part of the examination to be eligible for hire. These stages include: Screening for minimum qualifications Written test (if applicable) 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 On test day, each candidate must bring a driver's license, or other government ID with a picture and proof of age to the written examination session as well as a completed background packet. Additional Information: After you have submitted your employment application, it will be screened based on the minimum requirements in this announcement. If you successfully meet the selection criteria you will receive specific instructions by e-mail about self-scheduling yourself for an upcoming written examination. Written examinations are scheduled approximately once per month. Candidates should bring a completed background packet to the test. Do not wait, this is a 20+ page comprehensive packet that will take significant time to complete and to obtain the required documents. Packets will be reviewed at the test. A list of required documents and employment forms for the background packet is available here. Pay rate listed at the top of the announcement effective at the beginning of the FY2019 budget year, starting on July 1, 2018.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
Arlington County is seeking an energetic and experienced Nurse to provide quality assurance leadership to clinical public health staff in the Public Health Division (PHD). This Nurse Manager/Quality Assurance is responsible for providing direction primarily to clinical, both nursing and non-nursing, staff on achieving and maintaining quality as appropriate. The Nurse Manager/Quality Assurance is an integral member of both the division's management team and the department's extended management team and, therefore, plays a key role in guiding all staff in integrating PHD and DHS programs to meet customer needs. This position will coordinate with the Department's Quality Assurance Manager and will participate as a member of the Department's Quality Assurance team. This employee a strategic partner in emergency preparedness for public health. The PHD is responsible for addressing a wide range of public health concerns and providing diverse public health services for the Arlington community including communicable disease control, environmental health inspection, family planning, maternity care, dental care, refugee screening and referral; public health laboratory services; and school health. The PHD is locally administered by Arlington County and is under contractual obligation to provide the services provided by the other 34 health districts within the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) system. The Division has a $21 + million budget and 180 + talented staff all focused on the departmental mission of making a real difference in people's lives by promoting and providing outstanding human services. To learn more about DHS and the Public Health Division, please click here: The Nurse Manager/Quality Assurance will model the department's values of excellence, dignity, integrity, and accountability in performing the following duties: Provides leadership and guidance to staff concerning nursing practice, including service delivery and interpreting policies and procedures relating to nursing and clinic activities and ensuring compliance through a quality assurance process. Provides guidance to clinical (non-nursing) staff regarding applicable clinical standards, including service delivery and relevant policies and procedures relating to clinical activities and ensuring compliance through a quality assurance process. Serves as the primary liaison with the Nurse Manager at VDH to discuss and resolve nursing practice issues, and evaluate and disseminate information to nursing staff. This includes representing county public health services and philosophy on VDH regional and statewide committees and task forces. Implements and evaluates DHS client confidentiality and privacy initiatives within the Division, working with PHD leadership. This includes assuring training staff and volunteers on HIPAA regulations and DHS/PHD policies and procedures. Works with DHS Compliance Officer, VDH Privacy Officer and County Risk Management regarding compliance with HIPAA regulations and DHS and VDH policies and procedures. Manages strategic and operational planning for continuous improvement - develops systems, tools, and staff training components needed to assess program performance, evaluative methods for identifying service deficiencies and changes needed, and tools for collecting, evaluating, and reporting data. Supports accurate and appropriate data collection and reporting for Division as it relates to program outcome measures, program planning and other requirements of the Division, Department, County, VDH and the Commonwealth of Virginia, with a focus on quality public health practice. Oversees development and maintenance of Division clinical quality assurance activities with appropriate input from others in clinical (including nursing) and non-clinical areas. Reviews all requests to conduct research within the Division, considering the scientific and ethical implications and compliance with applicable local, state, and federal regulations in coordination with the Planning & Education Chief. Makes recommendations to the Health Director. Develops and facilitates partnerships among PHD, County Departments, and Community Organizations to further public health goals in Arlington. This includes serving as the liaison with academic institutions interested in placing students within the Division, ensuring student placements support PHD and DHS missions as well as students' academic requirements. Helps health care partners, non-profits and business to implement the public health system's 10-year strategic plan alongside the Planning and Education Unit Chief, Assistant Division Chief and Division Chief. The Nurse Manager/Quality Assurance works closely with the Health Director/Division Chief, Assistant Division Chief, Planning & Education Chief, and Bureau Chiefs and staff to: Continually assess quality assurance and improvement needs for the Public Health Division; Use performance measures for programs to inform clinical quality assurance efforts as well as to assist with the conduct of regular clinical program reviews; Evaluate programs to ensure consistency with federal, state and local guidelines, including budget limitations; Identify and advise leadership proactively on nursing trends to meet shifting program needs; Oversee short and long-range planning for public health programs as needed; and Participate fully in emergency preparedness & response activities. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership and management skills to provide direction to a large, diverse, creative, and autonomous staff, including in times of change; significant experience and understanding of the needs of public health and Arlington residents; analyzing and developing solutions to complex issues and operational concerns; establishing and managing outcome based performance measures to guide operations; strong oral and written communication to move forward complex initiatives and communicate confidential information; and proactive in the use of technology for communication and for business practices in human services. Selection Criteria: Minimums: A Bachelor's degree in Nursing; and A Master's degree in Public Health or similar such as Public Health Nursing, Nursing Management, Public Administration, Business Administration, or directly related field; and progressively responsible program management experience in public health, community health or related area to include considerable experience in providing clinical nursing services as a Registered Nurse (RN), reviewing & formulating public health policy and services, and administering public health programs. Substitution: Additional directly related experience may be substituted for the education requirements on a year-for-year basis. Desirables: Preference may be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following: Public health or community health experience at the local level; Supervisory experience in community or public health; Identifying and implement nursing practice standards as well as laws and regulations (e.g., HIPPA) and to develop appropriate policies and procedures; Program experience involving diverse populations, clients with low incomes and/or disabilities similar to those served by DHS; Performance assessment and continuous process improvement; Assessing quality and compliance with established guidelines for clinical practice (nursing and non-nursing); and/or Training in emergency management systems such as Incident Command System (ICS). Special Requirements: Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia or eligible to receive such license or licensed in a compact state. If eligible, candidate will be allowed 60 days to obtain license. A letter of application is required. Please use the space provided in the supplemental questionnaire to insert a letter or attach to your application. Additional Information: Work hours: 40 hours per week, Mondays through Fridays, flexible scheduling as pre-approved. 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. A letter of application is required. Please use the space provided in the supplemental questionnaire to insert a letter or attach to your application. 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. A pre-employment background check will be conducted on candidates selected for employment. It may include checks of the following: criminal record, education, professional licensure and State of Virginia child abuse registry. This position is part of an alternative pay program that includes career path and pay-for-performance elements and an extended salary ceiling. Entry salary within the band is based on a review of qualifications and experience.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
Please note: The salary range above covers the Mental Health Therapist II position for a candidate who is hired without Virginia clinical licensure. The salary range for Mental Health Therapist II (Licensed) is $61,609.60 - $94,078.40. Are you looking for a rewarding opportunity in a fast-paced setting? Do you want to use clinical and problem solving skills to support individuals and their families through a mental health emergency? Join the Emergency Services team at Arlington County where clinicians provide crisis intervention, stabilization, and psychiatric services to individuals with imminent behavioral health crises while living, visiting, or working in Arlington County. These exciting positions are located in the Client Services Entry Bureau of the Behavioral Healthcare Division in the Department of Human Services. Direct services are provided on both an office-based and mobile outreach basis. Individuals typically treated are experiencing serious mentally illness and/or substance use issues.. Duties include:Providing mental status and risk assessments; Performing hospital pre-admission screening, crisis intervention, support, and stabilization; Coordinating services with multiple agencies (e.g., police, fire, local hospital, emergency room personnel, other human service providers, etc.); and, Providing human services resource information, referral, and follow-up. Selection Criteria:Minimum: A Master's degree in a clinical discipline such as Counseling, Psychiatric Social Work, Psychology, Psychiatric Nursing or other directly related clinical discipline which required a clinical practicum prior to graduation involving diagnostic and treatment services PLUS two years of full-time post Master's Degree clinical experience providing clinical therapy and other mental health services, which included the application of diagnostic and treatment services; and Meets the criteria of a Qualified Mental Health Professional- Adult (QMHP-A) and a Qualified Mental Health Professional – Child (QMHP-C) per the Virginia Board of Counseling regulations within 60 days of hire. https://www.dhp.virginia.gov/counseling/docs/QMHP_FAQs.pdf Substitution: Directly related higher level clinical degree (PhD. or PSYD.) may substitute for the Master's Degree education requirement and one year of full-time experience. In the case of this substitution, qualifying work experience must have been gained after the acquisition of the directly related higher level clinical degree. Desirables: Preference may be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following: Virginia clinical license or license eligible as an LPC, LCSW, LCP or LMFT; Providing mental health services to individuals with serious mental illness; and/or Providing emergency/crisis services. Special Requirements: 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. 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. Must complete pre-hire federal background check and State of Virginia Central Registry check. Additional Information:Work Hours: Sunday, Monday, Thursday, and Friday 7:00 am – 5:00 pm. 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 be not be considered
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
Are you interested in providing leadership to a progressive and recovery oriented community- based mental health and substance use treatment team which provides quality services to the Arlington community? This position may be for you! The Behavioral Healthcare Division (BHD) in the Department of Human Services (DHS) has an opportunity in the Client Services Bureau for an experienced Mental Health professional to provide clinical and administrative supervision to the Intake and Discharge Planning Team. This Team of seven (7) mental health professionals serve as the central point of service entry and has recently adopted the Same Day Access model (SDA). The Intake and Discharge Planning Supervisor will recommend and implement clinical and operational enhancements, policies, and procedures for the three program areas served by the team. These include: Intake and Assessment Services, Client Engagement Services, and Hospital Discharge Planning Services. The position involves significant collaboration within BHD, DHS, and with the Regional Aftercare group. To learn more about the Behavioral Healthcare Division, please click here. Duties include: Developing procedures and service protocols to enhance service delivery; Supervising clinicians, ensuring documentation compliance and service capture expectations are met; Facilitating the smooth transfer of clients to the mental health and substance use treatment programs; Collaborating with outpatient supervisors to ensure clinician schedules and client flow are in line with the goals of SDA; Planning, directing, and evaluating the implementation of programs, services, policies and procedures to ensure that standards of care and licensing requirements are maintained; Selecting and training staff; and monitoring and evaluating employee performance; Managing contracts for services provided to individuals leaving the state hospital; Coordinating and collaborating with Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and the regional aftercare group to review discharge plans, services, and funding; Participating in departmental and community-wide committees or task forces. The ideal candidate will have leadership and management skills to provide clinical direction to staff including in times of change; strong oral and written communication to move forward complex initiatives and communicate confidential information; knowledge and application of best practices; and the ability to multi-task while making sound clinical and business decisions. Selection Criteria: Minimums: A Master's degree in a clinical discipline including Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, Psychiatric Nursing, or other directly related clinical discipline, all of which required a clinical practicum involving diagnostic and treatment services prior to graduation; Considerable (at least three years) of full-time post-Master's Degree experience providing direct clinical social work or clinical mental health/substance abuse services; One year of full-time experience coordinating/administering services; and Licensure as a Professional Counselor(LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Clinical Psychologist (LCP) in the Commonwealth of Virginia within one year of hire. Substitution: Directly-related higher level clinical degrees may substitute for the Master's degree education requirement and one year of experience providing clinical therapy and other mental health services, which included the application of diagnostic and treatment services. In the case of this substitution, qualifying work experience must have been gained after the acquisition of the directly related higher level clinical degree. Desirables: Preference may be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following: Providing clinical supervision/service coordination and administration to mental health and/or substance abuse clinicians; Contract management; Program or project analysis, planning, and evaluation; Assessing emergent needs or crisis situations; and/or Managing organizational change and transition. Special Requirements: 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. 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. Applicants may be required to sign a release authorizing the County to obtain your background information. A State of Virginia Central Registry check will be required upon hire. Additional Information:Work Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Some evening or weekend work may be required including after- hours telephone coverage to support other Client Services Entry programs as needed. Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire are considered part of the application process. 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 to fill two Fingerprint Specialist vacancies 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. The Fingerprint Specialist II compares fingerprint images to establish identities and compares latent prints with fingerprints of suspects. The Senior level compares latent fingerprints to computer generated lists of persons with criminal histories. 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 affected 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. Selection Criteria:Note: This recruitment will be used to fill one senior level vacancy and to develop an eligible list to fill future vacancies at either the Fingerprint Specialist II or senior level. Minimum Requirements: Fingerprint Specialist II: Qualified candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent completion of recognized basic fingerprint and advanced latent fingerprint training with at least 6 months of experience in the examination of latent prints using the Henry Classification System. Senior Level: Qualified candidates 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. Substitution: Additional directly related experience may substitute for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. Desirable: The ideal candidate will also have one or more of the following: Certification as a Latent Print Examiner (CLPE) by the International Association for Identification (IAI) Experience using one or more of the Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems used within the United States for latent print or known print entry. Special Requirements: 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. Additional Information:Work Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, with flexibility for an occasional callback during the week or weekend. The salary range listed above reflects the Senior Fingerprint Specialist level. Future vacancies may be filled at the II level or the senior level and will be based on experience, training and certifications. Salary range for the Fingerprint Specialist II level is: $42,307.20-$64,646.40.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
Arlington County's Department of Parks and Recreation is seeking multiple Sports Sites Program Assistants to supervise the Youth Flag Football Program. These positions are responsible for the performance of program functions and work to create and maintain a positive, engaging, and encouraging environment for boys and girls participating in the program. Program assistants will be expected to serve as a positive role model, encourage opportunities to learn and have fun, ensure all rules and regulations are adhered to, and protect the safety of all participants and spectators while emphasizing the program ideals of team play, cooperation, and sportsmanship. The flag football program has an estimated 1,400 participants divided into some 120 teams ranging in ages 6-16. Specific Duties Include: Managing and coordinating on-site operations to include monitoring the field/sports site to ensure the safety and supervision of the participants; Directing assigned referees to the correct field locations; Assisting players/parents/coaches/spectators at the facility to find their designated field and start activities with teams; Responding to complaints or concerns from parents about the program and the coaches; Preparing the field/site for games and completing regular playing surface and equipment checks to ensure compliance with event and safety regulations; Organizing and inventorying supplies and equipment while ensuring proper quantities of properly functioning equipment; Maintaining appropriate levels of control, fairness, and consistency in all competitive situations; Resolving all participant conflicts with tact and diplomacy; Completing and submitting proper records as necessary, including reports on game scores and accidents/incidents; and Securing the field/site at the end of the program while ensuring the site is left in good condition (trash is removed, etc.). The ideal candidate will have experience and knowledge with the game of football; with prior experience providing instruction in fundamentals and skill development; the ability to make quick and sound decisions to understand and carry out written and oral instructions and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Selection Criteria: Minimums: A high school diploma or GED and three months of experience in administering recreational programs or facility monitoring. Desirables: Preference may be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following: Customer service experience in sports recreation; Educational background in parks and recreation; Coaching/officiating experience; and COR/AED and First Aid certifications. Special Requirements: Must be able to work in the elements such as heat and rain/cold weather conditions. Physical ability to lift/carry materials weighing up to 60 pounds and repeatedly and quickly traverse the field to monitor play. Additional Information:Work Hours: 8 hours a day between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Saturday and 12:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Sunday. Games are held on Saturdays and Sundays, beginning in September 2018 and ending no later than December 20, 2018; staff must attend all pre-season meetings prior to the start of the program. Games are usually held at one of the Arlington County high school stadiums on their synthetic field. Three games are held concurrently on each field. 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. Note: Salary listed above is for fiscal year 2019, effective July 1, 2018. 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
The Arlington Public Library is seeking two customer service oriented, energetic, enthusiastic, and creative Youth Services Librarians. These positions will be responsible for planning programs for children (from birth to middle school age); their families and caregivers; assisting with the management of a Branch Library; overseeing the youth collection of the location; and fostering partnerships and programs with local schools and child care facilities. These employees must be experienced in creating new services and programs for youth, and providing evidence of proven success in community outreach. Specific Duties Include: Coordinating the activities of colleagues, paraprofessional support staff and volunteers, either on a project assignment basis or for program management purposes; Serving as a specialist in youth services, providing expertise to patrons, to other library staff, to children and to adults of diverse backgrounds, some of them with limited English skills; Leading or participating in departmental, county-wide, regional or community committees or task forces that are responsible for identifying issues and developing solutions in areas relevant to the area of specialty; Assisting the Division, Department, or County in assessing and integrating services and developing new or innovative methods of service delivery; Providing reader's advisory, reference and technical assistance to Library patrons and ensuring the proper use and care of materials, equipment and facilities; Responding to all patron inquiries, assessing needs and interests of patrons to determine appropriate resources, recommending materials and research methodologies, conducting computerized information searches, and assisting patrons in finding materials; Coordinating, developing and promoting all youth programs for the branch; planning, preparing, presenting and evaluating library programs for youth to include story times, book talks, special events, and book discussion groups; Monitoring/inspecting selected library materials for replacement/repair/arrangement, to include selection and weeding; and Performing circulation duties such as checking in/out materials; collecting fees and fines for late, damaged or lost library materials; and creating and issuing library cards. Selection Criteria:Minimum: Completion of the requirements for graduation with a Master's Degree in Library Science or Information Science from an ALA accredited college or university plus Up to three years of experience serving in a Librarian role including at least one year in the area of specialty. As this is a broadband class, qualifications may be reduced to hire at the entry (1 year) or journey (2 years) level with a similar reduction in the specialty area. Desirable: Preference may be given to applicants with experience in one or more of the following: Providing library services and programs to children and teens; Graduate or Undergraduate course work in youth services and literature, education programming techniques, and/or child or adolescent development; Working with youth in a school, library or similar setting; Providing outreach to schools, preschools, child care facilities and/or groups promoting services to youth; Working with limited English speaking youth and their families; and Planning, managing and scheduling the work of others. Special Requirements: Must possess valid driver's license. Must be able to push heavy book carts, lift 25 lbs., and stand for extended periods of time. Note: Salary listed above is for fiscal year 2019, effective July 1, 2018. Additional Information:Work Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week. Schedule includes some evening and weekend work. Assignments may change over time. Work Sites: Current vacancies are at the Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Avenue, Arlington and the Glencarlyn Library, 300 Kensington Street, Arlington. 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
Employment Opportunities- Summer 2018 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 camp counselors in camp programs throughout the County. Camp runs from June 25th to August 31st. This application is specific to the program area described in the following paragraph. If you are interested in other camp program areas, you must apply for that position as well. FULL DAY CAMPS:Summer Expedition: 40 hours a week. Hours are 9am-6pm for ages 4-10. These are community center based camps serving 60 campers at each site. These camps focus on outreach to neighborhood children in the community so they can experience a classic camp day with a variety of activities and trips once per week. Summerfest: 40 hours a week. Camp hours 8am-6pm for ages 4-10. This camp serves up to 60 campers at each site. This is a classic camp offered at a school site and ventures out on one swim trip a week and one other off site trip a week (often outdoors). Summerfest (Inclusion Site): This camp is the same as above but is specifically designed to work with campers with and without disabilities. Staff will work with all participants to develop social skills, manage challenging behaviors, foster independent participation, plan, lead and implement activities and create a positive inclusive environment for all campers. This role may be responsible for writing documentation for any identified campers with additional supports and will work closely with the Therapeutic Recreation Inclusion Coordinator. Must be willing to provide personal care as needed. EVENING PARK PROGRAMS:Rec on Wheels: 15-20 hours per week. Program hours 5:30-8:30pm. This is an evening program that serves the community by offering recreational fun and weekly special events for the whole family (all ages) in various parks throughout Arlington. Staff are expected to do outreach, facilitate and lead family friendly activities at rotating park sites. These programs are offered in an outdoor setting with limited shelter. Programs do not operate if there is inclement weather. 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 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. Selection Criteria: SELECTION CRITERIA Please review the minimum requirements listed above. Applicants may attach a resume in addition to completing the online application. Attaching a resume without completion of the application will be considered "an incomplete application". The successful candidate will have good character and integrity, positive communication skills, reliable transportation, the ability to complete tasks as assigned, take the initiative when needed, and the ability to work successfully in a team environment. Staff may be asked to work with individuals with disabilities. Desirables: Willingness to work with individuals with disabilities. Special Requirements: If selected, all summer staff will be required to: Agree to a criminal background check. 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. Provide negative TB results or submit to a TB screening. Attend all required trainings. 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). Additional Information: Applications for any of the positions below will be accepted online only. Applications are reviewed as they are received, so interested applicants should apply as soon as possible. We hope to have all camp jobs filled by May 18, 2018. Applications received after that date will be considered only if there is need to consider other applicants. Please note that interviews will be conducted and positions will be filled on a continuous basis, therefore, applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Written notification will be sent to those applicants who applied but were not hired, once all positions are filled. Generally, these letters are sent out in mid-July. For further information about the selection process or specific camp job duties: Email DPR- YouthandFamily@arlingtonva.us
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
Note: This is a re-announcement to better reflect changes in the department hiring needs and job duties. If you have already applied for this position under a former announcement number, you will need to re-apply to be considered for this vacancy. Arlington County's Department of Environment Services has a great development opportunity to join a dynamic customer service team, and to actively perform many of the different tasks that are required to effectively deliver outstanding service to our more than 37,000 utility customers. This employee will provide operational support to the Customer Services Office (CSO) during the integration of its new Utilities Information Billing System (UIBS) and directly support the functional work of the CSO Manager and other key CSO employees so that they can more fully participate in the UIBS project. The CSO manages utilities billing and fee collection services for approximately 37,400 commercial and residential customer accounts receiving water, sewer and refuse services from Arlington County. The CSO is also responsible for reviewing and analyzing water consumption data and service charges of 196,000 billing statements annually representing more than $86M in billed charges for monthly cycle billing and delinquent notices and bi-weekly final bills. Specific duties include: Assisting the Customer Services Manager and other key staff members by providing them with additional capacity during the UIBS integration and giving general support with various daily responsibilities; Managing potentially complex billing disputes and collaborating with the Customer Call Center Manager on escalated customer service issues; Supporting and serving as a back-up to the Billing Coordinator with the timely review of 14K+ bills each month including the review of the meter reading data to ensure correct information is being billed to customers; Reading and interpreting policies and procedures and providing guidance to USO staff on related issues; Analyzing customer data and other available metrics, and generating periodic reports such as variance reports, customer accounting reports, and employee productivity reports; Providing contract management for bill printing and mailing services; and Contributing to the integration of the new UIBS through the completion of special projects, system testing and other miscellaneous related tasks. Selection Criteria:Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science or related field, plus progressively responsible experience in program administration and/or project management support in the utilities or similar industry. Substitution: Additional relevant experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year for year basis. Desirable: Preference may be given to applicants with experience in one or more of the following: Writing documentation on systems program protocols, business processes and procedures; Troubleshooting various software applications or system issues; and Assisting in project planning, design, implementation and evaluation in the utilities or similar industry. Special Requirements: Please complete each section of the application. A resume may be attached; however, it will not substitute for the completed application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Additional Information: Work hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Some evening and weekend work may be occasionally required. This is a full-time, limited duration position expected to last for not more than 15 months. Employee is eligible for benefits including leave and health insurance. Salary listed at the top of the announcement effective at the beginning of the FY2019 budget year, starting on July 1, 2018.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
Arlington County is seeking an innovative and strategic leader to serve as the Transportation Capital Projects Program Manager to oversee the implementation of its multi-million dollar Complete Streets Program. This senior manager plays a leadership role in multi-year capital improvement priority-setting, budgeting, scheduling, cost estimating, design, project and construction management, public engagement and constituent response. This position interacts with County staff, elected officials, private developers and federal, state, and regional funding agencies and community groups on the implementation of a broad array of transportation projects. Arlington's currently adopted 10-year Capital Improvement Program includes over $ 500 million in transportation project investments ranging from major commercial corridor improvements (Crystal City Street Improvements, Rosslyn-Ballston Arterial Street Improvements, Columbia Pike Streets) to Walk and Bike Arlington projects organized under a Complete Streets framework. This employee works with considerable independence under the general direction of the Division of Transportation (DOT) Transportation Planning & Capital Projects Management Bureau Chief. For more information on the Department of Environmental Services and Transportation visit https://transportation.arlingtonva.us/. Specific Duties Include: Developing the Transportation Capital Program for Complete Streets within the context of Arlington County's Capital Improvement Program, and the Master Transportation Plan; Leading in the planning and implementation of the Transportation Capital Program and the overall management of multi modal capital funds, including Federal, State and Regional grants, Bonds and other CIP funds; Partnering with the following internal departments and divisions; Community Planning Housing and Development (CPHD), Arlington Economic Development (AED), Engineering Bureau, Transportation Engineering and Operations (TE&O) and others to coordinate and implement; Managing the delivery of transportation capital projects by defining the project scope, overseeing the scoping, design and construction phases, budgeting, cost estimating and scheduling of work; Managing professional staff and contractors within the transportation capital program while providing program oversight and support to transportation project managers and engineers; Building a sustainable and effective Capital Projects Management Section that encourages collaboration and teamwork, open communication, individual development, efficient stewardship of resources and the highest quality project delivery; Developing and managing the funding plan for transportation capital projects; Coordinating transportation capital project delivery with Arlington's Engineering Bureau; Building cooperative relationships with regional and state partners, especially the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), to improve processes and communication to advocate for Arlington's interests. The ideal candidate will have experience managing infrastructure projects associated with complete streets, bike and pedestrian facilities implementation; 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. 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 transportation infrastructure projects. 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: 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. Starting salary will depend upon the qualifications and experience of the candidate selected. This position is in the Arlington County Government's Extended Management Accountability Program (XMAP), in which Senior Executives are eligible for a negotiated salary/benefits package and are evaluated and compensated per a performance agreement linked to the County Management Plan, and results achieved. XMAP is a flexible total rewards/compensation system directly linked to performance and the market. Note: Salary listed above is for fiscal year 2019, effective July 1, 2018. Additional Information:Work Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Note: This recruitment is open until the position is filled, interested applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. Qualified applicants in this first group will be referred to the hiring manager and interviews will be conducted on a regular basis throughout the recruitment with candidates whose qualifications best fit our needs. The application process will close when the position has been filled or when enough qualified applications have been received.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
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
This position offers a flexible work schedule up to 40 hours per week. Arlington County is seeking a talented Organizational Development professional to join our Human Resources team to plan, design, and execute programs and coaching solutions to ensure the organization is equipped to meet current and future workforce and business needs. This Specialist will provide support and guidance in talent management, organizational development, leadership coaching, and training and will develop and implement strategic initiatives to enhance the organization's effectiveness and capabilities. Specific responsibilities include: Coaches and guides managers and employees to understand needs and collaborates to identify solutions using available tools and resources to support employee development and organization performance and change management; Designs and implements comprehensive organizational development initiatives, programs, training materials, and action plans to improve performance based upon the County's strategic vision through instructor-led training, assessments, virtual, eLearning, job aids, print, and/or blended solutions; Assesses the alignment and success of talent development programs, conducts regular reviews of the organization's structure and identifies changes that will enhance efficiencies and improve the organization's adaptability; Develops, designs, and implements mentorship programs at all levels of the organization; Collaborates with business partners to translate strategies and objectives into deliverable training or OD programs to facilitate effective transfer of learning to the workplace and facilitates training and group discussions; Prepares, tests, and completes administration of annual key Performance Management System updates, changes or initiatives; Guides the implementation of large-scale sustainable changes; Serves as a trusted advisor and subject-matter expert for all workforce planning activities across the enterprise, assesses workforce plans to align business needs and leads cross-functional teams in the design of alternative approaches; Actively engages and collaborates with external consultants and internal stakeholders through regular meetings, involvement with customer community, and benchmarking with other organizations. The ideal candidate is dedicated to personal growth and development, is a proactive change agent with a strong sense of urgency for fostering a learning environment and for demonstrating flexibility and adaptability with a proven track record of collaborating across departments, functions and levels. This employee can quickly build knowledge of business operations and strong partnerships, and is knowledgeable of industry tools and resources for addressing organizational needs, with demonstrated experience designing teams, and influencing leadership in a dynamic environment. This Specialist can also build credibility and influence without direct line authority, and clearly conveys information while demonstrating active listening skills and engaging others. Selection Criteria:Minimum: A combination of education and experience that includes a Bachelor's degree in Training and Development, Adult Education, Organizational Development, Organizational Performance, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, or related degree with experience designing and developing course content and facilitating adult learning on a variety of topics using a variety of medium and approaches to include web-based and virtual training; and/or experience in organizational effectiveness and employee engagement initiatives. Substitution: Additional qualifying related experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis. Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following: Master's Degree or graduate work in Organizational Development, Organizational Performance, Industrial and Organizational Psychology or directly related field Certifications such as Association for Talent Development (ATD), International Coach Federation (ICF), Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP), International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) Certified Performance Technologist (CPT) or similar training development/instructional certifications; Experience developing and implementing organization-wide training and/or organizational development programs. Special Requirements: Please attach a resume to the application. Resumes will be reviewed. Also provide a cover letter addressing how your training, education, and experience have prepared you for this position. Attach a cover letter to the application or use the space provided in the supplemental questionnaire. Be sure to address in your cover letter how your background meets the qualification requirements outlined in the position information and selection criteria and highlight your accomplishments in these areas. Additional Information: This position offers a flexible work schedule up to 40 hours per week and/or teleworking opportunities. This position requires meeting with employees at a variety of work sites throughout the County and is part of an alternative pay program that includes pay-for-performance elements. Entry salary within the band is based on a review of qualifications and experience. Pay potential is based on performance and employee development. Arlington County offers a competitive salary and a great benefits package including a Defined Benefit (pension) plan. For more information on Arlington's family friendly benefits, click here.
Arlington County Government Arlington, VA, USA
Arlington County's Department of Parks and Recreation has multiple temporary vacancies available for a Trades Worker II position in the Park Service and Landscape areas of the Arlington Parks and Natural Resources Division. This employee participates in park maintenance and driving a landscape watering truck within a specified geographic Neighborhood Service Area or at the direction of the area supervisor(s). This position works individually or with a team engaged in refuse collection, basic horticultural functions, street tree watering, park maintenance, and enhancement projects. Specific duties may include:• Using hand and power tools to repair park equipment and perform general ground maintenance; • Operating various county vehicles and equipment to include pick-up trucks, water trucks, back pack blowers, string trimmers and other 2 cycle equipment; • Cleaning restrooms, picnic pavilions, charcoal grills, recycling and collecting trash; and • Collecting refuse and hauling materials. Selection Criteria:Minimum: The ability to: learn a variety of skills related to park maintenance and construction; learn how to safely operate hand and power tools; and follow basic written and verbal instructions. Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with experience with one or more of the following:• Operating back pack blowers, string trimmers and other 2 cycle equipment; • Working with and general knowledge of hand and power tools; • 6 months of park or ground maintenance experience; • Class A or B Commercial Driver's License; • Ability to read maps Special Requirements: Applicants must possess a valid driver's License from the applicant's place of residence at time of appointment. 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 and physical ability to perform requirements of the job to include getting in and out of vehicles frequently and carrying hand and power tools to perform work assignments. Seasonal staff will be required to follow all applicable Federal, State, and county safety requirements when performing all duties. Additional Information: Core work hours are Monday through Sunday from 6:30 am to 3:00 pm. Weekend and Holiday work is required weekly and will be scheduled on an as needed basis. Weekend and Holiday hours are 6:30 am to 3:00 pm unless otherwise assigned by supervisor(s). NOTE: This is a full-time, limited duration position. Employee is eligible for benefits including leave and health insurance. This position is listed as "open continuous." Interested applicants are advised to submit their applications as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed and qualified applicants referred on a continuous basis. Interviews will be conducted on a regular basis throughout the recruitment with candidates whose qualifications best fit our needs. If your application is received later in the recruitment process, it may not be reviewed or considered. The application process will close when the position has been filled or when a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. 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.