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Arlington County Government Arlington, Virginia
Position Information Arlington County is hiring Wastewater Maintenance Technician Trainees for the County's Wastewater Pollution Control Plant (WPCP). This on-the-job training/work program offers a career path to the highest level of mechanic at Arlington County's WPCP. The WPCP is a state-of-the-art highly automated advanced wastewater treatment facility capable of treating more than 40 million gallons per day of high quality effluent via wastewater treatment systems and equipment such as automated de-watering centrifuges and influent lift stations. The apprenticeship program is a structured, defined for-year process for training, certifying, and compensating employees as they move through four trainee levels to the full-performance Wastewater Maintenance Technician (WMT) position within four years of hire date. Permanent status is achieved with the County only after completing all training and certification requirements for full-performance WMT. The apprenticeship program includes:Extensive County-paid internal and external training; Technical courses using the TPC training system, wastewater systems overview, safety training, CMMS training, CDL license, WEF pump computer training, backflow preventer training, crane truck/backhoe/skidloader/rigging/overhead crane training operation, multiple laser alignment training, structural and pipe welding certification, vibration analysis, root cause failure, oil analysis, and may include other required training not listed; Clearly-defined expectations of accomplishment at each level or subject to separation from training; and A compensation plan based upon the achievement of new skills as recognized through comprehensive testing and certification and demonstrated application of those skills. The full performance Maintenance Technician is responsible for technical, skilled trades and project management work. This includes installing, maintaining, repairing and overhauling or rebuilding complex industrial systems and equipment in the WPCP and the Water and Sewer Lift Stations which are operated, maintained and managed within the Department of Environmental Services. Specific duties include:Examining equipment to determine the viability of replacement or repair of parts or equipment; Coordinating maintenance or repair work with other agencies or contractors; Performing predictive, preventive and corrective maintenance using a variety of diagnostic tools, historical data, blueprints, factory specifications and the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS); Analyzing system failure or condition to determine root cause or potential for breakdown; Evaluating problems or work assignments to determine scope of project, to set priorities, to project resource needs and to plan follow-up activities; and Assisting in the training of staff and monitoring work and systems to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and County codes, regulations, standards and mandates. Selection Criteria Minimum: Apprentice Level 1: Completion of the requirements for graduation from a standard senior high school or vocational school, a GED certificate, or the equivalent, plus one year of mechanical experience. Apprentice Level 2: Completion of the requirements for Apprentice Level 1 plus one year of experience in wastewater maintenance; CDL (Class B) license; forklift certification; first aid and CPR certification; and IMI Wastewater Maintenance Technician I License or equivalent. Apprentice Level 3: Completion of the requirements for Apprentice Level 2 plus one additional year of experience in wastewater maintenance; backflow preventer license; IMI Wastewater Maintenance Technician II License; and plate and pipe welding certification. Substitution: One year of directly related technical school training beyond the high school level or a college degree in Engineering or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience requirement. Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:CDL class B with tanker endorsement; Wastewater maintenance mechanic experience; and/or Plate and pipe welding certification. 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. Applicant must be eligible for and must obtain, or keep current, a Commercial Driver's License (Class B) within one (1) year of employment. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicant's driving record. Work is performed in an industrial environment and involves exposure to hazardous chemicals, strong odors, drafts, noise, dust, grease, and dirt with extended periods of standing, walking, bending, crouching, lifting light to very heavy objects and equipment, climbing ladders, and climbing to elevations of 100 feet. This position requires working outside for long periods of time with exposure to adverse weather conditions that includes rain, snow, wind and temperature extremes. Applicants must be able to pass a respirator fit test and work in confined spaces. Additional Information Work hours: 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Must be available for holdover and/or call-back in emergency situations. The Wastewater Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship Program is a pay pilot within the Arlington County Government. The salary listed at the top of the announcement is reflective of the entry at the trainee level to the top of the full performance level. Entry pay and pay progression is based on meeting training, certification, licensing and experience requirements. Permanent status with the County is not obtained until completion of training and certification requirements for the full-performance position. All employees in the program must complete all stated requirements within the specified time frames, or they will be subject to separation from County employment.
Arlington County Government Arlington, Virginia
Position Information 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. Please note: These positions may be filled at either a full or part-time level. This is an exciting opportunity for those completing residency to gain valuable experience or for full-performance psychiatrists to make significant contributions in mental health service delivery. Arlington County Department of Human Services (DHS) is hiring two Psychiatrists, a part-time (.25) position in the Aging & Disability Services Division (ADSD), and a full-time position in the Behavioral Health Division (BHD). DHS provides a broad continuum of social services, behavioral healthcare, public health, and employment programs to approximately 60,000 customers per year in an integrated, collaborative approach. DHS has a recovery and best practice oriented mission and these psychiatrists will have the opportunity to be a part of projects which are at the forefront of mental health service delivery, including health care integration and innovative access models. To learn about DHS, please click here. ADSD promotes the highest level of independent living for older adults and persons with developmental and intellectual disabilities by providing intensive, targeted supports to prevent unnecessary institutional placement, ensure safety in the home and foster the fullest participation possible in the community. This part-time Psychiatrist will provide care to senior adults and individuals with developmental disabilities at Sequoia Plaza in Arlington, Virginia. Additionally, there may be an opportunity to provide outreach to clients in residential programs and assisted living facilities. BHD provides a range of services that promote recovery, independence, and community integration for adults with serious mental illness and/or substance use disorders. These services include emergency mental health, discharge planning, medical services, case management, and linkage to other services which are provided directly by County staff or through contract, at the Sequoia Plaza offices, at community-based locations, in the County jail, in homeless shelters, and on the streets. This full-time Psychiatrist will provide emergency and community-based outpatient services in the Behavioral Healthcare Division (BHD). This is an over-strength position that is currently under consideration for permanent status for the Fiscal Year 2019 budget. This position is eligible for the full range of County-provided benefits. Duties include:Performing diagnostic psychiatric evaluations; Ongoing psychiatric management, including psychopharmacologic treatment, psychotherapeutic support, and crisis intervention; Assuring comprehensive healthcare needs are identified and treated; Providing team consultation and clinical supervision of nurse practitioners as well as participation in interdisciplinary treatment planning meetings; Educating clients about their illness and providing health management information and techniques; Documenting clinical care in the electronic clinical record; and Providing backup physician coverage as needed to the Division outpatient services. Selection Criteria Minimum: M.D. from an accredited college or university, plus successful completion of residency training and/or fellowship in Psychiatry. Those hired at the full performance level will have significant experience beyond residency training. Starting salary will depend upon the qualifications and experience of the candidate(s) selected. Desirables: Preference may be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following:Board Certification from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; Board eligible from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; Experience with senior adult and/or intellectually and developmentally disabled populations; Completion of fellowship in Addiction or Forensic Psychiatry; Providing services in an outpatient community setting working intensively with patients with serious mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders; and/or Working on an interdisciplinary team. Special Requirements A cover letter is considered part of this application. Must be licensed or license eligible to practice medicine in the State of Virginia and be eligible to take examination of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Must possess a Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) license. Must pass a criminal background check and State of Virginia Central Registry check. 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. Additional Information Work Hours: Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week for a full time position with flexible scheduling. Participation in after-hours telephone call with additional compensation. Salary includes Malpractice Insurance. 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. This announcement will remain open until the position is filled. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed on a regular basis and interviews conducted continuously with qualified applicants. This position will close when the position has been filled or when a sufficient number of qualified candidates has been received. 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, Virginia
Position Information 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. 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 (Download PDF reader) 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, Virginia
Position Information 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, Virginia
Position Information 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, Virginia
Position Information 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, Virginia
Position Information Arlington County is seeking experienced Motor Vehicle Operators for the Citizen Services section of Operations Unit within the Solid Waste Bureau (SWB), Department of Environmental Services. These positions provide an array of services, such as residential brush collection, roll-off operations, landfill deliveries for disposing of road construction materials and the operation of recycling equipment used to recycle inert materials into products that can be reused in road projects or landscape projects, as well as supporting the County's leaf collection program and snow removal operations. The positions will be responsible for operating and maintaining vehicles and equipment including but not limited to the following:Tractor-trailer in a landfill environment; Rubber tire loader in the Earth Products Recycling Yard; Knuckle-boom truck for collection of brush material; Hook lift roll off truck; Small to medium sized dump trucks for delivering mulch; Pick-up trucks towing a 6–12 foot trailer; Street sweeping vehicle; Vacuum leaf collection vehicle; Rear-loading refuse collection trucks for litter and other programs supported by the Solid Waste Bureau; and Stationary recycling equipment such as Tub Grinder, Rock crusher, Dirt shaker, or a Trommel screen. Other responsibilities include:Performing preventive maintenance and making minor repairs on equipment; Assisting with leaf collection program and snow removal operations; Performing inspections and maintaining the cleanliness of the trucks and equipment within the Solid Waste Bureau; Providing information to citizens of the County regarding services provided such as brush collection, as well as interacting with other staff from various departments; Utilizing a computer and/or tablet to enter data on a computerized maintenance management system or similar software system to document daily work completed, pre and post trip inspections, mileage; and other relevant information; and Reading and following a map and using a GPS to perform daily functions. The ideal candidates for these positions must have a high regard for safety as an operator of heavy automotive or related equipment. All applicable federal, state and County safety requirements must be followed. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential to effectively interact with customers and team members. Selection Criteria Note: This recruitment may be used to fill comparable vacancies within the Department of Environmental Services or other County departments. Minimum: Considerable experience operating heavy equipment or commercial vehicles. Valid Class "A" Commercial Driver's License required. See Special Requirements below. Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:Hazmat and/or Tanker endorsement; More than two years of experience operating equipment and vehicles such as those listed in the position description; Experience performing minor repairs on automotive equipment; and/or Experience using computerized maintenance management system (CMMS). Special Requirements NOTE: Arlington County provides a comprehensive leaf collection program to the citizens that will require overtime and weekend work. Employees within the Solid Waste Bureau also respond to snow and debris removal emergencies as well as service special events, both of which require overtime and/or weekend or holiday hours. Work is generally performed outdoors and in all types of weather conditions and often near and around moving traffic. The work environment includes exposure to draft, noise, dust, grease, dirt and requires the ability to perform repetitive and intensive manual labor and to lift light-to-heavy objects and equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. Applicant must possess a class "A" commercial driver's license at time of application. The applicant must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or the applicant must provide a copy of the applicant's official state/district driving record. Prior to the time of appointment, the successful applicant must pass a DOT physical and a pre-employment drug screening. Once hired, the employee will be subject to drug screening at such times during employment as required by federal, state, and local standards and regulations. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicant's driving record, passing of the DOT physical and pre-employment drug screening and alcohol breath test as required by applicable standards. Additional Information Work Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please complete each section of the application. To receive full credit for your experience, please ensure that you have included details of all relevant work experience on your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. NOTE: This position is now listed as "open continuous." Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed on a regular basis and interviews conducted continuously with qualified applicants. 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, Virginia
Position Information 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 Language proficiency: English/Spanish for designated positions. 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. An assessment of oral Spanish proficiency will be required before a candidate can be appointed to a bilingual position. The incumbent in the position will receive the language pay premium on all hours worked and on paid leave hours if appointed to the bilingual position. Additional Information Work Hours: Sunday, Monday, Thursday, and Friday 7:00 am – 5:00 pm. Monday - Friday: 2:00 pm -10:00 p.m.(bilingual) 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, Virginia
Position Information 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 Child & Family Services Division is hiring two (one bilingual) experienced Mental Health Therapists to provide assessment, crisis intervention, treatment, and referrals to youth (birth to 17 years of age). Both of these Mental Health Therapists will deliver individual and group therapy, family support and consultation, education, crisis intervention, case management, discharge planning, and referral services and will be part of a multi-disciplinary team consisting of a psychiatrist, nurse, therapist, and clinical supervisor. The population served come from ethnically and culturally diverse backgrounds and may include Spanish speakers as well as others with limited English skills. To learn more about Child & Family Services, please click here. Duties for both positions include:Screening and diagnostic assessment for mental health and substance abuse disorders and providing treatment; Triaging clients with parents, court, social services, and attorneys to provide care coordination and information regarding resources for youth and families; Responding to children/youth and families in crisis, developing safety plans and managing transition to Emergency Services when needed; Coordinating care including outpatient therapy, referrals, collaborating with detention homes, courts, schools, and other child-serving agencies; and Documenting and tracking services in an electronic record database management system to meet service and documentation standards in accordance with local, state and deferral regulations. Selection Criteria Minimums:Bilingual speaking ability in English/Spanish for one position. Master's degree in a clinical discipline such as Counseling, Psychiatric Social Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapist, Psychiatric Nursing, or other directly related clinical discipline, all of which required a clinical practicum prior to graduation involving diagnostic and treatment services; and Two years post-Master's degree experience providing clinical therapy and other mental health services, which included the application of diagnostic and treatment services. Substitution: A directly related higher level clinical degree may substitute for the Master's Degree education requirement and one year of experience. In the case of this substitution, remaining 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:Treating children and/or adolescents with serious emotional disturbance and at risk conditions; Treating children and/or adolescents with histories of trauma (abuse, neglect, domestic violence, separation/loss); Providing alcohol and drug treatment to adolescents; Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) certification; and/or Virginia licensure or license eligibility as (transferrable): ie. LCSW, LPC, LMF, etc. Special Requirements An assessment of oral Spanish proficiency will be required before a candidate can be appointed to the bilingual position. The incumbent in the bilingual position will receive the language pay premium on all hours worked and on paid leave hours. 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. 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. Additional Information Work Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. Flexible work schedule to accommodate 6-8 evening hours per week. 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. The salary range above covers the Mental Health Therapist II position for a candidate who is hired without the appropriate Virginia clinical licensure. The salary range for Mental Health Therapist II (Licensed) is $60,964.80 - $93,142.60.
Arlington County Government Arlington, Virginia
Position Information Arlington County Government is recruiting for a Management & Budget Specialist for its Economic Independence Division's (EID) Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCV). The Management & Budget Specialist will ensure the integrity of the HCV Rent Assistance Program and provide oversight for all financial aspects of this $18M federally funded program, which serves approximately 1500 eligible households and provides monthly rental payment to over 200 community landlords. This highly responsible and visible position works closely with EID and HCV staff, and coordinates with other County offices for technology and financial management support. In addition to analyzing and researching federal budget, and management and policy issues regulating the HCV program, this employee compiles and submits reports to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to include funding allocation and federal year-end close out, income statement, balance sheet and final voucher settlements. The Management & Budget Specialist reports to the Division's Financial and Administrative Support Services Unit Chief. Specific duties include:Manages, tracks, monitors, and reports on revenue, expenditures and adherence to financial requirements for several HUD programs implemented by the HCV office; Conducts detailed review, analyses, and projections of personnel and operating budgets, income and administrative requirements for annual HCV program budgets for County, HUD, and other non-profit partners; Disburses payments to, and receives payments from, landlords, vendors, HUD, and other jurisdictions while receiving, investigating and resolving issues; Coordinates with internal and external auditors of the County and HUD, and affirms the integrity of the HCV data base (Visual Homes) by monitoring security features and providing audit trails for HCV financial transactions; and Recommends alternatives, options, and solutions for optimum fiscal management. The ideal candidate will have experience managing large federally funded programs that require conducting high level analysis and creating a vision for process improvements with a strong background in financial accountability and budgeting, and leadership experience providing financial oversight of a non-profit, public housing or similar program. Selection Criteria Minimum: A combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Public Administration, Public Policy, or a related field plus progressively responsible experience in finance and accounting that includes analyzing data, preparing reports and spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel or similar tools, and managing budgets for a federally funded program. Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the education requirement on a year for year basis. Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following areas:Providing financial oversight of a non-profit, public housing or similar program such as the HCV; Managing and providing strategic direction for the budget process; and/or Certification(s) in financial management for a public or private housing program. Special Requirements Applicant must possess, or obtain by the time of appointment, a valid motor vehicle operator's license (or CDL) 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 This is a grant funded position and is contingent upon funding availability. 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.
Arlington County Government Arlington, Virginia
Position Information 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, Virginia
Position Information Arlington County's Department of Parks and Recreation has a unique opportunity for a Recreation Assistant IV to work intermittently part-time during the daytime hours in support of Senior Adult Programs. This is a "substitute" programmer position responsible for traveling to different community centers, as needed, to assist with the smooth service delivery of 55+ programs at all Arlington County 55+ Senior Centers. The employee will assist the Senior Center Director and the Office of Senior Adult Programs (OSAP) with daily routine operations and management of the Senior Centers, to include opening and closing a facility; answering phones; responding to participant needs; performing administrative duties in support of program operations, and ensuring compliance with all County policies and procedures are met. To learn more about our programs, please click here. Specific duties include:Conducting on-site registration, membership renewals, class sign-up, record keeping, and recording of fees; Maintaining accurate participant, budget, and administrative records using Microsoft Office products; Assisting with the planning and implementation of special events, setting up rooms for activities and assisting with maintaining inventory; Monitoring space for issues for availability and preparing work orders as needed; Becoming familiar with 55+ Sports & Fitness programming in order to provide customer service to clients who enroll in fitness classes and sports activities throughout Arlington County; Responding to questions from current and potential participants regarding availability of resources to seniors; and Assisting with writing, producing, and distributing marketing materials for programs including 55+ Guide, Center newsletter, calendars, and flyers. The ideal candidate will have strong administrative, communication and interpersonal skills, and the technology proficiency to perform administrative tasks independently. The employee is expected to demonstrate effective leadership by following County and Senior Center professional standards of leadership including showing respect, responding with sensitivity to individuality; developing nurturing relationships, and creating an atmosphere where different perspectives, opinions and positions are welcomed, encouraged, and fully explored. Selection Criteria Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Gerontology, Leisure Studies, Recreation, or a closely related field, plus one year of experience, or the equivalent of four (4) summers, in administration or management of programs in a senior adult recreation setting. Substitution: Additional education may be substituted for experience, or additional responsible experience may be substituted for education. Desirables: Preference may be given to candidates with experience in the following:Working with diverse communities in a recreation program; Human Services or Gerontology working with the senior (55+) population in a recreation program; and/or Intermediate level use of the MS Office products including MS Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook, and/or RecTrac or similar membership management software. 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 This position will require travel to many senior center sites within the county. Work Hours: Approximately 9:00 am- 3:00 pm. as needed. Employee will work a varied schedule, mostly weekdays. Some weekend and evening hours may be required. This position will work intermittently part-time during the daytime hours in support of Senior Adult Programs. Completion of the Supplemental Questionnaire is required and a part of the application process for consideration for this position. Please do not give "see resume" as a response to questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Arlington County Government Arlington, Virginia
Position Information Arlington County's Department of Parks and Recreation has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a professional recreation programmer with experience working with senior adults, to manage one of Arlington's Senior Centers. This position will have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of Arlington's senior residents by ensuring the quality and content of programs through design, development, implementation and evaluation of a full range of programming for the Senior Center at Aurora Hills. This position will assess needs and develop programs in concert with the Office of Senior Adult Programs (OSAP) goals and core programming elements; create flyers and marketing materials for programs including written descriptions for the 55+ Guide publication; evaluate programs and analyze results; submit required monthly and quarterly reports; coordinate scheduling and space assignments for senior center programs and activities; program all senior center activities and special events; and serve on interdisciplinary projects and teams. Specific duties include:Overseeing the daily operation/management of the Senior Center to include maintaining service agreements with facility management and senior program partners and stakeholders; Performing all necessary administrative duties in program operations and administration to include overseeing membership registrations, renewals, and class sign-ups, maintaining accurate participant and administrative records, and overseeing the set-up of rooms with equipment and supplies as necessary for activities, while ensuring compliance with all County policies and procedures. Monitoring allocated budget, documenting, and tracking expenditures and maintaining inventories for equipment and supplies, ordering equipment, arranging for resources, and reporting needed equipment repairs; Providing direct supervision for some senior adult activities in the Center and identifying and cultivating new participant leadership through interaction with advisory committees, community organizations, and senior groups; Recruiting, hiring, training, coaching and monitoring the work of volunteers while implementing and encouraging team development and leadership; Writing, producing and distributing publicity materials for programs including 55+ Guide publication, Center newsletter, calendars, flyers etc; and Participating in positive Civic Engagement by building community trust, establishing and actively supporting processes that engage a wide range of appropriate internal and external stakeholders to facilitate an open exchange of opinions from diverse groups. The employee must have strong administrative, communication and interpersonal skills, along with intermediate proficiency in computer skills and office equipment, including Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook and Publisher. The employee is expected to demonstrate effective leadership by emulating the following County and Senior Center professional standards of leadership:showing respect, responding with sensitivity to individuality; developing nurturing relationships, and building on individual strengths; and creating an atmosphere where different perspectives, opinions and positions are welcomed, encouraged and fully explored. The employee must be able to travel to different locations. Selection Criteria Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Recreation, Gerontology, Social Work, Therapeutic Recreation, Adult Education or a closely related human service field, plus experience in administration or management of programs in a senior adult and/or recreation setting. Substitution: Additional education may be substituted for part of the experience, or additional responsible experience may be substituted for education on a year for year basis. Desirable: Preference may be given to applicants with experience in the following:Senior adult recreation programming to include assessment, design, planning, implementation and evaluation; Working with diverse communities; Bilingual skills; Developing and maintaining relationships with community organizations, service providers, citizen advisory groups and professional partners; and Intermediate level of proficiency with computer software and office equipment to include Microsoft Office software (Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, etc.), Outlook, and with accessing and manipulating a web-based driven data base. Special Requirements The applicant must possess, or after hire, be able to obtain a food handler certification. Please complete each section of the application. A resume may be attached, however, it will not substitute for the completed application. Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire are required for this position. Please do not give "see resume" as a response to the questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Additional Information Work Hours: Employee will work Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. Occasional weeknight or weekend hours will be required to work during planned County-wide or Senior Center special events. The position is open until filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications will be reviewed and interviews conducted on a continuous basis. Part-time employees are eligible for County benefits on a pro-rated basis.
Arlington County Government Arlington, Virginia
Position Information The Commonwealth's Attorney's Office is seeking a full-time Victim Services and Restitution Program Assistant. This position will provide direct support to victims of misdemeanor crimes, researching and developing program and service information for victims and witnesses as well as the collection and distribution of court ordered restitution and other administrative duties. Specific duties include:Assisting victims by providing information on their rights and on the court processes as well as providing crisis intervention and referrals for supportive counseling; Tracking cases and services provided to victims using the Client Information System (CIMS) and Prosecutor by Karpel (PBK) case management systems; and Assisting in supporting the work of the Arlington County Victim Witness Program. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a culturally diverse population, many of who have limited English proficiency, and victims, witnesses, attorneys, and other agencies. Selection Criteria Minimum: Associates Degree in criminal justice or a related field or a Paralegal Certificate, plus two years of paralegal, criminal justice experience or closely related experience. Substitution: Additional college coursework from an accredited college or university can be substituted for up to one year of the experience requirement on a year for year basis. Additional qualifying experience in the criminal justice system may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year for year basis. Desirables: Preference will be given to applicants who have experience or possess any of the following:Working with CIMS or PBK case management systems; Working in a court system environment; Client based case management; Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; and/or Bilingual Spanish/English. Additional Information Work Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 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, Virginia
Position Information The successful candidate will perform a variety of front-line customer service, technical, and administrative duties in support of the Operations Division in Arlington County's Treasurer's Office. The client population served is culturally diverse, with many individuals who have limited English proficiency. Mayor responsibilities include: Accepting customer payments while using a computer-based cashiering system; Responding to customer questions and resolving issues in person, over the phone, and by email; Troubleshooting and testing online payment issues; Answering phones in a call center environment; Issuing County decals, dog licenses, and residential parking permits; Maintaining customer demographic records; Selling and servicing in-car parking meter devices; Accepting and processing deposit batches from other County agencies. This position requires excellent oral and written communication skills, flexibility, sensitivity, and the ability to remain professional and calm in a high volume, fast-paced customer service environment. The person in this position must be adept with technology and adaptable to using multiple complex systems. Additionally, this position requires the ability to multitask and jump between in-person counter duties and back-office desk duties as needed. Selection Criteria Minimum: High school diploma or the equivalent, plus two years of administrative support experience that includes working directly with the public in a retail, financial services or similar customer service environment. Substitution: An Associate's degree (or successful completion of 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours) in any field may be substituted for up to one year of experience. A Bachelor's degree may substitute for 18 months of required experience. Desirable: Bilingual (English-Spanish) skills; Experience working directly with the public explaining policies, regulations and/or tax regulations to customers; Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, or similar software; and/or Cash handling experience. Additional Information Work Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 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. Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire are considered part of the selection process and are required for this position. Please do not give "see resume" as a response to the questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered. In order to receive full credit for your experience, please ensure that you have included details of all relevant work experience on your application and have completed the Supplemental Questionnaire in its entirety.
Arlington County Government Arlington, Virginia
Position Information 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, Virginia
Position Information Arlington County's Department of Environmental Services is hiring a Traffic Signs Fabricator to be responsible for sign fabrication and design using computer aided sign design software (CAS), Corel Draw, and Adobe Illustrator. This position is in the Traffic Engineering & Operations Bureau. Specific duties include:Fabricating standard signs according to federal, state, and local standards; Designing and producing non-standard signs; Ordering and maintaining sign shop equipment and supplies; Assisting in sign project planning and advising participants of requirements, standards, and alternatives; Providing cost estimates and determining best materials for special sign projects; providing long and short-term planning for traffic sign unit; Using Microsoft Office Suite or similar software to monitor and ensure proper warehouse inventory control data for signs, sign fabrication and sign installation supplies; and Assisting in the field with the installation, removal and replacement of signs. Selection Criteria Minimum: This position may be filled at the full performance or trainee level. (Full Performance Level): High school diploma, GED or the equivalent, plus two years of experience in traffic sign fabrication with at least six months experience using an automated design system. (Trainee): High school diploma, GED or the equivalent, plus six months' experience in traffic sign fabrication. Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis. Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with experience using various vector format graphics programs. Special Requirements The applicant must possess, or obtain by the time of appointment, and maintain, a valid motor vehicle operator's license from the applicant's place of residence. The applicant must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or the applicant must provide a copy of the applicant's official state/district driving record. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicant's driving record. Additional Information Work Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. If a trainee is hired, depending on qualifications, a training period will be established to last no longer than the equivalent of eighteen months. At the end of the training period, the employee must meet experience, training and proficiency requirements for the full performance level position. Once the candidate qualifies, the one-year probationary period will begin. The salary listed at the top of the announcement is reflective of the entry at the trainee level to the top of the full performance level. Trainee level salary range: $17.05 to $26.05 per hour ($35,464.00-$54,184.00 annually). Full performance salary range: $18.76 to $28.67 per hour ($39,020.80-$59,633.60 annually). 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, Virginia
Position Information Arlington County's Department of Environmental Services is seeking a Trades Worker to be responsible for installing, repairing and maintaining signs that advise, guide, and regulate vehicles, pedestrians, and bicyclists using the streets and travel-ways in Arlington County. Specific duties include:Determining materials needed for various jobs and maintaining inventory of signs, posts, hardware and tools on work vehicles; Checking various projects to determine the need for signs, and repairing or replacing signs using various tools; Operating aerial lift truck to install overhead signs; Installing residential permit parking signs; Setting up and installing signs for emergency street closures and detours, and for portable trailer mounted electronic signs such as Variable Message Signs (VMS) and Radar Speed Trailers; Lifting light to heavy objects and equipment weighing up to 50 lbs.; and Using a computerized work order system and/or other software system(s) to track sign installation and repairs, to keep daily records of signs installed, and to close out work orders; Selection Criteria Minimum: One year of experience performing general labor functions including at least six months of experience in traffic operations such as work zone safety, sign installation, or vehicle operation in construction areas. Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:Certification for work zone safety; and/or Experience using a computerized work order/asset management system. Special Requirements The applicant must possess, or obtain by the time of appointment, and maintain, a valid motor vehicle operator's license from the applicant's place of residence. The applicant must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or the applicant must provide a copy of the applicant's official state/district driving record. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicant's driving record. Work is performed outdoors in all types of weather conditions, or indoors depending on the work assignment. The work environment includes exposure to drafts, noise, dust, odors, and dirt with extended periods of standing and walking, as well as lifting, bending, and crouching. Employee must have the ability to lift light to heavy objects and equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. Additional Information Work Hours: 40 hours per week, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please complete each section of the application. To receive full credit for your experience, please ensure that you have included details of all relevant work experience on your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Arlington County Government Arlington, Virginia
Position Information Note: This is a re-announcement. If you applied for this position under another announcement number, you will need to re-apply to be considered for this position. Arlington County is seeking a seasoned and highly motivated Senior Internal Auditor to join a dynamic and progressive team in the County's Department of Management and Finance. This 20 hours per week position performs highly specialized, complex, professional financial and program analysis. This key position in the Internal Audit Unit supports the County's commitment to strengthening and safeguarding the County's operations and ensuring that appropriate internal controls are in place to minimize and mitigate risk. The Internal Audit Unit is responsible for the coordination and implementation of a highly technical and/or diversely complex auditing work plan in accordance with professional standards, applicable statutes, rules, procedures, policies and regulations. This position involves extensive efforts in audit planning, coordinating, executing, and documenting findings to follow up on remediation efforts. Work is completed in accordance with established professional standards. The position reports directly to the Management & Finance Deputy Director. Arlington County offers a competitive salary, a fast paced, challenging and family friendly work environment, and an excellent benefits package. Click here for more information. Specific duties of the position include:Participating in the development of the annual work plan for the Internal Audit Unit; conducting formal County-wide risk assessments to assess organizational risk and focus audit resources on high-risk areas; Collaborating with the other Internal Audit staff and the County Board Auditor on annual work plans for each unit as well as in executing audits; Conducting entrance conferences with Department Directors to review the objective, scope and timing of the audit as well as coordinating schedules, on site visits, and identifying materials needed for review; Conducting exit conferences with Department Directors to discuss the audit findings and recommendations; evaluating department responses to audit reports and conducting follow up reviews to evaluate the implementation of audit finding recommendations; Executing audits, interpreting and evaluating internal controls, evaluating policies and procedures in accordance with professional audit standards as defined by the Institute of Internal Auditors; Developing and preparing interim and final audit report findings in accordance with professional auditing standards which include detailed information about the audit, findings and recommendations for remediation; Providing thought leadership to senior County management on a wide variety of financial and operational issues and challenges; and Providing analytical support for special investigations while working jointly with local law enforcement staff in gathering evidence for fraud, waste and abuse legal cases and coordinating with the County Attorney's Office on special projects. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, and the ability to develop and give presentations to all levels of staff. Selection Criteria Minimum: Completion of a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business or Public Administration or a related field from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 24 semester or 36 quarter hours in Accounting plus substantial, highly responsible professional auditing experience in either a private, public, or governmental environment. Certification in one of the following is desired: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or Certified Governmental Auditing Professional (CGAP). Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may substitute 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 areas:Local government, non-profit or public-sector auditing; Developing and implementing highly technical and complex auditing work plans including audit strategies and timelines; Executing multiple types of internal control audits (e.g. inventory controls, cash handling controls, contract compliance, purchase card and expense reimbursements, grants compliance, etc.); Providing skilled, relevant consultation to senior management and professional colleagues on a wide variety of financial and operational issues and challenges; Interpreting and evaluating the efficacy of internal controls, policies and procedures. Implementing professional auditing standards particularly for government auditing; and/or Master's degree in a related field. Special Requirements To fully credit relevant experience, applicants are required to complete the Supplemental Questionnaire as part of the application process. Additional Information This is a part-time (20 hours a week) position that is part of a broad band, competency-based pay program. Entry salary within the pay band is based on a review of qualifications and experience. Pay potential will be based on performance and employee development. This announcement will remain open until the position is filled. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed on a regular basis and interviews conducted continuously with qualified applicants.
Arlington County Government Arlington, Virginia
Position Information Arlington County's Department of Environmental Services is seeking an experienced leader to perform senior level administrative and operational tasks within the control center and water distribution and pumping group of the Water, Sewer, and Streets (WSS) Bureau. Specific duties include:Providing direct supervision to a Trades Manager/Leader I and Senior WSS Technician, working with them on scheduling of staff job assignments and balancing crew workloads; Indirectly supervising nineteen (19) WSS Technicians who perform field maintenance, construction, repair, and/or operation of water mains, water service, water valves and fire hydrants, and who are responsible for the 24/7 operation of the control center; Evaluating and coaching the control center senior technician on citizen calls and responding to or directing routine questions from the public, dispatching appropriate staff to respond to requests, and interacting with staff and other stakeholders such as county citizens/customers. Providing technical guidance and on-site or remote location training to staff members on the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system and distribution system; Using computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS), asset management systems, and/or databases to track and/or document work, and performing oversight and quality control related to requests entered into a CMMS to ensure repairs are completed in a timely manner; Gathering and analyzing data from various sources to determine trends and using MS Office Suite or similar software to create and provide monthly reports to appropriate management staff; Performing planning and project management as it relates to daily maintenance and repairs, and also for long-term projects such as the Control Center renovation, the new phone system hardware and software implementation, and the Water Distribution Preventive Maintenance Program; Guiding emergency operations, particularly during system operations, including assisting the management of the WSS engineering team, coordinating additional staff as needed and coordinating the work performed by field crews who are trouble shooting water main breaks and other emergencies; Assisting other WSS teams in the development of specialty systems (i.e., phone systems, pressure regulating valves), facilities maintenance (pump stations, generators) and specialized vendor training for equipment; and Participating and assisting in special operations for events held throughout the county by providing support and documenting materials for delivery and pick-up. Work is generally performed outdoors and in all types of weather conditions and often near moving traffic. Some work may be performed indoors depending upon the work assignment. The work environment includes exposure to draft, noise, dust, grease, and dirt with extended periods of standing, walking, bending, stooping, and lifting light to heavy objects and equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. Selection Criteria Note: This recruitment may be used to fill other comparable vacancies within the Department of Environmental Services. Minimum: High school diploma or equivalent plus considerable experience as a trades worker, trades team leader or senior trades worker performing duties related to the construction, maintenance, and/or operation of water mains, water service, water valves and fire hydrants,or closely related work area, and including some responsibility for providing guidance, team coordination, or other similar level leadership work. Substitution: Additional experience may substitute for the education on a year for year basis. Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:Possession of a valid class "V" waterworks license; Possession of a valid class "A" or "B" commercial driver's license (CDL); Experience in construction, inspection and/or maintenance of water distribution and/or meters; Experience working on or with water mains, meters, manholes, or other public utility systems; Experience leading staff on multiple shifts; Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite or related software to perform administrative tasks; Special Requirements Applicant must possess, and maintain throughout employment, a valid motor vehicle operator's license from the applicant's state of residence at the time of appointment. The applicant must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or the applicant must provide a copy of the applicant's official state/district driving record. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicant's driving record. The applicant shall possess, or obtain a valid Class V (or greater) water license from the Commonwealth of Virginia within seven (7) months of hire, and maintain the license throughout their tenure with the County. All positions require availability for call-back in emergency situations (water main breaks, etc.) and for assistance with snow removal operations. Positions require learning and following all safety rules and regulations pertaining to job functions which includes attending all required safety classes and meetings in order to ensure a safe working environment and to ensure team members are practicing the required safety rules and regulations. Additional Information Work Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Occasional overtime and ability to work alternate shifts is required, and all positions require availability for call-back during emergency situations and snow removal operations. Water Distribution employees in the Control Center are subject to alternate work hours outside of normal schedule. Shifts will encompass weekends, holidays, evenings and nights as necessary to provide coverage for the 24-hour operation. Shift A: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Shift B: 4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.; Shift C: 12 midnight - 8:00 a.m. Shift hours may be subject to change. Shift premium paid for shift C, 2 days during the week. The official title of this position is Trades Manager/Leader II. Note: Salary listed above is for fiscal year 2019, effective July 1, 2018. Please complete each section of the application. A resume may be attached, however, it will not substitute for the completed application. Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire are considered part of the selection process and are required for this position. Incomplete applications will not be considered. NOTE: This position is now listed as "open continuous." Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed on a regular basis and interviews conducted continuously with qualified applicants. 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.