Maintenance Crew Chief

Fairfax, Virginia
$43,128.18 - $71,879.60 Annually
Jun 25, 2022
Jul 09, 2022
Executive, Chief
Full Time
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$2,500 Signing Bonus*

Supervises and participates in the work of a crew engaged in a variety of maintenance and construction activities. Functions as a lead worker. Engages in routine manual labor as required. Organizes the work crew and estimates the amount of material necessary for each job. Responsible for ensuring crew's compliance with work rules and guidelines. Adjusts or constructs manholes, asphalt or concrete walkways, catch basins, headwalls, retaining walls, storm sewer pipe, cinder block and brick and other construction carpentry work as required. Operates various vehicles and equipment, such as the crew van, single-axle dump truck, small trailer, flat-bed truck, utility bucket truck, snow plow and spreader water truck. Loads and unloads mowing equipment from trailers. Operates snow blower and self-propelled riding mower. Performs equipment and vehicle maintenance checks.

Note: The appointee to this position will be required to be available twenty-four hours a day/seven days a week (24/7) to respond to snow, flooding, and other designated emergencies on an as needed basis.

*A $2,500 signing bonus is available to new county employees hired in the Maintenance Crew Chief position after completing six months of employment with satisfactory performance. Applicants must possess a valid CDL at time of application submission to be eligible.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from high school or possession of a GED issued by a state department of education; and two years of experience in maintenance, construction, or a related field.

  • A valid motor vehicle driver's license.
  • Class "B" commercial driver's license (CDL).
    • Tanker Endorsement within 12 months of hire.
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) medical card.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record check, and a medical examination to the satisfaction of the employer prior to appointment.

Pre-employment, random, and post-accident drug and alcohol testing is mandatory for this position.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

Ability to follow and relay oral instructions to labor crew in performance of work orders. Experience in site sedimentation and erosion control measures. Experience in preparing safety tailgate topics for crew and presenting safety topics at meetings.

Hard hat, eye protection, hearing protection, safety footwear, long pants, sleeved shirt and personal fall arrest harness. Candidate must be physically and mentally capable of performing confined space entry operations via 21" manholes with vertical descent using integral or portable ladders requiring use of all applicable protective equipment and documentation. Ability to pass pre-employment physicals. With or without reasonable accommodation performs duties to include pushing, pulling, lifting, bending, stooping, walking, climbing in and out of catch basins and manholes (with assistance, includes removal and replacement of manhole covers weighing up to 90 pounds). All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.