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Material Management Assistant

Fairfax County Government
Springfield, Virginia
$35,798.88 - $59,664.38 Annually
Closing date
Nov 26, 2022

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Works as part of a complex surplus property program. Assists in various areas of Excess / Surplus property including shipping and receiving, logistics, disposal, and record management. Assist the surplus program in the processing of over 4000+ items received and stored at the Logistics Center. Provides outreach and customer service to internal and external customers. Assist in operations of freight services as well as records management for a program responsible for over 1 million dollars in sales annually. Provides janitorial duties for operational areas and assist in removal of various surplus materials. Assist with special projects, authorized property disposals, and pickups as directed. Acts as the secondary administrative for the online reuse/ auction helpdesk. The assistant will also help to compile data for various reports as part of the division’s quality control process. Assists Property Specialist(s) with shipping and receiving duties. Cleans and organize staging area for incoming supplies and equipment. Inspects goods and validates received materials. Assists customers with logistics scheduling to include surplus property and service deliveries and pick-ups. Reports and Isolates discrepancies to research and resolve issue. Proper maintenance and care which may include the following: buffing, sweeping, and mop/cleaning floors on a regular basis. Cleans and dust furniture, lockers, cabinets, windowsills, radiators, and other furnishings. Empty trash receptacles and ash trays. Cleans and washes windows, fixtures, and walls as directed

NOTE: The salary for this position will not exceed the midpoint of the advertised salary range.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to high school graduation or a G.E.D. issued by a state department of education; Plus, one year of warehouse experience using material handling and equipment performing inventory tasks.
Valid driver’s license.
The appointee to the position must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check and a driving record check.

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.

Knowledge of and experience with logistics and warehouse practices and procedures. Experience with property and inventory control. Some experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Excel, with the ability to set up and maintain detailed receiving and location records. Experience in warehouse operations to include the operation of MHE.
Ability to lift and move items weighing up to 50 pounds, such as boxes of paper, furniture, etc. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview; may include practical exercise.
The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

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.


Fairfax County, Virginia is a diverse and thriving urban county. As the most populous jurisdiction in both Virginia and the Washington metropolitan area, the County's population exceeds that of seven states. The median household income of Fairfax County is one of the highest in the nation and over half of its adult residents have four-year college degrees or more educational attainment. Fairfax County also is home to an extensive commercial office market and is a major employment center.

Fairfax County Government is a great place to work, with a variety of jobs in different fields, great benefits, and an enjoyable working environment. We serve nearly one million residents in one of the largest counties in the country. Our talented employees have established Fairfax County as a leader in nearly every facet of public service and have won national recognition as innovators in local government.The size of Fairfax County government and the diversity of services it provides to citizens allows opportunities for personal growth and development, without ever having to change employers. In addition to pay, Fairfax County Government provides an employee benefits package worth approximately 25% of your salary in additional compensation. This package of benefits consists of programs designed to protect you and your family during your employment with the county and into your retirement years.

Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Group Term Life Insurance
Contributory Retirement Plan
Deferred Compensation
Flexible Spending Account Programs
Long Term Disability Insurance
Long Term Care Plan
Tuition Assistance Program
Employees' Child Care Center
Virginia College Savings Plans

Fairfax County's Application Process: Fairfax County uses an online application process called NEOGOV at nearly all positions.

Applicants who need assistance with the online application process are welcome to come to the Application Center at Fairfax County's HR Central where staff will be happy to work with you to establish an account and get your resume into the system. HR Central is located in the Government Center at 12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 270, Fairfax, VA, and is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Or call 703-222-5872 for more information.

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Company info
12000 Government Center Parkway
Suite 270

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