Senior Maintenance Worker

Fairfax, Virginia
$39,367.95 - $65,613.18 Annually
Mar 18, 2023
Apr 14, 2023
Full Time
Job Announcement

$2,500 Signing Bonus*

Participates in a work crew engaged in a variety of maintenance activities including concrete work, basic masonry, and carpentry tasks and basic stormwater structure maintenance and construction. May lead a work crew in absence of crew or maintenance supervisor and engage in manual labor to complete maintenance and construction work. Operates a variety of small power equipment including tractors, mowers, chainsaws, tampers, blowers, and trimmers. Performs and documents pre-trip vehicle inspections. Operates a variety of fleet vehicles and vehicle accessories including large step vans, pickup trucks, single-axle dump trucks, utility bucket truck, snowplows, and salt spreaders. Duties are performed under general supervision.

Position may be underfilled as a Maintenance Worker; the underfill requirements are stated below in the Employment Standards section.

*A $2,500 signing bonus is available to new county employees hired in the Senior Maintenance Worker position. 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 completion of the tenth grade; plus two years of experience in maintenance, construction, or a related field.

This vacancy may be underfilled at the level of Maintenance Worker (Grade S11, $34,294.00 - $57,156.53). The employment standards for the Maintenance Worker are any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to completion of the tenth grade. Underfill candidates must be able to meet the minimum qualifications of the Senior Maintenance Worker within two years of the job announcement's closing date.

  • A valid motor vehicle driver's license.
  • Class "B" Commercial Driver's License (CDL).
    • Tanker endorsement within 12 months of hire.

For consideration to the underfill requirements, the applicant must possess a valid CDL learner's permit and this must be clearly stated on their application. Applicants hired at this level will be noncompetitively promoted to the advertised level upon completion of an underfill agreement and obtaining a CDL that permits operating a Class "B" vehicle within six months of appointment.

Pre-employment, random, and post-accident drug and alcohol testing is mandatory for this position. Applicants must provide the agency with a DMV driving record prior to being interviewed. The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a medical examination to the satisfaction of the employer prior to appointment.

The appointee to this position will be required to participate in emergency callback staffing that is subject to occur twenty-four hours a day/seven days a week (24/7) and may periodically require working 12 to 18-hour shifts.

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 the methods, tools, and equipment commonly used in maintenance and construction activities. Two years of driving experience in the operation of commercial motor vehicles. Two seasons of experience operating snowplow and spreader.

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 further 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 with assistance. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and practical skills evaluation.

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.

Positions within this classification that require a CDL that are general merit may be eligible for a one-time hiring incentive bonus for new county employees only. This bonus program requires a signed payback agreement between the department and employee. Must have CDL at time of hire.

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.

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