Environmental Services Supervisor

Fairfax, Virginia
$62,693.28 - $104,489.63 Annually
Mar 25, 2023
Apr 08, 2023
Full Time
Job Announcement

Performs leadership and management of multiple crews engaged in the inspection, repair, rehabilitation, and maintenance of the county's stormwater management system, walkways, roads, and other infrastructure. Assigns resources to ensure work is completed in a cost effective, safe, and environmentally sound manner through effective planning, quality assurance, and project cost/scheduling management. Assesses work locations to determine the scope of work, monitor and evaluate crew production, and verify quality levels. Performs leadership, supervisory, and administrative duties related to the county's and agency's business practices. Coordinates with staff, county agencies, residents, contractors, and public agencies to complete projects. Interviews, orients, trains, counsels, coaches, and evaluates employees through the county's performance evaluation process, and coordinates disciplinary actions with the branch chief, division director, and human resources. Promotes, demonstrates, and ensures safe work practices in accord with regulatory and agency requirements. Maintains knowledge of applicable safety and environmental policies, procedures, and regulations. Identifies and implements education programs to ensure all employees are competent to perform their assigned tasks safely and effectively. Plans and ensures implementation of construction practices that comply with environmental protection laws. Functions at a supervisory level during emergency response events. Responds and deploys resources to address after-hour emergency service calls on a rotating basis.

Note: Is subject to emergency callback 24 hours a day/seven days a week (24/7) to respond to snow, flood, and other emergencies requiring division resources. Promotes the mission, vision, and values of a unified Department of Public Works and Environmental Services in addition to divisional needs.

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")
Graduation from an accredited college or university with an associate's degree in environmental sciences, engineering, construction management, or a related field; plus two years of experience in an environmental, engineering or construction management program.

  • Valid motor vehicle driver's license.
  • DEQ - Erosion & Sediment Control Inspector certification - completion of first required training class within 12 months of hire and certification required within 12 months of date of completion of first required class.

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

  1. Experience in, or knowledge of, installation and maintenance of underground utility systems consisting of precast or cast-in-place concrete structures.
  2. Three years of experience directly supervising construction and/or trades personnel.
  3. Strong oral and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to generate memoranda, reports, agendas, email, policies, and other professional documents.
  4. Ability to collaborate with other county staff, citizens, and public agencies.
  5. Computer experience that includes use of Microsoft Office Suite applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  6. Experience with automated timekeeping systems and project management software.
  7. Supervision or participation in snow removal and ice control work, including implementation of plowing and chemical application operations.
  8. Erosion and sediment control certification
  9. Work zone traffic control certification

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). All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include 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. DHREmployment@fairfaxcounty.gov EEO/AA/TTY.

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