Under general direction, independently performs a variety of constituent casework and administrative duties as well as special projects for the Sully District Supervisor. This position is primarily responsible for handling topical areas associated with Fairfax County Government, among other duties as requested.
- Researches, organizes and maintains legislative and other materials for board members and staff;
- Drafts and/or edits written materials, such as correspondence and summaries of information for public dissemination;
- Assists in planning various aspects of special projects and essential programs. Examples of topic areas may include land use, legislation, and zoning;
- Maintains logs, journals, files, and other permanent board and legislative records;
- Sets up, monitors, records, and provides staff assistance for board meetings, including evening or weekend meetings;
- Collaborates on an electronic newsletter;
- Maintains records.
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to a bachelor's degree in political science, public policy, public administration, business administration, communications, English, or a related field.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Valid driver's license.
The successful candidate must be familiar with local government and the legislative process. Ability to prioritize and work independently. Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite applications to include Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Familiarity with Microsoft Dynamics or Customer Relationship Management Software. Possess exceptional written and verbal communications skills. Bilingual with fluency in English and Spanish, Korean, or other languages.
Due to the scope and responsibilities associated with the position, the appointee must be willing and able to work some evening and weekend hours.
This position is primarily sedentary; ability to operate keyboard driven equipment and input, access, and retrieve information from a computer; ability to lift up to 10 pounds. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
Panel interview and provide a writing sample.
It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability 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. TTY711. EEO/AA/TTY.