Site Code Supertech (ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN III) (May be underfilled)

$53,104.27 - $88,507.12 Annually
Nov 06, 2018
Nov 19, 2018
Full Time

Fairfax County boasts a top-notch school system, safe neighborhoods, thousands of acres of parkland, and bustling town centers. County government sits at the heart of this dynamic community of 1.1 million residents and seeks employees eager to bring their energy, enthusiasm and skills to serve Fairfax residents and to shape the county's future. Land Development Services (LDS) is the steward of the county's land development and building construction codes and regulations, and its staff members embrace their essential role as "first preventers." Every day, through careful review, permitting and inspection of site and building construction, our staff protects the health, safety, welfare, and environment for those who live in, work in, and visit Fairfax County. Our department also serves as the gateway to much of the county's economic development, reviewing over 26,000 building and site plans, issuing nearly 60,000 building permits, and conducting over 216,000 building and site inspections each year. If you would like to join a creative, collaborative, innovative team doing meaningful work, then LDS is the place for you.

Under the supervision of the Customer and Technical Support Site Code Supertech Supervisor, reviews permit applications and site-related plans and documentation for addressing and ownership requirement, bond status, resource protection restrictions, and soil conditions. Reviews plans to ensure submitted documentation meets all the applicable codes such as the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Ordinance, stormwater ordinance, and sediment and erosion control regulations. Upon submission of site-related plans waivers, identifies minimum requirements, reviews for completeness, ascertains scope of work, and determines acceptance in accordance with applicable codes/ordinances. Calculates and determines conservation deposit and pro-rata share amounts and collects fees. Processes plans to and from appropriate review agencies. Assists in the acceptance, reviews, and processing of plans submitted and maintenance agreements under the Virginia Stormwater Management Program. Ensures submitted management plans meet the minimum criteria and the related BMPs are acceptable to the county and state. Processes and verifies data entry and coverage for the Virginia Stormwater Management Program permit per county and state requirements. Communicates with customers and county staff regarding stormwater program related submissions and requirements, maintenance agreements, land disturbance activity and associated fees.

Position may be underfilled as an Engineering Technician II (S-19); the Underfill Requirements are stated below in the Employment Standards section.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to: high school graduation or a GED issued by a state department of education; plus four years of para-professional engineering support work, as defined by the area to which assigned.

This position may be underfilled as an Engineering Technician II (S-19, $46,175.79 - $76,959.58 annually).

The employment standards for the Engineering Technician II are: 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 three years of paraprofessional engineering support work as defined by the area to which assigned.

Appointee will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.


  • VDHCD Permit Technician certification within 18 months of appointment;
  • DEQ DUAL Program Administrator 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.


  • Working knowledge of Fairfax County land development process.
  • Experience in reading, interpreting, and appropriately applying land development codes and regulations.
  • Working knowledge of the Plans and Waivers System (PAWS).
  • Experience working on a paraprofessional staff in a fast-paced, customer service-oriented environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Requires the ability to lift heavy items/plans up to 50 pounds; to retrieve and file documents; to crouch, bend, stoop, and twist upper body to maneuver in work station; and the ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview, may include written exercise.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. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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