Summer Student Position - Accounting Aide, Clerical Aide, Meter Reader/Meter Tech/Service Tech Aide

Fairfax, VA
Mar 01, 2019
Apr 05, 2019
Full Time

Fairfax Water is a respected leader in the drinking water industry, supplying drinking water to nearly two million people in the communities of Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, Herndon, Vienna, Alexandria, Falls Church, and Fairfax City.  We are Virginia’s largest water utility and one of the 25 largest water utilities in the country, serving one of every five Virginians who obtain their water from public utilities. We aim to uphold customer trust by providing water of exceptional quality and reliability at a reasonable price, supporting the high quality of life and economic vitality of Northern Virginia.

Fairfax Water is currently accepting applications for summer intern positions.  Employment will begin on either May 13, May 27, June 10, or June 24, 2019 and you may continue to work until August 16, 2019 as last work day of program.

Accounting Aide – work location is Fairfax, VA, work hours are Monday to Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. 

This individual will provide primary front counter coverage.  Enters Direct Debit setups in SAP (or reviews).  Processes Bill Payer/Mail payments, front counter payments, processes Global Express payments, processes CIS payments, and processes Other ACH payments.  Double checks customer returns and notice of changes (NOCs).  Prepares miscellaneous cash receipts.  Processes transfers, misposted payments.  Provides back up support.  Assist with daily returns.  Basic math skills and a positive attitude are a must for this position.  Familiarity with MS Word and Excel are a plus. 

Clerical Aide, Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM 

Position will perform light clerical work and filing.  Experience working in Microsoft Word and Excel preferred.

Meter Reader Aide, Monday to Friday, 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Position will read residential water meters along with full time employees.  Plot meter locations for GIS. 
Qualifications:  Ability to work outside in all weather conditions.  Ability to walk long distances while performing this position.  Must be able to drive a Ford F-150 pickup truck.

Meter Technician Aide, Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week

Position will assist Meter Technicians in repairing/replacement of meters ranging in sizes of 5/8 to 1 inch.
Qualifications:  Should have a basic knowledge of hand tools.  Ability to read an ADC Map book.

Service Technician Aide, Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Position will replace water meters selected for the Fairfax Water MMP Program.
Qualifications:  Good record keeping skills are required, ability to use small hand tools and comfortable driving a Ford F-150 long bed pickup truck.

The following qualifications are required for each position in addition to the specific requirements listed for each position:

  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student at a college, university or trade school for the upcoming fall to qualify for the program.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license in good standing
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background investigation and pre-employment drug screening