Administrative Assistant Iii

Fairfax, Virginia
$39,270.61 - $65,450.53 Annually
May 01, 2021
May 08, 2021
Full Time
Job Announcement

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 almost 1.2 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 protect 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 30,000 building and site plan submissions, issuing nearly 70,000 building permits, and conducting over 220,000 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 a Customer and Technical Support Center supervisor and based on area of assignment, provides administrative support for work unit by managing document intake, processing, and final disposition of land development related agreements, applications from customers. Facilitates payments from customers by preparing fee transmittals for processing by the Cashier's Office. Administers intake programs of the Customer and Technical Support Center customers. Receives, reviews, date stamps, and processes documents, forms and agreements related to building permits, site construction plans and other development transactions and distributes accordingly. Communicates with developers, contractors, engineers, citizens, and other county agencies to facilitate compliance with applicable codes, regulations, and policies in regards to conservation escrows, agreements, permits process, permit issuance, conservation agreement submission, escrow release process, and plan status. Maintains inventory of customer handouts and forms. Complies with Land Development Service's safety programs and guidelines.

Note: The assigned functional areas of this position are general office administration, customer service, sorting mail, and receptionist/public contact setting.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to high school graduation and two years of experience providing administrative support in the assigned functional area(s).
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Valid driver's license.

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

  • Two years experience assisting customers with technical questions in a fast-paced environment, both in person and on the telephone.
  • Two years experience working as part of an administrative support team.
  • General knowledge of land development processes and permitting applications.
  • General knowledge of administrative functions related to support of technical review staff, including ability to work in multiple software systems.

Ability to bend, squat, and twist upper body to maneuver in work station; and the ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include practical exercise.

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 status as a veteran 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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