Fairfax County Government Employee Reviews in United States

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Productive and wonderful place to work
Administrative Assistant III (Former Employee) –  Fairfax, VAJuly 10, 2016
Great environment and Co-workers. Management and staff worked extremely well together in accomplishing tasks.
The hardest part of the job was to move on due to budget cuts.
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hired as a seasonl employee
Admin Assistant (Former Employee) –  Fairfax, VAApril 26, 2016
worked as a limited time employee. Wasn't there long enough to give an accurate review. Time spent there was good and seemed like a good work place enviroment
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great county to work for...
Social Services Specialist II (Current Employee) –  Reston, VAMarch 22, 2016
Most local government agencies are struggling for resources... Fairfax County is well run and beautiful place to work.

Promotions are hard to get.
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Administrative Assistant II (Former Employee) –  Fairfax, VAMarch 14, 2016
I worked from 8am to 4pm Monday-Friday
Learned a lot about computers and everyday construction
Of all Management only my last one would help when needed or short staffed
co-workers were pretty much ok some worked hard some played to much
hardest part was trying to get all work for day finished without being called on to help upper management with problems
loved meeting people and I liked working with monies and bonding and really all my different jobs with the County
Pros
Learning experience
Cons
Started hiring the real young who wanted to play and not work
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Business Analyst (Current Employee) –  Fairfax, VAMarch 2, 2016
Very good job! Flexible schedule/great benefits! Promotional opportunities available. Tuition reimbursement, cross training acceptable.
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Professional dedication
Deputy Director (Current Employee) –  Fairfax County, VADecember 28, 2015
Elected officials and staff work together for the benefit of the community and employees. Great people to work with. Team oriented environment in the three agencies I worked in.
Pros
benefits, dedicated professionals
Cons
salary scale
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High Stress
Human Service Worker II (Current Employee) –  Reston, VANovember 17, 2015
Unmanageable caseload, people have been quitting right and left. Job advertised was much different than what you are actually expected to do.
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A great place to work, and balance life priorities
Energy Manager (Current Employee) –  Fairfax, VAOctober 18, 2015
Excellent work environment, engaged management, engaged community, international work force, great compensation, and healthy respect for the community and environment.
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Its a government job
Early Head Start (EHS) Child Care Specialist (Current Employee) –  Fairfax, VASeptember 9, 2015
It's a government job. Benefits are great, plenty of room to move around, not such a great work/life balance. Pay is decent.
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Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) –  Fairfax VAAugust 26, 2015
great work environment. used multiple tools and applications to research tax payers information and collected delinquent taxes via research tools available
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Great place for benefits
Shift Supervisor (Current Employee) –  Government centerJuly 7, 2015
Shift work, not a learning environment per say.
This is great for those who are wishing to retire and not make a ton of money for example.
Pros
Retirement Benefits
Cons
hours of work
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Overall productive workplace
Office of the County Attorney (Current Employee) –  Fairfax, VAJune 15, 2015
Typical day at work is covering any and all administrative duties for all attorneys within the office. I am the go-to person for tasks paralegals need help with as well.
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Lots of room for advancement
Assistant Director South County Teen Center (Current Employee) –  Alexandria, VaJune 15, 2015
They promote leadership from within and encourage employees to seek advancement as far as they want. Supervisors will back you up in a tight situation with the public. They won't throw you under the bus.
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Excellent county government
Mental Health Therapist/Case Manager (Retired) (Current Employee) –  Fairfax, VAMay 15, 2015
I enjoyed my career with Fairfax County Government CSB. It allowed me to use my education and skills to make a positive difference in community based client's lives for many years.
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great job
Maintenance Technician (Part-time) (Current Employee) –  Reston, VAMay 10, 2015
Fun fast place to work for. I strive to become better at my craft. I really liked the people their and the tenants. This company made my time easy
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Productive space to work
Family Services Logistics Specialist (Current Employee) –  Annandale, VAMay 5, 2015
A typical day in the office consist of data entry, mail runs when needed, processing SNAP cases. Helping clients with medicade applications.
Pros
Great office space.
Cons
Benefits
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Great
Management Analyst (Current Employee) –  Fairfax, VAMay 1, 2015
Very enjoyable and friendly work environment.Worked with ArcMap, Illustrator, and SAS. Able to work independently but managers provided guidance when needed.
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Great place to work
Programmer Analyst (Former Employee) –  FairfaxApril 4, 2015
Great work place to work. Everyone is treated respectfully. Supervision is friendly and helpful. Co-workers are friendly. Sometimes workload is sometimes overwhelming, but normally is just enough to keep steadily busy.
Pros
Great work/life balance
Cons
Not much opportunity for advancement. Low pay for position.
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Opportunity for growth
Human Service Assistant II/III (Former Employee) –  Fairfax, VAMarch 31, 2015
A good place to work if you are working towards higher opportunities.

I was promoted three times so it was reassuring that your talents are recognized and rewarded. They encourage learning new job functions to secure your employment.
Pros
Work environment, co workers, opportunity for growth
Cons
Travel at the time
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Very Pleased
IT Specialist (Java Developer) (Current Employee) –  Fairfax, VAMarch 27, 2015
Very nice and friendly place to work. Secure job, good benefits.
The Chiefs of departments are very nice and friendly. If you do your job very well, you can definitely grow in this place.
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4.3
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