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    Great work environment, friendly staff, interesting work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I have been working at Fairfax County Virginia full-time (more than an year)


    Great benefits and pay, plenty of leave, ability to earn overtime pay up to certain pay grades, plenty of learning/training opportunities.


    Sometimes have bureaucratic policies and procedures, some staff aren't responsive which makes work difficult when collaborating.

    Positive Outlook

Fairfax County Virginia Interviews

Updated Aug 16, 2014
Updated Aug 16, 2014

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    I applied online – interviewed at Fairfax County Virginia.

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    FCPL's system was a mess. They forward applications with little rhyme or reason. Once you're sent along it's hit or miss whether you'll be called for a position. They've stopped interviewing at the branch level and have started interviewing through Admin and placing people wherever they feel like without determining where they would be the best fit. This behooves no one and causes resentment throughout the county. The people doing the hiring have not had to work in a branch for many years. You may or may not be kept in a pool of applicants for a later date. Interviews are always done by a panel (two or more people asking questions and taking notes).

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    • Explain a time when you made a poor decision. What was it and how would you do it differently now?   Answer Question
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Fairfax County Virginia Awards & Accolades

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Best Places to Work for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2012
Best Workplaces for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2010

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Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
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