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Assistant Park Manager- Pohick Bay Regional Park

Pohick Bay Regional Park, located in Lorton Virginia, a park of the NOVA Parks system, is looking for a new assistant manager for their beautiful scenic park! A unique location offering adventure on both land and water, Pohick bay is a local fan favorite. With boating, fishing, and hiking opportunities all around the park, it’s sure to never have a dull day! If hearing this makes you want to be a part of their growing team, then don’t hesitate to apply!

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Horticultural Technician- Green Springs Garden

Have you fallen in love with Green Springs Gardens during one of Sue’s plant ID Courses? Did you wish you could help maintain the beauty of such an important park? Well now is your chance to do so! Green Springs Garden is looking to fill the position of a Horticultural Technician!

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Garden Specialist – Meadowlark Botanical Gardens

Did you fall in love with the beauty of Meadowlark Botanical Gardens during one of Professor Dickson’s plant iD courses? Are you looking for some formal garden experience in one of the best-hidden gems of northern Virginia? What about a garden that focuses on native plantings, restorative plantings, and ecologically sound horticultural practices? If you answered yes to any of these, then the Garden Specialist position at Meadowlark Botanical Garden would be perfect for you!

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Research Specialist- Virginia Tech

Are you interested in the exciting world of plant pathology or the intersection of horticulture and biology? Then this opportunity is for you! Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University’s, yes THAT Virginia Tech, Eastern Shore Agricultural Research and Extension Center is looking to hire a Research Specialist to assist with technical support in fruit pathology. The person in this position will help conduct laboratory experiments, apply experimental and maintenance treatments, collect data and summarize results. If you think this is the job for you, don’t hesitate to apply!

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New Job Opportunities with Fairfax County Government

Fairfax County Government has MANY exciting new job opportunities for those interested in Parks and Recreation as well as Urban Forestry and Arboriculture. Some jobs that are of note are “Tree Care Specialist I” with the Park Authority in Chantilly, VA, “Historic House Assistant” with Green Springs Gardens in Alexandria, VA, “Urban Forester II (part-time)” in Fairfax, VA, and “Environmental Technologist I (Limited Term)” in Lorton, VA.

If you are interested in applying for any of the positions or would like to look at other available job opportunities from Fairfax County Government you can find more information on the following websites:[0]=Park%20Authority&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending  For information on the Tree Care Specialist I position in Chantilly, VA, as well as other jobs in the FFXCO Park Authority For information on the Historic House Assistant at Green Springs Gardens as well as other Non-Merit Miscillanious Parc and Recreation Jobs For more information on the Urban Forester II position in Fairfax and the Environmental Technologist I position in Lorton as well as other Miscellaneous Professional Non-merit positions with FFXCOGov.



NOVA Corps- Paid Student Interns

Orginally submitted to the Daily Flyer by:
Dr. Linda Barthelus, Director of College Call Center,

NOVA Corps, a paid student internship program through the vice president of enrollment management and student success (VPEMSS) is recruiting current students to help prospective, new, and current students start and finish strong at NOVA. The mission of NOVA Corps is to develop NOVA students’ professional job skills while also providing peer-to-peer support.

Student interns will perform a variety of customer-service duties in support of educational programs, including providing general information to students on a variety of programs, activities and procedures related to admissions, enrollment, college programs and activities. They will work primarily in person (face to face), as well as through telephone, email and/or online chat. They will be trained to provide information on NOVA’s application for admission, registration and general financial aid processes, assistance in navigating the student information system (SIS) and Canvas. They will also assist with campus tours, virtual lobby, new student orientation, etc.

Interns should be able to provide courteous, friendly and knowledgeable service to other students. They will be trained to provide clear, consistent, up-to-date and accurate information. They will attend team meetings, read emails and the College website and utilize current job aids.

There will be a mandatory, one-week on-site training located in NOVA’s Fairfax, Va. offices.


  • Gain valuable work experience while you learn
  • Develop leadership, communication, teamwork and problem-solving skills that prepare you for jobs after college
  • Help fellow students start strong and succeed at NOVA
  • Paid internship: $18 per hour
  • Flexible part-time work schedule, 20 hours per week
  • Casual dress code with free NOVA t-shirts

Learn more: Click this link to log into Career Connections and apply.


College Transfer Fair- Loudoun Campus October 13th

Originally Submitted to the NOVA Daily Flyer By: Jennifer Nelson, Coord., of University Transfer & Initiatives,

In partnership with the Virginia Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (VACRAO), NOVA will host in-person college transfer fairs on Oct. 12 and Oct. 13. These events provide students the opportunity to meet with representatives from over 50 colleges and universities in order to learn more about the transfer process. Please encourage students to attend so they can better understand how to turn their transfer dreams into reality!

The transfer fair schedule is as follows:

  • Woodbridge Campus, Wednesday, October 12, 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., Seefeldt Building (WS), 1st Floor Atrium
  • Alexandria Campus, Wednesday, October 12, 1:30 p.m. until 3 p.m., Fine Arts Building (AFA), Gym and Dance Studio
  • Annandale Campus, Thursday, October 13, 10:30 a.m. until 12 p.m., Richard J. Ernst Cultural Center (CE), Gymnasium
  • Loudoun Campus, Thursday, October 13, 1:30 p.m. until 3 p.m., Higher Education Center (HEC), Event Center

This information can also be found on the College Transfer Fair portion of NOVA’s website.

While registration is not required, students can easily share their contact information with the colleges/universities by signing up for StriveScan.

Part-Time Facilities- St. Veronica Parish

The Facilities Department at St. Veronica Parish, 3460 Centreville Rd., Chantilly, is looking for part-time help. The hours are from 12:00-4:00 pm, Monday – Friday. Duties include cleaning, light maintenance, snow removal, and light landscaping. Candidate must be able to lift heavy objects up to 50 pounds. To apply, please contact Mr. Doug Munger, Facilities Manager, at 703-773-2008 or

VNLA Reopens Certified Horticulturist Exam!

The Virginia Certified Horticulturist (VCH) exam is now available!

To make the VCH exam available year-round, the VNLA partnered with Pearson Vue Testing Centers. You can now register and schedule to take the VCH exam on a date and time that is convenient for you.

Two options are available when you register for the exam:

Choose to take the exam at a Pearson location closest to you.

You will receive an email from Pearson inviting you to visit the Pearson site to schedule a date to take the exam.

Choose to take the exam remotely via a remote Pearson proctor.

This option requires you to set a date and time to take the exam. The exam and remote proctor will be available only during the time you select.

If you choose the remote option, you will receive 2 emails from The first email is related to setting up your computer. It explains how to test webcam, device camera, microphone, etc.

The second email provides you a link to the exam. This link will only work on the date and time you scheduled and only when you are connected with a remote proctor.

Use the following link to register, pay and choose one of the options described above:

If you have questions, please email the VNLA:

VNLA Cert Exam Update


Part-Time Positions at Lake Ridge Nursery

Live in the Woodbridge or Lake Ridge area? Lake Ridge Nursery is a family-owned small business. They are hiring for part-time positions for the upcoming fall season.

-able to lift 50 lbs minimum
-able to work weekends and holidays
-able to work outside
-good customer service

Starting pay is $11. No prior experience is necessary. Positions are seasonal.

Applications can be downloaded from our website at
Applications must be submitted in person.
Questions can be answered at 703-590-0178

Address: 3705 Old Bridge Road, Woodbridge VA 22192