Employment Opportunities

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As of Sunday, February 07, 2016, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

PLANS EXAMINER - BUILDING

St. Johns County Building Services seeks a licensed Plans Examiner to be responsible for the examination and review of construction documents to ensure compliance with relevant codes, ordinances and standards. Reviews submitted construction documents for compliance with codes, standards, and regulations. Responds to permit applicants' requests for information and clarification of plan review comments. Answers questions regarding requirements relating to codes, standards and regulations. Researches complaints and issues related to building construction. Performs field inspections when required. Completes required continuing education. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of building, mechanical, plumbing, fuel gas, energy, accessibility, and other applicable codes. Attends pre-construction meetings to provide guidance to permit applicants. Reviews coastal construction projects for compliance with relevant zoning ordinances. Reviews elevation certificates. Reviews all permit applications to determine susceptibility to flooding and ensure compliance with relevant flood zone requirements. Performs field inspections and plan reviews on abandoned homes and commercial projects for re-permitting. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Must have knowledge of building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fuel gas, energy, and accessibility codes. Knowledge of building construction practices and terminology. Knowledge of the construction plan review process. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in reading, interpreting, applying and enforcing code and construction document requirements. Skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports. Skilled in oral and written communication. Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. Must have sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/ internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. Must possess valid State of Florida Standard Plans Examiner License or ability to obtain examination eligibility through the Department of Business and Professional Regulation and successfully obtain licensure within a six month period. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license and any other endorsements necessary to legally operate vehicles used while assigned to this position. Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills in order to serve others. Must be able to comprehend, speak and write the English language. Must be able to operate a computer. St. Johns County is a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. All employment actions are taken without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, sex, marital status, age, disability, or genetics. The Pay Range for this position is $45,025.06 to $49,527.56.
Pay Grade: 19
Pay Range: $45,745.46
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


SYSTEMS SUPPORT TECH - MGMT INFORMATION SERVICES

St. Johns County Management Information Services seeks a System Support Technician to provide technical support for the maintenance and operation of the countys management information systems. To troubleshoot and repair computers, scanners, printers, and other peripheral equipment, install and support software applications, including operating systems, in-house applications, and third party applications. Maintains and updates equipment documentation. Prepares and configures new computers and equipment for deployment. Coordinates departmental software upgrades and installation. Terminates and tests network cables. Coordinates the relocation of computers and related equipment. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of current information technology trends and solutions, knowledge of the installation, maintenance, upgrade and operation of computer hardware, software, and peripherals, knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions, in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports and skilled in oral and written communication. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education. Must have sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/ internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver?s license and any other endorsements necessary to legally operate vehicles used while assigned to this position. Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills in order to serve others. Must be able to comprehend, speak and write the English language. Must be able to operate a computer. St. Johns County is a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. All employment actions are taken without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, sex, marital status, age, disability, or genetics.
Pay Grade: 16
Pay Range: $39,446.16
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


SERVER ADMINISTRATOR - MGMT INFORMATION SERVICES

St. Johns Countys Information Services Department seeks a Server Administrator to provide technical support for the maintenance and operation of the Countys management information systems. Installs operating systems, high end application software, patches and upgrades. Analyzes, troubleshoots, and resolves system hardware, software, and networking issues at the workstation and server levels. Configures, optimizes, and monitors operating systems, applications, and servers. Performs system back-ups and recovery. Conducts server/system builds. Maintains and updates equipment documentation. Troubleshoots and repairs computers, scanners, printers, and other peripheral equipment. Installs and supports software applications, including operating systems, in-house applications, and third party applications. Prepares and configures new computers and equipment for deployment. Coordinates departmental software upgrades and installation. Terminates and tests network cables. Coordinates the relocation of computers and related equipment. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of current information technology trends and solutions. Knowledge of the installation, maintenance, upgrade and operation of computer hardware, software, and peripherals. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education. Must have sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/ internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver?s license and any other endorsements necessary to legally operate vehicles used while assigned to this position. Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills in order to serve others. Must be able to comprehend, speak and write the English language. Must be able to operate a computer. St. Johns County is a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. All employment actions are taken without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, sex, marital status, age, disability, or genetics.
Pay Grade: 21
Pay Range: $53,050.70
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


ASSOCIATE MEDICAL EXAMINR - MEDICAL EXAMINER

St. Johns County Government in St. Augustine, Florida is seeking a highly qualified individual to fill the position of Associate Medical Examiner in our District Twenty-Three Medical Examiners Office (St. Johns, Flagler and Putnam counties are covered by District 23). This position will assist in performing the duties associated with medico-legal investigation of death including scene evaluation, investigation, examination and/or autopsy and courtroom testimony. Representative performs autopsies to determine the cause and manner of death. Reviews item related to autopsies such as hospital charts, medical examiner investigator reports, law enforcement agency and postmortem results. Responsible for adhering to the rules and regulations that govern medical examiners in the State of Florida (Florida Statute, Chapter 406 and Administrative Code, 11-G). Investigates unnatural deaths by reviewing scene information and photographs, occasionally responding to select scenes, gathering information and evidence from the body, and assist in taking of pictures. Dictates and corrects written report of findings in a timely fashion. Serves as an expert witness in depositions, grand jury sessions, trials and conferences with attorneys. Participates in conferences with family members, law enforcement, attorneys, and other individuals to provide information on investigations and autopsies. Trains personnel such as forensic technicians, investigators and paramedical staff. Presents lectures for students, officers, and general community. Provides information to citizens, groups, news media and the general public. Review cases that were reported but not accepted by the investigative department. Reviews cremation requests. Will serve on a 24 hour call, rotational schedule for consultation to the investigative department. Responsible for maintaining educational knowledge related to forensic technology and practices. Perform other duties of a comparable level as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an approved school of medicine and possession of a current license to practice medicine in the State of Florida as required by the Florida Department of Professional Regulation. Completion of fellowship training in Forensic Pathology. Must be board certified by the American Board of Pathology in anatomic or anatomic/clinical pathology or board eligible, with certification obtained within two years of employment. Must be board certified by the American Board of Pathology in forensic pathology or board eligible, with certification obtained within two years of employment. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver?s license. Preference will be given to those individuals who are board certified in Anatomic or Anatomic/Clinical Pathology and Forensic Pathology. This position is 40 Hours per week. 8:00 AM ? 5:00 PM including weekends/holidays and 24 hour on-call duties. The selected candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening, criminal history and background check prior to start of employment. Associate will be joining a team that consists of a Chief Medical Examiner and administrative personnel. The workload for this office for 2014 was 411 cases. Salary Starts @ $160,000 Annually (Salary depends on certifications and experience) Benefits include state retirement, health, dental, vision and life insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave accrual, reimbursement/allowance for training, travel, membership dues and licenses. St. Johns County is a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. All employment actions are taken without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, sex, marital status, age, disability, or genetics.
Pay Grade: N/A
Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


PROCUREMENT COORDINATOR - PURCHASING

St. Johns County Purchasing Department seeks a Procurement Coordinator to coordinate the advertisement, bid and award process of professional services, capital construction projects, and other services or commodities and supports the processing, monitoring, and supports the administration of purchasing contracts. Coordinates and consults with the Office of the County Attorney, Department Heads, their designees, and other elected or appointed officials to research and analyze information pertaining to contracting, public procurement, and legislative changes to develop and process contracts. May assist with the execution of contracts. Collaborates with County personnel to provide professional and technical guidance in support of public procurement and contract management from solicitation development to contract award and execution. Coordinates and facilitates pre-proposal, evaluation, and pre-construction meetings. Acts as liaison to contracted professionals, County staff, elected officials, agency representatives and the general public, for assigned projects. Coordinates and monitors all aspects of the purchasing process, from advertising to contract award, including procurement planning, solicitation specifications, pre-bid meetings, issuing addenda, receiving and responding to questions. Coordinate and supervise activities of evaluation committees. Prepares various ad hoc reports, complex analyses, research, and other reviews as assigned. Prepares Board of County Commissioners agenda items for approval. Maintains and updates contract files. Supports the Procurement Supervisor in developing, coordinating and processing solicitation documents and requests packages for professional and other services, construction, and commodities. Researches and resolves discrepancies throughout the purchasing process. Responds to public records requests and provides documents per State Statute and County Purchasing Code. Prepares and processes task orders, change orders, and contract amendments, as assigned. Serves as contract liaison to assigned vendors in order to address and resolve problems, complaints and issues of non-compliance on projects and contracts, as assigned. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs related duties. Must have knowledge of contract management, negotiation and contract documents. Knowledge of public procurement practices and techniques. Knowledge of county purchasing guidelines. Knowledge of records management policies and procedures. Knowledge of budgetary principles and practices. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of the department to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service. Must obtain and maintain Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) or equivalent certifications within three (3) years of hire. Must have the ability to be bonded. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver?s license and any other endorsements necessary to legally operate vehicles used while assigned to this position. Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills in order to serve others. Must be able to comprehend, speak and write the English language. Must be able to operate a computer. St. Johns County is a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. All employment actions are taken without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, sex, marital status, age, disability, or genetics.
Pay Grade: 18
Pay Range: $43,541.18
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru 02/11/2016