Employment Opportunities

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As of Sunday, January 22, 2017, 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.
Pay Grade: 19
Pay Range: $46,568.88
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


CUSTODIAN - JUDICIAL CENTER

St. Johns County Building Operations seeks a Custodian for the night shift position (4:00 PM to 12:00 AM) to perform custodial maintenance of county buildings. Cleans bathrooms and restocks supplies. Empties trash and recyclable materials. Picks up trash in parking lot. Makes minor maintenance repairs. Reports maintenance needs to appropriate personnel. Unloads and inventories cleaning supplies. Sweeps, vacuums and mops floors. Dusts furniture, blinds and other surfaces. Cleans windows. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of the tools, equipment and methodology of building custodial maintenance. Knowledge of department policies and procedures. Skilled in the use of assigned tools. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality while working in secure facilities. Must have the ability to read, write and perform basic mathematical calculations. No experience requirements. 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: 6
Pay Range: $24,506.16
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


CUSTOMER SERVICE REP - UTILITIES

St. Johns County Utility Department seeks a Customer Service Representative to be responsible for establishing customer accounts through all modes of customer contact; collecting and posting utility payments and processing service requests. Provides customer support for large municipal utility: payment collection and processing; service initiation or termination; preparation and distribution of incoming mail; and other customer inquiries to include proper account analysis. Maintains precise and accurate records of all transactions, including check reconciliation, work order management, service requests and other related documentation. Manages customer accounts, to include identifying proper billing information, consumption analyses, leak detection via telemetry system, lien searches, , correspondence and reports. Maintains files and records to include document scanning, monitoring customer owned backflows for compliance and other reports as directed. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of customer service principles and practices. Must have knowledge of modern office practices and procedures. Must have knowledge of computers and job related software programs including customer management and utility usage software. Must be skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports. Must be skilled in effective oral and written communication. Must have the ability to read, write and perform basic mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the major duties of this position usually interpreted as having at least one (1) year of customer service experience. 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: 9
Pay Range: $28,419.63
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru January 26, 2017


HVAC TECH III - SHERIFF COMPLEX MAINTENANCE

St. Johns County Sheriff Complex Maintenance seeks an HVAC Tech III. This position is responsible for the installation, repair, and maintenance of HVAC systems in county buildings and facilities. Installs, maintains and repairs HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems. Designs HVAC systems; installs new equipment and modifies duct work as needed. Assists contractors with new construction. Repairs electronic gates and doors. Purchases parts and supplies. Maintains assigned tools, vehicles and equipment. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of HVAC system installation, repair and maintenance. Knowledge of relevant construction codes. Knowledge of the tools and equipment used in the installation, repair and maintenance of HVAC systems. Knowledge of department policies and procedures. Must be skilled in diagnostic troubleshooting. Skilled in the operation of job-related tools, vehicles and equipment. 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 have possession of a valid State of Florida or St. Johns County Class I Master Mechanical License and a Universal Refrigerant Reclaim Certificate from an EPA certified agency. 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.
Pay Grade: 16
Pay Range: $40,156.19
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted