Employment Opportunities

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As of Saturday, December 15, 2018, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

LOGISTICS TECHNICIAN - FIRE SERVICES

St. Johns County Fire Services seeks a qualified candidate for the Logistics Technician. This position provides technical support for the department?s logistics functions. Maintains Self Contained Breathing Apparatus and Compressed Breathing Air Systems for the department. Delivers and retrieves equipment and supplies to and from vendors, hospitals and department stations. Maintains and repairs stretchers and oxygen systems. Maintains equipment and supply inventory. Places orders with purchasing agent and vendors for all medical, office, janitorial and uniform needs. Completes minor repairs to buildings and vehicles. Assists in tracking department fixed assets. Receives and tracks vendor shipments; places incoming shipments into inventory or directs delivery to stations. Makes minor repairs to medical equipment. Prepares surplus equipment for disposal. Participates in Medical Equipment Committee meetings. Cleans incoming equipment. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of the maintenance and repair of specialized equipment. Knowledge of department purchasing policies. Knowledge of inventory management principles. 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 delivery of customer services. 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. 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: 12
Pay Range: $34,356.83
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru December 20, 2018


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: $48,545.31
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


BUILDING INSPECTOR I - BUILDING

St. Johns County Building Services seeks State of Florida licensed Building Inspectors to be responsible for participating in the building inspection and plan review process to provide architects, contractors and owner-builders with technical knowledge of building codes and standards related to the assigned field of expertise. Reviews construction documents for compliance with codes, standards, and regulations. Conducts field inspections at various stages of construction of both residential and commercial construction. Responds to requests for information and clarifications of required corrections. Investigates complaints, issues notices of violations, and issues stop work orders. Verifies contractors? license and registration. Maintains assigned vehicle and equipment. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fuel gas, energy, and accessibility codes. Knowledge of building construction practices and terminology. Knowledge of State of Florida licensing requirements and limitations. 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. 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 experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with five years? experience or service. Must possess and maintain valid State of Florida Standard Inspector License (License). A candidate may be designated as ?Trainee? and placed at Pay Grade 15, if exam eligible, and must successfully obtain License within one year of receipt of the provisional license. An employee possessing and maintaining two Licenses qualifies as ?Building Inspector II? and placed at a pay grade 17. An employee possessing and maintaining four Licenses may qualify as ?Building Inspector III? and placed at a pay grade 18. 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. Salary to commensurate with experience; may be hired as Building Inspector II or III. Pay Range $41,860.46 to $46,206.11 depending on licensure. 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.
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Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


DISTR SYS OPERATOR III - TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION

St. Johns County Utility Department seeks a Distribution Systems Operator III. This position is responsible for assisting in the installation, maintenance and repair of transmission, distribution and collection systems. Excavating and trenching for making taps and repairs. Assist in the installation of water and sewer service connections. Repair broken water and sewer lines. Vacuum grease and grit from manholes. Assist with utility locates. TV inspection of sewer lines. Maintain equipment. Perform general janitorial and yard duties at maintenance facility. Placement on rotational on-call list to perform after hours work as needed. Full time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent certification. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Class "A" CDL Driver License with "N" (tanker) Endorsement or obtain within six (6) months from date of hire. Must possess State of Florida Distribution Systems Operator Level III Certification or obtain within 2 years from date of hire. License Based Pay - Level C, B or A and placed at grade 13 ($35,353.72), 14 ($37,143.50), or 15 ($39,023.90) respectively. A Distribution Systems Operator Trainee may be considered at the starting annual salary of $33,650.18 if a qualified applicant for the Distribution Systems III or above position is not identified. Must have the ability to operate wellpoint machine, cut-off saw, mower, mug hog pump, pipe and hand wrenches, shovel, rake and various hand tools. 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: 13
Pay Range: $36,096.15
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


ELECTRICIAN II - LIFT STATIONS & LINES

St. Johns County seeks an Electrician II to be responsible for the installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical systems as part of the St. Johns County Utility Department. An incumbent in this position may be designated as ?Electrician III and placed at a pay grade 16.? Major Duties performed are innspects, tests, calibrates, installs, maintains, and repairs all electrical equipment and systems as part of Utilities operations, to include water and wastewater treatment plants and lift stations. Consults with mechanics, technicians, plant operations personnel, and outside service providers to coordinate planned installation, repair, and preventive maintenance work. Makes recommendations for repair methods and techniques to correct problems and maintain system stability and cost estimates. Analyzes and develops statistical models to troubleshoot actual and potential problems. Makes recommendations for repair methods and techniques to correct problems and maintain system stability and prepare cost estimates. Maintains computerized records and logs of daily activities; prepares reports, documentation and correspondence as necessary; creates, inputs, and closes work orders into Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). Remains knowledgeable on issues and trends in electrical and electronic equipment. Installs and programs variable frequency drives; performs a variety of highly skilled tasks in the maintenance of 3-phase low and medium voltage up to 4160 volts for industrial electrical equipment. Demonstrates and trains employees in work methods, proper use of tools and equipment, and relevant safety precautions. Reports safety hazards, equipment problems and emergency situations. Operates heavy equipment associated with industrial electrical repair. Responds to routine and emergency services calls after normal working hours. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of basic and advanced electrical theory. Knowledge of the National Electric Code. Knowledge of vehicle and heavy equipment maintenance and operation procedures. Knowledge of the tools and equipment used in the installation, repair and maintenance of electrical systems. Knowledge of department policies and procedures. Must be skilled in diagnostic troubleshooting, interpreting diagrams, schematics and blueprints. 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 three to five years. Must have experience in Utilities or related industrial field preferred. Must have possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid State of Florida or St. Johns County Electric Journeyman?s License required for Electrician II designation. Possession of or the ability to readily obtain a valid State of Florida or St. Johns County Class I Master Electrician License required for Electrician III designation. Must have possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid State of Florida Class B Commercial Driver?s License within six months of hire. 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. Starting Salary
Pay Grade: 14
Pay Range: $37,923.51
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru December 20, 2018


CHIEF BUILDING INSPECTOR - BUILDING

St. Johns County Building Services seeks a Chief Building Inspector to supervise and participate in the building inspection process. Provides architects, contractors and owner-builders with technical knowledge of building codes and standards related to the assigned field of expertise. Reviews plans and performs code analysis. Conducts field inspections at various stages of construction of both residential and commercial construction. Plans and organizes daily inspections. Responds to requests for information and clarifications of required corrections. Assists Building Inspectors with inspections, county procedures, and conflict resolutions. Investigates complaints, issues notices of violations, and issues stop work orders. Verifies contractors? license and registration. Maintains assigned vehicle and equipment. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fuel gas, energy, and accessibility codes. Knowledge of building construction practices and terminology. Knowledge of State of Florida licensing requirements and limitations. Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in reading, interpreting, applying and enforcing code and construction document requirements. Skilled in planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the work of personnel. 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. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with twenty years experience or service. Must possess and maintain State of Florida Standard Inspector License - Commercial Building and any two (2) Standard Inspector Licenses of Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and 1&2 Family Dwelling. Must possess and maintain valid State of Florida Standard Commercial Plans Examiner License in the field of expertise. 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: 20
Pay Range: $51,002.90
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


ASSET MANAGEMENT COORD - ROAD & BRIDGES

St. Johns County Road & Bridge seeks an Asset Management Coordinator to be responsible for the efficient and effective utilization of the Computerized Maintenance Management System to enhance productivity and service delivery for the Road and Bridge division. Researches industry standards to formulate proper work plans, to include activity schedules, maintenance cycles, and key performance or quality indicators. Gathers required data from end users to evaluate and determine objectives, goals, and scope for the creation of technical specifications. Supports the planning and execution of project plans from start to completion. Reviews all support contracts, service level agreements, and vendor contracts for proper negotiation, budget, and execution. Reviews project plans for proper resource allocation and scheduling. Verifies and reports on project deliverables, outcome measures and other targeted metrics. Makes recommendations for the development of total quality management protocols designed to optimize citizen response, project capitalization, and use of materials and labor. Assists the department?s management team with strategic planning and implementation of multi-year infrastructure maintenance programs. Participates in the annual budget process, relating to the development of maintenance budgets, schedules, expenditure projections, and the review or development of bid and proposal requests. Assists with the development of employee performance standards. Collaborates with department supervisory staff for the review key of performance indicators and work plans; the validation of goals, objectives and project outcomes; the review and modification of work schedules; and other related service evaluations. Conducts project meetings. Analyzes, tracks and reports on project progress and status. Prepares project management plans, contract task orders, staffing/cost estimates, and schedules for approval. Collaborates with other County employees to develop, maintain, and implement the County?s Enterprise Asset Management protocols in order to interface with maintenance, labor, purchasing, and inventory functions for the County. Coordinates the planning, design and establishment of data entry standards used in the CMMS. Establishes, reassigns, revises or deletes records in key data tables in response to system user requirements as applied through use of department policies and standards. Maintains complete, concise, and contemporary technical documentation and taxonomy for the enterprise infrastructure. This includes but is not limited to physical data model schema, data specifications documents, mapping documents, architecture documentation, BI/reporting documents, data flow charts, source code for business queries, business report outputs, etc. Facilitates the development and implementation of data quality, data protection, and data usage standards. Monitors and reports compliance with data related policies, standards, roles and responsibilities, adoption requirements, and consistent application with asset management standards. Provides application support and technical guidance to end users. Builds and tests queries for internal and external auditors and public disclosure requests. Performs field and acceptance tests. Provides support in enhancing the system; maintaining system documentation; and developing related training materials. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of Total Quality Management & Continuous Improvement principles, practices and standards. Knowledge of public database management systems, principles, practices, and trends. Knowledge of project management theory and techniques. Knowledge of road and bridge construction, design and maintenance principles, practices, materials and equipment. Must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the use of project management software and asset management database applications. Skilled in the review and interpretation of construction and engineering documents. Skilled in numerical and understanding of data analysis/statistical methods. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative and analytical 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 basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position,usually associated with three to five years 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: 19
Pay Range: $48,545.31
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru December 20, 2018


ENGINEER - TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION

St. Johns County Traffic & Transportation seeks an Engineer to provide technical analysis related to Traffic and Transportation operations, as well as new public and commercial infrastructure development and signalization for St. Johns County. Gathers data, through research, field observations and interview, to capture vehicle-generated traffic data in order to enable safer roadways and enhanced mobility within St. Johns County. Maintains various performance metrics for signal warrants, sight distances, speed zoning, pedestrian crossings, school zones, traffic calming, vehicle/pedestrian volume, turning movement, crash data, among others. Prepares evaluations, assessments, studies, forecast models and related analyses and reports. Develops scopes of services and project outcomes for vehicle and roadway operation initiatives, to include transportation studies, continuing or outside consultant contracts, grants and other related capital projects. Assists Risk Management with insurance claims related to repair and replacement of traffic operation devices. Coordinates technical reviews of infrastructure plans with County employees from Growth Management or other departments, transportation professionals and outside agencies to assess and resolve capacity issues and productivity improvements, ensure legal conformity and incorporate transversal issues. Prepares and reviews maintenance of traffic (MOT) plans for projects involving road closures, lane closures, and detour routes. Assists with developing Intermodal strategies that involve extensions to or linkages with existing infrastructure. Collaborates with Traffic and Transportation Division leaders to propose and refine processes and technical transportation management methods. Shares development and innovation strategies to foster technological advances and improved system capabilities. Responds to citizen and inter-agency inquiries regarding traffic regulations, traffic control device standards, and requests for installations of traffic control devices. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of traffic engineering principles and practices. Knowledge of construction practices, principles, and regulations. Knowledge of with traffic signal and transportation management principles and practices. Knowledge of governing regulations, legislation, and requirements related to vehicle and roadway operational practices (e.g. Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), Intelligent Technology Systems (ITS)). Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the use of project management techniques. Skilled in preparation of written technical reports. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with a baccalaureate degree in civil engineering, or similar field. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the technical duties of this position, usually interpreted to require one to three years of related experience. Must obtain and maintain Certification as Engineer Intern or Engineer-in-Training within one year from date of hire. Employee may be reclassified as Engineer (PE) and placed at Pay Grade 22 if in possession of a current Professional Engineering license for the State of Florida. 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. Salary $56,297.66 to $70,980.61 dependent on knowledge, skills, and experience.
Pay Grade: 21
Pay Range: $56,297.66
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


DIRECTOR/RECREATION & PAR - RECREATION PROGRAMS

St. Johns County seeks a Parks and Recreation Director to be responsible for directing the operations of the Parks and Recreation Department, including recreation programming, park maintenance, recreational facility management, beach services activities, and waterway management. Plans, develops and directs parks and recreational service functions for all segments, groups, and interest levels within the County. Oversees Parks Maintenance, Recreation and Athletics, Aquatics, St. Johns Golf Club, Beaches and Pier operations. Provides leadership to departmental staff. Trains, assigns, directs, supervises, evaluates and disciplines personnel. Develops, supports, controls and administers the budget for the department. Guides the development and oversees compliance of the divisions? budgets. Directs the department?s grant management practices. Develops strategic goals and objectives. Develops and implements department policies and procedures. Analyzes recreational trends and county requirements to meet the breadth of the community?s recreational interests. Directs the preparation of periodic and special reports to support department priorities and initiatives. Oversees the department?s long-range planning, capital projects, and safety initiatives. Coordinates public relations activities through news media and public speaking engagements. Provides technical assistance and guidance to county officials, agencies and community groups. Responds to and resolves complaints, questions and concerns. Through presentations and meetings determines community needs for recreation programs and park facilities. Coordinates events and activities with other county departments and staff to promote St. Johns County. Collaborates on tourism development related programs and activities. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of government operations. Knowledge of recreation and parks management principles, practices, and programming. Knowledge of park construction, maintenance, materials and equipment. Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and practices. Knowledge of management principles and practices methods and techniques. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the work of personnel. 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 parks and recreation administration or related course of study. Master?s degree preferred. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the department in order to direct and coordinate work within the department, usually interpreted to require five to eight years of progressively responsible related experience, with at least three years in a supervisory capacity. 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. $83,574.20 to $95,000.00, salary commensurate with experience.
Pay Grade: 25
Pay Range: $83,574.20
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted