Employment Opportunities

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As of Saturday, September 24, 2016, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

LIBRARY ASSISTANT I P/T - LIBRARY SERVICES

St. Johns County Ponte Vedra Library seeks a part time Library Assistant I for 23 hours per week to assist with library circulation and other functions of the public library. Assists with providing reader?s advisory, reference and general information to patrons; assists in providing assistance and instruction regarding the use of databases, catalogs, and computer applications. Assists patrons at circulation desk; checks materials in and out; registers patrons; processes hold requests; collects fines and fees.Empties book drop. Collects and compiles statistics. Follows cash management procedures. Assists in sorting donated materials. Assists in cataloging new acquisitions. Assists in the assessment and repair of damaged items. Shelves circulated and in-house materials; reads shelves to ensure accuracy of material placement. Assists patrons with computer reservations and computer operation. Assists in the development of children or adult programming. Assists in developing publicity materials, including handouts and bulletin board displays. Required to substitute in other branches as necessary. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of library operations, principles, and services. Knowledge of county and department policies and procedures. Knowledge of customer service principles and project a positive public service demeanor. Must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the provision of customer service, reference support, and circulation desk services. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent certification. Must have one year of customer service or library experience. College education may be substituted for experience. 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 excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to serve others. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including, evenings, weekends and holidays. 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 employment opportunity employer. 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. Hourly rate is $13.42.
Pay Grade: N/A
Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru September 29, 2016


ENGINEER (PE) - UTILITIES

St. Johns County Utility Department seeks an Engineer to perform professional engineering functions in support of the county?s utility operations. Manages projects and oversees the activities of consultants and contractors in the construction of utility projects; reviews invoices for services from consulting engineers and contractors. Reviews and coordinates construction project plans, specifications, and bid documents for capital improvement projects; coordinates and conducts meetings with consultants and contractors; prepares and reviews consultant and contractor task orders, proposals, change orders, and contract documents. Processes operation permit renewals; signs and seals permitting documents; prepares related correspondence and replies to requests for information. Conducts field inspections for compliance with plans, specifications and documents. Participates in the development and management of the department?s annual capital improvement plan and project budgets; develops progress and status reports, letters and files related to projects; prepares annual construction and engineering contracts; assists in prioritizing work projects; performs condition assessments and critical evaluations of key system components. Plans, organizes and coordinates a variety of projects, studies, evaluates and reports. Manages design teams for water, sewer, and refuse projects. Performs evaluations of critical engineering feasibility analyses, hydraulic analyses, and treatment and performance efficiency analyses. Provides engineering certification of utility projects and ensures that all construction is compliance with federal, state and local permitting and regulatory requirements. Performs computer modeling of water and sewer systems and provides system connection pressures; evaluates system capabilities for operation and expansion. Designs in-house construction projects such as lift stations and main extensions. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of project management principles and practices. Knowledge of utility engineering principles, practices, materials and equipment. 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 a minimum four (4) years experience in Civil or Environmental Engineering. Preference will be given to experience related to water and sewer utilities. Must have experience in design of lift stations, water and sewer force mains, water and sewer plants, computer modeling of water and sewer systems. Knowledge of permitting standards and other rules and regulations associated with FDEP and SJRWMD. Certification as a Professional Engineer by the State of Florida as Civil or Environmental Engineer or ability to obtain such certification in Florida via reciprocity within one year. 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: 22
Pay Range: $58,558.05
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


CASE MANAGER - COMMUNITY BASED CARE PROGRAM

St. Johns County Health and Human Services seeks a "Certified" Case Manager to perform case management duties in support of clients in assigned programs. Provides referrals to local resources. Maintains case files and participates in supervisory review of cases on a quarterly basis. Determines client eligibility for county social services. Attends required training. Reviews standard operating procedures to determine the best method to provide services to clients. Assists clients in the completion of required applications. Assists clients by coordinating transportation to needed services. Conducts home, school and work visits. Completes telephone contacts with clients, service providers, and investigators. Documents client contacts. Maintains travel logs. Processes Foster Care licensures and relicensures in a timely and accurate manner. Instructs pre-service training for new applicants for Foster Home, Adoptive Home, or Relative/Relative homes. Responds to and resolves Foster program parent questions, problems and concerns. Implements new Quality Parenting Initiative standards. Ensures the Foster Homes maintain licensing standards throughout the year. Responds to after-hours emergencies. Recruits Foster Home parents. Writes Adoptive Home studies and Relative/Non-Relative Homes studies. Finger prints clients. Completes home visits to ensure compliance with policies and procedures. Transports Foster children to appointments as needed. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of relevant federal, state, local and program regulations and requirements, knowledge of case management principles, knowledge of available community resources and 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 and 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 subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service. Must have possession of or ability to obtain appropriate child welfare licensing and/or certifications commensurate with duties performed. May be hired at 5% below pay grade as a "Trainee" until certified by the Florida Department of Children and Families. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida drivers 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 and 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 Accepted thru September 29, 2016


SURVEY ASSISTANT - LAND MANAGEMENT

St. Johns County Land Management seeks a Survey Assistant to assist in the collection of field survey data. Measures and marks horizontal and vertical distances; clears brush; located property markers; marks and drives stakes. Loads and unloads equipment into survey party vehicle; ensures vehicle is properly stocked with equipment and supplies. Maintains equipment, vehicles and equipment as assigned. Performs the duties of the Instrument Technician in his or her absence. Flags traffic. Maintains full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of field survey instrument operation and maintenance. Knowledge of land surveying principles, practices, techniques, and equipment. 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 oral and written communication. Must have the ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent. 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: 9
Pay Range: $27,917.12
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru September 29, 2016


PROJECT SPECIALIST - LAND MANAGEMENT

St. Johns County Land Management seeks a Project Specialist to perform specialized technical duties in support and coordination of Land Management projects. Provides direct support to the Land Management Project Manager with variety of specialized technical duties to enhance departmental operations and development. Coordinates administrative and support services for the departments projects and initiatives. This may include procurement of materials for projects; coordination and monitoring of inventory; facilitation of public meetings; acquisition or lease of real property; grants and financial administration; preparation and review of operational reports; and other assigned research or analysis. Prepares reports and analyses. These may include financial statements, revenue and expenditure models, strategic planning, longitudinal studies, site plans, maps, agenda items or other special projects, as assigned. Assists staff by responding to more complex inquiries from the public regarding departments programs and function. Resolves vendor or customer issues. Participates on assigned committees, task forces, or other community outreach programs, and represents the department as assigned. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of geographic information systems technology, practices and techniques. Knowledge of federal and state laws or ordinances regarding acquisition of property, real estate, and contract administration. Knowledge of public finance, budgeting and purchasing principles and practices. Knowledge generally accepted accounting and fund accounting 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 contract negotiation. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative and financial 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 an associates degree. A baccalaureate degree is preferred. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the nature of the work in order to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with three to five years experience or service. Must possess and maintain a State of Florida Real Estate License or equivalent within one year of hire. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida drivers 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: 17
Pay Range: $41,443.13
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


ROOFER III - FACILITIES MAINTENANCE

St. Johns County Facilities Maintenance seeks a Roofer III to be responsible for the installation, repair and maintenance of all facets of commercial and residential low and steep slope roof assemblies. Analyzes and interprets job details and estimates material and equipment requirements. Purchases materials as needed. Repairs, installs and replaces all types of commercial and residential low and steep roof systems. Assists other trades workers in the completion of construction, maintenance and repair projects. Maintains assigned tools, vehicles and equipment. Maintains a full time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have thorough knowledge of roof construction, repair and preventive maintenance activities. Knowledge of relevant building codes. Knowledge of the tools and equipment used in the installation, repair and maintenance of low and steep slope roof assemblies. Knowledge of department policies and procedures. Must be skilled in troubleshooting roof and other building envelope leaks and be knowledgeable in waterproofing practices. Skilled in the operation of job-related tools, vehicles and hi-lift 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. 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 position as a master roofer for a minimum of five years. Must possess a Class I Roofing Contractor?s License. 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


COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST - COUNTY ADMINISTRATION

St. Johns County Administration Office seeks an Audio/Video Communications Specialist to perform a variety of professional audio/video production communication duties including management of the government access television channel, production of live broadcasts, original video content production, audio/video and technical support. In addition, the position support other communication functions including media relations, social media facilitation, and community relations. Serves as a video producer to develop story ideas, gather information, work with other departments and external agencies, coordinate interviews, write content, and shoot and edit video content for County news stories. Directs the recording and broadcast of live meetings; operates video cameras to record special events. Researches, conducts interviews, writes, shoots, and edits original video content for GTV. Updates GTV bulletin board; schedules GTV programming; archives video content. Provides audio/visual support for events in the County auditorium and other departments as needed. Disseminates information to the media utilizing press releases and interpersonal communications, and responds to media inquiries by researching and drafting accurate and timely information and conducting written and broadcast interviews. Collaborates in the creative design process for written, digital, and video content related to St. Johns County. Assists in crisis communications as needed; remains on-call to respond after hours if required to do so. Produces and hosts small-scale special events including award ceremonies, ribbon cuttings, etc. Assists in facilitating the St. Johns County Legislative Action Plan. Produces and manages content for St. Johns County social media outlets. Takes photographs related to St. Johns County facilities, programs, and projects. Assists in developing long-term communication initiatives and project management strategies. Assists in tracking, monitoring, and communicating news relevant to St. Johns County. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of audio and video equipment operations, production and editing principles and software. Knowledge of government access channel television broadcasting principles and practices. Must have the ability to use digital cameras and video cameras to produce original content. Must have knowledge of journalistic principles and practices including techniques of planning, composing, and editing written, electronic, and video content for mass communication. Knowledge of the basic principles, practices, and requirements of print, radio, digital, and television media. Knowledge of the basic principles and practices of public relations, advertising, marketing, graphic design, and mass communication. Must have the ability to write and assemble interesting and informative news articles, releases, pamphlets, brochures, scripts, speeches, and related publicity materials. Must have knowledge of current social media trends and skill in managing social media accounts. Knowledge of county and departmental rules, regulations, procedures, functions, operations, and policies. Must be skilled in establishing cooperative and productive working relationships. 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 the ability to efficiently and creatively operate video editing software. Must have a minimum of two years of experience in video production, video editing, journalism, marketing, public relations, mass communications, television production, or a related field. 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


ADMIN COORDINATOR - COUNTY ATTORNEY

St. Johns County seeks an Administrative Coordinator to be responsible for the direct administrative support and clerical management for the Office of the County Attorney. Assists the Assistant to the County Attorney with all paraprofessional duties to ensure the effective and efficient administrative operations of the Office of the County Attorney. Monitors and assigns agenda packets in Agenda Manager to attorneys; reviews and collects advertisements related to agenda items; ensures properly advertised by working with appropriate attorney for review. Provides direct administrative support for the Office of the County Attorney (may include but is not limited to travel arrangements, scheduling, agenda packets, task orders, contracts, attending meetings, drafting correspondence, dictation, developing presentations and reports, drafting resolutions, ordinances, legal pleadings, bond items, legal forms, accounts payable/receivable, budget preparation, procurement bids, vendor change orders). Coordinates the provision of information and referral services regarding the Office of the County Attorney, including but not limited to legal documents, special project items, and legal advertisements. Coordinates and oversees support for countywide database systems (may include but is not limited to payroll, Agenda Manager, PAN, PRIDE, NOVATUS, WATS, work orders, mass notification systems). Coordinates operating function of office (may include but is not limited to inventories or equipment). May lead or supervise other department staff in carrying out projects or assigned duties. Maintains full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of County policies and procedure. Knowledge of federal and state laws, and county regulations, codes and written directives. Knowledge of records management principles. Knowledge and proficiency in modern law office practices and procedures. Knowledge and proficiency in customer service practices. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in the identification and consistent application of policies, rules, ordinances, codes, laws, and other governing regulations. 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. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with at least three years of legal experience or service. 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: 14
Pay Range: $35,736.28
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru September 29, 2016


MANAGER/R&B - ROAD & BRIDGES

St. Johns County Road & Bridge seeks a Department Manager to be responsible for maintaining all County roadway, ROW vegetation, bridge, and drainage infrastructure. This position will oversee and direct programmatic maintenance, operations and Total Quality Management for the Road & Bridge Division. Directs responsive maintenance and in-house construction activities in county, including the selection and distribution of resources and the supervision of assigned personnel. Ensure processes are instituted that maximizes customer service delivery and division resource utilization. Provides for timely response and resolution to complaints and concerns from the general public, county administration and other county departments. Track and provide feedback to customer initiated Service Requests. Determine how customers? expectations will change over time and develops and implements strategic plans for the organization to meet these changing expectations. Oversees the development of a Quality Management System for the Road & Bridge Division. Responsible for supporting the development, maintenance and mentoring of a customer-focused culture within the organization. Establish annual programmatic performance based budget and targets. Report actual progress versus budget on a periodic basis to Public Works management. Prepares and administers the annual Road and Bridge Division budget. Manages the inspection of road and bridge projects for compliance with engineered plans, specifications, quality standards, county ordinances, and regulatory permits. Utilizes the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to design and implement measures for work standardization procedures. Define, monitor and utilize metrics relating to efficient operations, engaged workforce, stewardship of physical assets, continuous innovation and improvement and effective communications. Reports to the Public Works Director the status of County roadway, ROW vegetation, bridge, and drainage maintenance concerns. Oversees coordination of maintenance activities with other service groups and with other state and local agencies. Conducts studies and develops new methods for improving County road, ROW vegetation, bridge, and drainage maintenance activities. Manages the Road and Bridge Safety Program. Trains, assigns, directs, supervises, evaluates and disciplines personnel. Assists with roadway-related litigation issues. Make presentations to the general public, other County departments and the Board of County Commissioners. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of management methods, techniques and Total Quality Management principles. Knowledge of road and bridge construction and maintenance principles, practices, materials and equipment. Knowledge of laws and ordinances affecting public works operations. Knowledge of budgetary principles and practices. Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. 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 a course of study related to the occupational field. An advanced degree and additional State Certifications/Licenses affiliated to the occupational field are preferred. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require eight to ten years of related 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
Pay Grade: 24
Pay Range: $71,347.30
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru September 29, 2016