Employment Opportunities

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As of Wednesday, June 29, 2016, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER - COMMUNICATIONS

St. Johns County seeks a Communications Officer/9-1-1 Dispatcher to participate in departmental communications operations, including responding to emergency calls for service. Answers all incoming calls for Fire Rescue Communications, including 911 calls; receives and processes emergency and non-emergency calls; ensures compliance with standard operating procedures and county policy. Dispatches fire and medical apparatus, including marine rescue units. Operates Computer Aided Dispatch to log events and records time and information. Monitors and assists field units during on-scene activities; accounts for apparatus. Monitors law enforcement, fire, animal control, and other radio communications channels. Assists the general public by providing information, available resources, or referrals to other agencies; assists the general public and other agencies during inclement weather, hurricanes and other disasters. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of emergency telephone and radio communications procedures. Knowledge of the operation of telephone, radio and CAD systems. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Knowledge of county streets and geography. Knowledge of fire and law enforcement terminology. Must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the response to emergency situations. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports. 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 FCIC/NCIC certification. May be hired at Pay Grade 11 with ?Trainee? designation until certified by Florida or National Crime Information Centers. Must obtain certification within six months of employment. 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: $32,375.30
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


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 Currently Accepted


ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SPEC - ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

St. Johns County seeks an Economic Development Specialist to perform a variety of professional economic development duties including developing marketing presentations and materials, maintaining a County business demographic database, and related reports. Provides direct administrative support to the Economic Development Director and St. Johns County Industrial Development Authority (IDA). This may include but is not limited to scheduling, agenda packets, task orders, contracts, attending meetings, drafting correspondence, developing presentations and reports. Supports the provision of information and referral services regarding economic development, including but not limited to general and technical inquiries from potential and existing County businesses as well as other County departments, relevant statistical information exchange with community partners, and a current and vital web presence. Coordinates the administrative function of the department (may include but is not limited to accounts payable/receivable and budget preparation, and department goal setting and policy development). Coordinates and oversees support for countywide database systems, including but not limited to conducting independent research and analysis, maintaining demographic and economic statistical reports, and other longitudinal studies pertaining to economic development trends. Assists in developing and implementing economic development materials, graphic presentations and marketing strategies, events, and industry trade shows. This includes but is not limited to producing and hosting, and attending special events and trade shows, developing assessment tools for the current business climate, and other projects as assigned. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of county rules, regulations, procedures, functions, operations, and policies. Knowledge, skill and proficiency in verbal communication, in-depth reporting, and written presentations. Knowledge of marketing and event planning. Knowledge of public sector database management. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs, to include graphic design. Must be skilled in establishing cooperative and productive working relationships, interpersonal relations. Skilled and proficient in customer service practices. Skilled in setting priorities for completing projects. Skilled in the analysis of problems and interpretation and the development and implementation of solutions. Ability to collect, analyze, and interpret information in order to formulate conclusions and recommendations. Ability to prepare clear and accurate reports, presentations, and other professional documents. Ability to operate computers and other standard office equipment. Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. Public Administration or Business Administration, preferred. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the breadth and scope of assigned projects, generally associated with a minimum of two years experience in marketing, public relations, economic development, planning 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


COUNTY TRAFFIC ENGINEER - TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION

St. Johns County Traffic & Transportation seeks a County Traffic Engineer to manage all aspects related to County Traffic Operations, including traffic studies, design, capital improvements, maintenance, traffic control facilities including the ITS signal system, the Traffic Calming Program and overseeing the operations of the sign shop. The position will also include developing and managing the Alternative Transportation program for pedestrian, bicycle and other alternate modes of transportation. Directs the work of technical staff involved in the installation and maintenance of traffic control devices. Manages the response to traffic complaints to resolve the issue. Establishes and supervises traffic data collection efforts for transportation studies and reports pertaining to the implementation of traffic control devices; condition diagrams, and accident history to recommend appropriate geometric, roadside, or traffic control devices; prepares and submits traffic study reports to the County Engineer. Responds to citizen and inter-agency inquiries regarding traffic regulations, traffic control device standards, and requests for installations of traffic control devices. Develops professional scope of services for transportation studies, annual maintenance contracts, County grants, and capital highway safety projects including but not limited to highway safety, bicycles, pedestrians and multimodal. Writes requests and reviews proposals for consultant contracts. Prepares and supervises the review of bid proposals, bid addenda, and construction documents for traffic improvements. Administers application of Special Use permits for events involving the use of County roadways for special events. Reviews proposed roadway and intersection improvement plans prepared by others to ensure conformity with uniform traffic control standards and regulations; reviews traffic operational warrants. Reviews traffic studies associated with traffic enforcement agreements; confers with consultants and makes recommendations to the County Engineer. Assists with the annual preparation of departmental operating budgets. Prepares maintenance of traffic plans for County projects involving road closures, lane closures, and detour routes. Provides expert witness testimony on behalf of the county as required. Provides technical assistance to the Growth Management Department. Completes annual employee evaluations. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of management principles and practices. Knowledge of traffic management principles and practices. Knowledge of engineering theory, principles and practices. Knowledge of construction practices, principles, and regulations. Knowledge of permitting agency rules and regulations. 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. 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 be 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 a minimum of five years? experience or service. Certification as a Professional Engineer in the State of Florida required. 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 commensurate with experience; minimum of $71,347.30 to $89,955.33.
Pay Grade: 24
Pay Range: $71,347.30
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


ELECTRICIAN III - SHERIFF COMPLEX MAINTENANCE

St. Johns County Sheriffs Complex Maintenance Division seeks an Electrician III to be responsible for the installation, repair, and maintenance of a variety of high and low voltage electrical systems. Maintains interior and exterior lighting in county buildings and parking lots. Maintains sports lighting. Maintains internet-based lighting controls. Repairs elevated lights with the use of a high lifts and ladders. Maintains roadway and bridge lighting; establishes safe work zones. Repairs and maintains electrical utility services. Repairs and maintains generators. Purchases supplies and materials. Maintains tools and equipment. Responds to after-hours service requests. 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 the tools and equipment used in the installation, repair and maintenance of electrical systems. Performs other maintenance related duties as assigned. 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. Valid State of Florida or St. Johns County Class I Master Electrician License is required for Electrician III designation. Candidates with possession of a valid State of Florida or St. Johns County Electric Journeymans License will be considered at the designation of Electrician II and will be placed at a Pay Grade 14. Selected candidate must pass a background check by the St. Johns County Sheriffs Office. Must be comfortable working in a Criminal Justice Facility. 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: 16
Pay Range: $39,446.16
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


LIBRARY ASSISTANT II P/T - LIBRARY SERVICES

St. Johns County Library Services seeks a Part Time Library Assistant II for the Anastasia Branch Library. This position will work with children's and youth programs; prior experience working with children and youth programming preferred. This position is responsible for assisting with library circulation, reference, program, youth and children service areas and other functions as assigned. Provides reader?s advisory, reference and general information to patrons; provides 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. Assists in maintenance of the Library?s collections: sorting donated materials; processing new acquisitions; the assessment and repair of damaged items; accurately shelving circulated and in-house materials; and emptying the book drop. Collects and compiles statistics. Follows cash management procedures. Assists in the development of children or adult programming. Assists in developing publicity materials, including handouts and bulletin board displays. Assists in the training of staff and volunteers. Acts as liaison to outside organizations as needed to exchange general information about Library programs. 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 the ability to maintain a positive customer focused 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 three years of experience in a library setting with at least one year as a library assistant. College education may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis. 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 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 opportunity employer. All employment actions are taken without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, sex, marital status, age, disability, or genetics. $14.10 per hour / 20 hours per week
Pay Grade:
Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


VETERANS SERVICE OFFICER - VETERANS SERVICE

St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners office seeks a Veterans Service Officer to direct the operations of the Veterans Service Office. Prepares, monitors and administers the department budget. Hires, trains, assigns, directs, supervises, evaluates and disciplines personnel. Develops and maintains community relationships in support of veterans? benefits and services. Acts as liaison with other local, state, and federal service agencies to meet the needs of clients, to include: reimbursements, healthcare, housing, indigent care and other social services. Researches and develops benefit options, claim validation for veterans, their widows and dependents. Assists clients with formulating and submitting appeals. Researches, reviews, develops various departmental reports and analyses. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of Veterans Administration programs, policies and procedures. Knowledge of departmental and county policies and procedures and related federal, state, and local guidelines. Knowledge of budget development and management principles. Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in navigating multiple agencies to provide customer assistance and problem resolution. 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 preparing and administering budgets. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of a two-year degree from an accredited institution in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education, pursuant to Florida Statutes 292.11. In lieu of training, sufficient experience to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with at least four years of experience or service, pursuant to Florida Statutes 292.11. Must be a veteran or surviving spouse as defined by Florida Statutes 292.11. Must be state certified Veterans Services Officer within one year 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.
Pay Grade: 20
Pay Range: $48,061.32
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted