Employment Opportunities

As of Monday, November 24, 2014, 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. 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: $45,025.06
Deadline: Posted Until Filled


LIBRARY ASSISTANT I P/T - LIBRARY SERVICES

St. Johns County Bartram Trail Library seeks a part time Library Assistant I to perform a variety of clerical and technical duties relating to the operation of specialized areas of a public library. To assist the public in person, by telephone, or via electronic means with circulation or general directional and reference queries. Perform routine automated library circulation functions including those related to check-in and check-out of materials, patron registration, fines, holds, etc. Empty book drop; shelve library materials; shelf read library collections. Collect and compile statistics. May substitute on bookmobile, at branches, or in other library departments as needed to maintain effective service. High school diploma or equivalent required. Must have one (1) year experience working in a library setting. College education may be substituted for year of experience. Must be able to comprehend, speak, and write the English language. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver license. Must possess knowledge of general office equipment, especially 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 $13.21.
Pay Grade: N/A
Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru 11/30/2014


CASE SPECIALIST - SOCIAL SERVICES

St. Johns County Health and Human Services seeks a Case Specialist to perform specialized duties in reviewing, processing and maintaining client cases. Screens applications for the Primary Care Clinic Card. Determines eligibility for the county medical assistance program. Screens applications for assistance with prescription, rent, utility, cremation and burial expenses. Processes and determines eligibility for solid waste exemptions. Refers county residents to external service providers as appropriate. Assists with food distribution to eligible residents. Enters application data and financial applications to computerized database. Sets up new files; completes Social Services workups; updates client information. Maintains required reports. Maintains a full-time presence on the job and performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of department and program policies and procedures. Knowledge of community health and human services resources. 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 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: 14
Pay Range: $35,173.50
Deadline: Posted Until Filled


APPLICATION REVIEW TECH - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County Growth Management Services seeks an Application Review Technician to perform technical duties in support of the Development Permit process. Answers telephone and greets visitors; provides information about Land Development Regulations. Receives and processes (including scanning documents) Growth Management applications, reviews fee payments, including Impact Fee Assessments, and ensures completed payments prior to acceptance and release of plans. Routes and reviews commercial and residential Clearance Sheet site plans to ensure compliance with permitting requirements. Receives and reviews request for occupational licenses. Provides information on flood zones and FEMA requirements to homeowners, insurance agents, mortgage companies and other county personnel. Receives and processes right of way permits. Assists in resolving application problems related to due dates, comments, time constraints and inaccurate or incomplete applications. Prepares files for meetings of the Development Review Committee, Planning and Zoning Agency, Ponte Vedra Zoning and Adjustment Board, and the Board of County Commissioners. Creates and distributes Letters of Substantial Approval. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of the application review process including local, state, and federal regulations, statutes, and laws. Knowledge of modern office principles and practices. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in the provision of customer services. Skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education. Must have sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/ internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver?s license and any other endorsements necessary to legally operate vehicles used while assigned to this position. Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills in order to serve others. Must be able to comprehend, speak and write the English language 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: 12
Pay Range: $31,865.46
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru 11/30/2014


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. 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: $38,824.96
Deadline: Posted Until Filled


NETWORK ENGINEER - MGMT INFORMATION SERVICES

St. Johns Countys Information Services Department seeks a Network Engineer to manage the development, operation, maintenance, repair and upgrade of the county?s information technology networks. Provides project management services and oversights for Network Services group projects; oversees,designs, implements, and manages network integration and installation projects; assists in assigning and leading work; provides guidance with regard to expertise, timeliness, and completion of project objectives; addresses performance issues within prescribed guidelines. Oversees network integration, design, and installation projects; assists in assigning and leading work; provides guidance with regard to expertise, timeliness and completion of project objectives; designs and deploys various networks in accordance with specified requirements; installs network facilities. Provides management support for major network outages; maintains and troubleshoots network hardware and systems for internal and external customers; investigates and resolves network and hardware matters of significance; researches, analyzes, isolates and resolves issues errors; answers technical questions; recommends and implements approved courses of action. Provides security firewall design, implementation, support, administration and management. Develops departmental technical standards, policies, and procedures. Identifies, evaluates, tests and documents new products and provides network problem resolution to create and maintain optimal network solutions that align with new business requirements. Provides regular progress updates. Performs capacity planning and management of all networking related efforts; monitors and manages network devices. Provides documentation of network architecture. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of management methods and techniques. Knowledge of current information technology trends and solutions. Knowledge of network design, operation, and 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 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 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. 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: $57,635.88
Deadline: Posted Until Filled


GIS TECHNICIAN - UTILITIES

St. Johns County Utility Department seeks a GIS Technician to perform technical duties in support of the department Geographic Information System functions. Researches deeds and legal descriptions to complete easement conversions; notes discrepancies in ownership data and makes corrections. Assists with spatial coordination for the Construction and Planned Development database. Assists with data conversion, cataloging, and quality control of utility asset data layers. Conducts field exercises utilizing GPS equipment to pinpoint coordinates and measurements for various utility assets; performs post-processing and downloading of GPS data; assembles data for mapping and analysis; completes data editing and organizes data to ensure compatibility with utility database. Interprets and performs basic spatial analysis on data and GIS data layers to produce maps, reports and other products. Maintains various access databases. Provides computer and GIS instruction and support to department personnel. Troubleshoots, implements, and trains employees in the use of GIS and GPS equipment and software. Coordinates work orders. Maintains office and equipment supply inventory. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of Geographic Information System hardware, software and peripherals. Knowledge of Global Positioning System hardware, software and field techniques. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Knowledge of department policies and procedures. Must be skulled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise maps and reports. Skilled in the provision of user support services and skilled in oral and written communication. 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 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: 14
Pay Range: $35,173.50
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru 11/27/2014