Employment Opportunities

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As of Sunday, March 26, 2017, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

PLANS EXAMINER - BUILDING

St. Johns County Building Services seeks a licensed Plans Examiner to be responsible for the examination and review of construction documents to ensure compliance with relevant codes, ordinances and standards. Reviews submitted construction documents for compliance with codes, standards, and regulations. Responds to permit applicants' requests for information and clarification of plan review comments. Answers questions regarding requirements relating to codes, standards and regulations. Researches complaints and issues related to building construction. Performs field inspections when required. Completes required continuing education. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of building, mechanical, plumbing, fuel gas, energy, accessibility, and other applicable codes. Attends pre-construction meetings to provide guidance to permit applicants. Reviews coastal construction projects for compliance with relevant zoning ordinances. Reviews elevation certificates. Reviews all permit applications to determine susceptibility to flooding and ensure compliance with relevant flood zone requirements. Performs field inspections and plan reviews on abandoned homes and commercial projects for re-permitting. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Must have knowledge of building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fuel gas, energy, and accessibility codes. Knowledge of building construction practices and terminology. Knowledge of the construction plan review process. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in reading, interpreting, applying and enforcing code and construction document requirements. Skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports. Skilled in oral and written communication. Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. Must have sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/ internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. Must possess valid State of Florida Standard Plans Examiner License or ability to obtain examination eligibility through the Department of Business and Professional Regulation and successfully obtain licensure within a six month period. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license and any other endorsements necessary to legally operate vehicles used while assigned to this position. Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills in order to serve others. Must be able to comprehend, speak and write the English language. Must be able to operate a computer. St. Johns County is a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. All employment actions are taken without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, sex, marital status, age, disability, or genetics.
Pay Grade: 19
Pay Range: $46,568.88
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


SERVER ADMINISTRATOR - MGMT INFORMATION SERVICES

St. Johns Countys Information Services Department seeks a Server Administrator to provide technical support for the maintenance and operation of the Countys management information systems. Installs operating systems, high end application software, patches and upgrades. Analyzes, troubleshoots, and resolves system hardware, software, and networking issues at the workstation and server levels. Configures, optimizes, and monitors operating systems, applications, and servers. Performs system back-ups and recovery. Conducts server/system builds. Maintains and updates equipment documentation. Troubleshoots and repairs computers, scanners, printers, and other peripheral equipment. Installs and supports software applications, including operating systems, in-house applications, and third party applications. 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. 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. 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: 21
Pay Range: $54,005.61
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


BRANCH MANAGER - LIBRARY SERVICES

St. Johns County Library Services seeks a Branch Manager to be responsible for managing the operations of the Anastasia Island branch Library. Oversees the daily operations, trains, assigns, schedules, directs, supervises, evaluates and disciplines staff; manages building and grounds maintenance. Assists the public with informational and circulation needs. Resolves patron and personnel issues. Maintains an awareness of library trends and issues; reads professional and related literature; attends workshops, seminars and conferences; maintains professional affiliations. Develops, updates, and implements branch policies and procedures. Coordinates the collection and compilation of statistics; prepares monthly and other reports. Recommends budgets to maintain or change service levels or to implement capital improvements. Serves as liaison to the Friends of the Library support group and to other community and business organizations. Responsible for overseeing branch collections. Supervises the development and implementation of adult and youth programming. Directs public relations and publicity operations for the library branch. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of current and emerging trends and practices in library management, services and development. Knowledge of current and emerging library technologies. Knowledge of library operations and services. 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 reports. Skilled in using Microsoft Office Suite. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must possess a Master?s degree in Library Science from an accredited university or college and two years of professional level, paid and progressively responsible library or equivalent experience, or one year as an Assistant Branch Manager. Must have extensive knowledge of professional library principles, methods, practices and materials as they apply to public service work. Must have one to three years of supervisory experience. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited university. 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 of 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 excellent 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: $48,926.42
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru April 7, 2017


CUSTODIAN - JUDICIAL CENTER

St. Johns County Building Operations seeks a Custodian for the night shift position (4:00 PM to 12:00 AM) to perform custodial maintenance of county buildings. Cleans bathrooms and restocks supplies. Empties trash and recyclable materials. Picks up trash in parking lot. Makes minor maintenance repairs. Reports maintenance needs to appropriate personnel. Unloads and inventories cleaning supplies. Sweeps, vacuums and mops floors. Dusts furniture, blinds and other surfaces. Cleans windows. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of the tools, equipment and methodology of building custodial maintenance. Knowledge of department policies and procedures. Skilled in the use of assigned tools. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality while working in secure facilities. Must have the ability to read, write and perform basic mathematical calculations. No experience requirements. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license and any other endorsements necessary to legally operate vehicles used while assigned to this position. Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills in order to serve others. Must be able to comprehend, speak and write the English language. Must be able to operate a computer. St. Johns County is a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. All employment actions are taken without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, sex, marital status, age, disability, or genetics.
Pay Grade: 6
Pay Range: $24,506.16
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


HVAC TECH III - SHERIFF COMPLEX MAINTENANCE

St. Johns County Sheriff Complex Maintenance seeks an HVAC Tech III. This position is responsible for the installation, repair, and maintenance of HVAC systems in county buildings and facilities. Installs, maintains and repairs HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems. Designs HVAC systems; installs new equipment and modifies duct work as needed. Assists contractors with new construction. Repairs electronic gates and doors. Purchases parts and supplies. Maintains assigned tools, vehicles and equipment. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of HVAC system installation, repair and maintenance. Knowledge of relevant construction codes. Knowledge of the tools and equipment used in the installation, repair and maintenance of HVAC systems. Knowledge of department policies and procedures. Must be skilled in diagnostic troubleshooting. Skilled in the operation of job-related tools, vehicles and equipment. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education. Must have sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/ internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. Must have possession of a valid State of Florida or St. Johns County Class I Master Mechanical License and a Universal Refrigerant Reclaim Certificate from an EPA certified agency. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver?s license and any other endorsements necessary to legally operate vehicles used while assigned to this position. Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills in order to serve others. Must be able to comprehend, speak and write the English language. Must be able to operate a computer. 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: $40,156.19
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


DISTR SYS OPS - TRAINEE - WTR/SWR TRAN & DIST LINES PV

St. Johns County Utility Department seeks a Distribution Systems Operator Trainee to assist in the installation, maintenance and repair of transmission, distribution and collection systems. Excavates and trenches in order to make taps and repairs. Assists in the installation of water and sewer service connections. Repairs broken water and sewer lines. Operates vacuum truck to remove grease and grit from manholes. Assists with correctly identifying utility locates. TV inspection of sewer lines. Operates and maintains assigned equipment. Performs general janitorial and yard duties at maintenance facility. Responds to after-hours work requests and emergencies on a rotational on-call basis, as needed. Maintains a full time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of water or wastewater treatment and distribution system maintenance and operations principles. Knowledge of state and federal water quality standards. Knowledge of computers and job related software. Must be skilled in the operation of a variety of vehicles, wellpoint machine, cut-off saw, mower, mud hog pump, closed circuit television inspection equipment, various hand tools, and landscaping equipment. 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 experience sufficient to perform the major duties of this position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for less than one year, preferred. A candidate NOT in possession of a valid Florida Class "A" CDL Driver License with "N" (tanker) endorsement will be placed at a pay grade 10 for a period not to exceed six months or until receipt of a valid Florida Class ?A? CDL Drivers License with ?N? (tanker) Endorsement. A candidate in possession of a valid Florida Class ?A? CDL Driver License with ?N? (tanker) Endorsement will be placed at a pay grade 12. 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: 10
Pay Range: $29,858.38
Deadline: Applications Accepted Thru March 30, 2017


CHIEF ENGINEER - PROJECT ADMINISTRATION

St. Johns County Public Works seeks a Chief Engineer to be responsible for managing all aspects of planning for Public Works. This includes Transportation Planning, Traffic Planning, Alternative Transportation Planning, the Stormwater Master Plan and Capital Improvements Planning. The position is the key Public Works Department liaison with Growth Development, Transit, the TPO and any other Department or Agency. Integrates Countywide Transportation Master Plan with the County?s Capital Improvements Program. Acts as key Public Works Department liaison supporting the development of roadway priorities by the county?s Transportation Development Division. Coordinates with outside agencies regarding transportation issues; maintain effective public relations with other government bodies and the general public. Maintains and provides engineering standards, work procedures, expertise and guidance to all Public Works Divisions in the areas of Road & Bridge, Asset Management, Traffic O&M, Stormwater, beach maintenance and the Capital Improvements Program. Develops Traffic Planning and Alternative Transportation Programs that dovetail with overall Countywide Transportation goals & objectives. Coordinates public outreach and input regarding Bicycle & Other Pedestrian Transportation initiatives and programs. Manages development and implementation of the Stormwater Master Plan. Develops process for periodic updates and integration with other Public Works Programs (Pavement Management). Manages the Water Quality Program projects, Basin Management Action Plan (BMAP), TMDL criteria and other water quality related projects. Meets with other county personnel and local, state, and federal agencies associated with public and private development. Prepares and supervises the preparation of contracts, interlocal agreements and other legal documents as necessary. Maintains the Engineering library and infrastructure records. Responds to public or other inquiries relative to engineering procedures on specific projects and other information. Evaluates issues and options regarding Public Works and make recommendations. Provides expert witness testimony on behalf of the county. Makes project 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 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 applicable Florida statutes. 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. 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 of experiences as a Professional Engineer. Certification as a Professional Engineer in the State of Florida as specified by F.S. 336. 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 23: Minimum salary $65,800.60 - maximum $100,123.39.
Pay Grade: 23
Pay Range: $65,800.60
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted