Employment Opportunities

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As of Friday, July 28, 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


PLANNER - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County seeks a Planner to provide professional planning support for the Countys planning operations that may include current and long range planning activities. The Major Duties are to research, prepare and present staff reports for public hearings and review boards. Reviews development applications for compliance with codes and ordinances; provides guidance and input concerning code compliance. Reviews clearance sheets for compliance with codes and ordinances. Assists staff, developers, attorneys, and the general public with development questions. Performs site visits, posts notice signs, and performs architectural inspections at designated spots within the county. Attends meetings with community associations. Reviews and renders opinions on planning, land development, and growth management issues, as assigned; provides guidance to elected and appointed officials, county personnel, and members of the general public. Reviews project applications, including but not limited to, Special Use Permits, Variances, Rezonings, Comprehensive Plan amendments and Developments of Regional Impact (DRI) applications . Coordinates information and data gathering among various county departments. Writes various comprehensive plan elements. Schedules and advertises public hearings. May be requested to develop grant applications; write requests for federal agency technical assistance and performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of planning principles and practices, state statutes and county codes and ordinances and computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions, the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports and 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. 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 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. May be hired as Senior Planner commensurate with experience at minimum of $46,568.88. 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: $42,189.11
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


ANIMAL CARE TECH P/T - ANIMAL CONTROL

St. Johns County Animal Control seeks a Part Time Animal Care Technician to perform a variety of work in caring for the animals in the County animal shelter. Cleans and disinfects kennels, feeds and waters animals, administers medications, monitors animals for illness, assists with euthanasia when necessary, inspects facility for maintenance needs, provides facility tours to the general public, provides assistance to the Veterinary Technicians and performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of animal care techniques, knowledge of department policies and procedures, knowledge of disaster planning and execution as it relates to animal care. Must be skilled in the use of animal control equipment, skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions and 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 have possession of appropriate euthanasia certification. 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 be able to comprehend, speak and write the English language. Must be able to operate a computer. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent certification. Previous experience in animal care, control, and handling preferred. Must be familiar with local animal control laws and ordinances. Must be able to work a rotating schedule including mandatory weekends and holidays. Must maintain excellent interpersonal and communication skills to deal with public. 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. This part time position is 28 hours a week at $13.00 per hour.
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Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


Business Technology Services Technician - SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS

St. Johns County Supervisor of Elections Office seeks a Business Technology Services Technician to provide technical services supporting the operation of the Elections Office which includes the Geographical Information System (GIS), office computer technology, elections related software, voting equipment and other related hardware. Main Duties and Responsibilities: Ability to add, remove or modify street segments, as needed, in the GIS system; this requires maintaining accuracy when working with legal descriptions, zoning, surveys and shape files provided by county GIS department. Receive and respond to special requests for GIS information from SOE Staff; prepare and/or submit reports of work activities; initiate problem resolution, when needed. Provide primary and secondary support for office computer technology which includes file servers, both virtual and physical, storage devices which includes SAN and/or NAS office workstations, switches, routers/firewalls, printers, barcode and document scanners. Ability to perform typical maintenance of the computer system and office equipment such as backing up, updating, anti-virus and troubleshooting. Ability to support applications such as Word, Access, Excel, Outlook, etc.; working knowledge of Windows 7 and Windows 10, Server 2012, patch management, and other peripheral software, as required. Maintains a working knowledge of the Election Laws of the State of Florida, as well as a working knowledge of the voting system and voter registration system used in St. Johns County. Ability to accurately and proficiently assist voters by phone or in person. Assists in coordinating and monitoring Voting Equipment Center activities; participates in the resolution of difficult computer-related problems. Performs records management and data entry activities. Assists in preparing analytical and research reports, budgets, summaries, and recommendations. Assists with updating and maintaining the public website. Maintains adequate ballot-on-demand printers, electronic poll books and other electronic election equipment. Assists with voter education activities, as required. Maintains working knowledge of inventory control and records management procedures. Perform other related duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills and Ability: Excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem solving skills required for working with the public in a responsive, courteous, and professional manner. Developed and mature teamwork skills ? able to interact respectfully and effectively with co-workers. Commitment to continuous learning. Must possess excellent organizational skills. Ability to analyze technical and administrative problems and make appropriate recommendations which are clear and concise and be able to implement those recommendations, when required. Ability to perform in an environment of constant change; ability to perform in a flexible work environment. Work extended hours, including Saturdays, Sundays, holidays and evenings with minimal or no notice. Must be a registered voter in Florida. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver?s license. Education: A minimum of a Bachelor?s Degree in Geographical Information Systems or 5 years working knowledge with TIGER, city, and district boundary line data. Knowledge of Pitney Bowes MapInfo Product a plus. In addition, applicant must possess 5 plus years hands-on knowledge of VMWare, Windows Servers, and Workstations functioning in a Microsoft Active Directory environment with emphasis on Windows Server 2012 and Windows 7/10. Trouble shooting workstation hardware and software issues, permission related issues, and other related technical issues as needed. SJC Supervisor of Elections 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. This Position is being advertised for the St. Johns County Supervisor of Elections Office. The SOE Salary Range: $45,000 - $60,000. For any information regarding this position, please contact the Supervisor of Elections Office at 904-823-2238.
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Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted