Employment Opportunities

As of Sunday, April 19, 2015, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

TRANSPORT DRIVER/ON CALL - AMPHITHEATRE

St. Johns County Amphitheatre seeks a Transport Driver/On Call to transport patrons by bus from designated parking areas to events and maintain cleanliness of the Bus. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent certification. Must possess a CDL class ?C? driver?s license with passenger endorsement. Must have a minimum of six (6) months of relevant experience operating a passenger bus. Must have and maintain good interpersonal and communication skills. Must be able to comprehend, speak, and write the English language. All employment actions are taken without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, sex, marital status, age, disability, or genetics. Hourly Rate ~ $11.96.
Pay Grade: N/A
Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Posted Until Filled


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. The Pay Range for this position is $45,025.06 to $49,527.56.
Pay Grade: 19
Pay Range: $45,025.06
Deadline: Posted Until Filled


DISTR SYS OPERATOR III - TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION

St. Johns County Utility Department seeks a Distribution Systems Operator III. This position is responsible for assisting in the installation, maintenance and repair of transmission, distribution and collection systems. Excavating and trenching for making taps and repairs. Assist in the installation of water and sewer service connections. Repair broken water and sewer lines. Vacuum grease and grit from manholes. Assist with utility locates. TV inspection of sewer lines. Maintain equipment. Perform general janitorial and yard duties at maintenance facility. Placement on rotational on-call list to perform after hours work as needed. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent certification. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Class ?A? CDL Driver License with ?N? (tanker) Endorsement or obtain within six (6) months from date of hire. Must possess State of Florida Distribution Systems Operator Level III Certification or obtain within 2 years from date of hire. Must have the ability to operate wellpoint machine, cut-off saw, mower, mug hog pump, pipe and hand wrenches, shovel, rake and various hand tools. 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: 10
Pay Range: $28,868.53
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru 4/23/2015


LIBRARY ASSISTANT I P/T - LIBRARY SERVICES

St. Johns County Library Services seeks a part time Library Assistant I for the Hastings Branch Library 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 4/23/2015


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: $23,693.75
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru 4/23/2015


LD UTILITY MAINT TECH - LIFT STATIONS & LINES

St. Johns County Utility Department seeks a Lead Utility Maintenance Technician. This position is responsible for participating in preventative maintenance on pump stations, water and wastewater facilities, wells and step tanks. Installs, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs electrical systems at treatment plants and lift stations. Maintains, troubleshoots and repairs pumps and mechanical equipment at plants and lift stations. Maintains assigned vehicles and equipment. Responds to after-hours emergencies. Completes work orders. Directs the activities of assigned personnel; enforces safe work practices; prioritizes work. Assists in the repair of broken water and sewer lines. Operates pump truck, crane truck, and vacuum truck. Orders necessary parts and supplies. Maintains pump station grounds. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of electrical repair and maintenance principles. Knowledge of mechanical repair and maintenance principles. Knowledge of plumbing system repair and maintenance principles. Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. Knowledge of county purchasing policies and procedures. 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 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 possession of a voluntary class ?B? collections certification by FWPCOA or other recognizable association or a state license in a related field. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with three to five 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. 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 04/23/2015


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 Range $57,635.88 to $72,667.84.
Pay Grade: 22
Pay Range: $57,635.88
Deadline: Posted Until Filled


UTILITY MAINTENANCE TECH - LIFT STATIONS & LINES

St. Johns County Utility Department seeks a Utility Maintenance Technician to assist in preventative maintenance of pump stations, water and wastewater facilities, wells and step tanks. Assists in the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of electrical systems at treatment plants and lift stations. Assists in installing, maintaining and repairing pumps and mechanical equipment at plants and lift stations. Maintains assigned vehicles and equipment. Responds to after-hours emergencies. Completes work orders. Assists in the repair of broken water and sewer lines. Operates pump truck, crane truck, and vacuum truck. Assists in maintaining pump station grounds. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of electrical repair and maintenance principles. Knowledge of mechanical repair and maintenance principles. Knowledge of plumbing system repair and maintenance principles. Must be skilled in the operation of assigned tools and equipment. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must possess 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 obtain class ?C? collections certification by FWPCOA within two (2) years of employment. 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 three years. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida class B ?CDL? driver?s license with ?N? (tanker) endorsement within six (6) months of employment. 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: $28,868.53
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru 04/23/2015


WWT PLANT OPERATOR I - SEWER TREATMENT & DISPOSAL

St. Johns County Utility Department seeks a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I ?C? or above, to conduct analytical tests on different stages of treated and untreated wastewater and log readings. Maintains reports on all changes in plant process control. Implements recommendations and evaluations pertaining to chemical feed systems and hydraulic loading. Checks pumps and motors for proper operation throughout system. Maintains buildings and ground maintenance. Cleans and maintains machinery and equipment. Drains and cleans filters, clarifiers, settling tanks and aerators. Monitors chemical feed systems. Full time presence on the job. Shift coverage will be required. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent certification. Must possess a State of Florida class ?C? or above, certification in wastewater treatment. Must have a minimum of one (1) year experience required in wastewater treatment plant operation and maintenance. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver?s license issued by the State of Florida for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. Must have the ability to conduct chemical testing associated with wastewater treatment. Must have the ability to operate flow meter, sump pumps, pump washer, chemical pumps, sand blaster, grinder, and related machinery. Must maintain excellent interpersonal and communication skills to deal with public. Must be able to comprehend, speak, and write the English language. Starting annual salary for Operator I ?C? is $33,478.64 (Operator II ?B? $35,173.50, Operator III ?A? $36,954.16) with shift differentials for 2nd and 3rd shifts. An Operator Trainee may be considered at the starting annual salary of $31,865.46 if a qualified applicant for the Utility Operator I ?C? or above position is not identified. St. Johns County is a drug free workplace and an equal employment opportunity employer and considers applications for all positions without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, disability or genetics.
Pay Grade: 13
Pay Range: $33,478.64
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru 4/23/2015