Employment Opportunities

As of Tuesday, August 04, 2015, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

ASST COUNTY ATTORNEY - COUNTY ATTORNEY

St. Johns County Attorney's office seeks an Assistant County Attorney to provide professional legal work of a challenging and responsible nature for St. Johns County. Assigned work is performed with limited independence within the framework of established policies and requiring considerable responsibility, initiative and judgment. The attorney?s primary practice area will relate to litigation practices and procedures, preparing certain cases for trial, serve as trial and appellate lawyer for the County before County, State, and Federal Courts and administrative agencies when authorized by the County Attorney. Assist outside counsel in trial preparation, trials, appeals, and administrative proceedings. Represent the County in Writs of Certiorari claims. The position will also involve work on a variety of other local government-related issues, as well as advise County Boards and staff on legal issues as assigned by the County Attorney. Minimum Qualification Requirements: Graduation from an accredited law school and a minimum of three (3) years experience as a practicing attorney, a substantial amount of which has been in the practice of local government law. Possession of a Juris Doctorate Degree, and must possess a valid license to practice law in the State of Florida. Experience, interests, and skills in local governmental law, in the handling of litigation, and in matters pertaining to the duties of an attorney for a local governmental agency are desired. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver license. Demonstrated ability to perform effectively in a team environment. Knowledge of Federal, State, and County laws on a general basis. Specific knowledge of laws relating to County rights and privileges. Ability to coordinate with and instruct other departments concerning legal opinions and policy. Ability to meet deadlines, manage priorities and work with challenging and time sensitive situations. 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: $77,513.85 - $80,000/yr.
Pay Grade: 25
Pay Range: $77,513.85
Deadline: Posted Until Filled


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: $38,824.96
Deadline: Posted Until Filled


PLUMBER III - FACILITIES MAINTENANCE

The St. Johns County Facilities Maintenance seeks a Plumber III to be responsible for the installation, repair, and maintenance of plumbing systems in county buildings and facilities. Installs and repairs faucets, valves, water fountains, bathroom fixtures, hot water heaters, and pumps. Installs and repairs piping systems. Installs and repairs backflow systems. Installs and repairs lift stations. Evaluates and repairs slab leaks. Installs water services. Operates a sewer machine to clean drain lines. Coordinates activities with contractors. Installs and repairs irrigation systems. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of plumbing system installation, repair and maintenance. Knowledge of relevant construction codes. Knowledge of the tools and equipment used in the installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing 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 having had a similar position for one to two years. Must have possession of valid State of Florida or St. Johns County Class I Master Plumber 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: 16
Pay Range: $38,824.96
Deadline: Posted Until Filled


TELECOMM SUPPORT TECH - MGMT INFORMATION SERVICES

St. Johns County Management Information Services seeks a Telecommunications Support Technician to provide technical support for the development, maintenance and operation of the county?s management telecommunications systems. Maintains and supports the county?s voice over IP system across multiple departments and elected officials. Manages and monitors the operations of telecommunications system servers. Responds to requests from various departments, staff and co-workers for assistance in set-up, configuration, and support of the telecommunications system. Plans, schedules and performs all software and hardware installations, configurations, updates, modifications and repairs. Designs, sets up, deploys and maintains voice menu systems across various departments. Implements and configures routers, switches, and gateways related to the telecommunications system. Provides detailed call accounting reports and records. Works with outside vendors to resolve problems. Assists in the planning, design, setup, monitoring, repair and updating of the county LAN/WAN network system and devices with the network engineer. Creates and maintains VPN user accounts. Responds to requests for wireless network access. Installs network cables. Responds to after-hours emergencies. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of current information technology trends and solutions primarily in telecommunications. 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 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 year?s 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: 19
Pay Range: $45,025.06
Deadline: Posted Until Filled