Employment Opportunities

As of Sunday, December 21, 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. 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


BUILDING INSPECTOR I - BUILDING

St. Johns County Building Services seeks a State of Florida licensed Building Inspector to be responsible for participating in the building inspection and plan review process. To provide architects, contractors and owner-builders with technical knowledge of building codes and standards related to the assigned field of expertise. Reviews construction documents for compliance with codes, standards, and regulations. Conducts field inspections at various stages of construction of both residential and commercial construction. Responds to requests for information and clarifications of required corrections. Investigates complaints, issues notices of violations, and issues stop work orders. Verifies contractor?s license and registration. Maintains assigned vehicle and equipment. Must possess valid State of Florida Inspector License. Must have knowledge of building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fuel gas, energy, and accessibility codes. Knowledge of building construction practices and terminology. Knowledge of State of Florida licensing requirements and limitations. 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 and skilled in oral and written communication. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. 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 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. Salary to commensurate with experience; may be hired as Building Inspector II or III. 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 $38,824.96 to $47,141.05 depending on licensure.
Pay Grade: N/A
Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Posted Until Filled


APPLICATIONS ANALYST - LAND MANAGEMENT

St. Johns County Land Management seeks a GIS Applications Analyst to develop and administer Geographic Information System applications. Perform new software application development and implements software upgrades. Follow specifications and instructions for in-house application development and modification from applications manager. Tests and evaluates applications for adherence to specifications. Supports third-party and in?house designed applications for assigned departments; troubleshoots and resolves problems. Collaborates with other developers as needed. Assists in providing support for systems integration. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of vb.NET, JavaScript, Python, HTML and CSS. Knowledge of SQL Server and ArcGIS Server. Knowledge of current information technology trends and solutions. Knowledge of application development 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. 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: 19
Pay Range: $45,025.06
Deadline: Posted Until Filled


GIS SYSTEMS ANALYST - LAND MANAGEMENT

St. Johns County Land Management seeks a GIS Systems Analyst to be responsible for tasks related to Addressing including the maintenance of the GIS addressing layers (road centerlines and address site points), processing road naming/renaming applications and assisting the Public, County staff, and other agencies with various addressing requests, which requires skills in both oral and written communication. Processes and completes mapping work requests from county staff and the general public. Develops and maintains GIS data layers and metadata. Uses GIS software to design digital and hardcopy map products; maintains a library of frequently requested maps. Interprets and performs complex spatial analysis on GIS data layers to produce maps, reports, and other products. Provides training and technical support for end-users. Assists in the development of GIS applications for use by county staff and the general public. Develops scripts to assist in performing assigned duties. Coordinates select projects related to county land needs. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of Geographic Information System hardware and software. Knowledge of trends in GIS technology. Knowledge of data 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. 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: 19
Pay Range: $45,025.06
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 Range $57,635.88 to $72,667.84.
Pay Grade: 22
Pay Range: $57,635.88
Deadline: Posted Until Filled


ELECTRICIAN II - LIFT STATIONS & LINES

St. Johns County seeks an Electrician II to be responsible for the installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical systems as part of the St. Johns County Utility Department. An incumbent in this position may be designated as ?Electrician III and placed at a pay grade 16.? Major Duties performed are innspects, tests, calibrates, installs, maintains, and repairs all electrical equipment and systems as part of Utilities operations, to include water and wastewater treatment plants and lift stations. Consults with mechanics, technicians, plant operations personnel, and outside service providers to coordinate planned installation, repair, and preventive maintenance work. Makes recommendations for repair methods and techniques to correct problems and maintain system stability and cost estimates. Analyzes and develops statistical models to troubleshoot actual and potential problems. Makes recommendations for repair methods and techniques to correct problems and maintain system stability and prepare cost estimates. Maintains computerized records and logs of daily activities; prepares reports, documentation and correspondence as necessary; creates, inputs, and closes work orders into Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). Remains knowledgeable on issues and trends in electrical and electronic equipment. Installs and programs variable frequency drives; performs a variety of highly skilled tasks in the maintenance of 3-phase low and medium voltage up to 4160 volts for industrial electrical equipment. Demonstrates and trains employees in work methods, proper use of tools and equipment, and relevant safety precautions. Reports safety hazards, equipment problems and emergency situations. Operates heavy equipment associated with industrial electrical repair. Responds to routine and emergency services calls after normal working hours. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of basic and advanced electrical theory. Knowledge of the National Electric Code. Knowledge of vehicle and heavy equipment maintenance and operation procedures. Knowledge of the tools and equipment used in the installation, repair and maintenance of electrical systems. Knowledge of department policies and procedures. Must be skilled in diagnostic troubleshooting, interpreting diagrams, schematics and blueprints. 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 three to five years. Must have experience in Utilities or related industrial field preferred. Must have possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid State of Florida or St. Johns County Electric Journeyman?s License required for Electrician II designation. Possession of or the ability to readily obtain a valid State of Florida or St. Johns County Class I Master Electrician License required for Electrician III designation. Must have possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid State of Florida Class B Commercial Driver?s License within six months of hire. 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