Employment Opportunities

As of Thursday, April 24, 2014, 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 ~ $11.80
Pay Grade: N/A
Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Posted Until Filled


BUILDING INSPECTOR I - BUILDING

St. Johns County Building Services seeks a 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 contractors license and registration. Maintains assigned vehicle and equipment. 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. 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 and 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 years experience or service. Must possess valid State of Florida Standard Inspector License. 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. Must be able to operate a computer. Salary to commensurate with experience, may be hired as Building Inspector II or III. Pay range of $38,402 - $46,580. 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: $38,402.54
Deadline: Posted Until Filled


ASST GREENS SUPERINTENDNT - GOLF COURSE MAINTENANCE

The St. Johns County Golf Course seeks an Assistant Greens Superintendent to supervise and participate in the daily maintenance of the golf course property. To apply fertilizers and plant protectants to golf course and waters-in materials as needed. Trains, assigns (in terms of general instructions), supervises, and evaluates personnel. Spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and appropriateness of the final results. Mows greens, tees, roughs and fairways as needed. Operates a tractor, back hoe, top dressers and other turf maintenance equipment. Maintains inventory of parts and supplies. Reads, understands, and keeps current with chemical labels and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) according to local, state and federal regulations. Compiles reports of pesticide usage for the Golf Course Superintendent. Conducts safety training for assigned personnel. Maintains and repairs hydraulic and electric irrigation systems. Makes minor equipment repairs. Runs operations in the absence of the Golf Course Superintendent. Reports golf course conditions to the Golf Course Superintendent. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have working knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of turf management and golf course operations required. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with two to three years of experience or service directly related to golf course maintenance. Must have knowledge of and the ability to play the game of golf and understand how job performance affects the playing conditions of the course. Must have knowledge of golf course maintenance methods and techniques, turf grass management, agronomy, and the rules of golf, knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. Must have knowledge in the safe mechanical operation and calibration of mechanically pressured spray equipment, hand operated spray equipment, hand operated rotary spreaders, hand operated drop spreaders, and utility tractors, knowledge of job-related tools and equipment, computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating the work of personnel, in the analysis of problems and development and implementation of solutions, skilled in oral and written communication and proven leadership capabilities. Must be available to work outside the normal 40-hour work week schedule to support the operations of the golf course. 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. As a minimum must possess a two year Agronomy/Turfgrass Management Degree. Current Florida certification or licensing as a commercial pesticide applicator or the ability to obtain within six (6) months from date of hire. Must have at least two (2) years in the golf course maintenance industry and two years experience in golf course equipment operation and preventative maintenance. 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: $38,402.54
Deadline: Posted Until Filled


ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER - ANIMAL CONTROL

St. Johns County seeks an Animal Control Officer to enforce the county?s animal control ordinance. Maintains animal control equipment, vehicle, and supplies. Performs euthanasia as needed. Assists in the investigation of and resolution of animal control complaints. Enforces ordinances and statutes related to the control of animals. Captures and impounds diseased, injured, stray, trapped, domestic and non-domestic animals. Investigates complaints for animal cruelty and abandonment. Issues warnings and citations. Appears in court for contested citations. Assists in the maintenance of the animal shelter. Participates in the feeding, handling and custodial care of animals. Provides information to citizens and community organizations. Responds to after-hours emergencies as needed. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of the principles and practices of animal control code enforcement, of the principles and practices of animal care, of evacuation planning and execution of prescribed plan as it relates to animal care. Must have knowledge of department policies and procedures. Must be skilled in the operation of animal control equipment, in the capture of domestic and non-domestic animals, in working with the general public. Must be 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 Florida Animal Control Certification and other related certifications as appropriate. 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 work weekends and holidays. Must have the ability to respond to the Pet Center as needed. 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: 12
Pay Range: $31,518.75
Deadline: Posted Until Filled


SENIOR PLANNER - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County seeks a Senior Transportation Planner to provide professional and technical work regarding transportation planning under the supervision of the County Transportation Development Division Manager to administer the Land Development Code, Article XI, Concurrency Management System as adopted by the Board of County Commissioners including application of the Proportionate Fair Share Program to mitigate transportation impacts of proposed developments. Assists the Transportation Development Division with performing Land Development Traffic Assessment analysis, including recommendations to the Planning and Zoning Agency and Board of County Commissioners. Specific emphasis on projection of intersection turning movements, analysis of intersections using Highway Capacity Analysis Software and SYNCHRO/SimTraffic software and evaluation of roadway link specific service volume studies using the latest version of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Quality/Level of Service Handbook. Reviews and provides comments/recommendations on traffic impact studies for Developments of Regional Impact, Proportionate Share Analysis, Comprehensive Plan Amendments, Zoning Applications, Site Plan Applications, and Major Modifications. Prepares and reviews amendments to Land Development Code, Comprehensive Plan and Technical Review Manual. Reviews land development applications through the Development Review process. Maintains the socio-economic data and network database for the St. Johns County portion of the Northeast Florida Regional Planning Model (NERPM) travel demand forecasting model and coordinates with the North Florida Transportation Planning Organization (North Florida TPO) in development of model input data during Long Range Transportation Plan updates. Develops and delivers written and oral presentations and reports for the Board of County Commissioners and the Planning and Zoning Agency, including gathering planning, legal and engineering data and preparing special reports. Conducts independent studies as needed relating to access management and other transportation related activities. Responds to questions and complaints from the public, applicants, and other external or internal parties, related to written or stated policies. Assists the Transportation Development Division Manager with performing various transportation planning activities both for the County and in coordination with the North Florida TPO, FDOT, Northeast Florida Regional Council and other local government agencies. Assists the Transportation Development Division Manager with coordination with the County Engineering Division regarding transportation planning issues. Assists the County Administrator, Growth Management Director and Transportation Development Division Manager as needed. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of transportation planning principles and practices. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs; examples include: HCS, CUBE, ARTPLAN, HIGHPLAN, and SYNCHRO. Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, statutes, and regulations pertaining to growth management. 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. Ability to work independently, possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to deal with the general public. Ability to assist in making effective public presentations before boards, committees and elected officials. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in urban planning, civil engineering or closely related field. A Masters degree with major in urban planning or civil engineering and AICP, PE, or PTP preferred. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand advanced principles, concepts and methodologies relevant to the major duties of the position, usually interpreted as having had a similar position for three to five 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. 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: $44,535.17
Deadline: Posted Until Filled


SENIOR CASE SPECIALIST - SOCIAL SERVICES

St. Johns County seeks a Senior Case Specialist to be responsible for reviewing and coordinating the work of assigned case specialists and assisting the Social Services Manager in managing the day-to-day operations of the Social Services Division. Provides review, guidance, and approval for requests for assistance of daily casework, including participating in case staff meetings. Provides assistance with difficult or unusual case situations in consultation with Social Services Manager. Assists the Social Services Manager with developing community partnerships and asset building with internal and external organizations, including but not limited to attending community meetings. Provides in-service training to assigned personnel. Researches and gathers data in order to develop reports, presentations, charts and spreadsheets as assigned. Interview clients to determine eligibility for the Health Care Responsibility Act (HCRA), EMS, and other Social Services programs as assigned. Prepares letters, memoranda and email correspondence. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of department and program policies and procedures. Knowledge of community health and human services resources. Knowledge of basic application processes for Local, State and Federal Programs. Knowledge of basic supervisory principles and practices. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in planning, training, 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 associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field, however a baccalaureate degree is preferred. Experience sufficient to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position in order to answer questions and resolve problems usually associated with the completion of an internship/ apprenticeship or having 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: 16
Pay Range: $38,402.54
Deadline: Posted Until Filled


APPLICATION REVIEW TECH - DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County Growth Management seeks an Application Review Technician to perform technical duties in support of the Development Permit process. Answers telephone and greets visitors; provides information about Land Development Regulations. Receives and processes (including scanning documents) Growth Management applications, reviews fee payments, including Impact Fee Assessments, and ensures completed payments prior to acceptance and release of plans. Routes and reviews commercial and residential Clearance Sheet site plans to ensure compliance with permitting requirements. Receives and reviews request for occupational licenses. Provides information on flood zones and FEMA requirements to homeowners, insurance agents, mortgage companies and other county personnel. Receives and processes right of way permits. Assists in resolving application problems related to due dates, comments, time constraints and inaccurate or incomplete applications. Prepares files for meetings of the Development Review Committee, Planning and Zoning Agency, Ponte Vedra Zoning and Adjustment Board, and the Board of County Commissioners. Creates and distributes Letters of Substantial Approval. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of the application review process including local, state, and federal regulations, statutes, and laws. Knowledge of modern office principles and practices. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in the provision of customer services. 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: 12
Pay Range: $31,518.75
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru 04/24/2014