Employment Opportunities

As of Sunday, March 01, 2015, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

MAINTENANCE WORKER - ROAD & BRIDGES

St. Johns County Road & Bridge Department seeks a Maintenance Worker to maintain roads, ditches and culverts. To perform manual labor associated with roads, bridges and drainage systems, flag and direct traffic. Operate and maintain power equipment, pumps, saws, compactors, chainsaws, etc. Use proper safety equipment and follows safety procedures as instructed by Crew Chief and Supervisor. Report and assist in emergency situations. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent certification. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver license. Must be able to pass background check, drug screen and pulmonary test before being hired. Ability to use bush axe, chain saw, shovel, weed eater, and small hand tools. 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: 8
Pay Range: $26,153.46
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru 03/05/2015


ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICIAN - ENVIRONMENTAL

St. Johns County Environmental Division seeks an Environmental Technician to perform technical duties in support of the department?s environmental management functions. Review lighting plans, conduct routine inspections and investigate complaints of beachfront lighting for compliance with regulations. Maintain database and provide technical assistance to beachfront homeowners and businesses. Monitor and maintain driving lanes and Conservation Zone including the installation and maintenance of Conservation posts and signs for protected species. Use GPS device to locate and log all sea turtle nests in St. Johns County. Operate ATV and four wheel drive vehicle in beach environment and in unpredictable circumstances. Assist with education, public outreach and enforcement activities pertaining to the Beach Code, Beach Lighting Ordinance and Habitat Conservation Plan. Assist with marine wildlife rescue, migratory bird counts and other related conservation activities. Maintain and inventory equipment for upcoming season. Assist other Environmental Division staff as needed. Full time presence on the job with work primarily done at night. Must have knowledge of the county land development code. Knowledge of code enforcement policies and procedures. 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 reports. Skilled in the operation of an all-terrain vehicle. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education. Completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field is preferred. 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: 14
Pay Range: $35,173.50
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru 03/05/2015


SERVER ADMINISTRATOR - MGMT INFORMATION SERVICES

St. Johns County's Information Services Department seeks a Server Administrator to provide technical support for the maintenance and operation of the County's management information systems. Installs operating systems, high end application software, patches and upgrades. Analyzes, troubleshoots, and resolves system hardware, software, and networking issues at the workstation and server levels. Configures, optimizes, and monitors operating systems, applications, and servers. Performs system back-ups and recovery. Conducts server/system builds. Maintains and updates equipment documentation. Troubleshoots and repairs computers, scanners, printers, and other peripheral equipment. Installs and supports software applications, including operating systems, in-house applications, and third party applications. Prepares and configures new computers and equipment for deployment. Coordinates departmental software upgrades and installation. Terminates and tests network cables. Coordinates the relocation of computers and related equipment. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of current information technology trends and solutions. 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 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: 21
Pay Range: $52,215.26
Deadline: Posted Until Filled


COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST - COUNTY ADMINISTRATION

St. Johns County Administration Office seeks a Communications Specialist to perform a variety of professional communication duties including media relations, community relations, and written, video, and digital communication content production. Assists in developing and implementing public information, public relations, and marketing strategies. Disseminates information to the media utilizing press releases and interpersonal communications, and responds to media inquiries by researching and drafting accurate and timely information and conducting written and broadcast interviews. Collaborates in the creative design process for written, digital, and video content related to St. Johns County. Assists in developing story ideas, gathers information, works with other departments and external agencies, coordinates interviews, and writes content to produce county and departmental news stories. Assists in crisis communications as needed; remains on-call to respond after hours if required to do so. Directs the recording and broadcast of live meetings; operates video cameras to record special events. Researches, conducts interviews, writes, shoots, and edits original video content for GTV. Updates GTV bulletin board; schedules GTV programming; archives video content. Supports the Economic Development Division by conducting research, analysis, and informational archiving duties and offering administrative assistance as needed. Provides audio/visual support for events in the County auditorium and other departments as needed. Produces and hosts small-scale special events including award ceremonies, ribbon cuttings, etc. Assists in facilitating the St. Johns County Legislative Action Plan. Produces and manages content for St. Johns County social media outlets. Takes photographs related to St. Johns County facilities, programs, and projects. Assists in developing long-term communication initiatives and project management strategies. Assists in tracking, monitoring, and communicating news relevant to St. Johns County. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of journalistic principles and practices including techniques of planning, composing, and editing written, electronic, and video content for mass communication. Knowledge of the basic principles, practices, and requirements of print, radio, digital, and television media. Knowledge of the basic principles and practices of public relations, advertising, marketing, graphic design, and mass communication. Must have the ability to write and assemble interesting and informative news articles, releases, pamphlets, brochures, scripts, speeches, and related publicity materials. Must have knowledge of government access channel television broadcasting principles and practices. Knowledge of audio and video equipment operations, and production and editing principles. Knowledge of current social media trends and skill in managing social media accounts. Ability to use digital cameras and video cameras to produce original content. Knowledge of county and departmental rules, regulations, procedures, functions, operations, and policies. Must be skilled in establishing cooperative and productive working relationships. Skill in setting priorities for competing projects. Skill in interpersonal relations. Must have knowledge of the English language and skill in oral and written communication. Must have the ability to collect, analyze, and interpret information in order to formulate conclusions and recommendations. Must have knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must have the ability to prepare clear and accurate reports, presentations, and other professional documents. The ability to operate computers and other standard office equipment and must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. 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 a minimum of two years experience in journalism, marketing, public relations, mass communications, television production, or a related field. 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 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: Applications Accepted thru 03/05/2015


MAINTENANCE TECH P/T - JUDICIAL CENTER

St. Johns County Building Operations Department/Judicial Center seeks a part time Maintenance Technician to be responsible for the maintenance and repair of all County facilities. Performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled building maintenance duties associated with the repair and maintenance of County buildings, facilities, and grounds. These duties include: the repair and replacement of doors and door locks; window covers; lights and fixtures; appliances; air filters; and general plumbing repairs. Monitors, checks, and performs preventive maintenance activities to applicable fixtures, equipment and/or associated systems to ensure continued uninterrupted operation. Completes daily, weekly, and monthly inspections of fuel tanks; generators; fire extinguishers; HVAC systems; doors and locks; and lift pumps; and maintains related logs. Assists with the completion of construction and remodeling tasks, including general carpentry repairs, dry wall repair, painting, etc. Provides assistance to vendors and contractors. Troubleshoots and repairs video surveillance systems. Maintains parts and supply inventory. Maintains assigned tools and equipment. Runs electrical and coaxial cable. Follows established protocols while working at the Criminal Justice Facility and related buildings. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of routine plumbing, HVAC, and electrical system repair principles. Knowledge of the principles, methods, materials and tools used for rough and finish carpentry. Knowledge of the methods, materials and tools used in painting interior and exterior walls, equipment and furniture. Must be skilled in the safe operation of job-related hand tools and power equipment. 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 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. $15.31 per hour
Pay Grade: N/A
Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru 03/05/2014