Employment Opportunities

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As of Friday, September 04, 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. 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 ~ $11.80.
Pay Grade: N/A
Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Posted Until Filled


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


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


HEALTH & HUMAN SERVC DIR - SOCIAL SERVICES

St. Johns County Health & Human Services (HHS) Department is seeking a qualified candidate for the HHS Director position. The HHS Director has the management responsibility and authority for the planning, development, implementation, operation and management of the overall county integrated system of care in St. Johns County. The HHS Director works under the direct supervision of the Assistant County Administrator and under the general direction of the Board of County Commissioners. The HHS Director ensures that the financial and operational practices of the Department are conducted ethically and in conformance to applicable laws, regulations and rules and according to County operational policies. Oversees St. Johns County?s HHS Department which includes Child Welfare Community Based Care (CBC), Social Services, and Housing and Community Development. Recruits, hires and supervises members of the HHS Management Team; monitors and evaluates work performance; serves as Chief Executive Officer for the Community Based Care Lead Agency (aka Family Integrity Program). Establishes organizational goals, objectives, plans and policies subject to approval by the County Administrator and in accordance with State agencies. Conducts strategic planning internally and in conjunction with community housing providers to accomplish affordable housing objectives in order to meet community housing needs including rental and homeownership. Conducts strategic planning internally and in conjunction with community social services providers to improve overall wellbeing and self-sufficiency of county residents. Manages and administers the Lead Agency?s (St. Johns County HHS) statutory and contractual responsibilities pursuant to the Service contracts with the Department of Children and Families, either directly or through subcontract. Ensures compliance with the state and federal statutes and regulations as described in the Services contracts. Ensures contract deliverables are met for CBC contracts, including requirements for readiness, training, MIS, financial management, quality assurance and quality improvement, licensing, placement, network development, contract management, and service delivery through a community based network of providers to ensure continuity of care from entry to exit for all individuals referred from the protective investigation and court systems. Ensures services meet needs of local community and are delivered in a culturally competent manner. Ensures Lead Agency and system of care quality assurance and full implementation of the quality improvement and utilization review functions. Ensures revenue maximization and develops diverse resources and sources of support for the Lead Agency; complies with all state and federal statues and regulatory requirements for cost reimbursement and accounting of revenue and expenses. Provides accountability to the Board of County Commissioners and County Administrator in Lead Agency performance in fulfilling contract deliverables. Keeps the Board of County Commissioners and County Administrator informed through regular management reports. Apprises them of key issues and seeks approvals as required. Actively seeks grants and other resources to improve services delivery. Ensures effective and productive working relationships and planning activities with Department staff and Administration, Community Alliance of Northeast Florida, St. Johns County Health and Human Services Advisory Council, St. Johns County Behavioral Consortium, St. Johns County Health Leadership Council, St. Johns County Continuum of Care, dependency courts, schools, providers, and other key persons and organizations in the county and Northeast Florida. Builds and maintains good relationships with local public and private agencies, boards and volunteers, media, donors and community constituents; promotes a positive and healthy image of the Health and Human Services Department in the community. Ensures effective communication linkages are established and enhanced within and among the various staff and community partners. Ensures effective systems are in place for crisis management, communication and the overall operation of the HHS Department. Develops and implements an action plan for resource development to include corporations, foundations and individuals. Conducts public relations and educational activities with neighborhood groups, faith organizations, civic clubs and others. Must possess a bachelor?s degree in business, public administration, human services, or related field; master?s degree in a related field preferred. At least five years of supervisory and management experience in the field and knowledge of child welfare, housing, social services or human services. 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: 25
Pay Range: $77,513.85
Deadline: Posted Until Filled