Employment Opportunities

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As of Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 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 or ability to obtain examination eligibility through the Department of Business and Professional Regulation and successfully obtain licensure within a six month period. 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: $46,568.88
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER - COMMUNICATIONS

St. Johns County seeks a Communications Officer/9-1-1 Dispatcher to participate in departmental communications operations, including responding to emergency calls for service. Answers all incoming calls for Fire Rescue Communications, including 911 calls; receives and processes emergency and non-emergency calls; ensures compliance with standard operating procedures and county policy. Dispatches fire and medical apparatus, including marine rescue units. Operates Computer Aided Dispatch to log events and records time and information. Monitors and assists field units during on-scene activities; accounts for apparatus. Monitors law enforcement, fire, animal control, and other radio communications channels. Assists the general public by providing information, available resources, or referrals to other agencies; assists the general public and other agencies during inclement weather, hurricanes and other disasters. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of emergency telephone and radio communications procedures. Knowledge of the operation of telephone, radio and CAD systems. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Knowledge of county streets and geography. Knowledge of fire and law enforcement terminology. Must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the response to emergency situations. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports. 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 possess and maintain FCIC/NCIC certification. May be hired at Pay Grade 11 with ?Trainee? designation until certified by Florida or National Crime Information Centers. Must obtain certification within six months of employment. 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: $32,958.06
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


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: $27,050.21
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


CUSTOMER SERVICE REP - UTILITIES

St. Johns County Utility Department seeks a Customer Service Representative to be responsible for establishing customer accounts through all modes of customer contact; collecting and posting utility payments and processing service requests. Provides customer support for large municipal utility: payment collection and processing; service initiation or termination; preparation and distribution of incoming mail; and other customer inquiries to include proper account analysis. Maintains precise and accurate records of all transactions, including check reconciliation, work order management, service requests and other related documentation. Manages customer accounts, to include identifying proper billing information, consumption analyses, leak detection via telemetry system, lien searches, , correspondence and reports. Maintains files and records to include document scanning, monitoring customer owned backflows for compliance and other reports as directed. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of customer service principles and practices. Must have knowledge of modern office practices and procedures. Must have knowledge of computers and job related software programs including customer management and utility usage software. Must be skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports. Must be skilled in effective oral and written communication. Must have the ability to read, write and perform basic mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the major duties of this position usually interpreted as having at least one (1) year of customer service experience. 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: 9
Pay Range: $28,419.63
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


TRANSPORTATION PLANNER - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County Growth Management Division seeks a Transportation Planner to perform specialized duties in support of transportation planning efforts. Coordinates and reviews Applications for Concurrency Determination; determines if adequate public facility capacity is available for the proposed development; performs traffic analysis for minor projects, including trip generation, trip distribution, and trip assignment; reviews and comments on Land Development Traffic Assessments for major projects to determine sufficiency of the analysis and to determine if adequate transportation capacity is available. Coordinates and maintains the Concurrency Management System for the county, including administering Article XI of the Land Development Code and tracking all concurrency certificates through completion. Maintains and updates Transportation Analysis Spreadsheet, including reviewing each project for release of reserved trips for build and expired developments; reviews annual traffic counts for quality assurance; reviews annual building permit data; maintains segment growth factors in conjunction with the Transportation Planning Manager. Reviews land development applications for concurrency applicability, site access, and protection of future right-of-way corridors through the development review process; attends Development Review Committee meetings. Coordinates and reviews development agreements, concurrency agreements, and proportionate fair share agreements for compliance with applicable Land Development Code requirements, including scheduling for public hearings, advertising, and staff reports. Provides technical information to the public and other governmental agencies regarding concurrency and transportation planning issues. Assists in the review of traffic analyses for Developments of Regional Impact and Comprehensive Plan Amendments as needed. Assists the Transportation Planning Manager and Senior Transportation Planner with performing Land Development Traffic Assessment analysis, including recommendations to the Growth Management Director and the Board of County Commissioners. The Transportation Planner may prepare and present items 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. Full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of transportation planning principles and practices. Knowledge of traffic impact study methodology 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 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. 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 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: 17
Pay Range: $42,189.11
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


ADMIN COORDINATOR - COUNTY ATTORNEY

St. Johns County seeks an Administrative Coordinator to be responsible for the direct administrative support and clerical management for the Office of the County Attorney. Assists the Assistant to the County Attorney with all paraprofessional duties to ensure the effective and efficient administrative operations of the Office of the County Attorney. Monitors and assigns agenda packets in Agenda Manager to attorneys; reviews and collects advertisements related to agenda items; ensures properly advertised by working with appropriate attorney for review. Provides direct administrative support for the Office of the County Attorney (may include but is not limited to travel arrangements, scheduling, agenda packets, task orders, contracts, attending meetings, drafting correspondence, dictation, developing presentations and reports, drafting resolutions, ordinances, legal pleadings, bond items, legal forms, accounts payable/receivable, budget preparation, procurement bids, vendor change orders). Coordinates the provision of information and referral services regarding the Office of the County Attorney, including but not limited to legal documents, special project items, and legal advertisements. Coordinates and oversees support for countywide database systems (may include but is not limited to payroll, Agenda Manager, PAN, PRIDE, NOVATUS, WATS, work orders, mass notification systems). Coordinates operating function of office (may include but is not limited to inventories or equipment). May lead or supervise other department staff in carrying out projects or assigned duties. Maintains full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of County policies and procedure. Knowledge of federal and state laws, and county regulations, codes and written directives. Knowledge of records management principles. Knowledge and proficiency in modern law office practices and procedures. Knowledge and proficiency in customer service practices. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in the identification and consistent application of policies, rules, ordinances, codes, laws, and other governing regulations. 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. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with at least three years of legal 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: 14
Pay Range: $36,379.53
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


Business Technology Services Technician - SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS

St. Johns County Supervisor of Elections Office seeks a Business Technology Services Technician to provide technical services supporting the operation of the Elections Office which includes the Geographical Information System (GIS), office computer technology, elections related software, voting equipment and other related hardware. Main Duties and Responsibilities: Ability to add, remove or modify street segments, as needed, in the GIS system; this requires maintaining accuracy when working with legal descriptions, zoning, surveys and shape files provided by county GIS department. Receive and respond to special requests for GIS information from SOE Staff; prepare and/or submit reports of work activities; initiate problem resolution, when needed. Provide primary and secondary support for office computer technology which includes file servers, both virtual and physical, storage devices which includes SAN and/or NAS office workstations, switches, routers/firewalls, printers, barcode and document scanners. Ability to perform typical maintenance of the computer system and office equipment such as backing up, updating, anti-virus and troubleshooting. Ability to support applications such as Word, Access, Excel, Outlook, etc.; working knowledge of Windows 7 and Windows 10, Server 2012, patch management, and other peripheral software, as required. Maintains a working knowledge of the Election Laws of the State of Florida, as well as a working knowledge of the voting system and voter registration system used in St. Johns County. Ability to accurately and proficiently assist voters by phone or in person. Assists in coordinating and monitoring Voting Equipment Center activities; participates in the resolution of difficult computer-related problems. Performs records management and data entry activities. Assists in preparing analytical and research reports, budgets, summaries, and recommendations. Assists with updating and maintaining the public website. Maintains adequate ballot-on-demand printers, electronic poll books and other electronic election equipment. Assists with voter education activities, as required. Maintains working knowledge of inventory control and records management procedures. Perform other related duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills and Ability: Excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem solving skills required for working with the public in a responsive, courteous, and professional manner. Developed and mature teamwork skills ? able to interact respectfully and effectively with co-workers. Commitment to continuous learning. Must possess excellent organizational skills. Ability to analyze technical and administrative problems and make appropriate recommendations which are clear and concise and be able to implement those recommendations, when required. Ability to perform in an environment of constant change; ability to perform in a flexible work environment. Work extended hours, including Saturdays, Sundays, holidays and evenings with minimal or no notice. Must be a registered voter in Florida. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver?s license. Education: A minimum of a Bachelor?s Degree in Geographical Information Systems or 5 years working knowledge with TIGER, city, and district boundary line data. Knowledge of Pitney Bowes MapInfo Product a plus. In addition, applicant must possess 5 plus years hands-on knowledge of VMWare, Windows Servers, and Workstations functioning in a Microsoft Active Directory environment with emphasis on Windows Server 2012 and Windows 7/10. Trouble shooting workstation hardware and software issues, permission related issues, and other related technical issues as needed. SJC Supervisor of Elections 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. This Position is being advertised for the St. Johns County Supervisor of Elections Office. The SOE Salary Range: $45,000 - $60,000. For any information regarding this position, please contact the Supervisor of Elections Office at 904-823-2238.
Pay Grade: N/A
Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


BUYER - PURCHASING

St. Johns County Purchasing Department seeks a Buyer to provide a variety of professional procurement, contract management and administrative duties in support of the County?s Purchasing function. Manages, reviews and evaluates requisitions from county departments for accuracy, compliance with procurement policy, and correct funding for commodities, services and contracts; assists departments with emergency purchases; issues informal quotes for commodities; issues purchases orders and places orders with vendors. Prepares bid and RFP documents for commodities and services for county departments; develops specifications, terms and conditions, pricing, and warranty guidelines; issues contracts, contract amendments and change orders. Provides administrative and clerical support to the division. Assists with public bid openings and evaluation meetings; reads and tabulates bid pricing; verifies documents for accuracy and completeness; prepares bid tabulation sheets and transmittal forms; distributes packages to user departments and purchasing personnel. Coordinates the division?s records management, to include the proper distribution, use and disposition of all recorded information by and for the division. These documents include personnel records, contract negotiation and fulfillment, procurement documentation, among others. Ensures compliance with retention schedules for the proper maintenance of all files. Assists with the administration of the county purchasing card program; processes new card requests; activates and deactivates cards; reconciles transactions daily; monitors monthly spending trends; prepares monthly reports and audits. May be assigned as program administrator, depending on qualifications. Coordinates business card orders and disposition of surplus property for all County Departments. Processes invoices for payment ; processes budget transfers. Collects and inputs division payroll and maintains associated records. Maintains division?s office supply inventory; reorders as needed. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs related duties. Must have knowledge of contract negotiation and contract documents. Knowledge of county purchasing guidelines. 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. Certification as a Professional Public Buyer is preferred. An incumbent with this certification and years of experience may be qualified as ?Purchasing Coordinator? and placed at Pay Grade 18 with associated Purchasing Coordinator responsibilities. Must have the ability to be bonded. 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: $40,156.19
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


SYSTEMS SUPPORT TECH - UTILITIES

St. Johns County Utility Department seeks a System Support Technician to provide technical support for the maintenance and operation of the county?s management information systems. 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. Maintains and updates equipment documentation. 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. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. 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 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. An incumbent in this position may be designated as "Senior Utility Systems Support Technician and placed at Pay Grade 18. 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: $40,156.19
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted