Employment Opportunities

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As of Saturday, May 30, 2020, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

ASSOCIATE MEDICAL EXAMINER - MEDICAL EXAMINER

St. Johns County Government in St. Augustine, Florida is seeking a highly qualified individual to fill the position of Associate Medical Examiner in our District Twenty-Three Medical Examiners Office (St. Johns, Flagler and Putnam counties are covered by District 23). This position will assist in performing the duties associated with medico-legal investigation of death including scene evaluation, investigation, examination and/or autopsy and courtroom testimony. Representative performs autopsies to determine the cause and manner of death. Reviews item related to autopsies such as hospital charts, medical examiner investigator reports, law enforcement agency and postmortem results. Responsible for adhering to the rules and regulations that govern medical examiners in the State of Florida (Florida Statute, Chapter 406 and Administrative Code, 11-G). Investigates unnatural deaths by reviewing scene information and photographs, occasionally responding to select scenes, gathering information and evidence from the body, and assist in taking of pictures. Dictates and corrects written report of findings in a timely fashion. Serves as an expert witness in depositions, grand jury sessions, trials and conferences with attorneys. Participates in conferences with family members, law enforcement, attorneys, and other individuals to provide information on investigations and autopsies. Trains personnel such as forensic technicians, investigators and paramedical staff. Presents lectures for students, officers, and general community. Provides information to citizens, groups, news media and the general public. Review cases that were reported but not accepted by the investigative department. Reviews cremation requests. Will serve on a 24 hour call, rotational schedule for consultation to the investigative department. Responsible for maintaining educational knowledge related to forensic technology and practices. Perform other duties of a comparable level as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an approved school of medicine and possession of a current license to practice medicine in the State of Florida as required by the Florida Department of Professional Regulation. Completion of fellowship training in Forensic Pathology. Must be board certified by the American Board of Pathology in anatomic or anatomic/clinical pathology or board eligible, with certification obtained within two years of employment. Must be board certified by the American Board of Pathology in forensic pathology or board eligible, with certification obtained within two years of employment. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida drivers license. Preference will be given to those individuals who are board certified in Anatomic or Anatomic/Clinical Pathology and Forensic Pathology. This position is 40 Hours per week. 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM including weekends/holidays and 24 hour on-call duties. The selected candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening, criminal history and background check prior to start of employment. Associate will be joining a team that consists of a Chief Medical Examiner and administrative personnel. The workload for this office for 2019 was 422 autopsies/external examinations. Benefits include state retirement, health, dental, vision and life insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave accrual, reimbursement/allowance for training, travel, membership dues and licenses. 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: N/A
Starting Salary: $200,000
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


Infrastructure Recovery Program Supervisor - CDBG-DR PROJECT

St. Johns County seeks a Infrastructure Recovery Program Supervisor to be responsible for Community Development Block Grant ? Disaster Recovery (CDBG?DR) Infrastructure Recovery program implementation and compliance. This is a GRANT FUNDED ? TIME LIMITED position. Assists program managers with the dentification of grant sources for disaster-related infrastructure recovery projects, the facilitation of approvals and support for these initiatives, grant documentation and reporting; and monitoring activities. Ensures that all infrastructure records, agency and contractor staff time, expense claims, procurement and management documentation, cost documentation and other relevant documentation is collected and maintained. Verifies the timely complete disbursement of funds, the implementation of program goals and the satisfaction of terms throughout the grant life cycle. Prepares related reports for the department. Provides program information and referral services. Develops and maintains professional partnerships with county, state and federal entities focused on housing initiatives. Provides community outreach to include facilitation of public education and training, as needed. Develops marketing strategies and professional/community partnerships to increase awareness and coordination of available infrastructure related services and initiatives. Assists in the management and development of program budgets, accounts payable/receivable, and revenue and expenditure status and projection reports. Prepares grant and project amendments, as needed. Develops, and delivers of presentations before the Board of County Commissioners, municipal boards and the general public, as assigned. Addresses concerns, questions and general inquiries from the public regarding disaster recovery initiatives. Provides written responses for stakeholder/citizen complaints, as assigned. This position is required to respond and perform recovery duties in the event of a declaration of emergency for St. Johns County or other crisis situations. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs associated duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of state and federal housing and community services, programs, and policies. Knowledge of related federal, state, and local rules, laws, regulations, and guidelines. Knowledge of project management principles, practices, and techniques. Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the work of personnel. Skilled in grant, program and budget administration. 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 preparing and administering budgets. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in Urban Planning, Real Estate, Public Administration, Economics, Finance or other closely related field. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related 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. Salary to commensurate with experience; range $45,035.17 to $50,000.00
Pay Grade: 17
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR - MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SERVICES

St. Johns County Management Information Services seeks a Database Administrator responsible for the administration of the county's computerized databases. Installs, configures and upgrades database software and related products. Evaluates database features and database-related products. Establishes and maintains sound backup and recovery policies and procedures. Designs and implements databases. Implements and maintains database security. Performs database tuning and performance monitoring. Performs application tuning and performance monitoring. Performs general technical trouble shooting. Consults with development teams. Creates database objects. Writes database level procedures, functions and triggers. Monitors application related jobs and data replication activities. Assists developers with database activities. 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 database 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. Enjoy great benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, free gyms, EAP, Florida Retirement System (FRS) and many more! 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
Starting Salary: $57,648.80
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


FORENSICS TECHNICIAN - MEDICAL EXAMINER

St. Johns County Medical Examiners office is seeking a Forensics Technician to performs technical duties in support of investigations of the manner and causes of deaths. Documents distinguishing characteristics of decedents. Completes radiographic examinations of decedents. Fingerprints decedents. Assists with autopsies, including the eviscerating of decedents. Cleans morgue facilities. Releases decedent remains to appropriate recipients. Maintains proper chain of custody. Maintains evidence room. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of autopsy principles and practices. Knowledge of radiological examination. Knowledge of fingerprinting techniques. Knowledge of chain of custody laws and regulations. Knowledge of evidence handling and packaging principles. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Knowledge of forensic photography. 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. 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
Starting Salary: $38,833.67
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


GRANTS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - COUNTY ADMINISTRATION

St. Johns County Administration seeks a Grants Development Manager. This position is responsible for pursuit and acquisition of grant funding and resource development in support of programs and services provided by the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners. Pursues and secures grant funding opportunities, resource development and coordinates the alignment between legislative resources with the County needs. Coordinates and collaborates with Federal and State agencies for local affairs and priorities as directed. Researches, identifies and disseminates funding opportunities from public and private agencies (foundations, corporations, governmental entities) to St. Johns County Departments. Supervises and participates in the preparation and development of all grant applications; oversees the development of contract agreements with grant recipients; ensures that all grant projects are be in compliance with State and County regulations and funds are utilized appropriately. Independently prepares grant applications including proposal forms, concept papers, budgets, letters of support, and memorandum of agreement. Writes, edit, and submits grant proposals that include needs analysis, goals, objectives, activities, evaluation strategies, timelines, budget and supporting data. Maintains knowledge of changing state, federal and private foundation grant standards and proposal guidelines. Coordinate and facilitate internal and external stakeholders involved in proposal/program design. Provides direction, technical assistance, program information and recommendations to other County Departments involved with in the grants process. Assists in the design of an annual grant development plan based on St. Johns County?s strategic priorities and potential funding sources. Develops and maintains procedures and performance standards for the program. Prepares and conducts presentations to the Board of County Commissioners on proposed projects for funding. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of principles and practices of public administration, public relations, and grant funding; private, state and federal grant and funding sources. Knowledge of State and County laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures applicable to social service, cultural arts, community development and related programs; statutory, regulatory and participatory requirements associated with grants. Knowledge and proficiency in program or project management, particularly: defining, measuring and achieving income goals; prioritizing competing high-priority tasks and responsibilities; and collaboration with diverse social/economic/cultural/academic partners. Must have knowledge of research methods and statistical procedures as well as sources of information relating to grants. Knowledge of principles and practices in personnel management; budget administration; and financial reporting. Must be skilled in the research and development of grant proposal to government and private funding sources, to include the development of curriculum/programs, budgets and budget narratives and letters of commitment. Must be skilled as primary grant writer in the acquisition of federal, state or local grant contracts. Skilled in the analysis of problems, the identification and evaluation of alternative solutions, and the implementation of recommendation in support of goals. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports. Skilled in the writing and presentation of comprehensive technical reports to diverse audiences. ? Skilled in oral and written communication. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in accounting, business or public administration, economics, sociology, or a related field. Advance degree preferred. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the major duties of the position, usually interpreted to require three to five years of progressively responsible professional, administrative or analytical work experience. Must have three (3) years of experience in higher education, federal government, state government or industry working as a grant writer in the related grant 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. 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: 23
Pay Range: $70,239.48 to $106,877.68
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


GROWTH MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County Growth Management Department seeks a qualified candidate to fill the position of Growth Management Director. This position is responsible for directing the operations of the Growth Management Department. Job duties include but are not limited to: Administers, manages and enforces county plans and regulations associated with planning, environmental concerns, and code enforcement. Determines, directs, and supervises updates to codes and plans, including proposing new county plans, policies and regulations, such as Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code amendments. Advises county administrators and the Board of County Commissioners on pending policy and projects issues; presents issues and briefings to the administration and Board members; presents issues before the Board, the Planning and Zoning Agency, and other appointed boards. Supervises division directors responsible for development services, including current planning, engineering, transportation management planning, and code enforcement, and for long range and special project planning, project liaison, and environmental services. Coordinates and assists the County Attorney?s Office on projects and issues with active or potential legal issues; works with staff attorneys on pending legislation and on devising new county ordinances on a wide range of community policy issues. Coordinates with other county department directors and key staff on policy and project issues that relate to growth management issues, and well as other local, state, and federal agencies. Assists the public and project representatives on administration and interpretation of county planning policies and regulations; negotiates project issues to effect compromise. Evaluates and directs procedural improvements to the planning process(es). Prepares and administers annual operating budget for all divisions; presents all department budgets at administrators? hearings; reviews, monitors and approves contracts, invoices, and expenditures for the department budget; advises and supervises division directors on budget administration. Must have knowledge of management methods and techniques. Knowledge of growth management principles and practices. Knowledge of budgetary principles and practices. Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in planning, 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 commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. Must have sufficient experience to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience. Must be in possession of or have the ability to obtain AICP certification within one year. 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: 25
Pay Range: $85,579.98 to $130,220.07
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


MAINTENANCE WORKER - RECREATION FACILITIES

St. Johns County Recreation Department seeks a Maintenance Worker to maintain all parks and recreational facilities of St. Johns County. Operates mowers, tractors, trenchers, and other assigned vehicles and equipment. Utilizes a variety of hand and power tools in the maintenance of park grounds and facilities. Assists in the maintenance of tools and equipment. Trims trees and shrubs. Assists in preparing and maintaining athletic fields, and related facilities. Cleans and stock restrooms. Collects litter and empties trash. Assists in the maintenance of irrigation systems. Irrigates, mows, renovates and fertilizes fields. Assists in installing and maintaining landscaping. Rakes and blows leaves. Cleans parking lots and sidewalks. Assists in the maintenance of buildings and facilities. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of building, grounds, and athletic field maintenance. Knowledge of maintenance equipment operation and maintenance principles. Must be skilled in the installation and repair of landscaping. Skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. 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 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: 8
Starting Salary: $28,875.16
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
Starting Salary: $28,875.16
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


METER TECHNICIAN - UTILITIES

St. Johns County seeks a Meter Technician for the Utilities Department to perform technical duties countywide in the maintenance and repair of water meters and the Meter Data Management System. Completes service orders. Processes service disconnects for nonpayment. Re-reads meters. Meets with customers to answers questions and resolve problems. Tests meters for proper functionality. Cleans meter shop and truck. Maintains meter sites. Assists in the detection of leaks. Accesses Meter Data Management System to assists in leak detection and customer inquiries. Troubleshoots, replaces and programs meters, meter registers and MXUs. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of department policies and procedures. Knowledge of area streets and geography. Knowledge of water meter installation, maintenance, repair, and reading 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 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 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: 10
Starting Salary: $31,872.61
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


PERSONNEL SERVICES DIRECTOR - PERSONNEL SERVICES

St. Johns County Personnel Services seeks a Personnel Services Director to be responsible for the administration, coordination and oversight of the County?s personnel management and human resource program. Plans, organizes, and directs a professional, technical, and clerical staff engaged in the administration of a comprehensive employee relations program to include position classification, pay administration, recruitment, placement, promotion, employee development and training, benefits, and labor relations. Directs the fiscal and administrative functions of the Personnel Services and Risk Management department. Oversees and participates in the interpretation of administrative policies, rules, and regulations to administrators, directors, supervisors, and employees; recommends action to be taken on questionable matters. Formulates and recommends legal and administrative policies, regulations, and procedures for execution of personnel management programs. Directs the development and administration of a classification and compensation program that is current and responsive to the changes in organizational needs, occupational trends, labor market fluctuations, etc. Insures the program complies with federal and state law. Directs the development and implementation of personnel management functions including recruitment and selection, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) plan, employee engagement and development, unemployment insurance, policy administration and compliance, and performance management. Serves as Equal Employment Opportunity Officer for the County. Oversees and participates in the review of eligibility lists of candidates for positions; participates in approval of personnel placement, promotion, and terminations for cause. Directs the planning, developing, programming, and implementing countywide training and employee development programs. Oversees the County's merit award and service awards programs. Oversees the County's labor relations program including the development and maintenance of labor relations policy and procedures, collective bargaining, contract negotiations and administration, and labor relations issues. Serves as the Hearing Officer for contract grievances. Directs the employee benefit program including medical/dental negotiations and administration, deferred compensation and the administration/monitoring of FMLA, ADA, shared leave, and state retirement plans. Projects future costs and recommends resource needs/adjustments. Serves as voting member of County Health Insurance Committee, as delegated. Provides leadership and strategic guidance to staff and facilitates effective collaboration among different functional areas. Participates with County officials in matters of concern to unions, organizations, and associations representing the County employees. Directs and participates in special management studies relative to employee relations matters; makes recommendations affecting all phases of the County?s employee relations program. Oversees, manages and participates in the development, preparation and administration of the departmental budget(s); identifies resource needs; directs the forecasting of future costs; controls and monitors expenses; ensures fiscal responsibility and implements budgetary adjustments as necessary. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Extensive knowledge of human resource management philosophy, methods, principles, practices, and techniques. Thorough knowledge of public personnel administration and of local government organization theory and procedures. Considerable knowledge of characteristics of major occupational groups and their component jobs. Knowledge and proficiency in leadership and managerial philosophy, methods and techniques, particularly team building, mediation and motivational skills. Strong written and oral communication skills, to include public speaking skills and the ability to develop effective proposals. Must have knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in the use of standard office computer equipment and software applications. Skilled in the analysis of problems, the identification and evaluation of alternative solutions, and the implementation of recommendation in support of goals. Skilled in the planning, organization, direction, and appraisal of professional, technical, and clerical personnel. Skilled in the review, interpretation and application of a wide variety of laws, rules, regulations, contracts, policies and procedures pertaining to personnel management. Skilled in the development and maintenance of effective working relationships with a variety of audiences. Skilled in the development and evaluation of strategic and long-term personnel management plans and programs. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must have knowledge commonly associated with a baccalaureate degree in business or public administration supplemented with graduate coursework in personnel management. Advance degree preferred. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the major duties of subordinate positions, usually interpreted to require eight to ten years of extensive and progressively responsible technical and administrative personnel management experience in more than one discipline of human resource management. Must have equivalent combination of education, experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities to thoroughly understand and perform the major duties of the position. PHR, SPHR, or SHRM-SCP Certification preferred. 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: 25
Pay Range: $85,579.98 to $130,220.07
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


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
Starting Salary: $49,710.40
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


SENIOR SUPERVISING PLANNER - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County Growth Management seeks a Senior Supervising Planner to provide professional planning support and customer service supervision for the Growth Management Department Trains, assigns, manages, supervises, evaluates and disciplines personnel for an assigned team. Monitors quality and progress of work. Reviews development applications for compliance with Land Development Code, Comprehensive Plan codes, State Statute and ordinances; provides guidance, and input through the web based application tracking system (WATS). Coordinates the research, preparation and presentation of staff reports for public hearings and other forums; schedules and advertises public hearings; assists county departments with data evaluation. Interprets land development regulations in order to render professional opinions on planning, land use, and growth management issues, and provide technical assistance and guidance to elected and appointed officials, county personnel, and members of the general public. Develops grant applications; writes requests for federal agency technical assistance, as assigned. Serves as liaison for complex projects to advise stakeholders regarding economic development and growth management concerns. Reviews, edits and evaluates staff reports, studies, data analysis and research documents for compliance, consistency, and appropriateness. Prepares and reviews amendments to the Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code. Conducts field investigations and architectural inspections to verify compliance with existing regulations. Performs or directs research and drafts ordinances in consultation with the Planning Division Manager. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of management methods and techniques. Knowledge of federal, state, and local land development regulations and procedures. Knowledge of building permit processes. Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in planning, organizing, 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 commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in 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 three to five years? progressively responsible experience. Must be able to possess and maintain AICP certification within one year 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: 20
Starting Salary: $52,226.97
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


SURVEY ASSISTANT - LAND MANAGEMENT

St. Johns County Land Management seeks a Survey Assistant to assist in the collection of field survey data. Measures and marks horizontal and vertical distances; clears brush; located property markers; marks and drives stakes. Loads and unloads equipment into survey party vehicle; ensures vehicle is properly stocked with equipment and supplies. Maintains equipment, vehicles and equipment as assigned. Performs the duties of the Instrument Technician in his or her absence. Flags traffic. Maintains full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of field survey instrument operation and maintenance. Knowledge of land surveying principles, practices, techniques, and equipment. 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 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 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
Starting Salary: $30,336.81
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted