Employment Opportunities

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As of Monday, June 18, 2018, 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: $47,546.83
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


PLANNER - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County seeks a Planner to provide professional planning support for the Countys planning operations that may include current and long range planning activities. The Major Duties are to research, prepare and present staff reports for public hearings and review boards. Reviews development applications for compliance with codes and ordinances; provides guidance and input concerning code compliance. Reviews clearance sheets for compliance with codes and ordinances. Assists staff, developers, attorneys, and the general public with development questions. Performs site visits, posts notice signs, and performs architectural inspections at designated spots within the county. Attends meetings with community associations. Reviews and renders opinions on planning, land development, and growth management issues, as assigned; provides guidance to elected and appointed officials, county personnel, and members of the general public. Reviews project applications, including but not limited to, Special Use Permits, Variances, Rezonings, Comprehensive Plan amendments and Developments of Regional Impact (DRI) applications. Coordinates information and data gathering among various county departments. Writes various comprehensive plan elements. Schedules and advertises public hearings. May be requested to develop grant applications; write requests for federal agency technical assistance and performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of planning principles and practices, state statutes and county codes and ordinances and computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions, the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports and 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. 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 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. An incumbent in this position may be designated as ?Senior Planner? and placed at $47,546.83.
Pay Grade: 17
Pay Range: $43,075.08
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


BUILDING INSPECTOR I - BUILDING

St. Johns County Building Services seeks State of Florida licensed Building Inspectors to be responsible for participating in the building inspection and plan review process to provide architects, contractors and owner-builders with technical knowledge of building codes and standards related to the assigned field of expertise. Reviews construction documents for compliance with codes, standards, and regulations. Conducts field inspections at various stages of construction of both residential and commercial construction. Responds to requests for information and clarifications of required corrections. Investigates complaints, issues notices of violations, and issues stop work orders. Verifies contractor?s license and registration. Maintains assigned vehicle and equipment. Must possess valid State of Florida Inspector License. Must have knowledge of building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fuel gas, energy, and accessibility codes. Knowledge of building construction practices and terminology. Knowledge of State of Florida licensing requirements and limitations. Must be skilled in reading, interpreting, applying and enforcing code and construction document requirements. Skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports and skilled in oral and written communication. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. 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 five years experience or service. Must possess and maintain valid State of Florida Standard Inspector License (License). A candidate may be designated as ?Trainee? and placed at Pay Grade 15, if exam eligible, for a period not to exceed one year from hire. An employee possessing and maintaining two Licenses qualifies as ?Building Inspector II? and placed at a pay grade 17. An employee possessing and maintaining four Licenses may qualify as ?Building Inspector III? and placed at a pay grade 18. 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. Salary to commensurate with experience; may be hired as Building Inspector II or III. 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 Range $40,999.47 to $45,255.74 depending on licensure.
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Pay Range: N/A
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 the processing of 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 APCO Emergency Medical Dispatch certification and State of Florida Public Safety Telecommunicator certification to qualify at Pay Grade 12. May be hired at Pay Grade 11 with ?Trainee? designation until successful completion of in-house Training Program and certifications as APCO Emergency Medical Dispatcher and State of Florida Public Safety Telecommunicator. Must obtain all required certifications 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: $33,650.18
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: $27,618.26
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


WT PLANT OPERATOR C - WATER TREATMENT

St. Johns County seeks a Water Treatment Plant Operator C to be responsible for participating in the day-to-day operation of a water treatment plant. Operates a water treatment plant; monitors chemical feeds and flows. Maintains, services and repairs operational equipment at well fields. Collects compliance samples. Responds to customer complaints and questions. Cleans and calibrates various types of meters used in the treatment plant. Performs preventative maintenance on pumps and motors. Monitors SCADA and reports alarms to appropriate personnel. Maintains buildings and grounds. Flushes hydrants and service lines. Changes treatment filters. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of water treatment and distribution system maintenance and operations principles. Knowledge of safe drinking water standards. Knowledge of water hydraulics. Knowledge of water sampling and laboratory analysis techniques. 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. 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 a minimum of one year. Must have State of Florida Class ?C? Certification in Water Treatment. 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. The starting annual salary for an Operator C is $42,426.45. An Operator trainee may be considered at the starting annual salary of $33,650.18 if a qualified applicant for the Utility Operator I "C" position is not identified. The Trainee must obtain Class ?C? Certification within two years of date of hire. St. Johns County is a drug free workplace and an equal employment opportunity employer and considers applications for all positions without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, disability or genetics.
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Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


ASSET MANAGEMENT COORD - ROAD & BRIDGES

St. Johns County Road & Bridge seeks an Asset Management Coordinator to be responsible for the efficient and effective utilization of the Computerized Maintenance Management System to enhance productivity and service delivery for the Road and Bridge division. Researches industry standards to formulate proper work plans, to include activity schedules, maintenance cycles, and key performance or quality indicators. Gathers required data from end users to evaluate and determine objectives, goals, and scope for the creation of technical specifications. Supports the planning and execution of project plans from start to completion. Reviews all support contracts, service level agreements, and vendor contracts for proper negotiation, budget, and execution. Reviews project plans for proper resource allocation and scheduling. Verifies and reports on project deliverables, outcome measures and other targeted metrics. Makes recommendations for the development of total quality management protocols designed to optimize citizen response, project capitalization, and use of materials and labor. Assists the department?s management team with strategic planning and implementation of multi-year infrastructure maintenance programs. Participates in the annual budget process, relating to the development of maintenance budgets, schedules, expenditure projections, and the review or development of bid and proposal requests. Assists with the development of employee performance standards. Collaborates with department supervisory staff for the review key of performance indicators and work plans; the validation of goals, objectives and project outcomes; the review and modification of work schedules; and other related service evaluations. Conducts project meetings. Analyzes, tracks and reports on project progress and status. Prepares project management plans, contract task orders, staffing/cost estimates, and schedules for approval. Collaborates with other County employees to develop, maintain, and implement the County?s Enterprise Asset Management protocols in order to interface with maintenance, labor, purchasing, and inventory functions for the County. Coordinates the planning, design and establishment of data entry standards used in the CMMS. Establishes, reassigns, revises or deletes records in key data tables in response to system user requirements as applied through use of department policies and standards. Maintains complete, concise, and contemporary technical documentation and taxonomy for the enterprise infrastructure. This includes but is not limited to physical data model schema, data specifications documents, mapping documents, architecture documentation, BI/reporting documents, data flow charts, source code for business queries, business report outputs, etc. Facilitates the development and implementation of data quality, data protection, and data usage standards. Monitors and reports compliance with data related policies, standards, roles and responsibilities, adoption requirements, and consistent application with asset management standards. Provides application support and technical guidance to end users. Builds and tests queries for internal and external auditors and public disclosure requests. Performs field and acceptance tests. Provides support in enhancing the system; maintaining system documentation; and developing related training materials. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of Total Quality Management & Continuous Improvement principles, practices and standards. Knowledge of public database management systems, principles, practices, and trends. Knowledge of project management theory and techniques. Knowledge of road and bridge construction, design and maintenance principles, practices, materials and equipment. Must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the use of project management software and asset management database applications. Skilled in the review and interpretation of construction and engineering documents. Skilled in numerical and understanding of data analysis/statistical methods. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative and analytical 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 experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position,usually associated with three to five years 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: 19
Pay Range: $47,546.83
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted