Employment Opportunities

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As of Wednesday, May 25, 2016, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

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. Salary commensurate with experience, minimum of $41,443. May be hired as Senior Planner commensurate with experience at minimum of $45,745 to $50,320. 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: $41,443.13
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


LIBRARY ASSISTANT I P/T - LIBRARY SERVICES

St. Johns County Main Library seeks a part time Library Assistant I (24 hours per week) to perform a variety of clerical and technical duties relating to the operation of specialized areas of a public library. To assist the public in person, by telephone, or via electronic means with circulation or general directional and reference queries. Perform routine automated library circulation functions including those related to check-in and check-out of materials, patron registration, fines, holds, etc. Empty book drop; shelve library materials; shelf read library collections. Collect and compile statistics. May substitute on bookmobile, at branches, or in other library departments as needed to maintain effective service. High school diploma or equivalent required. Must have one (1) year experience working in a library setting. College education may be substituted for year of experience. Must be able to comprehend, speak, and write the English language. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver license. Must possess knowledge of general office equipment, especially a computer. St. Johns County is a drug free workplace and an equal employment opportunity employer. St. Johns County is a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. All employment actions are taken without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, sex, marital status, age, disability, or genetics. Hourly rate is $13.42.
Pay Grade: N/A
Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


UTILITY MAINTENANCE TECH - LIFT STATIONS & LINES

St. Johns County Utility Department seeks a Utility Maintenance Technician to assist in preventative maintenance of pump stations, water and wastewater facilities, wells and step tanks. Assists in the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of electrical systems at treatment plants and lift stations. Assists in installing, maintaining and repairing pumps and mechanical equipment at plants and lift stations. Maintains assigned vehicles and equipment. Responds to after-hours emergencies. Completes work orders. Assists in the repair of broken water and sewer lines. Operates pump truck, crane truck, and vacuum truck. Assists in maintaining pump station grounds. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge of Electrical repair and maintenance principles. Electrical experience preferred, but not required. Knowledge of mechanical repair and maintenance principles. Knowledge of plumbing system repair and maintenance principles. Must be skilled in the operation of assigned tools and equipment. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must possess 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 obtain class ?C? collections certification by FWPCOA within two (2) years of employment. 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 three years. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida class B ?CDL? driver?s license with ?N? (tanker) endorsement within six (6) months of employment. 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
Pay Range: $29,330.43
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


COUNTY TRAFFIC ENGINEER - TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION

St. Johns County Traffic & Transportation seeks a County Traffic Engineer to manage all aspects related to County Traffic Operations, including traffic studies, design, capital improvements, maintenance, traffic control facilities including the ITS signal system, the Traffic Calming Program and overseeing the operations of the sign shop. The position will also include developing and managing the Alternative Transportation program for pedestrian, bicycle and other alternate modes of transportation. Directs the work of technical staff involved in the installation and maintenance of traffic control devices. Manages the response to traffic complaints to resolve the issue. Establishes and supervises traffic data collection efforts for transportation studies and reports pertaining to the implementation of traffic control devices; condition diagrams, and accident history to recommend appropriate geometric, roadside, or traffic control devices; prepares and submits traffic study reports to the County Engineer. Responds to citizen and inter-agency inquiries regarding traffic regulations, traffic control device standards, and requests for installations of traffic control devices. Develops professional scope of services for transportation studies, annual maintenance contracts, County grants, and capital highway safety projects including but not limited to highway safety, bicycles, pedestrians and multimodal. Writes requests and reviews proposals for consultant contracts. Prepares and supervises the review of bid proposals, bid addenda, and construction documents for traffic improvements. Administers application of Special Use permits for events involving the use of County roadways for special events. Reviews proposed roadway and intersection improvement plans prepared by others to ensure conformity with uniform traffic control standards and regulations; reviews traffic operational warrants. Reviews traffic studies associated with traffic enforcement agreements; confers with consultants and makes recommendations to the County Engineer. Assists with the annual preparation of departmental operating budgets. Prepares maintenance of traffic plans for County projects involving road closures, lane closures, and detour routes. Provides expert witness testimony on behalf of the county as required. Provides technical assistance to the Growth Management Department. Completes annual employee evaluations. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of management principles and practices. Knowledge of traffic management principles and practices. Knowledge of engineering theory, principles and practices. Knowledge of construction practices, principles, and regulations. Knowledge of permitting agency rules and regulations. 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. 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 be 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 a minimum of five years? experience or service. Certification as a Professional Engineer in the State of Florida required. 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 commensurate with experience; minimum of $71,347.30 to $89,955.33.
Pay Grade: 24
Pay Range: $71,347.30
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


ELECTRICIAN III - SHERIFF COMPLEX MAINTENANCE

St. Johns County Sheriffs Complex Maintenance Division seeks an Electrician III to be responsible for the installation, repair, and maintenance of a variety of high and low voltage electrical systems. Maintains interior and exterior lighting in county buildings and parking lots. Maintains sports lighting. Maintains internet-based lighting controls. Repairs elevated lights with the use of a high lifts and ladders. Maintains roadway and bridge lighting; establishes safe work zones. Repairs and maintains electrical utility services. Repairs and maintains generators. Purchases supplies and materials. Maintains tools and equipment. Responds to after-hours service requests. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of basic and advanced electrical theory. Knowledge of the National Electric Code. Knowledge of the tools and equipment used in the installation, repair and maintenance of electrical systems. Performs other maintenance related duties as assigned. Knowledge of department policies and procedures. Must be skilled in diagnostic troubleshooting. Skilled in the operation of job-related tools, vehicles and equipment. 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. Valid State of Florida or St. Johns County Class I Master Electrician License is required for Electrician III designation. Candidates with possession of a valid State of Florida or St. Johns County Electric Journeymans License will be considered at the designation of Electrician II and will be placed at a Pay Grade 14. Selected candidate must pass a background check by the St. Johns County Sheriffs Office. Must be comfortable working in a Criminal Justice Facility. 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: 16
Pay Range: $39,446.16
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


COUNTY ENGINEER - PROJECT ADMINISTRATION

St. Johns County seeks a County Engineer to provide professional engineering services in support of county operations and directs the operations of the Engineering Division. Manages the Public Works Engineering Department including the Capital Improvement Program (CIP), Traffic Operations, Right of Way (ROW) Management, Alternative Transportation, and Transportation Planning. Researches and prepares recommendations for drainage issues in conjunction with the development review process; suggests recommendations for construction, code compliance, work order, drainage, and roadway issues. Prepares yearly CIP and operating budgets for the Engineering Division. Meets with other county personnel to develop, review, and update existing rules, regulations, ordinances, specifications, and procedures associated with land development and improvement projects; works with local, state, and federal agencies associated with public and private development. Provides expert witness testimony on behalf of the county. Coordinates with state and federal agencies to accomplish coastal engineering, drainage, water quality, and other environmentally sensitive county projects. Ensures that county water quality standards meet EPA and FDEP requirements. Reviews development plans for compliance with codes, regulations and ordinances; reviews comments related to design submittals and identifies design alternatives. Performs studies, analyses, and designs for permitting and construction of incidental drainage and roadway improvements; directs the acquisition of survey data for incidental design projects. Answers public concerns regarding regulations, review processes, and drainage problems. Attends public hearings and pre-construction conferences. Coordinates with Road and Bridge Department to resolve roadway and drainage and other issues. Performs the work of the Public Works Director as delegated in his or her absence. Provides technical oversight of the development review engineering and transportation planning for Growth Management. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of management principles and practices. Knowledge of engineering theory, principles and practices. Knowledge of construction practices, principles, and regulations. Knowledge of permitting agency rules and regulations. Knowledge of budgetary principles and practices. Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. Knowledge of applicable Florida statutes. 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 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 a minimum of eight years experiences as a Professional Engineer. Certification as a Professional Engineer in the State of Florida as specified by F.S. 336 required. 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. Salary commensurate with experience; minimum of $86,929.76 to $109,601.83.
Pay Grade: 26
Pay Range: $86,929.76
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


GIS SYSTEMS ANALYST - UTILITIES

St. Johns County Utility Department seeks a GIS Systems Analyst I to be responsible for performing assigned Geographic Information System functions in support of department operations. Processes and completes mapping work requests from county staff and the general public. Works with citizens and county personnel to coordinate related requests. Interprets and performs complex spatial analysis on GIS data layers to produce maps, reports, and other products; Assists in the development of GIS applications for use by county staff and the general public; Develops scripts and related applications to assist in performing assigned duties; Develops and maintains GIS data layers and metadata. Maintains equipment, software, and end-products, including but not limited to a library of frequently requested maps. Provides training and technical support for end-users. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of Geographic Information System hardware and software. Knowledge of trends in GIS technology. Knowledge of data 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 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: 19
Pay Range: $45,745.46
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted