Employment Opportunities

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As of Friday, September 30, 2016, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

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: $26,571.92
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


MANAGEMENT/BUDGET ANALYST - MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

St. Johns County Management & Budget office seeks a Budget Analyst to perform financial analysis duties in support of the countys budget development and financial management operations. Develops, analyzes, and executes county budget strategies and prepares the county budget, including the preparation and submission of legally required forms to various agencies; examines department budget estimates and proposals for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with established procedures, regulations, and organizational objectives. Prepares and reviews county department and capital project budget amendments and Board of County Commissioners agenda items. Maintains the countys Capital Improvement Plan and debt financing strategy. Develops and maintains databases and other analytical tools to assists in financial decision making; develops, maintains and utilizes financial forecasting and financial modeling; develops and maintains county program performance measure reporting and evaluations, mid-year budget reviews, fee schedules, county financial plan, and other reporting/website updates. Reviews and interprets federal, state and local laws or regulations, the county administrative code, IRS code, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and other authoritative sources. Assists county administration and provides oversight to departments with financial and budget management issues; assists county administration and county commissioners with public information issues; assists in the purchasing and request for proposal process and other contract management issues. Monitors state and federal legislative proposals and projects the impact to the county. Oversees and monitors the countys compliance with federal and state grant management processes. Analyzes and advises county administration and assigned departments on policy and management issues for the county to develop more efficient, innovative and effective methods of distributing limited financial and other resources among various departments and programs. Assists in payroll management, position control, personnel budgeting, and the maintenance of an equitable pay system; develops county employee health care strategies as well as strategies for other employee benefits. Monitors assigned department budgets; provides assistance in making transfers; reviews requisitions to determine availability of funds in budget accounts; ensures compliance with establishes procedures; assists departments in preparing proposals, agreements, resolutions, and agenda items. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of municipal and state governmental budgeting, accounting, and auditing procedures. Knowledge of relevant state and federal laws and county ordinances, resolutions, contracts, and other policies and procedures. Knowledge of public administration theories, principals 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 and financial 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 five years. A Masters degree in a related field of study may substitute for two (2) of the required years of 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: 18
Pay Range: $43,541.18
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru October 6, 2016


ENGINEER (PE) - UTILITIES

St. Johns County Utility Department seeks an Engineer to perform professional engineering functions in support of the county?s utility operations. Manages projects and oversees the activities of consultants and contractors in the construction of utility projects; reviews invoices for services from consulting engineers and contractors. Reviews and coordinates construction project plans, specifications, and bid documents for capital improvement projects; coordinates and conducts meetings with consultants and contractors; prepares and reviews consultant and contractor task orders, proposals, change orders, and contract documents. Processes operation permit renewals; signs and seals permitting documents; prepares related correspondence and replies to requests for information. Conducts field inspections for compliance with plans, specifications and documents. Participates in the development and management of the department?s annual capital improvement plan and project budgets; develops progress and status reports, letters and files related to projects; prepares annual construction and engineering contracts; assists in prioritizing work projects; performs condition assessments and critical evaluations of key system components. Plans, organizes and coordinates a variety of projects, studies, evaluates and reports. Manages design teams for water, sewer, and refuse projects. Performs evaluations of critical engineering feasibility analyses, hydraulic analyses, and treatment and performance efficiency analyses. Provides engineering certification of utility projects and ensures that all construction is compliance with federal, state and local permitting and regulatory requirements. Performs computer modeling of water and sewer systems and provides system connection pressures; evaluates system capabilities for operation and expansion. Designs in-house construction projects such as lift stations and main extensions. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of project management principles and practices. Knowledge of utility engineering principles, practices, materials and equipment. Knowledge of budgetary principles and practices. 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 a minimum four (4) years experience in Civil or Environmental Engineering. Preference will be given to experience related to water and sewer utilities. Must have experience in design of lift stations, water and sewer force mains, water and sewer plants, computer modeling of water and sewer systems. Knowledge of permitting standards and other rules and regulations associated with FDEP and SJRWMD. Certification as a Professional Engineer by the State of Florida as Civil or Environmental Engineer or ability to obtain such certification in Florida via reciprocity 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: 22
Pay Range: $58,558.05
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


CASE MANAGER - COMMUNITY BASED CARE PROGRAM

St. Johns County Health and Human Services seeks a "Certified" Case Manager to perform case management duties in support of clients in assigned programs. Provides referrals to local resources. Maintains case files and participates in supervisory review of cases on a quarterly basis. Determines client eligibility for county social services. Attends required training. Reviews standard operating procedures to determine the best method to provide services to clients. Assists clients in the completion of required applications. Assists clients by coordinating transportation to needed services. Conducts home, school and work visits. Completes telephone contacts with clients, service providers, and investigators. Documents client contacts. Maintains travel logs. Processes Foster Care licensures and relicensures in a timely and accurate manner. Instructs pre-service training for new applicants for Foster Home, Adoptive Home, or Relative/Relative homes. Responds to and resolves Foster program parent questions, problems and concerns. Implements new Quality Parenting Initiative standards. Ensures the Foster Homes maintain licensing standards throughout the year. Responds to after-hours emergencies. Recruits Foster Home parents. Writes Adoptive Home studies and Relative/Non-Relative Homes studies. Finger prints clients. Completes home visits to ensure compliance with policies and procedures. Transports Foster children to appointments as needed. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of relevant federal, state, local and program regulations and requirements, knowledge of case management principles, knowledge of available community resources and 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 and 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 work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service. Must have possession of or ability to obtain appropriate child welfare licensing and/or certifications commensurate with duties performed. May be hired at 5% below pay grade as a "Trainee" until certified by the Florida Department of Children and Families. 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.
Pay Grade: 16
Pay Range: $39,446.16
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
Pay Range: $27,917.12
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


PROJECT SPECIALIST - LAND MANAGEMENT

St. Johns County Land Management seeks a Project Specialist to perform specialized technical duties in support and coordination of Land Management projects. Provides direct support to the Land Management Project Manager with variety of specialized technical duties to enhance departmental operations and development. Coordinates administrative and support services for the departments projects and initiatives. This may include procurement of materials for projects; coordination and monitoring of inventory; facilitation of public meetings; acquisition or lease of real property; grants and financial administration; preparation and review of operational reports; and other assigned research or analysis. Prepares reports and analyses. These may include financial statements, revenue and expenditure models, strategic planning, longitudinal studies, site plans, maps, agenda items or other special projects, as assigned. Assists staff by responding to more complex inquiries from the public regarding departments programs and function. Resolves vendor or customer issues. Participates on assigned committees, task forces, or other community outreach programs, and represents the department as assigned. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of geographic information systems technology, practices and techniques. Knowledge of federal and state laws or ordinances regarding acquisition of property, real estate, and contract administration. Knowledge of public finance, budgeting and purchasing principles and practices. Knowledge generally accepted accounting and fund accounting principles and practices. 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 contract negotiation. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative and financial 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 an associates degree. A baccalaureate degree is preferred. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the nature of the work in order to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with three to five years experience or service. Must possess and maintain a State of Florida Real Estate License or equivalent within one year of hire. 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: $41,443.13
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


ROOFER III - FACILITIES MAINTENANCE

St. Johns County Facilities Maintenance seeks a Roofer III to be responsible for the installation, repair and maintenance of all facets of commercial and residential low and steep slope roof assemblies. Analyzes and interprets job details and estimates material and equipment requirements. Purchases materials as needed. Repairs, installs and replaces all types of commercial and residential low and steep roof systems. Assists other trades workers in the completion of construction, maintenance and repair projects. Maintains assigned tools, vehicles and equipment. Maintains a full time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have thorough knowledge of roof construction, repair and preventive maintenance activities. Knowledge of relevant building codes. Knowledge of the tools and equipment used in the installation, repair and maintenance of low and steep slope roof assemblies. Knowledge of department policies and procedures. Must be skilled in troubleshooting roof and other building envelope leaks and be knowledgeable in waterproofing practices. Skilled in the operation of job-related tools, vehicles and hi-lift 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. 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 position as a master roofer for a minimum of five years. Must possess a Class I Roofing Contractor?s License. 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: $39,446.16
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


MANAGER/R&B - ROAD & BRIDGES

St. Johns County Road & Bridge seeks a Department Manager to be responsible for maintaining all County roadway, ROW vegetation, bridge, and drainage infrastructure. This position will oversee and direct programmatic maintenance, operations and Total Quality Management for the Road & Bridge Division. Directs responsive maintenance and in-house construction activities in county, including the selection and distribution or resources and the supervision of assigned personnel. Ensure processes are instituted that maximizes customer service delivery and division resource utilization. Provides for timely response and resolution to complaints and concerns from the general public, county administration and other county departments. Track and provide feedback to customer initiated Service Requests. Determine how customers? expectations will change over time and develops and implements strategic plans for the organization to meet these changing expectations. Oversees the development of a Quality Management System for the Road & Bridge Division. Responsible for supporting the development, maintenance and mentoring of a customer-focused culture within the organization. Establish annual programmatic performance based budget and targets. Report actual progress versus budget on a periodic basis to Public Works management. Prepares and administers the annual Road and Bridge Division budget. Manages the inspection of road and bridge projects for compliance with engineered plans, specifications, quality standards, county ordinances, and regulatory permits. Utilizes the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to design and implement measures for work standardization procedures. Define, monitor and utilize metrics relating to efficient operations, engaged workforce, stewardship of physical assets, continuous innovation and improvement and effective communications. Reports to the Public Works Director the status of County roadway, ROW vegetation, bridge, and drainage maintenance concerns. Oversees coordination of maintenance activities with other service groups and with other state and local agencies. Conducts studies and develops new methods for improving County road, ROW vegetation, bridge, and drainage maintenance activities. Manages the Road and Bridge Safety Program. Trains, assigns, directs, supervises, evaluates and disciplines personnel. Assists with roadway-related litigation issues. Make presentations to the general public, other County departments and the Board of County Commissioners. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of management methods, techniques and Total Quality Management principles. Knowledge of road and bridge construction and maintenance principles, practices, materials and equipment. Knowledge of laws and ordinances affecting public works operations. 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. An advanced degree and additional State Certifications/Licenses affiliated to the occupational field are preferred. 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 eight to ten 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.
Pay Grade: 24
Pay Range: $71,347.30
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted