Employment Opportunities

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As of Sunday, September 24, 2017, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

PLANS EXAMINER - BUILDING

St. Johns County Building Services seeks a licensed Plans Examiner to be responsible for the examination and review of construction documents to ensure compliance with relevant codes, ordinances and standards. Reviews submitted construction documents for compliance with codes, standards, and regulations. Responds to permit applicants' requests for information and clarification of plan review comments. Answers questions regarding requirements relating to codes, standards and regulations. Researches complaints and issues related to building construction. Performs field inspections when required. Completes required continuing education. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of building, mechanical, plumbing, fuel gas, energy, accessibility, and other applicable codes. Attends pre-construction meetings to provide guidance to permit applicants. Reviews coastal construction projects for compliance with relevant zoning ordinances. Reviews elevation certificates. Reviews all permit applications to determine susceptibility to flooding and ensure compliance with relevant flood zone requirements. Performs field inspections and plan reviews on abandoned homes and commercial projects for re-permitting. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Must have knowledge of building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fuel gas, energy, and accessibility codes. Knowledge of building construction practices and terminology. Knowledge of the construction plan review process. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in reading, interpreting, applying and enforcing code and construction document requirements. Skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports. Skilled in oral and written communication. Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. Must have sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/ internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. Must possess valid State of Florida Standard Plans Examiner License or ability to obtain examination eligibility through the Department of Business and Professional Regulation and successfully obtain licensure within a six month period. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license and any other endorsements necessary to legally operate vehicles used while assigned to this position. Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills in order to serve others. Must be able to comprehend, speak and write the English language. Must be able to operate a computer. St. Johns County is a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. All employment actions are taken without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, sex, marital status, age, disability, or genetics.
Pay Grade: 19
Pay Range: $46,568.88
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


LIBRARY ASSISTANT I P/T - LIBRARY SERVICES

St. Johns County Ponte Vedra Library seeks a part time Children?s Library Assistant I for 27 hours per week to assist in overseeing the daily operations of Children?s and Teen services and other functions as assigned. Prior experience working with children and youth programming preferred to assist with providing reader?s advisory, reference and general information to patrons; providing assistance and instruction regarding the use of databases, catalogs, and computer applications. Assists patrons at children?s and circulation desk; checks materials in and out; registers patrons; processes hold requests; collects fines and fee. Follows cash management procedures. Assists in sorting donated materials. Shelves circulated and in-house materials; reads shelves to ensure accuracy of material placement. Assists patrons with computer reservations and computer operation. Assists in the development of children or teen programming. Assists in developing publicity materials, including handouts and bulletin board displays. Required to substitute in other branches as necessary. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of library operations, principles, and services. Knowledge of county and department policies and procedures. Knowledge of customer service principles and project a positive public service demeanor. Must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the provision of customer service, reference support, and circulation desk services. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent certification. Must have one year of customer service or library experience. College education may be substituted for experience. 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 excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to serve others. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including, evenings, weekends and holidays. 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 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 $13.66.
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Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru September 28, 2017


GIS TECHNICIAN - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County Growth Management seeks a GIS Technician to perform technical duties in the maintenance and operation of the countys Geographic Information System in support of department operations. Interprets and performs basic spatial analysis on GIS data layers to produces maps, reports, and other products. Designs, creates, and provides hard copy and digital maps in a variety of formats. Interprets legal descriptions, plats and other legal documents to make boundary location decisions; reviews legal descriptions for accuracies. Reviews and verifies property ownership. Develops and maintains GIS data layers in support of transportation planning; designs related reports and maps. Provides technical information to the general public regarding concurrency and transportation issues. Assists applicants in filing applications for concurrency determination and development agreements. Assists with concurrency tracking monitoring. Fulltime 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 completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education. Must have sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/ internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver?s license and any other endorsements necessary to legally operate vehicles used while assigned to this position. Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills in order to serve others. Must be able to comprehend, speak and write the English language. Must be able to operate a computer. St. Johns County is a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. All employment actions are taken without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, sex, marital status, age, disability, or genetics.
Pay Grade: 14
Pay Range: $36,379.53
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru September 28, 2017


CHIEF ENGINEER - PROJECT ADMINISTRATION

St. Johns County Public Works seeks a Chief Engineer to be responsible for developing and managing a comprehensive Strategic Plan for Public Works to include Transportation and Traffic, Alternative Transportation, Water Quality, Safety, Pavement Management, and Capital Improvements. Ensures consistency between the Countywide Transportation Master Plan and the Public Works Capital Improvements Program priorities. Develops process for periodic updates and integration with other Public Works Programs (Asset Management). Manages the Water Quality Program projects, Basin Management Action Plan (BMAP), and other water quality related projects. Trains, supervises, evaluates and disciplines assigned personnel. Makes recommendations regarding hiring and firing decisions. Prepares and supervises the preparation of contracts, interlocal agreements and other legal documents as necessary. Works closely with other county departments and local, state, and federal agencies. Coordinates public outreach for input and participates in delivering public presentations. Engages with outside agencies to coordinate priority projects and explore grant or other funding options. Responds to public or other inquiries for information in a clear, concise, and professional manner. May be required to provide expert witness testimony on behalf of the county. 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 department in order to direct and coordinate work within the department, usually interpreted to require a minimum of five years experience in a professional capacity. Licensure as a Professional Engineer in the State of Florida as specified by F.S. 336 is preferred. An incumbent with certification as a Planner (AICP) with the requisite experience may be considered and placed at Pay Grade 22. 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: Minimum salary $65,800.60 - maximum $100,123.39.
Pay Grade: 23
Pay Range: $65,800.60
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


IT Coordinator - SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS

St. Johns County Supervisor of Elections Office seeks an IT Coordinator to provide technical services supporting the operation of the Elections Office, office computer technology, elections related hardware and software, voting equipment and other related peripherals. Provides primary support for office computer technology which includes file servers, both virtual and physical, storage devices which includes SAN and/or NAS, office workstations, switches, routers/firewalls, printers, barcode and document scanners. Ability to perform typical maintenance and troubleshooting of the computer system, office equipment such as backing up, updating or patching, anti-virus, and troubleshooting performance issues. Ability to support applications such as Word, Access, Excel, Outlook, etc.; working knowledge of Windows 7 and Windows 10, Windows Servers, Microsoft SQL Server, Exchange, VMware, patch management, and other peripheral software, and participates in the resolution of difficult computer-related problems. Maintains a working knowledge of the Election Laws of the State of Florida, as well as a working knowledge of the voting system and voter registration system used in St. Johns County. Ability to accurately and proficiently assist voters by phone or in person. Assists in coordinating and monitoring Voting Equipment activities. Performs records management. Assists in preparing analytical and research reports, budgets, summaries, and recommendations. Assists with updating and maintaining the public website. Maintains ballot-on-demand printers, electronic poll books and other electronic elections equipment. Maintains working knowledge of inventory control. Must have excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem solving skills required for working with the public in a responsive, courteous, and professional manner. Must have developed and mature teamwork skills ? able to interact respectfully and effectively with co-workers. Must have the commitment to continuous learning. Must possess excellent organizational skills. Must have the ability to analyze technical and administrative problems and make appropriate recommendations which are clear and concise and be able to implement those recommendations, when required. Must have the ability to perform in an environment of constant change; ability to perform in a flexible work environment. Must be willing and able to work extended hours, including Saturdays, Sundays, holidays and evenings with minimal or no notice. Must be a registered voter in Florida. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver?s license. Applicant must possess a minimum of 5 years? hands-on experience with VMware 5.x or 6.x, Windows Servers 2008 & 2012, Windows 7, and Windows 10 functioning in a Microsoft Active Directory environment. Must have direct knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server, Exchange, Group Policy, DHCP, Roaming Profiles, Firewalls, Routers, Layer 3 Switches, NAT, Routing Protocols, Email Archiving, Virus/Malware Prevention & Mitigation Processes, Anti-Virus Servers, Windows permissions at both the NTFS and Share Level. SJC Supervisor of Elections is a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. All employment actions are taken without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, sex, marital status, age, disability, or genetics. This position is being advertised for the St. Johns County Supervisor of Elections Office. For any information regarding this position, please contact the Supervisor of Elections Office at (904) 823-2238. A complete job description including the physical/visual requirements and the environmental conditions of the job are available at the Supervisor of Elections Office. SJC Supervisor of Elections is a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. All employment actions are taken without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, sex, marital status, age, disability, or genetics. This Position is being advertised for the St. Johns County Supervisor of Elections Office. The SOE Salary Range: $49,000 - $68,900. For any information regarding this position, please contact the Supervisor of Elections Office at 904-823-2238.
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Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted