Employment Opportunities

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As of Monday, January 22, 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: $46,568.88
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


LIBRARY ASSISTANT I P/T - LIBRARY SERVICES

St. Johns County Southeast Library seeks a part time Library Assistant I for 20 hours per week to assist with library circulation and other functions of the public library. Assists with providing reader?s advisory, reference and general information to patrons; assists in providing assistance and instruction regarding the use of databases, catalogs, and computer applications. Assists patrons at circulation desk; checks materials in and out; registers patrons; processes hold requests; collects fines and fees.Empties book drop. Collects and compiles statistics. Follows cash management procedures. Assists in sorting donated materials. Assists in cataloging new acquisitions. Assists in the assessment and repair of damaged items. 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 adult 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 $13.95.
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Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


BUILDING INSPECTOR I - BUILDING

St. Johns County Building Services seeks a State of Florida licensed Building Inspector 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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Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


ENGINEER - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County Growth Management Department seeks an Engineer to perform engineering duties in support of the department?s engineering technical review operations. Reviews project applications for compliance with technical standards, the St. Johns County Land Development Code, the Development Review Manual, the Comprehensive Plan, and the Standards and Details Manual. Resolves problems that arise during the construction phase of projects. Interprets and implements Federal Emergency Management Agency and National Flood Insurance Program policies for floodplain management; assists residents with acquiring related information and answers questions; corresponds with federal agencies as needed. Reviews clearance sheet submittals for compliance with standards and requirements. Coordinates the county?s community rating system. Assists Development Review Inspectors with construction plan interpretations. Provides information and assistance to the general public. Assists in the investigation and resolution of drainage complaints. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of engineering theory, principles and practices. Knowledge of construction practices, principles, and regulations. Knowledge of local, state and federal construction codes. Knowledge of National Flood Insurance Program guidelines. 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. Place at Pay Grade 22 if in possession of a current Professional Engineering license for the State of Florida. 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: 21
Pay Range: $55,139.73
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


LICENSE TECHNICIAN - BUILDING

St. Johns County Building Services seeks a License Technician to provide technical support for the contractor licensing process. Greets visitors and answers telephone; provides information and assistance in regards to the licensing process. Creates and maintains county authorized and state certified licensing files. Processes new contractor applications. Reviews license renewal applications, issues licenses and processes payments. Receives and processes complaints from the public. Makes preparations for Contractor Review Board meetings. Prepares outgoing licensing correspondence. Schedules applicants for Review Board meetings. Mails information packets to applicants. Receives and processes incoming mail. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of the building permit process, knowledge of contractor licensing requirements, 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. 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: 12
Pay Range: $33,650.18
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


BILLING TECH - AMPHITHEATRE

St. Johns County Amphitheatre seeks a Billing Technician with ticket master / box office experience to assist with the Cultural Events box office operations. Assists Box Office Coordinator with all box office aspects of each Cultural Events Division activity: event ticket setup, event on-sale, any event changes, ticket inventory, and daily and weekly ticket sales, among others. Administers the event ticketing database for the Amphitheatre and Concert Hall. This includes, but is not limited to preparing settlement statements, financial reports and other accounts payable reconciliation. Assists the Box Office Coordinator with the backend management of tickets with the Cultural Events tickets management software; create events, holds, accurately setting up relevant data such as ticket prices, ticket text and performance dates and times. Resolves customer complaints, problems and requests. Assists the Box Office Coordinator with the training of seasonal employees. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Practices. Knowledge of box office administration and event ticketing procedures. Knowledge of proper money handling procedures. 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 having had a similar position for six months to a 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: 10
Pay Range: $30,485.41
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


PROJECT MANAGER - HURRICANE MATTHEW

St. Johns County Public Works seeks a Project Manager to manage assigned capital projects from concept through construction and support disaster recovery projects. Manages capital projects; reviews and interprets studies, plans, reports, construction drawings and specifications for compliance with county standards; reviews project cost estimates. Coordinates and reviews utility designs and adjustments. Develops, reviews and processes scopes of work assessments, designs, change orders, requests for payments, design acceptance, permit compliance, and final acceptance. Coordinates activities with other county departments. Conducts reviews of plans, specifications and studies; communicates with consultants concerning review findings and recommended or necessary revisions. Researches, prepares, monitors, and manages grant applications and grant funded projects. Develops requests for proposals and qualifications. Conducts public meetings and makes presentations concerning present and future projects. Coordinates the acquisition of property and easements through the Land Management Department. Coordinates project records and documentation management. Coordinates recovery efforts and documentation following emergencies and disaster events. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of project management principles and practices. Knowledge of construction practices, principles, and regulations. Knowledge of project accounting. Knowledge of grant administration 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. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with a minimum of eight years combined education and 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: 21
Pay Range: $55,139.73
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


SPONSOR & CLIENT DVP MGR - AMPHITHEATRE

St. Johns County Amphitheatre seeks a Development and Client Services Manager to develop strategic partnerships with community businesses and leaders in order to maximize fiscal sustainability and cultivate strong public relations and presence in the community. Collaborates with department management to develop communications plans, recruitment campaigns, key performance indicators, and other activities to favorably position the St. Johns County Cultural Events department within the industry and community. Identifies, cultivates, and secures recurring sponsorship and patronization for the Cultural Events Department. Develops customized and unique sponsor proposals aligned with the goals and mission of the department. Generates sales that meet or exceed department goals. Amplifies collective sales opportunities by introducing key client contacts to colleagues and managers. Coordinates event logistics to ensure proper fulfillment and facilitation of donor and sponsorship contracts. Develops customer/client service protocols for Front of House activities, to include the Box Office, Volunteers, Security, and specialty programs staff. Monitors and evaluates for compliance and quality assurance. Develops and maintains a journal of outstanding proposals and portfolio of key clients and contract services. Maintains a public presence through donor appreciation, community and business networking. Serves as liaison to the Friends of St. Augustine Amphitheatre and Ponte Vedra Concert Hall groups. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of event planning, volunteer coordination principles, methods and techniques. Knowledge of project management principles, methods, and techniques. Knowledge of marketing, accounting and procurement practices, laws, rules and regulations. Must be skilled and proficiency with personal computer software applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, and contract management. Skilled and demonstrated track record of closing sales of complex systems or services with protracted sales cycles. 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 project management. 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 baccalaureate degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or other related field. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the major duties of the position, usually interpreted to require five or more 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: 19
Pay Range: $47,546.83
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted