Employment Opportunities

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As of Sunday, October 20, 2019, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

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 contractors' license and registration. Maintains assigned vehicle and equipment. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. 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. 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 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, and must successfully obtain License within one year of receipt of the provisional license. 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. Pay Range $41,860.46 to $46,206.11 depending on licensure. 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: $41,860.46
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


CUSTOMER SERVICE REP - SJC PIER

St. Johns County Parks and Recreation seeks a Part Time Customer Service Rep to provide customer service and clerical support for the general public visiting Parks and Recreation Department facilities particularly the St. Johns County Ocean Fishing Pier and Park. Answers telephone and greets visitors; provides information and assistance to all patrons. Facilitates an overall positive experience for all Pier visitors through demonstrated knowledge of available services. Assist with pier visitor check-in and fee collection; control and manage play and attendance. Accurately receives and processes fees for services and customer payments. Reconciles accounts daily. Ensures all products, facilities and services are available to the public. Informs appropriate Recreation and Park staff of any operational discrepancies, needed repairs, etc. Maintains a professional personal appearance and presence while in the office at all times and on the premises during scheduled shifts. May be assigned as lead worker, in absence of Supervisor. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of all services and facilities associated with the Pier Park. Knowledge of supervisory practices and principles, with service and customer focused attitude. Knowledge of current customer relationship management tactics and strategies. Knowledge of safe food practices. Self-motivated with desire to promote and market, strong organizational, planning and prioritization skills. Must be skilled in written and oral business communications. Experienced computer user with Microsoft Word and Excel. Proficient in other applications, i.e. email, internet, tournament, and database. Ability to follow specific instructions independently with minimal direct supervision. 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 basic mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the major duties of this position usually interpreted as having at least one (1) year of customer service 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. $14.58 per hour / 24 hours per week.
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Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


ENGINEER - TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION

St. Johns County Traffic & Transportation seeks an Engineer to provide technical analysis related to Traffic and Transportation operations, as well as new public and commercial infrastructure development and signalization for St. Johns County. Gathers data, through research, field observations and interview, to capture vehicle-generated traffic data in order to enable safer roadways and enhanced mobility within St. Johns County. Maintains various performance metrics for signal warrants, sight distances, speed zoning, pedestrian crossings, school zones, traffic calming, vehicle/pedestrian volume, turning movement, crash data, among others. Prepares evaluations, assessments, studies, forecast models and related analyses and reports. Develops scopes of services and project outcomes for vehicle and roadway operation initiatives, to include transportation studies, continuing or outside consultant contracts, grants and other related capital projects. Assists Risk Management with insurance claims related to repair and replacement of traffic operation devices. Coordinates technical reviews of infrastructure plans with County employees from Growth Management or other departments, transportation professionals and outside agencies to assess and resolve capacity issues and productivity improvements, ensure legal conformity and incorporate transversal issues. Prepares and reviews maintenance of traffic (MOT) plans for projects involving road closures, lane closures, and detour routes. Assists with developing Intermodal strategies that involve extensions to or linkages with existing infrastructure. Collaborates with Traffic and Transportation Division leaders to propose and refine processes and technical transportation management methods. Shares development and innovation strategies to foster technological advances and improved system capabilities. Responds to citizen and inter-agency inquiries regarding traffic regulations, traffic control device standards, and requests for installations of traffic control devices. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of traffic engineering principles and practices. Knowledge of construction practices, principles, and regulations. Knowledge of with traffic signal and transportation management principles and practices. Knowledge of governing regulations, legislation, and requirements related to vehicle and roadway operational practices (e.g. Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), Intelligent Technology Systems (ITS)). Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the use of project management techniques. Skilled in preparation of written technical reports. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with a baccalaureate degree in civil engineering, or similar field. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the technical duties of this position, usually interpreted to require one to three years of related experience. Must obtain and maintain Certification as Engineer Intern or Engineer-in-Training within one year from date of hire. Employee may be reclassified as Engineer (PE) and placed 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. Salary $57,648.80 to $72,684.14 dependent on knowledge, skills, and experience.
Pay Grade: 21
Pay Range: $57,648.80
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


FIRE INSPECTOR - FIRE SERVICES

St. Johns County Fire Rescue seeks Fire Inspector to conduct fire and life safety inspections. Inspects commercial and multi-family dwellings to ensure compliance with fire codes. May complete required fire code inspections for day care, nursing home, group home, assisted living and school facilities. Inspects fire protection systems for fire code compliance. Prepares inspection reports with detailed findings. Communicates with relevant parties concerning compliance issues and re-inspections; initiates enforcement actions. Consults with contractors concerning fire code requirements. Provides information to property owners and occupants concerning fire code requirements; participates in public education and fire prevention programs. Investigates code complaints initiated by citizens, contractors and external agencies. Inspects fire pumps and mains. Responds to emergency fire and medical scenes as required if applicant is a Florida certified firefighter and EMT or Paramedic. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of fire safety codes. Knowledge of county streets and geography. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. 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 have the ability to meet current requirements set forth in Florida Statue #633, Division of State Fire Marshal Administrative Rules 69A-39. May be placed at Pay Grade 17 if a certified Firefighter in the State of Florida and assigned to act in this capacity. 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: $41,860.46
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


HVAC TECH II - FACILITIES MAINTENANCE

St. Johns County's Facilities Maintenance Department seeks an HVAC Tech II to be responsible for the installation, repair, and maintenance of HVAC systems in county buildings and facilities. Installs, maintains and repairs HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems. Designs HVAC systems; installs new equipment and modifies duct work as needed. Assists contractors with new construction. Repairs electronic gates and doors. Purchases parts and supplies. Maintains assigned tools, vehicles and equipment. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of HVAC system installation, repair and maintenance. Knowledge of relevant construction codes. Knowledge of the tools and equipment used in the installation, repair and maintenance of HVAC systems. 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. 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 have possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid State of Florida or St. Johns County HVAC/Mechanical Journeyman?s License and a Universal Refrigerant Reclaim Certificate from an EPA certified agency required for HVAC Technician II designation. Possession of or the ability to readily obtain a valid State of Florida or St. Johns County Class I Master Mechanical License and a Universal Refrigerant Reclaim Certificate from an EPA certified agency required for HVAC Technician III designation. 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: $38,833.67
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


LIBRARY ASSISTANT I P/T - LIBRARY SERVICES

St. Johns County Southeast Branch Library seeks a part time Library Assistant I for 20 to 25 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 $14.58.
Pay Grade: N/A
Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


WWT PLANT OPERATOR C - SEWER TREATMENT & DISPOSAL

St. Johns County Utility Department seeks a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator "C" or above to inspect and monitor plant operating conditions; monitor plant processes and makes adjustments as required. Checks pumps and motors for proper operation. Monitors chemical feed pumps and adjusts as needed. Calibrates and verifies meters and outdoor monitoring systems. Maintains log books on all plant functions. Collects wastewater samples for laboratory analysis. Conducts analytical tests on different stages of treated and untreated wastewater. Troubleshoots and repairs plant equipment. Cleans clarifiers, filters, contact chambers and aerators. Maintains plant buildings and grounds. This position will require shift work. Maintains full time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of wastewater treatment system maintenance and operations principles. Knowledge of wastewater spills standard operating procedures. Knowledge of water hydraulics. 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 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 a minimum of one year. Shift coverage will be required. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent certification. Must possess a State of Florida class "C" or above, certification in wastewater treatment. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Florida for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. Must maintain excellent interpersonal and communication skills to deal with public. Must be able to comprehend, speak, and write the English language. Starting annual salary for Operator I "C" is $44,357.03, Operator II "B" $46,574.88, Operator III "A" $48,903.63 with shift differentials for 2nd and 3rd shifts. An Operator Trainee may be considered at the starting annual salary of $35,181.39 if a qualified applicant for the Utility Operator I "C" or above position is not identified. 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