Employment Opportunities

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As of Friday, December 2, 2016, 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


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: $44,324.92
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


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


EMERGCY MANAGEMNT PLANNER - EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

St. Johns County Emergency Management Services seeks a qualified candidate for the Emergency Management Planner to assist with the development and management of the county's emergency management plans and logistical support of the EOC. Assists in the development, update and maintenance of the St Johns County Emergency Plans. Reviews healthcare facilities emergency plans for compliance with AHCA criteria. Serves as the Deputy Planning Section Chief during activations of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC)and works within Emergency Support Function 5. Assists In the logistical support and maintenance of the EOC and emergency management equipment. Assists with maintaining GIS maps, including evacuation zones, emergency shelters, evacuation routes, critical facilities, and Point of Disaster/Logistical Staging Areas. Assists in responding to citizen and partner agency requests and emergency preparedness initiatives. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of emergency management principles and practices. Knowledge of departmental and county policies and procedures and related federal, state, and local guidelines. Knowledge of emergency preparedness plan development and 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 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: 17
Pay Range: $42,189.11
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


CIP PROGRAM MANAGER - PROJECT ADMINISTRATION

St. Johns County Engineering Department seeks a Capital Improvement Program Manager to provide supervision and management of the Public Works department?s capital improvement program projects in order to maintain, preserve and protect the infrastructure resources of the county in the most efficient and effective manner possible. Manages and directs the development and implementation of Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects and other related tasks pertaining to beach renourishment, water quality, roadway design, storm water and drainage, culverts replacement, sidewalks, pavement management, and other duties as assigned. Trains, assigns, schedules, directs, supervises, evaluates and disciplines staff. Coordinates the work of the Engineering, Road & Bridge, Solid Waste, and the Fleet Maintenance divisions as it relates to the Capital Improvement Program. Serves as a member of the county's management team and identifies and develops courses of action to respond to a wide variety of organizational needs. These include the development of Department policies, systems, and procedures to achieve short-and long-term goals and work standards; management and coordination of the Public Works Department emergency operations; update and maintenance of the St. Johns County Emergency Plan; acting as liaison to member agencies in the performance of a variety of activities in the areas of mitigation, safety, accident prevention, loss control, plan formulation and exercises. Builds strong, positive community relationships and encourage citizen engagement; establishes and maintains effective working relationships with elected officials, department directors and managers, other agencies, economic development partners, and the public. Monitors contract compliance with state and federal regulations for grants and federal programs. Represents the County Public Works Department on behalf of the County Administrator and Board of County Commissioners with staff and outside organizations, and develops joint efforts on projects/issues when appropriate. Prepares and delivers public presentations for elected officials and the general public as necessary. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of capital improvement project management methods and techniques. Knowledge of engineering principles, practices, materials and equipment. 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, preference given for a Master?s degree or a Professional Engineer in the State of Florida. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with five to eight years of related experience with two years of experience in a supervisory 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. Possession and maintenance of licensure as a Professional Engineer by the State of Florida would qualify to be hired as a Professional Engineer and place at Pay Grade 23 - $65,800.60.
Pay Grade: 22
Pay Range: $59,612.09
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted