Employment Opportunities

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As of Sunday, October 25, 2020, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER - COMMUNICATIONS

St. Johns County seeks a Communications Officer/9-1-1 Dispatcher to participate in departmental communications operations, including the processing of emergency calls for service. Answers all incoming calls for Fire Rescue Communications, including 911 calls; receives and processes emergency and non-emergency calls; ensures compliance with standard operating procedures and county policy. Dispatches fire and medical apparatus, including marine rescue units. Operates Computer Aided Dispatch to log events and records time and information. Monitors and assists field units during on-scene activities; accounts for apparatus. Monitors law enforcement, fire, animal control, and other radio communications channels. Assists the general public by providing information, available resources, or referrals to other agencies; assists the general public and other agencies during inclement weather, hurricanes and other disasters. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of emergency telephone and radio communications procedures. Knowledge of the operation of telephone, radio and CAD systems. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Knowledge of county streets and geography. Knowledge of fire and law enforcement terminology. Must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the response to emergency situations. 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 one to two years. Must possess APCO Emergency Medical Dispatch certification and State of Florida Public Safety Telecommunicator certification to qualify at Pay Grade 12. May be hired at Pay Grade 11 with ?Trainee? designation until successful completion of in-house Training Program and certifications as APCO Emergency Medical Dispatcher and State of Florida Public Safety Telecommunicator. Must obtain all required certifications within six months of employment. 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
Starting Salary: $36,060.92
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE - ST. JOHNS COUNTY PIER

St. Johns County Pier seeks a Customer Service Representative to provide customer service and clerical support for the general public using 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 visitors through demonstrated knowledge of available services. Accurately receives and processes fees for services and customer payments. Maintains precise and accurate records of all transactions and other related documentation. Assists with gift shop and concessions operations. Ensures all products, facilities and services are available to the public. Maintains a professional appearance and presence while in the office at all times and on the premises during scheduled shifts. May provide related recreational instruction, as assigned. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. This includes working a variety of mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends. Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge of all services and facilities associated with St. Johns County Pier and Park. Must have knowledge of cash management practices, methods and techniques. Knowledge of customer service principles and practices. Knowledge of proper food handling practices and techniques. Must be skilled in the use of computers and job related software applications, particularly word processing, spreadsheets, internet, email, and customer management software. 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 effective 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 obtain and maintain Florida Food Handler?s Certificate within six months of hire. 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
Starting Salary: $31,095.23
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


FORENSIC INVESTIGATOR - MEDICAL EXAMINER

St. Johns County Medical Examiner's Office seeks a Forensic Investigator responsible for investigating scenes of death to collect information and determine the need for further investigation. Responds to initial reports of death to determine if death falls within the statutory jurisdiction of the Medical Examiner?s Office. Conducts investigations at the scene of death by questioning witnesses, taking photographs, inspecting bodies, and conducting searches. Writes comprehensive reports to include supporting documentation; documents identify of the deceased. Meets with the next-of-kin to execute notification (if necessary) and legal identification. Reviews cases with the Medical Examiner. Arranges for the removal and transportation of the deceased from scene. Collects, catalogues, and preserves evidence, clothing and personal belongings; takes custody of personal effects. Coordinates with hospital transplant team for authorized donation and removal of organs and/or tissues. Assists with autopsies as needed. Testifies in court regarding evidentiary findings. Performs other duties as assigned. Maintains a full-time presence on the job; schedule includes on-call 24/7 assignment with weekends, nights and holidays. Required to work during emergency conditions or situations. Must have knowledge of the forensic investigative techniques, methods, and procedures. Knowledge of the principles, practices and instruments used in the collection and presentation of death scene and postmortem evidence. Knowledge in handling sensitive and confidential information. Basic knowledge of toxicology and ballistic concepts. Basic knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy. Knowledge of computers, digital cameras, 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 reports. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the Forensic Science, Natural science, Anthropology, Nursing, or any other medically related field, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education. Baccalaureate or Associate?s Degree, preferred. 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 be able to obtain and maintain ABMDI certification within 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. 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
Starting Salary: $43,936.74
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


HOUSING AND COMMUNITY SERVICES MANAGER - HOUSING

St. Johns County Housing Division seeks a Housing and Community Services Manager to be responsible for managing the county?s housing and community services functions. Identifies grant sources for capital improvement projects, housing development, economic development and community redevelopment projects; assists with the facilitation of county administration approval and support for these initiatives; coordinates grant applications and subsequent reporting to local, state and federal agencies; supports county staff with program and project implementation; and monitors assigned state and federal grants for compliance. Develops and maintains professional partnerships with county, state, and federal entities focused on economic and community development; collaborates with community partners to identify, request and manage state and federal resources as they pertain to workforce and affordable housing initiatives, including multi-family and single-family programs and down-payment assistance, and other shelter and rehabilitation needs for low and modern income households. Consults with county staff regarding resident reports related to health, safety and code compliance; provides follow-up information to resident organizations. Provides staff support and facilitation for the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), the Housing Finance Authority (HFA), the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (AHAC), and other related committees as assigned. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of state and federal housing and community services, programs, fair housing principles, policies, methods and techniques. Knowledge of related federal, state, and local rules, laws, regulations, and guidelines. Knowledge of CRA, SHIP, and CDBG grants management, principles, programs, regulations, reporting, guidelines and governing regulations. Knowledge of project management principles, practices, and techniques. Knowledge of governmental and fund accounting theory, principles, practices, methods and techniques. 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 grant management and program delivery. 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 preparing and administering budgets. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in Urban Planning, Real Estate, Public Administration, Economics, Finance or other closely related field. Must have 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 three to five 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: 21
Starting Salary: $59,090.02
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


HOUSING PROGRAM SPECIALIST - HOUSING

St. Johns County Housing Division seeks a Housing Program Specialist to perform specialized duties in support of housing programs and related client services. Provides general program information and referral services through telephone, mail, or outreach presentations to the general public, consumers, community resources and other organizations and stakeholders. Assesses candidates? eligibility to participate in available resource programs: credit counseling; state and federal grant initiatives; local housing programs; among others. Provides technical assistance to other County employees, the real estate and development community and the general public regarding program funding and participation. Assists in the coordination of housing program applications, to include assembling related documents; coordinating related activities; facilitating education and training classes, and marketing with contracted service providers, lenders, realtors, and other housing professionals. Facilitates clients? action plan for debt consolidation, personal budgeting, homeownership, loan repayment, and other financial goal setting. Maintains client files and records electronically; collects required documentation necessary to verify household, income or project eligibility in accordance with the various program requirements; inputs current data for client files; monitors records for compliance and satisfaction of terms; and prepares program and client progress reports for funding entities. Assists in the management of program budgets; completes or provides project and grant amendments; revenue and expenditure status and projection reports. Attend workshops, seminars and educational and vocational meetings. Researches and prepares reports, memoranda, County board agendas, etc., related to assigned housing program(s). Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of housing and community services principles and practices and related federal, state and local regulations. Knowledge of state and federal housing and redevelopment programs. Understanding of CDBG, HUD, FHA, Rural Development, SHIP assistance programs. Knowledge of contract and financial management and grant administration. Knowledge of generally accepted accounting 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. Salary to commensurate with 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 two to five 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
Starting Salary: $46,161.05
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


LIBRARY ASSISTANT I - LIBRARY SERVICES

The Main Branch of the St. Johns County Public Library System seeks a full time Library Assistant I to aid in the daily operations with library circulation, reference, program, youth and adult service areas and other functions as assigned. 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 fee. 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 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
Starting Salary: $31,095.23
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN - SHERIFF COMPLEX MAINTENANCE

St. Johns County Sheriff Complex Maintenance seeks a Maintenance Technician to be responsible for the maintenance and repair of all County facilities. Performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled building maintenance duties associated with the repair and maintenance of County buildings, facilities, and grounds. These duties include: the repair and replacement of doors and door locks; window covers; lights and fixtures; appliances; air filters; and general plumbing repairs. Monitors, checks, and performs preventive maintenance activities to applicable fixtures, equipment and/or associated systems to ensure continued uninterrupted operation. Completes daily, weekly, and monthly inspections of fuel tanks; generators; fire extinguishers; HVAC systems; doors and locks; and lift pumps; and maintains related logs. Assists with the completion of construction and remodeling tasks, including general carpentry repairs, dry wall repair, painting, etc. Provides assistance to vendors and contractors. Troubleshoots and repairs video surveillance systems. Maintains parts and supply inventory. Maintains assigned tools and equipment. Runs electrical and coaxial cable. Follows established protocols while working at the Criminal Justice Facility and related buildings. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of routine plumbing, HVAC, and electrical system repair principles. Knowledge of the principles, methods, materials and tools used for rough and finish carpentry. Knowledge of the methods, materials and tools used in painting interior and exterior walls, equipment and furniture. Must be skilled in the safe operation of job-related hand tools and power equipment. 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 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
Starting Salary: $36,060.92
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 county?s 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 county?s 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 county?s 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, principles and practices, to include economic development strategies, grant management, and other fiscal management models. 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. May become eligible for ?Principal? Analyst after serving four (4) years of continuous service in the ?Senior? Analyst position. A Master?s 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
Starting Salary: $48,497.94
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


PLANNER - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County seeks a Planner to provide professional planning support for the Countys planning operations that may include current and long range planning activities. The Major Duties are to research, prepare and present staff reports for public hearings and review boards. Reviews development applications for compliance with codes and ordinances; provides guidance and input concerning code compliance. Reviews clearance sheets for compliance with codes and ordinances. Assists staff, developers, attorneys, and the general public with development questions. Performs site visits, posts notice signs, and performs architectural inspections at designated spots within the county. Attends meetings with community associations. Reviews and renders opinions on planning, land development, and growth management issues, as assigned; provides guidance to elected and appointed officials, county personnel, and members of the general public. Reviews project applications, including but not limited to, Special Use Permits, Variances, Rezonings, Comprehensive Plan amendments and Developments of Regional Impact (DRI) applications. Coordinates information and data gathering among various county departments. Writes various comprehensive plan elements. Schedules and advertises public hearings. May be requested to develop grant applications; write requests for federal agency technical assistance and performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of planning principles and practices, state statutes and county codes and ordinances and computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions, the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports and 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. 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. An incumbent in this position may be designated as ?Senior Planner? and placed at $48,545.31. 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: 17
Starting Salary: $46,161.05
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


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
Starting Salary: $50,953.16
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


SENIOR SUPERVISING PLANNER - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County Growth Management seeks a Senior Supervising Planner to provide professional planning support and customer service supervision for the Growth Management Department Trains, assigns, manages, supervises, evaluates and disciplines personnel for an assigned team. Monitors quality and progress of work. Reviews development applications for compliance with Land Development Code, Comprehensive Plan codes, State Statute and ordinances; provides guidance, and input through the web based application tracking system (WATS). Coordinates the research, preparation and presentation of staff reports for public hearings and other forums; schedules and advertises public hearings; assists county departments with data evaluation. Interprets land development regulations in order to render professional opinions on planning, land use, and growth management issues, and provide technical assistance and guidance to elected and appointed officials, county personnel, and members of the general public. Develops grant applications; writes requests for federal agency technical assistance, as assigned. Serves as liaison for complex projects to advise stakeholders regarding economic development and growth management concerns. Reviews, edits and evaluates staff reports, studies, data analysis and research documents for compliance, consistency, and appropriateness. Prepares and reviews amendments to the Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code. Conducts field investigations and architectural inspections to verify compliance with existing regulations. Performs or directs research and drafts ordinances in consultation with the Planning Division Manager. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of management methods and techniques. Knowledge of federal, state, and local land development regulations and procedures. Knowledge of building permit processes. Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in planning, organizing, 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 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 three to five years' progressively responsible experience. Must be able to possess and maintain AICP certification within one year of hire. 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: 20
Pay Range: $53,532.64-$67,494.46
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted