Employment Opportunities

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As of Friday, October 20, 2017, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

PLANS EXAMINER - BUILDING

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


MAINTENANCE WORKER - ROAD & BRIDGES

St. Johns County Road & Bridge Department seeks a Maintenance Worker to maintain roads, ditches and culverts. To perform manual labor associated with roads, bridges and drainage systems, flag and direct traffic. Operate and maintain power equipment, pumps, saws, compactors, chainsaws, etc. Use proper safety equipment and follows safety procedures as instructed by Crew Chief and Supervisor. Report and assist in emergency situations. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent certification. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver license. Must be able to pass background check, drug screen and pulmonary test before being hired. Ability to use bush axe, chain saw, shovel, weed eater, and small hand tools. 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: 8
Pay Range: $27,618.26
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


LD UTILITY MAINT TECH - LIFT STATIONS & LINES

St. Johns County Utility Department seeks a Lead Utility Maintenance Technician to participate in preventative maintenance on pump stations, water and wastewater facilities, wells and step tanks. Installs, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs electrical systems at treatment plants and lift stations. Maintains, troubleshoots and repairs pumps and mechanical equipment at plants and lift stations. Maintains assigned vehicles and equipment. Responds to after-hours emergencies. Completes work orders. Directs the activities of assigned personnel; enforces safe work practices; prioritizes work. Assists in the repair of broken water and sewer lines. Operates pump truck, crane truck, and vacuum truck. Orders necessary parts and supplies. Maintains pump station grounds. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of electrical repair and maintenance principles, knowledge of mechanical repair and maintenance principles, knowledge of plumbing system repair and maintenance principles, knowledge of supervisory principles and practices, knowledge of county purchasing policies and procedures. 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 and 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 possession of a voluntary class ?C? collections certification by FWPCOA or other recognizable association or a state license in a related 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 experience or service. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida class B ?CDL? driver?s license with ?N? (tanker) endorsement. 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


CHIEF ENGINEER - PROJECT ADMINISTRATION

St. Johns County Public Works seeks a Chief Engineer to be responsible for developing and managing a comprehensive Strategic Plan for Public Works to include Transportation and Traffic, Alternative Transportation, Water Quality, Safety, Pavement Management, and Capital Improvements. Ensures consistency between the Countywide Transportation Master Plan and the Public Works Capital Improvements Program priorities. Develops process for periodic updates and integration with other Public Works Programs (Asset Management). Manages the Water Quality Program projects, Basin Management Action Plan (BMAP), and other water quality related projects. Trains, supervises, evaluates and disciplines assigned personnel. Makes recommendations regarding hiring and firing decisions. Prepares and supervises the preparation of contracts, interlocal agreements and other legal documents as necessary. Works closely with other county departments and local, state, and federal agencies. Coordinates public outreach for input and participates in delivering public presentations. Engages with outside agencies to coordinate priority projects and explore grant or other funding options. Responds to public or other inquiries for information in a clear, concise, and professional manner. May be required to provide expert witness testimony on behalf of the county. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of management principles and practices. Knowledge of engineering theory, principles and practices. Knowledge of construction practices, principles, and regulations. Knowledge of permitting agency rules and regulations. Knowledge of budgetary principles and practices. Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. Knowledge of applicable Florida statutes. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the work of personnel. Skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the department in order to direct and coordinate work within the department, usually interpreted to require a minimum of five years experience in a professional capacity. Licensure as a Professional Engineer in the State of Florida as specified by F.S. 336 is preferred. An incumbent with certification as a Planner (AICP) with the requisite experience may be considered and placed at Pay Grade 22. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver?s license and any other endorsements necessary to legally operate vehicles used while assigned to this position. Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills in order to serve others. Must be able to comprehend, speak and write the English language. Must be able to operate a computer. St. Johns County is a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. All employment actions are taken without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, sex, marital status, age, disability, or genetics. Pay Grade 23: Minimum salary $65,800.60 - maximum $100,123.39.
Pay Grade: 23
Pay Range: $65,800.60
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


IT Coordinator - SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS

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


SYSTEMS SUPPORT TECH - UTILITIES

St. Johns County Utility Department seeks a System Support Technician to perform technical duties in support of the maintenance of customer service hardware and software systems. Maintains billing software; performs a variety of routine and technical duties in the area of systems analysis and testing. Troubleshoots and repairs a variety of hardware, software, and automated phone systems. Provides user support to department personnel. Performs routine systems testing, user documentation, and implementation of new system features. Identifies areas for improvement; researches solutions and makes recommendations. Prepares and designs system generated reports. Assists vendors in the implementation of system upgrades and fixes. Conducts system training. Coordinates contracts and purchase orders for external consulting services. Keeps supervisor and customer service manager informed of issues and status of projects. Maintains full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of system programming. Knowledge of automated service and work orders systems. Knowledge of customer billing and information systems. Knowledge of information technology troubleshooting and testing procedures. Knowledge of department policies and procedures. 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 the provision of user support services. 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: 16
Pay Range: $40,999.47
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted