Employment Opportunities

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As of Friday, May 26, 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


ENGINEER (PE) - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County Growth Management Department seeks an Engineer to review project applications for compliance with technical standards and provide support of the St. Johns County Land Development Code, the Development Review Manual, the Comprehensive Plan, and the Standards and Details Manual. Resolves problems that arise during the construction phase of projects. Interprets and implements Federal Emergency Management Agency and National Flood Insurance Program policies for floodplain management; assists residents with acquiring related information and answers questions; corresponds with federal agencies as needed. Reviews clearance sheet submittals for compliance with standards and requirements. Coordinates the county?s community rating system. Assists Development Review Inspectors with construction plan interpretations. Provides information and assistance to the general public. Assists in the investigation and resolution of drainage complaints. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of engineering theory, principles and practices. Knowledge of construction practices, principles, and regulations. Knowledge of local, state and federal construction codes. Knowledge of National Flood Insurance Program guidelines. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports. Skilled in oral and written communication. 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. 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. May be hired as a Professional Engineer with possession of a current Professional Engineering (PE) license for the State of Florida at pay grade 22, $59,612.
Pay Grade: 21
Pay Range: $54,005.61
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


CHIEF ENGINEER - PROJECT ADMINISTRATION

St. Johns County Public Works seeks a Chief Engineer to be responsible for managing all aspects of planning for Public Works. This includes Transportation Planning, Traffic Planning, Alternative Transportation Planning, the Stormwater Master Plan and Capital Improvements Planning. The position is the key Public Works Department liaison with Growth Development, Transit, the TPO and any other Department or Agency. Integrates Countywide Transportation Master Plan with the County?s Capital Improvements Program. Acts as key Public Works Department liaison supporting the development of roadway priorities by the county?s Transportation Development Division. Coordinates with outside agencies regarding transportation issues; maintain effective public relations with other government bodies and the general public. Maintains and provides engineering standards, work procedures, expertise and guidance to all Public Works Divisions in the areas of Road & Bridge, Asset Management, Traffic O&M, Stormwater, beach maintenance and the Capital Improvements Program. Develops Traffic Planning and Alternative Transportation Programs that dovetail with overall Countywide Transportation goals & objectives. Coordinates public outreach and input regarding Bicycle & Other Pedestrian Transportation initiatives and programs. Manages development and implementation of the Stormwater Master Plan. Develops process for periodic updates and integration with other Public Works Programs (Pavement Management). Manages the Water Quality Program projects, Basin Management Action Plan (BMAP), TMDL criteria and other water quality related projects. Meets with other county personnel and local, state, and federal agencies associated with public and private development. Prepares and supervises the preparation of contracts, interlocal agreements and other legal documents as necessary. Maintains the Engineering library and infrastructure records. Responds to public or other inquiries relative to engineering procedures on specific projects and other information. Evaluates issues and options regarding Public Works and make recommendations. Provides expert witness testimony on behalf of the county. Makes project presentations to the general public, other County departments and the Board of County Commissioners. 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. 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 a minimum of five years of experiences as a Professional Engineer. Certification as a Professional Engineer in the State of Florida as specified by F.S. 336. 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


Business Technology Services Technician - SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS

St. Johns County Supervisor of Elections Office seeks a Business Technology Services Technician to provide technical services supporting the operation of the Elections Office which includes the Geographical Information System (GIS), office computer technology, elections related software, voting equipment and other related hardware. Main Duties and Responsibilities: Ability to add, remove or modify street segments, as needed, in the GIS system; this requires maintaining accuracy when working with legal descriptions, zoning, surveys and shape files provided by county GIS department. Receive and respond to special requests for GIS information from SOE Staff; prepare and/or submit reports of work activities; initiate problem resolution, when needed. Provide primary and secondary 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 of the computer system and office equipment such as backing up, updating, anti-virus and troubleshooting. Ability to support applications such as Word, Access, Excel, Outlook, etc.; working knowledge of Windows 7 and Windows 10, Server 2012, patch management, and other peripheral software, as required. 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 Center activities; participates in the resolution of difficult computer-related problems. Performs records management and data entry activities. Assists in preparing analytical and research reports, budgets, summaries, and recommendations. Assists with updating and maintaining the public website. Maintains adequate ballot-on-demand printers, electronic poll books and other electronic election equipment. Assists with voter education activities, as required. Maintains working knowledge of inventory control and records management procedures. Perform other related duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills and Ability: Excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem solving skills required for working with the public in a responsive, courteous, and professional manner. Developed and mature teamwork skills ? able to interact respectfully and effectively with co-workers. Commitment to continuous learning. Must possess excellent organizational skills. 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. Ability to perform in an environment of constant change; ability to perform in a flexible work environment. 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. Education: A minimum of a Bachelor?s Degree in Geographical Information Systems or 5 years working knowledge with TIGER, city, and district boundary line data. Knowledge of Pitney Bowes MapInfo Product a plus. In addition, applicant must possess 5 plus years hands-on knowledge of VMWare, Windows Servers, and Workstations functioning in a Microsoft Active Directory environment with emphasis on Windows Server 2012 and Windows 7/10. Trouble shooting workstation hardware and software issues, permission related issues, and other related technical issues as needed. 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. The SOE Salary Range: $45,000 - $60,000. 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


PROCUREMENT COORDINATOR - HURRICANE MATTHEW

St. Johns County Purchasing Department seeks a Procurement Coordinator to coordinate the advertisement, bid and award process of professional services, capital construction projects, and other services or commodities and supports the processing, monitoring, and supports the administration of purchasing contracts. Coordinates and consults with the Office of the County Attorney, Department Heads, their designees, and other elected or appointed officials to research and analyze information pertaining to contracting, public procurement, and legislative changes to develop and process contracts. May assist with the execution of contracts. Collaborates with County personnel to provide professional and technical guidance in support of public procurement and contract management from solicitation development to contract award and execution. Coordinates and facilitates pre-proposal, evaluation, and pre-construction meetings. Acts as liaison to contracted professionals, County staff, elected officials, agency representatives and the general public, for assigned projects. Coordinates and monitors all aspects of the purchasing process, from advertising to contract award, including procurement planning, solicitation specifications, pre-bid meetings, issuing addenda, receiving and responding to questions. Coordinate and supervise activities of evaluation committees. Prepares various ad hoc reports, complex analyses, research, and other reviews as assigned. Prepares Board of County Commissioners agenda items for approval. Maintains and updates contract files. Supports the Procurement Supervisor in developing, coordinating and processing solicitation documents and requests packages for professional and other services, construction, and commodities. Researches and resolves discrepancies throughout the purchasing process. Responds to public records requests and provides documents per State Statute and County Purchasing Code. Prepares and processes task orders, change orders, and contract amendments, as assigned. Serves as contract liaison to assigned vendors in order to address and resolve problems, complaints and issues of non-compliance on projects and contracts, as assigned. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs related duties. Must have knowledge of contract management, negotiation and contract documents. Knowledge of public procurement practices and techniques. Knowledge of county purchasing guidelines. Knowledge of records management policies and procedures. 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 experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of the department to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service. Must obtain and maintain Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) or equivalent certifications within three (3) years of hire. Must have the ability to be bonded. 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