Employment Opportunities

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As of Tuesday, November 21, 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


BUILDING INSPECTOR I - BUILDING

St. Johns County Building Services seeks a State of Florida licensed Building Inspector 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 contractor?s license and registration. Maintains assigned vehicle and equipment. Must possess valid State of Florida Inspector License. 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. 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 and skilled in oral and written communication. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. 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, for a period not to exceed one year from hire. 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. 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 Range $40,999.47 to $45,255.74 depending on licensure.
Pay Grade: N/A
Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


CUSTOMER SERVICE REP - UTILITIES

St. Johns County Utility Department seeks a Customer Service Representative to be responsible for establishing customer accounts through all modes of customer contact; collecting and posting utility payments and processing service requests. Provides customer support for large municipal utility: payment collection and processing; service initiation or termination; preparation and distribution of incoming mail; and other customer inquiries to include proper account analysis. Maintains precise and accurate records of all transactions, including check reconciliation, work order management, service requests and other related documentation. Manages customer accounts, to include identifying proper billing information, consumption analyses, leak detection via telemetry system, lien searches, , correspondence and reports. Maintains files and records to include document scanning, monitoring customer owned backflows for compliance and other reports as directed. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of customer service principles and practices. Must have knowledge of modern office practices and procedures. Must have knowledge of computers and job related software programs including customer management and utility usage software. Must be skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports. Must be skilled in effective 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.
Pay Grade: 9
Pay Range: $29,016.44
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 $67,182.41 - maximum $102,225.98.
Pay Grade: 23
Pay Range: $67,182.41
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted