Employment Opportunities

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As of Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 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: $47,546.83
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


BUILDING INSPECTOR I - BUILDING

St. Johns County Building Services seeks State of Florida licensed Building Inspectors 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 contractors? license and registration. Maintains assigned vehicle and equipment. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. 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. 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. 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, and must successfully obtain License within one year of receipt of the provisional license. 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. Pay Range $40,999.47 to $45,255.74 depending on licensure. 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: N/A
Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


LIBRARIAN - LIBRARY SERVICES

The Southeast Branch Library seeks a Reference Librarian to perform professional librarian duties to assist with library branch and program activities. Oversees daily operations of branch Adult and Reference sections. Assists with the daily operations of an assigned library branch. Assists the public with informational and circulation needs. Resolves patron questions, concerns or complaints. Maintains an awareness of library trends and issues; reads professional and related literature; attends workshops, seminars and conferences; maintains professional affiliations. Assists with the collection and compilation of statistics; prepares monthly and other reports. Serves as liaison to the Friends of the Library support group and to other community and business organizations. Responsible for branch collection maintenance. Develops and implements adult programming. Assists with public relations and publicity operations for the library. Provides Interlibrary Loan and reference services. Maintains a fulltime presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of current and emerging trends and practices in library management, services and development. Knowledge of current and emerging library technologies. Knowledge of library operations and services. Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skill in the preparation of clear and precise reports. Skill in using Microsoft Office Suite. Skill in oral and written communication. Must possess a Master?s degree in Library Science from and accredited university or college. Must have knowledge of professional library principles, methods, practices and materials as they apply to public service work. 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 work a flexible schedule including evening, weekend and holiday shifts. 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: $43,075.08
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SPEC - ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

St. Johns County seeks an Economic Development Specialist to perform a variety of professional economic development duties including developing marketing presentations and materials, maintaining a County business demographic database, and related reports. Provides direct administrative support to the Economic Development Director and St. Johns County Industrial Development Authority (IDA). This may include but is not limited to scheduling, agenda packets, task orders, contracts, attending meetings, drafting correspondence, developing presentations and reports. Supports the provision of information and referral services regarding economic development, including but not limited to general and technical inquiries from potential and existing County businesses as well as other County departments, relevant statistical information exchange with community partners, and a current and vital web presence. Coordinates the administrative function of the department (may include but is not limited to accounts payable/receivable and budget preparation, and department goal setting and policy development). Coordinates and oversees support for countywide database systems, including but not limited to conducting independent research and analysis, maintaining demographic and economic statistical reports, and other longitudinal studies pertaining to economic development trends. Assists in developing and implementing economic development materials, graphic presentations and marketing strategies, events, and industry trade shows. This includes but is not limited to producing and hosting, and attending special events and trade shows, developing assessment tools for the current business climate, and other projects as assigned. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of county rules, regulations, procedures, functions, operations, and policies. Knowledge, skill and proficiency in verbal communication, in-depth reporting, and written presentations. Knowledge of marketing and event planning. Knowledge of public sector database management. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs, to include graphic design. Must be skilled in establishing cooperative and productive working relationships, interpersonal relations. Skilled and proficient in customer service practices. Skilled in setting priorities for completing projects. Skilled in the analysis of problems and interpretation and the development and implementation of solutions. Ability to collect, analyze, and interpret information in order to formulate conclusions and recommendations. Ability to prepare clear and accurate reports, presentations, and other professional documents. Ability to operate computers and other standard office equipment. Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. Public Administration or Business Administration, preferred. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the breadth and scope of assigned projects, generally associated with a minimum of two years experience in marketing, public relations, economic development, planning or a related field. 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


FIRE PLANS EXAMINER - FIRE SERVICES

St. Johns County Fire Rescue seeks Fire Plans Examiner to be responsible for the examination and review of fire plans. Reviews building plans and construction related applications for compliance with fire safety statutes, codes and standards. Reviews applications for new developments and rezoning for compliance with the Land Development Code and fire safety statutes, codes and standards. Attends weekly development review meetings to discuss fire safety requirements and makes appropriate recommendations to professional designers, developers and the general public. Reviews plans for the proper installation of fire alarm, fire sprinkler, smoke control, and other systems. Works with designers to resolve deficiencies in submitted plans. Answers questions regarding design and fire safety codes; provides interpretations of technical fire code questions. Reviews fire emergency plans for health care facilities and agencies. Provides in-service training to fire safety inspectors. Maintains proper and accurate reports as required. Performs field fire safety inspections in new and existing structures as needed. Responds to and participates to emergency calls; performs firefighting or emergency medical duties as directed. Reviews and responds to fire code complaints; schedules inspections. Maintains inspection files and records. Maintains inspection statistics. Processes and maintains a variety of required reports. Monitors legislative changes to the fire code and implements related changes to departmental policies and procedures. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of fire safety codes. Knowledge of fire plan review principles. Knowledge of county streets and geography. Knowledge of fire science. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in operating emergency vehicles and 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. 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. Ability to meet current requirements set forth in Florida Statue #633, Division of State Fire Marshal Administrative Rules 4A-37. 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. 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: $47,546.83
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


FLEET MAINT SUPERVISOR - FLEET MAINTENANCE

St Johns County Fleet Maintenance Department seeks a Fleet Maintenance Supervisor to be responsible for coordinating the maintenance and repair of the county?s vehicle and equipment fleet. Administers the Fleet Maintenance Division?s Computerized Maintenance/ Fuel Management System (CMMS). Provides guidance and makes recommendations for division policies and procedures, key performance indicators, training and other initiatives. Controls data entry and collection to confirm integrity of CMMS records. Initiates, tracks and approves work orders using CMMS. Reviews records for accuracy. Analyzes collected data to prepare preventive maintenance schedules, quality control measures, expenditures and available resources projections, and longitudinal studies. Other related reports include but are not limited to: work order records for repair and maintenance work, parts inventory, contractual services, damage and abuse, warranty, work assignment and work time, work orders processed, and downtime and follow-up reports. Serves as liaison for the integration of CMMS with maintenance and fuel programs and to support the department?s service delivery. Supervises all facets of automotive repair and preventive maintenance, warranty work, fabrication requests, contractual work, seasonal preparation, emissions testing, State preventive maintenance (PM) inspections, radio installation, and in-house personnel training for either heavy duty vehicles and equipment, automobiles and light trucks or other construction equipment. Plans, schedules and supervises all Fleet Mechanics and the Fleet Service Writer on a staggered shift. Develops and distributes work plans for equipment field repairs; inspects job assignments, confirms repair work is complete. Controls fuel site inspection program for EPA compliance. Performs daily shop safety inspections; ensures that proper work procedures are followed; instructs drivers in the proper operation of vehicles and equipment. Answers telephone and schedules maintenance and repair appointments. Controls division inventory and ensures necessary parts are available to meet service schedule. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of fleet maintenance principles, practices, materials and equipment. Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the automotive mechanics trade. Knowledge of supervisory and leadership principles and practices. Knowledge of Total Quality Management & Continuous Improvement principles, practices and standards. Knowledge of data management principles. 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 specialized training in computer science or related field, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education. Associate?s or baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field, preferred. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with a minimum of five years progressively responsible experience or service. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Commercial Driver?s license Class B or higher 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: $45,255.74
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


FORENSICS TECHNICIAN - MEDICAL EXAMINER

St. Johns County Medical Examiners office is seeking a Forensics Technician to performs technical duties in support of investigations of the manner and causes of deaths. Documents distinguishing characteristics of decedents. Completes radiographic examinations of decedents. Fingerprints decedents. Assists with autopsies, including the eviscerating of decedents. Cleans morgue facilities. Releases decedent remains to appropriate recipients. Maintains proper chain of custody. Maintains evidence room. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of autopsy principles and practices. Knowledge of radiological examination. Knowledge of fingerprinting techniques. Knowledge of chain of custody laws and regulations. Knowledge of evidence handling and packaging principles. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Knowledge of forensic photography. 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. 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: 14
Pay Range: $37,143.50
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted