Employment Opportunities

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As of Saturday, August 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


LIBRARY ASSISTANT I P/T - LIBRARY SERVICES

St. Johns County Bartram Trail Library seeks a part time Library Assistant I for 20 hours per week to assist with library circulation and other functions of the public library. 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 fees. 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 employment opportunity employer. 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. Hourly rate is $13.95.
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Pay Range: N/A
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 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.
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Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


PERSONNEL SVCS SUPERVISOR - PERSONNEL SERVICES

St. Johns County seeks a Personnel Services Supervisor to directly oversee the employment section, managing other personnel services operations as assigned and participating in all aspects of recruitment, hiring and onboarding program management. Provides responsive, high quality service to County employees, representatives of outside agencies and members of the public by providing accurate, complete and up-to-date information, in a courteous, efficient and timely manner. Maintains and participates in updating department policies and procedures, including the construction and administration of employment plans and compliance programs. Responds to employment related questions and requests; completes related documentation. Manages recruitment programs and mandatory employment compliance related programs and supervises hiring and employment related programs. Supports volunteer coordination and countywide training and development programs. Manages unemployment claims and responds to complaints as assigned. Participates in records management process. Supports Personnel Services programs as assigned. Performs other duties as assigned. Full time presence on the job. Must have knowledge of state and federal employment regulations. Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs including recruitment platforms. Must be skilled in planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and evaluating the work of personnel. Skilled in identifying and analyzing complex and sensitive human resources problems and recommending practical solutions. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports. Skilled in oral and written communication. Skilled in managing recruitment programs. 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 subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with five or more years of experience, including at least three years of supervisory experience. PHR or SHRM-CP certification preferred. 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. Ability to maintain confidentiality. 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


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


ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County Growth Management Department seeks an Engineering Technician responsible for assisting with the department?s technical examination of building plans and field work to ensure compliance with applicable codes, laws, regulations and acceptable engineering practices. Reviews applications, permits, and clearance sheet submissions 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, relating to the construction of single family homes. Works closely under the guidance of engineering staff to address site specific lot grading. Assists Growth Management technical staff with construction plan interpretation and other residential development construction-related issues. Performs field inspection of residential and non residential construction to ensure compliance with all land development codes and local ordinances. Assists in the investigation and resolution of drainage complaints, as assigned. Provides information and assistance to the general public. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of general engineering theory, principles, and practice. Knowledge of hydrology and hydraulics. Knowledge of construction practices, principles, and regulations. Knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations. Knowledge of National Flood Insurance Program guidelines. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs, including ArcGIS. 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 an Associate?s degree or advanced training in Urban Planning, Civil Engineering or related field. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the major duties of the job and to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years of related experience. Incumbents with a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field and possession of an Engineer-In-Training Certificate may be eligible to be classified as an Engineer and placed at Pay Grade 21. If in possession of a current Professional Engineer designation for the State of Florida, may be eligible to be classified as Engineer (PE) 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: 16
Pay Range: $40,999.47
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted