Employment Opportunities

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As of Tuesday, June 25, 2019, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

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 $41,860.46 to $46,206.11 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.
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Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


CIRCULATION SUPERVISOR - LIBRARY SERVICES

The Bartram Trail Branch of the St. Johns County Public Library System seeks a Circulation Supervisor to be responsible for supervising library assistants and overseeing the operation of a circulation department for circulation services to library patrons. Coordinates and oversees the operation of the circulation services of a branch library. Assists in interviewing and hiring circulation personnel. Coordinates the scheduling of branch staff. Trains assigned staff. Provides training and support to circulation staff in regards to policies and procedures. Assists the public in person, by telephone, or by email with circulation, general direction, and reference queries. Prepares financial reports; prepares weekly deposits; compiles and analyzes debt collections for accounts in arrears. Compiles and creates statistical and other reports. Ensures cash management policies a procedures are complied with. May be assigned to other branch libraries at the direction of senior library staff. Maintains a full-time 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 library operations and services. Must be skilled in planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the work of volunteers. Skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise reports. Skilled in using Microsoft Office Suite. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent certification. Must have four (4) years of experience in a library setting sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions. 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 be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays. Must possess excellent 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: $37,923.51
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


COUNTY ENGINEER - PROJECT ADMINISTRATION

St. Johns County seeks a County Engineer to provide professional engineering services in support of county operations and directs the operations of the Engineering Division. Manages the Public Works Engineering Department including the Capital Improvement Program (CIP), Traffic Operations, Right of Way (ROW) Management, Alternative Transportation, and Transportation Planning. Researches and prepares recommendations for drainage issues in conjunction with the development review process; suggests recommendations for construction, code compliance, work order, drainage, and roadway issues. Prepares yearly CIP and operating budgets for the Engineering Division. Meets with other county personnel to develop, review, and update existing rules, regulations, ordinances, specifications, and procedures associated with land development and improvement projects; works with local, state, and federal agencies associated with public and private development. Provides expert witness testimony on behalf of the county. Coordinates with state and federal agencies to accomplish coastal engineering, drainage, water quality, and other environmentally sensitive county projects. Ensures that county water quality standards meet EPA and FDEP requirements. Reviews development plans for compliance with codes, regulations and ordinances; reviews comments related to design submittals and identifies design alternatives. Performs studies, analyses, and designs for permitting and construction of incidental drainage and roadway improvements; directs the acquisition of survey data for incidental design projects. Answers public concerns regarding regulations, review processes, and drainage problems. Attends public hearings and pre-construction conferences. Coordinates with Road and Bridge Department to resolve roadway and drainage and other issues. Performs the work of the Public Works Director as delegated in his or her absence. Provides technical oversight of the development review engineering and transportation planning for Growth Management. 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 subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require a minimum of eight years experiences as a Professional Engineer. Certification as a Professional Engineer in the State of Florida as specified by F.S. 336 required. 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. Salary commensurate with experience; minimum of $92,250.29 to $116,310.01.
Pay Grade: 26
Pay Range: $92,250.29
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


ENGINEER - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County Growth Management Department seeks an Engineer to perform engineering duties in support of the department?s engineering technical review operations. Reviews project applications for compliance with technical standards, 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. 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 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. Place at Pay Grade 22 if in possession of a current Professional Engineering license for the State of Florida. 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: 21
Pay Range: $56,297.66
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


GIS Election Services Specialist - ELECTIONS

St. Johns County Supervisor of Elections Office seeks a GIS Election Services Specialist to provide Geographical Information System (GIS) mapping services. Support the operation of the Elections Department including oversight of the warehouse and voting equipment, and work alongside the poll worker coordinator to ensure elections are conducted accurately and in accordance with the Election Laws of the State of Florida. Serves as a GIS specialist by providing support and maintenance of the GIS Mapping and Voter Registration interface system. Maintains the voter registration street index, geopolitical, and precinct boundaries for St. Johns County. Create and maintain accurate discrete addresses for St. Johns County within the GIS system. Use GIS data to create printable maps for the Elections Office that accurately represents geopolitical and precinct boundaries. Analyze population growth, voter turnout, and other data in an effort to assist with selecting polling place size and locations throughout the county. Add newly built subdivisions, as needed, and ensure data matches county GIS Department. Generate and provide Shape Files for public records requests or as needed for county GIS Department. Work with Census data to ensure block level VDT data has been updated and is presented to the Census Bureau as needed. Troubleshoot address issues as it relates to adding voters to the voter registration system. Maintains a working knowledge of the St. Johns County voting system to include e poll books used. Maintains working knowledge of inventory control and records management procedures. Assists in preparing analytical and research reports, budgets, summaries, and recommendations for the elections budget. Performs records management and data entry activities as needed or required. Maintains a working knowledge of the Florida Voter Registration System. Maintains a working knowledge of the Election Laws of the State of Florida, Rules and Opinions. Works in coordination with the IT, Poll Worker and Operations Departments, as needed, to support the elections process. Performs other related duties as assigned. Must have 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. 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. Familiarity with Pitney Bowes MapInfo or ESRI as a foundation. Working knowledge of and skilled with computer, software and equipment necessary for maintaining voter registration records. Working knowledge of office equipment to include, but not limited to, computers, fax and printer. Must be a registered voter in Florida. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida drivers license and be able to meet criteria to drive a county vehicle. Applicant must possess minimum of a Bachelor s Degree in Graphical Information Systems or five (5) years working knowledge with TIGER, city and district boundary line data. Must be able to comprehend, speak and write the English language. 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. For any information regarding this position, please contact the Supervisor of Elections Office at (904) 823-2238. Salary Range: $42,500 - $54,500
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Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


HVAC TECH II - FACILITIES MAINTENANCE

St. Johns County's Facilities Maintenance Department seeks an HVAC Tech II to be responsible for the installation, repair, and maintenance of HVAC systems in county buildings and facilities. Installs, maintains and repairs HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems. Designs HVAC systems; installs new equipment and modifies duct work as needed. Assists contractors with new construction. Repairs electronic gates and doors. Purchases parts and supplies. Maintains assigned tools, vehicles and equipment. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of HVAC system installation, repair and maintenance. Knowledge of relevant construction codes. Knowledge of the tools and equipment used in the installation, repair and maintenance of HVAC systems. Knowledge of department policies and procedures. Must be skilled in diagnostic troubleshooting. Skilled in the operation of job-related tools, vehicles and equipment. Skilled in oral and written communication. 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 possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid State of Florida or St. Johns County HVAC/Mechanical Journeyman?s License and a Universal Refrigerant Reclaim Certificate from an EPA certified agency required for HVAC Technician II designation. Possession of or the ability to readily obtain a valid State of Florida or St. Johns County Class I Master Mechanical License and a Universal Refrigerant Reclaim Certificate from an EPA certified agency required for HVAC Technician III designation. 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: $37,923.51
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


HVAC TECH III - FACILITIES MAINTENANCE

St. Johns County's Facilities Maintenance Department seeks an HVAC Tech III to be responsible for the installation repair, and maintenance of HVAC systems in county buildings and facilities. Installs, maintains and repairs HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems. Designs HVAC systems; installs new equipment and modifies duct work as needed. Assists contractors with new construction. Repairs electronic gates and doors. Purchases parts and supplies. Maintains assigned tools, vehicles and equipment. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of HVAC system installation, repair and maintenance. Knowledge of relevant construction codes. Knowledge of the tools and equipment used in the installation, repair and maintenance of HVAC systems. Knowledge of department policies and procedures. Must be skilled in diagnostic troubleshooting. Skilled in the operation of job-related tools, vehicles and equipment. 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 have possession of a valid State of Florida or St. Johns County HVAC/Mechanical Journeyman?s License and a Universal Refrigerant Reclaim Certificate from an EPA certified agency required for HVAC Technician II designation. Possession of or the ability to readily obtain a valid State of Florida or St. Johns County Class I Master Mechanical License and a Universal Refrigerant Reclaim Certificate from an EPA certified agency required for HVAC Technician III designation. 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: $41,860.46
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: $28,198.40
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


TRANSPORTATION PLANNER - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County Growth Management Division seeks a Transportation Planner to perform specialized duties in support of transportation planning efforts. Coordinates and reviews Applications for Concurrency Determination; determines if adequate public facility capacity is available for the proposed development; performs traffic analysis for minor projects, including trip generation, trip distribution, and trip assignment; reviews and comments on Land Development Traffic Assessments for major projects to determine sufficiency of the analysis and to determine if adequate transportation capacity is available. Coordinates and maintains the Concurrency Management System for the county, including administering Article XI of the Land Development Code and tracking all concurrency certificates through completion. Maintains and updates Transportation Analysis Spreadsheet, including reviewing each project for release of reserved trips for build and expired developments; reviews annual traffic counts for quality assurance; reviews annual building permit data; maintains segment growth factors in conjunction with the Transportation Planning Manager. Reviews land development applications for concurrency applicability, site access, and protection of future right-of-way corridors through the development review process; attends Development Review Committee meetings. Coordinates and reviews development agreements, concurrency agreements, and proportionate fair share agreements for compliance with applicable Land Development Code requirements, including scheduling for public hearings, advertising, and staff reports. Provides technical information to the public and other governmental agencies regarding concurrency and transportation planning issues. Assists in the review of traffic analyses for Developments of Regional Impact and Comprehensive Plan Amendments as needed. Assists the Transportation Planning Manager and Senior Transportation Planner with performing Land Development Traffic Assessment analysis, including recommendations to the Growth Management Director and the Board of County Commissioners. The Transportation Planner may prepare and present items to the Planning and Zoning Agency and Board of County Commissioners. Specific emphasis on projection of intersection turning movements, analysis of intersections using Highway Capacity Analysis Software and SYNCHRO/SimTraffic software and evaluation of roadway link specific service volume studies using the latest version of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Quality/Level of Service Handbook. Full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of transportation planning principles and practices. Knowledge of traffic impact study methodology and procedures. 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 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: 17
Pay Range: $43,979.66
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


WT PLANT OPERATOR C - WATER TREATMENT

St. Johns County seeks a Water Treatment Plant Operator C to be responsible for participating in the day-to-day operation of a water treatment plant. Operates a water treatment plant; monitors chemical feeds and flows. Maintains, services and repairs operational equipment at well fields. Collects compliance samples. Responds to customer complaints and questions. Cleans and calibrates various types of meters used in the treatment plant. Performs preventative maintenance on pumps and motors. Monitors SCADA and reports alarms to appropriate personnel. Maintains buildings and grounds. Flushes hydrants and service lines. Changes treatment filters. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of water treatment and distribution system maintenance and operations principles. Knowledge of safe drinking water standards. Knowledge of water hydraulics. Knowledge of water sampling and laboratory analysis techniques. 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. Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent. 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 a minimum of one year. Must have State of Florida Class ?C? Certification in Water Treatment. 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. The starting annual salary for an Operator C is $43,317.41. An Operator trainee may be considered at the starting annual salary of $34,356.82 if a qualified applicant for the Utility Operator I "C" position is not identified. The Trainee must obtain Class ?C? Certification within two years of date of hire. St. Johns County is a drug free workplace and an equal employment opportunity employer and considers applications for all positions without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, disability or genetics.
Pay Grade: N/A
Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted