Employment Opportunities

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As of Sunday, December 17, 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


UTILITY MAINTENANCE TECH - LIFT STATIONS & LINES

St. Johns County Utility Department seeks a Utility Maintenance Technician to assist in preventative maintenance of pump stations, water and wastewater facilities, wells and step tanks. Assists in the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of electrical systems at treatment plants and lift stations. Assists in installing, maintaining and repairing pumps and mechanical equipment at plants and lift stations. Maintains assigned vehicles and equipment. Responds to after-hours emergencies. Completes work orders. Assists in the repair of broken water and sewer lines. Operates pump truck, crane truck, and vacuum truck. Assists in maintaining pump station grounds. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge of Electrical repair and maintenance principles. Electrical experience preferred, but not required. Knowledge of mechanical repair and maintenance principles. Knowledge of plumbing system repair and maintenance principles. Must be skilled in the operation of assigned tools and equipment. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must possess 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 obtain class ?C? collections certification by FWPCOA within two (2) years of employment. 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 three years. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida class B ?CDL? driver?s license with ?N? (tanker) endorsement within six (6) months of employment. 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: 10
Pay Range: $30,485.41
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


REC FACILITIES COORD - RECREATION PROGRAMS

St. Johns County Recreation Department is seeking a Recreation Facilities and Programs Coordinator to be responsible for coordinating the operations of assigned recreation facilities or provision of assigned programs. Coordinates the operations of Recreation facility and community events. Ensures facility availability for regular operations and special events. Assists with the maintenance and proper use of assigned recreational facilities. Physically inspects facility and related structures. Reports and/or schedules maintenance as needed. May perform custodial duties to ensure proper service level of facility, including cleaning and restocking restrooms, trash removal, etc. May perform light carpentry duties. Maintains proper customer records to include the collection and certification of applications, waivers and related documents. Coordinates, monitors, trains and assigns work for designated department staff. Assists with preliminary evaluations of subordinates. Collects and verifies time sheets. Assists with the facilitation of conflict resolution or other disciplinary issues between participants, guardians/parents and staff. Directs participants in the proper usage of County facilities. Assists with the administrative function of the Parks and Recreation Facility Operations (may include but is not limited to accounts payable/receivable, budget preparation, bank deposits, sales and other required reporting). Coordinates the provision of information and referral services regarding the County Recreation Programs and Facilities. Supports department-wide initiatives, including but not limited to fundraising activities and campaigns; developing informational and educational materials; membership and participant drives; and other special events. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Maintains assigned rotating shift schedule to attend to planned activities and events. This includes working a variety of mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of building and facilities management principles. Knowledge of customer service principles and practices. Knowledge of youth and amateur adult sports league administration or recreational programs management, techniques and practices. Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. 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 completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. Must be experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/ internship or having had a similar position for one to three years of verifiable experience in facility management or event planning. 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


PROJECT SPECIALIST - HURRICANE MATTHEW

St. Johns County Disaster Recovery team seeks a Recovery Project Specialist to ensure compliance with the County?s disaster recovery grant and project management. Collaborates with the County?s disaster recovery consultants and County leadership in the development of disaster recovery grants, to include assessments, justification, analytics, goal identification and proposals. Evaluates and reconciles related accounts payable and receivable to ensure procurement of goods and services comply with Federal and State disaster recovery grant award specifications and requirements. Coordinates with federal, state and local agencies on issues related to disaster recovery. Maintains master database of all relevant documentation to support reporting and oversight requirements for Federal and State disaster recovery grant awards. Prepares and submits project summary and status reports for County Administration and the Board of County Commissioners. Assists in the preparation of the BCC agenda items relating to disaster recovery. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of Federal and State grant administration principles, guidelines and procedures. Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and governmental accounting standards. 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 project, contract or grant management. 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 Accounting, Public or Business Administration, Finance, or a closely related field. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly 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: 17
Pay Range: $43,075.08
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted