Employment Opportunities

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As of Monday, February 27, 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


HOUSING PROG SPECIALIST - HOUSING

St. Johns County Housing Division seeks a Housing Program Specialist to perform specialized duties in support of housing programs and related client services. Provides general program information and referral services through telephone, mail, or outreach presentations to the general public, consumers, community resources and other organizations and stakeholders. Assesses candidates? eligibility to participate in available resource programs: credit counseling; state and federal grant initiatives; local housing programs; among others. Provides technical assistance to other County employees, the real estate and development community and the general public regarding program funding and participation. Assists in the coordination of housing program applications, to include assembling related documents; coordinating related activities; facilitating education and training classes, and marketing with contracted service providers, lenders, realtors, and other housing professionals. Facilitates clients? action plan for debt consolidation, personal budgeting, homeownership, loan repayment, and other financial goal setting. Maintains client files and records electronically; collects required documentation necessary to verify household, income or project eligibility in accordance with the various program requirements; inputs current data for client files; monitors records for compliance and satisfaction of terms; and prepares program and client progress reports for funding entities. Assists in the management of program budgets; completes or provides project and grant amendments; revenue and expenditure status and projection reports. Attend workshops, seminars and educational and vocational meetings. Researches and prepares reports, memoranda, County board agendas, etc., related to assigned housing program(s). Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of housing and community services principles and practices and related federal, state and local regulations. Knowledge of state and federal housing and redevelopment programs. Understanding of CDBG, HUD, FHA, Rural Development, SHIP assistance programs. Knowledge of contract and financial management and grant administration. Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles. 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. Salary to commensurate with 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 two to five 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: $42,189.11
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru March 2, 2017


BEHAV HEALTH COORDINATOR - COMMUNITY BASED CARE PROGRAM

St. Johns County Health and Human Services seeks a Behavioral Health Coordinator for behavioral health care coordination to clients. Utilizes best practices and procedures as described by the Florida Department of Children and Families to decrease trauma levels for children in protective care. Assists case managers and families with clinical insight on separated sibling staff meetings; provide support and rapid clinical response to deal with traumatic event and disrupted placements; coordinate Family Team Conferences, and review and initiate shelter petitions as necessary. Acts as liaison for children and families to secure long-term mental health services provision and other behavioral health coordination. As liaison, act as the Single Point Of Access for Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Staffing, State Wide Inpatient Psychiatric Program (SIPP), Specialized Therapeutic Group Care (STGC), Comprehensive Behavioral Health Assessment (CBHA) Referrals, Suitability Staffing Referrals. Provides behavioral health coordination as recommended by Community Base Care Integrated Health agreements. Maintains community partnerships and attends Family Service Planning Team meetings for community youths who are considered at risk youths. Completes and maintains client records, notes, documentation, and other reporting to facilitate dependency case management, treatment and counseling. Attends required meetings and training session with occasional travel for job-related activities including attending Regional Coordinator meetings as required by CBCIH. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of individual, family, parenting, and couples therapy. Knowledge of child welfare laws. Knowledge of drug screen administration techniques. Knowledge of departmental and county policies and procedures and related federal, state, and local guidelines. Must have experience in reviewing mental health reports/assessments and coordination of decision making teams. 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 and skilled in oral and written communication. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a bachelor?s degree in Counseling, Social Work or related to the occupational field, Masters? level in Social Work or Counseling preferred. Must have sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with having had a similar position for three to five (3-5) 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: $42,189.11
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


WT PLANT OPERATOR C - WATER TREATMENT PV

St. Johns County seeks a Certified Class C Water Treatment Plant Operator to participate in the day-to-day operation of 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. Must have 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 and skilled in oral and written communication. Must have the 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. A Trainee may be considered at pay grade 12, must obtain Class ?C? Certification within two years of date of hire. 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: 13
Pay Range: $34,626.56
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


CHIEF ENGINEER - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County seeks a Chief Engineer to manage the department?s engineering technical review operations. Reviews, evaluates and presents technical analyses of applications scheduled for public hearings. Supervises the Development Review technical staff in highly complex technical matters concerning plan review and construction inspections functions. Coordinates with Public Works and county engineering staff on matters related to construction and infrastructure. Attends meetings to discuss project coordination, procedures, and acceptance. Supervises and manages all aspects of the county?s participation in the National Flood Insurance Program. Trains, assigns, directs, supervises, evaluates and disciplines personnel. 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. Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. Must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the coordination of the work of personnel. 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 three to five years of related experience. Certification as a Professional Engineer. 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
Pay Range: $65,800.60
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted