Employment Opportunities

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As of Sunday, April 30, 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


ENGINEER (PE) - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County Growth Management Department seeks an Engineer to review project applications 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. 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. 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 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. May be hired as a Professional Engineer with possession of a current Professional Engineering (PE) license for the State of Florida at pay grade 22, $59,612.
Pay Grade: 21
Pay Range: $54,005.61
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


HVAC TECH III - SHERIFF COMPLEX MAINTENANCE

St. Johns County Sheriff Complex Maintenance seeks an HVAC Tech III. This position is 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 Class I Master Mechanical License and a Universal Refrigerant Reclaim Certificate from an EPA certified agency. 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: $40,156.19
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


CHIEF ENGINEER - PROJECT ADMINISTRATION

St. Johns County Public Works seeks a Chief Engineer to be responsible for managing all aspects of planning for Public Works. This includes Transportation Planning, Traffic Planning, Alternative Transportation Planning, the Stormwater Master Plan and Capital Improvements Planning. The position is the key Public Works Department liaison with Growth Development, Transit, the TPO and any other Department or Agency. Integrates Countywide Transportation Master Plan with the County?s Capital Improvements Program. Acts as key Public Works Department liaison supporting the development of roadway priorities by the county?s Transportation Development Division. Coordinates with outside agencies regarding transportation issues; maintain effective public relations with other government bodies and the general public. Maintains and provides engineering standards, work procedures, expertise and guidance to all Public Works Divisions in the areas of Road & Bridge, Asset Management, Traffic O&M, Stormwater, beach maintenance and the Capital Improvements Program. Develops Traffic Planning and Alternative Transportation Programs that dovetail with overall Countywide Transportation goals & objectives. Coordinates public outreach and input regarding Bicycle & Other Pedestrian Transportation initiatives and programs. Manages development and implementation of the Stormwater Master Plan. Develops process for periodic updates and integration with other Public Works Programs (Pavement Management). Manages the Water Quality Program projects, Basin Management Action Plan (BMAP), TMDL criteria and other water quality related projects. Meets with other county personnel and local, state, and federal agencies associated with public and private development. Prepares and supervises the preparation of contracts, interlocal agreements and other legal documents as necessary. Maintains the Engineering library and infrastructure records. Responds to public or other inquiries relative to engineering procedures on specific projects and other information. Evaluates issues and options regarding Public Works and make recommendations. Provides expert witness testimony on behalf of the county. Makes project presentations to the general public, other County departments and the Board of County Commissioners. 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. 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 five years of experiences as a Professional Engineer. Certification as a Professional Engineer in the State of Florida as specified by F.S. 336. 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 $65,800.60 - maximum $100,123.39.
Pay Grade: 23
Pay Range: $65,800.60
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


SR SYSTEMS SUPPORT TECH - UTILITIES

St. Johns County Utility Department seeks a Senior System Support Technician to provide advanced technical work, planning, organizing and managing complex IT Infrastructure technology consisting of multiple servers, clients and devices throughout the County. Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Windows applicable products, Linux/Unix familiarity. Handling day-to-day network administration and operations of the enterprise, to include but not limited to tasks such as automating user logins, backing up the network, and implementing security strategies. Installing and upgrading applications and software, and monitoring enterprise performance. Sets up servers, workstations, devices, network services hardware/software, assigning property rights, restricting access as necessary to protect the integrity of the enterprise operation. Design and implement complex connectivity between computer systems to include Windows, Linux/Unix, and other platforms/peripherals. Organize and configure resources to leverage optimum performance throughout. Assist in developing, implementing, and maintaining operational control procedures. Assist in establishing/implementing technologies to best serve the County?s needs. Full time presence on the job. Must possess a four (4) year college degree in Computer Science or related field. Experience can be substituted for college education on a year-to-year basis with a high school diploma and five (5) years of applicable Information Systems experience. Must have knowledge of using and maintaining Windows/Linux/Unix systems. Knowledge/experience a must, MCSE and related certifications a plus. Must have the ability to independently determine and recommend actions to enhance services to the department?s mission, using initiative and judgment based on technical expertise and knowledge, the ability to facilitate knowledge transfer to others within the organization, the ability to analyze and troubleshoot hardware/software malfunctions and implement corrective action. Must maintain excellent interpersonal and communication skills to deal with public. Must be able to comprehend, speak, and write the English language. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver license. 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: $44,324.92
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted