Employment Opportunities

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As of Friday, September 21, 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


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 $40,999.47 to $45,255.74 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.
Pay Grade: N/A
Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


LIBRARIAN - LIBRARY SERVICES

The Southeast Branch Library seeks a Reference Librarian to perform professional librarian duties to assist with library branch and program activities. Oversees daily operations of branch Adult and Reference sections. Assists with the daily operations of an assigned library branch. Assists the public with informational and circulation needs. Resolves patron questions, concerns or complaints. Maintains an awareness of library trends and issues; reads professional and related literature; attends workshops, seminars and conferences; maintains professional affiliations. Assists with the collection and compilation of statistics; prepares monthly and other reports. Serves as liaison to the Friends of the Library support group and to other community and business organizations. Responsible for branch collection maintenance. Develops and implements adult programming. Assists with public relations and publicity operations for the library. Provides Interlibrary Loan and reference services. Maintains a fulltime 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 current and emerging library technologies. Knowledge of library operations and services. Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skill in the preparation of clear and precise reports. Skill in using Microsoft Office Suite. Skill in oral and written communication. Must possess a Master?s degree in Library Science from and accredited university or college. Must have knowledge of professional library principles, methods, practices and materials as they apply to public service work. 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 work a flexible schedule including evening, weekend and holiday shifts. 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


FIRE PLANS EXAMINER - FIRE SERVICES

St. Johns County Fire Rescue seeks Fire Plans Examiner to be responsible for the examination and review of fire plans. Reviews building plans and construction related applications for compliance with fire safety statutes, codes and standards. Reviews applications for new developments and rezoning for compliance with the Land Development Code and fire safety statutes, codes and standards. Attends weekly development review meetings to discuss fire safety requirements and makes appropriate recommendations to professional designers, developers and the general public. Reviews plans for the proper installation of fire alarm, fire sprinkler, smoke control, and other systems. Works with designers to resolve deficiencies in submitted plans. Answers questions regarding design and fire safety codes; provides interpretations of technical fire code questions. Reviews fire emergency plans for health care facilities and agencies. Provides in-service training to fire safety inspectors. Maintains proper and accurate reports as required. Performs field fire safety inspections in new and existing structures as needed. Responds to and participates to emergency calls; performs firefighting or emergency medical duties as directed. Reviews and responds to fire code complaints; schedules inspections. Maintains inspection files and records. Maintains inspection statistics. Processes and maintains a variety of required reports. Monitors legislative changes to the fire code and implements related changes to departmental policies and procedures. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of fire safety codes. Knowledge of fire plan review principles. Knowledge of county streets and geography. Knowledge of fire science. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in operating emergency vehicles and equipment. 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. 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. Ability to meet current requirements set forth in Florida Statue #633, Division of State Fire Marshal Administrative Rules 4A-37. 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: 19
Pay Range: $47,546.83
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


BUYER - PURCHASING

St. Johns County Purchasing Department seeks a Buyer to provide a variety of professional procurement, contract management and administrative duties in support of the County?s Purchasing function. Manages, reviews and evaluates requisitions from county departments for accuracy, compliance with procurement policy, and correct funding for commodities, services and contracts; assists departments with emergency purchases; issues informal quotes for commodities; issues purchases orders and places orders with vendors. Prepares bid and RFP documents for commodities and services for county departments; develops specifications, terms and conditions, pricing, and warranty guidelines; issues contracts, contract amendments and change orders. Provides administrative and clerical support to the division. Assists with public bid openings and evaluation meetings; reads and tabulates bid pricing; verifies documents for accuracy and completeness; prepares bid tabulation sheets and transmittal forms; distributes packages to user departments and purchasing personnel. Coordinates the division?s records management, to include the proper distribution, use and disposition of all recorded information by and for the division. These documents include personnel records, contract negotiation and fulfillment, procurement documentation, among others. Ensures compliance with retention schedules for the proper maintenance of all files. Assists with the administration of the county purchasing card program; processes new card requests; activates and deactivates cards; reconciles transactions daily; monitors monthly spending trends; prepares monthly reports and audits. May be assigned as program administrator, depending on qualifications. Coordinates business card orders and disposition of surplus property for all County Departments. Processes invoices for payment ; processes budget transfers. Collects and inputs division payroll and maintains associated records. Maintains division?s office supply inventory; reorders as needed. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs related duties. Must have knowledge of contract negotiation and contract documents. Knowledge of county purchasing 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 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. Certification as a Professional Public Buyer is preferred. An incumbent with this certification and years of experience may be qualified as ?Purchasing Coordinator? and placed at Pay Grade 18 with associated Purchasing Coordinator responsibilities. Must have the ability to be bonded. 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


CUSTOMER SERVICE REP - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

The St. Johns County Growth Management seeks a Customer Services Representative to be responsible for responding to all customer requests through all modes of customer contact; relaying departmental information, and processing service requests. Provides customer support for County?s Growth Management department: general information and referral services; preparation and distribution of incoming mail; and other customer inquiries. Maintains precise and accurate records of all customer transactions, service requests, and other related documentation, within countywide database systems (PRIDE, Cityworks, among others). Maintains files and records to include document scanning, general correspondence, and other reports, as directed. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of customer service principles and practices. Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs, including customer management and geospatial software. Must be skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports. Skilled in effective oral and written communication. Ability to read, write and perform basic mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the major duties of this position, usually interpreted as having at least one (1) year of customer service experience. An incumbent with demonstrated proficiency may be designated as Senior Customer Service Representative and placed at Pay Grade 10. 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: 9
Pay Range: $29,016.44
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted