Employment Opportunities

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As of Saturday, May 26, 2018, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

PLANNER - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County seeks a Planner to provide professional planning support for the Countys planning operations that may include current and long range planning activities. The Major Duties are to research, prepare and present staff reports for public hearings and review boards. Reviews development applications for compliance with codes and ordinances; provides guidance and input concerning code compliance. Reviews clearance sheets for compliance with codes and ordinances. Assists staff, developers, attorneys, and the general public with development questions. Performs site visits, posts notice signs, and performs architectural inspections at designated spots within the county. Attends meetings with community associations. Reviews and renders opinions on planning, land development, and growth management issues, as assigned; provides guidance to elected and appointed officials, county personnel, and members of the general public. Reviews project applications, including but not limited to, Special Use Permits, Variances, Rezonings, Comprehensive Plan amendments and Developments of Regional Impact (DRI) applications. Coordinates information and data gathering among various county departments. Writes various comprehensive plan elements. Schedules and advertises public hearings. May be requested to develop grant applications; write requests for federal agency technical assistance and performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of planning principles and practices, state statutes and county codes and ordinances and computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions, the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports and 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. 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 and 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. An incumbent in this position may be designated as ?Senior Planner? and placed at $47,546.83.
Pay Grade: 17
Pay Range: $43,075.08
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


BILLING TECH - AMPHITHEATRE

St. Johns County Amphitheatre seeks a Billing Technician with box office ticketing experience to assist with the Cultural Events box office operations. Assists Box Office Coordinator with all box office aspects of each Cultural Events Division activity: event ticket setup, event on-sale, any event changes, ticket inventory, and daily and weekly ticket sales, among others. Administers the event ticketing database for the Amphitheatre and Concert Hall. This includes, but is not limited to preparing settlement statements, financial reports and other accounts payable reconciliation. Assists the Box Office Coordinator with the backend management of tickets with the Cultural Events tickets management software; create events, holds, accurately setting up relevant data such as ticket prices, ticket text and performance dates and times. Resolves customer complaints, problems and requests. Assists the Box Office Coordinator with the training of seasonal employees. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Practices. Knowledge of box office administration and event ticketing procedures. Knowledge of proper money handling 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. 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 having had a similar position for six months to a year. 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: 10
Pay Range: $30,485.41
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted