Employment Opportunities

As of Tuesday, September 02, 2014, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.


St. Johns County Engineering Department seeks a Professional Engineer to provide engineering services in support of county operations. Manages capital projects from concept through construction; supervises the design process, coordinates permitting, and manages consultants. Reviews and provides comments on development projects as part of the Development Review Committee; ensures proposed projects do not interfere with other department projects. Reviews and provides comments on Florida Department of Transportation projects within the county. Reviews and evaluates engineer submitted design and construction plans. Coordinates with Road and Bridge personnel in the maintenance of county bridges; reviews bridge inspection reports and recommends maintenance on critical items. Develops and reviews requests for proposals to retain consultants and contractors for design and construction services. Provides detailed CADD and GIS design, permitting, contract administration, and project management of capital projects. Responds to activations of the Emergency Operations Center to provide engineering services. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of engineering theory, principles and practices. Must have knowledge of construction practices, principles, and regulations. Must have knowledge of permitting agency rules and regulations. Must have knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Must be skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports. Must be skilled in oral and written communication. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in Civil Engineering or related 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 three or more years. Must obtain and maintain Certification as a Professional Engineer by the State of Florida as Civil or Environmental Engineer within one year 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: 22
Pay Range: $57,008.78
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru 09/04/2014