Employment Opportunities

As of Tuesday, October 21, 2014, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

BRANCH MANAGER - LIBRARY SERVICES

St. Johns County Library Services seeks a Branch Manager to be responsible for managing the operations of the Southeast branch Library. Oversees the daily operations, trains, assigns, schedules, directs, supervises, evaluates and disciplines staff; manages building and grounds maintenance. Assists the public with informational and circulation needs. Resolves patron and personnel issues. Maintains an awareness of library trends and issues; reads professional and related literature; attends workshops, seminars and conferences; maintains professional affiliations. Develops, updates, and implements branch policies and procedures. Coordinates the collection and compilation of statistics; prepares monthly and other reports. Recommends budgets to maintain or change service levels or to implement capital improvements. Serves as liaison to the Friends of the Library support group and to other community and business organizations. Responsible for overseeing branch collections. Supervises the development and implementation of adult and youth programming. Directs public relations and publicity operations for the library branch. 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. 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 reports. Skilled in using Microsoft Office Suite. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must possess a Master?s degree in Library Science from an accredited university or college and two years of professional level, paid and progressively responsible library or equivalent experience, or one year as an Assistant Branch Manager. Must have extensive knowledge of professional library principles, methods, practices and materials as they apply to public service work. Must have one to three years of supervisory experience. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited university. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years of experience or service. 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 excellent 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: 20
Pay Range: $47,304.45
Deadline: Posted Until Filled


ENGINEER (PE) - UTILITIES

St. Johns County Utility Department seeks an Engineer to perform professional engineering functions in support of the county?s utility operations. Reviews development project engineering documents for compatibility with utility infrastructure, and verifies compliance with Utility Standards and local and state regulations. Coordinates and leads meetings with developers and consultant engineers to discuss planning, design, and construction topics relating to development projects. Manages utility planning and construction projects and oversees the activities of consultants and contractors in the construction execution of utility projects; reviews invoices for services from consulting engineers and contractors. Reviews and coordinates construction project plans, specifications, and bid documents for utility planning and construction capital improvement projects; coordinates and conducts meetings with consultants and contractors; prepares and reviews consultant and contractor task orders, proposals, change orders, and contract documents. Prepares and processes operation permit renewals; signs and seals permitting documents; prepares related correspondence and replies to requests for information. Conducts field inspections for development and utility construction projects to verify compliance with plans, specifications and documents. Participates in the development and management of the department?s annual capital improvement plan and project budgets; develops progress and status reports, letters and files related to projects; prepares annual construction and engineering contracts; assists in prioritizing work projects; performs condition assessments and critical evaluations of key system components. Plans, organizes and coordinates a variety of projects, studies, evaluates and reports. Manages design teams for water, sewer, and refuse projects. Performs evaluations of critical engineering feasibility analyses, hydraulic analyses, and treatment and performance efficiency analyses. Provides engineering certification of utility projects and ensures that all construction is compliant with federal, state and local permitting and regulatory requirements. Performs computer modeling of water and sewer systems and provides system connection pressures; evaluates system capabilities for operation and expansion. Prepares Utility Availability letters providing information regarding utility system connection details (i.e. location, sizing, and connection pressures), and coordinates providing appropriate as-built and technical information to customers. Designs in-house construction projects such as lift stations and main extensions. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of project management principles and practices. Knowledge of utility engineering principles, practices, materials and equipment. Knowledge of budgetary principles and practices. 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. Must have a minimum four (4) years experience in Civil or Environmental Engineering. Preference will be given to experience related to water and sewer utilities. Must have experience in design of lift stations, water and sewer force mains, water and sewer plants, computer modeling of water and sewer systems. Must have knowledge of permitting standards and other rules and regulations associated with FDEP and SJRWMD. Certification as a Professional Engineer by the State of Florida as Civil or Environmental Engineer required or ability to obtain such certification in Florida via reciprocity within one 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: 22
Pay Range: $57,008.78
Deadline: Posted Until Filled


CASE MANAGER - COMMUNITY BASED CARE PROGRAM

St. Johns County Health and Human Services seeks a Case Manager to perform case management duties in support of assigned clients and programs. Performs case management duties in support of clients in assigned programs. Provides referrals to local resources. Maintains case files and participates in supervisory review of cases on a quarterly basis. Determines client eligibility for county social services. Attends required training. Reviews standard operating procedures to determine the best method to provide services to clients. Assists clients in the completion of required applications. Assists clients by coordinating transportation to needed services. Conducts home, school and work visits. Completes telephone contacts with clients, service providers, and investigators. Documents client contacts. Maintains travel logs. Processes Foster Care licensures and relicensures in a timely and accurate manner. Instructs pre-service training for new applicants for Foster Home, Adoptive Home, or Relative/Relative homes. Responds to and resolves Foster program parent questions, problems and concerns. Implements new Quality Parenting Initiative standards. Ensures the Foster Homes maintain licensing standards throughout the year. Responds to after-hours emergencies. Recruits Foster Home parents. Writes Adoptive Home studies and Relative/Non-Relative Homes studies. Finger prints clients. Completes home visits to ensure compliance with policies and procedures. Transports Foster children to appointments as needed. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of relevant federal, state, local and program regulations and requirements, knowledge of case management principles, knowledge of available community resources and 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 and 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 work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service. Must have possession of or ability to obtain appropriate child welfare licensing and/or certifications commensurate with duties performed. 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.
Pay Grade: 16
Pay Range: $38,824.96
Deadline: Posted Until Filled


ENGINEER (PE) - PROJECT ADMINISTRATION

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: Posted Until Filled


NETWORK ENGINEER - MGMT INFORMATION SERVICES

St. Johns Countys Information Services Department seeks a Network Engineer to manage the development, operation, maintenance, repair and upgrade of the county?s information technology networks. Provides project management services and oversights for Network Services group projects; oversees,designs, implements, and manages network integration and installation projects; assists in assigning and leading work; provides guidance with regard to expertise, timeliness, and completion of project objectives; addresses performance issues within prescribed guidelines. Oversees network integration, design, and installation projects; assists in assigning and leading work; provides guidance with regard to expertise, timeliness and completion of project objectives; designs and deploys various networks in accordance with specified requirements; installs network facilities. Provides management support for major network outages; maintains and troubleshoots network hardware and systems for internal and external customers; investigates and resolves network and hardware matters of significance; researches, analyzes, isolates and resolves issues errors; answers technical questions; recommends and implements approved courses of action. Provides security firewall design, implementation, support, administration and management. Develops departmental technical standards, policies, and procedures. Identifies, evaluates, tests and documents new products and provides network problem resolution to create and maintain optimal network solutions that align with new business requirements. Provides regular progress updates. Performs capacity planning and management of all networking related efforts; monitors and manages network devices. Provides documentation of network architecture. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of management methods and techniques. Knowledge of current information technology trends and solutions. Knowledge of network design, operation, and management 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 and 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 work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service. 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. 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: $57,635.88
Deadline: Posted Until Filled