Employment Opportunities

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As of Wednesday, January 29, 2020, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - MEDICAL EXAMINER

St. Johns County Medical Examiners Office seeks an Administrative Assistant to provide clerical support and medical transcription services for the District 23 Medical Examiner?s Office. Provides general office and clerical support. Assists with department scheduling (may include but not limited to conference room calendars, travel arrangements, meeting requests, vehicles or other equipment). Provides information and referral services for the Medical Examiner?s office. Assists the department with daily classifying and storing records according to various retention schedules and processing and review of payroll documents. Prepares and maintains accurate case files: retrieves relevant patient data, assembles and organizes complete files; provides medicolegal transcription and related data logs, and reviews records for completeness, accuracy, and consistency with requirements. Manages data entry and record maintenance for countywide databases and systems (both electronic and paper files) as assigned. Collects and records related information for accuracy and completeness. Researches and prepares various related reports, as assigned (e.g. cremations, death certificates, mortality statistics, etc.) Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of governing Federal, State and County regulations and legislation. Knowledge of HIPAA policy rules and guidelines (including PHI, PII and HITECH). Knowledge of records management principles. Knowledge of modern office and customer service practices and procedures. Must be skilled in the use of a variety of computer software applications. Skilled in oral and written communication. Skilled in preparing documents, spreadsheets and other official reporting. Skilled in handling sensitive and confidential information. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with administrative or clerical training, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education. Must have experience sufficient to understand the basic principles relative to the major duties of the position, usually associated with two to three years of experience in an administrative support position. A minimum of one year working in a medical office or facility preferred. 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.
Pay Grade: 12
Pay Range: $35,181.39
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


APPLICATION REVIEW TECH - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County Growth Management seeks an Application Review Technician to perform technical duties in support of the Development Permit process. Answers telephone and greets visitors; provides information about Land Development Regulations. Receives and processes (including scanning documents) Growth Management applications, reviews fee payments, including Impact Fee Assessments, and ensures completed payments prior to acceptance and release of plans. Routes and reviews commercial and residential Clearance Sheet site plans to ensure compliance with permitting requirements. Receives and reviews request for occupational licenses. Provides information on flood zones and FEMA requirements to homeowners, insurance agents, mortgage companies and other county personnel. Receives and processes right of way permits. Assists in resolving application problems related to due dates, comments, time constraints and inaccurate or incomplete applications. Prepares files for meetings of the Development Review Committee, Planning and Zoning Agency, Ponte Vedra Zoning and Adjustment Board, and the Board of County Commissioners. Creates and distributes Letters of Substantial Approval. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of the application review process including local, state, and federal regulations, statutes, and laws. Knowledge of modern office principles and practices. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in the provision of customer services. 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. 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: 12
Pay Range: $35,181.39
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 $41,860.46 to $46,206.11 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: 16
Pay Range: $42,865.11
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


CIP PROGRAM MANAGER - PROJECT ADMINISTRATION

St. Johns County Engineering Department seeks a Capital Improvement Program Manager to provide supervision and management of the Public Works department?s capital improvement program projects in order to maintain, preserve and protect the infrastructure resources of the county in the most efficient and effective manner possible. Manages and directs the development and implementation of Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects and other related tasks pertaining to beach renourishment, water quality, roadway design, storm water and drainage, culverts replacement, sidewalks, pavement management, and other duties as assigned. Trains, assigns, schedules, directs, supervises, evaluates and disciplines staff. Coordinates the work of the Engineering, Road & Bridge, Solid Waste, and the Fleet Maintenance divisions as it relates to the Capital Improvement Program. Serves as a member of the county's management team and identifies and develops courses of action to respond to a wide variety of organizational needs. These include the development of Department policies, systems, and procedures to achieve short-and long-term goals and work standards; management and coordination of the Public Works Department emergency operations; update and maintenance of the St. Johns County Emergency Plan; acting as liaison to member agencies in the performance of a variety of activities in the areas of mitigation, safety, accident prevention, loss control, plan formulation and exercises. Builds strong, positive community relationships and encourage citizen engagement; establishes and maintains effective working relationships with elected officials, department directors and managers, other agencies, economic development partners, and the public. Monitors contract compliance with state and federal regulations for grants and federal programs. Represents the County Public Works Department on behalf of the County Administrator and Board of County Commissioners with staff and outside organizations, and develops joint efforts on projects/issues when appropriate. Prepares and delivers public presentations for elected officials and the general public as necessary. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of capital improvement project management methods and techniques. Knowledge of engineering principles, practices, materials and equipment. Knowledge of budgetary principles and practices. Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. 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, preference given for a Master?s degree or a Professional Engineer in the State of Florida. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with five to eight years of related experience with two years of experience in a supervisory capacity. 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. Possession and maintenance of licensure as a Professional Engineer by the State of Florida would qualify to be hired as a Professional Engineer and place at Pay Grade 23 - $65,800.60.
Pay Grade: 22
Pay Range: $63,633.49
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST - COUNTY ADMINISTRATION

St. Johns County Administration Office seeks an Audio/Video Communications Specialist to perform a variety of professional audio/video production communication duties including management of the government access television channel, production of live broadcasts, original video content production, audio/video and technical support. In addition, the position support other communication functions including media relations, social media facilitation, and community relations. Serves as a video producer to develop story ideas, gather information, work with other departments and external agencies, coordinate interviews, write content, and shoot and edit video content for County news stories. Directs the recording and broadcast of live meetings; operates video cameras to record special events. Researches, conducts interviews, writes, shoots, and edits original video content for GTV. Updates GTV bulletin board; schedules GTV programming; archives video content. Provides audio/visual support for events in the County auditorium and other departments as needed. Disseminates information to the media utilizing press releases and interpersonal communications, and responds to media inquiries by researching and drafting accurate and timely information and conducting written and broadcast interviews. Collaborates in the creative design process for written, digital, and video content related to St. Johns County. Assists in crisis communications as needed; remains on-call to respond after hours if required to do so. Produces and hosts small-scale special events including award ceremonies, ribbon cuttings, etc. Assists in facilitating the St. Johns County Legislative Action Plan. Produces and manages content for St. Johns County social media outlets. Takes photographs related to St. Johns County facilities, programs, and projects. Assists in developing long-term communication initiatives and project management strategies. Assists in tracking, monitoring, and communicating news relevant to St. Johns County. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of audio and video equipment operations, production and editing principles and software. Knowledge of government access channel television broadcasting principles and practices. Must have the ability to use digital cameras and video cameras to produce original content. Must have knowledge of journalistic principles and practices including techniques of planning, composing, and editing written, electronic, and video content for mass communication. Knowledge of the basic principles, practices, and requirements of print, radio, digital, and television media. Knowledge of the basic principles and practices of public relations, advertising, marketing, graphic design, and mass communication. Must have the ability to write and assemble interesting and informative news articles, releases, pamphlets, brochures, scripts, speeches, and related publicity materials. Must have knowledge of current social media trends and skill in managing social media accounts. Knowledge of county and departmental rules, regulations, procedures, functions, operations, and policies. Must be skilled in establishing cooperative and productive working relationships. 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 the ability to efficiently and creatively operate video editing software. Must have a minimum of two years of experience in video production, video editing, journalism, marketing, public relations, mass communications, television production, or a related field. 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: $42,865.11
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR - MGMT INFORMATION SERVICES

St. Johns County Management Information Services seeks a Database Administrator responsible for the administration of the county?s computerized databases. Installs, configures and upgrades database software and related products. Evaluates database features and database-related products. Establishes and maintains sound backup and recovery policies and procedures. Designs and implements databases. Implements and maintains database security. Performs database tuning and performance monitoring. Performs application tuning and performance monitoring. Performs general technical trouble shooting. Consults with development teams. Creates database objects. Writes database level procedures, functions and triggers. Monitors application related jobs and data replication activities. Assists developers with database activities. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of current information technology trends and solutions. Knowledge of database development 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. 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 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. Enjoy great benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, free gyms, EAP, Florida Retirement System (FRS) and many more! 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: 21
Pay Range: $57,648.80
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


ENGINEER - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County Growth Management Department seeks an Engineer to perform engineering duties in support of the department?s engineering technical review operations. Reviews project applications for compliance with technical standards, 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. 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 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. Place at Pay Grade 22 if in possession of a current Professional Engineering license for the State of Florida. 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: 21
Pay Range: $57,648.80
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


ENGINEER - TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION

St. Johns County Traffic & Transportation seeks an Engineer to provide technical analysis related to Traffic and Transportation operations, as well as new public and commercial infrastructure development and signalization for St. Johns County. Gathers data, through research, field observations and interview, to capture vehicle-generated traffic data in order to enable safer roadways and enhanced mobility within St. Johns County. Maintains various performance metrics for signal warrants, sight distances, speed zoning, pedestrian crossings, school zones, traffic calming, vehicle/pedestrian volume, turning movement, crash data, among others. Prepares evaluations, assessments, studies, forecast models and related analyses and reports. Develops scopes of services and project outcomes for vehicle and roadway operation initiatives, to include transportation studies, continuing or outside consultant contracts, grants and other related capital projects. Assists Risk Management with insurance claims related to repair and replacement of traffic operation devices. Coordinates technical reviews of infrastructure plans with County employees from Growth Management or other departments, transportation professionals and outside agencies to assess and resolve capacity issues and productivity improvements, ensure legal conformity and incorporate transversal issues. Prepares and reviews maintenance of traffic (MOT) plans for projects involving road closures, lane closures, and detour routes. Assists with developing Intermodal strategies that involve extensions to or linkages with existing infrastructure. Collaborates with Traffic and Transportation Division leaders to propose and refine processes and technical transportation management methods. Shares development and innovation strategies to foster technological advances and improved system capabilities. Responds to citizen and inter-agency inquiries regarding traffic regulations, traffic control device standards, and requests for installations of traffic control devices. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of traffic engineering principles and practices. Knowledge of construction practices, principles, and regulations. Knowledge of with traffic signal and transportation management principles and practices. Knowledge of governing regulations, legislation, and requirements related to vehicle and roadway operational practices (e.g. Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), Intelligent Technology Systems (ITS)). Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the use of project management techniques. Skilled in preparation of written technical reports. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with a baccalaureate degree in civil engineering, or similar field. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the technical duties of this position, usually interpreted to require one to three years of related experience. Must obtain and maintain Certification as Engineer Intern or Engineer-in-Training within one year from date of hire. Employee may be reclassified as Engineer (PE) and placed at Pay Grade 22 if in possession of a current Professional Engineering license for the State of Florida. 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. Salary $57,648.80 to $72,684.14 dependent on knowledge, skills, and experience.
Pay Grade: 21
Pay Range: $57,648.80
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County Environmental Division seeks an Environmental Specialist to be responsible for supporting assigned programs that maintain the preservation of local environmental resources. Perform specific duties associated with the position as outlined below and identified in the job assignment. Conducts monthly visual inspections of county-owned fuel storage tanks to maintain compliance with state regulations, as assigned; advises personnel of needed upgrades or repairs; maintains annual permits and insurance renewals. Conducts bacteriological water sampling and monthly inspections of all county-owned water systems to maintain compliance with state regulations, as assigned; coordinates the scheduling of work orders to maintain a properly functioning water system. Maintains a full time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of relevant environmental codes and ordinances. Knowledge of federal and state historic resource laws and regulations. Knowledge of local, state and federal environmental permitting regulations. Knowledge of local government historic preservation planning strategies and processes. Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems technology and 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. Skilled in oral and written communication. 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: $45,035.17
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


MAINTENANCE WORKER - ROAD & BRIDGES

St. Johns County Road & Bridge Department seeks a Maintenance Worker to maintain roads, ditches and culverts. To perform manual labor associated with roads, bridges and drainage systems, flag and direct traffic. Operate and maintain power equipment, pumps, saws, compactors, chainsaws, etc. Use proper safety equipment and follows safety procedures as instructed by Crew Chief and Supervisor. Report and assist in emergency situations. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent certification. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver license. Must be able to pass background check, drug screen and pulmonary test before being hired. Ability to use bush axe, chain saw, shovel, weed eater, and small hand tools. 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: 8
Pay Range: $28,875.16
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


PERSONNEL SERVICES DIR - PERSONNEL SERVICES

St. Johns County Personnel Services seeks a Personnel Services Director to be responsible for the administration, coordination and oversight of the County?s personnel management and human resource program. Plans, organizes, and directs a professional, technical, and clerical staff engaged in the administration of a comprehensive employee relations program to include position classification, pay administration, recruitment, placement, promotion, employee development and training, benefits, and labor relations. Directs the fiscal and administrative functions of the Personnel Services and Risk Management department. Oversees and participates in the interpretation of administrative policies, rules, and regulations to administrators, directors, supervisors, and employees; recommends action to be taken on questionable matters. Formulates and recommends legal and administrative policies, regulations, and procedures for execution of personnel management programs. Directs the development and administration of a classification and compensation program that is current and responsive to the changes in organizational needs, occupational trends, labor market fluctuations, etc. Insures the program complies with federal and state law. Directs the development and implementation of personnel management functions including recruitment and selection, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) plan, employee engagement and development, unemployment insurance, policy administration and compliance, and performance management. Serves as Equal Employment Opportunity Officer for the County. Oversees and participates in the review of eligibility lists of candidates for positions; participates in approval of personnel placement, promotion, and terminations for cause. Directs the planning, developing, programming, and implementing countywide training and employee development programs. Oversees the County's merit award and service awards programs. Oversees the County's labor relations program including the development and maintenance of labor relations policy and procedures, collective bargaining, contract negotiations and administration, and labor relations issues. Serves as the Hearing Officer for contract grievances. Directs the employee benefit program including medical/dental negotiations and administration, deferred compensation and the administration/monitoring of FMLA, ADA, shared leave, and state retirement plans. Projects future costs and recommends resource needs/adjustments. Serves as voting member of County Health Insurance Committee, as delegated. Provides leadership and strategic guidance to staff and facilitates effective collaboration among different functional areas. Participates with County officials in matters of concern to unions, organizations, and associations representing the County employees. Directs and participates in special management studies relative to employee relations matters; makes recommendations affecting all phases of the County?s employee relations program. Oversees, manages and participates in the development, preparation and administration of the departmental budget(s); identifies resource needs; directs the forecasting of future costs; controls and monitors expenses; ensures fiscal responsibility and implements budgetary adjustments as necessary. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Extensive knowledge of human resource management philosophy, methods, principles, practices, and techniques. Thorough knowledge of public personnel administration and of local government organization theory and procedures. Considerable knowledge of characteristics of major occupational groups and their component jobs. Knowledge and proficiency in leadership and managerial philosophy, methods and techniques, particularly team building, mediation and motivational skills. Strong written and oral communication skills, to include public speaking skills and the ability to develop effective proposals. Must have knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in the use of standard office computer equipment and software applications. Skilled in the analysis of problems, the identification and evaluation of alternative solutions, and the implementation of recommendation in support of goals. Skilled in the planning, organization, direction, and appraisal of professional, technical, and clerical personnel. Skilled in the review, interpretation and application of a wide variety of laws, rules, regulations, contracts, policies and procedures pertaining to personnel management. Skilled in the development and maintenance of effective working relationships with a variety of audiences. Skilled in the development and evaluation of strategic and long-term personnel management plans and programs. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must have knowledge commonly associated with a baccalaureate degree in business or public administration supplemented with graduate coursework in personnel management. Advance degree preferred. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the major duties of subordinate positions, usually interpreted to require eight to ten years of extensive and progressively responsible technical and administrative personnel management experience in more than one discipline of human resource management. Must have equivalent combination of education, experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities to thoroughly understand and perform the major duties of the position. PHR, SPHR, or SHRM-SCP Certification preferred. 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: 25
Pay Range: $85,579.98
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


PLUMBER II - SHERIFF COMPLEX MAINTENANCE

The St. Johns County Facilities Maintenance seeks a Plumber II to be responsible for the installation, repair, and maintenance of plumbing systems in County buildings and facilities. Installs and repairs faucets, valves, water fountains, bathroom fixtures, hot water heaters, and pumps. Installs and repairs piping systems. Installs and repairs backflow systems. Installs, maintains and repairs lift stations. Locates, evaluates and repairs under slab leaks. Installs water services. Operates a sewer machine to open clogged waste lines. Installs and repairs irrigation systems. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Responds to after-hours emergencies and may be on-call as needed. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of plumbing system principles, operations, and proper installation, repair and maintenance techniques. Knowledge of relevant construction codes and industry standards. Knowledge of the tools and equipment used in the installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems. Knowledge of department policies and procedures. Must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in reading and interpretation of building plans and technical specifications. Skilled in diagnosis and troubleshooting of plumbing systems and related components. Skilled in the operation of job-related tools, vehicles and equipment. Skilled in oral and written communication. Skilled in understanding and comprehension of verbal instructions. 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 possess mastery of all principles relevant to the major duties of the position. Must have a minimum of 6 years of verifiable full-time work experience as a journeyman-level Plumber. Must have possession of, or the ability to obtain prior to hire, a valid State of Florida or St. Johns County Journeyman Plumber License. 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: 14
Pay Range: $38,833.67
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


PURCHASING MANAGER - PURCHASING

St. Johns County Purchasing Department seeks a Purchasing Manager to be responsible for the management and oversight of the County?s procurement processes, credit card program, and surplus, as well as negotiation and administration of contracts for goods, services and construction. Formulates, implements and enforces the County?s purchasing policy and operating procedures for procurement, negotiation, and contracting for good, services, and construction; credit card program; and surplus. Oversees staff?s development of formal and informal solicitations, to ensure compliance with applicable policies, rules, laws, regulations, or other applicable governance. Interacts with Department Heads and Project Managers to ensure compliance and a fair and open competitive process. Negotiates agreements with vendors for the provision of goods, services, and construction. Coordinates with Office of County Attorney, Risk Management, Administration, and User Departments to ensure final, approved contracts are appropriate to serve needs of the County. Prepares and presents agenda items to the Board of County Commissioners. Directs the analysis and review of active contracts for compliance, performance, and appropriate administrative processes to ensure complete, up-to-date information and activity as required by rules, regulations, laws, processes and procedures. Provides training to user departments related to procurement and contracting procedures, policies, and applicable regulations. Administers the countywide contract management system and maintains up-to-date processes and information therein to facilitate transparency and tracking with county contracts. Supervises and coordinates activities with staff including training, assigning, directing, reviewing, scheduling, evaluating, and recommending personnel actions. Prepares and monitors the department budget. Maintains a full time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of public procurement theory, practices, methods, techniques, and procedures. Knowledge of management principles and practices. Knowledge of contract negotiation, contract management and contract documents. Knowledge of local, state and federal governing legislation, regulations and requirements. Knowledge of budgetary principles and practices. Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the work of personnel. Skill in analysis of information and circumstances and the creative development and compliant 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 Public Administration, Public Procurement or similar course of study. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division in order to direct and coordinate work within the division, usually interpreted to require five to seven years of progressively responsible experience, including at least five years in a supervisory or lead role. Must have the ability to be bonded. Must possess a Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) certification through UPPCC, or equivalent certification. Must become Certified Public Procurement Officer within three years of hire and maintain certification while assigned to this position. An incumbent in this position with certification may be placed at Pay Grade 23. 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 at grade 23, $64,637.13 minimum with current Public Purchasing Manager certification.
Pay Grade: 22
Pay Range: $63,633.49
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


SYSTEMS SUPPORT TECH - UTILITIES

St. Johns County Utility Department seeks a Utility Systems Support Technician to provide technical support for the maintenance and operation of the county?s Utility business information systems. Maintains billing software; performs a variety of routine and technical duties in the area of systems analysis and testing. Troubleshoots and repairs a variety of hardware, software, and automated phone systems. Provides user support to department personnel. Conducts system training. Performs routine systems testing, user documentation, and implementation of new system features. Identifies areas for improvement; researches solutions and makes recommendations. Prepares and designs system generated reports. Assists vendors in the implementation of system upgrades and fixes. Conducts all new hire training. Coordinates contracts and purchase orders for external consulting services. Keeps supervisor and customer service manager informed of issues and status of projects. Maintains full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of current information technology trends and solutions as well as knowledge of the installation, maintenance, upgrade and operation of computer hardware, software, and peripherals. Knowledge of automated service and work orders systems. Knowledge of customer billing and information systems. Knowledge of information technology troubleshooting and testing procedures. Knowledge of department policies and procedures. Skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise reports. Skilled in the provision of user support services. 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 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, gender, disability, or genetics.
Pay Grade: 16
Pay Range: $42,865.11
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


UTILITY MAINTENANCE TECH - UTILSWRLIFTSTATIONS_ADMIN

St. Johns County Utility Department seeks a Utility Maintenance Technician to assist in the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of electrical systems at treatment plants and lift stations. Assists in installing, maintaining and repairing pumps and mechanical equipment at plants and lift stations. Maintains assigned vehicles and equipment. Responds to after-hours emergencies. Completes work orders. Assists in the repair of broken water and sewer lines. Operates pump truck, crane truck, and vacuum truck. Assists in maintaining pump station grounds. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of electrical repair and maintenance principles. Knowledge of mechanical repair and maintenance principles. Knowledge of plumbing system repair and maintenance principles. Must be skilled in the operation of assigned tools 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 three years. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida class B ?CDL? driver?s license with ?N? (tanker) endorsement within six (6) months of employment. Until attainment, employee will be classified as ?Utility Maintenance Technician Trainee? and placed at Pay Grade 10. Must obtain class ?C? collections certification by FWPCOA within two (2) years of employment. Upon attainment of certification, employee eligible for $500 annual incentive pay, with an additional $500 annual incentive for each subsequent level of Collections certification. 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: 12
Pay Range: $35,181.39
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


Volunteer Coordinator - AMPHITHEATRE

St. Johns County Amphitheatre seeks a Volunteer Coordinator to be responsible for assisting with the production of event venues, community festivals and other special events for the Cultural Events Division. Recruits, trains, schedules and assigns volunteers for the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall and other Cultural Events activities. Prepares, submits and maintains all related forms, records and files. Coordinates volunteer schedules and monitors activities of volunteers and related contractual employees as assigned. Assists with the coordination and facilitation of event logistics, including registration and attendee tracking, crew arrival and break schedules, security detail and crowd control, equipment checks, parking plans, presentation and materials support, and pre- and post-event evaluations. Acts as primary point of contact for volunteers and additional point of contact for artists, managers, outside vendors, community partners, union or labor negotiators, among others. Ensure event logistics are in compliance with event contract terms. Maintains inventory of job-related supplies such as wrist bands and volunteer shirts. Plans and implements volunteer appreciation events. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings, holidays and weekends. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of project management methods and techniques, especially large scale events. Knowledge of contract management. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in conflict management and resolution. 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. Completion of a high school degree with a minimum of three years in an event planning or support related capacity and five to ten years in progressively responsible in an event or volunteer coordination role. Entertainment industry experience preferred. 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 and job related software. 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: 14
Pay Range: $38,833.67
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted