Employment Opportunities

As of Saturday, July 26, 2014, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

LIBRARY ASSISTANT I P/T - LIBRARY SERVICES

St. Johns County Public Library in Ponte Vedra seeks a part time Library Assistant I to perform a variety of clerical and technical duties relating to the operation of specialized areas of a public library. To assist the public in person, by telephone, or via electronic means with circulation or general directional and reference queries. Perform routine automated library circulation functions including those related to check-in and check-out of materials, patron registration, fines, holds, etc. Empty book drop; shelve library materials; shelf read library collections. Collect and compile statistics. May substitute on bookmobile, at branches, or in other library departments as needed to maintain effective service. High school diploma or equivalent required. Must have one (1) year experience working in a library setting. College education may be substituted for year of experience. Must be able to comprehend, speak, and write the English language. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver license. Must possess knowledge of general office equipment, especially a computer. St. Johns County is a drug free workplace and an equal employment opportunity employer. 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. Hourly rate is $13.06.
Pay Grade: N/A
Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru 7/31/2014


CASE SPECIALIST - SOCIAL SERVICES

St. Johns County Health and Human Services seeks a Case Specialist to perform specialized duties in reviewing, processing and maintaining client cases. Screens applications for the Primary Care Clinic Card. Determines eligibility for the county medical assistance program. Screens applications for assistance with prescription, rent, utility, cremation and burial expenses. Processes and determines eligibility for solid waste exemptions. Refers county residents to external service providers as appropriate. Assists with food distribution to eligible residents. Enters application data and financial applications to computerized database. Sets up new files; completes Social Services workups; updates client information. Maintains required reports. Maintains a full-time presence on the job and performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of department and program policies and procedures. Knowledge of community health and human services resources. 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. 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: $34,790.80
Deadline: Posted Until Filled


DRIVER - COMMUNITY BASED CARE PROGRAM

St. Johns County seeks a Driver to interact with children, parents and families involved in the child welfare system. This will include transporting children placed in out of home care. Provides transportation for children and adult clients as needed. Makes appointments for clients. Collects documents from other departments as needed. Provides administrative notes and reports as needed, including but not limited to incident reports and mileage logs. Maintains a full-time presence on the job and performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of department and program policies and procedures. Must have knowledge of county streets and locations. Must have knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in the safe operation of a motorized vehicle must be 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 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: 9
Pay Range: $27,178.52
Deadline: Posted Until Filled


PERSONNEL SVCS SUPERVISOR - PERSONNEL SERVICES

St. Johns County seeks a Personnel Services Supervisor to directly oversee the employment section, managing other personnel services operations as assigned and participates in all aspects of the hiring process. Provides responsive, high quality service to County employees, representatives of outside agencies and members of the public by providing accurate, complete and up-to-date information, in a courteous, efficient and timely manner. Maintains and participates in updating department policies and procedures, including the construction and administration of recruitment plans. Investigates employee relations issues and responds to employment related questions and requests; completes related documentation. Manages mandatory compliance related programs and assists with implementing other professional development training and education programs. Coordinates Fair Labor Standards Act requirements and responds to payroll, leave and other employment related standards. Manages unemployment claims and responds to EEOC complaints as assigned. Participates in records management process. Supports Personnel Services programs and issues as assigned. Performs other duties as assigned. Full time presence on the job. Must have knowledge of state and federal employment regulations. Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and evaluating the work of personnel. Skilled in identifying and analyzing complex and sensitive human resources problems and recommending practical 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 experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with five or more years of experience, including at least three years of supervisory experience. PHR 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. Ability to maintain confidentiality. 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: $44,535.17
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru 07/31/2014


THERAPIST - COMMUNITY BASED CARE PROGRAM

St. Johns County Health and Human Services seeks a Therapist to provide in-home counseling to clients. Provides individual, family, parenting, or couples therapy in the client?s home or in the community. Coordinates case management for each client/family to ensure that children are safe and provided for; assesses marks or bruises and walks through homes to assess for any safety hazards; completes unannounced and announced home visits; submits requests for assistance when family needs financial assistance. Develops service and safety plans for clients/families; documents all attempted or completed home visits, therapy sessions, phone calls, or other services; completes bi-weekly reviews. Assess the needs of each client/family and refers to local providers as appropriate. Provides random drug screens to clients as required; sends referrals to local lab; informs supervisor of positive drug screen tests. Screens new and potential clients for placement. Provides transportation to clients/families as needed. Attends required meetings and training sessions. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of individual, family, parenting, and couples therapy. Must have knowledge of child welfare laws. Must have knowledge of drug screen administration techniques. Must have knowledge of departmental and county policies and procedures and related federal, state, and local guidelines. 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 master?s 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. 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: 18
Pay Range: $42,389.21
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru 7/31/2014