Employment Opportunities

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As of Saturday, April 4, 2020, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

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 preferred and would qualify to be hired as a Professional Engineer and place at Pay Grade 23 - $70,239.48.
Pay Grade: 22
Pay Range: $63,633.49
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 - 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


Purchasing and Contracts Manager - PURCHASING

St. Johns County Purchasing Department seeks a Purchasing and Contracts 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. Skilled 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. 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. 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 commensurate with experience. Pay Range - $70,239.48 to $106,877.68.
Pay Grade: N/A
Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


SR SYSTEMS SUPPORT TECH - COURT TECHNOLOGY

St. Johns County Court Technology seeks a Senior System Support Technician. Under general direction, the Court Technology Systems Support Technician contributes to the daily technology support and operations of a small to medium sized unit of court professionals; serves as project lead on complex information technology projects; and performs related tasks within area of assignment. Provides day-to-day technical support of court staff to ensure a high-performance, customer service-oriented work environment that supports achieving Court Technology Services and Court missions, objectives and service standards; applies best practices and quality assurance processes to assigned areas of responsibility. Install, configure and update computer software and hardware for court personnel. Diagnose and troubleshoot software and hardware issues across a variety of technologies, including but not limited to networking, desktops, applications, audio recording, audio/video presentation, and video conferencing. Provide training on new technologies, both software and hardware, and assist court staff in adopting new technologies. Ensure network and desktop security is properly handled through timely virus updates and software patch management. Serves as project lead for medium to large scale IT projects; uses project management techniques to manage and achieve project success with complex tasks spanning multiple IT disciplines. Performs highly detailed work on multiple concurrent tasks under strict deadlines. Coordinates and works closely with internal and external stakeholders, partners, and vendors to ensure the delivery of sound and efficient technology solutions to end users. Develops and maintains strong customer relationships to ensure effective service delivery and customer satisfaction. Attends and participates in professional group meetings; and performs other related duties as assigned. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of principles, practices and methods of information technology management applicable to assigned domain area of responsibility, which may include, principles and practices of systems analysis and design; methods and techniques for performing quality assurance testing of systems; network architectures and protocols and theory and principles of network design and integration; operating system architectures, characteristics, components, uses and limitations applicable to the court's technology environment; security management design principles, practices and related methodologies, tools and software. Knowledge of customer relationship management and internal consulting concepts and practices. Knowledge of project leadership and project management methods. Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local codes, laws, and regulations. Knowledge of disaster planning and data recovery techniques. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in the evaluation of technology strategies. Skilled in the analysis of operational and system problems, evaluation of alternatives, and development of sound recommendations. Skilled in the interpretation and application of federal, state and local laws, regulations, court policies and procedures. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports. Skilled in oral and written communication. Skilled in time management and the ability to work independently. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with a baccalaureate degree in Computer Science or related field. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the major duties of the position, usually interpreted to require two to four years of progressively responsible experience in microcomputer or mainframe computer analysis/ support. Experience with Microsoft Active Directory and Server administration is preferred. Any combination of college, experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities to thoroughly understand and perform the major duties of the position will be considered. 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 other digital equipment as assigned. 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. 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: $47,315.06
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted