Employment Opportunities

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As of Monday, July 24, 2017, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

PLANS EXAMINER - BUILDING

St. Johns County Building Services seeks a licensed Plans Examiner to be responsible for the examination and review of construction documents to ensure compliance with relevant codes, ordinances and standards. Reviews submitted construction documents for compliance with codes, standards, and regulations. Responds to permit applicants' requests for information and clarification of plan review comments. Answers questions regarding requirements relating to codes, standards and regulations. Researches complaints and issues related to building construction. Performs field inspections when required. Completes required continuing education. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of building, mechanical, plumbing, fuel gas, energy, accessibility, and other applicable codes. Attends pre-construction meetings to provide guidance to permit applicants. Reviews coastal construction projects for compliance with relevant zoning ordinances. Reviews elevation certificates. Reviews all permit applications to determine susceptibility to flooding and ensure compliance with relevant flood zone requirements. Performs field inspections and plan reviews on abandoned homes and commercial projects for re-permitting. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Must have knowledge of building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fuel gas, energy, and accessibility codes. Knowledge of building construction practices and terminology. Knowledge of the construction plan review process. 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. 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 valid State of Florida Standard Plans Examiner License or ability to obtain examination eligibility through the Department of Business and Professional Regulation and successfully obtain licensure within a six month period. 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: 19
Pay Range: $46,568.88
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


PLANNER - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County seeks a Planner to provide professional planning support for the Countys planning operations that may include current and long range planning activities. The Major Duties are to research, prepare and present staff reports for public hearings and review boards. Reviews development applications for compliance with codes and ordinances; provides guidance and input concerning code compliance. Reviews clearance sheets for compliance with codes and ordinances. Assists staff, developers, attorneys, and the general public with development questions. Performs site visits, posts notice signs, and performs architectural inspections at designated spots within the county. Attends meetings with community associations. Reviews and renders opinions on planning, land development, and growth management issues, as assigned; provides guidance to elected and appointed officials, county personnel, and members of the general public. Reviews project applications, including but not limited to, Special Use Permits, Variances, Rezonings, Comprehensive Plan amendments and Developments of Regional Impact (DRI) applications . Coordinates information and data gathering among various county departments. Writes various comprehensive plan elements. Schedules and advertises public hearings. May be requested to develop grant applications; write requests for federal agency technical assistance and performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of planning principles and practices, state statutes and county codes and ordinances and computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions, the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports and 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. 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 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. May be hired as Senior Planner commensurate with experience at minimum of $46,568.88. 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: $42,189.11
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


APPLICATIONS REVIEW SUPVR - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County Growth Management seeks an Application Review Supervisor to manage the application review process. Coordinates the review and approval of construction plans for all new commercial or industrial development in the county. Conducts weekly Development Review Committee meetings; assists applicants and staff reviewers in addressing land development issues. Manages Commercial Clearance Sheet Process. Prepares and presents reports to the Board of County Commissioners and the Planning and Zoning Agency for subdivision plats and plat vacations. Manages Residential Clearance Sheet Process. Coordinates the review and approval of Residential Clearance Sheets and Neighborhood Site plans for all new residential development in the county. Consults with, and provides assistance to, professional personnel, consultants, contractors and property owners in the interpretation and application of land development regulations and procedures. Reviews Growth Management applications for consistency with the Land Development Code. Trains, assigns, supervises, evaluates and disciplines personnel. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge of management methods and techniques. Must have knowledge of federal, state and local land development regulations and procedures. Knowledge of building permit processes. 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 such as Urban and Regional Planning or Civil Engineering. 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. An advanced degree may be considered in lieu of experience. 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: 17
Pay Range: $42,189.11
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


TRANSPORTATION PLANNER - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County Growth Management Division seeks a Transportation Planner to perform specialized duties in support of transportation planning efforts. Coordinates and reviews Applications for Concurrency Determination; determines if adequate public facility capacity is available for the proposed development; performs traffic analysis for minor projects, including trip generation, trip distribution, and trip assignment; reviews and comments on Land Development Traffic Assessments for major projects to determine sufficiency of the analysis and to determine if adequate transportation capacity is available. Coordinates and maintains the Concurrency Management System for the county, including administering Article XI of the Land Development Code and tracking all concurrency certificates through completion. Maintains and updates Transportation Analysis Spreadsheet, including reviewing each project for release of reserved trips for build and expired developments; reviews annual traffic counts for quality assurance; reviews annual building permit data; maintains segment growth factors in conjunction with the Transportation Planning Manager. Reviews land development applications for concurrency applicability, site access, and protection of future right-of-way corridors through the development review process; attends Development Review Committee meetings. Coordinates and reviews development agreements, concurrency agreements, and proportionate fair share agreements for compliance with applicable Land Development Code requirements, including scheduling for public hearings, advertising, and staff reports. Provides technical information to the public and other governmental agencies regarding concurrency and transportation planning issues. Assists in the review of traffic analyses for Developments of Regional Impact and Comprehensive Plan Amendments as needed. Assists the Transportation Planning Manager and Senior Transportation Planner with performing Land Development Traffic Assessment analysis, including recommendations to the Growth Management Director and the Board of County Commissioners. The Transportation Planner may prepare and present items to the Planning and Zoning Agency and Board of County Commissioners. Specific emphasis on projection of intersection turning movements, analysis of intersections using Highway Capacity Analysis Software and SYNCHRO/SimTraffic software and evaluation of roadway link specific service volume studies using the latest version of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Quality/Level of Service Handbook. Full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of transportation planning principles and practices. Knowledge of traffic impact study methodology and procedures. 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. Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. 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 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. 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: 17
Pay Range: $42,189.11
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


Business Technology Services Technician - SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS

St. Johns County Supervisor of Elections Office seeks a Business Technology Services Technician to provide technical services supporting the operation of the Elections Office which includes the Geographical Information System (GIS), office computer technology, elections related software, voting equipment and other related hardware. Main Duties and Responsibilities: Ability to add, remove or modify street segments, as needed, in the GIS system; this requires maintaining accuracy when working with legal descriptions, zoning, surveys and shape files provided by county GIS department. Receive and respond to special requests for GIS information from SOE Staff; prepare and/or submit reports of work activities; initiate problem resolution, when needed. Provide primary and secondary support for office computer technology which includes file servers, both virtual and physical, storage devices which includes SAN and/or NAS office workstations, switches, routers/firewalls, printers, barcode and document scanners. Ability to perform typical maintenance of the computer system and office equipment such as backing up, updating, anti-virus and troubleshooting. Ability to support applications such as Word, Access, Excel, Outlook, etc.; working knowledge of Windows 7 and Windows 10, Server 2012, patch management, and other peripheral software, as required. Maintains a working knowledge of the Election Laws of the State of Florida, as well as a working knowledge of the voting system and voter registration system used in St. Johns County. Ability to accurately and proficiently assist voters by phone or in person. Assists in coordinating and monitoring Voting Equipment Center activities; participates in the resolution of difficult computer-related problems. Performs records management and data entry activities. Assists in preparing analytical and research reports, budgets, summaries, and recommendations. Assists with updating and maintaining the public website. Maintains adequate ballot-on-demand printers, electronic poll books and other electronic election equipment. Assists with voter education activities, as required. Maintains working knowledge of inventory control and records management procedures. Perform other related duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills and Ability: Excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem solving skills required for working with the public in a responsive, courteous, and professional manner. Developed and mature teamwork skills ? able to interact respectfully and effectively with co-workers. Commitment to continuous learning. Must possess excellent organizational skills. Ability to analyze technical and administrative problems and make appropriate recommendations which are clear and concise and be able to implement those recommendations, when required. Ability to perform in an environment of constant change; ability to perform in a flexible work environment. Work extended hours, including Saturdays, Sundays, holidays and evenings with minimal or no notice. Must be a registered voter in Florida. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver?s license. Education: A minimum of a Bachelor?s Degree in Geographical Information Systems or 5 years working knowledge with TIGER, city, and district boundary line data. Knowledge of Pitney Bowes MapInfo Product a plus. In addition, applicant must possess 5 plus years hands-on knowledge of VMWare, Windows Servers, and Workstations functioning in a Microsoft Active Directory environment with emphasis on Windows Server 2012 and Windows 7/10. Trouble shooting workstation hardware and software issues, permission related issues, and other related technical issues as needed. SJC Supervisor of Elections 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. This Position is being advertised for the St. Johns County Supervisor of Elections Office. The SOE Salary Range: $45,000 - $60,000. For any information regarding this position, please contact the Supervisor of Elections Office at 904-823-2238.
Pay Grade: N/A
Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted