Employment Opportunities

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As of Wednesday, July 27, 2016, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

PURCHASING MANAGER - PURCHASING

St. Johns County Purchasing Department seeks a Purchasing Manager to manage the county?s purchasing operations. Prepares and monitors the department budget. Prepares and presents agenda items before the Board of County Commissioners. Reviews and executes contracts for construction, commodities, and services. Develops and implements policies and procedures for county procurement operations. Trains, assign, directs, schedules, supervises, evaluates and disciplines personnel. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of management principles and practices, knowledge of contract negotiation and contract documents, knowledge of county purchasing guidelines, knowledge of budgetary principles and practices, knowledge of supervisory principles and practices, and knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the work of personnel, the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions, in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports and 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. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience. Ability to be bonded. 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: $58,558.05
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru 07/28/2016


CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER - CODES COMPLIANCE

St. Johns County seeks a Code Enforcement Officer I to be responsible for the enforcement of assigned codes and ordinances. Receives and processes code violation complaints. Researches county ordinances, permits and other statutes to determine the existence of violations; coordinates research with other county departments. Researches property ownership. Notifies property owners of violations through personal contact, Certified Mail, or process service through the Sheriff?s Office; establishes date to correct violation. Monitors the status of complaints via re-inspections to determine compliance. Prepares warnings, notices of violations, and citations in the event of non-compliance. Prepares and maintains case files with photographs and other evidence. Prepares court testimony and testifies under oath. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of relevant county and state laws, regulations, codes and ordinances. Knowledge of code enforcement policies and procedures. 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 have and maintain Florida Association of Code Enforcement Professional Certification commensurate with experience: Fundamentals of Code Enforcement certification within one year of hire; Administrative Aspects of Code Enforcement within two years of hire; Legal Aspects of Code Enforcement within six years of hire; and Code Enforcement Officer Safety within eight years of hire. The Code Enforcement Certified Professional Certification is optional but highly recommended. 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: $35,736.28
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru 07/28/2016


COUNTY TRAFFIC ENGINEER - TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION

St. Johns County Traffic & Transportation seeks a County Traffic Engineer to manage all aspects related to County Traffic Operations, including traffic studies, design, capital improvements, maintenance, traffic control facilities including the ITS signal system, the Traffic Calming Program and overseeing the operations of the sign shop. The position will also include developing and managing the Alternative Transportation program for pedestrian, bicycle and other alternate modes of transportation. Directs the work of technical staff involved in the installation and maintenance of traffic control devices. Manages the response to traffic complaints to resolve the issue. Establishes and supervises traffic data collection efforts for transportation studies and reports pertaining to the implementation of traffic control devices; condition diagrams, and accident history to recommend appropriate geometric, roadside, or traffic control devices; prepares and submits traffic study reports to the County Engineer. Responds to citizen and inter-agency inquiries regarding traffic regulations, traffic control device standards, and requests for installations of traffic control devices. Develops professional scope of services for transportation studies, annual maintenance contracts, County grants, and capital highway safety projects including but not limited to highway safety, bicycles, pedestrians and multimodal. Writes requests and reviews proposals for consultant contracts. Prepares and supervises the review of bid proposals, bid addenda, and construction documents for traffic improvements. Administers application of Special Use permits for events involving the use of County roadways for special events. Reviews proposed roadway and intersection improvement plans prepared by others to ensure conformity with uniform traffic control standards and regulations; reviews traffic operational warrants. Reviews traffic studies associated with traffic enforcement agreements; confers with consultants and makes recommendations to the County Engineer. Assists with the annual preparation of departmental operating budgets. Prepares maintenance of traffic plans for County projects involving road closures, lane closures, and detour routes. Provides expert witness testimony on behalf of the county as required. Provides technical assistance to the Growth Management Department. Completes annual employee evaluations. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of management principles and practices. Knowledge of traffic management principles and practices. Knowledge of engineering theory, principles and practices. Knowledge of construction practices, principles, and regulations. Knowledge of permitting agency rules and regulations. 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. 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 be experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require a minimum of five years? experience or service. Certification as a Professional Engineer in the State of Florida required. 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; minimum of $71,347.30 to $89,955.33.
Pay Grade: 24
Pay Range: $71,347.30
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


VETERANS SERVICE OFFICER - VETERANS SERVICE

St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners office seeks a Veterans Service Officer to direct the operations of the Veterans Service Office. Prepares, monitors and administers the department budget. Hires, trains, assigns, directs, supervises, evaluates and disciplines personnel. Develops and maintains community relationships in support of veterans? benefits and services. Acts as liaison with other local, state, and federal service agencies to meet the needs of clients, to include: reimbursements, healthcare, housing, indigent care and other social services. Researches and develops benefit options, claim validation for veterans, their widows and dependents. Assists clients with formulating and submitting appeals. Researches, reviews, develops various departmental reports and analyses. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of Veterans Administration programs, policies and procedures. Knowledge of departmental and county policies and procedures and related federal, state, and local guidelines. Knowledge of budget development and management principles. Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in navigating multiple agencies to provide customer assistance and problem resolution. 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 preparing and administering budgets. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of a two-year degree from an accredited institution in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education, pursuant to Florida Statutes 292.11. In lieu of training, sufficient experience to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with at least four years of experience or service, pursuant to Florida Statutes 292.11. Must be a veteran or surviving spouse as defined by Florida Statutes 292.11. Must be state certified Veterans Services Officer within one year of hire. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver?s license and any other endorsements necessary to legally operate vehicles used while assigned to this position. Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills in order to serve others. Must be able to comprehend, speak and write the English language. Must be able to operate a computer. St. Johns County is a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. All employment actions are taken without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, sex, marital status, age, disability, or genetics.
Pay Grade: 20
Pay Range: $48,061.32
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


CREDIT COUNSELOR - SOCIAL SERVICES

St. Johns County Health and Human Services seeks a Credit Counselor to be responsible for accurate, relevant and helpful service delivery in order to address credit related issues and develop housing and money management solutions through training and counseling for eligible Health and Human Services? clients. Confers with clients to assess level of financial baseline knowledge; available monthly income after living expenses to meet credit obligations; responsibilities of homeownership; etc. Determines and calculates the feasibility of a debt management plan based on clients' and creditors' ability to participate. Screens and enrolls potential clients in the St Johns County Homeownership Program. Provides on-going counseling and case management to assist clients with setting financial goals, customizing personal budgets, developing a written action plan to meet credit obligations; and other problem-solving assistance. Provides information and referrals to consumers to internal resources, community resources and other organizations. Provide information to clients including, but not limited to credit education, credit reports, housing issues, consumer protection laws, student loans. Answers incoming calls from consumers; discusses agency services and schedules appointment for appropriate services as necessary. Develops and facilitates ongoing schedule of six-week courses in financial literacy and budgeting; classes in Homebuyer Education. These classes are generally held outside normal business hours to include weekends and evenings. Completes case assessments, generates and distributes related correspondence and reports, and inputs data as required by funding agency contract. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of tax preparation, personal finance, debt and money management strategies and techniques. Knowledge of homeownership and local and state down payment assistance programs: SHIP, HOME, USDA Rural Development. FHA, Conventional and VA lending programs. Knowledge of Consumer Protection Laws including Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Fair Credit Report Act and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Knowledge of department program policies and procedures of both Housing and Community Development and Social Services. Must be skilled in credit report review, disputes, credit negotiation and student loan counseling. Skilled in case management intake assessments. Skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports and skilled in oral and written communication. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education. National Credit Counseling Certification as a Credit Counselor or a baccalaureate degree in a related field is preferred. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of case management positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually interpreted to require at least two years of related experience. Must obtain and maintain certification as a Notary Public within six months of date of hire. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver?s license and any other endorsements necessary to legally operate vehicles used while assigned to this position. Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills in order to serve others. Must be able to comprehend, speak and write the English language. Must be able to operate a computer. St. Johns County is a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. All employment actions are taken without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, sex, marital status, age, disability, or genetics.
Pay Grade: 16
Pay Range: $39,446.16
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru 07/28/2016


ROOFER III - FACILITIES MAINTENANCE

St. Johns County Facilities Maintenance seeks a Roofer III to be responsible for the installation, repair and maintenance of all facets of commercial and residential low and steep slope roof assemblies. Analyzes and interprets job details and estimates material and equipment requirements. Purchases materials as needed. Repairs, installs and replaces all types of commercial and residential low and steep roof systems. Assists other trades workers in the completion of construction, maintenance and repair projects. Maintains assigned tools, vehicles and equipment. Maintains a full time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have thorough knowledge of roof construction, repair and preventive maintenance activities. Knowledge of relevant building codes. Knowledge of the tools and equipment used in the installation, repair and maintenance of low and steep slope roof assemblies. Knowledge of department policies and procedures. Must be skilled in troubleshooting roof and other building envelope leaks and be knowledgeable in waterproofing practices. Skilled in the operation of job-related tools, vehicles and hi-lift 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. 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 position as a master roofer for a minimum of five years. Must possess a Class I Roofing Contractor?s 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: 16
Pay Range: $39,446.16
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru 07/28/2016