Employment Opportunities

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Parks and Recreation Director Position

As of Friday, April 23, 2021, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - CODES COMPLIANCE

St. Johns County Codes Compliance seeks an Administrative Assistant to provide administrative support for Code Enforcement operations. Provides information and referral services regarding Building Services. Processes incoming and outgoing mail. Coordinates Special Magistrate hearings; attends hearings, records minutes, and prepares exhibits. Receives applications and issues permits for special event signage; maintains related records. Receives and processes Lien Search request applications. Assists with the preparation of documents (may include but not limited to minutes, correspondence, legal advertisements, notary public services, fee collection, department forms, and agendas or reports for other County departments). Assists with division scheduling (may include but not limited to conference room calendars, training and travel arrangements, meeting requests, vehicles or other equipment). Verifies availability of code enforcement certification classes and other trainings. Provides data entry and record maintenance for countywide database systems (both electronic and paper files) which may include but is not limited to employee records, payroll records, project records, accounts payable/receivable, supply orders, and the use of Countywide systems for PANs, work orders, PRIDE, WATS, MIS help desk. Reconciles expenditure statements with purchase orders and purchase cards. Tracks payments and ledger balances. Processes and records invoices. Maintains related records. May provide general office assistance to other Code Enforcement staff as assigned. Full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of county policies and procedures. Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures. Knowledge of records management principles. Knowledge and proficiency in customer service practices, methods and techniques. 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 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 understand the basic principles relative to the major duties of the position, usually associated with one to two years of experience or service. 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
Starting Salary: $36,060.92
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


ASSISTANT COUNTY ATTORNEY - COUNTY ATTORNEY

The St. Johns County Attorney's Office is seeking an experienced member of the Florida Bar to serve as an Assistant County Attorney as legal counsel to the Board of County Commissioners, County Administrator, elected officials, Agency and Department Heads, members of the County's management staff, and other County employees and entities as assigned; attends various meetings to provide advice and legal counsel. Drafts or reviews and/or edits contracts, deeds, leases, resolutions, ordinances and other legal documents as required. Researches and gathers facts, reviews files, answers correspondence, prepares responses to legal requests. Participates in the preparation and presentation of seminars, workshops and training initiatives on various legal issues as required. Performs other duties as assigned by the County Attorney or the Deputy County Attorney. Must possess a J.D. degree from an accredited law school and a minimum of three (3) years experience as a practicing attorney. Prior work experience with an emphasis on the practice of local government law is strongly preferred. Skill in conducting legal research; drafting legal documents; and conducting effective presentations. Ability to organize work, establish priorities, meet established deadlines, and follow up on assignments with minimum supervision. Demonstrated ability to communicate professionally verbally, in writing, and in presentations. Demonstrated ability to perform effectively in a team environment with minimal supervision. Ability to utilize personal computers, standard office equipment and standard software applications, e.g., word processors, database software, spreadsheet applications. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver license. Licenses and/or Certifications: Must be licensed to practice law in the State of Florida. Must be admitted to practice before the Florida Supreme Court and Federal District Court or be able to obtain admission within twelve months of employment. Must have knowledge of pertinent federal, state and local laws and rules and regulations governing areas of assignment. Knowledge of methods, techniques and strategies applied to receipt, evaluation and disposition of cases. Knowledge of the body of available and current information resources applicable to the assignment area for legal research purposes and for special projects as may be assigned; knowledge of related methods and techniques used to conduct legal research, including research computer programs and related software. Must be skilled in conducting legal research; drafting legal documents; conducting effective presentations; and identifying and investigating the facts of legal matters. Skilled in problem resolution, decision-making, legal negotiation, and mediation. Must have interpersonal, leadership, planning, management and communications skills; ability to communicate professionally verbally, in writing, and in presentations. Must have the ability to interpret rules, regulations, and policies for effective decision-making in accordance with established precedent. Ability to utilize personal computers, standard office equipment and standard software applications, e.g., word processors, database software, spreadsheet applications. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and communications with internal customers, external entities, members of the judiciary, co-workers and the public. Ability to organize work, establish priorities, meet established deadlines, and follow up on assignments with minimum supervision. Salary is dependent upon the successful candidate?s knowledge and experience. St. Johns County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and consider all applications/resumes without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, disability or genetics.
Pay Grade: 24
Pay Range: $79,469.52 to $100,195.90
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


CDBG - HOME SERVICES PROGRAM SUPERVISOR - CDBG-DISASTER RECOVERY PROJECT

St. Johns County seeks a CDBG-DR Program Supervisor to be responsible for Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) HOMES program implementation and compliance. This is a GRANT FUNDED - TIME LIMITED position that manages candidate intake center operations. Trains, assigns, evaluates and supervises program-related personnel. Assists program managers with the identification of grant sources for housing development and disaster recovery projects, the facilitation of approvals and support for these initiatives, grant documentation and reporting; and monitoring activities. Ensures proper collection and maintenance of client files and records. Ensures client verification activities. Validates client progress. Verifies the timely complete disbursement of funds, the implementation of program goals and the satisfaction of terms throughout the grant life cycle. Prepares related reports for the department. Provides program information and referral services. Develops and maintains professional partnerships with county, state and federal entities focused on housing initiatives. Provides community outreach to include facilitation of public education and training. Develops marketing strategies and professional/community partnerships to increase awareness and coordination of available housing services and initiatives. Assists in the management and development of program budgets, accounts payable/receivable, and revenue and expenditure status and projection reports. Prepares grant and project amendments, as needed. Develops, and delivers of presentations before the Board of County Commissioners, municipal boards and the general public, as assigned. Addresses concerns, questions and general inquiries from the public regarding disaster recovery initiatives. Provides written responses for stakeholder/citizen complaints, as assigned. This position is required to respond and perform recovery duties in the event of a declaration of emergency for St. Johns County or other crisis situation. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs associated duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of state and federal housing and community services, programs, and policies. Knowledge of related federal, state, and local rules, laws, regulations, and guidelines. Knowledge of project management principles, practices, and techniques. 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 grant, program and budget administration. 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 the completion of a baccalaureate degree in Urban Planning, Real Estate, Public Administration, Economics, Finance or other closely related field. Must have 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. 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: $50,953.16 -$64,242.21
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


MANAGEMENT/BUDGET ANALYST - MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

St. Johns County Management & Budget office seeks a Budget Analyst to perform financial analysis duties in support of the county?s budget development and financial management operations. Develops, analyzes, and executes county budget strategies and prepares the county budget, including the preparation and submission of legally required forms to various agencies; examines department budget estimates and proposals for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with established procedures, regulations, and organizational objectives. Prepares and reviews county department and capital project budget amendments and Board of County Commissioners agenda items. Maintains the county?s Capital Improvement Plan and debt financing strategy. Develops and maintains databases and other analytical tools to assists in financial decision making; develops, maintains and utilizes financial forecasting and financial modeling; develops and maintains county program performance measure reporting and evaluations, mid-year budget reviews, fee schedules, county financial plan, and other reporting/website updates. Reviews and interprets federal, state and local laws or regulations, the county administrative code, IRS code, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and other authoritative sources. Assists county administration and provides oversight to departments with financial and budget management issues; assists county administration and county commissioners with public information issues; assists in the purchasing and request for proposal process and other contract management issues. Monitors state and federal legislative proposals and projects the impact to the county. Oversees and monitors the county?s compliance with federal and state grant management processes. Analyzes and advises county administration and assigned departments on policy and management issues for the county to develop more efficient, innovative and effective methods of distributing limited financial and other resources among various departments and programs. Assists in payroll management, position control, personnel budgeting, and the maintenance of an equitable pay system; develops county employee health care strategies as well as strategies for other employee benefits. Monitors assigned department budgets; provides assistance in making transfers; reviews requisitions to determine availability of funds in budget accounts; ensures compliance with establishes procedures; assists departments in preparing proposals, agreements, resolutions, and agenda items. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of municipal and state governmental budgeting, accounting, and auditing procedures. Knowledge of relevant state and federal laws and county ordinances, resolutions, contracts, and other policies and procedures. Knowledge of public administration theories, principles and practices, to include economic development strategies, grant management, and other fiscal management models. 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 and financial 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 five years. May become eligible for ?Principal? Analyst after serving four (4) years of continuous service in the ?Senior? Analyst position. A Master?s degree in a related field of study may substitute for two (2) of the required years 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: 18
Starting Salary: $48,497.94
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


MARKETING AND PROMOTIONS SPECIALIST - AMPHITHEATRE

St. Johns County seeks a Marketing and Promotions Specialist to be responsible for performing specialized marketing and promotions duties for the Cultural Events Division. Executes public relations campaigns for concert and community events; manages press and interview requests. Assists with annual advertisement campaigns, as assigned. Researches and compiles event demographics to develop media buying plans; manage the advertisement development process; and track results. Creates and manages media outreach programs, including press releases, promotional emails, weekly newsletters, social media accounts, and other notifications. Manages and monitors venue websites and community calendars. Compiles event marketing settlement expenses for internal and external use. Researches and identifies new media outlets and opportunities for publicity and promotion. Develops strategic partnerships with media outlets, local hotels, and businesses. Must be available to work a flexible schedule, including weekends. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of marketing, public relations and event promotions principles, methods and techniques. Knowledge of music, concert industry and event management. Knowledge of website and social media management principles. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in oral and written communication. Skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise reports. 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
Starting Salary: $39,804.51
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


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. May be hired at Pay Grade 15 with ?Trainee? designation until successful completion of State of Florida Standard Plans Examiner 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. May be hired at Pay Grade 15 with ?Trainee? designation until successful completion of the State of Florida Standard Plans Examiner License examination. 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
Starting Salary: $50,953.16
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted