Employment Opportunities

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As of Saturday, May 28, 2016, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

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


ELECTRICIAN III - SHERIFF COMPLEX MAINTENANCE

St. Johns County Sheriffs Complex Maintenance Division seeks an Electrician III to be responsible for the installation, repair, and maintenance of a variety of high and low voltage electrical systems. Maintains interior and exterior lighting in county buildings and parking lots. Maintains sports lighting. Maintains internet-based lighting controls. Repairs elevated lights with the use of a high lifts and ladders. Maintains roadway and bridge lighting; establishes safe work zones. Repairs and maintains electrical utility services. Repairs and maintains generators. Purchases supplies and materials. Maintains tools and equipment. Responds to after-hours service requests. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of basic and advanced electrical theory. Knowledge of the National Electric Code. Knowledge of the tools and equipment used in the installation, repair and maintenance of electrical systems. Performs other maintenance related duties as assigned. Knowledge of department policies and procedures. Must be skilled in diagnostic troubleshooting. Skilled in the operation of job-related tools, vehicles and 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. 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. Valid State of Florida or St. Johns County Class I Master Electrician License is required for Electrician III designation. Candidates with possession of a valid State of Florida or St. Johns County Electric Journeymans License will be considered at the designation of Electrician II and will be placed at a Pay Grade 14. Selected candidate must pass a background check by the St. Johns County Sheriffs Office. Must be comfortable working in a Criminal Justice Facility. 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: 16
Pay Range: $39,446.16
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


COUNTY ENGINEER - PROJECT ADMINISTRATION

St. Johns County seeks a County Engineer to provide professional engineering services in support of county operations and directs the operations of the Engineering Division. Manages the Public Works Engineering Department including the Capital Improvement Program (CIP), Traffic Operations, Right of Way (ROW) Management, Alternative Transportation, and Transportation Planning. Researches and prepares recommendations for drainage issues in conjunction with the development review process; suggests recommendations for construction, code compliance, work order, drainage, and roadway issues. Prepares yearly CIP and operating budgets for the Engineering Division. Meets with other county personnel to develop, review, and update existing rules, regulations, ordinances, specifications, and procedures associated with land development and improvement projects; works with local, state, and federal agencies associated with public and private development. Provides expert witness testimony on behalf of the county. Coordinates with state and federal agencies to accomplish coastal engineering, drainage, water quality, and other environmentally sensitive county projects. Ensures that county water quality standards meet EPA and FDEP requirements. Reviews development plans for compliance with codes, regulations and ordinances; reviews comments related to design submittals and identifies design alternatives. Performs studies, analyses, and designs for permitting and construction of incidental drainage and roadway improvements; directs the acquisition of survey data for incidental design projects. Answers public concerns regarding regulations, review processes, and drainage problems. Attends public hearings and pre-construction conferences. Coordinates with Road and Bridge Department to resolve roadway and drainage and other issues. Performs the work of the Public Works Director as delegated in his or her absence. Provides technical oversight of the development review engineering and transportation planning for Growth Management. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of 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 applicable Florida statutes. 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. 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 a minimum of eight years experiences as a Professional Engineer. Certification as a Professional Engineer in the State of Florida as specified by F.S. 336 required. 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. Salary commensurate with experience; minimum of $86,929.76 to $109,601.83.
Pay Grade: 26
Pay Range: $86,929.76
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


CULTURAL RESOURCE COORD - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County Growth Management Department seeks a qualified candidate to fill the position of Cultural Resource Coordinator to review all land development applications for compliance with cultural resource regulations and for their impact on cultural resources; provides standards and recommendations to consultants, engineers, planners, the general public and others involved in land development activities. Position reviews, evaluates, and provides recommendations on matters related to cultural resources and the implementation of the county?s cultural resource regulations evaluates cultural resources for significance and prioritizes resources for protection and management; prepares and updates Florida Master Site File listing for the county. Develops awareness and education programs on matters related to cultural resource assets. Provides staff support to the Cultural Resource Review Board. May perform archaeological and historic investigations and other professional-level cultural resource management projects as needed. May coordinate associated grant proposals and projects for potential preservation projects. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of county history and geography. Knowledge of the county?s cultural resources ordinance. Knowledge of professional archaeology methods and standards. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs.Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions.Skill in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports.Skill in oral and written communication. Qualifications: 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 work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years 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 and related software programs. Experience with grant management preferred.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: $45,745.46
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted