Employment Opportunities

As of Friday, March 06, 2015, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

SERVER ADMINISTRATOR - MGMT INFORMATION SERVICES

St. Johns County's Information Services Department seeks a Server Administrator to provide technical support for the maintenance and operation of the County's management information systems. Installs operating systems, high end application software, patches and upgrades. Analyzes, troubleshoots, and resolves system hardware, software, and networking issues at the workstation and server levels. Configures, optimizes, and monitors operating systems, applications, and servers. Performs system back-ups and recovery. Conducts server/system builds. Maintains and updates equipment documentation. Troubleshoots and repairs computers, scanners, printers, and other peripheral equipment. Installs and supports software applications, including operating systems, in-house applications, and third party applications. Prepares and configures new computers and equipment for deployment. Coordinates departmental software upgrades and installation. Terminates and tests network cables. Coordinates the relocation of computers and related equipment. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of current information technology trends and solutions. Knowledge of the installation, maintenance, upgrade and operation of computer hardware, software, and peripherals. 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 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 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: 21
Pay Range: $52,215.26
Deadline: Posted Until Filled


COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST - COUNTY ADMINISTRATION

St. Johns County Administration Office seeks a Communications Specialist to perform a variety of professional communication duties including media relations, community relations, and written, video, and digital communication content production. Assists in developing and implementing public information, public relations, and marketing strategies. Disseminates information to the media utilizing press releases and interpersonal communications, and responds to media inquiries by researching and drafting accurate and timely information and conducting written and broadcast interviews. Collaborates in the creative design process for written, digital, and video content related to St. Johns County. Assists in developing story ideas, gathers information, works with other departments and external agencies, coordinates interviews, and writes content to produce county and departmental news stories. Assists in crisis communications as needed; remains on-call to respond after hours if required to do so. Directs the recording and broadcast of live meetings; operates video cameras to record special events. Researches, conducts interviews, writes, shoots, and edits original video content for GTV. Updates GTV bulletin board; schedules GTV programming; archives video content. Supports the Economic Development Division by conducting research, analysis, and informational archiving duties and offering administrative assistance as needed. Provides audio/visual support for events in the County auditorium and other departments as needed. Produces and hosts small-scale special events including award ceremonies, ribbon cuttings, etc. Assists in facilitating the St. Johns County Legislative Action Plan. Produces and manages content for St. Johns County social media outlets. Takes photographs related to St. Johns County facilities, programs, and projects. Assists in developing long-term communication initiatives and project management strategies. Assists in tracking, monitoring, and communicating news relevant to St. Johns County. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of journalistic principles and practices including techniques of planning, composing, and editing written, electronic, and video content for mass communication. Knowledge of the basic principles, practices, and requirements of print, radio, digital, and television media. Knowledge of the basic principles and practices of public relations, advertising, marketing, graphic design, and mass communication. Must have the ability to write and assemble interesting and informative news articles, releases, pamphlets, brochures, scripts, speeches, and related publicity materials. Must have knowledge of government access channel television broadcasting principles and practices. Knowledge of audio and video equipment operations, and production and editing principles. Knowledge of current social media trends and skill in managing social media accounts. Ability to use digital cameras and video cameras to produce original content. Knowledge of county and departmental rules, regulations, procedures, functions, operations, and policies. Must be skilled in establishing cooperative and productive working relationships. Skill in setting priorities for competing projects. Skill in interpersonal relations. Must have knowledge of the English language and skill in oral and written communication. Must have the ability to collect, analyze, and interpret information in order to formulate conclusions and recommendations. Must have knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must have the ability to prepare clear and accurate reports, presentations, and other professional documents. The ability to operate computers and other standard office equipment and must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. 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 a minimum of two years experience in journalism, marketing, public relations, mass communications, television production, or a related field. 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 and 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: $38,824.96
Deadline: Applications Accepted thru 03/05/2015