Employment Opportunities

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As of Tuesday, September 17, 2019, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER - AMPHITHEATRE

St. Johns County Cultural Events seeks an Administrative Manager to be responsible for the financial management of Cultural Events operations and activities. Administers all elements of division revenue and expense functions consistent with generally accepted accounting principles, state and federal regulations and County policies and practices. Develops, organizes, leads and manages professional, technical and support staff in the areas of accounting, box office, contract and finance management including hiring, training, assigning, supervising and evaluating assigned personnel. Plans employee development to meet short term and strategic objectives. Collaborates with the Cultural Events General Manager to develop and evaluate performance metrics, strategic planning initiatives, operational and capital requirements, and contractual arrangements. Assists with the preparation and presentation of the annual budget and capital projects. Oversees and designs operational research and analysis pertaining to the division?s finances, budget, strategic plans, performance, policies, and processes. Develops related reports, audits, forecasts, and procedural alternatives, procurement proposals, and similar analyses, as requested. Manages computerized database applications to develop department specific strategies regarding capital improvement projects and contract administration; to monitor compliance and adherence to laws, policies and procedures; to coordinate staff and administrative activities; and to model actual and potential areas of improvement, effectiveness or efficiency. Coordinates with other County departments, including Finance, Purchasing, Office of Management and Budget and others, for sound fiscal management and efficacy of revenue and expense processes. Represents the division in other financial related matters as assigned. Maintains a full time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Practices, governmental fund accounting, and public sector fiscal analysis. Knowledge of related federal, state and local rules and regulations pertaining to revenue and collection cycles and compliance. Knowledge of County policies, procedures, and operations. Knowledge of contract management principles, methods, techniques, and best practices. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in the use of personnel management techniques and methods. Skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in records management and reporting. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports. Skilled in oral and written communication. Bachelors? degree in Finance, Accounting or other course of study related to the occupational field. Master?s degree in a related field preferred. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the department in order to direct and coordinate work within the department, interpreted to require eight to ten years? of related experience including a minimum of five years? experience in a supervisory capacity. 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 job related software. 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: 23
Pay Range: $68,593.24
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


ANIMAL CARE TECH P/T - ANIMAL CONTROL

St. Johns County Animal Control seeks a Part Time Animal Care Technician to perform a variety of work in caring for the animals in the County animal shelter. Cleans and disinfects kennels, feeds and waters animals, administers medications, monitors animals for illness, assists with euthanasia when necessary, inspects facility for maintenance needs, provides facility tours to the general public, provides assistance to the Veterinary Technicians and performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of animal care techniques, knowledge of department policies and procedures, knowledge of disaster planning and execution as it relates to animal care. Must be skilled in the use of animal control equipment, skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions and skilled in oral and written communication. Must have the ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent. 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 possession of appropriate euthanasia certification. 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 be able to comprehend, speak and write the English language. Must be able to operate a computer. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent certification. Previous experience in animal care, control, and handling preferred. Must be familiar with local animal control laws and ordinances. Must be able to work a rotating schedule including mandatory weekends and holidays. Must maintain excellent interpersonal and communication skills to deal with public. 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. This part time position is 20 to 27 hours a week at $13.55 per hour.
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Pay Range: N/A
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


BEHAV HEALTH COORDINATOR - COMMUNITY BASED CARE PROGRAM

St. Johns County Health and Human Services seeks a Behavioral Health Coordinator for behavioral health care coordination to clients. Utilizes best practices and procedures as described by the Florida Department of Children and Families to decrease trauma levels for children in protective care. Assists case managers and families with clinical insight on separated sibling staff meetings; provide support and rapid clinical response to deal with traumatic event and disrupted placements; coordinate Family Team Conferences, and review and initiate shelter petitions as necessary. Acts as liaison for children and families to secure long-term mental health services provision and other behavioral health coordination. As liaison, act as the Single Point Of Access for Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Staffing, State Wide Inpatient Psychiatric Program (SIPP), Specialized Therapeutic Group Care (STGC), Comprehensive Behavioral Health Assessment (CBHA) Referrals, Suitability Staffing Referrals. Provides behavioral health coordination as recommended by Community Base Care Integrated Health agreements. Maintains community partnerships and attends Family Service Planning Team meetings for community youths who are considered at risk youths. Completes and maintains client records, notes, documentation, and other reporting to facilitate dependency case management, treatment and counseling. Attends required meetings and training session with occasional travel for job-related activities including attending Regional Coordinator meetings as required by CBCIH. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of individual, family, parenting, and couples therapy. Knowledge of child welfare laws. Knowledge of drug screen administration techniques. Knowledge of departmental and county policies and procedures and related federal, state, and local guidelines. Must have experience in reviewing mental health reports/assessments and coordination of decision making teams. 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 and skilled in oral and written communication. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a bachelor?s degree in Counseling, Social Work or related to the occupational field, Masters? level in Social Work or Counseling preferred. Must have sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with having had a similar position for three to five (3-5) 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: 17
Pay Range: $43,979.66
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


BUILDING INSPECTOR I - BUILDING

St. Johns County Building Services seeks State of Florida licensed Building Inspectors to be responsible for participating in the building inspection and plan review process to provide architects, contractors and owner-builders with technical knowledge of building codes and standards related to the assigned field of expertise. Reviews construction documents for compliance with codes, standards, and regulations. Conducts field inspections at various stages of construction of both residential and commercial construction. Responds to requests for information and clarifications of required corrections. Investigates complaints, issues notices of violations, and issues stop work orders. Verifies contractors' license and registration. Maintains assigned vehicle and equipment. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fuel gas, energy, and accessibility codes. Knowledge of building construction practices and terminology. Knowledge of State of Florida licensing requirements and limitations. 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. 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 thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with five years' experience or service. Must possess and maintain valid State of Florida Standard Inspector License (License). A candidate may be designated as "Trainee" and placed at Pay Grade 15, if exam eligible, and must successfully obtain License within one year of receipt of the provisional license. An employee possessing and maintaining two Licenses qualifies as "Building Inspector II" and placed at a pay grade 17. An employee possessing and maintaining four Licenses may qualify as "Building Inspector III" and placed at a pay grade 18. 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. Salary to commensurate with experience; may be hired as Building Inspector II or III. Pay Range $41,860.46 to $46,206.11 depending on licensure. 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: $41,860.46
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER - COMMUNICATIONS

St. Johns County seeks a Communications Officer/9-1-1 Dispatcher to participate in departmental communications operations, including the processing of emergency calls for service. Answers all incoming calls for Fire Rescue Communications, including 911 calls; receives and processes emergency and non-emergency calls; ensures compliance with standard operating procedures and county policy. Dispatches fire and medical apparatus, including marine rescue units. Operates Computer Aided Dispatch to log events and records time and information. Monitors and assists field units during on-scene activities; accounts for apparatus. Monitors law enforcement, fire, animal control, and other radio communications channels. Assists the general public by providing information, available resources, or referrals to other agencies; assists the general public and other agencies during inclement weather, hurricanes and other disasters. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of emergency telephone and radio communications procedures. Knowledge of the operation of telephone, radio and CAD systems. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Knowledge of county streets and geography. Knowledge of fire and law enforcement terminology. Must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the response to emergency situations. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must have the ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent. 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 APCO Emergency Medical Dispatch certification and State of Florida Public Safety Telecommunicator certification to qualify at Pay Grade 12. May be hired at Pay Grade 11 with ?Trainee? designation until successful completion of in-house Training Program and certifications as APCO Emergency Medical Dispatcher and State of Florida Public Safety Telecommunicator. Must obtain all required certifications within six months of employment. 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. New Salary $34,356.83
Pay Grade: 12
Pay Range: $34,356.83
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


CUSTODIAN - SJC H&HS COMPLEX

St. Johns County Building Operations seeks a Custodian for the night shift position (4:00 PM to 12:00 AM) to perform custodial maintenance of county buildings. Cleans bathrooms and restocks supplies. Empties trash and recyclable materials. Picks up trash in parking lot. Makes minor maintenance repairs. Reports maintenance needs to appropriate personnel. Unloads and inventories cleaning supplies. Sweeps, vacuums and mops floors. Dusts furniture, blinds and other surfaces. Cleans windows. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of the tools, equipment and methodology of building custodial maintenance. Knowledge of department policies and procedures. Skilled in the use of assigned tools. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality while working in secure facilities. Must have the ability to read, write and perform basic mathematical calculations. 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: 6
Pay Range: $25,546.23
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


MAINTENANCE WORKER - ROAD & BRIDGES

St. Johns County Road & Bridge Department seeks a Maintenance Worker to maintain roads, ditches and culverts. To perform manual labor associated with roads, bridges and drainage systems, flag and direct traffic. Operate and maintain power equipment, pumps, saws, compactors, chainsaws, etc. Use proper safety equipment and follows safety procedures as instructed by Crew Chief and Supervisor. Report and assist in emergency situations. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent certification. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver license. Must be able to pass background check, drug screen and pulmonary test before being hired. Ability to use bush axe, chain saw, shovel, weed eater, and small hand tools. 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: 8
Pay Range: $28,198.40
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


MECHANIC II - FLEET MAINTENANCE

St. Johns County Fleet Maintenance Department seeks a Mechanic II to be responsible for participating in the maintenance and repair of county vehicles and equipment. Receives and assesses vehicle/ equipment service requests. Evaluates and troubleshoots vehicles and equipment to diagnose repair needs. Troubleshoots and repairs brakes and air brake systems, HVAC systems, electrical systems, and coolant systems. Repairs engines and drive trains, suspensions, tires, exhaust systems, fuel systems and computerized components. Performs minor body work. Test drives vehicles. Performs tune ups. Cleans and lubricates tools and equipment. Rebuilds transmissions, pumps and differentials. Repairs and rebuilds gas and diesel engines. Maintains a clean and safe work area. Performs front end alignments. Installs safety lighting and light bars on vehicles. Completes work orders. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must possess knowledge of departmental and county policies and procedures, including safety rules and regulations. Knowledge of vehicle and equipment maintenance and repair procedures. Knowledge of mechanical diagnostic procedures. Knowledge of the diagnosis and repair of mechanical, HVAC, hydraulic, electrical and brake systems. Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs. Must be skilled in the repair and maintenance of a variety of vehicles and motorized equipment. Skilled in the use of assigned tools 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 a minimum of two years. Must be certified by the ASE in automobile and light truck repair in brakes and electrical systems and any two of the following: engine repair, automatic transmission, suspension and steering, heating and air conditioning, or engine performance as appropriate. Must be certified by the ASE in brakes and preventative maintenance inspection and any two of the following: diesel engine, drive train, suspension and steering, electrical/electronic systems, or HVAC systems as appropriate. (Depending on experience, may be hired as a Mechanic I at pay grade 10 in absence of certifications or with ASE Master Certification may qualify as "Mechanic III" and placed at a pay grade 14.) 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
Pay Range: $34,356.83
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. An incumbent in this position may be designated as ?Senior Planner? and placed at $48,545.31. 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. 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: $43,979.66
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: $43,979.66
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted