Employment Opportunities

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

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


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 $92,250.29 maximum $140,369.71.
Pay Grade: 26
Pay Range: $92,250.29
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


ENGINEER - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County Growth Management Department seeks an Engineer to perform engineering duties in support of the department?s engineering technical review operations. Reviews project applications for compliance with technical standards, the St. Johns County Land Development Code, the Development Review Manual, the Comprehensive Plan, and the Standards and Details Manual. Resolves problems that arise during the construction phase of projects. Interprets and implements Federal Emergency Management Agency and National Flood Insurance Program policies for floodplain management; assists residents with acquiring related information and answers questions; corresponds with federal agencies as needed. Reviews clearance sheet submittals for compliance with standards and requirements. Coordinates the county?s community rating system. Assists Development Review Inspectors with construction plan interpretations. Provides information and assistance to the general public. Assists in the investigation and resolution of drainage complaints. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of engineering theory, principles and practices. Knowledge of construction practices, principles, and regulations. Knowledge of local, state and federal construction codes. Knowledge of National Flood Insurance Program guidelines. 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 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. Place at Pay Grade 22 if in possession of a current Professional Engineering license for the State of Florida. 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: $56,297.66
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


FIRE INSPECTOR - FIRE SERVICES

St. Johns County Fire Rescue seeks Fire Inspector to conduct fire and life safety inspections. Inspects commercial and multi-family dwellings to ensure compliance with fire codes. May complete required fire code inspections for day care, nursing home, group home, assisted living and school facilities. Inspects fire protection systems for fire code compliance. Prepares inspection reports with detailed findings. Communicates with relevant parties concerning compliance issues and re-inspections; initiates enforcement actions. Consults with contractors concerning fire code requirements. Provides information to property owners and occupants concerning fire code requirements; participates in public education and fire prevention programs. Investigates code complaints initiated by citizens, contractors and external agencies. Inspects fire pumps and mains. Responds to emergency fire and medical scenes as required if applicant is a Florida certified firefighter and EMT or Paramedic. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of fire safety codes. Knowledge of county streets and geography. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. 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 the ability to meet current requirements set forth in Florida Statue #633, Division of State Fire Marshal Administrative Rules 69A-39. May be placed at Pay Grade 17 if a certified Firefighter in the State of Florida and assigned to act in this 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. 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


FLOODPLAIN MANAGER - BUILDING

St. Johns County Growth Management seeks a Floodplain Manager to be responsible for the administration of St. Johns County flood protection regulations and activities. Applies the County?s Floodplain Ordinance to development proposals. Reviews permits; flood proofing plans and certificates; V Zone design certification forms; and Letters of Map Change applications. Ensures compliance with State, Federal or County floodplain-related regulations. Provides consistent guidance to developers and property owners. Analyzes flood damaged and repetitive loss properties for flood mitigation recommendations or improvements. Interprets special flood hazard area boundaries for consistency between mapped boundaries and actual field conditions. Recommends updates and revisions to the County?s Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs). Manages the County?s Community Rating System (CRS) activities. Identifies and implements local programs, including ongoing education and training. Provides ongoing record management and documentation regarding the County?s participation in the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)?s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Maintains the Floodplain Management Reference Library. Serves as the primary point of contact for outside agencies, property owners, developers, land surveyors, insurance companies, lenders, elected officials, and the general public regarding floodplain management and development review as well as promoting general awareness of floodplain issues, regulations and resources. Coordinates Community Assistance Visits (CAV), reviews, studies, plans, and other floodplain related projects, as initiated by state or federal agencies. Prepares presentations for community forums or public hearings. Assists with mediation of related complaints. Participate with emergency response staff during emergency events. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of local, state and federal legislation regarding building construction, land use and development. Knowledge of National Flood Insurance Program guidelines. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in public speaking and presentations to general public. Skilled in land surveying and geospatial analysis. Skilled in statistical analysis, and database management. 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 Bachelor?s degree in planning, engineering, geography, natural resources, or a related field. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand floodplain management principles, usually interpreted to require two years of related experience. Must have certification as Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM). 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; pay range $48,545 - $52,000.
Pay Grade: 19
Pay Range: $48,545.31
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


HVAC TECH II - FACILITIES MAINTENANCE

St. Johns County's Facilities Maintenance Department seeks an HVAC Tech II to be responsible for the installation, repair, and maintenance of HVAC systems in county buildings and facilities. Installs, maintains and repairs HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems. Designs HVAC systems; installs new equipment and modifies duct work as needed. Assists contractors with new construction. Repairs electronic gates and doors. Purchases parts and supplies. Maintains assigned tools, vehicles and equipment. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of HVAC system installation, repair and maintenance. Knowledge of relevant construction codes. Knowledge of the tools and equipment used in the installation, repair and maintenance of HVAC systems. 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. 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 possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid State of Florida or St. Johns County HVAC/Mechanical Journeyman?s License and a Universal Refrigerant Reclaim Certificate from an EPA certified agency required for HVAC Technician II designation. Possession of or the ability to readily obtain a valid State of Florida or St. Johns County Class I Master Mechanical License and a Universal Refrigerant Reclaim Certificate from an EPA certified agency required for HVAC Technician III designation. 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: $37,923.51
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


HVAC TECH III - FACILITIES MAINTENANCE

St. Johns County's Facilities Maintenance Department seeks an HVAC Tech III to be responsible for the installation repair, and maintenance of HVAC systems in county buildings and facilities. Installs, maintains and repairs HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems. Designs HVAC systems; installs new equipment and modifies duct work as needed. Assists contractors with new construction. Repairs electronic gates and doors. Purchases parts and supplies. Maintains assigned tools, vehicles and equipment. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of HVAC system installation, repair and maintenance. Knowledge of relevant construction codes. Knowledge of the tools and equipment used in the installation, repair and maintenance of HVAC systems. 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. Must have possession of a valid State of Florida or St. Johns County HVAC/Mechanical Journeyman?s License and a Universal Refrigerant Reclaim Certificate from an EPA certified agency required for HVAC Technician II designation. Possession of or the ability to readily obtain a valid State of Florida or St. Johns County Class I Master Mechanical License and a Universal Refrigerant Reclaim Certificate from an EPA certified agency required for HVAC Technician III designation. 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: $41,860.46
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


LIC/CERT BLDG MANAGER - JUDICIAL CENTER

St. Johns County Building Operations seeks a Licensed/Certified Building Manager to be responsible for managing facility operations, repair and maintenance of high profile, high-use, multi-building County campus. Evaluates buildings, building systems, structures and facilities to ensure standards of care consistent with departmental guidelines and industry best practices. Monitors interior and exterior cleanliness, landscaping, security and safety elements of assigned properties. Trains, assigns, directs, supervises, evaluates, and disciplines personnel. Utilizes computerized maintenance management software to record and analyze building and property maintenance issues. Prepares service requests. Ensures appropriate funding is available for proposals. Oversees the planning, design, budgeting and expenditures for assigned facility operation projects to include building repairs, renovations and general maintenance. Develops related scopes of work and project specifications. Assists with County procurement processes for building repairs, system replacement, and renovations, as assigned. Evaluates assigned projects for progress, quality, compliance, safety and other factors. Ensures contracted staff activities conform to applicable service level agreements. Collaborates with County personnel to provide technical guidance for related capital improvement projects and identify priorities. Assists with the development and administration of budgets. Acts as liaison to contracted professionals, County staff, elected officials, agency representatives, tenants and the general public. Participates in the on-call assignment rotation and responds after-hours emergencies. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of project management principles, practices, methods and techniques. Knowledge of facility management principles, practices, methods and techniques. Knowledge of building systems and components. Knowledge of building construction principles, practices, materials and tools. Knowledge of supervisory principles, practices, methods and techniques. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the work of others. 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 an Associate?s degree related to the occupational field. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with three to five years of progressively responsible experience or service in a property or facilities management capacity, including one or more years in a supervisory capacity. Must possess and maintain of a Facility Management Professional (FMP) designation or similar endorsement from a qualifying association. 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: $48,545.31
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


LICENSE TECHNICIAN - BUILDING

St. Johns County Building Services seeks a License Technician to provide technical support for the contractor licensing process. Greets visitors and answers telephone; provides information and assistance in regards to the licensing process. Creates and maintains county authorized and state certified licensing files. Processes new contractor applications. Reviews license renewal applications, issues licenses and processes payments. Receives and processes complaints from the public. Makes preparations for Contractor Review Board meetings. Prepares outgoing licensing correspondence. Schedules applicants for Review Board meetings. Mails information packets to applicants. Receives and processes incoming mail. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of the building permit process, knowledge of contractor licensing requirements, 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 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: 12
Pay Range: $34,356.83
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


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