Employment Opportunities

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As of Thursday, February 20, 2020, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN - AMPHITHEATRE

St. Johns County Amphitheatre seeks an Accounting Technician to perform specialized clerical duties in support of the Cultural Events financial functions and processes. Validates, monitors, controls and maintains accounting transactions and records for the department. Receives, reviews, and reconciles purchase orders, contracts, invoices and similar documents. Examines documents authorizing expenditures from various funds and accounts for conformance to existing standards and procedural requirements. Submits approved invoices for payment. Reconciles departmental credit card and related charge accounts. Assists with quality assurance and control activities as assigned. Performs comprehensive reviews of invoices and transactions. Audits and resolves cases involving over- or under-payment of services. Reviews error reports and presents recommendations for corrective action to the supervisor. Compiles, categorizes, tabulates, calculates, codes, verifies, and summarizes financial and statistical data from a variety of sources. Processes and maintains files and records for accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash receipts, fixed assets, insurance, revenue, general ledger, tax filings, and budgeting. Processes and reviews payroll documents as assigned. Gathers and compiles data for statistical or financial reports. Enters, transcribes, records, stores and maintains information for the department in a computerized environment. This includes but is not limited to preparing statistical and financial reports; classifying and storing records according to various retention schedules; classifying invoices and receipts; and other financial transactions. Consults other County departments for the proper maintenance and collection of department financial reporting and documentation. Prepares accounting reconciliations; reviews invoices, wire transfers, payments, fees and deposit collections; completes payroll reporting; monitors assigned revenues and expenditures accounts; prepares budget amendments, purchase orders, and check requests; and compiles other statements and reports, as assigned. Collects and records related information for accuracy and completeness. Assists in the development and administration of the annual department budget as assigned including processing budget amendments. Provides information and referral services and other related administrative support regarding the Cultural Events Division, as assigned. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, practices and methods. Knowledge of county and department policies and procedures. Knowledge of principles and practices of financial record keeping. Knowledge of modern office principles, practices and procedures. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in creation and use of spreadsheets. Skilled in financial reports and maintaining ledgers and journals. 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 an Associates? Degree in the accounting field. Bachelors? degree in accounting, business administration or similar program is preferred. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the business functions of the division, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience in accounts payable/receivable, accounting or bookkeeping. 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: $35,181.39
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: $42,865.11
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.
Pay Grade: 12
Pay Range: $35,181.39
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


CUSTOMER SERVICE REP - UTILITIES

St. Johns County Utility Department seeks a Customer Service Representative to be responsible for establishing customer accounts through all modes of customer contact; collecting and posting utility payments and processing service requests. Provides customer support for large municipal utility: payment collection and processing; service initiation or termination; preparation and distribution of incoming mail; and other customer inquiries to include proper account analysis. Maintains precise and accurate records of all transactions, including check reconciliation, work order management, service requests and other related documentation. Manages customer accounts, to include identifying proper billing information, consumption analyses, leak detection via telemetry system, lien searches, , correspondence and reports. Maintains files and records to include document scanning, monitoring customer owned backflows for compliance and other reports as directed. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of customer service principles and practices. Must have knowledge of modern office practices and procedures. Must have knowledge of computers and job related software programs including customer management and utility usage software. Must be skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports. Must be skilled in effective oral and written communication. Must have the ability to read, write and perform basic mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the major duties of this position usually interpreted as having at least one (1) year of customer service 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: 9
Pay Range: $30,336.81
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR - MGMT INFORMATION SERVICES

St. Johns County Management Information Services seeks a Database Administrator responsible for the administration of the county?s computerized databases. Installs, configures and upgrades database software and related products. Evaluates database features and database-related products. Establishes and maintains sound backup and recovery policies and procedures. Designs and implements databases. Implements and maintains database security. Performs database tuning and performance monitoring. Performs application tuning and performance monitoring. Performs general technical trouble shooting. Consults with development teams. Creates database objects. Writes database level procedures, functions and triggers. Monitors application related jobs and data replication activities. Assists developers with database activities. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of current information technology trends and solutions. Knowledge of database development and management principles. 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. 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. Enjoy great benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, free gyms, EAP, Florida Retirement System (FRS) and many more! 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: $57,648.80
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: $57,648.80
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


ENGINEER - TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION

St. Johns County Traffic & Transportation seeks an Engineer to provide technical analysis related to Traffic and Transportation operations, as well as new public and commercial infrastructure development and signalization for St. Johns County. Gathers data, through research, field observations and interview, to capture vehicle-generated traffic data in order to enable safer roadways and enhanced mobility within St. Johns County. Maintains various performance metrics for signal warrants, sight distances, speed zoning, pedestrian crossings, school zones, traffic calming, vehicle/pedestrian volume, turning movement, crash data, among others. Prepares evaluations, assessments, studies, forecast models and related analyses and reports. Develops scopes of services and project outcomes for vehicle and roadway operation initiatives, to include transportation studies, continuing or outside consultant contracts, grants and other related capital projects. Assists Risk Management with insurance claims related to repair and replacement of traffic operation devices. Coordinates technical reviews of infrastructure plans with County employees from Growth Management or other departments, transportation professionals and outside agencies to assess and resolve capacity issues and productivity improvements, ensure legal conformity and incorporate transversal issues. Prepares and reviews maintenance of traffic (MOT) plans for projects involving road closures, lane closures, and detour routes. Assists with developing Intermodal strategies that involve extensions to or linkages with existing infrastructure. Collaborates with Traffic and Transportation Division leaders to propose and refine processes and technical transportation management methods. Shares development and innovation strategies to foster technological advances and improved system capabilities. Responds to citizen and inter-agency inquiries regarding traffic regulations, traffic control device standards, and requests for installations of traffic control devices. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of traffic engineering principles and practices. Knowledge of construction practices, principles, and regulations. Knowledge of with traffic signal and transportation management principles and practices. Knowledge of governing regulations, legislation, and requirements related to vehicle and roadway operational practices (e.g. Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), Intelligent Technology Systems (ITS)). Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the use of project management techniques. Skilled in preparation of written technical reports. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with a baccalaureate degree in civil engineering, or similar field. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the technical duties of this position, usually interpreted to require one to three years of related experience. Must obtain and maintain Certification as Engineer Intern or Engineer-in-Training within one year from date of hire. Employee may be reclassified as Engineer (PE) and placed 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. Salary $57,648.80 to $72,684.14 dependent on knowledge, skills, and experience.
Pay Grade: 21
Pay Range: $57,648.80
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN - SHERIFF COMPLEX MAINTENANCE

St. Johns County Sheriff Complex Maintenance seeks a Maintenance Technician to be responsible for the maintenance and repair of all County facilities. Performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled building maintenance duties associated with the repair and maintenance of County buildings, facilities, and grounds. These duties include: the repair and replacement of doors and door locks; window covers; lights and fixtures; appliances; air filters; and general plumbing repairs. Monitors, checks, and performs preventive maintenance activities to applicable fixtures, equipment and/or associated systems to ensure continued uninterrupted operation. Completes daily, weekly, and monthly inspections of fuel tanks; generators; fire extinguishers; HVAC systems; doors and locks; and lift pumps; and maintains related logs. Assists with the completion of construction and remodeling tasks, including general carpentry repairs, dry wall repair, painting, etc. Provides assistance to vendors and contractors. Troubleshoots and repairs video surveillance systems. Maintains parts and supply inventory. Maintains assigned tools and equipment. Runs electrical and coaxial cable. Follows established protocols while working at the Criminal Justice Facility and related buildings. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of routine plumbing, HVAC, and electrical system repair principles. Knowledge of the principles, methods, materials and tools used for rough and finish carpentry. Knowledge of the methods, materials and tools used in painting interior and exterior walls, equipment and furniture. Must be skilled in the safe operation of job-related hand tools and power equipment. 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 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: $35,181.39
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


PERMIT TECHNICIAN - BUILDING

The St. Johns County Building Department seeks a Permit Technician to provide technical support for the building permit process. To assist the public on policies, requirements and procedures related to the building department?s function. Monitors the building permit application submission process, including communicating to interested parties the submittal process and reviewing packets for completeness and compliance with the established minimum standards for procedures, codes, ordinances and statutes. Verifies contractor license and insurance requirements, including proper certification for appropriate discipline and compliance with local and state licensing requirements. Manages database of active construction projects, including monitoring permit applications submitted for review and revision; correspondence with contractors and owner-builders regarding application; and coordinating follow-up. Calculates and creates cashiering open tickets for various county fees. Processes payments through depository accounts in central cashiering computer program. Issues residential building, interior and exterior renovation, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and irrigation permits, notarizes documents and manages active permit files. Must have knowledge of the building permit process, department policies, practices and procedures, legal aspects of building code administration, principles of government regulations, knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions, in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports, skill in interpreting and explaining codes, ordinances, statutes and laws governing the construction industry and skilled in oral and written communication. Must have the ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with high school education or equivalent. 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 specialized training in the field of work 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 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: 12
Pay Range: $35,181.39
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


PERSONNEL SERVICES DIR - PERSONNEL SERVICES

St. Johns County Personnel Services seeks a Personnel Services Director to be responsible for the administration, coordination and oversight of the County?s personnel management and human resource program. Plans, organizes, and directs a professional, technical, and clerical staff engaged in the administration of a comprehensive employee relations program to include position classification, pay administration, recruitment, placement, promotion, employee development and training, benefits, and labor relations. Directs the fiscal and administrative functions of the Personnel Services and Risk Management department. Oversees and participates in the interpretation of administrative policies, rules, and regulations to administrators, directors, supervisors, and employees; recommends action to be taken on questionable matters. Formulates and recommends legal and administrative policies, regulations, and procedures for execution of personnel management programs. Directs the development and administration of a classification and compensation program that is current and responsive to the changes in organizational needs, occupational trends, labor market fluctuations, etc. Insures the program complies with federal and state law. Directs the development and implementation of personnel management functions including recruitment and selection, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) plan, employee engagement and development, unemployment insurance, policy administration and compliance, and performance management. Serves as Equal Employment Opportunity Officer for the County. Oversees and participates in the review of eligibility lists of candidates for positions; participates in approval of personnel placement, promotion, and terminations for cause. Directs the planning, developing, programming, and implementing countywide training and employee development programs. Oversees the County's merit award and service awards programs. Oversees the County's labor relations program including the development and maintenance of labor relations policy and procedures, collective bargaining, contract negotiations and administration, and labor relations issues. Serves as the Hearing Officer for contract grievances. Directs the employee benefit program including medical/dental negotiations and administration, deferred compensation and the administration/monitoring of FMLA, ADA, shared leave, and state retirement plans. Projects future costs and recommends resource needs/adjustments. Serves as voting member of County Health Insurance Committee, as delegated. Provides leadership and strategic guidance to staff and facilitates effective collaboration among different functional areas. Participates with County officials in matters of concern to unions, organizations, and associations representing the County employees. Directs and participates in special management studies relative to employee relations matters; makes recommendations affecting all phases of the County?s employee relations program. Oversees, manages and participates in the development, preparation and administration of the departmental budget(s); identifies resource needs; directs the forecasting of future costs; controls and monitors expenses; ensures fiscal responsibility and implements budgetary adjustments as necessary. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Extensive knowledge of human resource management philosophy, methods, principles, practices, and techniques. Thorough knowledge of public personnel administration and of local government organization theory and procedures. Considerable knowledge of characteristics of major occupational groups and their component jobs. Knowledge and proficiency in leadership and managerial philosophy, methods and techniques, particularly team building, mediation and motivational skills. Strong written and oral communication skills, to include public speaking skills and the ability to develop effective proposals. Must have knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in the use of standard office computer equipment and software applications. Skilled in the analysis of problems, the identification and evaluation of alternative solutions, and the implementation of recommendation in support of goals. Skilled in the planning, organization, direction, and appraisal of professional, technical, and clerical personnel. Skilled in the review, interpretation and application of a wide variety of laws, rules, regulations, contracts, policies and procedures pertaining to personnel management. Skilled in the development and maintenance of effective working relationships with a variety of audiences. Skilled in the development and evaluation of strategic and long-term personnel management plans and programs. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must have knowledge commonly associated with a baccalaureate degree in business or public administration supplemented with graduate coursework in personnel management. Advance degree preferred. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the major duties of subordinate positions, usually interpreted to require eight to ten years of extensive and progressively responsible technical and administrative personnel management experience in more than one discipline of human resource management. Must have equivalent combination of education, experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities to thoroughly understand and perform the major duties of the position. PHR, SPHR, or SHRM-SCP Certification preferred. 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: 25
Pay Range: $85,579.98
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


PURCHASING MANAGER - PURCHASING

St. Johns County Purchasing Department seeks a Purchasing Manager to be responsible for the management and oversight of the County?s procurement processes, credit card program, and surplus, as well as negotiation and administration of contracts for goods, services and construction. Formulates, implements and enforces the County?s purchasing policy and operating procedures for procurement, negotiation, and contracting for good, services, and construction; credit card program; and surplus. Oversees staff?s development of formal and informal solicitations, to ensure compliance with applicable policies, rules, laws, regulations, or other applicable governance. Interacts with Department Heads and Project Managers to ensure compliance and a fair and open competitive process. Negotiates agreements with vendors for the provision of goods, services, and construction. Coordinates with Office of County Attorney, Risk Management, Administration, and User Departments to ensure final, approved contracts are appropriate to serve needs of the County. Prepares and presents agenda items to the Board of County Commissioners. Directs the analysis and review of active contracts for compliance, performance, and appropriate administrative processes to ensure complete, up-to-date information and activity as required by rules, regulations, laws, processes and procedures. Provides training to user departments related to procurement and contracting procedures, policies, and applicable regulations. Administers the countywide contract management system and maintains up-to-date processes and information therein to facilitate transparency and tracking with county contracts. Supervises and coordinates activities with staff including training, assigning, directing, reviewing, scheduling, evaluating, and recommending personnel actions. Prepares and monitors the department budget. Maintains a full time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of public procurement theory, practices, methods, techniques, and procedures. Knowledge of management principles and practices. Knowledge of contract negotiation, contract management and contract documents. Knowledge of local, state and federal governing legislation, regulations and requirements. 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. Skill in analysis of information and circumstances and the creative development and compliant 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 Public Administration, Public Procurement or similar course of study. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division in order to direct and coordinate work within the division, usually interpreted to require five to seven years of progressively responsible experience, including at least five years in a supervisory or lead role. Must have the ability to be bonded. Must possess a Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) certification through UPPCC, or equivalent certification. Must become Certified Public Procurement Officer within three years of hire and maintain certification while assigned to this position. An incumbent in this position with certification may be placed at Pay Grade 23. 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. May be hired at grade 23, $64,637.13 minimum with current Public Purchasing Manager certification.
Pay Grade: 22
Pay Range: $63,633.49
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted