Employment Opportunities

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As of Friday, November 16, 2018, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

PLANS EXAMINER - BUILDING

St. Johns County Building Services seeks a licensed Plans Examiner to be responsible for the examination and review of construction documents to ensure compliance with relevant codes, ordinances and standards. Reviews submitted construction documents for compliance with codes, standards, and regulations. Responds to permit applicants' requests for information and clarification of plan review comments. Answers questions regarding requirements relating to codes, standards and regulations. Researches complaints and issues related to building construction. Performs field inspections when required. Completes required continuing education. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of building, mechanical, plumbing, fuel gas, energy, accessibility, and other applicable codes. Attends pre-construction meetings to provide guidance to permit applicants. Reviews coastal construction projects for compliance with relevant zoning ordinances. Reviews elevation certificates. Reviews all permit applications to determine susceptibility to flooding and ensure compliance with relevant flood zone requirements. Performs field inspections and plan reviews on abandoned homes and commercial projects for re-permitting. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Must have knowledge of building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fuel gas, energy, and accessibility codes. Knowledge of building construction practices and terminology. Knowledge of the construction plan review process. 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. 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 valid State of Florida Standard Plans Examiner License or ability to obtain examination eligibility through the Department of Business and Professional Regulation and successfully obtain licensure within a six month period. 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


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.
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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


GIS SYSTEMS ANALYST - PUBLIC WORKS ADMIN

St. Johns County Public Works seeks a GIS Systems Analyst to perform assigned Geographic Information System functions in support of department operations. Processes and completes mapping work requests from county staff and the general public. Works with citizens and county personnel to coordinate related requests. Interprets and performs complex spatial analysis on GIS data layers to produce maps, reports, and other products; Assists in the development of GIS applications for use by county staff and the general public; Develops scripts and related applications to assist in performing assigned duties; Develops and maintains GIS data layers and metadata. Maintains equipment, software, and end-products, including but not limited to a library of frequently requested maps. Provides training and technical support for end-users. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of Geographic Information System hardware and software. Knowledge of trends in GIS technology. Knowledge of data 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. 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


ASSET MANAGEMENT COORD - ROAD & BRIDGES

St. Johns County Road & Bridge seeks an Asset Management Coordinator to be responsible for the efficient and effective utilization of the Computerized Maintenance Management System to enhance productivity and service delivery for the Road and Bridge division. Researches industry standards to formulate proper work plans, to include activity schedules, maintenance cycles, and key performance or quality indicators. Gathers required data from end users to evaluate and determine objectives, goals, and scope for the creation of technical specifications. Supports the planning and execution of project plans from start to completion. Reviews all support contracts, service level agreements, and vendor contracts for proper negotiation, budget, and execution. Reviews project plans for proper resource allocation and scheduling. Verifies and reports on project deliverables, outcome measures and other targeted metrics. Makes recommendations for the development of total quality management protocols designed to optimize citizen response, project capitalization, and use of materials and labor. Assists the department?s management team with strategic planning and implementation of multi-year infrastructure maintenance programs. Participates in the annual budget process, relating to the development of maintenance budgets, schedules, expenditure projections, and the review or development of bid and proposal requests. Assists with the development of employee performance standards. Collaborates with department supervisory staff for the review key of performance indicators and work plans; the validation of goals, objectives and project outcomes; the review and modification of work schedules; and other related service evaluations. Conducts project meetings. Analyzes, tracks and reports on project progress and status. Prepares project management plans, contract task orders, staffing/cost estimates, and schedules for approval. Collaborates with other County employees to develop, maintain, and implement the County?s Enterprise Asset Management protocols in order to interface with maintenance, labor, purchasing, and inventory functions for the County. Coordinates the planning, design and establishment of data entry standards used in the CMMS. Establishes, reassigns, revises or deletes records in key data tables in response to system user requirements as applied through use of department policies and standards. Maintains complete, concise, and contemporary technical documentation and taxonomy for the enterprise infrastructure. This includes but is not limited to physical data model schema, data specifications documents, mapping documents, architecture documentation, BI/reporting documents, data flow charts, source code for business queries, business report outputs, etc. Facilitates the development and implementation of data quality, data protection, and data usage standards. Monitors and reports compliance with data related policies, standards, roles and responsibilities, adoption requirements, and consistent application with asset management standards. Provides application support and technical guidance to end users. Builds and tests queries for internal and external auditors and public disclosure requests. Performs field and acceptance tests. Provides support in enhancing the system; maintaining system documentation; and developing related training materials. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of Total Quality Management & Continuous Improvement principles, practices and standards. Knowledge of public database management systems, principles, practices, and trends. Knowledge of project management theory and techniques. Knowledge of road and bridge construction, design and maintenance principles, practices, materials and equipment. Must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the use of project management software and asset management database applications. Skilled in the review and interpretation of construction and engineering documents. Skilled in numerical and understanding of data analysis/statistical methods. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise administrative and analytical 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 basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position,usually associated with three to five years 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: 19
Pay Range: $48,545.31
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 $56,297.66 to $70,980.61 dependent on knowledge, skills, and experience.
Pay Grade: 21
Pay Range: $56,297.66
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted