Employment Opportunities

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As of Saturday, March 23, 2019, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the following positions.

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


Coastal Environment Project Manager - PUBLIC WORKS ADMIN

Please see Posting for Project Manager - Public Works Admin
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INSTRUMENT & CTRL TECH - LIFT STATIONS & LINES

St. Johns County Utility Department seeks an Instrumentation and Controls Technician to perform technical duties in the operation and maintenance of electronic instrumentation and controls normally found in Wastewater and Water Systems. Constructs process monitoring and control systems from specific instrumentation and communication devices. Installs, programs, maintains, tests, diagnoses and repairs major electronic equipment in coordination with the Utility SCADA division. Assists with the maintenance of asset inventories. Meets with vendors and contractors to review equipment and installation procedures. Assists with the documentation of existing facility as-built wiring schematics. Reads complex schematics, wiring diagrams and shop drawings for the installation, diagnosis and repair of major systems and minor subsystems and components. Provides support for the ongoing calibration and testing of water, wastewater, and reclaimed water facilities process instrumentation. Troubleshoots, installs, and calibrates various instruments, including ultrasonic level transmitters, variable frequency drives (VFD), motor soft starters, duplex and triplex motor controllers, and pressure transmitters. Pulls and terminates cable for instrumentation installs. Ensures equipment operates within acceptable tolerances. Utilizes a wide range of test equipment, including voltage recorders, 4-20 milliamp loop calibrators, computers, PC based software analyzer programs, oscilloscopes, data analyzers, analog and digital multi-meters, thermal imaging, and other test equipment, while performing tests to identify problems and to maintain and calibrate equipment to performance standards. Ensures compliance with safety protocols during the installation, test and repair of electrical and electronic equipment. Responds to emergency situations as required to support the SCADA Division and utility operations. Assists with system-wide battery monitoring, testing, and replacement. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of Instrumentation and Controls System fundamentals and applications. Knowledge of electrical and mechanical theory, principles, practices, and techniques. Knowledge of testing equipment utilized in the installation, maintenance, repair, and calibration of water and wastewater collection, treatment, transmission, storage, pumping and distribution: computers, applications and software (e.g. PLC, SCADA, HMI);and pressure, flow and other related water/wastewater meters. Knowledge of federal, state and local rules, laws and regulations governing utility systems. Must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the preparation of clear and precise reports. Skilled in the reading of blueprints, pipe layouts, electrical circuits and other schematics. Skilled in the provision of technical support services. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in electronic control and instrumentation maintenance, 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 three to five 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: 14
Pay Range: $37,923.51
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


MECHANIC II - FLEET MAINTENANCE

St. Johns County Fleet Maintenance Department seeks a Mechanic II to be responsible for participating in the maintenance and repair of county vehicles and equipment. Receives and assesses vehicle/ equipment service requests. Evaluates and troubleshoots vehicles and equipment to diagnose repair needs. Troubleshoots and repairs brakes and air brake systems, HVAC systems, electrical systems, and coolant systems. Repairs engines and drive trains, suspensions, tires, exhaust systems, fuel systems and computerized components. Performs minor body work. Test drives vehicles. Performs tune ups. Cleans and lubricates tools and equipment. Rebuilds transmissions, pumps and differentials. Repairs and rebuilds gas and diesel engines. Maintains a clean and safe work area. Performs front end alignments. Installs safety lighting and light bars on vehicles. Completes work orders. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must possess knowledge of departmental and county policies and procedures, including safety rules and regulations. Knowledge of vehicle and equipment maintenance and repair procedures. Knowledge of mechanical diagnostic procedures. Knowledge of the diagnosis and repair of mechanical, HVAC, hydraulic, electrical and brake systems. Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs. Must be skilled in the repair and maintenance of a variety of vehicles and motorized equipment. Skilled in the use of assigned tools and equipment. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education. Must have sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/ internship or having had a similar position for a minimum of two years. Must be certified by the ASE in automobile and light truck repair in brakes and electrical systems and any two of the following: engine repair, automatic transmission, suspension and steering, heating and air conditioning, or engine performance as appropriate. Must be certified by the ASE in brakes and preventative maintenance inspection and any two of the following: diesel engine, drive train, suspension and steering, electrical/electronic systems, or HVAC systems as appropriate. (Depending on experience, may be hired as a Mechanic I at pay grade 10 in absence of certifications.) Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver?s license and any other endorsements necessary to legally operate vehicles used while assigned to this position. Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills in order to serve others. Must be able to comprehend, speak and write the English language. Must be able to operate a computer. St. Johns County is a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. All employment actions are taken without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, sex, marital status, age, disability, or genetics.
Pay Grade: 12
Pay Range: $34,356.83
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


PLANNER - GROWTH MANAGEMENT SERVICES

St. Johns County seeks a Planner to provide professional planning support for the Countys planning operations that may include current and long range planning activities. The Major Duties are to research, prepare and present staff reports for public hearings and review boards. Reviews development applications for compliance with codes and ordinances; provides guidance and input concerning code compliance. Reviews clearance sheets for compliance with codes and ordinances. Assists staff, developers, attorneys, and the general public with development questions. Performs site visits, posts notice signs, and performs architectural inspections at designated spots within the county. Attends meetings with community associations. Reviews and renders opinions on planning, land development, and growth management issues, as assigned; provides guidance to elected and appointed officials, county personnel, and members of the general public. Reviews project applications, including but not limited to, Special Use Permits, Variances, Rezonings, Comprehensive Plan amendments and Developments of Regional Impact (DRI) applications. Coordinates information and data gathering among various county departments. Writes various comprehensive plan elements. Schedules and advertises public hearings. May be requested to develop grant applications; write requests for federal agency technical assistance and performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of planning principles and practices, state statutes and county codes and ordinances and computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions, the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports and oral and written communication. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida drivers license and any other endorsements necessary to legally operate vehicles used while assigned to this position. Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills in order to serve others. Must be able to comprehend, speak and write the English language and must be able to operate a computer. St. Johns County is a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. All employment actions are taken without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, sex, marital status, age, disability, or genetics. An incumbent in this position may be designated as ?Senior Planner? and placed at $48,545.31.
Pay Grade: 17
Pay Range: $43,979.66
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted


PROJECT MANAGER - PUBLIC WORKS ADMIN

St. Johns County seeks a Coastal Environment Project Manager to be responsible for the administration of St. Johns County Coastal Lands Preservation and Management, specifically in the collection, measurement, analysis, evaluation and interpretation of natural and physical phenomena of the County's coastal, estuary and river ecosystems. Plans, organizes, conducts, and administers the County's coastal plan through the study and research of coastal phenomena for the purpose of interpreting, predicting, utilizing and controlling coastal events. Develops plans and manages coastal, estuarine, oceanographic, and meteorological observational programs. Analyzes and prepares river volume and flood forecasts for varied river basins with unstable conditions. Reviews completed forecasts and adjusts, modifies, or develops complex procedures to improve forecasting accuracy. Calibrates forecasting models to account for changes in land use or the use of municipal, agricultural, or fishery water supplies. Collaborates with outside agencies for sediment sampling, hydrographic and geophysical surveys, data collection and processing, and related research. Assists with special projects in coordination with County Departments and other governmental agencies. Develops related plans and strategies as directed. Prepares, provides, and evaluates difficult but conventional plans, designs, design specifications, and related documentation. Prepares written reports including discussions of technical methods, analyze results, and process descriptions incorporating field and laboratory data into well written and clearly presented documents. Makes presentations to the Board; represents the County at public meetings; addresses the concerns of elected and appointed officials and members of the general public regarding special projects; produces presentations, reports, maps and GIS data layers. Assists with the preparation of permits and regulatory documents. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of Geographic Information System technology, principles, practices, and techniques. Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and procedures. Knowledge of project management methods, techniques and best practices. 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 deploying scientific methodology, total quality management and continuous improvement techniques. Skilled in the application of coastal and estuarine practices (e.g., beach engineering or re-nourishment, dune restoration, hydrodynamics, sediment processes, geology). Skilled in environmental engineering design or construction involving beaches, marsh, and dredging, and marine structures such as bulkheads, breakwaters, piers, and/or ports. 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 baccalaureate degree in environmental engineering or other course of study related to the occupational field. Masters' degree and/or Certification as a Professional Engineer preferred. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the nature and extent of the major duties, usually interpreted to require five to seven years of related experience. Possession of a current Professional Engineering license for the State of Florida qualifies employee to be classified as Engineer PE and placed at Pay Grade 22 - $62,142.08. 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


ROADS&BRIDGES SUPRINTNDT - ROAD & BRIDGES

St. Johns County Road and Bridge Department seeks a Superintendent to be responsible for planning, coordinating, and providing technical and administrative oversight for the construction, inspection, repair and maintenance of county roadways, bridges and drainage systems. Implements the Road and Bridge Safety Program. Oversees assigned maintenance and in-house road maintenance and road and bridge construction projects. Maintains responsibility for analyzing and inspecting roads and bridges; estimating and allocating necessary resources; developing budgetary estimates; and preparing requests for proposals or other related reports. Oversees the selection and distribution of resources; the calculations for road, bridge and drainage materials or equipment; and the training, instruction and supervision of assigned personnel. Assists with the computerized maintenance management system, through verifying relevant data submissions for work orders and progress notes; creating records associated with public inquiries and concerns; and providing related training and direction to assigned personnel. Develops, prioritizes, coordinates and tracks roadway maintenance, repair and construction activities. Assists in the interviewing and hiring process. Trains personnel in setting grades, material selection, road building and paving operations. Participates in the department?s annual budget process. Makes recommendations for the division?s annual budget. Coordinates equipment procurement needs for the annual budget process. Responds to complaints and concerns for other county departments or the general public. Reviews plans submitted by county departments and assists with progressive and final inspections. Ensures road and bridge projects are in compliance with engineered plans, specifications, quality standards, county ordinances, and regulatory permits. Develops and reviews bid documents for roadway maintenance, construction, materials procurement, and debris removal. Attends and conducts safety and other training exercises. Responds to after-hours emergencies. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of management methods and techniques. Knowledge of road and bridge construction and maintenance principles, methods, practices, materials and equipment. Knowledge of federal, state and local rules, regulations, laws and ordinances pertaining to public works operations. Knowledge of budgetary principles and practices. Knowledge of project management principles, theories, methods, practices and techniques. 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. Skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skilled in the reading and interpretation of road and bridge plans. Skilled in determining project cost estimation of personnel, materials, and equipment requirements. 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 an associate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. Bachelors degree preferred. Must have experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with ten or more years of progressively responsible experience or service including three to five years experience in a supervisory capacity. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver?s license and any other endorsements necessary to legally operate vehicles used while assigned to this position. Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills in order to serve others. Must be able to comprehend, speak and write the English language. Must be able to operate a computer. 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