St. Johns County Growth Management Department seeks an Engineer to review project applications for compliance with technical standards and provide support of 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. 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 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.
Additional Salary Information: Pay Grade: 21 $54,005.61
May be hired as a Professional Engineer with possession of a current Professional Engineering (PE) license for the State of Florida at pay grade 22, $59,612.
Deadline: Applications currently accepted.
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.
The Growth Management Department of St. Johns County facilitates well-designed, efficient, healthy, and safely built developments, while ensuring preservation of the natural and cultural environment. Responsibilities include long range planning, environmental planning and education, building permitting, and development review. In coordination with state and federal laws, the Department ensures com...pliance with all County codes and regulations including the Comprehensive Plan, the Florida Building Code, Ponte Vedra Zoning Ordinances, and the Land Development Code, as well as maintaining related public records.