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We are happy you are interested in working for the City. You are in the right place to begin your application.


Dear applicants, in order to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Recruitment and Examination Section is suspending all written tests, performance tests and oral interviews until further notice. These examination components are being replaced with experience and training evaluations, which do not require physical contact. Please fully describe all of your qualifying education, training and experience on your applications. Thank you. The safety of all of our staff and applicants is our priority as we continue with our efforts to conduct merit based testing for staffing the City's Civil Service.

Becoming an employee of the City of St. Louis means becoming part of the team that is leading our region's resurgence. It means doing important, significant work that directly affects the lives of more than 315,000 residents. As an employee of the City, you'll join a staff of hundreds of people who love St. Louis and are committed to serving the people with whom we share this great City. 

Learn of the many benefits the City offers.

Civil Service Jobs with the City of St. Louis

Opportunities are sorted by position title, closing date. Applications for openings with no closing date will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill anticipated vacancies.

Position Title Closing Date
Account Clerk II
Accounting Coordinator
Airfield Maintenance Worker
Airfield Operations Specialist
Airfield Operations Specialist (Lead)
Airfield Painter/Maintenance Worker
Airport Operations Supervisor
Animal Care and Control Officer
Architectural Manager
Assistant Mechanical Maintenance Worker
Audit Coordinator
Civil Engineer I
Civil Engineer III
Clerk Typist II
Commissioner of Traffic
Communications Equipment Installer
Communications Service Center Specialist II
Community Development Supervisor 04/15/20
Computer Operator I
Construction Equipment Operator I
Contract Compliance Officer
Contract Specialist
Correctional Officer I
Data Processing Manager
Deputy Marshal
Electrician (Lead)
Electrician Foreman
Electronic Control Systems Technician
Electronic Control Systems Technician (St. Louis Lambert International Airport)
EMS Dispatcher
EMT (Emergency Medical Technician)
Engineering Technician I
Environmental Engineer
Environmental Health Supervisor
Facilities Maintenance Worker
Fleet Body Repair Specialist (Automotive Body Mechanic)
Fleet Maintenance Parts Specialist
Fleet Maintenance Technician I (Automotive Mechanic Helper)
Fleet Maintenance Technician II (Automotive Mechanic)
Fleet Maintenance Technician III (Diesel Truck/Equipment Mechanic)
Forestry Foreman
Heavy Equipment Operator I
Heavy Equipment Operator II
Heavy Equipment Operator II (Refuse Collector)
Housing Development Analyst
HVAC Mechanic
Information Security Administrator
Inventory Control Technician I
Lead Abatement Inspector
Lead Abatement Worker
Licensed Practical Nurse
Lifeguard Supervisor
Mechanical Maintenance Worker
Park Ranger (Armed)
Payroll Specialist I
Personal Property Appraiser I
Police Dispatcher I (Trainee)
Police Officer (Trainee)
Prisoner Processing Clerk
Program Specialist I (Building Division) (Per Performance)
Program Specialist I (Security Specialist)
Programmer/Analyst III (Network Security - St. Louis Lambert International Airport)
Public Health Nurse II
Public Health Nurse III
Public Information Manager
Recreation Assistant
School Crossing Guard
Secretary II
Stationary Engineer
Stationary Engineer (Trainee)
Street and Traffic Inspection Supervisor
Street and Traffic Inspector
Supervising Stationary Engineer
Technical Support Specialist I
Tow Truck Operator
Towing Services Foreman
Trades Helper
Tree Trimmer
Tree Trimmer (Trainee)
Utility Locator
Utility Worker (Lead)
Utility Worker (Limited-Term)
Water Maintenance Foreman
Water Maintenance Technician
Water Meter Worker
Water Plant Maintenance Mechanic
Water Treatment Plant Operator

Promotions Only

These examinations are open to permanent city employees who are eligible to apply on a promotional basis.

Position Title Closing Date
Construction Equipment Foreman II 04/10/20
Labor Foreman I (Refuse Collector Trainer) 04/10/20
Prisoner Processing Supervisor 04/17/20

Non-Civil Service Jobs Processed by Personnel

Applications for openings with no closing date will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill anticipated vacancies

Position Title Closing Date
Autopsy Technician I (Office of the Medical Examiner)

Non-Civil Service Jobs

These positions are processed by the listing Offices and not the Department of Personnel.

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