Preference Points

Learn about the City of St. Louis preferential points hiring policy for veterans and for residency and how they work.

Veteran's Preference Points

To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of their DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or upon request. The Director of Personnel may, in their discretion, accept alternate documentation.

 

City Residence Preference Points

City residents who pass an examination for a position in the classified service and do not receive any other preference will receive a five (5) point preference on a scale of 100 points on the exam. An additional one (1) point shall be added to the passing score of City residents who receive any other preference on a scale of 100 points.

City residents must have resided in the City for at least one (1) year at the time of filing their application to be eligible for the preference points.

 

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