Applying To: Veterinarian Technician (Per Performance)

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Per performance positions are paid $14.61/hour.

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position are responsible for providing care to animals kenneled at the Animal Regulation Center. Duties include performing diagnostic procedures, administering medicines and vaccinations, and keeping shelter records. Work involves weekend, holiday and on-call assignments. For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Veterinarian Technician at:

These are part-time positions and are not eligible for the Employee Benefits Program and do not require City residency.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology from an accredited Veterinary Technician program; and currently licensed or be currently eligible to apply for and obtain licensure as a Veterinary Technician by the Missouri Veterinary Medical Board. Any candidate not possessing the license at the time of hire must obtain licensure within an eleven month period.

Driver's License: Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license while employed by the City of St. Louis. Must possess a valid driver's license at the time of filing application and be able to present it at the time of the Oral Interview. Please note type of license, number, class and expiration date on the Employment Application. Applicants who do not possess a Missouri driver's license will be required to present a "Driving Record Check" from their State's Department of Motor Vehicles.

A limited number of applicants may be scheduled for the Oral Interview based on an evaluation of their qualifying education, training and experience as listed on the Employment Application. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. Include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.

MEDICAL: Candidates will be required to pass a "Drug Screen" as part of the medical examination.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS: To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of his/her DD 214 Certificate of Release or discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or at the time of the Oral Interview. The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: Pass/Fail
  • Oral Interview: 100%
  • Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
  • Medical Examination: Pass/Fail

O.C. 2376
January 11, 2016
Reopened 06/27/16
Reopened 01/05/17

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