Applying To: Heavy Equipment Operator I

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Salary

  • Minimum: $27,924.00
  • Maximum: $43,654.00
Normal entry salary is $27,924.

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position operate a wide variety of heavy equipment on maintenance projects for city streets, parks and utilities such as: single and double axle dump trucks and boom trucks; street sweepers; loaders; backhoes and snow plows. Some positions may require availability for 24-hour snow call.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Heavy Equipment Operator I

Minimum Qualifications

One year of experience in the operation of heavy and specialized automotive equipment. OR an equivalent combination of training and experience.

LICENSE: Incumbents must possess and maintain a valid Missouri Commercial Driver’s License (Class A or B) while employed by the City of St. Louis. Candidates that have a CDL permit at the time of hire must obtain a valid CDL (Class A or B) as a condition of successfully completing their working test period. Some positions may require incumbents to possess a Class A CDL before completion of their working test period. Please note type of license, number, class, expiration date and State where issued on the Employment Application. At the time of the Written Test, applicants who do not possess a Missouri CDL or CDL permit must present a "Driving Record Check" from their State's Department of Motor Vehicles.

When completing the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your experience and training driving heavy and specialized automotive equipment and the types of vehicles operated. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. Applicants must provide explanation for all changes in employment and any gaps in their employment history. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.

MEDICAL: The pre-employment medical exam will include a drug screen and subsequent random drug and alcohol testing will be conducted in accordance with D.O.T. regulations.

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 Written Test. The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.

LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION: Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies. Please submit application as soon as possible. Applications can be submitted on the Internet. Visit the City web site at http://stlouis-mo.gov/jobs

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Written Exam: 100%
  • Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
  • Medical Examination: Pass/Fail
  • No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.

    O.C. 2567
    February 15, 2017
    Reopened 06/19/17
    Reopened 09/13/17
    3325-10G (No Wav)

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