Applying To: Specialist on Aging I
- Minimum: $36,400.00
- Maximum: $56,888.00
Nature of Work
Incumbents in this position are responsible for coordinating and monitoring a variety of support programs for the St. Louis Area Agency on Aging (SLAAA) so that older adults can remain independent. Duties include promoting agency programs and referral services; researching and applying for additional resources; monitoring services and contractors and providing technical assistance.
For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Specialist on Aging I
A Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Gerontology, Occupational Therapy, or a related field; plus one year of experience in the social services field working with senior citizens. OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
License: Must possess and maintain a valid Missouri 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 license 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.
Positions require some travel and weekend and evening assignments. Candidates must provide their availability for weekend and evening assignments on the Availability Section of the Employment Application.
Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted with the Employment Application or at the Oral Interview.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Previous experience working with an agency on aging or working in the community health field with senior citizens.
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. Include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment on the application. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application.
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.
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
- Experience and Training: Pass/Fail
- Oral Interview: 100%
- Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.
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