Applying To: Public Information Officer I
- Minimum: $36,400.00
- Maximum: $56,888.00
Normal entry salary is $36,400.
Nature of Work
Incumbents in this position are responsible for developing and coordinating all communications and public affairs efforts for a division of a large City department or agency.
For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Public Information Officer I
A Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Communications, or a related field; plus two years of experience in public relations or journalism with strong communication and presentation skills. OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted with the Employment Application or at the time of the Oral Interview.
When completing the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your qualifying education, training and experience. Include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment. 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.
Some positions may require candidates to pass a “Character Investigation” prior to appointment.
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%
No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.
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