Applying To: Fleet Maintenance Technician IV (Teaching Mechanic and Backup Foreman)

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  • Minimum: $52,208.00
  • Maximum: $66,534.00

Applicants who have A.S.E. "Master Medium/Heavy Truck Technician" certification through the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence will be paid at a minimum of $57,096 annually.  Proof of A.S.E. certification must be submitted with the Employment Application or at the time of the Oral Interview.

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position are responsible for performing lead worker repairs, overhauls and maintenance for automotive and heavy equipment and vehicles.  Other duties include assigning and reviewing work, training new mechanics and maintaining records. 

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Fleet Maintenance Technician IV

Minimum Qualifications


Four years of experience diagnosing, repairing and maintaining heavy trucks (over 25,000 lb. GVW) or comparable heavy equipment and/or construction equipment, automobiles, and landscaping equipment.  OR an equivalent combination for education, training and experience.

Employees must furnish their own set of hand tools. 

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.  Please note type of license, number, class, expiration date and State where issued on the Employment Application. 

Please be as thorough as possible when describing your qualifying automotive repair experience, training and educational achievements on the Employment Application.  Include reasons for changes in employers and 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.

Last Date For Filing Application Is September 20, 2019

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Oral Interview: 100%
  • Service Rating: Pass/Fail
  • No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.

    PROM 2767
    May 23, 2018
    Reopened 07/30/18
    Reopened 08/22/19
    3265-38T (No Wav)

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