Applying To: Electronic Control Systems Technician
Dear applicants, in order to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Recruitment and Examination Section is suspending all written tests, performance tests and oral interviews until further notice. These examination components are being replaced with experience and training evaluations, which do not require physical contact. Please fully describe all of your qualifying education, training and experience on your applications. Thank you. The safety of all of our staff and applicants is our priority as we continue with our efforts to conduct merit based testing for staffing the City's Civil Service.
- Minimum: $42,328.00
- Maximum: $60,866.00
Incumbents who meet the minimum experience and training requirements will start at $42,328 annually. Journeyman in an appropriate skilled trade who have completed an apprenticeship program registered by the Department of Labor or equivalent will start at $47,684 annually. Proof of completion of a registered Department of Labor Apprenticeship Program and Journeyman status must be submitted at the time of the Oral Interview.
This position is selected for the Hiring Incentive Program. The incentive shall be in the amount of one thousand five hundred dollars ($1500.00). The hiring incentive will be paid (if funds are available) by the Department/Division which appoints the applicant.
Nature of Work
Incumbents in this position design, program, install, maintain and repair radio, electronic and mechanical control systems and system instruments and devices requiring an in-depth knowledge of computer-based control systems design and programming.
For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Electronic Control Systems Technician
An Associate’s degree in Electronic Engineering Technology or completion of a two-year training program in electronics from a recognized trade school; OR two years of experience maintaining and repairing Building Automation Control Systems.
License: Must possess and maintain a valid Missouri driver’s license while employed by the City of St. Louis. Must be able to present valid driver's license at the time of the Oral Interview. Please note type of license, number, class and expiration date on the Employment Application.
Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted at the time of the Oral Interview.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Previous experience installing, maintaining and repairing traffic control systems, instruments and devices.
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. 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%
No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.
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