Applying To: Telecommunications Inspector (Per Performance)

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Positions are not covered by the Employee Benefits Program and do not require City residency.

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position are responsible for inspecting construction sites and cable installations for ensuring compliance with City codes and ordinances and help to negotiate resolutions of cable customers’ complaints.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Telecommunications Inspector

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Technology, or a related field.  OR  four years of experience in the installation and repair of fiber optic and cable equipment. 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 it at 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 must present a Driving Record Check from their State's Department of Motor Vehicles.

Documentation of academic credentials (if applicable) must be submitted at the time of the Oral interview.

When completing the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your experience, training and education.  Include reasons for changes in employers and 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

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: Pass/Fail
  • Oral Interview: 100%

O.C. 2900
January 31, 2019
Reopened 02/13/19
Reopened 02/19/19

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