Applying To: Legislative Researcher (Board of Aldermen)

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Annual salary range: $28,000.00 – $30,000.00 plus medical benefits, life insurance and parking.

Nature of Work


  • Assists the Board of Aldermen with research and analysis of legislation and topics before the committees and full Board of Aldermen.
  • Assists the Board of Aldermen with topical research on matters of public policy.
  • Assists the Board of Aldermen and committees with drafting of bills, substitutes and amendments.
  • Drafts reports for committees.
  • Serves as a liaison with government agencies, legislative staff in other cities, and other organizations and experts.
  • Assists members with constituent matters by obtaining information and drafting responses which require technical information.
  • Monitors developments in public policy and develops skills relevant to the position.
  • Monitors legislative activity by attending committee meetings and full Board of Aldermen meetings.
  • Performs other related work as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications


  • Working knowledge of research methods
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to use personal computers
  • Ability to work under pressure of frequent deadlines
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.



  • A Bachelor's degree in a liberal arts discipline or other relevant field from an accredited college or university.  


This is a non-civil service position.


Employment applications can be submitted on the Internet ( or download and mail completed application to the President of the Board of Aldermen's Office, Attention:  Tom Shepard, 1200 Market Street, Room 232 in City Hall, St. Louis MO  63103

Last Date For Filing Application Is April 25, 2019

Examination Components and Their Weights

O.C. BOA 9020
April 11, 2019

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