Applying To: Neighborhood Development Executive

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  • Minimum: $62,946.00
  • Maximum: $98,670.00

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position are responsible for planning, directing, coordinating and supervising the activities of the Neighborhood Stabilization Team and the Citizen’s Service Bureau. Duties include: establishing close working relationships with elected officials, appointing authorities, and community stakeholders to improve the quality of life for the residents and visitors of the City of St. Louis; identifying appropriate City services for neighborhood improvement/revitalization programs and coordinating these operations; planning, preparing and monitoring the annual budget; determining standards of performance and ward assignments for field staff and representing the department at meetings and task forces.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Neighborhood Development Executive

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration or related field; plus four years of managerial experience in neighborhood stabilization, improvement and effective community problem solving which includes supervising subordinate staff involved in neighborhood stabilization, improvement, and community problem solving work activities. Experience must indicate a very strong working knowledge of City and State ordinances/regulations pertaining to neighborhood physical and behavioral nuisance issues and the responsibilities of City departments in solving physical and behavioral nuisances. 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 time of the Oral Interview.  Applicants who do not have a Missouri driver’s license will have to present a “Driving Record Check” from their State’s Department of Motor Vehicles at the time of the Oral Interview.

Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted with the Employment Application or at the time of the Oral Interview.

A limited number of applicants may be scheduled for the Oral Interview based on an evaluation of their qualifying education, training and experience. Please be as specific as possible when describing your qualifying neighborhood improvement experience. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. Explain all changes in employment and any gaps in employment on the application. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS: To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of his/her DD214 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%

No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.

O.C. 2961
July 03, 2019
Reopened 08/01/19
3872-17M (No Wav)

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