Applying To: Lead Abatement Worker
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: $31,304.00
- Maximum: $47,502.00
Nature of Work
Incumbents in this position are responsible for removing lead-based paint from buildings and homes and performing repair work. Employees will be required to submit to testing of toxic blood levels on a monthly basis and must follow all revised City Lead Detoxification Program procedures and safety protocols.
For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Lead Abatement Worker
One year of experience working in lead abatement, asbestos abatement, housing repair or inspection or environmental remediation work. OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Licenses: Must possess a valid Missouri Lead Abatement Worker License while employed by the City of St. Louis. Applicants who do not possess a Missouri Lead Abatement Worker License at the time of filing application must obtain said license by completion of the working test period. 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 licenses, numbers, classes and expiration dates on the Employment Application.
Certifications: Must become EAP and RRP certified by completion of the working test period.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of painting, drywall installation and door and window removal/installation techniques. Experience scraping and removing lead based paints from homes. Experience using saws, hammers, electric drills, scrapers and HEPA vacuums.
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 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.
MEDICAL: Candidates will be required to pass a "Drug Screen" as part of the medical examination.
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
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 website at http://stlouis-mo.gov/jobs
Examination Components and Their Weights
- Experience and Training: Pass/Fail
- Oral Interview: 100%
- Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
- Medical Examination: Pass/Fail
No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.
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