Applying To: Fleet Body Repair Specialist (Automotive Body Mechanic)

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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: $40,430.00
  • Maximum: $57,980.00

City residency requirement may be waived for this position.

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position perform auto/truck body repair and painting. Duties include: assessing vehicle body damage, loading vehicle onto auto body frame machine and performing exterior and interior body work including repair/replacement of damaged items.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Fleet Body Repair Specialist

Minimum Qualifications

Successful completion of a recognized trade school or junior college program in automotive technology; plus at least one year of experience in automotive body repair.  OR, an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

License: Incumbents must posses and maintain a valid Missouri driver’s license while employed by the City of St. Louis. Applicants must possess a valid driver's license at the time of filing application and be able to present it upon request.  Please note type of license, number, class, and expiration date on the Employment Application.

Documentation of academic credentials (if applicable) must be submitted upon request.


Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: 100%
  • Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
  • Medical Examination: Pass/Fail

O.C. 3154
September 30, 2020

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