Applying To: Fleet Maintenance Technician II (Automotive Mechanic)

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  • Minimum: $40,430.00
  • Maximum: $57,980.00

City residency requirement may be waived for this position.

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will start at $40,430 annually. Applicants who have completed a Department of Labor apprenticeship program and have achieved journeyman status will be paid at the minimum of $45,552 annually. Applicants who have A.S.E. "Master Automobile Technician" certification through the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence will be paid at the minimum of $44,876 annually. Some positions are per performance and are paid $19.44 per hour. Per performance positions are not covered by the Employee Benefits Program and do not require City residency.

Proof of completion of apprenticeship program, journeymen status and A.S.E. certification must be submitted with the Employment Application or upon request.

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position are responsible for repairing, overhauling and maintaining fleet vehicles and equipment.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Fleet Maintenance Technician II

Minimum Qualifications

Three years of experience in the repair, overhaul, and maintenance of automotive or landscaping equipment such as utility tractors, lawnmowers, and two-cycle engines.  OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  Employees must furnish their own set of hand tools.

LICENSE:  Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of filing application. Incumbents must possess and maintain a valid Missouri Commercial Driver’s License (Class A or B) while employed by the City of St. Louis. Candidates that have a CDL permit at the time of hire must obtain a valid CDL (Class A or B) as a condition of successfully completing their working test period. Some positions may require incumbents to possess a Class A CDL before completion of their working test period. Please note type of license, number, class, expiration date and State where issued on the Employment Application.

When completing the application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your experience, training and education relating to this position, particularly your experience driving heavy and specialized vehicles.  Your experience and training will be used to determine whether you meet the entrance requirements for this position and to compute your Experience and Training evaluation. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application.  Applicants must provide explanation for all changes in employment and any gaps in their employment history. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.

MEDICAL: The pre-employment medical exam will include a drug screen and subsequent random drug and alcohol testing will be conducted in accordance with D.O.T. regulations.

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.  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 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: 100%
  • Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
  • Medical Examination: Pass/Fail

O.C. 3172
November 18, 2020
Reopened 10/15/21

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