Applying To: Attorney IV (Civil Litigation and Municipal Transactions)

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Notice:

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.

Salary

  • Minimum: $95,212.00
  • Maximum: $149,474.00

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position handle highly complex civil litigation matters at the trial and appellate levels in state and federal court in the areas of civil rights, tort, employment, equity and government/municipal law.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Attorney IV

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a school of law approved by the American Bar Association; current membership in the Missouri Bar in good standing; plus seven years of legal practice in the area of complex litigation, which includes appellate advocacy work in Missouri state courts and federal courts.

Law school transcripts and documentation of Missouri Bar membership must be submitted with the Employment Application or upon request. Send to: Department of Personnel, Examination Section, 1114 Market Street, Room 700, St. Louis, MO 63101 Attention:  Alexandria Mazzola.

When completing the application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your experience, training and education relating to this position. 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. Applicants must provide explanation for all changes in employment and any gaps in their employment history 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.

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 the anticipated vacancy.  Please submit application as soon as possible.  Applications can be submitted on the Internet.  Visit the City web site at http://stlouis-mo.gov/jobs

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: 100%

O.C. 3220
March 01, 2021
Reopened 07/08/21
2367-20G

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