Applying To: Commissioner of Corrections

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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

Appointment may be made at a rate within the range based on qualifications.

Nature of Work

Incumbent in this position reports to the Director of Public Safety and is responsible for planning, organizing, supervising and controlling the operations/programs of the Division of Corrections for the City of St. Louis Department of Public Safety.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Commissioner of Corrections

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or a related field; plus five years of experience at a major adult correctional institution including at least two years in an upper level management capacity with responsibility for directing the activities of one or more large correctional facilities. OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted at the time of the Oral Interview.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  A Master’s degree in Criminal Justice or a related field is preferred.

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. Complete the Employment History and Educational/Training History sections of the Employment Application even if you submit a resume. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. When completing the Employment History section of the application, include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment. 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 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 vacancies.  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: Pass/Fail
  • Oral Interview: 100%

O.C. 3247
May 14, 2021
2373-20M

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