Applying To: Fleet Maintenance Technician III (Diesel Truck/Equipment Mechanic)

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  • Minimum: $51,480.00
  • Maximum: $65,624.00

City residency requirement may be waived for this position.

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will start at $51,480 annually. Applicants who have ASE “Master Medium/Heavy Truck Technician” certification through the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence will be paid at the minimum of $56,264 annually.

Proof of A.S.E. certification must be submitted upon request.

This position is selected for the Hiring Incentive Program. The incentive shall be in the amount of three thousand dollars ($3000.00) upon completion of the probationary period.  The hiring incentive will be paid (if funds are available) by the Department/Division which appoints the applicant.  The hiring incentive is not available to current City employees.


Nature of Work

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

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

Minimum Qualifications

Three years of experience diagnosing, repairing and maintaining heavy trucks (over 25,000 lb. GVW) or comparable heavy equipment and/or construction equipment, automobiles, and landscaping equipment. OR graduation from a trade school or junior college program in the repair and maintenance of heavy trucks and/or construction equipment and one year of experience diagnosing, repairing and maintaining heavy trucks (over 25,000 lb. GVW) or comparable heavy equipment and/or construction equipment, automobiles, and landscaping equipment. OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  Employees must furnish their own set of hand tools.

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

License: Incumbents must possess and maintain a valid Missouri CDL (Class A or B) while employed by the City of St. Louis.  Candidates that have a CDL permit at the time of application must obtain a valid CDL (Class A or B) as a condition of successfully completing their working test period. Please note type of license, number, class, expiration date, and State where issued on the Employment Application.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: A valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or Permit (Class A or B) is preferred but not required. In order to be considered for positions that require a Commercial Driver's License, you must provide proof of a valid Commercial Driver's License upon request.

When completing the Employment History and the Educational/Training History sections of the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your education, training and experience relating to this position. Your employment 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 will only receive credit for their experience, training and education as shown on the application. 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.

MEDICAL: Candidates will be required to pass an oral swab "Drug Screen" as part of their medical examination; CDL positions 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 their DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or upon request.  The Director of Personnel may, in their discretion, accept alternate documentation.

CITY RESIDENTS PREFERENCE POINTS: City residents who pass an examination for a position in the classified service and do not receive any other preference will receive a five (5) point preference on a scale of 100 points on the exam. An additional one (1) point shall be added to the passing score of City residents who receive any other preference on a scale of 100 points.  City residents must have resided in the City for at least one (1) year at the time of filing their application to be eligible for the preference points. 

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.  

Examination Components and Their Weights

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

O.C. 3262
June 10, 2021
Reopened 10/15/21

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