Applying To: Public Information Officer II
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: $47,814.00
- Maximum: $74,906.00
Nature of Work
Incumbents in this position are responsible for developing, coordinating and supervising all communications and public affairs efforts for a large City department or agency. This includes written materials, media relations and various internal/external means of communication.
For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Public Information Officer II
A Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Communications, or a related field; plus three years of experience developing and coordinating public information programs for a large organization. OR, an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted upon request.
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.
Employees assigned to St. Louis Lambert International Airport may be eligible for a commuting allowance of $141.00 bi-weekly. A ten-year character investigation will be conducted in accordance with FAA regulations for positions with the Airport Authority.
Some positions may require candidates to pass a “Character Investigation” prior to appointment.
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.
Examination Components and Their Weights
- Experience and Training: 100%
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