Applying To: Transportation Center Operations Specialist

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  • Minimum: $31,304.00
  • Maximum: $47,502.00

This examination's eligible list will be used for filling both permanent and permanent per performance vacancies.  Per performance positions do not require City residency, are exempt from employee benefits and are paid $15.05 hourly.

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position answer questions, provide information, give directions to the traveling public, interact with facility lessees, inspect property for maintenance and security needs and are responsible for oversight of the contract operations at the City of St. Louis Gateway Transportation Center. Work involves shift, weekend and holiday assignments; therefore, candidates must be available for shift work. Candidates must provide their availability for shift and weekend assignments on the Availability Section of the Employment Application. A shift differential is paid to full-time employees working evening and night shifts. Incumbents can expect to rotate shifts every six weeks.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Transportation Center Operations Specialist

Minimum Qualifications

Two years of experience in transportation, facilities or property management; OR two years of experience in security/public safety; OR an equivalent combination of training and experience.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  At least two years of previous supervisory experience.

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.  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

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: Pass/Fail
  • Oral Interview: 100%
  • Character Investigation: Pass/Fail

O.C. 3322
September 22, 2021

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