Applying To: Messenger/Mail Clerk

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Salary

  • Minimum: $32,126.00
  • Maximum: $32,126.00

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position are responsible for sorting, picking up and delivering mail and parcels to City offices.  Other duties include performing simple clerical tasks and operating postage metering machines and other mail processing equipment.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Messenger/Mail Clerk

Minimum Qualifications

Must be at least 18 years of age at the time of filing application. Must be able to read, write legibly, perform basic mathematical calculations and understand oral and written instructions. Must be able to lift. 50 lbs, walk indoor and outside mail routes in all types of weather while carrying a mailbag and safely operate an automobile and van.

License: Must possess and maintain a valid Missouri driver's license while employed by the City of St. Louis.  Must possess a valid driver's license at the time of filing the Employment Application. Please note type of license, number, class and expiration date on the Employment Application.

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 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.

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 pointsCity 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. 

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.

Examination Components and Their Weights

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

O.C. 3361
October 19, 2021
Reopened 12/19/22
1181-5G

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