Applying To: Utility Worker (Lead)

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  • Minimum: $32,396.00
  • Maximum: $44,954.00

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position are responsible for performing lead worker duties for unskilled and semi-skilled manual tasks in repair and construction, street maintenance, and refuse collection.  Examples of duties include:  setting-up and operating a wide variety of vehicles, tools and equipment; loading, hauling and unloading bulky items; maintaining City streets and alleys; cutting grass, repairing, painting and assembling dumpsters; training, monitoring and reporting on co-worker work performance.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Utility Worker (Lead)

Minimum Qualifications

One year of recent experience as a Utility Worker or equivalent.

Age:  Must be at least 18 years of age at the time of filing application.

License:  Must possess and maintain a valid Missouri Driver’s License while employed by the City of St. Louis; some positions require a valid Commercial Driver's License or CDL permit (Class A or B) to be considered.  Please note type of license, number, class and expiration date on the Employment Application.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  A valid Commercial Driver's License (Class A or B). 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, 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:  The pre-employment medical exam will include an oral swab “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.  Applications can be submitted on the Internet.  

Examination Components and Their Weights

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

O.C. 3419
October 29, 2021

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