Applying To: Client Service Coordinator I (Department of Human Services)

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  • Minimum: $39,208.00
  • Maximum: $58,604.00

Nature of Work

Incumbents in these Client Service Coordinator positions will utilize effective techniques for working with at-risk individuals of all ages who are experiencing the effects of poverty, lack of resources, unstable housing, chronic illnesses, mental illness, substance use disorder, homelessness and discrimination by providing information, support, and referrals to appropriate organizations for support and services. This Department of Human Services program helps the City to expand outreach, including needs assessments and referrals to harm reduction services to at-risk individuals of all ages.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Client Service Coordinator I

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Sociology, or a related field.  OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

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 application. Please note type of license, number, class, and expiration date on the Employment Application.

Documentation of academic credentials and driver’s license must be submitted upon request.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  Previous experience working with homeless, mental health and/or substance abuse outreach and support services.

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.

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 vacancy. Please submit application as soon as possible. Applications can be submitted on the Internet.

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: 100%

O.C. 3494
March 16, 2022

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