Applying To: Employment and Training Specialist I

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Salary

  • Minimum: $37,492.00
  • Maximum: $58,604.00

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position are responsible for assessing job program clients’ employment skills, developing plans to improve employment opportunities and client skills, advising and counseling clients regarding training and employment opportunities and researching and identifying potential job openings. Duties include arranging aptitude, interests and employment skills tests; recommending skills training, on-the-job training, work experience, academic or other improvement to increase chances of employment; assisting clients with job-seeking skills such as resume writing and interview skills; and developing or facilitating workshops regarding job readiness training, life skills, and soft skills.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Employment and Training Specialist I

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Organizational Development or a closely related social sciences field such as Psychology, Sociology, or Education. 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 and be able to present it upon request. Please note type of license, number, class, and expiration date on the Employment Application. 

Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted upon request.

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 vacancies. Please submit application as soon as possible.

 

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: 100%

O.C. 3597
October 20, 2022
6213-13G

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