Applying To: Community Development Research Analyst
- Minimum: $49,244.00
- Maximum: $77,142.00
Incumbents in this position are responsible for researching and analyzing demographic, economic, housing, census and related urban issues data. Duties include collecting, analyzing, and disseminating information on trends in urban areas to be used in presentations, planning documents, funding requirements, grant development and administration, and policy development and implementation; assisting in the development of internet technologies, applications, and supporting materials; and completing mapping projects as assigned.
For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Community Development Research Analyst
A Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate curriculum which includes coursework in economics, statistics, urban studies, systems analysis, computer programming, and/or research methodology; plus three years of professional urban and regional planning experience conducting research on demographics, economic, housing and/or related issues. 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.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Working knowledge of geographic information systems (ArcGIS Pro/ArcGIS Online), database development (Access, SQL Server) Internet (HTML), and R statistical software.
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.
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.
Scoring Components and Their Weights
- Experience and Training: 100%
Residency Requirement: Saint Louis City residency is generally required within 120 days after a working test period is completed. Proof of residency will be requested.
Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies. Please submit application as soon as possible.
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