Applying To: Executive Assistant I (Office of the Director of Public Safety)

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Department: Public Safety Director


  • Minimum: $58,214.00
  • Maximum: $91,156.00

Position Specifications

The incumbent in this position will be responsible for researching and monitoring developing crime trends, and assessing critical incidents for the Department of Public Safety.  Examples of work include representing the department and participating in a variety of meetings with governmental entities, community groups, businesses, and media representatives regarding departmental matters; developing and presenting reports and information on department/division matters and issues; receiving and resolving complaints; may prepare/assist in the preparation and monitoring of contracts, agreements, and requests for proposals, as well as drafting ordinances and legislation.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Executive Assistant I

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration, social sciences, or a related field; plus four years of experience as a current or former police officer, which must include knowledge of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Department of Corrections, and Civilian Oversight Board functions and investigations.  Qualifying experience must include at least 2 years of experience in a supervisory capacity.   

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Extensive experience as a first-line supervisor in public safety as a first responder is highly preferred. 

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.

Scoring Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: 100%

O.C. 3679

May 01, 2023

Reopened September 15, 2023


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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