Applying To: Airfield Painter/Maintenance Worker
Dear applicants, in order to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Recruitment and Examination Section is suspending all written tests, performance tests and oral interviews until further notice. These examination components are being replaced with experience and training evaluations, which do not require physical contact. Please fully describe all of your qualifying education, training and experience on your applications. Thank you. The safety of all of our staff and applicants is our priority as we continue with our efforts to conduct merit based testing for staffing the City's Civil Service.
- Minimum: $36,478.00
- Maximum: $60,866.00
Nature of Work
Incumbents in this position repair, prime, paint and maintain a variety of airfield surfaces such as runways, taxiways, ramps, parking lots, signs and equipment.
For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Airfield Painter/Maintenance Worker
Two years of experience in the maintenance and repair of airport runways, taxiways, ramps, and grounds that includes priming, painting, repairing and maintaining a variety of airfield surface markings and signage. OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
License: Must possess and maintain a valid Missouri Commercial Driver’s License (Class B) with Passenger Bus and Tank Vehicle endorsements 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 at the Oral Interview. Candidates that do not have a Missouri driver’s license will be required to present a “Driving Record Check” from their State’s Department of Motor Vehicles. Candidates that do not have a Missouri Commercial Driver’s License (Class B) with Passenger Bus and Tank Vehicle endorsements at the time of hire must obtain them as a condition of successfully completing their working test period. Please note type of license, number, class, expiration date and State where issued on application.
A limited number of applicants may be scheduled for the Oral Interview based on an evaluation of their qualifying training and experience as listed on the Employment Application. Please fully describe your qualifying painting experience. 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 a 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 his/her DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or at the time of the Oral Interview. The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.
Employees assigned to St. Louis Lambert International Airport may be eligible for a commuting allowance of $141.00 bi-weekly. A ten year background investigation will be conducted in accordance with FAA regulations for positions at St. Louis Lambert International Airport.
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. Visit the City web site at http://stlouis-mo.gov/jobs
Examination Components and Their Weights
- Experience and Training: Pass/Fail
- Oral Interview: 100%
- Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
- Medical Examination: Pass/Fail
- Drug Screen: Pass/Fail
No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.
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