Applying To: Commissioner of the Civilian Oversight Board

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  • Minimum: $62,946.00
  • Maximum: $98,670.00

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position are responsible for directing and coordinating the operations of the Civilian Oversight Board of the City of St. Louis, including the management and supervision of investigative and administrative staff assigned to the unit. Duties will include coordinating the activities of the Civilian Oversight Board; overseeing preparation of reports and recommendations; serving as liaison between the Civilian Oversight Board Members, the Director of the Department of Public Safety, the Office of the Mayor, the City Counselor's Office, the Board of Alderman, the Police Division and the community.   

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Commissioner of the Civilian Oversight Board

Minimum Qualifications

 A Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice  Administration, Law Enforcement, Public Safety Management, Social Science or a closely related field; plus four years of  experience in the field of public or private administration conducting investigations, or in the practice of law. Qualifying experience must include management or employee supervision. OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted with the Employment Application or at the time of the Oral Interview.


A limited number of applicants may be scheduled for the Oral Interview based on an evaluation of their qualifying education, training and experience as listed on the Employment Application. Complete the Employment History and Educational/Training History sections of the Employment Application even if you submit a resume. 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 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.

Last Date For Filing Application Is September 27, 2019

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: Pass/Fail
  • Oral Interview: 100%

No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.

O.C. 2997
August 23, 2019
2179-17M (No Wav)

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