Applying To: Lead Abatement 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: $31,304.00
- Maximum: $47,502.00
Nature of Work
Incumbents in this position are responsible for removing lead-based paint from buildings and homes and performing repair work. Employees will be required to submit to testing of toxic blood levels on a monthly basis and must follow all revised City Lead Detoxification Program procedures and safety protocols.
For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Lead Abatement Worker
One year of experience working in lead abatement, asbestos abatement, housing repair or inspection, or environmental remediation work. OR, successful completion of an Environmental Remediation Technician program. OR, an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Licenses: Must possess a valid Missouri Lead Abatement Worker License while employed by the City of St. Louis. Applicants who do not possess a Missouri Lead Abatement Worker License at the time of filing application must obtain said license by completion of the working test period. 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 licenses, numbers, classes and expiration dates on the Employment Application.
Certifications: Must become EAP and RRP certified by completion of the working test period.
Proof of successful completion of an Environmental Remediation Technician program (if applicable) must be provided upon request.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of painting, drywall installation and door and window removal/installation techniques. Experience scraping and removing lead based paints from homes. Experience using saws, hammers, electric drills, scrapers and HEPA vacuums.
MEDICAL: Candidates will be required to pass a "Drug Screen" as part of the medical examination.
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.
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. Include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment.
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 website at http://stlouis-mo.gov/jobs
Examination Components and Their Weights
- Experience and Training: 100%
- Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
- Medical Examination: Pass/Fail
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