Applying To: Account Clerk II

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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 perform a variety of bookkeeping and clerical duties to support the fiscal management activities of City departments/agencies.  

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Account Clerk

Minimum Qualifications

Three years of experience performing bookkeeping/accounting duties; OR an Associate’s degree or sixty semester hours in Accounting or Business Administration including the successful completion of nine semester hours in Accounting; plus one year of experience performing bookkeeping/accounting duties; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Prior experience must demonstrate familiarity with PC-based spreadsheet software such as Excel and word processing software such as Microsoft Word.

Transcript of college coursework must be submitted with the Employment Application.  Applications submitted without proper documentation will be eliminated. If you apply online, please submit your documentation under separate cover  to: Department of Personnel, 1114 Market Street, Room 700, St. Louis, MO  63101.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  Experience working with grant-funded programs.

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.  Include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.  Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application

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:  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

Examination Components and Their Weights

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

No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.

O.C. 3054
December 24, 2019
1142-11G (No Wav)

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