Applying To: Labor Foreman I (Refuse Collector Trainer)

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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: $33,020.00
  • Maximum: $51,610.00

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position train the Refuse Division's Heavy Equipment Operators in the safe operation and maintenance of heavy automotive equipment used for the collection and disposal of residential waste. 

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

Minimum Qualifications

Three years of experience operating heavy and specialized vehicles to collect and dispose of residential waste.

License:  Incumbents must possess and maintain a valid Missouri Commercial Driver’s License (Class A or B) while employed by the City of St. Louis.  Please note type of license, number, class, expiration date and State where issued on the Employment Application.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  Previous experience training employees in the operation and maintenance of heavy automotive equipment for the purposes of refuse/waste collection.

When completing the application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your experience and training relating to this position, particularly your experience driving heavy and specialized vehicles for refuse/waste collection. Your experience and training described on the Employment Application will be used to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications for this position and to compute your Experience and Training evaluation. Applicants must provide explanation for all changes in employment and any gaps in their employment history on the application. 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.  The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.

Last Date For Filing Application Is April 10, 2020

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: 100%
  • Service Rating: Pass/Fail

No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.

PROM 3092
March 19, 2020
3121-12G (No Wav)

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