Applying To: Painter

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Notice:

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.

Salary

  • Minimum: $36,478.00
  • Maximum: $60,866.00

Applicants who meet the minimum experience and training requirements will start at $36,478.  Applicants who have successfully completed a bona fide apprenticeship program registered with the Department of Labor and obtained journeyman status will start at $47,684. Proof of successful completion of a bona fide apprenticeship program registered with the Department of Labor and journeyman status must be submitted with the Employment Application.

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position are responsible for preparing, priming and painting a variety of surfaces such as building interiors/exteriors, bridges, parking lots, traffic markings, signs and equipment.

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

Minimum Qualifications

Three years of experience as a commercial painter including work operating spray painting machines and compressors or work operating paint equipment on a paint-lining truck; OR completion of a recognized Painter apprenticeship program.   OR an equivalent combination of training and experience.

License:  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.   Please note type of license, number, class, and expiration date on the Employment Application.

When completing the Employment History Section of the application, please carefully describe your work experience involving the operating of mechanical spray painting equipment, compressors, paint-lining equipment and hand guns. Your 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.  Include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment 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. 

MEDICAL:  A "Drug/Alcohol Screen" will be administered as a 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.  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 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: 100%
  • Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
  • Medical Examination: Pass/Fail

No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.

O.C. 3096
March 26, 2020
3242-36T (No Wav)

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