Applying To: Payroll Specialist III

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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: $33,020.00
  • Maximum: $51,610.00

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position process bi-weekly payroll and act as a coordinator for all employee payroll activity as well as advise payroll personnel in other departments on payroll rules and regulations and maintain personnel records.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Payroll Specialist III

Minimum Qualifications

A high school diploma or General Educational Development (G.E.D.) certificate; plus three years of clerical experience that includes preparation and processing of payroll. OR an equivalent combination of training and experience.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  Proficiency in the use of a computerized payroll system.

When completing the Employment History and the Educational/Training History sections of the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your 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. 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.  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 http://stlouis-mo.gov/jobs

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: 100%
  • Character Investigation: Pass/Fail

No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.

O.C. 3104
April 22, 2020
1174-12G (No Wav)

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