Applying To: Telecommunications Specialist

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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: $43,628.00
  • Maximum: $65,234.00

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position are responsible for performing work in the administration, analysis and review of the City's telecommunications systems. Duties include: coordinating moves, additions and changes to existing telephone service; authorizing service calls for repairs; writing technical specifications for new systems, and participating in reviews of proposals for new telephone systems.

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

Minimum Qualifications

Two years of experience in the telecommunications (telephone) industry that includes considerable work with central office-based equipment, VOIP systems and PBX/key systems. Experience must indicate the ability to analyze needs for equipment and services and develop proposals to meet those needs. OR An Associate’s degree in Telecommunications or two years of formal technical training in telecommunications. OR an equivalent combination of education, 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 and be able to present it upon request. Please note type of license, number, class and expiration date on the Employment Application.

Documentation of academic credentials (if applicable) must be submitted upon request.

When completing the application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your experience, training and education relating to this position. 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. 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:  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%

No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.

O.C. 3138
August 31, 2020
1853-14G (No Wav)

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