Applying To: Fleet Maintenance Technician III (Diesel Truck/Equipment Mechanic)

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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: $49,972.00
  • Maximum: $63,700.00

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will start at $49,972 annually. Applicants who have ASE “Master Medium/Heavy Truck Technician” certification through the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence will be paid at the minimum of $54,626 annually. Proof of A.S.E. certification must be submitted upon request.

This position is selected for the Hiring Incentive Program. The incentive shall be in the amount of one thousand five hundred dollars ($1500.00). The hiring incentive will be paid (if funds are available) by the Department/Division which appoints the applicant.

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position are responsible for repairing, overhauling and maintaining automotive and heavy equipment and vehicles.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Fleet Maintenance Technician III

Minimum Qualifications

Three years of experience diagnosing, repairing and maintaining heavy trucks (over 25,000 lb. GVW) or comparable heavy equipment and/or construction equipment, automobiles, and landscaping equipment. OR graduation from a trade school or junior college program in the repair and maintenance of heavy trucks and/or construction equipment and one year of experience diagnosing, repairing and maintaining heavy trucks (over 25,000 lb. GVW) or comparable heavy equipment and/or construction equipment, automobiles, and landscaping equipment. OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  Employees must furnish their own set of hand tools.

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

License: Incumbents must possess and maintain a valid Missouri CDL (Class A or B) while employed by the City of St. Louis.  Candidates that have a CDL permit at the time of application must obtain a valid CDL (Class A or B) as a condition of successfully completing their working test period. Please note type of license, number, class, expiration date, and State where issued on the Employment Application.

When completing the Employment History and the Educational/Training History sections of the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your education, 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. Include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment.

MEDICAL:  The pre-employment medical exam will include a drug/alcohol screen and subsequent random drug/alcohol testing in accordance with D.O.T. regulations

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
  • Medical Examination: Pass/Fail

No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.

O.C. 3148
September 22, 2020
3263-37T (No Wav)

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