Applying To: Clerk Typist

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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: $31,200.00
  • Maximum: $40,196.00

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position perform clerical support duties including data entry, typing and customer service that requires the use of a computer and other office equipment.  Duties may include: responding to inquires by telephone, email and in person; updating databases and records and generating reports.

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

Minimum Qualifications

A high school diploma or General Educational Development (G.E.D.) certificate; plus two years of recent, full-time paid clerical/secretarial work experience; OR, graduation from an accredited two year secretarial college/office assistant program; OR, an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  

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.

Some positions may require candidates to pass a “Character Investigation” prior to appointment. As part of the “Character Investigation”, candidates must meet the minimum screening requirements for certification to access the Regional Justice Information System (REJIS) and must maintain said certification while employed by the City of St. Louis.

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 website at http://stlouis-mo.gov/jobs

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: 100%

O.C. 3204
January 11, 2021
1122-9G

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