Applying To: Program Coordinator (Crime Victim Advocate)
- Minimum: $42,978.00
- Maximum: $67,184.00
Incumbents in this position are responsible for conducting outreach with victims and witnesses of crimes in order to connect them to community service providers such as law enforcement interview advocacy, crisis intervention, emotional support, safety planning, and assistance filing for Missouri’s Crime Victim Compensation Program.
For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Program Coordinator
A Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Social Work or a related field; plus two years of experience working with victims of crime or those in crisis. OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
License: Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license while employed by the City of St. Louis. Please note type of license, number, class and expiration date on the Employment Application.
Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted upon request.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s degree in a Social Science; experience administering and monitoring grants with GMS reporting OR experience working in the criminal justice 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 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. 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 their DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or upon request. The Director of Personnel may, in their discretion, accept alternate documentation.
CITY RESIDENTS PREFERENCE POINTS: City residents who pass an examination for a position in the classified service and do not receive any other preference will receive a five (5) point preference on a scale of 100 points on the exam. An additional one (1) point shall be added to the passing score of City residents who receive any other preference on a scale of 100 points. City residents must have resided in the City for at least one (1) year at the time of filing their application to be eligible for the preference points.
Some positions may require candidates to pass a “Character Investigation” prior to appointment.
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.
Scoring Components and Their Weights
- Experience and Training: 100%
- Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
Residency Requirement: Saint Louis City residency is generally required within 120 days after a working test period is completed. Proof of residency will be requested.
Reopened May 24, 2023
Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies. Please submit application as soon as possible.
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