Applying To: Fleet Maintenance Technician IV

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Department: Board of Public Service - Equipment Services


  • Minimum: $55,666.00
  • Maximum: $70,616.00

Applicants who have A.S.E. "Master Medium/Heavy Truck Technician" certification through the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence will be paid at a minimum of $60,970 annually.  Proof of A.S.E. certification must be submitted with the Employment Application.

Position Specifications

Incumbents in this position are responsible for performing lead worker repairs, overhauls and maintenance for automotive and heavy equipment and vehicles.  Other duties include assigning and reviewing work, training new mechanics and maintaining records.


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

Minimum Qualifications

Four 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. 

Employees must furnish their own set of hand tools. 

License: Incumbents must posses and maintain a valid Missouri driver’s license while employed by the City of St. Louis. Applicants must possess a valid driver's license at the time of filing application and be able to present it upon request.  Some positions require a valid Commercial Driver's License or CDL permit (Class A or B) to be considered.  Please note type of license, number, class and expiration date 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 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

Scoring Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: 100%
  • Service Rating: Pass/Fail

O.C. 3765

October 11, 2023

Reopened February 08, 2024


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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