Applying To: Transportation Center Operations Specialist

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Department: Comptroller's Office


  • Minimum: $34,684.00
  • Maximum: $52,260.00

This examination's eligible list will be used for filling both permanent and permanent per performance vacancies.  Per performance positions do not require City residency, are exempt from employee benefits and are paid $16.58 hourly.

Position Specifications

Incumbents in this position answer questions, provide information, give directions to the traveling public, interact with facility lessees, inspect property for maintenance and security needs and are responsible for oversight of the contract operations at the City of St. Louis Gateway Transportation Center. Work involves shift, weekend and holiday assignments; therefore, candidates must be available for shift work. Candidates must provide their availability for shift and weekend assignments on the Availability Section of the Employment Application. A shift differential is paid to full-time employees working evening and night shifts. Incumbents can expect to rotate shifts every six weeks.

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

Minimum Qualifications

Two years of experience in transportation, facilities or property management; OR two years of experience in security/public safety; OR an equivalent combination of training and experience.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: At least two years of previous supervisory experience.

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

O.C. 3880

March 15, 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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