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Heavy Equipment Operator II

Company: City of St. Louis Department of Personnel
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Heavy Equipment Operator II

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+ Minimum: $31,304.00

+ Maximum: $47,502.00

City residency requirement may be waived for this position.

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position operate a wide variety of heavy equipment on maintenance projects for city streets, parks and utilities such as: double and single axle dump trucks, flushers, street sweepers, cement trucks, loaders, backhoes, snow plows, cranes and other department equipment. These positions require availability for 24-hour snow call.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Heavy Equipment Operator II

Minimum Qualifications

Two years of experience in the operation of heavy and specialized automotive equipment. Successful completion of a Commercial Driver's License training program may substitute for one year of the required experience. OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

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

When completing the application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your experience, training and education relating to this position, particularly your experience driving heavy and specialized vehicles. 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. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. 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.

MEDICAL: The pre-employment medical exam will include a drug screen and subsequent random drug and alcohol testing will be conducted 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

Examination Components and Their Weights

+ Experience and Training: 100%

+ Character Investigation: Pass/Fail

+ Medical Examination: Pass/Fail

O.C. 2972

July 23, 2019 Reopened 10/17/19


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