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Structural Specialist - Carpentry

Company: St. Louis County, MO
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Salary : $34,548.80 - $57,865.60 Annually

Location : Throughout St. Louis County, MO

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Number: 2024-00139

Department: Parks and Recreation

Opening Date: 05/20/2024

Closing Date: 6/9/2024 11:59 PM Central


The position is located at the Jefferson Barracks Trades Building 345 Gark Rd, St. Louis, MO. The shift is 1st shift 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Monday - Friday.

St. Louis County offers a competitive benefits package and a generous Paid Time Off (PTO) policy. To learn more about these and other County benefits, please visit

St. Louis County Government is a qualified agency for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program managed by the Federal Government. For more information regarding this program, please visit

Examples of Duties

Essential Function Examples

Perform carpentry work in the construction, maintenance or repair of structures and fixtures.

Perform preparation work, taping, painting, wall covering installation and wood finishing of facilities.

Provide technical expertise and guidance in the area of construction, maintenance support and repair for buildings and facilities.

Marginal Function Examples

Manage supplies and equipment inventories for a designated work area.

Perform other duties as required or assigned.

This document defines the job class as a whole and provides examples of work that may typically be performed by the assigned positions. It does not represent any single position.

Minimum Qualifications

Equivalent to graduation from an accredited technical trade school or completion of an appropriate trades apprenticeship, and four years of experience in building construction, renovation or construction maintenance.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid Drivers License.

Additional Information

SELECTION AND APPOINTMENT: A selection committee will evaluate the qualifications of each applicant which will include recentness and appropriateness of the applicant's education and experience, answers to the supplemental questions, results of employment references investigated and any other appropriate information available.

The selection committee will admit to the interview only those persons who possess the most job related qualifications and may establish admittance criteria beyond the minimum qualifications stated above. The interview will comprise 100% of the applicant's earned grade. A candidate must earn a qualifying grade of 70 or more on the interview to be eligible for appointment. After initial interviews with the selected candidates are conducted, an email will be sent to the address on file with instructions on how to complete and submit a Conviction Questionnaire. Candidates have 3 days to complete the required questionnaire.

The five top ranking candidates, based on the final grade, will be certified to the Department Director/Appointing Authority who will make the final decision.

All applicants conditionally offered a merit position will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Screening will be performed by a reputable clinical laboratory. The cost of screening will be covered by the County.

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants interested in applying for this position should visit our website at We only accept On-line applications.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY: The policy of the Civil Service Commission of St. Louis County is to support fair and equitable employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veterans' status or political affiliation. Call the Division of Personnel at (314) 615-5429 for more information on this policy.
St. Louis County
Division of Personnel, 7th FloorClayton, MO 63105
(314) 615-5429
Relay MO 711 or 800-735-2966
An Equal Opportunity EmployerFax: (314) 615-7703

St. Louis County offers its employees many excellent benefits with paid medical insurance, 20 days of PTO (paid time off) the first year and increasing with seniority, and 11 paid holidays. Employees hired for full time employment will participate in the St. Louis County retirement plan where they contribute 4% of their salary to the defined benefit plan with vesting after 7 years. Other benefits include: paid life insurance, a credit union, 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, pre-tax premium pay plan, dependent care and medical expense reimbursement plans, and short and long term disability insurance.

In addition to these benefits, as of January 1, 2023, St. Louis County approved up to 480 hours of paid parental leave for eligible employees welcoming new children, either by birth or adoption. The employee can also take up to 80 hours of leave for prenatal care and up to 80 hours for care of the child within the first year.

Please click to view all of our benefits.


Do you have a current valid driver's license?

  • Yes
  • No


    Has your driver's license ever been suspended or revoked?
    • Yes
    • No


      How many moving violations have you had in the last three years?


      Do you possess a technical degree? (If so, name the type of degree, school and dates of attendance and date of graduation.)


      Why are you interested in this position?


      Discuss the education/experience that you possess that you feel best suits you for this position.


      Discuss a specific time when you had a difference of opinion with someone on how to best complete a project. How did you resolve it?

      Required Question

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