City of St. Louis Department of Personnel Recreation Leader in St. Louis, Missouri
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Dear applicants, in order to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Recruitment and Examination Section is suspending all written tests, performance tests and oral interviews until further notice. These examination components are being replaced with experience and training evaluations, which do not require physical contact. Please fully describe all of your qualifying education, training and experience on your applications. Thank you. The safety of all of our staff and applicants is our priority as we continue with our efforts to conduct merit based testing for staffing the City's Civil Service.
Nature of Work
Incumbents in this position are responsible for organizing and conducting a variety of sports activities, games and leagues at a City community center. Duties include planning, organizing, coaching and overseeing football, basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, volleyball, and cheerleading for Recreation Division youth athletic programs, setting up equipment and maintaining records.
For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Recreation Leader
Successful completion of thirty semester hours of college credit in Recreation, Physical Education, or a Social Science; plus one year of experience administering recreation programs. OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
A transcript of qualifying educational achievement must be submitted with the Employment Application. Candidates who apply online can send their transcript to: Department of Personnel, Examination Section, 1114 Market Street, Room 700, St. Louis, MO 63101 Attention: Aaron Swearngin.
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 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 training 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/carelessly completed applications will not be considered.
MEDICAL: Candidates will be required to pass a "Drug Screen" as part of their medical examination.
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 http://stlouis-mo.gov/jobs
Examination Components and Their Weights
Experience and Training: 100%
Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
Drug Screen: Pass/Fail
July 08, 2020
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