Applying To: Specialist on Aging
- Minimum: $37,492.00
- Maximum: $58,604.00
Incumbents in this position are responsible for coordinating and monitoring a variety of support programs for the St. Louis Area Agency on Aging (SLAAA) so that older adults can remain independent. Duties include promoting agency programs and referral services; researching and applying for additional resources; monitoring services and contractors and providing technical assistance. Positions require some travel and weekend and evening assignments. Candidates must provide their availability for weekend and evening assignments on the Availability Section of the Employment Application.
For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Specialist on Aging II
A Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Gerontology, Occupational Therapy, or a related field; plus one year of experience in the social services field working with senior citizens. OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted upon request.
License: Must possess and maintain a valid Missouri driver’s license while employed by the City of St. Louis. Must possess a valid driver's license at the time of filing application and be able to present license upon request.
Previous experience working with an agency on aging or working in the community health field with senior citizens.
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.
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.
Scoring Components and Their Weights
- Experience and Training: 100%
- Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
Reopened February 16, 2022
Reopened March 22, 2023
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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