Applying To: Stationary Engineer (Per Performance)

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Positions are paid on an hourly basis, are not eligible for the Employee Benefits Program and do not require City residency. 

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position operate, maintain and repair stationary engines and mechanical equipment to provide utilities or power for buildings and industrial processes.  Work involves shift, weekend and holiday assignments; therefore, candidates must be available for shift work.  

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Stationary Engineer

Minimum Qualifications

Licenses:  Applicants must possess and maintain all of the following while employed by the City of St. Louis: a current Stationary Engineer’s License (Class II Restricted) issued by the City of St. Louis and a valid driver's license.  Copies of licenses must be submitted with the Employment Application.  If you apply online, please submit a copy of your Stationary Engineer’s License (Class II Restricted) and, driver's license under separate cover to the Department of Personnel, 1114 Market Street, Room 700, St. Louis, MO 63101, Attention: Joyce Landrum.  Applicants who do not possess a Missouri driver's license must also submit a "Driving Record Check" from their State's Department of Motor Vehicles.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  A current Class I Stationary Engineer's License issued by the City of St. Louis.  Two years of experience in the operation of high pressure boilers, chillers in excess of 500 tons, building automation systems, emergency generators or related equipment.

The Employment History and Educational/Training History sections of the Employment Application must be completed.   Include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment.  Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.  Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. 

MEDICAL:  Candidates will be required to pass a "Drug Screen" as part of the 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.

A ten year background investigation will be conducted in accordance with FAA regulations for positions at St. Louis Lambert International Airport.

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. 2707
January 08, 2018
Reopened 08/08/18

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