Applying To: Concrete Finisher

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  • Minimum: $36,478.00
  • Maximum: $60,866.00

Applicants who meet the minimum experience and training requirements will start at $36,478 annually.  Applicants who have successfully completed a bona fide apprenticeship program registered with the Department of Labor and obtained journeyman status will start at $47,684 annually. Proof of successful completion of a bona fide apprenticeship program registered with the Department of Labor and journeyman status must be submitted at the time of the Oral Interview.

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position are responsible for performing cement finishing and masonry duties placing and finishing all types of concrete structures including: streets, alleys, ADA ramps, sidewalks, curbs and stairs.  Incumbents must be able to design and construct concrete forms, read construction drawings and prepare daily work reports detailing the use of time, materials and manpower.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Concrete Finisher

Minimum Qualifications

Two years of experience in placing and finishing Portland cement concrete.  Must be skilled in the use of floats, trowels, screeds, finishing machines, edgers, groovers and other tools associated with concrete work. Ability to operate a pavement breaker.

License: Incumbents must possess and maintain a valid Missouri CDL (Class A or B) 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 it at the time of the Oral Interview.  Please note type of license, number, class and expiration date on the Employment Application.  Applicants who do not possess a Missouri driver’s license will be required to present a “Driving Record Check” from their State’s Department of Motor Vehicles.  Applicants who do not possess a CDL must be able to obtain a CDL (Class B) by completion of the working test period.

A limited number of applicants may be scheduled for the Oral Interview based on an evaluation of their qualifying education, training and experience as listed on the Employment Application.  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:  A “Drug Screen” will be administered 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 Certificates of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or at the time of the Oral Interview.  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 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: Pass/Fail
  • Oral Interview: 100%
  • Medical Examination: Pass/Fail

No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.

O.C. 2807
July 27, 2018
3283-36T (No Wav)

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