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Career Central: St. Louis needs 911 dispatchers, CDL certified drivers

Also, free Metro passes are still available to city residents between the ages of 13 and 25.

ST. LOUIS — City Streets Dept. needs drivers with CDL certification

The St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment (SLATE) and the City of St. Louis are teaming up to fill open positions in the Streets Department.

Last week's job fair was a big success, and another will be held Tuesday, Aug. 30.

Plan to drop by the WOHL Recreation Center, 1515 Kingshighway Boulevard, St. Louis, Missouri 63113, between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

The city urgently needs individuals with commercial driver’s license (CDL) certification. In some cases, SLATE and the City of St. Louis may facilitate the CDL training at no cost to the participant.

At the fair, learn about open positions and benefits offered to new hires and get information on career training and job search services at SLATE.

For a complete list of available positions, visit the City of St. Louis website.

SLATE will also distribute free Gateway Go Transportation passes to eligible City youth.

Click here to register.

For more information, call (314) 589-8000, or click here.

Hire-X job fair Wed., Aug. 31

Hire-X is hosting a virtual job fair this week.

Interview with more than 40 companies in just three hours.

It happens Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and is open to anyone looking for a new job or just looking to explore new opportunities.

For more information, click here.

FedEx Express is looking for delivery and pickup drivers, customer service agents and package handlers in St. Louis

If you’re looking to work in a high-energy, fast-paced, environment with competitive pay and flexible shifts, FedEx Express is hiring.

Benefits include health care, 401(k), paid vacation and holidays and opportunities to further your career and your education.

These jobs are located at the Earth City, Chouteau and Hanley Road locations, with starting pay based on position ranging from $13.94 to $19.10 per hour.

All applicants must pass a criminal background and drug screen check.

Drivers must be 21.

Click here to apply.

911 dispatchers needed in St. Louis

The City of St. Louis is looking for 911 dispatchers.

Pay starts around $20 an hour with good benefits.

Click here for more information.

The job involves receiving and evaluating telephone calls in the police division's 911 call center, dispatching police units, redirecting calls to EMS dispatch, fire equipment dispatch or other agencies, and performing REJIS (Regional Justice Information System) and MULES (Missouri Uniform Law Enforcement System) searches for missing and wanted/warrant vehicle and person records.

City of St. Louis, SLATE continue to distribute free transportation passes to eligible city youth 

The St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment (SLATE) continues to  accept applications for the Gateway Go Youth Transit program.

Funded through the American Rescue Plan Act, the program offers free transit for 3,000 city residents ages 13-25 through the rest of 2022. Previously, passes only ran through the summer months.

This expansion of the Gateway Go Youth Transit program will widen access for youth, whether going to work, school or other activities that promote well-being, advancement and career development.

If you're interested, you'll need to pre-register here.

After registering, SLATE will follow up with individuals to schedule times to visit the SLATE offices at 1520 Market Street to apply.

If eligible, applicants will receive their transit passes on the spot during their visit. Those under 17 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

Applicants must present proof of age, proof of residence as well as proof of income or reside in a Qualified Census Tract (QCT).

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