Lake Saint Louis Looking for Community Development Director, Assistant City Administrator

Lake Saint Louis Civic Center

The City of Lake Saint Louis has several city staff positions open, including Community Development Director, Assistant City Administrator, and Assistant Public Works Director.

The position of Community Development Director is open after the recent retirement of Steve Schertel. According to the job description, the Community Development Director “directs and oversees planning activities for the city: reviews and analyzes proposals and development plans; drafts comments and reports for consideration by the Planning and Zoning Commission and Board of Aldermen; makes recommendations as requested.” This is a salaried, full-time position that pays $81,634 to $91,838 per year and offers full benefits and requires a bachelor’s degree and three to five years experience.

Eric Sterman, the current assistant city administrator, has accepted the position of city administrator for the City of Sunset Hills, leaving that position open.

The assistant city administrator “performs high level administrative, technical and professional work in assisting the City Administrator in planning and coordinating the administration of city government including managing the Human Resources function and Information Technology Department; coordinate Economic Development and annexation activities. Provides administrative and support services for marketing, communications, and public relations activities as well as special projects assigned by the City Administrator.” This is also a full-time, salaried position with benefits that pays $73,956 to $83,201 per year, and requires a bachelor’s degree in public administration or a related field.

In addition to those positions, the city is also looking for an assistant public works director, a part-time building inspector, and a part-time street maintenance worker.

  • Assistant director of public works: “. . . responsible for performing management duties related to Facilities Management including, planning, budgeting, and supervision of routine maintenance, and emergency maintenance of City Hall/PD and Public Works.” Full-time, $54,990 per year with benefits. Requires bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or related field.
  • Building inspector: “. . .responsible primarily for conducting structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing inspections of new residential construction.” Part time, averages 29 hours per week, pays $21.70 per hour. Some paid time off and sick leave. Requires high school diploma or GED, three years building inspection experience.
  • Street maintenance worker: “. . . responsible for performing street maintenance and repair duties in support of department operations.” Part time, averages 29 hours per week, pays $15.23 per hour. Some paid time off and sick leave. Requires high school diploma or GED, one year related experience.

Applications are available on the city website.