Applying To: Water Maintenance Foreman

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Notice:

Dear applicants, in order to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Recruitment and Examination Section is suspending all written tests, performance tests and oral interviews until further notice. These examination components are being replaced with experience and training evaluations, which do not require physical contact. Please fully describe all of your qualifying education, training and experience on your applications. Thank you. The safety of all of our staff and applicants is our priority as we continue with our efforts to conduct merit based testing for staffing the City's Civil Service.

Salary

  • Minimum: $46,202.00
  • Maximum: $56,888.00

City residency requirement may be waived for this position.

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position supervise the daily operations of a crew installing, repairing and maintaining water valves, mains, hydrants and fittings and ensure the safety of the crew and equipment. Examples of duties include: estimating time and material needed for completing projects, reading and interpreting blue prints and sketches pertaining to water systems and general construction and preparing written reports of work completed. Positions require shift, weekend and holiday assignments, mandatory overtime and 24-hour emergency call.  Candidates must provide their availability for shift and weekend assignments on the Availability Section of the Employment Application.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Water Maintenance Foreman

Minimum Qualifications

Two years of experience in the installation, maintenance and repair of water mains, valves and fittings, fire hydrants, sewer and chemical lines, cleaning/maintenance of water settling basins and grounds maintenance activities. OR an equivalent combination of training and experience. 

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 the application and be able to present license upon request. Please note type of license, number, class and expiration date on the Employment Application.

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. Include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment.

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.

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 http://stlouis-mo.gov/jobs

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: 100%
  • Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
  • Medical Examination: Pass/Fail

O.C. 3182
November 30, 2020
3517-13G

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