Applying To: Water Maintenance Foreman
- Minimum: $47,580.00
- Maximum: $58,604.00
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
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, education and training as shown on the application. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. When completing the Employment History section of the application, include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.
MEDICAL: Candidates will be required to pass an oral swab "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 their DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or upon request. The Director of Personnel may, in their discretion, accept alternate documentation.
CITY RESIDENTS PREFERENCE POINTS: City residents who pass an examination for a position in the classified service and do not receive any other preference will receive a five (5) point preference on a scale of 100 points on the exam. An additional one (1) point shall be added to the passing score of City residents who receive any other preference on a scale of 100 points. City residents must have resided in the City for at least one (1) year at the time of filing their application to be eligible for the preference points.
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.
Examination Components and Their Weights
- Experience and Training: 100%
- Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
- Medical Examination: Pass/Fail
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