Applying To: Civil Engineer III

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  • Minimum: $57,356.00
  • Maximum: $85,904.00

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position provide professional civil engineering services and oversee the design, inspection and management of construction projects.  Duties include preparing technical engineering design plans and specifications for bridges, streets and buildings as well as reviewing plans provided by consultants; preparing projected cost estimates; supervising and inspecting construction projects; providing guidance and writing change orders; maintaining construction project notes and preparing project status reports.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Civil Engineer III

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, Inc.; plus four years of professional civil engineering experience.

Registration: Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Missouri.

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 application and be able to present it at time of the Oral Interview.  Applicants who do not have a Missouri driver’s license will have to present a “Driving Record Check” from their State’s Department of Motor Vehicles at the time of the Oral Interview.

Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted at the time of the Oral Interview.

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 on the application.  Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.  Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application.

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 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 the 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%

No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.

O.C. 2805
July 23, 2018
Reopened 10/24/18
Reopened 01/25/19
4243-16G (No Wav)

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