Applying To: Construction Equipment Foreman II

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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.


  • Minimum: $43,810.00
  • Maximum: $72,982.00

Applicants who meet the minimum experience and training requirements will start at $43,810 annually.  Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications and have successfully completed a bona fide apprenticeship program registered with the Department of Labor and obtained journeyman status will start at $57,278 annually. Proof of completion of apprenticeship program and journeyman status must be submitted at the time of filing application.

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position supervise a wide variety of construction equipment and labor crews used in the construction, maintenance and repair of City streets, parks and utilities through subordinate supervisory personnel.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Construction Equipment Foreman II

Minimum Qualifications

Five years of experience in the operation and maintenance of heavy construction equipment such as millers, pavers, rollers, crawler loaders, backhoes, bulldozers, cable cranes, emulsion and fuel tank trucks, boom trucks, floats, other various fleet vehicles and related construction equipment.

License: Incumbents must possess a valid Missouri Commercial Driver’s License Class B at the time of filing application. Incumbents must obtain a valid Missouri Commercial Driver’s License Class A with X (Hazmat and Tanker) endorsement by completion of the working test period and maintain it thereafter as a condition of employment. Please note type of CDL license, number, class, expiration date, and State where issued on the Employment Application.

When completing the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your experience, training and education relating to the operation and maintenance of heavy construction equipment and types of equipment operated. Your experience and training described on the Employment Application will be used to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications for this position and to compute your Experience and Training evaluation. 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.  The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.

Last Date For Filing Application Is April 10, 2020

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: 100%
  • Service Rating: Pass/Fail

No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.

PROM 3093
March 19, 2020
3335-40T (No Wav)

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