City of St. Louis Department of Personnel Water Maintenance Foreman in St. Louis, Missouri

Water Maintenance Foreman

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  • Minimum: $41,626.00

  • Maximum: $56,888.00

Normal entry salary is $41,626.

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.

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 at the time of the Oral Interview. Please note type of license, number, class and expiration date on the Employment Application. Applicants who do not possess a Missouri driver’s license will be required to present a “Driving Record Check” from their State’s Department of Motor Vehicles.

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.

A limited number of applicants may be scheduled for the Oral Interview based on an evaluation of their qualifying 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.

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 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%

  • Character Investigation: Pass/Fail

  • Medical Examination: Pass/Fail

No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.

O.C. 2829

September 07, 2018

3517-13G (No Wav)

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