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Waterman I
City Engineer

Waterman I

The City of Union is seeking a team-oriented Individual for the position of Waterman I in the Public Works Department.  Applicants will be required to obtain a class A CDL with airbrakes and tanker endorsements within 6 months of employment.  Must have high school diploma or G.E.D and possess good math skills.  Also, must be able to perform duties outdoors, such as heavy lifting and shoveling, in all weather extremes and be available for after hours, on call situations, and some weekends. Qualified candidate must pass pre-employment background check, drug screen, and pre-employment physical. Starting salary $14.78 per hour with a generous benefits package. Interested candidates may obtain an employment application and a complete job description at:

 City Hall – Administration Office
10 East Locust St.
Union, MO. 63084

 Position open until filled.

Drug Free Workplace
 City of Union is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer



City Engineer

Enforce City of Union Construction Codes, Provide Engineering inspection on Public Works projects, Provide Engineering opinion to elected officials and City Staff.  Review engineering drawings to determine compliance with City Codes.  Acquisition of Right of Way and Easements.  Other duties as assigned.  Position title includes, Building Official, Floodplain Manager, Zoning Officer

Pay Range
Dependent on qualifications

Days and Hours
Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Bachelors of Science degree in Engineering, Civil preferred.  Registered as a Professional Engineer in the State of Missouri

Job Context

Status:  Full Time
FLSA:  Exempt
Department:  Engineering/Building
Immediate Supervisor:  City Administrator
Frequency of Supervision:  Daily
Number of Supervised Employees:  2
Type of work schedule:  regular hours, year round
Frequency of Overtime:  N/A
Frequency of Night work:  must attend 4 meetings after hours monthly
Shift Position:   N/A
On Call Status:  On call for emergencies
Percentage of Work indoors:  60%
Percentage of work outdoors:  40%
Types of accountabilities:  Legal, Professional, Safety
Exposure to chemicals/hazardous materials:  Frequent
Applicable chemicals/hazardous materials:  Exhaust, diesel fuel, gasoline, tar, asphalt, paint, herbicides, pesticides, wastewater, chlorine
Average stress level of this position:  Above Average
Physical work associated with this position:  Digging, sitting, climbing, bending, stretching, lifting, carrying

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Interested parties shall submit resume and application to:

City of Union
Attn:  Kristin Straatmann, Executive Assistant
10 East Locust Street
Union, Missouri  63084

Drug Free Workplace

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