Employment Opportunities

Description :

The Maryland Heights Public Works Department is seeking applicants for a part-time engineer intern to perform pavement inspections and other related engineering duties. This position works from 7:00am until 3:30 pm Monday through Friday. The majority of the work is performed outside, but some work will be done in an office environment. The starting pay for this position is $15.00 per hour and the term of employment will be 10 weeks. 

The applicant selected for this position must pass a drug test and background check. 

The City of Maryland Heights has a mandatory vaccination policy. All employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or to obtain an exemption approved by the City.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  •  Inspect street pavement to collect pavement condition data 
  • Enter the pavement condition data into the pavement assessment program 
  • If time permits, additional duties may include collecting storm water structure data and/or estimating quantities for future capital improvement projects 
  • Inter will have the opportunity to observe construction of capital projects, including street slabs replacement and a trail extension to the Fee Fee Greenway 


  • Civil engineer student who has completed at least on year of engineering studies 
  • Hold a valid drivers' license and the ability to operate a motorized vehicle such as an SUV 
  • Ability to perform light physical labor for extended periods of time; ability to stoop, kneel, crouch for brief periods of time
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment and follow all safety procedures. Applicant must provide own safety style closed-toe shoes or boots. 
  • Ability to work alone and with staff 
  • Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions in a timely manner 

Contact :

Interested applicants may submit a current resume’ and cover letter to Human Resources at hr@marylandheights.com or by fax to 314-738-2422. You may also access and complete the city's employment application by clicking here. Positions are open until filled.

EOE: Minority/Female/Disabled/Vet

The City of Maryland Heights conducts drug testing in accordance with 49 C.F.R. PARTS 40, Part 29, and 655 as Amended, and FMCSA 382./ANSWER

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled