Applying To: Health Services Manager II (Epidemiology and Surveillance)

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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: $72,202.00
  • Maximum: $113,282.00

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position are responsible for planning, organizing and administering the Department of Health’s epidemiology program and supervising personnel. Responsibilities include: long-range planning, developing, implementing and monitoring of epidemiological investigations, studies and intervention strategies; producing investigative reports, statistical analyses and summaries; maintaining contact with community healthcare providers and local, state and regional stakeholders to encourage proper reporting and ensuring the work of subordinates meets compliance with regulatory and organizational standards.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Health Services Manager II

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Epidemiology, Public Health, Health Care Administration or a related field; plus five years of professional public health experience that includes at least one year of communicable disease or epidemiology research and planning experience.  OR an equivalent combination of education, 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 application. Please note type of license, number, class and expiration date on the Employment Application.

Documentation of academic credentials and driver’s license must be submitted upon request.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  A Master's degree in a closely related field and supervisory/managerial experience that includes communicable disease program planning/development and building community partnerships.

When completing the application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your experience, training and education relating to this position. Your experience and training will be used to determine whether you meet the entrance requirements for this position and to compute your Experience and Training evaluation. Applicants must provide explanation for all changes in employment and any gaps in their employment history on the application. Incomplete/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.

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: 100%

O.C. 3106
May 01, 2020
Reopened 10/21/20

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