Applying To: Health Services Manager II (Environmental Health Services)

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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 Bureau of Environmental Health programs. Responsibilities include long-range planning, developing, implementing and monitoring of strategic plans for the following programs: Food and Beverage Control, Air Pollution Control, Community Sanitation, Animal Care and Control, Vector Control, and Emergency Preparedness and Response/Severe Weather and Community Resilience.

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 Public Health, Environmental Health, Biological Sciences, Industrial Hygiene or a related field which includes at least 30 hours of basic science coursework and a math or statistics class; plus five years of professional public health experience that includes at least one year of environmental health 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. 

CertificationMust be able to obtain Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Registered Sanitarian Certification from the National Environmental Health Association within 11 months of hire as a condition of successfully completing working test period. Incumbents must also successfully complete training in Hotel, Motel and Childcare License Inspections, Certified Pool Operator Inspections and Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) during working test period.

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 previous supervisory/managerial experience. Knowledgeable in NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800, 808b.

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.

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: 100%

O.C. 3236
April 06, 2021

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