Applying To: Environmental Health Officer

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Salary

  • Minimum: $41,626.00
  • Maximum: $56,888.00

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position enforce laws, ordinances and regulations related to environmental sanitation and participate in after-hours disaster response teams to control environmental problems.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Environmental Health Officer

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree which included at least 30 hours of basic science coursework and a math or statistics class; plus two years of experience working in environmental health.  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 and be able to present it upon request.  Please note type of license, number, class and expiration date on the Employment Application. 

Certification Must be able to obtain Registered Environmental Health Specialist / Registered Sanitarian Certification from the National Environmental Health Association within eleven 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 must be submitted upon request.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  A degree in Environmental Health from a program accredited by the National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council.  CEHT certification by NEHA.

A limited number of applicants may be scheduled for the Oral Interview based on an evaluation of their qualifying education, training and experience as listed on the Employment Application.  Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application.  When completing the Employment History section of the application, include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment.  Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.

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.

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: Pass/Fail
  • Oral Interview: 100%
  • Character Investigation: Pass/Fail

O.C. 3347
October 14, 2021
5622-13G

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