Applying To: Public Health Nurse III

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Department: Communicable Disease Control


  • Minimum: $59,956.00
  • Maximum: $88,478.00

Position Specifications

Incumbents in this position supervise healthcare programs/staff and provide case management and program coordination in order to promote community wellness.  Incumbent will coordinate and supervise various communicable disease investigation and tuberculosis control programs and staff.   Work involves some evening and weekend assignments and requires the use of a personal vehicle.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Public Health Nurse III

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Nursing; plus two years of public health nursing experience.  OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 

Certification:  Must be certified in CPR at the time of filing application and while employed by the City of St. Louis. Must be able to present certification upon request.

LicensesMust be licensed by the State Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse at the time of filing application and while employed by the City of St. Louis.  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.  Must present RN and driver's licenses upon request.  Please note licenses on the Employment Application. 

Documentation of academic credentials and nursing license must be submitted upon request.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  A Master’s degree in Nursing; plus one year of experience in an administrative/supervisory role.

When completing the Employment History and the Educational/Training History sections of the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your education, training and experience relating to this position. Your employment 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 will only receive credit for their experience, training and education as shown on the 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 their DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or upon request.  The Director of Personnel may, in their discretion, accept alternate documentation.

CITY RESIDENTS PREFERENCE POINTS: City residents who pass an examination for a position in the classified service and do not receive any other preference will receive a five (5) point preference on a scale of 100 points on the exam. An additional one (1) point shall be added to the passing score of City residents who receive any other preference on a scale of 100 points.  City residents must have resided in the City for at least one (1) year at the time of filing their application to be eligible for the preference points.

Scoring Components and Their Weights

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

Residency Requirement: Saint Louis City residency is generally required within 120 days after a working test period is completed. Proof of residency will be requested.


O.C. 3371

October 21, 2021

Reopened March 09, 2023


Last Date For Filing Application Is March 24, 2023

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