Applying To: Environmental Health Officer
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: $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
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.
When completing the application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your experience and training 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 and/or 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 http://stlouis-mo.gov/jobs
Examination Components and Their Weights
- Experience and Training: 100%
- Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.
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