Applying To: Health Services Manager I (Emergency Response Planner)

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  • Minimum: $62,946.00
  • Maximum: $98,670.00

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position are responsible for planning, organizing and managing the Emergency Response program for the Department of Health's Bureau of Environmental Health Services.  Duties include: assessing emergency preparedness and severe weather needs; developing and implementing policies, operational plans and trainings; supervising staff; overseeing grants and contracts; consulting and communicating with community partners; and serving as an on-call manager for the Health Department.

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

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Emergency Management; Crisis and Disaster Management; Public Health or a related field; plus four years of professional public health experience that includes at least one year of emergency preparedness research and planning experience.  OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Certification Must be able to obtain certification in National Incident Management System (NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800, 808) as a condition of successfully completing working test period.

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. 

Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted upon request.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  Previous supervisory/managerial experience working in emergency preparedness that includes program planning and development, contract monitoring, grant writing and building community partnerships.

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.

Examination Components and Their Weights

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

O.C. 3294
August 05, 2021
Reopened 10/20/21

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