Applying To: Public Health Nursing Supervisor

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Department: Health Commissioner


  • Minimum: $68,848.00
  • Maximum: $104,702.00

Position Specifications

The Public Health Nursing Supervisor supervises Public Health Nurses within a bureau of the Department of Health. The current vacancy will manage and improve programs that provide clinical services in Family, Community, and School Health (FCSH). Program areas of responsibility include School Health, Maternal Child Health, Lead Safe, Asthma Prevention, Childhood Obesity, Smoking Cessation, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Cardiovascular Health, and Healthy Homes. Duties include: planning, organizing, and directing work activities of subordinate staff; assisting with the development and oversight of planning within the department and with community partners; completing administrative reports, and giving presentations on public health topics to the community and the media. Incumbents must be available to respond at night and on weekends as needed.

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

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of nursing; plus two years as a nursing supervisor in an educational, public, or community setting. A Master’s degree in Nursing or Public Health may substitute for one year of the experience requirement.

OR, an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Licenses:  Must possess a valid professional nursing license issued by the Missouri State Board of Nursing or a state having reciprocity with the state of Missouri. Applicants from other states with reciprocity must have a temporary permit as a registered nurse from the Missouri State Board of nursing at the time of application, and within six months of the date of permit issuance must obtain licensure by the State of Missouri.  Must possess and maintain a valid 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.

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%

O.C. 3756

October 12, 2023

Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies. Please submit application as soon as possible.

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