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City of St. Louis Department of Personnel Public Health Nurse III in St. Louis, Missouri

Public Health Nurse III

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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: $58,214.00

  • Maximum: $85,904.00

Nature of Work

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 at the Oral Interview.

Licenses: Must 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 at the Oral Interview. Please note licenses on the Employment Application.

Documentation of academic credentials and nursing license must be submitted at the time of the Oral Interview.

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

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. Include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in 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 or at the time of the Oral Interview. 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 vacancy. 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: Pass/Fail

  • Oral Interview: 100%

  • Character Investigation: Pass/Fail

No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.

O.C. 3084

February 21, 2020

5654-16G (No Wav)

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