Applying To: Program Manager I (Com. San., Vec. Contr. & An. Care & Control)

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  • Minimum: $47,814.00
  • Maximum: $74,906.00

Normal entry salary is $47,814.

Nature of Work

(Community Sanitation, Vector Control, and Animal Care and Control)

Incumbents in this position are responsible for the planning and coordinating of the Health Department's Vector Control Program, Animal Care and Control Program and the Community Sanitation Program in the Bureau of Environmental Health Services.

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

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree, Master's degree, or PhD in Environmental Health from a U.S. school on the National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council; OR, a Bachelor's degree from an accredited degree program that includes a minimum of 30 semester hours/45 quarter hours in basic science coursework (e.g., Life Sciences, Natural Sciences, Physical Sciences, Health Sciences) and a college level Math or Statistics class, and two or more years of experience working in environmental health.

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

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 license at the time of the Oral Interview.  Please note type of license, number, class and expiration date on the Employment Application.  Applicants who do not possess a Missouri driver's license will be required to present a "Driving Record Check" from their State's Department of Motor Vehicles.

Certification:  Must be able to obtain Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Registered Sanitarian (REHS/RS) certification by the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) within 11 months of hire.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  Certification as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Registered Sanitarian (REHS/RS)

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/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 or at the time of the Oral Interview. The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.

LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATIONApplications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill anticipated vacancies. Please submit application as soon as possible. Applications can be submitted on the Internet. Visit the City website at

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. 2503
October 17, 2016
Reopened 12/07/17
1693-15M (No Wav)

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