Nature of Work
Incumbents in this position are responsible for performing client care, public health education and health-related investigations in order to promote community wellness. Work involves some evening and weekend assignments and requires the use of a personal vehicle. Applicants must provide their availability for evening and weekend assignments on the Availability Section of the Employment Application.
For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Public Health Nurse II
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of nursing, current license as a Registered Nurse issued by the Missouri State Board of Nursing; plus one year of professional nursing experience; OR completion of a nursing program from an accredited school of nursing, current license as a Registered Nurse issued by the Missouri State Board of Nursing; plus three years of professional nursing experience. OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Licenses: Must be licensed by the Missouri 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 upon request. Please note licenses on the Employment Application.
Documentation of academic credentials and nursing license must be submitted with the Employment Application or 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.
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.
Examination Components and Their Weights
Experience and Training: 100%
Character Investigation: Pass/Fail