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    Department of Human Resources

    City Job Postings

    For more information on the following job postings, please call (203) 946-8252. Applications/Resumes must be received by the Department of Human Resources No Later Than 5 PM on REMOVAL DATE . Minority applicants are encouraged to apply.

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    NON-TESTED POSITION(S)


    LIBRARY AIDE, BOOKMOBILE DRIVER
    DEPARTMENT: NEW HAVEN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
    SALARY: $14.00 per hour

    REMOVAL DATE: JULY 17, 2015

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is a part-time position (up to 19 hours) that involves clerical, materials processing and circulation tasks and other standard library routines such as shelving, registration, and orientation of patrons to collections and services. Work is performed under the supervision of a higher-level library staff member. Schedule of work is primarily on weekdays, with the possibility of some weekend hours. The specific assignment includes the driving of the City Bookmobile.
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Must be a high school graduate and have at least one year experience in library, clerical or customer service work or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Routine office procedures, computers and online databases; Ability to understand and follow instructions, learn related clerical and library tasks within a reasonable time; and work with the general public in a pleasant and professional manner. MUST HAVE VALID CONNECTICUT DRIVER'S LICENSE.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

    In order to be considered for this title, you must submit an application during the posting period.

    LIBRARIAN, PART TIME
    DEPARTMENT: NEW HAVEN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
    SALARY: up to $19.14 per hour

    REMOVAL DATE: JULY 17, 2015

    MULTIPLE VACANICES

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is part-time (up to 19 hours) professional work at the entry level, involving the use of all library techniques and materials in positions such as reference, branch, children's, technical services, etc. Work is performed under the general supervision of a higher level librarian, and is reviewed through frequent conferences and observation of performance. Schedule may include evenings and weekends, at the Main Library or at a Branch. Current vacancy supports early learning and related programs through the Bookmobile.
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    A Master's Degree in Library Science from a graduate program accredited by the American Library Association, or its foreign equivalent and other knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Knowledge of the principles and practices of library science, procedures and techniques; Knowledge of sources and procedures used in reference and bibliographic research, and of software programs designed for libraries. Must be computer literate through formal training in the searching of on-line bibliographic databases. MUST HAVE VALID CONNECTICUT DRIVER'S LICENSE.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

    In order to be considered for this title, you must submit an application during the posting period.

    CROSSING / SAFETY GUARD
    DEPARTMENT: TRANSPORTATION, TRAFFIC & PARKING
    SALARY: $13.94 per hour

    REMOVAL DATE: JULY 13, 2015

    NATURE OF WORK
    This is responsible part time work in the Department of Transportation, Traffic & Parking involving the safe crossing of children to and from schools. Locations are assigned by supervisor. Guards are required to maintain safe and efficient flow of pedestrian and vehicular traffic.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from an high school or vocational training, or a minimum of 2 years work experience in public service or equivalent; must be in good physical condition and complete a physical examination by the City Of New Haven physician; must have ability to work in all weather conditions and must be reliable on assignments and have the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Familiarity with traffic rules and regulations, especially regulations requiring driver and pedestrian responsibility in relation to school crossings, parking, and intersections; Understanding the principles behind the use of such traffic control devices as Stop Signs, Signalization, Channelization and Street Markings; Ability to identify motor vehicles by body style, color and license plate numbers; Ability to take control in an emergency situation.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

    In order to be considered for this title, you must submit an application during the posting period.


    LIBRARIAN II
    DEPARTMENT: NEW HAVEN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
    SALARY: MINIMUM $44,623

    REMOVAL DATE: JULY 17, 2015

    MULTIPLE VACANICES, INCLUDING:
    YOUNG MINDS & YOUTH SERVICES
    COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is professional library work beyond entry level. Incumbents are expected to have acquired the basic knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the full range of tasks required at a fully capable level of competence. 1) One new assignment entails developing and delivering programs for children age 0-12, providing a variety of information services for parents and children, and neighborhood outreach to classrooms. 2) Two new assignments entail neighborhood outreach and community-driven service design across demographic sectors. Duties are performed within the framework of established library policy under the general supervision and review of a higher level librarian.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Masters degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited library school. Minimum of two years experience as a professional librarian and the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills, in addition to those from Librarian I, as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Ability to organize and maintain a specialized library collection or service within a department; experience with a variety of on-line databases and the ability to apply this knowledge in planning and implementation of research or catalog work; Ability to evaluate and advise on the disposition of reference questions, or on matters of cataloging practice; Ability to instruct and train Librarian I and support staff.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

    In order to be considered for this title, you must submit an application during the posting period.


    PARKING ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, PART TIME
    DEPARTMENT: TRANSPORTATION, TRAFFIC & PARKING
    SALARY: $18.27 per hour

    REMOVAL DATE: JULY 13, 2015

    NATURE OF WORK

    This is PART TIME, responsible traffic enforcement work for the City of New Haven. Work involves assistance in traffic control and the enforcement of traffic laws pertaining to pedestrians as well as vehicular traffic. Work is performed with considerable independence according to ordinances and established policies. Work is reviewed and supervised by an administrative supervisor. Hours worked may include evening and weekend hours.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from high school; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Ability to be tactful, firm, and courteous in all dealings with the public; Ability to become familiar with the City's traffic laws, and regulations; Ability to assess evidence and make decisions concerning enforcement violations; Ability to assemble detailed information in a written report; Ability to work on rotating shifts under all weather conditions; Ability to keep all matters confidential.
    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
    Must posses and maintain a valid Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator's License.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

    In order to be considered for this title, you must submit an application during the posting period.


     

    PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE
    DEPARTMENT: HEALTH DEPARTMENT
    MINIMUM SALARY: MINIMUM $48,286 ANNUALIZED
    ONGOING POSTING

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is a position as a Public Health Nurse in the Department of Health, City of New Haven.
    The Public Health Nurse will assume responsibility for providing professional nursing care and expertise to individuals and their families in one or more public schools, non-public schools, and in the community. Primary emphasis will be on the health needs of school age children and youth. In this capacity, the nurse strengthens the educational process by modifying or removing health-related barriers to learning, and by promoting optimal levels of wellness for students and families. The Public Health Nurse implements state laws, local boards of health and education policies and procedures relative to school and community health services, and adheres to standard nursing practice.

    The Public Health Nurse is accountable to the nursing director, coordinators or their designees, who will periodically observe, review and evaluate work performance. The Public Health Nurse's responsibilities will also include assignments to the Department of Health community programs

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Candidate must possess a valid, current Registered Nurse license issued by the State of Connecticut. Also, candidate should have successfully graduated from an accredited National League of Nursing (N.L.N.) program with a Bachelor of Science degree program in Nursing or, a diploma from a three year hospital school of nursing, or an Associate's Degree in nursing and completed two years full-time employment in nursing within the past five years, preferably one year in public health, pediatric, or emergency room nursing or related specialty or any combination of training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities as stated in the job description.

    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
    Candidate must possess a valid, current Registered Nurse License issued by the State of Connecticut. Must also possess a current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification and have a valid and current Connecticut driver's license.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

    In order to be considered for this title, you must submit an application and resume. Please provide documentation of the above necessary special requirements with your application and resume.

     


    TESTED POSITION(S)


    PROJECT MANAGER
    DEPARTMENT: COMMUNITY SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
    SALARY: MINIMUM $59,599

    REMOVAL DATE: JULY 13, 2015

    INTERNAL ONLY – OPEN ONLY TO CURRENT CITY OF NEW HAVEN EMPLOYEES MEETING MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    NATURE OF WORK: This is a professional middle management position requiring administrative and technical skills to assist in the coordination of City departments that directly affect the social well being and health of the residents of New Haven. This position involves managing special projects, particularly grants dealing with Community Services Administration priorities. Work includes planning for neighborhood-based and City-wide programs, and measuring the impact of the programs. Other responsibilities will include researching the availability of grants, grant preparation and coordination, program monitoring and assessments. Areas involved may include Children and Family Services, Health, Elderly Services and other special grant-funded human services programs. This position reports to the Community Service Administrator or designee.
    This specific assignment involves coordinating and managing the City-Wide Project Fresh Start Reentry Program, which facilitates the coordination of community partners, state agencies and other reentry stakeholders for the purpose of creating a citywide, strategic and systematic delivery of resources to the reentry population that leads to reduced recidivism, increased employment, access to continued education and the long term self-sufficiency of returning citizens.
    REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
    Graduation from a four-year college or university, with major course work in public administration, sociology, finance, or human services. (Graduate degree is preferred); and one to three years experience in working with the general public and a diverse population in community development or human service programs; as well as one year to three years of grant funding experience or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Knowledge of program, public and private funding sources and mechanisms available to accomplish program objectives. Knowledge of planning, management, implementation and evaluation principles related to the administration of human service and community development programs. Knowledge of grant research and needs analysis. Must possess ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with the public, elected officials, employees, department heads and community agents; Must have experience working with teams, composing correspondence and reports and coordinating projects.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

    In order to be considered for this title, you must submit an application during the posting period. Those persons meeting minimum requirements will be invited to participate in a Civil Service exam at a later date.


    PARKS SEASONAL TEMPORARY POSITIONS


    PARKS DEPARTMENT IS
    ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING
    NON-TESTED SEASONAL TEMPORARY POSITIONS:

    Apply now for SUMMER 2015 employment!!

    *MUST APPLY AT PARKS DEPARTMENT as indicated*

    PROGRAM AIDE, SEASONAL, TEMPORARY
    SALARY: $9.15-$9.75 per hour
    REMOVAL DATE: OCTOBER 31, 2015

    NATURE OF WORK:
    The individual will assist the Program Specialist and Community Recreation Supervisor supervise and conduct classes, provide periods of instruction, keep accurate records and all other related duties. Assignments of the Program Aide may include: Arts & Crafts Instructor, Assistant Camp Counselor, Canoe/Kayaking Leaders, Locker Room Attendant, Lunch Aide.
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    High school graduate, or currently enrolled high school student 16 years of age or older, with the ability and interest to assist instructors, coaches and officials in a wide variety of supervised activity. Ability to work with groups ranging from grades K-12. Apply at: 720 Edgewood Ave, New Haven, CT 06515, Mon - Fri, 9 A.M. to 4 P.M


    PROGRAM SPECIALIST, SEASONAL, TEMPORARY
    SALARY: $10 - $22 per hour
    REMOVAL DATE: OCTOBER 31, 2015

    NATURE OF WORK:

    The individual will supervise and conduct classes, provide periods of instruction in coaching or officiating, order supplies, keep accurate records and work directly with the Community Recreation Supervisor in related activities. Assignments of the Program Specialist may include: Aquatics Director, Arts & Crafts Instructor, Camp Director, Camp Nurse/EMT, Chess Instructor, Dance Instructor, Naturalist, Outdoor Adventure/Canoe/Kayaking Instructors, Photography Instructor, Seasonal Park Manager, Site Supervisor, Sports & Athletic Coaching, Officiating & Instructing, Van Driver.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    At least one year as a Recreation, Art or Physical Education major in an accredited college or university, or equivalent experience in a municipal school or recreational programming. Ability to work with groups ranging from grades K-12. Van Driver requires current valid driver's license. Apply at: 720 Edgewood Ave, New Haven, CT 06515, Mon-Fri, 9 A.M. to 4 P.M


    LIFEGUARD or WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR (WSI), SEASONAL, TEMPORARY
    SALARY $9.50 - $18 per hour
    REMOVAL DATE: OCTOBER 31, 2015

    NATURE OF WORK
    Supervise and teach swimming & floatation techniques to children & adults.
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
    Lifeguard: 16 years or older, Current certification in the following areas: Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid. Additional Requirements for Water Safety Instructor: 17 years or older, Current CPR for the Professional Rescuer and WSI Certifications. Apply at: 720 Edgewood Ave, New Haven, CT 06515, Mon - Fri, 9 A.M. to 4 P.M

    For more information on these Parks Department Recreation Seasonal Positions, call (203) 946-8027; or visit website www.cityofnewhaven.com.

    Applications & job descriptions for all Parks Dept. Recreation Seasonal Positions are available at the Parks Dept., 720 Edgewood Ave, New Haven, CT 06515, Mon - Fri, 9 A.M. to 4 P.M Applications for Parks Seasonal Recreation Positions must be returned to Parks Dept., 720 Edgewood Avenue, New Haven. Minority applicants encouraged to apply. EOE, M/F/D.


    ***FILLING OF GENERAL FUND VACANCIES SUBJECT TO FINAL BUDGET APPROVALS***

    TESTED POSITIONS: an examination score of 70% or more is necessary for eligibility. On these Civil Service exams, extra points may be claimed by New Haven residents or wartime veterans. For additional information regarding the Application Process and Civil Service testing, CLICK HERE

    The City of New Haven offers the following options for those wishing to apply for positions with the City:

    You may come in person to the Department of Human Resources office, 200 Orange Street, 1 st Floor Room 102, New Haven, CT 06510, Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM. Full job postings, descriptions and applications are available at this location.

    Download City Job Application.

    Job applications and resumes may be mailed by postal delivery to the above address.

    Job applications and resumes may be faxed to (203) 946-7166.

  • Resumes may be emailed to NHJobs@newhavenct.net .Please include the job title you are applying for in the SUBJECT line of your email. Email without a current job title in the SUBJECT line may not be considered. Applications/Resumes MUST be received no later than 5 p.m. on listed removal date.

  • Please note that only resumes may be emailed. Resumes emailed as attachments must be sent in Microsoft Word, PDF, RTF or compatible formats. Please do not select this delivery option if you are not able to email your resume as a Microsoft Word, PDF or RTF document, or if you are not familiar with compatible formats.

  • It is the applicant's responsibility to confirm that their application or resume was received. The City of New Haven is not responsible for problems with fax transmission or postal and email delivery of job applications and resumes.

  • Emailed resumes will receive an automated email response to confirm receipt of the email. Your resume cannot be considered to be legally filed until this confirmation email is received. If you do not receive the confirmation within 15 minutes of emailing your resume, you should immediately contact Human Resources at (203) 946-8252.

  • Applicants who respond to job announcements by faxing a resume and/or application, or by emailing a resume are still required to fill out and personally sign a City of New Haven job application during the interview process.

  • A copy of the job application is available on this website in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. The application may be downloaded and printed, (then mailed by postal delivery or faxed as instructed above). To open this file, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is free for download here .Adobe Reader is available in versions for Macintosh and all Windows platforms
  • Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of: (1) a background check, (2) a physical examination, including drug screening, and (3) a 90-day probationary period.

    Please note that criminal background reviews are performed. The City of New Haven is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires the hiring of only American Citizens and aliens who are authorized to work in the United States.

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