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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)


    MUNICIPAL CIVIL ENGINEER
    DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING
    SALARY: MINIMUM $49,186 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: MAY 27, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is professional and technical work in the field of Civil Engineering in a municipal environment. The work consist of performing a variety of engineering and technical tasks to produce supporting designs and provide inspection services on projects that are developed within the Engineering Department or as assigned. This individual will be involved with all aspects of the city's infrastructure including; Storm Water Facilities, Sidewalks, Roads, Bridges, Buildings, and Environmental Permitting and Flood Control. Work shall be assigned by the City Engineer or other Senior Engineers. Work will be generally supervised and evaluated as it supports the infrastructure goals of the city.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from an accredited college or university with a BS degree in Civil Engineering and 1-2 years of experience in a related Civil Engineering field; 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 Working knowledge of ACAD and other technical tools used to create designs, specifications, reports and scheduling; Knowledge of basic civil engineering practices including testing of materials and inspection criteria; Ability to perform a variety of civil engineering related calculations and studies as it relates to issues involving infrastructure problems.
    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
    Possess a valid Driver's license. Must have obtained, or be able to obtain within 6 months of appointment, the equivalent of the Engineer in Training (EIT) as a condition of continued employment.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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

    LABORER
    DEPARTMENT: PUBLIC WORKS
    SALARY: $22.51 / HOUR

    REMOVAL DATE: MAY 27, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    INTERNAL POSTING ONLY – OPEN ONLY TO CURRENT City of New Haven EMPLOYEES in PUBLIC WORKS MEETING MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is limited skilled manual and servicing work involving maintenance, repair and construction activities. Involves responsibility for the performance of manual labor, servicing and equipment operation tasks in general construction and maintenance. Involves physical labor and the operation of hand and power tools and light to medium duty automotive equipment. The work is usually closely supervised and the employee receives work instructions at the beginning of each new job; however, constant supervision is not necessary for routine and repetitive tasks which can be carried out without difficulty once these tasks are learned. As employees gain the experience and job knowledge, work assignments may become more difficult and varied.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    OPEN ONLY TO CURRENT City of New Haven EMPLOYEES in PUBLIC WORKS MEETING MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS. Three months to one year of experience in maintenance, repair and construction activities; 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: knowledge of the use of standard equipment and hand tools and ability to acquire skill in the use of such equipment and tools in the area of assignment; ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods and under unfavorable weather conditions. INTERNAL POSTING ONLY – OPEN ONLY TO CURRENT City of New Haven EMPLOYEES in PUBLIC WORKS MEETING MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS.
    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
    Must possess and maintain a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with an endorsement for Air Brakes.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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

    BRANCH MANAGER
    DEPARTMENT: NEW HAVEN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
    SALARY: MINIMUM $59,559 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE extended to: JUNE 10, 2016

     

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is professional library work in the supervision of a major branch library. The branch serves a diverse population, including a substantial Spanish speaking community. Branch Managers supervise all aspects of daily branch operations. Operations include the facility, collection, equipment, budget, staff, programs, and related services. The Manager is responsible for identifying and responding to the needs of the community. This involves interaction with community representatives, neighborhood associations, professional and business organizations, schools and social agencies serving the community. As supervisor the Branch Manager serves as coach, mentor and mediator with staff. Work is performed with latitude for professional judgment under the general supervision of the Head of Branch Services and is reviewed through conferences and observation of results.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    A Master's degree in Library Science and at least three to five years' experience in professional library work, including at least six months of supervisory experience; and all knowledge, skills and abilities as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of library science; Considerable knowledge of the objectives of library service to the community; Ability to apply library science and management techniques to operating and supervising problems; Ability to plan and supervise operations of a library branch.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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


    DATA CONTROL CLERK, PART TIME
    DEPARTMENT: ELDERLY SERVICES
    SALARY: MINIMUM $14.14 / HOUR

    REMOVAL DATE: MAY 20, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is a PART TIME responsible position which encompasses data terminal entry activities and varied clerical duties, the ability to exercise independent judgment and appraisals in the implementation and maintenance of related state and/or federal mandated formulas, research and respond to inquiries related to departmental activities. The work performed requires a high degree of accuracy and the ability to perform audits of all data entered, satisfaction of time schedules and deadlines for related entry, the ability to perform terminal entry in a fluent and uninterrupted manner, applications, receive and respond to inquiries relevant to such formulas and related interrogatives. Work is performed under the direction of the respective supervisor and is subject to review and audit.
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Graduation from an accredited high school supplemented by 3 to 5 years' experience in computer terminal entry; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities, including but not limited to: Knowledge of, and experience with data entry procedures. Skill in the operation of computer terminals; Ability to configure worksheets and understand functions of Microsoft Excel software package; Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word software package; Knowledge of arithmetical computations and tabulations and the ability to perform computations with accuracy and speed; Knowledge of clerical tasks and ability to readily adhere to prescribed routines; Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; Ability to operate various office related equipment and to quickly learn other computer software programs related to activities of the department.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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


    MAINTENANCE WORKER / SPARE BRIDGE TENDER
    DEPARTMENT: PUBLIC WORKS
    SALARY: MINIMUM $37,672 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: MAY 20, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    Eligible applicants of the recently posted Maintenance Worker Spare Bridge Part Time will be considered and need not re-apply

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is skilled work, participating in the construction, maintenance, and repair of metal and wooden articles, equipment and structures as well as the very responsible work of tending and operating bridges in a manner that is safe for land and water traffic. Work involves participation in the work of maintenance and repair of heavy equipment and bridge structures and the operation of electrical bridge controls, signal and traffic lights, as well as in controlling road traffic with a minimum of delay. Work requires various degrees of specialization depending on the type of assignment as well as independent and sound judgment and constant attentiveness to duties in the operation of bridges to ensure safety to both land and water traffic. Work is performed independently by following oral and written instructions as well as sketches or blueprints and is reviewed by a supervisor for compliance with specifications and standards, and through observation of results obtained and review of operation reports. This position has various shifts covering 24/7 operations.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from high school or vocational school and 1 to 3 years of general maintenance and repair experience as well as experience in the use and operation of electrical controls and the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Knowledge in diagnosing and repairing defects in mechanical equipment; Knowledge of the methods and procedures in lubricating and servicing bridge mechanical equipment; Knowledge of the tools used for performing electrical and small plumbing repairs; Knowledge of the methods and procedures in the operation of bridges and its associated electrical and mechanical equipment; Knowledge of the rules and regulations governing water traffic including but not limited to Coast Guard rules and regulations; Skill in operating simple electrical controls and equipment; Ability to learn safe and effective operation of electrical bride controls in a short period of time; Ability to follow oral and written instructions, including sketches and blueprints.
    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT OF WORK
    Possession of a commercial driver's license (CDL) with an endorsement for air brakes at the time of application.

    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.


    PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE
    DEPARTMENT: HEALTH DEPARTMENT
    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)


    Please check back at a later time........


    SEASONAL POSITION(S)


    CITY OF NEW HAVEN
    ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING

    NON-TESTED POSITIONS:

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

    Apply now for SUMMER 2016 employment!!

    *MUST APPLY AT PARKS DEPARTMENT as indicated*

    PROGRAM AIDE, SEASONAL, TEMPORARY
    SALARY: $9.60-$12.00 per hour
    REMOVAL DATE: OCTOBER 28, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    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 28, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    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 $10.00 - $18 per hour
    REMOVAL DATE: OCTOBER 28, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    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.

     


     

    Please note that our preferred method of communication with applicants is by email. In the application process, please provide us with a valid email address, and ensure that you monitor your email for correspondence from our department.

    ***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.gov .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 probationary period, the length of which is determined by the corresponding Bargaining Unit contract.

    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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