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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.

    For information on the POLICE OFFICER Application & Testing Process CLICK HERE

    For information on the FIREFIGHTER & FIREFIGHTER PARAMEDIC Application & Testing Process CLICK HERE

    NON-TESTED POSITION(S)


    LIBRARIAN III
    DEPARTMENT: NEW HAVEN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
    SALARY: $51,800 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: JANUARY 6, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is advanced level professional library work involving the planning and implementation of complex informational and/or technical services for the library system. The current assignment is in Community Engagement and Communications and serves as a resource across all Library public service departments in the application of interactive community engagement technologies and programs. Will develop community partnerships to promote maker technology and civic digital media in support of the Library's innovation programs and services. Requires the application of specialized knowledge, initiative and independent judgment. Work is performed under general supervision of senior supervisory or administrative staff.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Master's degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited library school (or its foreign equivalent); and a minimum of 6 years' experience in professional library work; and the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Extensive working knowledge of computer information services, networks and consortia, sufficient to evaluate their application to specific library needs. Thorough knowledge of the organization and methods of research, and the means of communicating results in a subject area. Thorough knowledge of current computer developments in library services, systems and equipment. Knowledge of the principles and practices of library science. Knowledge of sources and procedures used in reference and bibliographic research. Knowledge of objectives of library service to the community.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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

    LIBRARIAN V
    DEPARTMENT: NEW HAVEN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
    SALARY RANGE: $83,374 - $87,809 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: JANUARY 6, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

     

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is responsible professional and administrative work directing the activities of a major division of the library system and assisting the City Librarian in the formation of policy, rules, and procedures. The current vacant assignment entails managing the core operations of the Library with the senior management team and overseeing strategic initiatives. Represents the NHFPL as a vibrant urban public library both locally and nationally. General objectives are received in conference with the city librarian but employee performs professional and administrative functions with wide latitude in the exercise of administrative and professional judgement.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    A Master's Degree in Library Science; and 5 to 10 years of experience in professional library work, including three years in a supervisory or administrative capacity; and the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Extensive knowledge of the principles and techniques of library organization and management. Extensive knowledge of principles and practices of library services. Considerable knowledge of library personnel administration. Considerable knowledge of library and city fiscal and budgetary procedures. Ability to supervise, direct and instruct library personnel in administrative and procedural aspects of the library system. Ability to speak effectively in public.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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

    NSNI COMMUNITY OUTREACH COORDINATOR
    DEPARTMENT: YOUTH SERVICES
    SALARY: MINIMUM $49,186 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: DECEMBER 5, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This position is responsible for providing professional assistance to the community, municipal and regional groups and organizations. This assistance is in the form of technical and hands on support to events, programs, sub-contractors and any entity involved with the Newhallville Safe Neighborhood Initiative (NSNI). This position is also responsible for developing methods of extending the outreach programs of NSNI. Work is performed under the direction of the NSNI Project Manager.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in community development or a related field required; at least 2-3 years related experience in community outreach; 2-3 years of experience in administrative work involving budgets, grant reporting and the training and experience which provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities: Must have experience in successfully meeting and exceeding performance goals. Must have documented experience in cultivating successful partnerships. Must be skilled at strategic thinking. Establishes clear expectations and continuously measures performance. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products. Must be skilled in both oral and written communications. Ability to work through stringent deadlines with acute attention to detail is required. Must have ability to be a self-starter with the ability to manage time effectively and maintain focus on priorities.
    SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS:
    Must have ability to work outside of normal 9:00 am – 5:00 pm business hours. Must possess a valid CT driver's license at time of application.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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


    MAINTENANCE WORKER / SPARE BRIDGE TENDER, Part Time
    DEPARTMENT: PUBLIC WORKS
    SALARY: $15.00 per hour
    REMOVAL DATE: NOVEMBER 28, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is part-time (up to 19 hours) 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 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.
    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 other 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.
    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT
    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.

    CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER
    DEPARTMENT: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
    SALARY: MINIMUM $72,268 ANNUALIZED

    POSTED UNTIL FILLED

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:

    The CIO (Chief Information Officer) works for the Mayor and operates under the Mayor's broad policy direction. The CIO directs and manages the City's information technology (IT) and telecommunications systems and activities. The CIO supervises the Managers of the Information Services Department and exercises indirect supervision over all employees within the Information Services Department. Leads and develops technology strategic plans and implementation strategies. Provides leadership and advice to the Mayor, Economic Development Administrator and Chief Administrative Officer and their respective Department Heads in integrating and aligning technology with business plan objectives. Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates the Information Services Department and its operations to ensure effective support for organizational objectives and efficient and effective implementation of initiatives. Position is appointed by the Mayor and serves a term in accordance with the City Charter.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in Management Information Systems or other strongly related field. Master's degree in Management and Systems, Information Systems or other strongly related advanced degree preferred. Seven or more years of progressively responsible related experience in information technology, systems, strategic planning and project management. Requires experience in planning and managing complex information technology initiatives in a collaborative municipal business environment; and an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills, including but not limited to Extensive knowledge of information and telecommunications technology, as well as current and emerging trends. Extensive experience managing IT resources: people, systems infrastructures. Extensive group process and process improvement skills. Considerable knowledge of strategic planning, systems and project management. Ability to facilitate teams and to lead decision- making processes in a collaborative environment. Ability to manage complex budgets and to prepare and review complex financial analysis. Ability to effectively manage and supervise personnel and interdepartmental technology committees and work programs.
    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
    Must obtain residency in the City of New Haven within six months of hire date.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

    In order to be considered for this title, you must submit a resume and application during posting period.

    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)


    POLICE SERGEANT
    DEPARTMENT: POLICE SERVICES
    SALARY:  $76,840 ANNUALIZED

    POSTED UNTIL: DECEMBER 5, 2016

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is supervisory and specialized work in a variety of assignments within the Police Department.  Work involves first line supervision of personnel assigned to any of the department's operational units such as Patrol, Investigative Services, Family Services and Informational Services. Specific work instructions on new assignments and general supervision are given by superior officers, however, employees in this class usually work independently and may be called upon to take on additional responsibilities depending on circumstances and/or the nature of the assignment.  Work is reviewed by superior officers through conferences, reports, and evaluation results.

     

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Graduation from high school, preferably supplemented by formal training in police science; and completion of 4 years as a police officer in the New Haven Police Department at the time of application along with the training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description.

    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
    Candidates for this classification must possess and maintain throughout their course of employment established physical, medical and psychological requirements.  The physical, medical and psychological requirements for this classification are the same as for any classification of employee holding arrest powers. Possess and maintain a valid Connecticut Drivers License. Maintain certification as established by the Police Officer Standards and Training Council.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

    In order to be considered for this title you must submit an application during the posting period.  STOP AT THE HUMAN RESOURCES RECEPTION DESK FOR A SPECIAL APPLICATION PACKET or download by clicking here

    FIRE CAPTAIN (*REVISED)
    DEPARTMENT: FIRE SERVICES
    SALARY:  $92,851 ANNUALIZED

    POSTED UNTIL: NOVEMBER 29, 2016

     

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is supervisory and skilled fire fighting work in directing the activities of a fire company in fire fighting and in the maintenance of station, apparatus and equipment or in the performance of other fire department duties of comparable responsibility. Work involves direct command over a number of fire fighters in a fire company and responsibility for the discipline of personnel and for the proper maintenance of apparatus and equipment at a fire station.  Work is performed under the general supervision of a Battalion Chief and is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of results.

     

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Graduation from high school; and one year in rank as a certified fire lieutenant in the New Haven Fire Department *at the time of the civil service test, supplemented by formal training courses in supervisory methods, fire combat, fire fighting, fire prevention and related subjects, and experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities, and skills:
    Considerable knowledge of modern fire fighting and fire prevention practices.  Knowledge of and skill in the operation and maintenance of the various types of apparatus and equipment used in fire fighting activities together with ability to supervise the effective use of such equipment and apparatus.  Knowledge of the Fire Department's rules and regulations.

    Knowledge of first aid principles, and skill in their application.  Knowledge of the principles and practices involved in instructing and training members of a fire station together with ability to apply them to specific training problems.  Knowledge of the location of streets and fire hydrants, building construction types, sprinklers and detection devices, building usage, and special hazards in the city.  Ability to lead personnel effectively, maintain discipline, promote harmony, exercise sound judgment, and cooperate with other officials.  Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing, to groups and to individuals.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

    In order to be considered for this title you must submit an application during the posting period.  STOP AT THE HUMAN RESOURCES RECEPTION DESK FOR A SPECIAL APPLICATION PACKET or download by clicking here


    LIBRARY BUILDING SUPERINTENDENT
    DEPARTMENT: LIBRARY SERVICES
    SALARY: MINIMUM $53,954 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: NOVEMBER 28, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is supervisory work directing and participating in custodial care and general maintenance of public library building s and grounds. Work involves responsibility for the maintenance and repair of building systems, such as HVAC, Fire Detection, and Emergency Communications and maintenance of electrical systems. Plans, supervises, assigns and reviews the work of custodial personnel, and performs custodial and maintenance work. Work is performed under the general direction of a higher level supervisor, and reviewed by conferences, observation, and examination of results.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in Mechanical Engineering. Possession of Connecticut State HVAC license required or Journeyman in relevant trade, and 5-7 years' experience in commercial building maintenance and cleaning, including responsibility for mechanical equipment repair and maintenance, and one year of supervisory experience; and the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Considerable knowledge of and experience with commercial air handling units, gas boilers, pneumatic controls, electrical and plumbing building systems. Considerable knowledge of commercial buildings and grounds cleaning and maintenance. Ability to read blueprints, and to read, understand and follow the directions in the operating manuals for all the building systems in the library buildings. Demonstrated ability to plan, assign, train, and supervise the work of a small group of cleaning and maintenance employees. Ability to lift and carry objects of up to 60 pounds. Ability to climb ladders. Ability to communicate effectively with library staff and public in a clear and courteous manner. Ability to work outside in poor weather conditions, including heat, cold, rain and snow. 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. Those persons meeting minimum requirements will be invited to participate in an exam process at a later date.

    SEASONAL POSITION(S)


    Please check back later.


     

    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.
  • At this time, please DO NOT link your resume to file hosting sites such as Dropbox or GoogleDoc. Your resume should be sent to us by mail, fax, or email as an attachment. 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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