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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)


    PUBLIC HEALTH CLINIC CHARGE NURSE
    DEPARTMENT: HEALTH
    SALARY: $57,943.20 annualized
    HOURS: 35 HOURS PER WEEK
    (Evening and Saturday hours may be included in the 35 hour work week.)
    REMOVAL DATE: SEPTEMBER 8, 2015

    NATURE OF WORK:
    The Public Health Clinic Charge Nurse works in the Department of Health executing professional public health nursing practices while coordinating daily activities in maintaining the effectiveness and efficiency of the Health Department's clinical services. The Health Department operates various preventative medicine clinics that include STD clinic, international travel clinic, school-age children's immunizations and school physicals clinic, adult immunization clinic, Tuberculosis testing, and annual influenza immunization clinic.
    The Public Health Clinic Charge Nurse provides direct nursing services in the clinic setting, adheres to policies, practices and procedures, interprets and implements new and/or revised procedures and works collaboratively with other health care professionals to ensure a team effort. *Evening and Saturday hours may be included in the 35 hour work week.
    Medical direction is provided by the Director of Health or his designee, which could include the Director of Preventative Medicine, who will periodically observe, review, and evaluate work performance. The Public Health Clinic Charge Nurse's responsibilities also include assignments to the Department of Health community programs.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:Graduation from an accredited National League of Nursing (N.L.N.) program with a Bachelor of Science Degree in nursing, or a diploma from a three-year hospital school of nursing, or an Associates Degree in nursing; 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 and the training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Knowledge and understating of the principles, practices, and techniques of professional nursing; Knowledge of the principles of the behavioral, social, and public health sciences; Knowledge of current community health issues.
    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
    Possession of a valid, current Registered Nurse License issued by the State of Connecticut at the time of application, and ability to maintain said license throughout course of employment. Possession of current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification at the time of application, and ability to maintain said license throughout course of employment. Possession of a valid, current Connecticut driver's license at the time of application, and ability to maintain said license throughout course of employment.
    INSTRUCTIONS:
    In order to be considered for this title, you must submit an application during the posting period.


     

    DATA CONTROL CLERK, PART TIME
    DEPARTMENT: COMMUNITY SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
    SALARY: $14.14/ hour
    HOURS: 19 HOURS PER WEEK
    REMOVAL DATE: SEPTEMBER 4, 2015

    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.

    Part Time Position: A person in this Part Time Position is not eligible to receive medical benefits, vacation pay, holiday pay, union membership or union contractual benefits.  The period of part time employment will not be construed in any way to mean probationary employment.


     

    HOUSING CODE INSPECTOR, BILINGUAL
    DEPARTMENT: LIVABLE CITY INITIATIVE
    SALARY: MIN.: $55,403
    REMOVAL DATE:  AUGUST 28, 2015

    CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT CONTINGENT UPON AVAILABILITY OF FUTURE FUNDING

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is responsible fieldwork in the enforcement of compliance with housing code regulations.  Work involves the investigation of complaints and the routine conduct of inspections upon assignment.  Work is performed under the supervision of the Housing Code Field Supervisor and is reviewed through conferences, reports and evaluation of results.
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    An Associate's Degree or equivalent; over one year up to and including 3 years of experience in housing inspection, construction trades, real estate investigative field work, or related field, 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 all applicable codes and ordinances; Ability to conduct housing inspections in accordance with the New Haven Housing Ordinance; Ability to prepare accurate reports and to maintain case records; Ability to analyze and interpret common technical journals and legal documents; Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from members of the business community; Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards; Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables; Ability to prepare and process complaints that may result in case referrals to court. Must possess and maintain a valid CT driver's license.
    SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENT:
    Must be able to communicate effectively in Spanish orally and in writing.
    This position is included in a collective bargaining agreement with Local 884, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.  As a condition of continued employment, a person appointed to a Local 884 bargaining unit position will be required to obtain union membership at the completion of 90 working days.
    INSTRUCTIONS:

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

    PRE EMPLOYMENT TRAINING INSTRUCTOR - CASE MANAGEMENT
    DEPARTMENT: COMMUNITY SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
    SALARY: MINIMUM: $40,703
    REMOVAL DATE: AUGUST 28, 2015

    CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT CONTINGENT UPON AVAILABILITY OF FUTURE FUNDING

    NATURE OF WORK:
    Social Service delivery in nature, this position is part of the case management program under the Community Services Administrations' – SAGA Support Services Unit. focused on assessing, counseling, development of service plans, referral to potential supportive community / government programs for single adults active on State of Connecticut Department of Social Service assistance.  Staff work for the development and presentation of the Pre-Employment Training curriculum to New Haven area SAGA/SNAP clients.  Work is reviewed by conferences and reports.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Graduation from a four year college / university with major course work in education, social work, in public or business administration, business law with 1-3 years experience in a combination of teaching pre-employment training / case management work 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 express ideas effectively, orally and in writing; Ability to devise and present employment and training oriented curriculum to diverse populations; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the general public. Bilingual Spanish/English preferred
    INSTRUCTIONS:

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

    PROJECT DIRECTOR, ASTHMA INITIATIVE
    DEPARTMENT: HEALTH DEPARTMENT
    SALARY: MINIMUM: $53,954
    REMOVAL DATE:  AUGUST 28, 2015

    CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT CONTINGENT UPON AVAILABILITY OF FUTURE FUNDING

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is a very responsible, professional position that will be under the supervision of the New Haven Health Department Director.  This position will be responsible for overall project planning, organization, supervision, implementation and evaluation.  The specific vacancy is in the Health Department Asthma Initiative.
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    A master's degree in Health, Public Health, Nursing or a related field; and three years of professional experience in the development and administration of health/community-based programs/project and all the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Thorough knowledge of program planning, organization, supervision, implementation and evaluation; Ability to manage a project/program; Ability to communicate well both orally and in writing is essential; Ability to prepare grant applications, monitor and evaluate grant-funded projects; Ability to establish and maintain working relations with various community groups, agencies, officials and the general public.
    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)


    SENIOR SANITARIAN
    DEPARTMENT: HEALTH
    SALARY: MINIMUM: $55,403
    REMOVAL DATE:  SEPTEMBER 15, 2015

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is advanced technical work pertaining to the investigational and educational activities of Environmental Health.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Program Director and is required to act independently.  May at times serve as a working supervisor overseeing the work of Sanitarians. Investigates by observing, sampling, testing, and reporting in areas such as: hazardous materials, food protection, treatment and protection of water supplies, lead poisoning prevention, water pollution control, sewage and waste disposal, swimming pool and public bathing area sanitation, shellfish sanitation, air pollution control, insect and rodent control, school and institutional sanitation, accident prevention, public health nuisance control and other factors of the environment that cause or have deleterious effect upon the health and well-being of the public. Conducts special surveys, make reports and recommendations concerning findings and issuance of orders to correct conditions and practices in violation of regulations. Assists in program planning and implementation. Provides information to improve and promote environmental health programs. Consults with various departments properly interested in environmental health activity. May, at times, upon assignment by Program Director, oversee the performance of sanitarians.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in the physical, chemical or biological sciences or public health; and a minimum of 6 years employment with investigation duties in environmental/public health or in lieu thereof a combination of academic training and related employment totaling at least 8 years; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities and skill stated in the job description. 
    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.


    ACCOUNTANT IV
    DEPARTMENT: FINANCE
    SALARY: MINIMUM: $49,186
    REMOVAL DATE:  SEPTEMBER 8, 2015

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is responsible financial accounting work involving the analysis, and recording of complex financial transactions, research and interpretation of financial data and preparation of financial reports and statements.  Depending upon the agency to which the position is assigned, work may further involve lead responsibility for one or more major accounting functions including the supervision of subordinate professional and clerical staff.  Work is performed under the supervision of higher level accountants or administrative personnel and is reviewed for conformity with accepted standards and established procedures.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in accounting; and 5 to 7 years experience in accounting involving the analysis and recording of financial transactions in both subsidiary and general ledgers and the preparation of financial reports from these ledgers, including at least one year in a supervisory capacity; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, abilities, and skills as stated in the job description.

    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.


    LAND RECORDS SPECIALIST
    DEPARTMENT: CITY TOWN CLERK
    SALARY: MINIMUM: $45,131
    REMOVAL DATE: AUGUST 28, 2015

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is specialized clerical work involving recording of all legal documents pertaining to real estate including mortgages, warranties (transfer of property) foreclosures, etc.  Work also involves general clerical duties and servicing the public and /or other City departments with inquiries related to the duties and functions of the City/Town Clerk's Office.  Work is initially performed under close supervision until the more difficult phases of the job are learned.  Thereafter, detailed instructions are received only when changes in procedures are made.  Supervision is received from the City/Town Clerk or designee.
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from high school;  at least one year customer service experience dealing with the public in person and over the telephone, and at least one year of data entry experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Ability to learn the interpretation of deeds and land records for indexing purposes; skilled at data entry; ability to learn various software programs used in the department; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to deal effectively and courteously with the public as well as fellow employees; ability to analyze and understand legal documents related to the job; ability to learn all tasks related to the position.  Bilingual or Spanish speaking preferred.
    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
    Must obtain a Notary Public License within 6 months of hire.
    Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule outside of standard 9 am – 5 pm business hours.
    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.

    EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
    DEPARTMENT: CITY WIDE
    SALARY: MINIMUM.: $44,623
    REMOVAL DATE:  AUGUST 28, 2015
    Open only to current Employees of City of New Haven including the Board of Education, or persons on Layoff List, meeting minimum requirements

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is a professional, skilled administrative/secretarial position.  Work may involve a wide variety of administrative tasks performed with minimal supervision.  Individual in this class is assigned to a position as administrative assistant and confidential personal secretary to the department head or administrative official. Position entails administrative tasks, as well as secretarial tasks requiring independent action and judgment.  Work requires a knowledge of departmental practices and procedures, and those of related departments and agencies. Individual may be required to develop and refine work routines, and to carry assignments through to completion.  Work is reviewed through conferences and observation of results.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from a recognized four year college or university with major course work in business or public administration and 5 to 7 years experience in office management, including 1 to 3 years supervisory responsibilities, 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: Considerable knowledge of administrative practices, filing systems, recording and cross indexing systems of records and grant files; Ability to become familiar with state statues, and provisions of the City Charter and ordinances relating to the powers and duties of the office of the department head and other related offices; Considerable knowledge of office practices and methods and the ability to apply these to work problems; Considerable knowledge in the use of microcomputers and software such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access; Ability to develop a knowledge of departmental rules, regulations, procedures and functions; Considerable skill and accuracy in typing. Open only to current Employees of City of New Haven including the Board of Education, or persons on Layoff List, meeting minimum requirements.
    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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