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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)


    ACCOUNT CLERK I
    DEPARTMENT: FINANCE
    SALARY: MINIMUM $35,060 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: JULY 1, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    *****PROMOTIONAL ONLY*****
    OPEN ONLY TO CURRENT EMPLOYEES WHO MEET MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    NATURE OF WORK
    This is clerical work requiring knowledge of the principles of bookkeeping. Work involves the application of bookkeeping skills and may include the maintenance of complete but fairly standard set of accounts or the operation of a specialized bookkeeping system having a large number of similar accounts. Employee follows standard or established procedures but may exercise some judgement in analyzing transactions and determining entries. Work may also involve the preparation of payrolls, financial reports of a routine or standard nature, and a variety of clerical duties. Ordinarily, employees work with little direct supervision, but reports prepared or records kept are subject to periodic internal review or audit.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from high school including or supplemented by courses in bookkeeping and one year of experience bookkeeping 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: Knowledge of the principles and techniques of bookkeeping; Knowledge of the principles and methods of modern office management and of the operation of machines and appliances; Some knowledge of governmental accounting methods and principles; Ability to understand and carry out general oral and written instructions and to apply detailed working procedures appropriate to the objectives desired; Ability to apply knowledge of bookkeeping to the maintenance of accounts and the preparation of financial statements and reports; Ability to make arithmetical computations with speed and accuracy.

    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 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: JULY 11, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    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. The current vacant assignment entails developing and delivering programs for children age 0-12 with an emphasis on early childhood programming, strong knowledge of children's literature and providing a variety of information services for parents and children. Duties are performed within the framework of established library policy under the general supervision and review of a higher level librarian. Assignment is in Young Minds & Family Learning.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Master's 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. Please submit cover letter and resume with application.

    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: JUNE 24, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    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.

    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 Sand 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.


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

    REMOVAL DATE extended to: JULY 8, 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.


    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)


    GRANTS ADMINISTRATION & CONTRACTS COORDINATOR
    DEPARTMENT: POLICE SERVICES
    SALARY: MINIMUM $44,623 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: JULY 11, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is responsible administrative work in supervising and coordinating specific projects within and in conjunction with City departments, state and federal grants and outside contractors. Work is performed under the general supervision of a Project Director, with considerable latitude for exercising independent judgement. Work is reviewed through conferences and reports.
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Graduation from a four-year college or university with course work in economics, public administration, business development, city planning, or a related field; and 3 to 5 years of experience with a public or private organization in project management; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to; Knowledge of federal, state and local requirements for grant submissions and contractual processes; Thorough knowledge of government requirements for the development, preparation, and administration of project grants; Thorough knowledge of mechanisms for contract development; Ability to prepare grants, contracts and reports using personal computer; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with federal, state and local officials, consultants, contractors, other city employees and the general public.

    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.


    ACQUISITION / DISPOSITION COORDINATOR
    DEPARTMENT: LIVABLE CITIES INITIATIVE
    SALARY: MINIMUM $49,186 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: JUNE 24, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    *****PROMOTIONAL ONLY*****
    OPEN ONLY TO CURRENT EMPLOYEES WHO MEET MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is a responsible position in the Livable City Initiative (LCI). Work involves determining which parcels of land the City may acquire through condemnation, tax foreclosure or friendly acquisition. It includes the tracking of properties through the City's acquisition and disposition process to insure timely development of future projects. In addition, the position coordinates related Economic Development Administration activities in the area of acquisition and disposition of structures and assures completion of individual projects under the various programs in accordance with neighborhood plans and commercial development approvals. All work is performed under the supervision of the Livable City Initiative and the Economic Development Administration.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from a four-year College or University with a degree in public administration, political science, economics, housing, urban planning or a related field and one to three years of experience with governmental research or administration, and the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Knowledge of municipal government structure and operations. Knowledge of federal and state requirements and procedures governing homesteading, urban renewal and housing site development. Knowledge of research and standard procedures for real estate transactions undertaken as part of a federal, state or municipal program. Ability to present material publicly and to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to work effectively with city departments and diverse public and private groups and individuals.

    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.

    RELOCATION SPECIALIST, BILINGUAL
    DEPARTMENT: LIVABLE CITIES INITIATIVE
    SALARY: MINIMUM $40,703 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: JUNE 24, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    *****PROMOTIONAL ONLY*****
    OPEN ONLY TO CURRENT EMPLOYEES WHO MEET MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is responsible work in relocating property owners, tenants, families and businesses being displaced by any City activity. Work involves responsibility for making public contacts with individuals, groups and businesses to advise them of their eligibility for benefits and relocation assistance. Assignments are received from a supervisor and are reviewed through written and oral reports.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in social services or business administration, and 1-3 years' experience in dealing with family and business relocation cases and the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Knowledge of the relocation rules, regulations and requirements at the state, federal and local levels. Knowledge of problems caused by development activities and how they affect residents and businesses. Ability to analyze specific relocation problems and recommend solutions. Ability to communicate effectively with individuals, families, business owners, attorneys, contractors and City employees. Ability to speak in public and express oneself clearly and concisely. Ability to maintain and keep records of relocation activities. Ability to speak, write and read Spanish fluently. Ability to interpret and understand City of New Haven Housing Code.

    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 NURSING COORDINATOR
    DEPARTMENT: HEALTH DEPARTMENT
    SALARY: MINIMUM $53,954 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: JULY 1, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:
    The Public Health Nurse Coordinator assists in the management of the Bureau of Nursing by working directly with the Public Health Nurse Director, nursing staff and others involved in the delivery of public health services. This entails coordinating and supervising the day-to-day activities of the Bureau. Responsibilities are carried out in accordance with the Bureau's purpose and policies, the provision of effective and efficient services and the public health needs of the community. The work is planned, reviewed and periodically evaluated under the guidance and direction of the Director of Public Health Nursing.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Possession of a valid, current Registered Nurse license issued by the State of Connecticut. Graduation 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; 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 a minimum of three years' experience in public health or community nursing; Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification; Valid and current Connecticut driver's license; and  the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Knowledge and understanding of the principles, practices and techniques of professional nursing, including growth and development of school-aged children and youth; Knowledge of current community health issues; Knowledge of functions and services of other community agencies and resources. Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of supervision.

    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.

    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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