Welcome to the New Haven Department of Human Resources
Return To City Homepage Menu is below
 
  • ONLINE SERVICES
  • FORMS
  • CALENDARS
  • EMERGENCY INFO
  • InfoNewHaven
  • Return Home
  •  


  • Search Our Site
    transparent image for spacing

    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)

    ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, SPECIAL PROJECTS
    DEPARTMENT: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION
    SALARY: MINIMUM $49,186 ANNUALIZED
    POSTED UNTIL: OCTOBER 10, 2014
    CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT CONTINGENT UPON AVAILABILITY OF FUTURE FUNDING

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This position is the primary contact point between the City and the private business community. Work involves contacting existing New Haven businesses and coordinating solutions to their problems, assisting new business expansion opportunities and actively promoting the acquisition of new economic enterprises for the City. It is the mainstay of the City's business retention program. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Director of Economic Development and is reviewed through conferences and observation of results.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Graduation from a four-year university or college with major course work in business administration, planning or other related fields; and at least two years of direct experience dealing with the business community on a field basis for either private or public agencies and the following knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Considerable knowledge of public administration and/or governmental operations as well as some experience in the private sector, preferably working within a private corporation; Knowledge of basic business economics including understanding of the private sector economic system, business taxation and finance, business capital investment and private sector personnel policies; Competent writing and verbal skills are required as well as the ability to put together logical reports; Ability to understand specific business problems and actively work toward a solution; Ability to negotiate and to coordinate with other City and/ or public agencies to effect those solutions; Ability to instill confidence in the City through its dealings with the private sector.

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

    EQUIPMENT OPERATOR III - INTERNAL ONLY
    DEPARTMENT: PUBLIC WORKS
    SALARY: $21.63 HOURLY
    POSTED UNTIL: OCTOBER 3, 2014

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

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is skilled work in the operation of large complex trucks and complex construction and maintenance equipment. Work includes the safe and efficient operation, routine maintenance, and minor repair of large complex trucks, street sweepers, paving machines, bulldozers, motorgraders, large rollers, back hoes, snow plows, and sand spreaders on a full-time basis. Some positions of the class may operate equipment of a lower classification and supervise and participate in manual work when heavy equipment is not needed. Work assignments are received in the form of general work orders and are reviewed for the quantity and quality of results and the condition of the assigned equipment.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    OPEN ONLY TO CURRENT City of New Haven EMPLOYEES in LOCAL 424 MEETING MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS; Completion of the eighth school grade and 1 to 3 years of experience operating equipment of this class; 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 the principles and methods of operating the assigned equipment. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; Ability to make minor repairs and adjustments to assigned equipment and detect operating defects; Ability to operate assigned equipment safely and efficiently; Ability to perform work for extended periods under varying climatic conditions. INTERNAL POSTING ONLY - OPEN ONLY TO CURRENT City of New Haven EMPLOYEES in PUBLIC WORKS MEETING MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS.

    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
    Possession of a valid Connecticut motor vehicle license, Class 102.

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

    LABORER (STREETS) - INTERNAL ONLY
    DEPARTMENT: PUBLIC WORKS
    SALARY: $20.55 HOURLY
    POSTED UNTIL: OCTOBER 3, 2014

    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.

    REFUSE LABORER - INTERNAL ONLY
    DEPARTMENT: PUBLIC WORKS
    SALARY: $22.08 HOURLY
    POSTED UNTIL: OCTOBER 3, 2014

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

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is heavy manual work in collecting garbage and refuse. Work involves performing heavy manual work in the collection of garbage, refuse, and trash on residential routes. Work is performed as a member of a crew under close supervision.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    OPEN ONLY TO CURRENT City of New Haven EMPLOYEES in PUBLIC WORKS MEETING MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS A combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills, including but not limited to: Some knowledge of the occupational hazards involved and the safety precautions of the work; Some knowledge of the operation and minor maintenance of garbage trucks; Ability to understand and follow oral or written instructions; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors and other employees, and to deal with the public in a pleasant, courteous, and tactful manner; Physical strength sufficient, to lift and carry heavy objects over a long distance under adverse weather conditions. INTERNAL POSTING ONLY - OPEN ONLY TO CURRENT City of New Haven EMPLOYEES in PUBLIC WORKS MEETING MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS.

    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
    Possession of a valid Connecticut Commercial Driver's License (CDL).

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

    DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS
    POSTED UNTIL FILLED

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is a senior management level position requiring management, administrative and technical skills necessary to direct the daily execution of a variety of activities involving Public Works personnel. The position is appointed by the Mayor and reports to the Chief Administrative Officer. Work involves the planning and directing work tasks associated with day to day maintenance of public rights of way, bridges (including mechanical moving bridges), citywide refuse collection and disposal, recycling, snow removal, fleet management and drainage. The position is responsible for coordinating emergency responses to flooding, snow or other weather-related emergencies and works closely with other public safety officials in responding to both natural and man-made disasters. Budgeting, coordinating work tasks, supervising personnel, handling correspondence, overseeing departmental finances, dealing with personnel issues, and communicating with elected officials and members of the public are daily functions of the position. The Deputy Director spot, which is a civil service tested position without residency requirement, is currently vacant and the Director will be afforded an opportunity to help recruit for that position.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Graduation from an accredited college or university with emphasis on civil engineering, urban planning, transportation, environmental studies or related field. A master's degree in public or business administration is preferred. Five to seven years of related financial and operational management experience preferably in public sector/government; or any equivalent combination of training, experience and ability. Must possess the following competencies, including but not limited to: Ability to supervise and manage a diverse workforce; Knowledge of public works operations including refuse and recycling collection, waste disposal, street cleaning, snow removal, emergency response, and equipment use and maintenance; Considerable knowledge of personnel management issues in a union environment; Ability to plan and direct others in implementing programs and projects; Considerable knowledge of financial management principles including budgeting and accountability; Ability to solve problems and deal creatively at more effective/efficient ways to carry out responsibilities with limited resources; Ability to communicate effectively both written and orally with employees, department heads, contractors, elected officials, members of the public and other groups as necessary.

    SPECIAL REQUIREMENT
    Residency in the City of New Haven is required within six months of appointment.

    INSTRUCTIONS:
    In order to be considered for this title, you must submit an application and resume to the Department of Human Resources.


    MUNICIPAL CIVIL ENGINEER
    DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING
    SALARY: minimum $49,186 ANNUALIZED
    REMOVAL DATE: SEPTEMBER 29, 2014

    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 Drivers 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.

    DIRECTOR OF BUILDING INSPECTION & ENFORCEMENT
    DEPARTMENT: OFFICE OF BUILDING INSPECTION & ENFORCEMENT
    SALARY: MINIMUM $72,268 ANNUALIZED
    POSTED UNTIL FILLED

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is a highly responsible position subject to appointment and authority by the Mayor. Appointee is responsible for administration of building, plumbing and electrical inspection as well as the regulation of buildings and construction. The director is designated as the zoning enforcement officer and the housing code enforcement officer. Work is performed under the supervision of the Mayor and is reviewed through conferences and observation of results.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Graduation from a four year college of university with major course work in an applicable program of study; at least 5 years of practical experience in construction, design or supervision as a builder, civil engineer or architect and the following knowledge, abilities, and skills: Thorough knowledge of Building Code and Housing Code. Knowledge of construction principles and techniques. Knowledge of the City's Zoning Ordinance. Experience in planning and directing staff operations. Ability to effectively communicate the procedures and goals of the code enforcement program to groups and individuals. Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with staff, other government department/agencies and the general public.

    SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS
    This is a Charter position which establishes the following requirements:
    State of Connecticut certification as a Building Official is required at time of application. During term of office, no building official or inspector shall engage in any other business, or be interested, directly or indirectly, in the doing of any work or the furnishing of any materials or supplies for the construction, maintenance or repair of any building, or for any plumbing work or electrical work, or in the making of plans for specifications therefore. Within six (6) months following the effective date of appointment, shall become an elector of the City of New Haven, or reside outside the corporate boundaries of the City if such residence is on lands owned by the City of New Haven.

    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: $45,059 ANNUALIZED
    ONGOING POSTING

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is a position as a Public Health Nurse in the Department of Health, City of New Haven. Assignment may include Board of Education as a 12 or 10-month Nurse, or in a Headstart Program. 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 Associates 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 CT driver's license.

    INSTRUCTIONS:
    In order to be considered for this title, you must submit an application.

    TESTED POSITION(S)

    ELECTRICIAN
    DEPARTMENT: BOARD OF EDUCATION
    SALARY: $33.06 PER HOUR
    POSTED UNTIL: OCTOBER 3, 2014

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is skilled work in electrical maintenance and repair operations, as well as electrical work for buildings and other facilities. Work assignments are received orally and/or in writing. An employee must exercise independent judgement and is responsible for the methods used and results of all work performed. Work is performed under the supervision of a foreperson.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Graduation from a standard high school or vocational school with a State approved electrician's apprentice program, and 3 to 5 years as an electrician working for a private contractor or public agency 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 the principles and practices of electrical installations, maintenance and repair Considerable knowledge of low voltage 110, 220 and 480 volt electrical systems. Considerable knowledge of the installation, repair and maintenance of electrical phases of oil burners, including switches, motors and electrodes. Considerable knowledge of flood lighting systems. Considerable knowledge of compressors, generators, condensate receivers, sump pumps, relays and electrical thermostats plus equipment related to the trades.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    Frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 80 lbs. Requires walking and/or standing to a significant degree. Frequent bending, stooping and crouching. Occasional sitting and kneeling. Occasional pushing and pulling of carts. Occasional climbing on ladders and stairs. Frequent working from extended heights on platforms and mechanical lifts. Occasional crawling and working on knees.

    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT
    The candidate is required to have a journeyman's electrical license (E1 or E2) issued by the State of Connecticut.

    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 examination at a later date.

    PLANNER II
    CITY PLAN
    SALARY: minimum $44,623 ANNUALIZED
    REMOVAL DATE: EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 26, 2014

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is a mid-level professional planning position involving responsibility for City Plan Commission matters as well as participation in analytical and research projects. Work is performed under the supervision of a professional superior and is reviewed through conferences, reports, and evaluation of results.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Graduation form an accredited four year college or university with major course work in city or regional planning, public administration or research and analysis, and 2 to 4 years of experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills, including but not limited to: Knowledge of the principles and practices of zoning and land use and environmental planning particularly as they apply to an urban setting; knowledge of research practices applicable to urban planning; Knowledge of governmental structure and regulations as it relates to urban development activities; Knowledge of computer programs commonly used for planning analysis, mapping and design; Ability to read, develop, and interpret planning, zoning and land use maps; Ability to assemble and organize and analyze relevant information, and to write reports on a variety of planning, development, zoning and related matters; Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing, or through maps drawings or other graphic images.

    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 examination at a later date.

    ***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.

    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.

  •  

    Click To Visit The Mayor
    Statue of Columbus in Wooster Square Park
    Construction of Pedestrian Walkway
    Open Day (4/26/10) of Metropolitan Business Academy
    Footer For City Site
    Residents | Visitors | Business | Online Services | Q&A | Guide to New Haven | Government | Forms Central | Calendars | Emergency Info
    Any comments/suggestions E-mail the Webmaster for the City of New Haven or contact the Mayor's Office, 165 Church Street, New Haven CT 06510, Telephone 203-946-8200.
    New Haven City Seal