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)

    DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC HEALTH
    HEALTH DEPARTMENT (**Revised**)
    SALARY: MIN: $72,268–MAX: $125,426

     

    POST UNTIL FILLED

    NATURE OF WORK:

    The Director of Public Health, oversees a major city department, is an integral part of the City's operations, and is critical to the agency's success. The Health Director is responsible for the planning, coordinating and implementation of all activities of the New Haven Health Department and works with local, regional, state and federal officials to ensure the health of New Haven residents. In addition to the enforcement of state and local ordinances, public health code regulations and ensures emergency response preparedness planning, the Health Director works with City officials to drive an innovative evidence-based research, policy and advocacy agenda. The Health Director is appointed by the Board of Health and reports directly to the Community Services Administrator for the City of New Haven. For further information about the City of New Haven Health Department, visit: http://www.cityofnewhaven.com/Health/

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS (*have been revised as follows):

    Candidate must meet at least one of the following two (2) requirements:

    1. Licensed physician and hold a degree in public health from an accredited school, college, university or institution;

    -OR-

    1. Possess a graduate degree in public health.

    Additionally must possess the following knowledge, abilities and skills, including but not limited to: Individual must have strong research, policy and administrative experience; At least 7 years of professional administrative experience in a health related organization or government agency doing public health administration or management, including workforce/labor and budget management; effective communication; emergency preparedness response planning; effective establishment and implementation of policy or business goals; and compliance with legal requirements. Considerable research and writing experience (including publications in peer-reviewed journals and grant writing); Ability to build consensus with community and political partners on critical issues addressing health; Ability to manage budgets and prioritize critical deliverables pertaining to health; Ability to optimize and leverage limited resources to address essential public health concerns. Applicants must submit a writing sample along with application.
    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
    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.


    PART TIME LIBRARIAN
    DEPARTMENT: LIBRARY SERVICES
    SALARY: UP TO $19.14 PER HOUR

    POSTED UNTIL: DECEMBER 2, 2014

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is part-time (up to 19 hours) professional work at the entry level, involving the use of all library techniques and materials in positions such as reference, branch, children's, technical services, etc. Work is performed under the general supervision of a higher level librarian, and is reviewed through frequent conferences and observation of performance. Schedule may include evenings and weekends, at the Main Library or at a Branch. Current vacancies include supporting youth services as Young Minds Librarian and in Reference Department.
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    A Master's Degree in Library Science from a graduate program accredited by the American Library Association, or its foreign equivalent and other knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Knowledge of the principles and practices of library science, procedures and techniques; Knowledge of sources and procedures used in reference and bibliographic research, and of software programs designed for libraries. Must be computer literate through formal training in the searching of on-line bibliographic databases.

    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
    Assignment in Young Minds & Youth Services
    SALARY:$44,623 ANNUALIZED

    POSTED UNTIL: DECEMBER 5, 2014

    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. Duties are performed within the framework of established library policy under the general supervision and review of a higher level librarian.
    The assignment for the current vacancy entails maintaining the teen collection throughout the system, developing programs for teens in New Haven, designing special services for the new Teen Center in Ives and providing a variety of information services to meet the diverse needs of teens. Position will report to the manager of the Young Minds department.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Masters 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.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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

     


    MUNICIPAL CIVIL ENGINEER
    DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING
    SALARY: minimum $49,186 ANNUALIZED
    REMOVAL DATE: DECEMBER 5, 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 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.

    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.


    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)

    FIRE LIEUTENANT
    DEPARTMENT: FIRE SERVICES
    SALARY: $79,574 ANNUALIZED

    POSTED UNTIL: DECEMBER 2, 2014

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is supervisory work in the direction of the activities of a fire company during an assigned shift. Work involves direct command over a number of firefighters in a fire company on an assigned shift, and responsibility for the discipline of the personnel on the shift and for the proper maintenance of apparatus and equipment. Work is performed under the general supervision of a Captain or a Battalion Chief and is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of results.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Graduation from high school; supplemented by training courses in Firefighting, fire prevention, and related subjects; open to Privates 1st Grade with at least 30 months of experience as a firefighter with  the  New Haven Fire Department.  Must possess the following knowledge, abilities, and skills:
    Knowledge of modern fire fighting and fire prevention practices.
    Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of the various types of apparatus and equipment used by the fire department, together with ability to supervise the effective use of such equipment and apparatus.
    Knowledge of first-aid principles and skills in their application.
    Knowledge of the rules and regulations of the New Haven Fire Department.
    Knowledge of the location of streets and fire hydrants, building construction types, sprinklers and detection devices, building usage, and special hazards in the city.

    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 <PACKET LINK>


    FIRE CAPTAIN
    DEPARTMENT: FIRE SERVICES
    SALARY: $88,377 ANNUALIZED

    POSTED UNTIL: DECEMBER 2, 2014

    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, 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.
    Ability to prepare clear and concise reports.

    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 <PACKET LINK>


    ADMINISTRATIVE CUSTOMER SERVICE COORDINATOR
    DEPARTMENT: CITY TOWN CLERK
    SALARY: MINIMUM $37,056 ANNUALIZED

    POSTED UNTIL: NOVEMBER 24, 2014

    NATURE OF WORK
    This is responsible staff and skilled clerical work is expected to coordinate and assist in all other operational functions of the City Town Clerks Office. This position entails administrative tasks, judgment, and secretarial duties requiring independent action and judgment. Work is performed with considerable independence with only broad guidelines given. Work is reviewed by the City Town Clerk or his/her designee.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from a high school, supplemented by college level courses in public administration; and one to three years of experience, including three months to one year of experience in administrative task; and a minimum of five years of customer service experience, 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 modern office systems, practices and procedures. Computer literacy skills, which include: word processing, spreadsheets, databases and e-mail. Considerable knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic. The ability to solve problems independently. Knowledge of general budgeting principles, methods and practices. Knowledge of the methods and principles of administrative research and analysis. Ability to maintain complex record systems and to assemble and prepare reports from such records.
    SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS
    Must obtain a Notary Public license within 6 months of hire. Must have ability to work a flexible schedule (Outside of standard 9:00 am to 5:00 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.

    For more info, call (203) 946-8252; or visit website www.cityofnewhaven.com. Criminal background reviews are performed. Applications & job descriptions available at the Dept. of Human Resources, 200 Orange Street, 1st floor, New Haven, CT 06510, Monday-Friday, 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. Resumes may be mailed to above address, faxed to (203) 946-7166, or emailed to NHJOBS@newhavenct.net in Word or RTF format. Include job title in subject line. Applications/Resumes must be received by the Department of Human Resources, No Later Than 5 P.M. on REMOVAL DATE. 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.

    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
    Yale University Art Gallery
    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