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    Department of Human Resources

    City Job Postings

    For more information on the following job postings, please call (203) 946-8252. Applications/Resumes must be received by the Department of Human Resources No Later Than 5 PM on REMOVAL DATE . Minority applicants are encouraged to apply.

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

    NEW INFORMATION 03/28/16: For information on the FIREFIGHTER & FIREFIGHTER PARAMEDIC Application & Testing Process CLICK HERE

    NON-TESTED POSITION(S)


    MECHANIC B
    DEPARTMENT: PUBLIC WORKS
    SALARY: $26 per hour

    REMOVAL DATE: MAY 6, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK

    This is skilled mechanical work of the journeyman level in the maintenance and repair of a variety of automotive equipment. Employees of this class are responsible for the performance of skilled tasks in repair work on automobiles, trucks, tractors, bulldozers, sweepers and related road construction and maintenance equipment. Assignments are given in the form of oral instructions or general written work orders from a supervisor. Work is subject to review through tests and the operating condition of equipment after work is completed.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from high school; and 1 to 3 years of experience as an automotive mechanic at the full trade level; 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 standard practices and equipment of the automotive mechanic trade; Knowledge of the principles of operation of gasoline and diesel engines and of mechanical repair methods applicable to heavy trucks and construction equipment; Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade; Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; Ability to diagnose defects in mechanical and electrical components of automotive equipment.
    SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENT
    An employee hired as a Mechanic B shall automatically advance to a Mechanic A on his/her 1st year anniversary provided he/she possesses a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL).

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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


    MAINTENANCE WORKER / SPARE BRIDGE TENDER, Part Time
    DEPARTMENT: PUBLIC WORKS
    SALARY: $15.00 per hour

    REMOVAL DATE: MAY 6, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is part-time (up to 19 hours) skilled work participating in the construction, maintenance, and repair of metal and wooden articles, equipment and structures as well as the very responsible work of tending and operating bridges in a manner that is safe for land and water traffic. Work involves participation in the work of maintenance and repair of heavy equipment and bridge structures and the operation of electrical bridge controls, signal and traffic lights, as well as in controlling road traffic with a minimum of delay. Work requires various degrees of specialization depending on the type of assignment as well as independent and sound judgment and constant attentiveness to duties in the operation of bridges to ensure safety to both land and water traffic. Work is performed is performed independently by following oral and written instructions as well as sketches or blueprints and is reviewed by a supervisor for compliance with specifications and standards, and through observation of results obtained and review of operation reports.
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Graduation from high school or vocational school and 1 to 3 years of general maintenance and repair experience as well as experience in the use and operation of electrical controls, and other knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Knowledge in diagnosing and repairing defects in mechanical equipment; Knowledge of the methods and procedures in lubricating and servicing bridge mechanical equipment; Knowledge of the tools used for performing electrical and small plumbing repairs; Knowledge of the methods and procedures in the operation of bridges and its associated electrical and mechanical equipment; Knowledge of the rules and regulations governing water traffic including but not limited to Coast Guard rules and regulations; Skill in operating simple electrical controls and equipment.
    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT
    Possession of a commercial driver's license (CDL) with an endorsement for air brakes at the time of application.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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

    PROJECT COORDINATOR
    DEPARTMENT: HEALTH DEPARTMENT, MATERNAL & CHILD HEALTH DIVISION
    SALARY: MINIMUM $49,186 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: APRIL 29, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is a responsible, professional position that involves the daily coordination, supervision and training of community field workers. This will include the coordination of project activities, staff training and development; and overseeing direct program services. The Project Coordinator reports directly to the Program Director who reports to the Director of Health.
    REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
    A master's degree in Public Health, Social Work, Nursing or a related field; and 3 - 5 years of supervisory experience in a public health, clinic or social service setting, 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: Demonstrated ability to coordinate and supervise program staff. Ability to support, train and advise program staff and identify problems and gaps in workflow. Ability to manage and coordinate program activities. Thorough understanding of program planning, organization, implementation and evaluation. Knowledge of the New Haven community and an understanding of complex family issues and dynamics. Demonstrated case management experience

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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

    ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICER BUSINESS SERVICES
    DEPARTMENT: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION
    SALARY: MINIMUM $49,186 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: APRIL 29, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

     

    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, verbal and computer 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.

    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)


    ASSISTANT ELECTRICAL INSPECTOR
    DEPARTMENT: OFFICE OF BUILDING INSPECTION & ENFORCEMENT
    SALARY: $40,703 - $64,447 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: MAY 6, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is skilled work in enforcing compliance with electrical codes and ordinances governing building construction, alterations, and repair. Work involves the inspection of buildings, and the examination of building plans for compliance with electrical and related requirements. Work includes inspecting electrical installations and wiring in residential and commercial buildings. Although new or difficult situations may be referred to a superior, the employee ordinarily works alone in the field and is responsible for independent decisions requiring technical discretion and judgment in inspecting a wide variety of projects. Work is subject to periodic inspection and reports are reviewed by a superior.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from high school; and 5 to 7 years' experience in electrical work at the journeyman level; 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 electrical installation practice, methods, materials and equipment. Considerable knowledge of electrical codes and related building inspection programs. Knowledge of the principles and practices of modern building inspection programs. Ability to read and interpret plans, and specifications to determine conformity with building regulations and to establish skilled techniques for the field inspection of structures. Ability to detect electrical faults and to appraise quality of construction and physical deterioration
    SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENT
    State of Connecticut certification as an Assistant Electrical Inspector at time of application.

    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.

    ASSISTANT BUILDING INSPECTOR
    DEPARTMENT: OFFICE OF BUILDING INSPECTION & ENFORCEMENT
    SALARY: $40,703 - $64,447 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: APRIL 29, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

     

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is technical work in enforcing compliance with building codes and ordinances governing building construction, alterations, and repair. Work involves the inspection of buildings and the examination of building plans for compliance with zoning, safety, and related regulations and requirements. Although new or difficult situations may be referred to a supervisor, the employee ordinarily works alone in the field and is responsible for independent decisions requiring technical discretion and judgment in inspecting a wide variety of projects. Work is subject to periodic inspection and reports are reviewed by a Deputy Building Inspector.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from high school; and 3 to 5 years experience in the building construction trades including one to three years supervisory 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 building construction practices, methods, materials, and equipment; Considerable knowledge of building and zoning codes and related laws and ordinances; Knowledge of the principles and practices of modern building inspection programs; Ability to develop a working knowledge of demolition ordinances and related laws and ordinances.

    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

    State of Connecticut certification as an Assistant Building Official or Building Official is required at time of application. Possession of a valid driver's license at time of application.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

    In order to be considered for this title, you must submit an Application during the posting period. Those persons meeting minimum requirements will be invited to participate in a Civil Service Exam at a later date.

     


    FIREFIGHTER PARAMEDIC
    DEPARTMENT: FIRE SERVICE
    SALARY: $39,489 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: EXTENDED TO MAY 6, 2016

    The City of New Haven is currently taking applications for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic.

    Copy of job announcement available HERE

    Please click here (www.firefighterapp.com/NewHavenFire) to apply.

    Position is subject to a NON-REFUNDABLE $50.00 Application Fee, as well as an additional NON-REFUNDABLE Testing Fee of $30 (the latter to be payable at the Written Exam). These fees may be waived in cases of hardship. Hardship must meet eligibility criteria and will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Instructions for waiving fees are included in the New Haven Firefighter Applicant Handbook available at www.firefighterapp.com/NewHavenFire.
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY:

    1. You must be at least 18 years of age.
    2. You must possess a valid driver's license.
    3. You must have completed high school or obtained a GED.
    4. You must possess a valid Paramedic Certification/Licensure (from any State).
    5. If not already licensed or medically authorized*, you must obtain and maintain a Connecticut Paramedic License and medical authorization through Sponsor Hospital within one year from date of hire.

    *For those individuals who do not already have Medical Authorization from the New Haven Sponsor Hospital Program, the City of New Haven may assist and/or facilitate in obtaining the required medical authorization for those extended a conditional offer of employment. For information on obtaining Medical Authorization from New Haven Sponsor Hospital Program visit www.sponsorhospital.org, click on the Policies link then click on the Medical Authorization Policy link.

    6. You must already have a valid CPAT Certificate issued to you on or after March 1, 2015. Or, you must be currently registered to take the CPAT exam spring 2016, take and pass that exam and receive your CPAT certificate before New Haven certifies its Eligible List of Firefighter/Paramedic candidates.

    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
    You must be able to meet established educational, physical and medical requirements. You must possess and maintain appropriate State of Connecticut, Department of Motor Vehicle driver's license as required by nature of assignment.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

    In order to be considered for this title, you must submit an Application during the posting period via online application process as described below.

    • Go to www.firefighterapp.com/NewHavenFire.
    • Download and read the New Haven Firefighter/Paramedic Applicant Handbook and follow all instructions for completing and submitting your application. Applicants are responsible for reading all instructions on how to apply as well as other important information on the application and testing process contained in the handbook. The handbook is also available at the reception window at the Dept. of Human Resources, 200 Orange Street, Room 102 New Haven, CT 06510. The New Haven Firefighter Paramedic Applicant Handbook is also available HERE
    • Click Apply Now button at www.firefighterapp.com/NewHavenFire and complete your application. Submit your ON-LINE application and $50.00 application fee (or fee waiver) no later than Friday, May 6, 2016 by 11:59 pm.

    APPLICATIONS ONLY ACCEPTED ON-LINE at www.firefighterapp.com/NewHavenFire
    Internet access is available to applicants without computers or internet services either at Dept. of Human Resources, 200 Orange Street Room 102, New Haven, CT 06510 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm Mon, Wed & Fri, or at any of the New Haven Free Public Library locations. Please visit www.nhfpl.org for the location and hours convenient for you. (You must sign up for a temporary library card if you don't already have one; ask library staff for assistance).


    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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