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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

    For information on the FIREFIGHTER & FIREFIGHTER PARAMEDIC Application & Testing Process CLICK HERE

    NON-TESTED POSITION(S)


    LIBRARIAN III
    DEPARTMENT: NEW HAVEN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
    SALARY: $51,800 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: JANUARY 6, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is advanced level professional library work involving the planning and implementation of complex informational and/or technical services for the library system. The current assignment is in Community Engagement and Communications and serves as a resource across all Library public service departments in the application of interactive community engagement technologies and programs. Will develop community partnerships to promote maker technology and civic digital media in support of the Library's innovation programs and services. Requires the application of specialized knowledge, initiative and independent judgment. Work is performed under general supervision of senior supervisory or administrative staff.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Master's degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited library school (or its foreign equivalent); and a minimum of 6 years' experience in professional library work; and the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Extensive working knowledge of computer information services, networks and consortia, sufficient to evaluate their application to specific library needs. Thorough knowledge of the organization and methods of research, and the means of communicating results in a subject area. Thorough knowledge of current computer developments in library services, systems and equipment. Knowledge of the principles and practices of library science. Knowledge of sources and procedures used in reference and bibliographic research. Knowledge of objectives of library service to the community.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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

    LIBRARIAN V
    DEPARTMENT: NEW HAVEN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
    SALARY RANGE: $83,374 - $87,809 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: JANUARY 6, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

     

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is responsible professional and administrative work directing the activities of a major division of the library system and assisting the City Librarian in the formation of policy, rules, and procedures. The current vacant assignment entails managing the core operations of the Library with the senior management team and overseeing strategic initiatives. Represents the NHFPL as a vibrant urban public library both locally and nationally. General objectives are received in conference with the city librarian but employee performs professional and administrative functions with wide latitude in the exercise of administrative and professional judgement.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    A Master's Degree in Library Science; and 5 to 10 years of experience in professional library work, including three years in a supervisory or administrative capacity; and the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Extensive knowledge of the principles and techniques of library organization and management. Extensive knowledge of principles and practices of library services. Considerable knowledge of library personnel administration. Considerable knowledge of library and city fiscal and budgetary procedures. Ability to supervise, direct and instruct library personnel in administrative and procedural aspects of the library system. Ability to speak effectively in public.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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

    CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER
    DEPARTMENT: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
    SALARY: MINIMUM $72,268 ANNUALIZED

    POSTED UNTIL FILLED

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:

    The CIO (Chief Information Officer) works for the Mayor and operates under the Mayor's broad policy direction. The CIO directs and manages the City's information technology (IT) and telecommunications systems and activities. The CIO supervises the Managers of the Information Services Department and exercises indirect supervision over all employees within the Information Services Department. Leads and develops technology strategic plans and implementation strategies. Provides leadership and advice to the Mayor, Economic Development Administrator and Chief Administrative Officer and their respective Department Heads in integrating and aligning technology with business plan objectives. Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates the Information Services Department and its operations to ensure effective support for organizational objectives and efficient and effective implementation of initiatives. Position is appointed by the Mayor and serves a term in accordance with the City Charter.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in Management Information Systems or other strongly related field. Master's degree in Management and Systems, Information Systems or other strongly related advanced degree preferred. Seven or more years of progressively responsible related experience in information technology, systems, strategic planning and project management. Requires experience in planning and managing complex information technology initiatives in a collaborative municipal business environment; and an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills, including but not limited to Extensive knowledge of information and telecommunications technology, as well as current and emerging trends. Extensive experience managing IT resources: people, systems infrastructures. Extensive group process and process improvement skills. Considerable knowledge of strategic planning, systems and project management. Ability to facilitate teams and to lead decision- making processes in a collaborative environment. Ability to manage complex budgets and to prepare and review complex financial analysis. Ability to effectively manage and supervise personnel and interdepartmental technology committees and work programs.
    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
    Must obtain residency in the City of New Haven within six months of hire date.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

    In order to be considered for this title, you must submit a resume and application during 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)


    DEPUTY FIRE CHIEF
    DEPARTMENT: FIRE SERVICES
    SALARY:  $106,123  ANNUALIZED

    POSTED UNTIL: DECEMBER 22, 2016

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is responsible supervisory and professional Firefighting work on a citywide basis.  Work involves direct command of all Firefighting forces on an assigned shift.  Work is performed under the general supervision of an Assistant Fire Chief and is reviewed through reports, conferences and observation of results.

     

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Graduation from high school, and 1 year in Civil Service rank of Battalion Chief in the New Haven Fire Department along with the knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

    In order to be considered for this title you must submit an application during the posting period.  STOP AT THE HUMAN RESOURCES RECEPTION DESK FOR A SPECIAL APPLICATION PACKET or download by clicking here

     

    ASSISTANT FIRE CHIEF of OPERATIONS
    DEPARTMENT: FIRE SERVICES
    SALARY:  $115,879  ANNUALIZED

    POSTED UNTIL: DECEMBER 22, 2016

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is responsible  administrative  and  professional  work  in  the  management  and  operation  of  the  Fire Department.  Work includes, depending upon the job within this class, either the command responsibility for all the administrative functions of the department or the command responsibility for all of the firefighting operations of the department.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Fire Chief and is reviewed through conferences.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Graduation from high school, preferably supplemented by college level courses in fire engineering, or fire technology; and five to ten years experience in firefighting, including three to five years supervisory experience and three months to one year experience at the Chief Officer level, the Director of Training level or the Drillmaster level within the New Haven Fire Department along with the knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description.

     

    INSTRUCTIONS:

    In order to be considered for this title you must submit an application during the posting period.  STOP AT THE HUMAN RESOURCES RECEPTION DESK FOR A SPECIAL APPLICATION PACKET or download by clicking here

    CLERK TYPIST, BILINGUAL
    DEPARTMENT: CITY WIDE
    SALARY: $37,883 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: DECEMBER 16, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK
    This class is accountable for performing a wide variety of general clerical functions including basic processing, reception, filing, record keeping, and typing. The variety of work differs among departments of assignment. The principal emphasis is upon the wide variety of clerical tasks performed, which require the application of independent judgment and clerical knowledge and independent action and discretion on problems encountered. Until the more difficult phases of a job are learned, an employee works under relatively close supervision, but thereafter detailed instructions are received only when changes in procedures are made. Work is reviewed by a supervisor through observation of operations, periodic audits of work performed, and by advice and assistance on unusual or difficult problems.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from high school including or supplemented by course work in typing and word processing, and up to 1 year of experience in general clerical work requiring typing and word processing skills; knowledge of Spanish and English vocabularies, broad enough for ready conversation of each language to the other, with ability to convey accurately the intended meaning of the spoken word or sentence; 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 office procedures, including proper telephone usage and filing. Knowledge of spelling, business math, punctuation and grammar. Knowledge of, or basic proficiency in at least one type of word processing software, such as Microsoft Word, or any equivalent. Skill in typing a variety of documents and materials at a net speed of 35 wpm. Ability to communicate orally and in writing. Must have bilingual English/Spanish speaking abilities. Must speak Spanish fluently.

    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 exam process at a later date.


    SEASONAL POSITION(S)


    Please check back later.


     

    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.
  • At this time, please DO NOT link your resume to file hosting sites such as Dropbox or GoogleDoc. Your resume should be sent to us by mail, fax, or email as an attachment. 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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