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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)


    PEDIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER
    DEPARTMENT: HEALTH
    SALARY: $46.87 Per Hour

    REMOVAL DATE: JUNE 23, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK

    This is responsible, professional work providing and serving both young and school age children (up to 10 years old) in a primary health care setting located in an elementary school facility. The practitioner will be employed by and administratively responsible to the Health Department, and in addition, by agreement, medical pediatric supervision and protocol will be provided by a community health care provider.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from an accredited baccalaureate program in nursing, or from an accredited National League of Nursing (N.L.N.) three-year hospital school of nursing with pediatrics nurse practitioner preparation in a formal continuing education program or a Master's Degree in nursing; and the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Considerable knowledge of standards of care and service delivery offered in a school based clinic setting operated by a city health department. Considerable knowledge of federal and state las governing medical nursing practice in a school based clinic (SBC). Considerable knowledge of planning, implementing, and evaluating SBC activities. Ability to collaborate effectively with the SBC medical advisor and the nursing director in obtaining, maintaining, and implementing the clinic in an elementary school setting. Ability to manage and allocate time appropriately between the SBC and the responsible agencies.
    LICENSURE:
    Possession of or eligibility for a license as a registered nurse issued by the State of Connecticut Board of Nurse Examiners. Applicant must have active license prior to appointment.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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


    SUPERVISING LIBRARIAN
    DEPARTMENT: NEW HAVEN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
    SALARY: MINIMUM $56,692 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: JUNE 23, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is professional library work in the supervision of a major library activity, a major branch library, or in the development and supervision of a major specialized subject area such as literacy, computers, audio-visual resources and service, and information service for businesses. Work is performed with latitude for professional judgment under the general supervision of the Director, a Librarian V or Librarian IV, and is reviewed through conferences and observation of results.
    This particular assignment will serve the role of a Community Engagement Coordinator who will be responsible for developing and managing community partnership programming and the effective deployment of social media and as such will be required to have knowledge and experience with computer applications in public libraries, literacy service, and business information service. Strong media and technology skills; outstanding writing skills; strong presentation and graphic design skills will be required to serve in the role of this assignment. This assignment includes responsibility for developing and sustaining strategic partnerships with community groups and key stakeholders to build effective services and programs across the constellation of NHFPL libraries that align with City's goals for safety, education, and employment. It is also responsible for coordination of all social media and the library's website.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    A Master's degree in Library Science and at least three to five years' experience in professional library work, including at least six months of supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities, and skills, including but not limited to: Considerable knowledge in the required area of expertise such as: Considerable knowledge of the objectives of library service to the community. Ability to apply library science principles and techniques to operating and supervising problems. Ability to plan and supervise operations of a library unit. Competency in Spanish is a plus. As a required part of the application process, candidates MUST submit a cover letter describing their relevant qualifications, experience and interest; a current resume; and the contact information for three references.

    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)


    MANAGER – OPERATIONS PROCESS IMPROVEMENT
    DEPARTMENT: TRANSPORTATION, TRAFFIC & PARKING
    SALARY: MINIMUM $53,954 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: JUNE 5, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is a professional middle management position requiring administrative and technical skills to assist in the coordination of City departments that directly provide services to the residents of New Haven. This position reports to the Chief Administrative officer or designee and involves managing special projects, particularly improving operational work flow processes. Work includes assessing and implementing work management software systems, assisting departments adapt their work-flow to these systems, and implementation. Other responsibilities may include continued work-management role with these systems.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from a four-year college or university, with major course work in public administration or information technology preferred. One to three years' experience in working in an operations environment in a position that is involved in improving work flow and efficiency; one to three years' experience implementing software systems, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Knowledge of the mechanics and principles used in the design and implementation of automated work flow and or job order scheduling systems; Demonstrated ability to plan and manage the implementation of a work order/work flow management systems across multiple disciplines and departments; Knowledge of the basic functions of the various departments which support and maintain municipal infrastructure such as: Public Works, Parks, Transportation Traffic and Parking, etc.; Must possess ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with the public, elected officials, employees, department heads and community agents.

    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.

     

    FIREFIGHTER
    DEPARTMENT: FIRE SERVICE
    SALARY: $40,476 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: MAY 30, 2017

    Or until limits met; see below for more detail

    PLEASE NOTE SPECIAL APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS!

    Copy of posting available HERE

    Position is subject to a NON-REFUNDABLE $50.00 Application Fee. Fee may be waived in cases of hardship. Hardship applicants must meet eligibility criteria and are considered on a case-by-case basis. Instructions for waiving fees included in the Applicant Handbook available at www.firefighterapp.com/NewHavenFire and at reception window Dept. of Human Resources 200 Orange St. Rm #102 New Haven, CT 06510

    APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS: 12:01 am MAY 4, 2017

    CLOSING DATE: Applications will be limited to a total of 1,000 applications split at 500 applications from non-New Haven residents and 500 applications from New Haven residents.

    • Application period will close to non-New Haven residents when 500 applications are received from applicants not domiciled or residing in the city of New Haven.
    • Application period will close to New Haven residents when 500 applications are received from applicants domiciled and residing in the city of New Haven.
    • Whether or not this application limit is reached, the application period will close no later than 11:59 pm MAY 30, 2017.

    TO APPLY:

    m FIRST, BEFORE you apply, read the Applicant Handbook available at www.firefighterapp.com/NewHavenFire or HERE. Applicants are responsible for reading all instructions on how to apply. The Handbook is also available at the reception window at the Dept. of Human Resources, 200 Orange Street, Room 102 New Haven, CT 06510.

    • SECOND, create a free Firefighterapp.com account, if you don't already have one. Go to www.firefighterapp.com/NewHavenFire and click on Log-In. From here you can create your account or simply log-in. You must have an email address to create a Firefighterapp.com account.

    m Complete your application. Be sure to click on Entry-Level Firefighter 2017 Non-Resident option if you live outside of New Haven. Be sure to click on Entry-Level Firefighter 2017 New Haven Resident option if you live in New Haven.

    • Submit your on-line application and $50.00 application fee by credit/debit card (or fee waiver) as soon as possible before the application limits are reached but no later than Tuesday, May 30, 2017 by 11:59 pm. If an option to apply is not available, that means the application limit has been reached for that option and you will not be able to apply.

     
    APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED ON-LINE at www.firefighterapp.com/NewHavenFire
    APPLYING MORE THAN ONCE IS NOT PERMITTED.

    Internet & computer access available at: Dept. of HR 200 Orange Street Room 102, New Haven, CT 06510 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm Mon Wed & Fri (except 5/22); and, at any New Haven Free Public Library location. Visit www.nhfpl.org for location/hours convenient for you. Ask library staff for assistance in obtaining a guest pass. Also, on specific Saturdays: 5/6, 5/13, 5/20 & 5/27 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm the New Haven Fire Training Academy on 230 ET Grasso Blvd New Haven, CT 06519 will have internet & computer access available for applicants to apply.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY:

    1) You must be at least 18 years of age at time of application. 2) You must possess a valid driver's license. 3) You must have completed high school or obtained a GED by September 1, 2017.
    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
    You must be able to meet established educational, physical and medical requirements. You must possess and maintain appropriate 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 as instructed above. Those persons meeting minimum requirements will be invited to participate in an exam process at a later date.


     

    FIREFIGHTER PARAMEDIC
    DEPARTMENT: FIRE SERVICE
    SALARY: $40,476 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: MAY 30, 2017

    PLEASE NOTE SPECIAL APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS!

    Copy of posting available HERE

    Position is subject to a NON-REFUNDABLE $50.00 Application Fee. Fee 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 Applicant Handbook available at www.firefighterapp.com/NewHavenFire and at reception window Dept. of Human Resources. Position is subject to background check, medical and drug testing upon conditional offer of employment.

    TO APPLY:

    m FIRST, BEFORE you apply, read the Applicant Handbook available at www.firefighterapp.com/NewHavenFire or HERE. Applicants are responsible for reading all instructions on how to apply. The Handbook is also available at the reception window at the Dept. of Human Resources, 200 Orange Street, Room 102 New Haven, CT 06510.

    • SECOND, create a free Firefighterapp.com account, if you don't already have one. Go to www.firefighterapp.com/NewHavenFire and click on Log-In. From here you can create your account or simply log-in. You must have an email address to create a Firefighterapp.com account.
    • Complete your application. Be sure to click on Firefighter/Paramedic 2017 to respond to this job announcement.

     

    • IF YOU DO NOT MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION, DO NOT APPLY. Your application will be rejected. Additionally, your application fee will not be refunded.
    • Submit your on-line application and $50.00 application fee by credit/debit card (or fee waiver) no later than Tuesday, May 30, 2017 by 11:59 pm. APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED ON-LINE at www.firefighterapp.com/NewHavenFire

    Internet & computer access available at: Dept. of HR 200 Orange Street Room 102, New Haven, CT 06510 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm Mon Wed & Fri (except 5/22); and, at any New Haven Free Public Library location. Visit www.nhfpl.org for location/hours convenient for you. Ask library staff for assistance in obtaining a guest pass. Also, on specific Saturdays: 5/6, 5/13, 5/20 & 5/27 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm the New Haven Fire Training Academy on 230 ET Grasso Blvd New Haven, CT 06519 will have internet & computer access available for applicants to apply.

     

    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 by September 1, 2017; 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 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 info 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.
    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
    You must be able to meet established educational, physical and medical requirements. You must possess and maintain appropriate 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 as instructed above. Those persons meeting minimum requirements will be invited to participate in an exam process at a later date.

    SEASONAL POSITION(S)


    PARKS DEPARTMENT IS
    ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING
    NON-TESTED SEASONAL TEMPORARY POSITIONS:

    Apply now for SUMMER 2017 employment!!

    *MUST APPLY AT PARKS DEPARTMENT as indicated*

    PROGRAM AIDE, SEASONAL, TEMPORARY
    SALARY: $10.10-$11.00 per hour
    REMOVAL DATE: OCTOBER 27, 2017

    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: $13 - $22 per hour
    REMOVAL DATE: OCTOBER 27, 2017

    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 $10.10 - $18 per hour
    REMOVAL DATE: OCTOBER 27, 2017

    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 picked up and 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.
  • 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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