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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: MARCH 29, 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. Those persons meeting minimum requirements will be invited to participate in an exam process at a later date.

    ASSISTANT FIRE CHIEF
    DEPARTMENT: FIRE DEPARTMENT
    SALARY: MINIMUM $68,208 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: MARCH 10, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK

    This is highly responsible administrative and professional work in the management and operation of the Fire Department. Work includes the command responsibility for all the administrative functions of the department; including personnel actions and budget development and execution. Responsible for maintaining updated and proper rules, regulations and general orders and their enforcement. Administers organizational changes to the department. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Fire Chief and is reviewed and can be modified 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 or the equivalent in leadership, supervisory or managerial experience outside of the rank structure, and a 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 and fluency with common business software, i.e. Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge of the rules and regulations of the department, and of fire prevention laws and ordinances. Knowledge of modern developments in the field of firefighting and related activities. Knowledge of modern firefighting methods and equipment, of fire department hydraulics, and of fire prevention methods. Knowledge of the principles of public administration with special reference to departmental personnel and budget administration. Knowledge of local rules for personnel management city policies, processes and relevant collective bargaining agreements and knowledge of federal and state laws, statutes and policies of the same. Ability to analyze the effectiveness of the department and to correlate its development with changing conditions in the City. Ability to plan, assign, and direct the work of responsible subordinates. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with City officials and the general public. Ability to represent the department and advocate for its needs as necessary before boards, commissions, the media and the general public.
    SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS
    Residency in the City of New Haven required within six months.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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

    PROPERTY MAINTENANCE WORKER
    DEPARTMENT: LIVABLE CITY INITIATIVE
    SALARY: MINIMUM $37,672 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: MARCH 17, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is general maintenance and repair work of an often complex nature in several trades. Work consists of performing a variety of skilled tasks involving the boarding up of buildings and cleaning of vacant lots. Work involves the application of limited trade skills in several trades. Assignments are received in the form of oral and written orders, or employees may discover defects and proceed on their own initiative to eliminate the defects. Work is usually performed independently, but is subject to supervision while in progress or upon completion.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from high school; and three to five years of experience in general maintenance and repair work; and the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Knowledge of the methods, practices, tools and materials used in general maintenance and repair work; Knowledge of a variety of operating and mechanical principals; Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions in the area of assignment; Ability to follow simple oral and written directions; Ability to prepare concise and accurate reports of maintenance and repair needs and activities; Skill in the use of tools and equipment necessary to do general maintenance and repair work.
    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT
    Possession of and ability to maintain a valid State of Connecticut driver's license.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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


    REFUSE LABORER
    DEPARTMENT: PUBLIC WORKS
    SALARY: $24.43 PER HOUR

    REMOVAL DATE: MARCH 6, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:

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

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    A combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills, including but not limited to: Some knowledge of the occupational hazards involved and the safety precautions of the work; Some knowledge of the operation and minor maintenance of garbage trucks; Ability to understand and follow oral or written instructions; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors and other employees, and to deal with the public in a pleasant, courteous, and tactful manner; Physical strength sufficient, to lift and carry heavy objects over a long distance under adverse weather conditions.
    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
    Possession of a valid Connecticut Commercial Driver's License (CDL).

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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

    Director of Labor Relations
    City of New Haven

    Copy of posting available HERE

    The City of New Haven, one of Connecticut's largest urban centers representing a major hub for business activity, architecture, culture and entertainment is seeking a high caliber individual for the position of the Director of Labor Relations. This is a dynamic hands-on position that offers the right candidate the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the development of a more responsive and productive workforce to better serve the needs of the City and its citizens.

    Under the broad policy guidance of the Mayor, the Director of Labor Relations is responsible for negotiating collective bargaining agreements between the City and over a dozen recognized employee organizations. Supervises grievance and disciplinary procedures and mediates employee disputes. Working with Department of Human Resources, gathers and analyzes data pertaining to labor relations activities in the public and private sector for use in developing City policies and employee relations and benefit programs. Regularly meets with employee groups, organizations and individuals to discuss pay scales, fringe benefits, working conditions and grievances. Investigates violations of union contracts and City policies, and develops appropriate remedies.

    The ideal candidate will have broad experience in labor negotiating activities; and a Bachelor's Degree in political science, public administration, industrial relations, or similar field. A law degree is preferable. The successful candidate must possess thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of employee relations methods; Thorough knowledge of Federal, State and local labor legislation as if affects municipal government; Ability to interpret relevant Charter, Ordinance, state and federal laws; Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of mediation, fact finding and arbitration.

    Demonstrated success managing the Labor Relations function in an operation similar in size and scope to the City of New Haven is preferred. Must have the ability to effectively communicate with individuals at all levels of city government; elected officials, management, labor leaders, consultants, and the general public.

    To Apply:
    Resume and letter of interest should be sent to Stephen J. Librandi, Manager of Human Resources, 200 Orange Street, Room 102, New Haven, CT 06510. Applications accepted until position filled.

    For more info, call (203) 946-8252; or visit website www.cityofnewhaven.com. 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.gov in Word or RTF format. Include job title in subject line.

    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)


    EPIDEMIOLOGIST
    DEPARTMENT: HEALTH
    SALARY RANGE: $59,559-$93,897 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: MARCH 29, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK

    This is a professional position, under the administrative direction and supervision of the Director of Health, which maintains surveillance of the state of health and the occurrence of disease in specialized population groups.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology and one year of experience in a local public health agency. Must already possess a Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (CBIC) certification or obtain certification within one year of hire. Must maintain CBIC certification throughout employment tenure. Also, the following knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Knowledge of the nature and control of communicable diseases; Knowledge of the most current concepts of public health practices; Knowledge of local, state and federal communicable disease reporting requirements; Ability to design, conducts and analyze epidemiological surveys; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with professional medical personnel, other department personnel, and public officials; Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
    For detailed information on how to obtain CBIC Certification, visit www.cbic.org

    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.

    ASSISTANT ELECTRICAL INSPECTOR
    DEPARTMENT: OFFICE OF BUILDING INSPECTION AND ENFORCEMENT
    SALARY RANGE: $40,703-$64,477 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: MARCH 17, 2017

    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 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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