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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.

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    NON-TESTED POSITION(S)


    LIBRARIAN IV
    Assignment in Technical Services & Information Technology
    DEPARTMENT: LIBRARY SERVICES
    SALARY: MINIMUM $65,497 – MAXIMUM $102,662 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE extended to: AUGUST 4, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is professional administration of a major element of the library system. Work involves, depending upon the job within the class, the responsibility for adult services, children's services, technical services or information technology. Work is performed with considerable latitude for the exercises of administrative judgment and is reviewed by the City Librarian or other staff member as designated through conferences and observation of results. This Librarian IV position will focus on technical services and information technology, overseeing computer networks, network administration, and network installation. Therefore, experience managing data & voice telecommunications, networks and information technology is emphasized.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    A Master's Degree in Library Science from a graduate program accredited by the American Library Association. Five to ten years' experience in professional library work, including five years of experience in an administrative or supervisory capacity; or 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; Considerable knowledge of library personnel administration; Considerable knowledge of library and city fiscal and budgetary; procedures; Experience managing data and voice telecommunications, networks and information technology; Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of library service. 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.


     

    PUBLIC HEALTH CLINIC NURSE
    DEPARTMENT: HEALTH DEPARTMENT
    SALARY: $34.49 per hour

    REMOVAL DATE: JULY 28, 2017

    CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT CONTINGENT UPON AVAILABILITY OF FUTURE FUNDING

     Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is professional nursing work in a public health clinic. Some jobs in this class are in family planning; others may be in immunization, venereal disease, glaucoma, multiphasic screening, or other clinic activities. Work involves responsibility for providing skilled nursing services in a clinic environment. Supervision is received from a professional superior and is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of results. Hours of work may include some evening and weekend hours: 35 hours per week, 12 months per year.
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Graduation from an accredited school of nursing; and 3 months to 1-year experience in patient counseling or clinic work and the training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Considerable knowledge of the basic principles and practices of professional nursing. Knowledge of the techniques and procedures followed in the type of clinics to which the position is assigned. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other professional staff and with patients. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT
    Possession of a license in the State of Connecticut as a registered nurse.

    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)


    PLANNER II
    DEPARTMENT: CITY PLAN DEPARTMENT
    SALARY: MINIMUM $44,623 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: JULY 28, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is a mid-level professional planning position involving responsibility for City Plan Commission matters as well as participation in analytical and research projects. Work is performed under the supervision of a professional superior and is reviewed through conferences, reports, and evaluation of results.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation form an accredited four year college or university with major course work in city or regional planning, public administration or research and analysis, and 2 to 4 years of experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills, including but not limited to: Knowledge of the principles and practices of zoning and land use and environmental planning particularly as they apply to an urban setting; knowledge of research practices applicable to urban planning; Knowledge of governmental structure and regulations as it relates to urban development activities; Knowledge of computer programs commonly used for planning analysis, mapping and design; Ability to read, develop, and interpret planning, zoning and land use maps; Ability to assemble and organize and analyze relevant information, and to write reports on a variety of planning, development, zoning and related matters; Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing, or through maps drawings or other graphic images.

    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.


     

    CARETAKER
    DEPARTMENT: PARKS, RECREATION, & TREES
    SALARY: $43,582 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: JULY 28, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK

    This is skilled supervisory work in the care and maintenance of public parks and school playgrounds. Work involves responsibility for supervising crews of regular and seasonal employees and participating in the work of park maintenance including the operation of light equipment and vehicles as wells as the performance of various labor tasks. Work follows a broad seasonal routine with tasks assigned by a superior, but independence of judgment is exercised in assigning work to crew members and in making work decisions.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from high school; and 3 to 5 years' experience in the use of hand tools, power tools and light equipment; 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 one or more construction or maintenance trades. Ability to drive vehicle, trucks and to operate light equipment. Ability to perform skilled and unskilled labor tasks without close supervision. Ability to understand and follow both oral and written instructions. Knowledge of safety precautions which are necessary when using equipment. Working knowledge of methods and procedures used in grounds and athletic field maintenance. Ability to plan, assign and supervise the work of others. Ability to keep simple records and make reports. Working knowledge in the use of park maintenance equipment, and safety equipment. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the public. Ability to perform manual tasks requiring physical strength and endurance, including ability to lift up to 100 lbs. Skill in the use and care of tools, machines and equipment used in park maintenance.

    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

    Possession of and ability to maintain a State of Connecticut Commercial Driver's License (CDL).

    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.


     

    TRAFFIC SIGNAL SUPERINTENDENT
    DEPARTMENT: TRANSPORTATION, TRAFFIC & PARKING
    SALARY: MINIMUM $44,623 – MAXIMUM $71,032 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE extended to: AUGUST 4, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is skilled and supervisory work related to traffic signal operation, installation, maintenance, and the repair of related electrical, electronic and mechanical equipment. Work is performed according to established departmental and city policies, standards of the electricians' trade and industry standards. However, the determination of methods, priorities, and scheduling allows considerable independent judgment from the incumbent. Work is performed under the direction of the department head who reviews work through inspections and reports.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from high school or vocational school; and 5 years of experience in traffic signal installation, modification, maintenance, and repair, including experience installing and troubleshooting microwave and video detection technology, testing and troubleshooting fiber optic networks utilizing packet loss and OFTDRS, experience with the design and layout of layer 2 and 3 network switches, maintaining hybrid microwave, and copper networks and the integration of a computerized central system, such as Naztec ATMS.now, with existing infrastructure. Also, the following knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Three to five years of supervisory experience which includes the ability to schedule, assign, and supervise skilled and semi-skilled personnel, to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public and to express ideas clearly and effectively, orally and in writing. Thorough knowledge of the safety hazards and precautions of the work and the Electrical Code of the State of Connecticut. Skilled in the use of tools, techniques, and equipment of the electricians' trade. IMSA Traffic Signal Level 3 and Work Zone Safety Certifications required within 6 months.

    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.


    CHIEF PAYROLL AUDITOR
    DEPARTMENT: BOARD OF EDUCATION
    SALARY: MINIMUM $49,186 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: JULY 17, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    *****PROMOTIONAL ONLY*****
    OPEN ONLY TO CURRENT EMPLOYEES WHO MEET MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is highly professional and responsible auditing work in the auditing of payroll submissions from City departments and agencies. While the work is performed under the general direction of the Payroll Supervisor, incumbent reports to the Board of Education Director of Human Resources & Labor Relations or his/her designee. Work involves the audit of payroll documents to assure accuracy of employee wage data, pension and compliance with various employees bargaining unit contracts and municipal payroll policies.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, auditing, public administration, or business administration and 3 to 5 years' experience in auditing; 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: Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting. Considerable knowledge of standard payroll procedures. Considerable knowledge of budgetary payroll controls. Considerable knowledge of standard Office software and of Tyler Technologies, Munis ERP software. Ability to ascertain facts by examination and analysis. Ability to recommend and interpret municipal payroll policies and procedures. INTERNAL ONLY: OPEN ONLY TO CURRENT CITY OF NEW HAVEN EMPLOYEES MEETING MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    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.


     

    DATA CONTROL CLERK II
    DEPARTMENT: OFFICE OF THE ASSESSOR
    SALARY: MINIMUM $37.883 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: JULY 17, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is a responsible position which encompasses data terminal entry activities and varied clerical duties, the ability to exercise independent judgment and appraisals in the implementation and maintenance of related state and/or federal mandated formulas, research and respond to inquiries related to departmental activities. The work performed requires a high degree of accuracy and the ability to perform audits of all data entered, satisfaction of time schedules and deadlines for related entry, the ability to perform terminal entry in a fluent and uninterrupted manner, applications, receive and respond to inquiries relevant to such formulas and related interrogatives. Work is performed under the direction of the respective supervisor and is subject to review and audit.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from an accredited high school supplemented by 3 to 5 years' experience in computer terminal entry; 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, and experience with data entry procedures; Skill in the operation of computer terminals; Ability to configure worksheets and understand functions of Microsoft Excel software package; Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word software package; Knowledge of arithmetical computations and tabulations and the ability to perform computations with accuracy and speed; Knowledge of clerical tasks and ability to readily adhere to prescribed routines; Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; Ability to operate various office related equipment and to quickly learn other computer software programs related to activities of the department; Ability to research and assimilate data and present findings in readable narrative form for inquiry response.

    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)


    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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