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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)

     

    PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE
    DEPARTMENT: HEALTH DEPARTMENT
    MINIMUM SALARY: $45,059 ANNUALIZED
    ONGOING POSTING

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is a position as a Public Health Nurse in the Department of Health, City of New Haven. Assignment may include Board of Education as a 12 or 10-month Nurse, or in a Headstart Program. 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 Associates 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 CT driver's license.

    INSTRUCTIONS:
    In order to be considered for this title, you must submit an application.

     


    TESTED POSITION(S)

    FIRE PROPERTY & EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN
    DEPARTMENT: FIRE SERVICES
    SALARY: MINIMUM $51,408 ANNUALIZED

    POSTED UNTIL: MAY 1, 2015

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is skilled technical, repair and general maintenance work of an often complex nature involving the properties and equipment of the Fire Department. Has responsibility for the performance of maintenance and repair work on the building, property, hydrants and equipment of the Fire Department. This work is performed independently, but is subject to supervision while in progress or upon completion by a supervisor.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from high school and 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: Mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity. Ability to climb ladders and work at limited heights. Ability to learn the locations of streets, principal buildings, and other physical features of the City. Ability to learn the maintenance and repair trades. Ability to understand and work off of blueprints and drawings. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public.

    SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS:

    Possession of a valid Connecticut Commercial Driver's License at time of hire.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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


    SPECIAL MECHANIC FIRE
    DEPARTMENT: FIRE SERVICES
    SALARY: MINIMUM $53,989 ANNUALIZED

    POSTED UNTIL: MAY 1, 2015

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is highly skilled technical work in the maintenance and repair of fire automotive property and related equipment. Work involves responsibility for the performance of maintenance work on Fire Department vehicles. Work is performed under the general supervision of the office of the Chief or his designee and is reviewed through observation of results.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from high school and 3 to 5 years at the trade or journey level as a heavy duty Diesel truck and Automotive Mechanic; 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 methods, materials, tools and standard practices of the automotive mechanic trade, especially of the type of engines used by the Department; Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade; Considerable knowledge of automotive and equipment electrical systems; Knowledge of fire apparatus electrical systems, fire apparatus pumps and diesel and gasoline engines; Ability to diagnose trouble in Diesel & Gas engines, power train, braking, steering, exhaust and cooling systems; Ability to follow automotive and equipment diagrams; Ability to use tools, machines and diagnostic equipment of the automotive trade; Mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity; Ability to learn maintenance and repair trades; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public; Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

    SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS:

    Possess and maintain a valid Connecticut Driver's License for appropriate vehicle operation, e.g. fire apparatus or CDL Class B with air brakes; Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) F-3 Fire pumps or manufacture factory fire pump repair training; F5 Aerial or manufacture factory aerial ladder aerial repair training; T4 Brakes; Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) T6 electrical and electronic.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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


     

    LIBRARY TECHNICAL ASSISTANT
    DEPARTMENT: NEW HAVEN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
    SALARY: MINIMUM $43,552 ANNUALIZED

    POSTED UNTIL: APRIL 24, 2015

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is technical work within the library system. Depending on the nature of assignment, work can entail the acquisition and processing of library material, collection maintenance and database management; and entry-level computer support for library patrons. Work is performed under the supervision of a higher-level staff member and is reviewed through observation, conferences, and reports.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from a two-year Library Technical Assistant program or college/technical school course work relevant to computer related support; one year experience in computer operations or another computer related support area which included tutoring or training, 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: Some knowledge of library acquisition and processing procedures; Some knowledge of database structure use, and management and, experience in OCLC preferred; Some knowledge of library operations; Knowledge of functioning and use of information systems and technology, including basic knowledge of concepts of network, support, and troubleshooting of desktop PCs, software, operating systems, peripherals, and other electronic devices; Demonstrated skill and knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite products; Demonstrated skill in training others in the use of computers and other similar technological devices; Ability to prepare statistical reports.

    SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS:

    Ability to push a hand truck loaded with books; ability to exert up to 30lbs of force occasionally and some force frequently, to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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


    CITY OF NEW HAVEN
    ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING

    NON-TESTED POSITIONS:

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

    Apply now for SUMMER 2015 employment!!

    *MUST APPLY AT PARKS DEPARTMENT as indicated*

    PROGRAM AIDE, SEASONAL, TEMPORARY
    SALARY: $9.15-$9.75 per hour
    REMOVAL DATE: OCTOBER 31, 2015

    NATURE OF WORK:
    The individual will assist the Program Specialist and Community Recreation Supervisor supervise and conduct classes, provide periods of instruction, keep accurate records and all other related duties. Assignments of the Program Aide may include: Arts & Crafts Instructor, Assistant Camp Counselor, Canoe/Kayaking Leaders, Locker Room Attendant, Lunch Aide.
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    High school graduate, or currently enrolled high school student 16 years of age or older, with the ability and interest to assist instructors, coaches and officials in a wide variety of supervised activity. Ability to work with groups ranging from grades K-12. Apply at: 720 Edgewood Ave, New Haven, CT 06515, Mon - Fri, 9 A.M. to 4 P.M


    PROGRAM SPECIALIST, SEASONAL, TEMPORARY
    SALARY: $10 - $22 per hour
    REMOVAL DATE: OCTOBER 31, 2015

    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 $9.50 - $18 per hour
    REMOVAL DATE: OCTOBER 31, 2015

    NATURE OF WORK
    Supervise and teach swimming & floatation techniques to children & adults.
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
    Lifeguard: 16 years or older, Current certification in the following areas: Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid. Additional Requirements for Water Safety Instructor: 17 years or older, Current CPR for the Professional Rescuer and WSI Certifications. Apply at: 720 Edgewood Ave, New Haven, CT 06515, Mon - Fri, 9 A.M. to 4 P.M

    For more information on these Parks Department Recreation Seasonal Positions, call (203) 946-8027; or visit website www.cityofnewhaven.com.

    Applications & job descriptions for all Parks Dept. Recreation Seasonal Positions are available at the Parks Dept., 720 Edgewood Ave, New Haven, CT 06515, Mon - Fri, 9 A.M. to 4 P.M Applications for Parks Seasonal Recreation Positions must be returned to Parks Dept., 720 Edgewood Avenue, New Haven. Minority applicants encouraged to apply. EOE, M/F/D.


    ***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.net .Please include the job title you are applying for in the SUBJECT line of your email. Email without a current job title in the SUBJECT line may not be considered. Applications/Resumes MUST be received no later than 5 p.m. on listed removal date.

  • Please note that only resumes may be emailed. Resumes emailed as attachments must be sent in Microsoft Word, PDF, RTF or compatible formats. Please do not select this delivery option if you are not able to email your resume as a Microsoft Word, PDF or RTF document, or if you are not familiar with compatible formats.

  • It is the applicant's responsibility to confirm that their application or resume was received. The City of New Haven is not responsible for problems with fax transmission or postal and email delivery of job applications and resumes.

  • Emailed resumes will receive an automated email response to confirm receipt of the email. Your resume cannot be considered to be legally filed until this confirmation email is received. If you do not receive the confirmation within 15 minutes of emailing your resume, you should immediately contact Human Resources at (203) 946-8252.

  • Applicants who respond to job announcements by faxing a resume and/or application, or by emailing a resume are still required to fill out and personally sign a City of New Haven job application during the interview process.

  • A copy of the job application is available on this website in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. The application may be downloaded and printed, (then mailed by postal delivery or faxed as instructed above). To open this file, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is free for download here .Adobe Reader is available in versions for Macintosh and all Windows platforms
  • Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of: (1) a background check, (2) a physical examination, including drug screening, and (3) a 90-day probationary period.

    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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