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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)


    REGISTRATION SPECIALIST
    DEPARTMENT: PARKS DEPARTMENT
    SALARY: MINIMUM $40,703 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: AUGUST 5, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT CONTINGENT UPON AVAILABILITY OF FUTURE FUNDING

     

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This highly responsible professional, administrative, supervisory and technical work in providing administrative and registration/customer support assistance in the management of the Department of Parks. Work involves the performance of a variety of administrative functions, including but not limited to, processing registrations, scheduling and coordinating with athletic leagues, and conducting registration data analysis, and research. Work requires significant independent judgment and is evaluated through conferences, report, and observation of result. The position is under the direct supervision of the Deputy Director of Recreation or designee of the Director of Parks.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation form an accredited high school with college preparatory work in business, accounting, or a combination of advanced administrative training; college level training or an equivalent knowledge, abilities, or skills in municipal administration and the necessary requirements as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration. Considerable knowledge of the techniques of administrative analysis and research of the sources and availability of information. Ability to develop effective recommendations for the practicable application of researched findings. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and verbally. Bilingual ability helpful. Demonstrated proficiency in basic computer programs: Microsoft Excel, Word and/or Word Perfect. Ability to demonstrate competency with department specific programs, See Click Fix, RecTrac, MUNIS and KRONOS within six (6) months of hire date.

    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.


    ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICER BUSINESS SERVICES
    DEPARTMENT: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION
    SALARY: MINIMUM $49,186 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: JULY 29, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This position is the primary contact point between the City and the private business community. Work involves contacting existing New Haven businesses and coordinating solutions to their problems, assisting new business expansion opportunities and actively promoting the acquisition of new economic enterprises for the City. It is the mainstay of the City's business retention program. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Director of Economic Development and is reviewed through conferences and observation of results.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Graduation from a four-year university or college with major course work in business administration, planning or other related fields; and at least two years of direct experience dealing with the business community on a field basis for either private or public agencies and the following knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Considerable knowledge of public administration and/or governmental operations as well as some experience in the private sector, preferably working within a private corporation; Knowledge of basic business economics including understanding of the private sector economic system, business taxation and finance, business capital investment and private sector personnel policies; Competent writing, verbal and computer skills are required as well as the ability to put together logical reports; Ability to understand specific business problems and actively work toward a solution; Ability to negotiate and to coordinate with other City and/ or public agencies to effect those solutions; Ability to instill confidence in the City through its dealings with the private sector.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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


    LABORER
    DEPARTMENT: PUBLIC WORKS
    SALARY: $22.51 PER HOUR

    REMOVAL DATE: JULY 29, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is limited skilled manual and servicing work involving maintenance, repair and construction activities. Involves responsibility for the performance of manual labor, servicing and equipment operation tasks in general construction and maintenance. Involves physical labor and the operation of hand and power tools and light to medium duty automotive equipment. The work is usually closely supervised and the employee receives work instructions at the beginning of each new job; however, constant supervision is not necessary for routine and repetitive tasks which can be carried out without difficulty once these tasks are learned. As employees gain the experience and job knowledge, work assignments may become more difficult and varied.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Three months to one year of experience in maintenance, repair and construction activities; 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: knowledge of the use of standard equipment and hand tools and ability to acquire skill in the use of such equipment and tools in the area of assignment; ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods and under unfavorable weather conditions.

    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
    Must possess and maintain a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with an endorsement for Air Brakes.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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


    MANAGER NEIGHBORHOOD & COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT
    DEPARTMENT: LIVABLE CITY INITIATIVE
    SALARY: MINIMUM $59,559 ANNUALIZED

    Posting extended
    REMOVAL DATE: JULY 29, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is a highly responsible professional and administrative developed to ensure the growth, overall health and vitality of the neighborhoods throughout New Haven. The Manager of Neighborhood and Commercial Development may also work with non-profit groups, service agencies and financial institutions. As a part of advancing the community, may develop community programs, non-profit and community development agencies and projects related to community education and leadership, commercial development, housing, and neighborhood development initiatives. Work involves the working with city departments, neighborhood constituents, developers, and local, state and federal agencies to identify and implement initiatives to stabilization and grow neighborhoods throughout the City of New Haven. This position is supervised directly by the Executive Director of LCI - Office of Neighborhood Development or his/her designee with considerable latitude for the exercise of independent professional judgment, and is reviewed through meetings and evaluation of results. This position requires significant experience, training, and skill.
    REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
    Minimum of graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in community development, business administration, public administration, or a related field. A minimum of seven (7) years relevant real-estate transactions, project management neighborhood development experience, with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in leading development projects required. Also requires the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Prior experience working at a development organization managing projects from inception to completion is a must. Advanced level working knowledge of financing, budgeting, and creating and building pro formas. Knowledge and experience with Project & Process Management. Knowledge and experience with contracting and negotiating, including negotiating contracts with vendors, government agencies, and development partners.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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

    PROGRAM MANAGER
    DEPARTMENT: LIVABLE CITY INITIATIVE
    SALARY: MINIMUM $40,703 ANNUALIZED

    Posting extended
    REMOVAL DATE: JULY 29, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is a responsible position requiring professional and administrative skills. Work involves day to day program management in a variety of housing loan programs. Work requires independent judgment in processing program activities as well as preparation of reports. This position requires extensive public contact in the process of intake, qualifications and program management. All work is performed under the supervision of the Deputy Director, or a designee, through review of work and conferences.
    REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
    Graduation from high school supplemented by college level courses in management and business with two to five years of experience in positions involving research and program administration with emphasis on housing needs, lending; 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 program, public and private funding sources and mechanisms available to accomplish City development objectives. Knowledge of the principles and practices of mortgage underwriting. Ability to monitor and manage tracking of program performance. Ability to analyze facts and to exercise sound judgement to arrive at decisions concerning grants of public funds to property owners for rehabilitation loans and grants. Demonstrate ability to communicate ideas clearly in writing.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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


    SMALL BUSINESS COUNSELOR
    DEPARTMENT: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION
    SALARY: MINIMUM $49,186 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: AUGUST 5, 2016

    PREVIOUS CANDIDATES NEED NOT RE-APPLY

     

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This position requires extensive knowledge and experience in business operations including marketing, management, personnel, financing and financial management. The counselor must provide advice and counsel, or refer the client to appropriate resources, on all aspects of business and must adapt the style of presentation to the person or audience, whatever the level of sophistication, education, or socio-economic status. Acting under the direct tutelage of the Deputy Director of Economic Development, Small Business, the candidate must possess the ability to learn new concepts and effectively communicate them to clients. The position may involve travel within the city and state. Eligible for Comp time pursuant to the current collective bargaining agreement. REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
    Minimum Bachelor's degree in a business discipline, or equivalent experience, with at least five years' experience in managing a small business and the following knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Experience in business ownership is preferred. Experience in small business banking, loan applications and SBA programs is a plus. The successful candidate must demonstrate a proficiency in continued education, attending conferences, workshops, seminars and courses dealing with business issues. The individual must demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills, well developed interpersonal skills, and the ability to relate to a wide variety of personality types and educational levels. Individual must be a self-starter, exhibit an ability to work with minimal supervision, and possess superior problem-solving skills. Must be available to work a flexible schedule. Must have own vehicle.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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


     

    TESTED POSITION(S)


    POLICE DETECTIVE
    DEPARTMENT: POLICE SERVICES
    SALARY: $72,780 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: AUGUST 5, 2016

    PROMOTIONAL ONLY

    (Only open to members of Elm City Local of the CT Alliance of City Police who satisfy minimum requirements AS OF THE DATE OF SUBMITTING APPLICATION)

    INTERESTED APPLICANTS PLEASE STOP AT THE HUMAN RESOURCES RECEPTION DESK FOR A SPECIAL APPLICATION PACKET or download from HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:
    Police Detectives within the Criminal Investigations Unit conduct investigations of major crimes including: homicide, serious assault, robbery, burglary, narcotics, sexual assault, family violence and other related crimes.  Work involves plainclothes duty in the investigation, prevention, and detection of crime. Work is performed under the supervision of a superior in accordance with established rules and procedures, but requires the exercise of judgment in the application to specific cases.
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Certification by CT P.O.S.T. and four years of experience as a New Haven Police Officer along with the knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

    In order to be considered for this title, you must follow instructions as noted in the Special Application Packet, available HERE. Submit your Application during the posting period.


     

    DEPUTY DIRECTOR – MANAGER OF PARKING ENFORCEMENT
    DEPARTMENT: TRANSPORTATION, TRAFFIC & PARKING
    SALARY: MINIMUM $59,559 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: AUGUST 5, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is a highly responsible managerial and administrative position in the Transportation, Traffic and Parking Department of the City of New Haven. Work involves assisting the director with the day-to-day activities of the department, which includes professional, technical, customer service and managing Parking Enforcement Operations for the City of New Haven. This individual will have direct responsibility for all on-street parking regulation, including all aspects of parking enforcement, revenue generation and collection, adjudication of disputes and direct supervision of Parking Enforcement officers working on multiple shifts over a six-day week.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from an accredited four year college or university, with major course work in Business Administration, Public Administration, Political Science, Management or a related field, and the following knowledge, abilities, and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of employee selection, performance management and discipline, and ability to apply such knowledge in the direct supervision of at least five to ten employees. Knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration, contract administration, government finance and basic accounting. Excellent Communication skills, both written and verbal demonstrating an organized thought process, reflecting a customer service focus and the ability to speak to a variety of audiences. Demonstrated ability to independently manage multiple projects, set and adjust priorities, evaluate alternatives and develop and implement pro-active solutions. Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations with particular emphasis on local public administration. Able to identify external decision makers and understand how to work within both the formal and informal structure of the organization to accomplish tasks. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with the public and employees by consistently applying the principles of fairness, tolerance, and honesty in the application of policies and procedures. Must possess a valid Connecticut Driver's License and be available to be on call 24/7.

    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.


    ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS COORDINATOR
    DEPARTMENT: LEGISLATIVE SERVICES
    SALARY: MINIMUM $40,703 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: JULY 29, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is responsible administrative and clerical support work for the Board of Aldermen. Work involves responsibility for a wide range of activities, including coordinating the scheduling of Board of Aldermen committee meetings, maintaining payroll records of the Office of Legislative Services, correspondence for 30 members of the Board of Aldermen and the staff of Legislative Services and other related recordkeeping functions. Work is reviewed by the Director of Legislative Services.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Graduation from high school and five to seven years of progressively responsible clerical office management experience; and the following knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of office recordkeeping; Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; Ability to maintain records of a municipal legislative office; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, associates, members of the Board of Aldermen, and members of the public; Ability to take dictation or able to transcribe from taping equipment. Ability to read and write Spanish is desirable.

    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.


    SEASONAL POSITION(S)


    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 2016 employment!!

    *MUST APPLY AT PARKS DEPARTMENT as indicated*

    PROGRAM AIDE, SEASONAL, TEMPORARY
    SALARY: $9.60-$12.00 per hour
    REMOVAL DATE: OCTOBER 28, 2016

    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: $10 - $22 per hour
    REMOVAL DATE: OCTOBER 28, 2016

    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 $10.00 - $18 per hour
    REMOVAL DATE: OCTOBER 28, 2016

    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 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.

  • 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 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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