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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)

     

    SUPERVISING LIBRARIAN
    DEPARTMENT: NEW HAVEN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
    SALARY: $53,954 ANNUALIZED

    POSTED UNTIL: JANUARY 16, 2015

    NATURE OF WORK:

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

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    A Master's degree in Library Science and at least three to five years experience in professional library work, including at least six months of supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities, and skills, including but not limited to: Considerable knowledge in the required area of expertise such as: Considerable knowledge of the objectives of library service to the community. Ability to apply library science principles and techniques to operating and supervising problems. Ability to plan and supervise operations of a library unit. Competency in Spanish is a plus.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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

     

     

    PARKING ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, PART TIME
    DEPARTMENT: TRANSPORTATION, TRAFFIC & PARKING
    SALARY: $18.28 PER HOUR

    POSTED UNTIL: DECEMBER 19, 2014

    NATURE OF WORK

    This is PART TIME, responsible traffic enforcement work for the City of New Haven. Work involves assistance in traffic control and the enforcement of traffic laws pertaining to pedestrians as well as vehicular traffic. Work is performed with considerable independence according to ordinances and established policies.  Work is reviewed and supervised by an administrative supervisor.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from high school; 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: Ability to be tactful, firm, and courteous in all dealings with the public; Ability to become familiar with the City's traffic laws, and regulations; Ability to assess evidence and make decisions concerning enforcement violations; Ability to assemble detailed information in a written report; Ability to work on rotating shifts under all weather conditions; Ability to keep all matters confidential.
    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
    Must posses and maintain a valid Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator's License.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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


    LABORER, Internal Only
    DEPARTMENT: PUBLIC WORKS
    SALARY: $20.55 PER HOUR

    POSTED UNTIL: DECEMBER 19, 2014

    Current available opening anticipates 2nd shift

    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:

    OPEN ONLY TO CURRENT City of New Haven EMPLOYEES in PUBLIC WORKS MEETING 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. INTERNAL POSTING ONLY. OPEN ONLY TO CURRENT City of New Haven EMPLOYEES in PUBLIC WORKS MEETING MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS.
    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.


    DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC HEALTH
    HEALTH DEPARTMENT (**Revised**)
    SALARY: MIN: $72,268 MAX: $125,426

    POSTED UNTIL FILLED

    NATURE OF WORK:

    The Director of Public Health, oversees a major city department, is an integral part of the City's operations, and is critical to the agency's success. The Health Director is responsible for the planning, coordinating and implementation of all activities of the New Haven Health Department and works with local, regional, state and federal officials to ensure the health of New Haven residents. In addition to the enforcement of state and local ordinances, public health code regulations and ensures emergency response preparedness planning, the Health Director works with City officials to drive an innovative evidence-based research, policy and advocacy agenda. The Health Director is appointed by the Board of Health and reports directly to the Community Services Administrator for the City of New Haven. For further information about the City of New Haven Health Department, visit: http://www.cityofnewhaven.com/Health/

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS (*have been revised as follows):

    Candidate must meet at least one of the following two (2) requirements:

    1. Licensed physician and hold a degree in public health from an accredited school, college, university or institution;

    -OR-

    1. Possess a graduate degree in public health.

    Additionally must possess the following knowledge, abilities and skills, including but not limited to: Individual must have strong research, policy and administrative experience; At least 7 years of professional administrative experience in a health related organization or government agency doing public health administration or management, including workforce/labor and budget management; effective communication; emergency preparedness response planning; effective establishment and implementation of policy or business goals; and compliance with legal requirements. Considerable research and writing experience (including publications in peer-reviewed journals and grant writing); Ability to build consensus with community and political partners on critical issues addressing health; Ability to manage budgets and prioritize critical deliverables pertaining to health; Ability to optimize and leverage limited resources to address essential public health concerns. Applicants must submit a writing sample along with application.
    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
    Residency in the City of New Haven is required within six months of appointment

    INSTRUCTIONS:

    In order to be considered for this title, you must submit an application and resume to the Department of Human Resources.


     

    LIBRARIAN II
    DEPARTMENT: NEW HAVEN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
    Assignment in Young Minds & Youth Services
    SALARY:$44,623 ANNUALIZED

    POSTED UNTIL: DECEMBER 5, 2014

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is professional library work beyond entry level. Incumbents are expected to have acquired the basic knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the full range of tasks required at a fully capable level of competence. Duties are performed within the framework of established library policy under the general supervision and review of a higher level librarian.
    The assignment for the current vacancy entails maintaining the teen collection throughout the system, developing programs for teens in New Haven, designing special services for the new Teen Center in Ives and providing a variety of information services to meet the diverse needs of teens. Position will report to the manager of the Young Minds department.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Masters degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited library school. Minimum of two years experience as a professional librarian and the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills, in addition to those from Librarian I, as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Ability to organize and maintain a specialized library collection or service within a department; experience with a variety of on-line databases and the ability to apply this knowledge in planning and implementation of research or catalog work; Ability to evaluate and advise on the disposition of reference questions, or on matters of cataloging practice; Ability to instruct and train Librarian I and support staff.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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

     


    MUNICIPAL CIVIL ENGINEER
    DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING
    SALARY: minimum $49,186 ANNUALIZED
    REMOVAL DATE: DECEMBER 5, 2014

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is professional and technical work in the field of Civil Engineering in a municipal environment. The work consist of performing a variety of engineering and technical tasks to produce supporting designs and provide inspection services on projects that are developed within the Engineering Department or as assigned. This individual will be involved with all aspects of the city's infrastructure including; Storm Water Facilities, Sidewalks, Roads, Bridges, Buildings, and Environmental Permitting and Flood Control. Work shall be assigned by the City Engineer or other Senior Engineers. Work will be generally supervised and evaluated as it supports the infrastructure goals of the city.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Graduation from an accredited college or university with a BS degree in Civil Engineering and 1-2 years of experience in a related Civil Engineering field; 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 Working knowledge of ACAD and other technical tools used to create designs, specifications, reports and scheduling; Knowledge of basic civil engineering practices including testing of materials and inspection criteria; Ability to perform a variety of civil engineering related calculations and studies as it relates to issues involving infrastructure problems.

    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
    Possess a valid Drivers license. Must have obtained, or be able to obtain within 6 months of appointment, the equivalent of the Engineer in Training (EIT) as a condition of continued employment.

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

    DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS
    POSTED UNTIL FILLED

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is a senior management level position requiring management, administrative and technical skills necessary to direct the daily execution of a variety of activities involving Public Works personnel. The position is appointed by the Mayor and reports to the Chief Administrative Officer. Work involves the planning and directing work tasks associated with day to day maintenance of public rights of way, bridges (including mechanical moving bridges), citywide refuse collection and disposal, recycling, snow removal, fleet management and drainage. The position is responsible for coordinating emergency responses to flooding, snow or other weather-related emergencies and works closely with other public safety officials in responding to both natural and man-made disasters. Budgeting, coordinating work tasks, supervising personnel, handling correspondence, overseeing departmental finances, dealing with personnel issues, and communicating with elected officials and members of the public are daily functions of the position.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Graduation from an accredited college or university with emphasis on civil engineering, urban planning, transportation, environmental studies or related field. A master's degree in public or business administration is preferred. Five to seven years of related financial and operational management experience preferably in public sector/government; or any equivalent combination of training, experience and ability. Must possess the following competencies, including but not limited to: Ability to supervise and manage a diverse workforce; Knowledge of public works operations including refuse and recycling collection, waste disposal, street cleaning, snow removal, emergency response, and equipment use and maintenance; Considerable knowledge of personnel management issues in a union environment; Ability to plan and direct others in implementing programs and projects; Considerable knowledge of financial management principles including budgeting and accountability; Ability to solve problems and deal creatively at more effective/efficient ways to carry out responsibilities with limited resources; Ability to communicate effectively both written and orally with employees, department heads, contractors, elected officials, members of the public and other groups as necessary.

    SPECIAL REQUIREMENT
    Residency in the City of New Haven is required within six months of appointment.

    INSTRUCTIONS:
    In order to be considered for this title, you must submit an application and resume to the Department of Human Resources.


    DIRECTOR OF BUILDING INSPECTION & ENFORCEMENT
    DEPARTMENT: OFFICE OF BUILDING INSPECTION & ENFORCEMENT
    SALARY: MINIMUM $72,268 ANNUALIZED
    POSTED UNTIL FILLED

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is a highly responsible position subject to appointment and authority by the Mayor. Appointee is responsible for administration of building, plumbing and electrical inspection as well as the regulation of buildings and construction. The director is designated as the zoning enforcement officer and the housing code enforcement officer. Work is performed under the supervision of the Mayor and is reviewed through conferences and observation of results.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Graduation from a four year college of university with major course work in an applicable program of study; at least 5 years of practical experience in construction, design or supervision as a builder, civil engineer or architect and the following knowledge, abilities, and skills: Thorough knowledge of Building Code and Housing Code. Knowledge of construction principles and techniques. Knowledge of the City's Zoning Ordinance. Experience in planning and directing staff operations. Ability to effectively communicate the procedures and goals of the code enforcement program to groups and individuals. Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with staff, other government department/agencies and the general public.

    SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS
    This is a Charter position which establishes the following requirements:
    State of Connecticut certification as a Building Official is required at time of application. During term of office, no building official or inspector shall engage in any other business, or be interested, directly or indirectly, in the doing of any work or the furnishing of any materials or supplies for the construction, maintenance or repair of any building, or for any plumbing work or electrical work, or in the making of plans for specifications therefore. Within six (6) months following the effective date of appointment, shall become an elector of the City of New Haven, or reside outside the corporate boundaries of the City if such residence is on lands owned by the City of New Haven.

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

    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)

     


    ***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.

    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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