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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)

    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. The Deputy Director spot, which is a civil service tested position without residency requirement, is currently vacant and the Director will be afforded an opportunity to help recruit for that 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.


    YOUTH SERVICES SPECIALIST
    DEPARTMENT: YOUTH SERVICES
    SALARY: minimum $44,623 ANNUALIZED
    REMOVAL DATE: SEPTEMBER 19, 2014

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is a professional and responsible position, which requires the administration of complex programs in close collaboration with other team members. As part of the Youth Services Department's overall goal and objectives, the Youth Services Specialist will be responsible for coordinating and managing a full range of youth and community related activities with direct responsibility for assigned projects and programs. Such work will require a willingness to work flexible hours (evenings, weekends if necessary), some of which will be in the City's neighborhoods, in order to collaborate and coordinate objectives of groups seeking to provide support for youth. Work is performed under the supervision of the Youth Services Department Director or designee. Work requires considerable latitude for independent judgment, and work is reviewed through meetings and evaluation of results.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Associates degree from an accredited college or university required, Bachelor's degree preferred; Minimum of 3 years experience in program planning, social services administration, or public administration; 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 the principles and practices of project or program planning and development, preferably in the field of youth services; Knowledge of planning, and research techniques involved in program design; Knowledge of personal computer technology and applicable software needed to run reports and track program data; Demonstrated skills in community outreach and communication building; Ability to assist in the preparation of grant applications; Ability to prepare oral and written reports; Ability to deal effectively and tactfully with a diverse population; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other agencies and employees; Must possess a valid Connecticut driver's license and maintain license during course of employment.

    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: SEPTEMBER 29, 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 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)

    PARKING ENFORCEMENT OFFICER
    DEPARTMENT: TRANSPORTATION, TRAFFIC & PARKING
    SALARY: $38,883 ANNUALIZED
    REMOVAL DATE: SEPTEMBER 19, 2014

    Open only to current Employees of City of New Haven including the Board of Education meeting minimum requirements

    NATURE OF WORK
    This is 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. Open only to current Employees of City of New Haven including the Board of Education meeting minimum requirements.

    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
    Must posses 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. Those persons meeting minimum requirements will be invited to participate in an examination at a later date

    PLANNER II
    CITY PLAN
    SALARY: minimum $44,623 ANNUALIZED
    REMOVAL DATE: EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 26, 2014

    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 examination at a later date.

    ***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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