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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)


    BRANCH MANAGER
    DEPARTMENT: NEW HAVEN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
    SALARY: MINIMUM $62,690 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: FEBRUARY 17, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is professional library work in the supervision of a major branch library. The branch serves a diverse population, including a substantial Spanish speaking community. Branch Managers supervise all aspects of daily branch operations. Operations include the facility, collection, equipment, budget, staff, programs, and related services. The Manager is responsible for identifying and responding to the needs of the community. This involves interaction with community representatives, neighborhood associations, professional and business organizations, schools and social agencies serving the community. As supervisor the Branch Manager serves as coach, mentor and mediator with staff. Work is performed with latitude for professional judgment under the general supervision of the Public Services Administrator and is reviewed through conferences and observation of results.

    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; and all knowledge, skills and abilities as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of library science; Considerable knowledge of the objectives of library service to the community; Ability to apply library science and management techniques to operating and supervising problems; Ability to plan and supervise operations of a library branch.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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


    LIBRARIAN III
    DEPARTMENT: NEW HAVEN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
    SALARY: MINIMUM $51,800 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: FEBRUARY 17, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is advanced level professional library work involving the planning and implementation of complex informational and/or technical services for the library system. The current assignment is in Community Engagement and Communications and serves as a resource across all Library public service departments in the application of interactive community engagement technologies and programs. Will develop community partnerships to promote maker technology and civic digital media in support of the Library's innovation programs and services. Requires the application of specialized knowledge, initiative and independent judgment. Work is performed under general supervision of senior supervisory or administrative staff.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Master's degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited library school (or its foreign equivalent); and a minimum of 6 years' experience in professional library work; and the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Extensive working knowledge of computer information services, networks and consortia, sufficient to evaluate their application to specific library needs. Thorough knowledge of the organization and methods of research, and the means of communicating results in a subject area. Thorough knowledge of current computer developments in library services, systems and equipment. Knowledge of the principles and practices of library science. Knowledge of sources and procedures used in reference and bibliographic research. Knowledge of objectives of library service to the community.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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


    PART TIME LIBRARIAN
    DEPARTMENT: NEW HAVEN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
    SALARY: up to $19.14 per hour

    REMOVAL DATE: FEBRUARY 17, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is part-time (up to 19 hours) professional work at the entry level, involving the use of all library techniques and materials in positions such as reference, branch, children's, technical services, etc. Work is performed under the general supervision of a higher level librarian, and is reviewed through frequent conferences and observation of performance. Schedule may include evenings and weekends, at the Main Library or at a Branch. Current vacancy primarily supports Teen Services at Ives, and serves a diverse population, including a substantial Spanish speaking community.
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    A Master's Degree in Library Science from a graduate program accredited by the American Library Association, or its foreign equivalent and other knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Knowledge of the principles and practices of library science, procedures and techniques; Knowledge of sources and procedures used in reference and bibliographic research, and of software programs designed for libraries. Must be computer literate through formal training in the searching of on-line bibliographic databases.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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

    POLICE CHIEF
    DEPARTMENT: NEW HAVEN DEPARTMENT OF POLICE SERVICES
    SALARY: TO BE DETERMINED

    REMOVAL DATE: JANUARY 20, 2017

    JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

     

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK
    This is highly responsible administrative and professional police work directing and controlling all employees and activities in the Police Department. Work involves responsibility for crime prevention, detection and apprehension of criminals, regulation of non-criminal conduct, and the provision of general police services to the community. Work includes research, planning, writing, and evaluation of organizational goals and objectives (short and long range); policies, procedures, and regulations; management information systems; specific public safety programs; and the annual budget. The Chief is continuously involved in developing and maintaining effective relations with the community. The Chief also develops effective working relationships with elected officials, other criminal justice agencies, and city employees. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Mayor, the Chief Administrative Officer, and the Board of Police Commissioners with considerable latitude for the exercise of independent professional judgement. Work is reviewed through meetings, conferences, and evaluation of results. Work is subject to review for quality and timeliness of completed projects, effectiveness of personnel and program management, and general reaction/feedback of the public to the services rendered.
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
    The Chief shall have graduated from a four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree; and at least five years' experience in the management and direction of supervisors of a police department with at least 200 employees serving a population of at least 100,000 residents; as well as the necessary knowledge, skill and abilities for the efficient and effective operation of all departmental activities. Prior supervisory experience as a member of the New Haven Police Department is preferred.
    SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS
    Residency in the city of New Haven is required within six months of appointment. Must also meet standards for police certification as established by the Police Officer Standards Training Council (POST) within twelve (12) months of employment unless an extension is granted by the Council.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

    Resume and letter of interest should be sent to slibrandi@newhavenct.gov or mailed to
    Stephen J. Librandi
    Human Resource Department
    200 Orange Street, Rm 102
    New Haven, Ct  06510

     


    CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER
    DEPARTMENT: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
    SALARY: MINIMUM $72,268 ANNUALIZED

    POSTED UNTIL FILLED

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:

    The CIO (Chief Information Officer) works for the Mayor and operates under the Mayor's broad policy direction. The CIO directs and manages the City's information technology (IT) and telecommunications systems and activities. The CIO supervises the Managers of the Information Services Department and exercises indirect supervision over all employees within the Information Services Department. Leads and develops technology strategic plans and implementation strategies. Provides leadership and advice to the Mayor, Economic Development Administrator and Chief Administrative Officer and their respective Department Heads in integrating and aligning technology with business plan objectives. Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates the Information Services Department and its operations to ensure effective support for organizational objectives and efficient and effective implementation of initiatives. Position is appointed by the Mayor and serves a term in accordance with the City Charter.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in Management Information Systems or other strongly related field. Master's degree in Management and Systems, Information Systems or other strongly related advanced degree preferred. Seven or more years of progressively responsible related experience in information technology, systems, strategic planning and project management. Requires experience in planning and managing complex information technology initiatives in a collaborative municipal business environment; and an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills, including but not limited to Extensive knowledge of information and telecommunications technology, as well as current and emerging trends. Extensive experience managing IT resources: people, systems infrastructures. Extensive group process and process improvement skills. Considerable knowledge of strategic planning, systems and project management. Ability to facilitate teams and to lead decision- making processes in a collaborative environment. Ability to manage complex budgets and to prepare and review complex financial analysis. Ability to effectively manage and supervise personnel and interdepartmental technology committees and work programs.
    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
    Must obtain residency in the City of New Haven within six months of hire date.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

    In order to be considered for this title, you must submit a resume and application during 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)


    DEPUTY DIRECTOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
    DEPARTMENT: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
    SALARY: MINIMUM $65,497 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: JANUARY 30, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is highly responsible professional and administrative work as second in command for a major City development unit. Work involves responsibility for implementation of the City's programs for business development. The work for this vacancy will focus on small business. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Director of Economic Development with considerable latitude for the exercise of independent professional judgment, and is reviewed through meetings and evaluation of results.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in public or business administration, economics, finance, or a closely relates field; and 5 – 7 years of experience in administration, and policy development, including at least three (3) years supervisory 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 designing and delivering an economic development program for an older City; Considerable knowledge of the factors influencing development decisions and of the principles and practices of real estate, business location and entrepreneurship; Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration, including understanding of basic methods of personnel, budget, and project management; Considerable knowledge of communication techniques, and the ability to establish effective relationships with media personnel.

    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.

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

    REMOVAL DATE: JANUARY 20, 2017

    INTERESTED APPLICANTS FROM JULY 2016 POSTING MUST RE-APPLY

    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 an exam process at a later date.

    PLANNER I
    DEPARTMENT: CITY PLAN DEPARTMENT
    SALARY: MINIMUM $37,056 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: JANUARY 20, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is entry level professional planning work. Work involves the assembly and analysis of data related to city planning activities and participation in a variety of research and planning studies. Work is performed under the supervision of a professional superior and is reviewed in process and upon completion through conferences, reports, and evaluation of results.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from a four-year college or university, including, or supplemented by, major course work or graduate training in city or regional planning, architecture, economics, or a related field; and 1 to 3 years of planning experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills, including but not limited to: Knowledge of the principles of research and of standard sources and uses of data relevant to urban planning activities. Knowledge of the objectives and procedures of planning. Knowledge of social and economic principles and of their application to urban development. Knowledge of research methodology and of standard statistical procedures. Ability to learn computer software used in report preparation such as word processing, spreadsheet, desktop publishing or Geographic Information Systems or other mapping software. Ability to present the results of research effectively in oral, written or graphic form.

    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)


    Please check back later.


     

    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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