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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)


    DATA CONTROL CLERK II
    DEPARTMENT: FINANCE – INTERNAL AUDIT
    SALARY: MINIMUM $37,883 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: JUNE 23, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    *****PROMOTIONAL ONLY*****
    OPEN ONLY TO CURRENT EMPLOYEES WHO MEET MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is a responsible position which encompasses data terminal entry activities and varied clerical duties, the ability to exercise independent judgment and appraisals in the implementation and maintenance of related state and/or federal mandated formulas, research and respond to inquiries related to departmental activities. The work performed requires a high degree of accuracy and the ability to perform audits of all data entered, satisfaction of time schedules and deadlines for related entry, the ability to perform terminal entry in a fluent and uninterrupted manner, applications, receive and respond to inquiries relevant to such formulas and related interrogatives. Work is performed under the direction of the respective supervisor and is subject to review and audit.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from an accredited high school supplemented by 3 to 5 years' experience in computer terminal entry; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to; Knowledge of, and experience with data entry procedures; Skill in the operation of computer terminals; Ability to configure worksheets and understand functions of Microsoft Excel software package; Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word software package; Knowledge of arithmetical computations and tabulations and the ability to perform computations with accuracy and speed; Knowledge of clerical tasks and ability to readily adhere to prescribed routines; Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; Ability to operate various office related equipment and to quickly learn other computer software programs related to activities of the department; Ability to research and assimilate data and present findings in readable narrative form for inquiry response.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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


    PEDIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER
    DEPARTMENT: HEALTH
    SALARY: $46.87 Per Hour

    REMOVAL DATE: JUNE 23, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK

    This is responsible, professional work providing and serving both young and school age children (up to 10 years old) in a primary health care setting located in an elementary school facility. The practitioner will be employed by and administratively responsible to the Health Department, and in addition, by agreement, medical pediatric supervision and protocol will be provided by a community health care provider.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from an accredited baccalaureate program in nursing, or from an accredited National League of Nursing (N.L.N.) three-year hospital school of nursing with pediatrics nurse practitioner preparation in a formal continuing education program or a Master's Degree in nursing; and the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Considerable knowledge of standards of care and service delivery offered in a school based clinic setting operated by a city health department. Considerable knowledge of federal and state las governing medical nursing practice in a school based clinic (SBC). Considerable knowledge of planning, implementing, and evaluating SBC activities. Ability to collaborate effectively with the SBC medical advisor and the nursing director in obtaining, maintaining, and implementing the clinic in an elementary school setting. Ability to manage and allocate time appropriately between the SBC and the responsible agencies.
    LICENSURE:
    Possession of or eligibility for a license as a registered nurse issued by the State of Connecticut Board of Nurse Examiners. Applicant must have active license prior to appointment.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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


    SUPERVISING LIBRARIAN
    DEPARTMENT: NEW HAVEN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
    SALARY: MINIMUM $56,692 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: JUNE 23, 2017

    Corrected posting

    Copy of posting available HERE

    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 serves as Reference and Adult Learning Manager with oversight for coordination of digital inclusion and technology training, provision of social service assistance, workforce development, strategic adult programming and other priorities of the City of New Haven, as such will be required to have knowledge and experience with computer applications in public libraries, literacy service, and business information service. Develops services and programs to support lifelong learning in collaboration with other NHFPL librarians and managers across the library system.

    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. 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.

    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.

     


    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)


    POLICE OFFICER
    DEPARTMENT: POLICE SERVICE
    SALARY: $44,404 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: JUNE 23, 2017

    PLEASE NOTE SPECIAL APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS!

    Copy of posting available HERE

    Position is subject to a NON-REFUNDABLE $50.00 Application Fee. Fee may be waived in cases of hardship. Hardship applicants must meet eligibility criteria and are considered on a case-by-case basis. Instructions for waiving fees are included in the New Haven Police Officer Applicant Handbook available at www.policeapp.com/newhaven and at reception window Dept. of Human Resources 200 Orange St. Rm #102 New Haven, CT 06510.

    TO APPLY:
    1)    Go to www.policeapp.com/newhaven
    2)    Download and read the New Haven Police Officer Applicant Handbook. Follow all instructions for completing and submitting your application. Applicants are responsible for reading all instructions on how to apply as well as other important information on the application and testing process contained in the handbook. The handbook is also available at the reception window at the Dept. of Human Resources, 200 Orange Street Room 102 New Haven, CT 06510 and at the NHPD Academy 710 Sherman Parkway New Haven, CT 06511.
    3)    Click Apply Now button at www.policeapp.com/newhaven and complete your application. Submit your ON-LINE application and $50.00 application fee (or fee waiver) no later than Friday, June 23, 2017 by 11:59 pm.

    APPLICATIONS ONLY ACCEPTED ON-LINE at www.policeapp.com/newhaven . Internet access is available to applicants without computers or internet service at the following locations:
    ● Dept of Human Resources 200 Orange St. Room #102 New Haven, CT 06510 Mon- Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    ● New Haven Police Academy 710 Sherman Parkway New Haven, CT 06511 Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    ● Any of the New Haven Free Public Library locations. Please visitwww.nhfpl.org for the location and hours convenient for you. Ask library staff for assistance.

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is general duty police work. Work involves responsibility for the protection of life and property, prevention of crime, general enforcement of laws and ordinances as well as providing traditional and non-traditional service to the community. Work involves an element of danger and employees must be able to act without direct supervision and to exercise independent discretion. Work is performed in accordance with Department rules and regulations, the Constitution of the United States of America and the State of Connecticut.
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY:
    Must be 21 years of age as of October 1, 2017; graduation from high school or possess a GED; must possess a valid driver's license; be a US Citizen; and possess all abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Ability to use dangerous equipment or material or work in dangerous surroundings; Ability to respect the rights of others and to cope with situations firmly, courteously and tactfully; Ability to instruct others, to help others learn how to do or understand something; Ability to read and understand written material; Ability to write clearly, in detail, using technical terms.
    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
    Must be able to meet and maintain throughout the course of employment established physical, medical and psychological requirements. Must maintain a valid Connecticut driver's license. Must be able to satisfactorily complete the Basic Police Officer's Training program as established by the Police Officer Standards & Training Council, and maintain certification during course of employment. Candidate must be willing to enter into a partnership with the Department to undertake a course of study in an approved field at an institute of higher learning, leading to an Associate's Degree within five years after completing probationary period. Must reside in New Haven, or within 20 miles of a town that borders New Haven, within six months after graduating from the Academy.
    Position is subject to background/credit check, polygraph, psychological, medical and drug test upon conditional offer of employment.
    INSTRUCTIONS:

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


    SEASONAL POSITION(S)


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

    Apply now for SUMMER 2017 employment!!

    *MUST APPLY AT PARKS DEPARTMENT as indicated*

    PROGRAM AIDE, SEASONAL, TEMPORARY
    SALARY: $10.10-$11.00 per hour
    REMOVAL DATE: OCTOBER 27, 2017

    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: $13 - $22 per hour
    REMOVAL DATE: OCTOBER 27, 2017

    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 $10.10 - $18 per hour
    REMOVAL DATE: OCTOBER 27, 2017

    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 picked up and 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.
  • 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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