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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)

    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)

    ACCOUNT CLERK II
    DEPARTMENT: POLICE DEPARTMENT
    SALARY: $40,3736 ANNUALIZED
    POSTED UNTIL: OCTOBER 27, 2014

    NATURE OF WORK
    This is bookkeeping and clerical work of complexity and variety in the maintenance of financial records. Although work usually follows established and standardized procedures, the employees must employ some judgement and knowledge of bookkeeping principles in interpreting procedures and in the performance of daily transactions and making periodic audits. Employees work with considerable independence, making routine work decisions, but new or unusual departures from established work procedures are usually referred to a supervisor for decision. Work is subject to automatic and periodic verifications or to review for conformity with regulations and policies. General supervision is received from a supervisor who reviews work upon request and by means of accounting controls.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Graduation from high school including or supplemented by courses in bookkeeping and office management and 3 years experience in bookkeeping work, 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: Considerable knowledge of bookkeeping principles, methods, practices as applied to accounting transactions. Knowledge of office methods and procedures and of the use of and care of standard office and billing equipment. Knowledge of governmental accounting methods and principles. Ability to maintain financial records of moderate complexity and to prepare clerical and financial reports and statements.

    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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