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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)

    NON-TESTED POSITIONS

    PROJECT MANAGER - ENGINEERING
    DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING
    SALARY: MINIMUM $59,559 ANNUALIZED

    POSTED UNTIL: APRIL 6, 2015

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is advanced professional and supervisory work in the field of civil engineering. Work involves the performance and supervision of a variety of complex engineering duties associated with the planning, location, design, construction, maintenance or operation of roads and bridges, buildings, sewage treatment plants, sewers, and other civil engineering projects.Work is assigned by an administrative superior and limited, general supervision is received; work is evaluated through conferences, reports and inspections.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Graduation from an accredited college or university with specialization in civil engineering; and 4 to 7 years of responsible experience in the specialty; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Thorough knowledge of the engineering principles and practices applied in the planning, location, design or construction of civil engineering projects; Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices applied in the inspection and testing of materials used in the construction of civil engineering projects; Considerable knowledge of engineering-surveying; Considerable knowledge of soils and materials testing and research; Ability to perform all the algebraic and trigonometric computations applied to engineering surveying and design operations.

    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
    Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Connecticut or eligibility for registration within one year of appointment.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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


    MATERNAL & CHILD HEALTH OUTREACH WORKER
    DEPARTMENT: HEALTH DEPARTMENT
    SALARY: MINIMUM $37,883 ANNUALIZED

    POSTED UNTIL: MARCH 17, 2015

    INTERNAL CANDIDATES UNDER CONSIDERATION

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is responsible work in providing information, case management and follow-up with emphasis on identifying those in need of prenatal and pediatric care through outreach and home visiting.Work is under the direct supervision and review of the Maternal and Child Health Division Director.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Possession of an Associates Degree in Public Health, Social Work or related field and one to three years experience in outreach activities for a community health or social service agency; 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 health needs of pregnant women, infants and ability to identify those in need; Ability to interact in an empathetic manner with persons under a variety of conditions; Ability to work effectively with various community groups and a predominately low income minority population; Ability to keep matters confidential. Must possess and maintain a valid CT driver's license.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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


    PROJECT MANAGER
    DEPARTMENT: COMMUNITY SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
    SALARY: MINIMUM $59,559 ANNUALIZED

    POSTED UNTIL: MARCH 13, 2015

    CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT CONTINGENT UPON AVAILABILITY OF FUTURE FUNDING

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is a professional middle management position requiring administrative and technical skills to assist in the coordination of City departments that directly affect the social well being and health of the residents of New Haven. This position involves managing special projects, particularly grants dealing with Community Services Administration priorities. Work includes planning for neighborhood-based and City-wide programs, and measuring the impact of the programs. Other responsibilities will include researching the availability of grants, grant preparation and coordination, program monitoring and assessments. Areas involved may include Children and Family Services, Health, Elderly Services and other special grant-funded human services programs. This position reports to the Community Service Administrator or designee.
    This specific assignment involves coordinating and managing a neighborhood program, which will be based in the Newhallville section of New Haven, facilitates the coordination of community partners, state agencies and other reentry stakeholders for the purpose of creating a citywide, strategic and systematic delivery of resources to the reentry population that leads to reduced recidivism, increased employment, access to continued education and the long term self-sufficiency of returning citizens.

    REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:
    Graduation from a four-year college or university, with major course work in public administration, sociology, finance, or human services. (Graduate degree is preferred); and one to three years experience in working with the general public and a diverse population in community development or human service programs; as well as one year to three years of grant funding experience 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 program, public and private funding sources and mechanisms available to accomplish program objectives. Knowledge of planning, management, implementation and evaluation principles related to the administration of human service and community development programs. Knowledge of grant research and needs analysis. Must possess ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with the public, elected officials, employees, department heads and community agents; Must have experience working with teams, composing correspondence and reports and coordinating projects.

    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.


     

    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)

    PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY RESPONSE COORDINATOR
    DEPARTMENT: HEALTH
    SALARY: MINIMUM $53,954 ANNUALIZED

    POSTED UNTIL: APRIL 13, 2015

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is a professional position, under the direction and supervision of the Director of Health.  Work involves coordinating all aspects of Public Health Risk Communications and Emergency Response for the New Haven Health Department.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from an accredited college or university with concentration Public Health, Public Relations or Communications and/or a Master's Degree in Public Health, Public Relations or Communications. In lieu of a postgraduate education, evidence of at least four-years with direct responsibilities in a public health agency for public health risk communications, emergency preparedness or public information officer duties, and the following knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Knowledge of the nature and control of communicable diseases and public health hazards; Substantive knowledge of the Connecticut public health code, health care provider regulations or health policy issues that pertain to the practice of Public Health; Knowledge of laws that regulate the release of public information; Proficient in the use of computer systems and comfortable with the essentials of data and online data management; Knowledge of the most current concepts of public health practices; Ability to interpret and discuss results from population based surveys; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with medical personnel, first responders and other department personnel, and public officials.

    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 a Civil Service exam at a later date.


     

    SPECIAL PROJECTS DIRECTOR
    DEPARTMENT: COMMUNITY SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
    SALARY: MINIMUM $49,186 ANNUALIZED

    POSTED UNTIL: MARCH 27, 2015

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is a responsible, professional position involving responsibility for the coordinating, planning and implementation of Human Services special projects. Work will include: Conducting need assessments on issues of homeless, children and families, youth, elderly. disabilities, and other social services needs in New Haven, and developing specific programs to meet the needs of homeless families and individuals. Work involves leadership in the development of grant applications for specified issues and/or departments under the Human Services Administration. The person filling this position may also be responsible for the coordination and management of special projects when they are in the start-up phase requiring thorough research and investigation of various ways to provide additional services to the community. Work is performed under the supervision of the Human Services Administrator, or his/her designee. Work is reviewed through discussions, conference, and reports.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in social work, or public administration of other relevant areas; minimum of 1 year of experience in program planning, social services program administration, community development, or public administration; or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills, including but not limited to: Knowledge of the principles and practice of projects or programs planning and development. Knowledge of research methodologies, analysis and report writing. Ability to research, develop and analyze social service programs and policies. Ability to research and identify sources of grant funding and prepare grant applications. Ability to develop relationships and work with the community organization, agencies, clients and funding institution. Ability to coordinate efforts of various agencies for a common goal.

    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 a Civil Service exam 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. 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.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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