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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)


    YOUTH SERVICES SPECIALIST
    DEPARTMENT: YOUTH SERVICES
    SALARY: MINIMUM $44,623ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: FEBRUARY 17, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    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.

    Director of Labor Relations
    City of New Haven

    Copy of posting available HERE

    The City of New Haven, one of Connecticut's largest urban centers representing a major hub for business activity, architecture, culture and entertainment is seeking a high caliber individual for the position of the Director of Labor Relations. This is a dynamic hands-on position that offers the right candidate the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the development of a more responsive and productive workforce to better serve the needs of the City and its citizens.

    Under the broad policy guidance of the Mayor, the Director of Labor Relations is responsible for negotiating collective bargaining agreements between the City and over a dozen recognized employee organizations. Supervises grievance and disciplinary procedures and mediates employee disputes. Working with Department of Human Resources, gathers and analyzes data pertaining to labor relations activities in the public and private sector for use in developing City policies and employee relations and benefit programs. Regularly meets with employee groups, organizations and individuals to discuss pay scales, fringe benefits, working conditions and grievances. Investigates violations of union contracts and City policies, and develops appropriate remedies.

    The ideal candidate will have broad experience in labor negotiating activities; and a Bachelor's Degree in political science, public administration, industrial relations, or similar field. A law degree is preferable. The successful candidate must possess thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of employee relations methods; Thorough knowledge of Federal, State and local labor legislation as if affects municipal government; Ability to interpret relevant Charter, Ordinance, state and federal laws; Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of mediation, fact finding and arbitration.

    Demonstrated success managing the Labor Relations function in an operation similar in size and scope to the City of New Haven is preferred. Must have the ability to effectively communicate with individuals at all levels of city government; elected officials, management, labor leaders, consultants, and the general public.

    To Apply:
    Resume and letter of interest should be sent to Stephen J. Librandi, Manager of Human Resources, 200 Orange Street, Room 102, New Haven, CT 06510. Applications accepted until position filled.

    For more info, call (203) 946-8252; or visit website www.cityofnewhaven.com. Applications & job descriptions available at the Dept. of Human Resources, 200 Orange Street, 1st floor, New Haven, CT 06510, Monday-Friday, 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. Resumes may be mailed to above address, faxed to (203) 946-7166, or emailed to NHJOBS@newhavenct.gov in Word or RTF format. Include job title in subject line.

    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.

    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)


    ACCOUNTS PAYABLE AUDITOR II
    DEPARTMENT: FINANCE DEPARTMENT
    SALARY: MINIMUM $48,286 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: FEBRUARY 17, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    INTERNAL ONLY: OPEN ONLY TO CURRENT CITY OF NEW HAVEN EMPLOYEES MEETING MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This is responsible financial control work in the analysis, evaluation and verification of municipal expenditures prior to the actual disbursement of funds. An employee in this class analyzes and evaluates encumbrance documents, contracts and vouchers as a condition precedent to authorization of payment by the Controller.  Work requires knowledge of financial directives and their application to expenditure control procedures. Emphasis in this activity is upon accuracy and the maintenance of continuity of workflow; and the employee is frequently responsible for making decisions based on experience and knowledge of operating departments, although policy problems are referred to a supervisor. Work is performed under the supervision of the Accounts Payable Supervisor and is reviewed through conferences, reports, and general observations to determine the effectiveness of the expenditures control program.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from a standard high school supplemented by courses in bookkeeping and auditing; and three years of experience in a large-scale financial control program; 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: Working knowledge of the principles and techniques of expenditure auditing and the ability to apply these to expenditure transactions; Some knowledge of the principles and methods of the operation of office machines and appliances; Ability to analyze financial problems and to make recommendations to effect their solution; Ability to interpret and explain the statutory and other requirements pertinent to municipal expenditures; Ability to detect possible deficiencies in expenditure documents. INTERNAL ONLY: OPEN ONLY TO CURRENT CITY OF NEW HAVEN EMPLOYEES MEETING MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    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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