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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)

    CITY LIBRARIAN
    NEW HAVEN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
    REMOVAL DATE: MAY 25, 2014

    Responsibilities:
    The Library Director is responsible for the administration of all library functions. The Library Director-provides leadership and vision in the creation and administration of a city library system committed to public service that shares, cooperates and collaborates with other educational, cultural and social agencies in the community. The Library Director reports to the Library Board of Directors on policy, strategic planning and fundraising matters and to the Chief Administrative Officer on administrative, personnel and budget issues. The Library Director also leads the Foundation Board of the New Haven Free Public Library (the Library's fund raising arm). Additional information on the position can be found in the official job description and the job announcement HERE.

    Qualifications:
    A master's degree in library science, business, non-profit management or other related fields. A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible leadership, management and board governance experience. Five (5) years of which includes experience in administration, working with unions and authority of personnel. This position requires an enthusiastic, service-oriented leader; well-versed in trends and the new technologies. Must have a proven track record in fund raising and development. Previous experience working a multi-branch system and within a municipal or county funding structure are highly desirable.

    For further information, contact Bradbury Associates/Gossage Sager Associates via email or phone. http://www.gossagesager.com/. To start the application process, send a meaningful cover letter and resume as Word or pdf attachments to Dan Bradbury at danbradbury@gossagesager.com. The position closes May 25, 2014


    PROPERTY ASSESSOR / APPRAISER
    DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF ASSESSMENTS
    SALARY: MINIMUM $48,222 ANNUALIZED
    REMOVAL DATE: APRIL 25, 2014

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is skilled, technical, responsible work in the Real Estate Division of the Department of Assessment. Work includes the valuation and assessment of real, personal, residential, industrial, and exempt property for ad-valorem purposes and the work is done in accordance with statutory requirements. Works under the supervision of the City Assessor or designee. Work is reviewed through conferences, reports and results achieved.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in public or business administration or related field, and/or major course work in real estate or real estate finance, accounting, personal property asset management, personal property leasing or finance, and experience in appraising or assessment of commercial, industrial, residential and personal property; experience should involve work in a municipality, lending institution, appraisal company, or similar environment and provide the following knowledge, skills and abilities, including but not limited to: Knowledge of the modern appraisal methods and their correlation in estimating market values and depreciation; Knowledge of the terminology, methods and materials of building construction; Knowledge of principles, practices and methods of estimating personal property values for assessment purposes; Knowledge of the mass appraisal of urban properties for ad-valorem purposes; Knowledge of the sales ratio program and the trending to the base revaluation date; Knowledge of the State Statues that govern the assessment of real estate and personal property; Knowledge of CAMA, administrative software, GIS and related computer software applications.

    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
    Must possess Connecticut Certified General Appraiser license. Preference may be given to possession of current designation from recognized professional appraisal organization. Must have, or obtain, CCMA designation within four (4) years of hire. Must possess valid motor vehicle driver's license. Must maintain all required designations, continuing educational requirements, and licenses, and stay abreast of all contemporary methods of valuation and changes or revisions to laws applicable to assessment.

    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: MINIMUM $72,268
    POSTED UNTIL FILLED

    NATURE OF WORK:
    The Director of Public Health (HD), oversees a major city department, is an integral part of the City's operations, and is critical to the agency's success. The HD is responsible for the planning, coordinating and implementation of all activities of the NHHD 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 HD works with City officials to drive an innovative evidence-based research, policy and advocacy agenda. The HD is appointed by the Board of Health and reports directly to the Community Services Administrator for the City of New Haven.

    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-
    2. Possess a graduate degree in public health.

    Additionally: 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. 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 during the posting period.

    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.

    CITY OF NEW HAVEN
    Deputy Corporation Counsel

    The Office of the Corporation Counsel for the City of New Haven seeks an experienced attorney to serve as Deputy Corporation Counsel. The person in this position must have the judgment and experience necessary to advise the City on important municipal legal issues. This person will be responsible for addressing and coordinating litigation and administrative matters brought against or on behalf of the City, including civil rights, employment, personal injury and other municipal cases in both federal and state court and will work with in-house and outside counsel to develop and implement litigation strategies. Must be admitted to the bar of the State of Connecticut and have been a practicing attorney for at least two years, although at least ten years of legal experience is highly preferred. Residency within the City of New Haven is required within six months of employment. Salary commensurate with experience. EEOC. Send resume and writing sample to:

    Victor A. Bolden
    Corporation Counsel
    165 Church Street
    New Haven, CT 06510


    CITY OF NEW HAVEN
    Assistant Corporation Counsel

    The Office of the Corporation Counsel for the City of New Haven seeks an attorney either with litigation or transactional experience. The applicant must be admitted to practice in Connecticut District Courts and Connecticut State Courts. The applicant should have at least two years of experience, but five or more years is preferred. In litigation, some trial experience defending motor vehicle accidents, premises liability claims and/or sidewalk defect claims, and police misconduct claims is preferable. For transactional work, experience in transactional and regulatory legal work, particularly federal, state and local laws governing the development of residential housing, is preferred. EEOC. Send resume and a short writing sample to:

    Victor A. Bolden
    Corporation Counsel
    165 Church Street
    New Haven, CT 06510


    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)

    911 OPERATOR / DISPATCHER, BILINGUAL
    DEPARTMENT: PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS
    SALARY: MINIMUM $41,155
    REMOVAL DATE: APRIL 21, 2014

    NATURE OF WORK
    This is specialized work receiving and dispatching emergency and administrative messages over a combined police and fire communications system. Work includes accepting 911 calls from Spanish/English speaking callers, entering call information onto a computer system, providing emergency medical dispatch for calls involving critical illness or injury, and dispatching these calls via radio, or computer aided dispatch system to the proper responding department. Work is performed under direction of supervisory personnel.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Graduation from high school; and 1 to 3 years of office/clerical experience, fluency with Spanish and English languages, and at least 1 year of experience with the use of computers and keyboards, 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: Knowledge of geography of the City of New Haven, its thoroughfares and features; Knowledge of adjoining jurisdictions, particularly State Police jurisdictions in the New Haven area; Ability to operate sophisticated radio transmitting and receiving equipment; Demonstrated ability to carry out written and oral instructions; Ability to exercise good judgment; Ability to learn rules, regulations and procedures for dispatching fire, police and ambulance units; Ability to perform routine and repetitive tasks with a high degree of accuracy and mental alertness.

    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS OF WORK
    Must be fluent with Spanish and English languages. Must obtain and maintain Emergency Telecommunicator Certification within one year of being hired. Must obtain and maintain C.O.L.L.E.C.T certification within one year of being hired. Must obtain and maintain an Emergency Medical Dispatch Certificate within one year of being hired. Must be trained in the use of a computer aided dispatch system within one year of being hired. Must be trained in emergency management software data entry. Ability to work various shifts and be flexible about days off. Must undergo a background check as a condition of employment.

    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.


    COMMUNICATIONS SUPERVISOR
    DEPARTMENT: PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS
    SALARY: MINIMUM $41,957
    REMOVAL DATE: APRIL 21, 2014

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

    NATURE OF WORK:
    Under limited supervision is responsible for monitoring the activities of the Communications Center. Work involves coordinating, scheduling, and managing personnel in the Communications Center, as well as handling call-taking and dispatching responsibilities as needed (i.e. if and when the qualified members of Local 884 are unavailable or do not volunteer for such assignment)..Responsible for ensuring that all radio, telephone and computer systems are operating properly and that all 911 and non-emergency calls are handled consistently, professionally, efficiently and appropriately. Performs administrative functions including the management of a training program for Operator Dispatchers; manage and assist the Department Head and Deputy Director with training, scheduling, payroll, quality assurance/quality improvement, and tracking of Operator Dispatcher certifications.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Graduation from high school; college degree desirable. Three years of progressively responsible experience in public telecommunications or dispatching, and the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Knowledge of the State of Connecticut 911 system and the routing of 911 calls. Knowledge of the City and the placement and capabilities of emergency response personnel and equipment. Knowledge of the principles of supervision, organization and management; ability to apply such knowledge. Considerable ability to work under pressure and to respond to crisis situations professionally and courteously. Ability to operate a variety of telecommunications equipment including computer terminals, radios, copiers, and phone/radio recording systems.

    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
    Must have experience in the use of a computer aided dispatch system. Ability to work various shifts and be flexible about days off. Must obtain the following certifications within 12 months of appointment and maintain throughout employment: Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD); State of CT OSET Telecommunicator (TCM); COLLECT and NCIC; CPR certification. INTERNAL ONLY: OPEN ONLY TO CURRENT CITY OF NEW HAVEN EMPLOYEES MEETING MINIMUM AND SPECIAL 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 examination at a later date.

    MUNICIPAL ASSISTANT ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER
    DEPARTMENT: POLICE SERVICES
    SALARY: MINIMUM $43,550
    REMOVAL DATE: APRIL 21, 2014

    NATURE OF WORK
    This is investigative and protective work in the impoundment and caring for unlicensed, roaming, injured, mistreated, diseased, vicious or dangerous dogs or other animals. Work involves responsibility for assisting in the supervision of the general operation of the Animal Shelter.  Work is under the direct supervision of the Animal Control Officer and is reviewed by observation of results.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Graduation from high school; and 1 year experience in caring for animals or in animal protection work; 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 humane methods of animal collection, care and disposal. Knowledge of State Statutes, City ordinances and all other regulations pertaining to animals. Knowledge of the geography of the City of New Haven. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and with the public. Ability to operate the Animal Shelter. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Ability to respond to emergency off hour calls on a rotating basis. Ability to lift up to 80 pounds.

    NECESSARY REQUIREMENT OF WORK
    Must posses a valid Connecticut Driver's License at time of application and maintain it throughout course of employment. Must complete and pass NACA Levels 1 & 2 training program within 1 year of employment and maintain certification throughout the course of employment.

    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.


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

    Apply now for SUMMER 2014 employment!!

    *MUST APPLY AT PARKS DEPARTMENT as indicated*

    PROGRAM AIDE, SEASONAL, TEMPORARY
    SALARY: $9.00-$9.75 per hour
    REMOVAL DATE: JULY 31, 2014

    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: $10 - $22 per hour
    REMOVAL DATE: JULY 31, 2014

    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 $9.50 - $18 per hour
    REMOVAL DATE: JULY 31, 2014

    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 returned to Parks Dept., 720 Edgewood Avenue, New Haven. Minority applicants encouraged to apply. EOE, M/F/D.


    ***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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