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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)


    SMALL BUSINESS COUNSELOR
    DEPARTMENT: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION
    SALARY: MINIMUM $49,186 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: FEBRUARY 12, 2016

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

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:

    This position requires extensive knowledge and experience in business operations including marketing, management, personnel, financing and financial management. The counselor must provide advice and counsel, or refer the client to appropriate resources, on all aspects of business and must adapt the style of presentation to the person or audience, whatever the level of sophistication, education, or socio-economic status. Acting under the direct tutelage of the Deputy Director of Economic Development, Small Business, the candidate must possess the ability to learn new concepts and effectively communicate them to clients. The position may involve travel within the city and state. Eligible for Comp time pursuant to the current collective bargaining agreement.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Minimum Bachelor's degree in a business discipline, or equivalent experience, with at least five years' experience in managing a small business and the following knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Experience in business ownership is preferred. Experience in small business banking, loan applications and SBA programs is a plus. The successful candidate must demonstrate a proficiency in continued education, attending conferences, workshops, seminars and courses dealing with business issues. The individual must demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills, well developed interpersonal skills, and the ability to relate to a wide variety of personality types and educational levels. Individual must be a self-starter, exhibit an ability to work with minimal supervision, and possess superior problem-solving skills. Must be available to work a flexible schedule. Must have own vehicle.

    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 $53954 ANNUALIZED

    POSTED UNTIL FILLED

    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 is responsible for the supervision of the New Haven Free Public Library's Young Minds and Family Learning Department. The position provides strategic direction, collection development oversight, program coordination and supervision of selected staff.

    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 CLINIC CHARGE NURSE
    DEPARTMENT: HEALTH DEPARTMENT
    SALARY: MINIMUM $57943.20 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: February 26, 2016 (Extended)

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:
    The Public Health Clinic Charge Nurse works in the Department of Health executing professional public health nursing practices while coordinating daily activities in maintaining the effectiveness and efficiency of the Health Department's clinical services. The Health Department operates various preventative medicine clinics that include STD clinic, international travel clinic, school-age children's immunizations and school physicals clinic, adult immunization clinic, Tuberculosis testing, and annual influenza immunization clinic.

    The Public Health Clinic Charge Nurse provides direct nursing services in the clinic setting, adheres to policies, practices and procedures, interprets and implements new and/or revised procedures and works collaboratively with other health care professionals to ensure a team effort. *Evening and Saturday hours may be included in the 35 hour work week.
    Medical direction is provided by the Director of Health or his designee, which could include the Director of Preventative Medicine, who will periodically observe, review, and evaluate work performance. The Public Health Clinic Charge Nurse's responsibilities also include assignments to the Department of Health community programs.
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Graduation from an accredited National League of Nursing (N.L.N.) program with a Bachelor of Science Degree in nursing, or a diploma from a three-year hospital school of nursing, or an Associates Degree in nursing; 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 and the training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Knowledge and understating of the principles, practices, and techniques of professional nursing; Knowledge of the principles of the behavioral, social, and public health sciences; Knowledge of current community health issues.
    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
    Possession of a valid, current Registered Nurse License issued by the State of Connecticut at the time of application, and ability to maintain said license throughout course of employment. Possession of current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification at the time of application, and ability to maintain said license throughout course of employment. Possession of a valid, current Connecticut driver's license at the time of application, and ability to maintain said license throughout course of employment.
    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
    Must possess a valid Connecticut motor vehicle operator's license.

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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

    TESTED POSITION(S)


    DEPUTY COMMUNITY SERVICES ADMINISTRATOR
    DEPARTMENT: COMMUNITY SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
    SALARY: MINIMUM $79,197 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: FEBRUARY 22, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This is a highly responsible administrative and staff position assisting the Community Services Administrator in coordinating municipal health and human service programs. Work involves the coordination of health and human service activities of municipal departments, agencies and commissions under the jurisdiction of the Community Services Administrator, as well as outside agencies and institutions; and also involves the responsibility for assuring that services to New Haven citizens are delivered in a competent and cost effective manner. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Community Services Administrator and is reviewed through conferences, reports and evaluation of results.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university; a master's degree in Public Health, public administration or social work; at least 5-10 years' experience in the administration of health or human service organizations, at least three of which must have been in a senior management capacity, and the following knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of health and human services development and delivery. Thorough knowledge of municipal governmental structure and intergovernmental relations. Ability to analyze a variety of administrative problems, to make recommendations for their solution, and to put recommendations into effect. Ability to direct and coordinate the work of subordinates and to effectively utilize staff resources. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with public and private sector representatives, civic organizations, and the public.

    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.

    HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST
    DEPARTMENT: BOARD OF EDUCATION
    SALARY: MINIMUM $40,703 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: FEBRUARY 12, 2016

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:
    This position is responsible for providing support and/or the delivery of human resource services. Incumbent will be specifically responsible for making available information to employees who are in need of Family Medical Leave Act assistance, as well as management of the New Haven Public School's substitute hire process. Incumbent will also address a variety of issues and/or provide general support, maintain records, files and databases of personnel actions, and assist in ensuring that personnel functions conform to all applicable regulatory requirements. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Director of Human Resources and Labor Relations and is often performed independently requiring effective judgment and reference to policy or precedent. Work is reviewed through conferences, oral and written reports and evaluation of results.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from a four year college or university with major course work in a closely related field; and/or three to five years' experience in increasingly responsible personnel work including but not limited to Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job including: planning and managing projects; preparing and maintaining accurate records and reports; operating standard office equipment; planning and managing projects; utilizing pertinent software applications; (AESOP) Automated Substitute Placement and Absence Management System. Competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: personnel practices applied within a school district environment; codes, FMLA regulations & laws related to the job functions, office equipment/software. Knowledge of Federal and State laws relevant to public personnel administration. Knowledge of employment practices related to equal employment opportunity or affirmative action plans or programs. Knowledge of and ability to apply the principles, concepts and professional standards and practices of modern public personnel administration.

    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.

    FLOATER – BOE MAINTENANCE
    DEPARTMENT: BOARD OF EDUCATION
    SALARY: $43,870.85 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: FEBRUARY 8, 2016 (Extended)

    YOU MUST COMPLETE A SPECIAL APPLICATION PACKET TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION

    Copy of posting available HERE

    Copy of Special Application Packet available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:

    The Floater is a position with a high degree of responsibility in the area of custodial services. This position is responsible for cleanliness and maintenance of schools and grounds, assuring their safe and efficient operation. Incumbent performs daily custodial activities which include technical guidance to subordinates and semi-skilled workers. Consults and supports the building principals and education staff.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    High School Diploma or equivalent; may be substituted by progressive equivalent job experience. Requires 1- 2 years' experience and a well-rounded background in custodial maintenance and basic knowledge of building systems such as heating, boilers, air conditioning, electrical plumbing; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Basic knowledge and experience with building and grounds maintenance, minor custodial equipment repair work, and building systems; Ability to read and understand policies and procedures, various Federal, State and Local codes and regulations involving fire, safety, environmental and sanitation; Ability to take charge in emergencies and use sound judgment to resolve problems or develop alternative solutions; Ability to set priorities and make work decisions based on available resources; Ability to be physically active from light to medium type of work in various environmental conditions, including ability to lift and/or carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or carry objects weighing up to 75 pounds. You MUST complete a special application packet to apply for this position.

    INSTRUCTIONS:In order to be considered for this title, you must submit a Special Application Packet during the posting period. Those persons meeting minimum requirements will be invited to participate in a Civil Service Exam at a later date.


    PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING COORDINATOR
    DEPARTMENT: HEALTH DEPARTMENT
    SALARY: MINIMUM $53954 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: February 26, 2016 (Extended)

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK:
    The Public Health Nurse Coordinator assists in the management of the Bureau of Nursing by working directly with the Public Health Nurse Director, nursing staff and others involved in the delivery of public health services. This entails coordinating and supervising the day-to-day activities of the Bureau. Responsibilities are carried out in accordance with the Bureau's purpose and policies, the provision of effective and efficient services and the public health needs of the community. The work is planned, reviewed and periodically evaluated under the guidance and direction of the Director of Public Health Nursing.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Possession of a valid, current Registered Nurse license issued by the State of Connecticut. Graduation 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; 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; and a minimum of three years' experience in public health or community nursing; Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification; Valid and current Connecticut driver's license; and  the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Knowledge and understanding of the principles, practices and techniques of professional nursing, including growth and development of school-aged children and youth; Knowledge of current community health issues; Knowledge of functions and services of other community agencies and resources. Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of supervision.

    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.

    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.

  • 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 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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