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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)


    MECHANIC B
    DEPARTMENT: PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
    SALARY: $26.00 per hour

    REMOVAL DATE: MARCH 24, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK

    This is skilled mechanical work of the journeyman level in the maintenance and repair of a variety of automotive equipment. Employees of this class are responsible for the performance of skilled tasks in repair work on automobiles, trucks, tractors, bulldozers, sweepers and related road construction and maintenance equipment. Assignments are given in the form of oral instructions or general written work orders from a supervisor. Work is subject to review through tests and the operating condition of equipment after work is completed.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from high school; and 1 to 3 years of experience as an automotive mechanic at the full trade level; 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 standard practices and equipment of the automotive mechanic trade; Knowledge of the principles of operation of gasoline and diesel engines and of mechanical repair methods applicable to heavy trucks and construction equipment; Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade; Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; Ability to diagnose defects in mechanical and electrical components of automotive equipment.
    SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENT
    CDL required within one year of hire. An employee hired as a Mechanic B shall automatically advance to a Mechanic A on his/her 1st year anniversary provided he/she possesses a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL).

    INSTRUCTIONS:

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

    PEDIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER
    DEPARTMENT: HEALTH
    SALARY: $46.87 Per Hour

    REMOVAL DATE: MARCH 29, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK

    This is responsible, professional work providing and serving both young and school age children (up to 10 years old) in a primary health care setting located in an elementary school facility. The practitioner will be employed by and administratively responsible to the Health Department, and in addition, by agreement, medical pediatric supervision and protocol will be provided by a community health care provider.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from an accredited baccalaureate program in nursing, or from an accredited National League of Nursing (N.L.N.) three-year hospital school of nursing with pediatrics nurse practitioner preparation in a formal continuing education program or a Master's Degree in nursing; and the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Considerable knowledge of standards of care and service delivery offered in a school based clinic setting operated by a city health department. Considerable knowledge of federal and state las governing medical nursing practice in a school based clinic (SBC). Considerable knowledge of planning, implementing, and evaluating SBC activities. Ability to collaborate effectively with the SBC medical advisor and the nursing director in obtaining, maintaining, and implementing the clinic in an elementary school setting. Ability to manage and allocate time appropriately between the SBC and the responsible agencies.
    LICENSURE:
    Possession of or eligibility for a license as a registered nurse issued by the State of Connecticut Board of Nurse Examiners. Applicant must have active license prior to appointment.

    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.

    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)


    POLICE RECORDS CLERK
    DEPARTMENT: POLICE DEPARTMENT
    SALARY: MINIMUM $36,637 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: MARCH 24, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK

    This is highly responsible and specialized clerical work within the Records Room and Property Room of the Department of Police Service. Work involves the performance of duties which require attention to detail and accuracy in filing and recording information. Work is performed independently under general supervision. Performance is reviewed by the Unit Supervisor, who along with other supervisory personnel available to answer questions or resolve problems. There is extensive communication with the public, city agencies, and police employees utilizing computers and telephones.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from standard high school and 1 - 3 years office 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: Ability to learn operational procedures; Ability to perform tasks consistent with learned procedures.; Ability to communicate calmly, effectively and courteously with the public as well as others within the law enforcement profession; Ability to write clearly and legibly; Ability to work rotating shifts; Ability to carry out oral and written instructions correctly; Ability to type and file information accurately; Ability to check and be responsible for own work; Ability to keep all matters confidential.
    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
    Must obtain and maintain COLLECT certification throughout 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 exam process at a later date.

    EPIDEMIOLOGIST
    DEPARTMENT: HEALTH
    SALARY RANGE: $59,559-$93,897 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: MARCH 29, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK

    This is a professional position, under the administrative direction and supervision of the Director of Health, which maintains surveillance of the state of health and the occurrence of disease in specialized population groups.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology and one year of experience in a local public health agency. Must already possess a Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (CBIC) certification or obtain certification within one year of hire. Must maintain CBIC certification throughout employment tenure. Also, 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; Knowledge of the most current concepts of public health practices; Knowledge of local, state and federal communicable disease reporting requirements; Ability to design, conducts and analyze epidemiological surveys; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with professional medical personnel, other department personnel, and public officials; Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
    For detailed information on how to obtain CBIC Certification, visit www.cbic.org

    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.

    ASSISTANT ELECTRICAL INSPECTOR
    DEPARTMENT: OFFICE OF BUILDING INSPECTION AND ENFORCEMENT
    SALARY RANGE: $40,703-$64,477 ANNUALIZED

    REMOVAL DATE: MARCH 24, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    NATURE OF WORK

    This is skilled work in enforcing compliance with electrical codes and ordinances governing building construction, alterations, and repair. Work involves the inspection of buildings, and the examination of building plans for compliance with electrical and related requirements. Work includes inspecting electrical installations and wiring in residential and commercial buildings. Although new or difficult situations may be referred to a superior, the employee ordinarily works alone in the field and is responsible for independent decisions requiring technical discretion and judgment in inspecting a wide variety of projects. Work is subject to periodic inspection and reports are reviewed by a superior.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduation from high school; and 5 to 7 years' experience in electrical work at the journeyman level; 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 modern electrical installation practice, methods, materials and equipment. Considerable knowledge of electrical codes and related building inspection programs. Knowledge of the principles and practices of modern building inspection programs. Ability to read and interpret plans, and specifications to determine conformity with building regulations and to establish skilled techniques for the field inspection of structures. Ability to detect electrical faults and to appraise quality of construction and physical deterioration
    SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENT
    State of Connecticut certification as an Assistant Electrical Inspector at time of application.

    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)


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

    Apply now for SUMMER 2017 employment!!

    *MUST APPLY AT PARKS DEPARTMENT as indicated*

    PROGRAM AIDE, SEASONAL, TEMPORARY
    SALARY: $10.10-$11.00 per hour
    REMOVAL DATE: OCTOBER 27, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    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: $13 - $22 per hour
    REMOVAL DATE: OCTOBER 27, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

    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 $10.10 - $18 per hour
    REMOVAL DATE: OCTOBER 27, 2017

    Copy of posting available HERE

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

     

    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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