Employment

Employment

External Applicants

APPLYING - WHAT TO EXPECT

JUNE 12 - Application process opens. Go to POLICE APP

You must have a valid C.H.I.P. card to apply. Please check the CHIP WEBSITE for available testing dates.

JULY 31 - Application process closes.

Join us at an informational meeting for an introduction to becoming a Danbury police officer. We will detail what to expect during the testing process and what it’s like to work for our great city!
Sessions will be held at the Danbury Police Headquarters –

JUNE 19 – 7-9PM

JULY 8 – 10-12PM

All communications regarding your application will be done through PoliceApp.com

Applications are then reviewed by the Civil Service Commission. Notifications for application acceptance will be sent after August 9, 2017. At this time, those accepted will be eligible to participate in the written exam that will be given on September 16, 2017. If you have any other questions please contact the Community Services Division at 203-797-4577

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Salary: $23.83 per hour, part-time
The Danbury Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, technology savvy, part-time Librarian to join the Reference and Junior Services teams. We are looking for someone who has a comprehensive awareness of the best readers’ advisory resources, is well-versed in library reference and research techniques, is eager to respond to the information needs of library customers and is committed to creating an exceptional customer experience.

Specific responsibilities include providing reference and readers advisory service in a variety of capacities; providing assistance to customers in locating and selecting library materials, accessing databases and using electronic resources including: computers, copiers and microfilm equipment; and planning and implementing programs which may include community outreach and book discussion groups.
Requirements:
An M.L.S. Degree from an ALA accredited library school. Individuals in the final stages of completing their MLS degree will also be considered. Other requirements for this position include: flexibility to work evenings and weekends, knowledge of emerging technology trends and proficiency in Microsoft Office, Web 2.0 applications and Internet Explorer; strong communication skills, self-initiative, solid problem-solving skills and the ability to exercise independent judgment. Bilingual English/Spanish speaker preferred.
The ideal candidate enjoys interacting with people and solving problems on a daily basis, has a strong work ethic, can adapt easily to change and is enthusiastic about helping to position the library as the community’s living room.
Applications available at the Human Recourses Dept., 155 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury, CT 06810 or at www.danbury-ct.gov. The application must be completed in its entirety. Omissions, false, misleading or inaccurate information will result in rejection of the application. This position will remain open until filled.

Employment Application

Internal Applicants (COD Employees Only)

CITY OF DANBURY ANNOUNCES A PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATION
FOR THE POSITION OF
SANITARIAN
HEALTH and HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT
SALARY: $32.30 – 34.42/ Hour

LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATIONS
Applications must be on file at the Human Resources/Civil Service Office, City Hall, 155 Deer Hill Avenue, Danbury, CT 06810:
MONDAY July 3, 2017 NO EARLIER THAN 8:30 a.m., through
MONDAY July 24, 2017- NO LATER THAN 6:00 p.m.

RATING PROCEDURES:
Applicants who meet the minimum requirements and other criteria established by the Civil Service Commission will be rated according to their merit and relative fitness to perform the duties of the position.

EXAMINATION PROCESS:
The Civil Service Commission will review all applications received. At the discretion of the Civil Service Commission, the number of applicants admitted to the examination process may be limited to those applicants whose background and experience as stated on the application would indicate skills and qualifications of most immediate benefit to the department and the City of Danbury. The examination for this position will consist of the following parts:

PARTS WEIGHT
ORAL EXAM 100%

A passing score is “70%”. A candidate who is denied entrance to an examination, or who is notified of a failing grade on any portion of an examination, has the right to a review and/or appeal of that portion of the examination process. All appeals must be made in writing to the Civil Service Commission office within 10 days of the mailing of the notice of results of the examination. Employees applying for a promotional position are not required to undergo a physical exam.

EXAMINATION DATES ARE AS FOLLOWS:

*ORAL EXAM: Week of August 21, 2017 (By Appointment)
Human Resources/Civil Service Department
155 Deer Hill Avenue
Danbury CT, 06810

*Please note: All candidates will be notified of their score on the oral exam in writing.

NOTE: AS PER CIVIL SERVICE RULES AND REGULATIONS, IN ORDER TO QUALIFY FOR A PROMOTIONAL EXAM, CANDIDATES MUST HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED THEIR PROBATIONARY PERIOD IN THEIR CLASS.

NOTE: All oral examinations will be audio recorded.

APPLICATIONS: Applications may be obtained from the Human Resources-Civil Service Department, City Hall, 155 Deer Hill Avenue, Danbury, CT 06810. EEO/M-F/D-V

SANITARIAN
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
CITY OF DANBURY

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
Responsible for the performance of technical and inspectional work to promote and protect the public health through the review, inspection, and enforcement of State and local public health laws and regulations as well as providing public health education. Employee is required to perform all similar or related duties.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Enforces state and local public health laws, rules and regulations including but not limited to food service establishments, housing, nuisances (air, odor, trash, noise etc.), tanning, swimming pools, bathing beaches, recreational camps for children, lodging houses, group homes – onsite sewage treatment disposal systems (perc tests) etc.; investigates and reports cases of diseases dangerous to public health.
Witnesses and inspects installation of septic systems and performs soil evaluations. Supervises operations performed by professional engineers and sanitarians on deep test holes, percolation tests and soil evaluations.
Reviews plans submitted by engineers or septic installers for other boards/departments and submits reports when necessary. Reviews septic design plans for code requirements, assuring compliance and issuing permits, consults with engineers to suggest/support appropriate design, submits recommendations to the Health Director on variance approvals and related conditions.
Responds and investigates complaints of septic system failures, inspects work in progress and building addition plans, subdivisions and site preps for building lots being developed, writes reports and provides necessary follow-up to enforce regulations.
Participates in the department’s public health education programs in the community as required.
Assists and participates in the organization and development of emergency preparedness programs as required by the CDC grant.
Responds to a variety of public complaints regarding public health issues; may investigate complaints of inadequate housing conditions.
Conducts food borne illness investigations, contacts state officials, and consults with physicians and lawyers; submits required reports and final analysis to appropriate state and local departments or agencies.
Plans and conducts health and environmental investigations, including collecting recreational water samples for bacterial analysis. Initiates remedial and enforcement procedures as necessary.
Inspects all food service establishments and retail stores for compliance with state sanitary code; monitors food establishment test results.
Prepares order letters seeking enforcement of violations and prepares support documents for administrative or legal hearings.
Conducts housing inspections to ensure property conforms to state sanitary code. Inspects rental units and properties subject to public complaints as part of routine sanitary code enforcement.
Serves as a public health educator, conducting food service seminars, swimming pool seminars, and rabies awareness seminars in schools, lead paint poisoning regulations, onsite sewage treatment disposal systems, and housing regulations.
Maintains knowledge and expertise in relevant areas of public health, housing and environmental issues in order to maintain required licenses and certifications and changes in pertinent public health laws and regulations as well as enforcement practices.
Prepares documents in support of public health hearings and department enforcement actions, hearings, legal actions as well as presentation of public health rationale for enforcement in court.
Certified maintenance of continuing education credits (CEUs) required for on-going recertification of all required licenses.

Required Minimum Requirements:

Education and Experience: Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in public health or a related field and three to five (3-5) years prior related work experience in public health services or a related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job in the sole determination of the City.

Special Requirements:
Registered Sanitarian License (RS).
Certification in Subsurface Sewage Disposal – Phases 1 and 2.
Soil Evaluator.
Haz-Mat Response.
Valid Class II Motor Vehicle Driver’s License.
State of Connecticut Food Service Certification.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills Required:
Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of the State environmental code, food service regulations, and all other laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to public health
and sanitation; working knowledge of current inspection and control practices and procedures.
Ability: Ability to meet and deal with the public effectively and appropriately; ability
to effectively handle problems in the field and during emergencies; ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing; ability to maintain, manage, and
organize records; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with state regulatory agencies and uncooperative members of the public. Ability to manage
multiple tasks in a detailed and organized manner. Ability to enforce laws and regulations in an impartial and consistent manner.
Skill: Proficient oral and written communication skills.
Supervision Received:
Serves under the direct direction of the Director of Health and ultimately the Mayor.

Application for Promotional Examination