Employment

Employment

Promotional Opportunity (COD Only)

CITY OF DANBURY ANNOUNCES A PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATION
FOR THE POSITION OF
EPIDEMIOLOGIST
HEALTH and HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT
SALARY: $29.00/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:
THURSDAY March 14, 2019 NO EARLIER THAN 8:30 a.m., through
THURSDAY April 4, 2019 - 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: Thursday May 2, 2019 (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.

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

EPIDEMIOLOGIST
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
CITY OF DANBURY

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

The employee is responsible for providing administrative and clerical services in support of the Health Department. The work consists of the practical application of a variety of concepts, practices and specialized techniques relating to professional public health field. Assignments typically involve evaluation and interpretation of factors, conditions or unusual circumstances; inspecting, testing or evaluating compliance with established standards or criteria; gathering, analyzing and evaluating facts or data using specialized fact finding techniques; or determining the methods to accomplish the work.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Participates in routine epidemiologic investigations to identify risk factors and implements.

Collects and collates data including performing interviews; performs data analysis and summarizes relevant epidemiologic investigation data into tables, charts and written reports.

Provides technical information to the professional and lay public; collaborates in the preparation and presentation of workshops.

Maintains an orderly surveillance system capable of detecting risk factors and changes in disease patterns

Conducts epidemiological analyses using multiple data sources, including, but not limited to disease surveillance data, EHR and other administrative healthcare data, population-based survey data, and vital statistics data.

Supports the production of departmental reports, such as the annual vaccination reports, community health assessments and vaccine inventory.

Responds to requests for data on health-related statistics and associated health behaviors.

Under general supervision, uses a basic knowledge of public health principles to analyze, develop, implement, and promote new and creative strategies and solutions to address public health issues and challenges.

May collaborate with external organizations to develop action plans and goals to achieve specific objectives.

Works with programs or studies designed to evaluate the prevalence or surveillance of public health issues and the effectiveness of targeted interventions.

Provide technical assistance to organizations to include presentations, web-based resources, strategies, and educational forums to address specific public health issues.

May assist in designing, developing, and conducting targeted training initiatives.

Assist with grant applications and programs. Perform related responsibilities as required.

Participates in the Department’s Emergency Preparedness Programs as needed.

Required Minimum Requirements:

Education and Experience: Must have Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Public Health, Life Sciences or equivalent; 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: Notary Public certification is preferred.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills Required:

Knowledge: Knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures that affect the Health and Human Services Department daily operations. Knowledge of computer hardware, office software including word processing, database management, and spread sheet applications as well as licensing and personnel software; knowledge of the Internet in support of department operations.

Abilities: Ability to interact appropriately with the public in response to inquiries and requests, for information. Ability to access the Internet to obtain information in support of department operations. Ability to multi-task; ability to work independently and assume responsibility, take initiative and maintain confidential information.

Skills: Proficient written and oral communication skills. Proficient data processing, business mathematics, and organization skills. Proficient customer service and time management skills.

Supervision Received:
Employee works under the general supervision of the Associate Director of Health Programs.

Promotional Application

Job Opportunities

CITY OF DANBURY

SUMMER 2019 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES APPLICATION

Please carefully read this entire important announcement

1. Application Submission:

Applications are available at the Human Resources Dept., 155 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury, CT 06810 or at www.danbury-ct.gov beginning February 5, 2019.

The application must be completed in its entirety. Omissions, false, misleading or inaccurate information will result in rejection of the application.

Applications should be completed and returned to the Human Resources Department as soon as possible. Application review and hiring is ongoing. Therefore, those applications received first may be considered first.

Only those applications returned directly to Human Resources by the applicant will be considered.

Please contact the Human Resources/Civil Service Department at (203) 797-4598 or [email protected] if you need assistance or if you have any general questions.

2. Application Review

Applications will be reviewed to determine if they are complete and meet the minimum requirements for the position. If an applicant is selected for an interview, he or she will be contacted by the Human Resources Department to schedule a meeting.

3. Additional Requirements

Those candidates selected through the interview process will continue in the selection process by participating in further testing which may include but is not limited to background checks, drug screens, etc. If any one of these tests are not passed, the candidate will be immediately eliminated from consideration from this hiring process.

Please be aware that participation in the testing and recruitment process does not guarantee continuance in the remainder of the hiring process nor does it imply or constitute an offer of employment.

Offers of employment and start dates of employment are only valid through the Human Resources Department. Candidates are not authorized to begin employment with the City of Danbury until they have passed all post offer tests and have been notified directly by the Human Resources Department. Any other offer of employment from any department other than the Human Resources Department will be considered null and void.

All communications between the City of Danbury and applicants will occur through the Human Resources Department. This includes but is not limited to: scheduling interviews, appointments for post offer testing, offers of employment; start dates, etc. All applications and required documents must be submitted directly to the Human Resources Department.

EEO/M/F/DV
The City of Danbury will not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of sex, race, color, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related conditions, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, or disability, except where it is a bona fide occupational qualification. We encourage African Americans, women, Hispanics, and other minorities who meet the minimum qualifications to apply.

The following information is only a general description of the recruitment and hiring process and is not all-inclusive. Please note that any and/or all of the components of this process may be changed by the City of Danbury with or without notice. Additionally, the City of Danbury reserves the right to modify the order sequence of testing as may be appropriate.

Application

SANITARIAN
Salary: $34.52 - $36.34/hour

Please carefully read this entire important announcement

The City of Danbury will not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of sex, race, color, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related conditions, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, or disability, except where it is a bona fide occupational qualification. We encourage African Americans, women, Hispanics, and other minorities who meet the minimum qualifications to apply.

The following information is only a general description of the recruitment and hiring process and is not all-inclusive. Please note that any and/or all of the components of this process may be changed by the City of Danbury with or without notice. Additionally, the City of Danbury reserves the right to modify the order sequence of testing as may be appropriate.

Statement of Duties: Employee is 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.

Essential Functions:

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 Qualifications:

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: Must obtain Registered Sanitarian License (RS) within 6 months of hire date.

Certification in Subsurface Sewage Disposal – Phases 1 and 2.

Soil Evaluator.

Haz-Mat Response.

Valid Class II Motor Vehicle Driver’s License.

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.

If you do not meet the above minimum requirements, your application will not be accepted by the Civil Service Commission nor will you receive a refund of your application fee.

PLEASE NOTE: Be sure to complete the application in its entirety by including your specific skills and responsibilities under each position that you have held. Should you not specifically indicate that you have the skills required as defined above; the Civil Service Commission will not accept your application.

2. Application Submission:

Applications are available at the Human Resources Dept., 155 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury, CT 06810 or at www.ci.danbury-ct.gov. Qualified applicants must submit to a $10 fee* and four copies of the application to the Human Resources department no later than 6:00 pm, Thursday April 4, 2019. EEO/M/F/D/V

*Application Fee waiver: A filing fee is not charged if you are receiving public assistance from the State of Connecticut, or if an applicant’s income falls below the federal poverty levels. A written request for a waiver must be made to the Civil Service Commission prior to the application closing date, 155 Deer Hill Avenue, Danbury, CT, 06810. To have the fee waived, you must submit either a copy of your current benefit card (State of Connecticut Department of Social Services identification card) or your W-2 Statement of Earnings for the year. You must indicate your Social Security Number and/or Examination Number (if applicable) on the front of the benefit card copy or on the copy of your W-2 Statement of Earnings.

The application must be completed in its entirety. Omissions, false, misleading or inaccurate information will result in rejection of the application.

It is recommended that applicants do not wait until the last day to submit the application. Applications should be completed as soon as possible after publication of the announcement for examination.

Please contact the Human Resources/Civil Service Department at (203) 797-4598 or [email protected] if you need assistance or if you have any general questions.

3. Application Review
The Civil Service Commission is responsible for reviewing the applications to determine if they are complete and meet the minimum requirements for the position. The Commission will review all the applications for the position during their monthly meeting following the closing date of the position.

If an application is accepted by the Civil Service Commission, then the applicant will be notified in writing and will be informed of the next step in the process. If the Commission does not accept an application, the applicant will also be notified in writing.

4. Testing
Once an application is accepted by the Civil Service Commission, the applicant will be notified in writing of the next steps in the testing process. Each test phase named below is listed in the order in which they occur. Each test phase must be passed in order to continue to the next level of the selection process.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to adhere to the City’s testing schedule. Unless otherwise stated, there will be no make-up examinations or alternative examination dates.

If an applicant fails any one of the test phases listed below, the applicant will be immediately eliminated from consideration for this hiring process.

Examination: The Oral Examination (100% of the final score)
Test Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2019 (By Appointment)
Location: Human Resources/Civil Service Office
City Hall – 3rd floor
155 Deer Hill Road
Danbury, CT 06810

(Unless otherwise notified, applicants are not permitted to bring and/or use calculators, electronic devices, books or other reference materials during the examinations).

Reasonable Accommodations in the testing process:

All requests for reasonable accommodations in the testing process along with medical documentation establishing the need for the accommodation must be submitted to the City of Danbury Human Resources Department no later than the closing date of applications.

5. The Eligibility List

A passing average score of “70” on the above test will place an applicant on the Sanitarian Eligibility List in rank order. The rank on this list is established according to the score on the oral exam according to the percentages as indicated above plus any additional applicable veterans points awarded. The resulting list is then certified by the Civil Service Commission and will be used to fill vacancies as they occur, as per Civil Service Rules.

If the list is not exhausted, it remains in effect for one year. However, the Commission can decide to extend an eligibility list for one additional year.

Participation in the testing and recruitment process and/or placement on an eligibility list does not guarantee a continuance in the remainder of the hiring process nor does it imply or constitute an offer of employment.

6. Additional Testing Requirements

Once the eligibility list is certified, depending on the number of vacancies, candidates with the highest ranking on the list will be interviewed by a panel of City Officials. As future positions become available, applicants are interviewed from this list based on their ranking for as long as the list is active.

Those candidates selected through the panel interview will continue in the selection process by participating in an additional series of testing which may include but is not limited to background checks, drug screens, medical physical, etc. Once again, each test phase must be passed in order to continue to the next level of the testing process. If any one of the test phases is not passed, the candidate will be immediately eliminated from consideration for this hiring process and subsequently removed from the eligibility list.

Employment Application

TAX ASSESSOR
SALARY: $122,500 /Annual

The City of Danbury is currently seeking a Tax Assessor. This person in this position will perform a variety of professional, technical, supervisory and administrative work in performing assessment duties imposed by State and local law. Responsible for assessing valuation of real, personal and motor vehicle property for the preparation of the annual Grand List.

Please carefully read this entire important announcement

The City of Danbury will not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of sex, race, color, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related conditions, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, or disability, except where it is a bona fide occupational qualification. We encourage African Americans, women, Hispanics, and other minorities who meet the minimum qualifications to apply.

The following information is only a general description of the recruitment and hiring process and is not all-inclusive. Please note that any and/or all of the components of this process may be changed by the City of Danbury with or without notice. Additionally, the City of Danbury reserves the right to modify the order sequence of testing as may be appropriate.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Plans, directs and supervises the operations and staff of the department and administers/evaluates assessment activities.
Exercises all authority provided to, and meets all responsibilities imposed upon, municipal Assessors by local and State law.
Develops policies and procedures for the operation of the Office of the Assessor as necessary to ensure efficiency and implements directives of the City’s Director of Finance.
Coordinates and ensures the discovery, listing and valuation of all real, personal and motor vehicle property within the City of Danbury in a uniform and equitable manner in accordance and compliance with local and State laws and regulations; applies exemptions as permitted by State law.
Testifies at State Tax Court hearing to present data documenting and substantiating appraisal and assessment calculations.
Develops and maintains systems, records and documents that provide for the proper evaluation, control and documentation of assessment activities and operations.
Coordinate the activities of the Board of Assessment Appeals explaining how assessments are calculated: providing administrative support for the Board of Assessment Appeals using Microsoft Office to notify appellants of hearing appointments and results and to track assessment adjustments.
Develops and maintains current inventory of all property, including changes in ownership, new construction, alterations/improvements, subdivisions and property splits in related computer programs and property maps.
Researches and responds to government official, taxpayer and public inquiries and complaints.
Reviews exemptions for compliance with state statues: responsible for the administration of Town and State Elderly Tax Relief Programs; files reports on elderly, veterans, and all other reports as required by the State Office of Policy and Management, Town Ordinance, or Director of Finance.
Directs and coordinates the provision of information with respect to assessment appeals; assists the City of Danbury in proceedings related to protested assessments.
Directs and coordinates the calculation of the annual Grand List.
Reconcile the Tax Collector’s rate book with the Grand List prior to sending out tax bills.
Coordinates bidding and contracting for vendors of the City of Danbury-wide revaluation services, supervises Revaluation Company.
Prepares and presents a proposed annual budget for the Office of the Assessor and the performance measures of assessment functions; directs the implementation of the adopted budget.
Directs and supervises the selection, training, assignment, evaluation and discipline of Assistant Assessors and other employees within the Office of the Assessor; administers personnel rules, regulations, and collective bargaining agreements for the Office of Assessor.
Assigns, evaluates and trains department personnel in property assessment procedures; Coordinates, assigns and oversees workload for assigned staff.
Prepares, submits and presents narrative and statistical reports as required by local or State law or requested by Mayor and/or Director of Finance; attends meetings of the Board of Assessment and Appeals, City Council, Department of Finance Department Head Staff, and Mayor’s Cabinet.
Maintains positive working relationships with government officials, community groups, taxpayers and the public regarding assessment activities; promptly and cordially responds to inquiries and requests for information.
Attends training, seminars and conferences, and participates in professional assessment activities, to become and remain current on developments in relevant fields. Obtains additional training and education in Appraisal and Assessment Laws and techniques.
Identifies and pursues funding and other resources; directs, reviews, drafts as necessary, and approves grant proposal packages; assists in the preparation, review and administration of vendor contracts and agreements.
Confers with Town Officials and staff, property owners, and the public regarding assessment information.
Reviews and recommends need for, and assist in selection of, private appraisal services.

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience:

Must be a graduate from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Real Estate, Finance or a related field.

Must possess eight (8) years of experience in the valuation of residential, commercial and industrial properties for assessment purposes or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must have a minimum of four (4) years of supervisory experience.

Suitable experience may be substituted for education attainment if deemed appropriate by the Mayor or his/her designee.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of municipal property assessment.

Thorough knowledge of State laws and regulations and local ordinances governing municipal property assessment and exemptions.

Considerable knowledge of economic and real estate trends.

Considerable knowledge of the local area and its properties.

Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration.

Considerable knowledge of real estate valuation and appraisal techniques.

Skill in financial and human capital management.

Skill in the use of computers, including MS Office, Google Apps, Etc.

Demonstrate computer and data processing skills through working knowledge of the following software: Vision Government Solutions CAMA (Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal), Quality Data Services (QDS) Assessment Administration, Geographical Information Systems, (GIS) and familiarity with NewWorld (Tyler) Financial Systems.

Ability to plan, organize, direct, coordinate and evaluate work of departmental programs and employees.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other departments and employees, local and State government officials, real estate professionals, taxpayers and the general public.

Ability to compose clear and correct written correspondence and reports; ability to effectively present information verbally and respond to questions from groups of managers, vendors, taxpayers, and the general public.

Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and government regulations.

Additional Required Eligibility Requirements:
Must possess certification by the Connecticut Municipal Association of Assessing Officers as a Certified Connecticut Municipal Assessor or certification by the international Association of Assessment Officers as a Certified Assessment Evaluator.

Must possess a valid, active Motor Vehicle Operator’s license

If you do not meet the above minimum requirements your application will not be accepted by the Civil Service Commission nor will you receive a refund of your application fee.

PLEASE NOTE: Be sure to complete the application in its entirety by including your specific skills and responsibilities under each position that you have held. Should you not specifically indicate that you have the skills required as defined above, the Civil Service Commission will not accept your application.

2. Application Submission:

Applications are available at the Human Resources Dept., 155 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury, CT 06810 or at www.danbury-ct.gov. Qualified applicants must submit a $25 fee* and four copies of the application to the to Human Resources department no later than 6:00 pm, Thursday April 4, 2019. EEO/M/F/D/V.

*Application Fee waiver: A filing fee is not charged if you are receiving public assistance from the State of Connecticut, or if an applicant’s income falls below the federal poverty levels. A written request for a waiver must be made to the Civil Service Commission prior to the application closing date, 155 Deer Hill Avenue, Danbury, CT, 06810. To have the fee waived, you must submit either a copy of your current benefit card (State of Connecticut Department of Social

Services identification card) or your W-2 Statement of Earnings for the year. You must indicate your Social Security Number and/or Examination Number (if applicable) on the front of the benefit card copy or on the copy of your W-2 Statement of Earnings.

The application must be completed in its entirety. Omissions, false, misleading or inaccurate information will result in rejection of the application.

It is recommended that applicants do not wait until the last day to submit the application. Applications should be completed as soon as possible after publication of the announcement for examination.

Please contact the Human Resources/Civil Service Department at (203) 797-4598 or [email protected] if you need assistance or if you have any general questions.

3. Application Review

The Civil Service Commission is responsible for reviewing the applications to determine if they are complete and meet the minimum requirements for the position.NovemThe Commission will review all the applications for the position during their monthly meeting following the closing date of the position.

If an application is accepted by the Civil Service Commission, then the applicant will be notified in writing and will be informed of the next step in the process. If the Commission does not accept an application, the applicant will also be notified in writing.

4. Testing
Once an application is accepted by the Civil Service Commission, the applicant will be notified in writing of the next steps in the testing process. Each test phase named below is listed in the order in which they occur. Each test phase must be passed with a “70%” in order to continue to the next level of the selection process.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to adhere to the City’s testing schedule. Unless otherwise stated, there will be no make-up examinations or alternative examination dates.

If an applicant fails the test phase listed below, the applicant will be immediately eliminated from consideration for this hiring process.

The Oral Examination (100% of the final score)

Test Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 (by appointment)
Location: Human Resources/Civil Service Office
Conference Room 3B
155 Deer Hill Avenue
Danbury, Connecticut 06810

(Unless otherwise notified, applicants are not permitted to bring and/or use calculators, electronic devices, books or other reference materials during the examinations).

Reasonable Accommodations in the testing process:
All requests for reasonable accommodations in the testing process along with medical documentation establishing the need for the accommodation must be submitted to the City of Danbury Human Resources Department no later than the closing date of applications.

5. The Eligibility List

A passing average score of “70” or above on the test will place an applicant on the Tax Assessor Eligibility List in rank order. The rank on this list is established according to the averaged score on the written and oral exams according to the percentages as indicated above plus any additional applicable veterans points awarded. The resulting list is then certified by the Civil Service Commission and will be used to fill vacancies as they occur, as per Civil Service Rules. If the list is not exhausted, it remains in effect for one year. However, the Commission can decide to extend an eligibility list for one additional year.

Participation in the testing and recruitment process and/or placement on an eligibility list does not guarantee a continuance in the remainder of the hiring process nor does it imply or constitute an offer of employment.

6. Additional Testing Requirements

Once the eligibility list is certified, depending on the number of vacancies, candidates with the highest ranking on the list will be interviewed by a panel of City Officials. As future positions become available, applicants are interviewed from this list based on their ranking for as long as the list is active.

Those candidates selected through the panel interview will continue in the selection process by participating in an additional series of testing which may include but is not limited to background checks, drug screens, medical physical, etc. Once again, each test phase must be passed in order to continue to the next level of the testing process. If anyone of the test phases is not passed, the candidate will be immediately eliminated from consideration for this hiring process and subsequently removed from the eligibility list.

Employment Application

CITY OF DANBURY
Public Utility Technician
SALARY: $26.50/hour

The City of Danbury is currently seeking a Public Utility Technician to perform skilled duties in the installation and maintenance of the water distribution system and the sewer collection system in the City of Danbury.

Please carefully read this entire important announcement

The City of Danbury will not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of sex, race, color, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related conditions, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, or disability, except where it is a bona- fide occupational qualification. We encourage African Americans, women, Hispanics, and other minorities who meet the minimum qualifications to apply.

The following information is only a general description of the recruitment and hiring process and is not all-inclusive. Please note that any and/or all of the components of this process may be changed by the City of Danbury with or without notice. Additionally, the City of Danbury reserves the right to modify the order sequence of testing as may be appropriate.

1. Job Description – Public Utility Technician

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
This is a Union position in the Technical Services Unit of the Public Utilities Department of the City of Danbury.

The Public Utilities Technician is responsible for the monitoring of watersheds and distribution systems to prevent contamination; the inspection and monitoring of sewer and water lines; review and reporting of sewer and water usage; the installation, maintenance and utilization of meters and other related devices; and monitoring, recording and reporting functions of the Public Utilities Department.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs work for metering, and fire hydrant testing, operation, and flushing.
Performs watershed inspections, cross connection and backflow testing and facility surveying and associated record keeping.
Works in the water distribution system and sewer collection system with utility marking (CBYD systems), locating, mapping, repairs, valve operation, and sampling and disinfection.
Uses and maintains pipe locating, leak detection, sampling, testing equipment and hand tools.
Assists with inventory and purchasing of materials and supplies.
Participates in safety programs designed to protect the personnel, facilities, and the general public.
Performs computer tasks such as reports and data entry and ensures that they are executed properly.
Investigates and finds remedies for customer water and sewer problems and complaints.
Works in the field and in office setting depending on specific tasks for that day.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge/Abilities/Skills:
Required High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.
Must possess and keep current a valid motor vehicle driver’s license.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
One year’s experience in the field of water, wastewater, plumbing, irrigation, fire sprinklers, leak detection, environmental science, utility construction or related fields is desirable.

Within 18 months of hire obtain Backflow Preventer Tester Certification as administered and approved by the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health. Within 36 months of hire obtain Cross Connection Survey Inspector Certification as administered and approved by the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health.

EDUCATION:
High school diploma or equivalent
Post high school training or certification in water related field desirable but not required.

2. Application Submission:

Applications are available at the Human Resources Dept., 155 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury, CT 06810 or at www.ci.danbury.ct.us. Qualified applicants must submit a $10 fee* and four copies of the application to Human Resources Department no later than 6:00 pm, Thursday, April 4, 2019 EEO/M/F/D-V

*Application Fee waiver: A filing fee is not charged if you are receiving public assistance from the State of Connecticut, or if a applicant’s income falls below the federal poverty levels. A written request for a waiver must be made to the Civil Service Commission prior to the application closing date, 155 Deer Hill Avenue, Danbury, CT, 06810. To have the fee waived, you must submit either a copy of your current benefit card (State of Connecticut Department of Social Services identification card) or your W-2 Statement of Earnings for the year. You must indicate your Social Security Number and/or Examination Number (if applicable) on the front of the benefit card copy or on the copy of your W-2 Statement of Earnings.

The application must be completed in its entirety. Omissions, false, misleading or inaccurate information will result in rejection of the application.

It is recommended that applicants do not wait until the last day to submit the application. Applications should be completed as soon as possible after publication of the announcement for examination.

Please contact the Human Resources/Civil Service Department at (203) 797-4598 or [email protected] if you need assistance or if you have any general questions.

3. Application Review

The Civil Service Commission is responsible for reviewing the applications to determine if they are complete and meet the minimum requirements for the position. The Commission will review all the applications for the position during their monthly meeting following the closing date of the position.

If an application is accepted by the Civil Service Commission, then the applicant will be notified in writing and will be informed of the next step in the process. If the Commission does not accept an application, the applicant will also be notified in writing.

4. Testing
Once an application is accepted by the Civil Service Commission, the applicant will be notified in writing of the next steps in the testing process. Each test phase named below is listed in the order in which they occur. Each test phase must be passed in order to continue to the next level of the selection process.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to adhere to the City’s testing schedule. Unless otherwise stated, there will be no make-up examinations or alternative examination dates.

If an applicant fails the test phase listed below, the applicant will be immediately eliminated from consideration for this hiring process.

The Written Examination (100% of the final score)

Test Date: Thursday May 2, 2019
Location: Public Works Complex
Public Utilities Building 3
53 Newtown Road
Danbury, CT 06810

(Unless otherwise notified, applicants are not permitted to bring and/or use calculators, electronic devices, books or other reference materials during the examinations).

Reasonable Accommodations in the testing process:
All requests for reasonable accommodations in the testing process along with medical documentation establishing the need for the accommodation must be submitted to the City of Danbury Human Resources Department no later than the closing date of applications.

5. The Eligibility List

A passing average score of “70” on the above test will place an applicant on the Public Utility Technician Eligibility List in rank order. The rank on this list is established according to the score on the written exam according to the percentages as indicated above plus any additional applicable veterans points awarded. The resulting list is then certified by the Civil Service Commission and will be used to fill vacancies as they occur, as per Civil Service Rules. If the list is not exhausted, it remains in effect for one year. However, the Commission can decide to extend an eligibility list for one additional year.

Participation in the testing and recruitment process and/or placement on an eligibility list does not guarantee a continuance in the remainder of the hiring process nor does it imply or constitute an offer of employment.

6. Additional Testing Requirements

Once the eligibility list is certified, depending on the number of vacancies, candidates with the highest ranking on the list will be interviewed by a panel of City Officials. As future positions become available, applicants are interviewed from this list based on their ranking for as long as the list is active.

Those candidates selected through the panel interview will continue in the selection process by participating in an additional series of testing which may include but is not limited to background checks, drug screens, medical physical, etc. Once again, each test phase must be passed in order to continue to the next level of the testing process. If any one of the test phases is not passed, the candidate will be immediately eliminated from consideration for this hiring process and subsequently removed from the eligibility list.

Employment Application

City of Danbury
MAINTENANCE MECHANIC III – HVAC
Public Buildings
Salary: $31.33/hour

Please carefully read this entire important announcement

The City of Danbury will not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of sex, race, color, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related conditions, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, or disability, except where it is a bona fide occupational qualification. We encourage African Americans, women, Hispanics, and other minorities who meet the minimum qualifications to apply.

The following information is only a general description of the recruitment and hiring process and is not all-inclusive. Please note that any and/or all of the components of this process may be changed by the City of Danbury with or without notice. Additionally, the City of Danbury reserves the right to modify the order sequence of testing as may be appropriate.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
This is highly skilled and semi-skilled trades and supervisory work in the maintenance, repair and alteration of buildings, utilities and equipment. Employees in this classification are experts in their field and perform minor supervisory, as well as skilled trades work in other fields. Work includes, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, electronics, electricity, painting, plumbing, lubrication, mechanical, building construction and renovations. Work assignments are general in nature and are performed under limited supervision. Maintenance Mechanic III usually works alone and may provide minor supervision for one to three employees within this class or related classes on specific assignments that require assistance. This Maintenance Mechanic III will hold a valid, current State of Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection license in the Heating, Ventilating or Air Conditioning trade.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs facility maintenance and alteration work including, but not limited to: HVAC installations, repairs and maintenance, repairing control systems, heating and/or air conditioning repairs, repairing burners, steam fitting, brazing, rebuilding pumps and valves, and related work at an expert level.
Performs preventive maintenance and repairs on heating, ventilating and cooling systems, pneumatic and/or digital controls systems and mechanical machinery.
Interprets oral and written instructions specifications, diagrams, codes and manufactures literature.
Inspects equipment and machinery to determine proper functioning.
Must be able to work on ladders, scaffolding, elevated platforms or buckets, catwalks, crawl spaces, tunnels, ledges and roofs.
Moves equipment and installs equipment in new location that may require the installation of service lines.
Assists in operating and maintaining a computer based planned preventative maintenance program for building equipment, and maintenance and repairs scheduling, under the general supervision of the Superintendent or Foreman.
Lubricates equipment and checks for malfunction.
Performs snow removal operations as directed by the Superintendent or Foreman.
Assists in the preparation of labor and material estimates.
Maintains general maintenance and repair records.
Performs related work as required.
Performs other duties as required in an emergency or as assigned by the Superintendent or, Foreman.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge/Abilities/Skills:
Considerable knowledge of the standard practices, methods, tools and materials of the heating, ventilating and air conditioning, controls, and mechanical repair trade. Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the HVAC trade including city and state codes; some knowledge of the practices, methods, tools and materials of the carpentry, plumbing, mechanical, electrical and masonry trades. Ability to work from sketches, blue prints, Architectural or Engineering plans. Understand and effectively follow oral and written instructions. Demonstrate skill in the use of tools, materials and equipment common to the HVAC trade. Ability to effectively and efficiently direct the activities of other employees within the class or related classes. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and written.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
High school graduate, technical / trade school diploma or equivalent educational training. Two or more years’ experience in HVAC construction and/or maintenance field is the minimum requirement.
Shall possess and maintain: 1) a valid driver’s license to operate motor vehicles in the State of Connecticut. 2) State of Connecticut, Department of Consumer Protection valid professional trades license: {Heating & Cooling S1, S2, or Cooling D1, D2.}. Certification of OSHA 40 hour training (HAZWOPR) preferred but not required.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Receives work assignments from the Superintendent, or Foreman.

Maintenance Mechanics in this class are on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week to respond to emergencies as needed.

If you do not meet the above minimum requirements, your application will not be accepted by the Civil Service Commission nor will you receive a refund of your application fee.

PLEASE NOTE: Be sure to complete the application in its entirety by including your specific skills and responsibilities under each position that you have held. Should you not specifically indicate that you have the skills required as defined above, the Civil Service Commission will not accept your application.

2. Application Submission:

Applications are available at the Human Resources Dept., 155 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury, CT 06810 or at www.danbury-ct.gov. Qualified applicants must submit a $10 fee* and four copies of the application to Human Resources no later than 6:00 pm, Thursday, April 4, 2019. EEO/M/F/D/V

*Application Fee waiver: A filing fee is not charged if you are receiving public assistance from the State of Connecticut, or if a applicant’s income falls below the federal poverty levels. A written request for a waiver must be made to the Civil Service Commission prior to the application closing date, 155 Deer Hill Avenue, Danbury, CT, 06810. To have the fee waived, you must submit either a copy of your current benefit card (State of Connecticut Department of Social Services identification card) or your W-2 Statement of Earnings for the year. You must indicate your Social Security Number and/or Examination Number (if applicable) on the front of the benefit card copy or on the copy of your W-2 Statement of Earnings.

The application must be completed in its entirety. Omissions, false, misleading or inaccurate information will result in rejection of the application.

It is recommended that applicants do not wait until the last day to submit the application. Applications should be completed as soon as possible after publication of the announcement for examination.

Please contact the Human Resources/Civil Service Department at (203) 797-4598 or [email protected] if you need assistance or if you have any general questions

3. Application Review
The Civil Service Commission is responsible for reviewing the applications to determine if they are complete and meet the minimum requirements for the position. The Commission will review all the applications for the position during their monthly meeting following the closing date of the position.

If an application is accepted by the Civil Service Commission, then the applicant will be notified in writing and will be informed of the next step in the process. If the Commission does not accept an application, the applicant will also be notified in writing.

4. Testing
Once an application is accepted by the Civil Service Commission, the applicant will be notified in writing of the next steps in the testing process. Each test phase named below is listed in the order in which they occur. Each test phase must be passed in order to continue to the next level of the selection process.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to adhere to the City’s testing schedule. Unless otherwise stated, there will be no make-up examinations or alternative examination dates.

If an applicant fails any one of the test phases listed below, the applicant will be immediately eliminated from consideration for this hiring process.

Examination: The Oral Examination (100% of the final score)
Test Date: Tuesday May 7, 2019 (by appointment)
Location: Human Resources / Civil Service Office
155 Deer Hill Avenue
Danbury, CT 06810

(Unless otherwise notified, applicants are not permitted to bring and/or use calculators, electronic devices, books or other reference materials during the examinations).

Reasonable Accommodations in the testing process:

All requests for reasonable accommodations in the testing process along with medical documentation establishing the need for the accommodation must be submitted to the City of Danbury Human Resources Department no later than the closing date of applications.

5. The Eligibility List

A passing average score of “70%” or above on this test will place an applicant on the Maintenance Mechanic III – HVAC Eligibility List in rank order. The rank on this list is established according to the score on the practical exam plus any additional applicable veterans points awarded. The resulting list is then certified by the Civil Service Commission and will be used to fill vacancies as they occur, as per Civil Service Rules. If the list is not exhausted, it remains in effect for one year. However, the Commission can decide to extend an eligibility list for one additional year.

Participation in the testing and recruitment process and/or placement on an eligibility list does not guarantee a continuance in the remainder of the hiring process nor does it imply or constitute an offer of employment.

6. Additional Testing Requirements

Once the eligibility list is certified, depending on the number of vacancies, candidates with the highest ranking on the list will be interviewed by a panel of City Officials. As future positions become available, applicants are interviewed from this list based on their ranking for as long as the list is active.

Those candidates selected through the panel interview will continue in the selection process by participating in an additional series of testing which may include but is not limited to background checks, drug screens, medical physical, etc. Once again, each test phase must be passed in order to continue to the next level of the testing process. If any one of the test phases is not passed, the candidate will be immediately eliminated from consideration for this hiring process and subsequently removed from the eligibility list.

Employment Application

City of Danbury
TREE WORKER / BUCKET OPERATOR
Salary: $28.26/hour

Please carefully read this entire important announcement

The City of Danbury will not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of sex, race, color, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related conditions, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, or disability, except where it is a bona fide occupational qualification. We encourage African Americans, women, Hispanics, and other minorities who meet the minimum qualifications to apply.

The following information is only a general description of the recruitment and hiring process and is not all-inclusive. Please note that any and/or all of the components of this process may be changed by the City of Danbury with or without notice. Additionally, the City of Danbury reserves the right to modify the order sequence of testing as may be appropriate.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
This is work of medium skill utilizing an aerial device or bucket for the purpose of pruning or removing trees on City streets or property.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs all responsibilities of lower grade tree worker.
Performs other related duties when requested or assigned by the Department Head and/or designee.
Physically fit and able to climb and do pruning using a rope in trees upward of 75 to 90 feet.
Able to safely top dead trees in same height range and shrubs as required.
Operates dump truck or other light to medium highway construction and maintenance equipment performing simple tasks.
Pruning or removal of trees on City property.
Acts as utility man – picks up and loads wood and brush
Responsible for doing work prescribed speedily, effectively and without damage to equipment.
Responsible for pruning or removal of trees on City property.
Performs routine maintenance on equipment.
Performs laboring work and other related work as required, such as tree planting, snow removal, etc.
Experienced in use of wood chipper and stump grinder; ability in handling of truck and trailer, aerial equipment.
Must be able to use ropes properly and lower limbs to ground.
Must be able to identify common varieties of trees and shrubs.
Must be familiar with tree growth patterns and with proper methods of making cuts.
May rotate among various pieces of equipment as workload changes or may be permanently assigned to specific piece of equipment.
Responsible for some routine maintenance of equipment, and when not driving, do light to heavy physical labor.
The preceding examples are representative of the assignments performed by this position and are not intended to be inclusive.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge/Abilities/Skills:
Knowledge of traffic and safety rules and regulations and of precautions to be taken to avoid accidents; working knowledge of principles of automotive equipment; ability to perform semi-skilled tasks without close supervision; ability to perform manual tasks; ability to understand and follow oral and written work instructions; ability to properly use a power saw, axe and other cutting tools; must know basic requirements of maintaining tools, sharpening ax, maintaining and servicing power saws, proper care of climbing gear; some knowledge of tree planting; ability to work safely and good knowledge of safety practices in trees and on the ground; some knowledge of tree planting; able to do corrective pruning of small shrubs and flowering trees. Ability to climb with a roper-crouch in properly and work with hand saw, pole saw or pruner and chain saw in a safe and productive manner; ability to distinguish dead wood on all seasons, and to top dead or live trees and have a working knowledge of ropes and knots.

Experience & Training:
One (1) year experience in various phases of tree work and in the operation of automotive equipment. Must be physically fit for heavy lifting. Possession of a Class B CDL license with air brake and tanker endorsement to operate automotive equipment within the State of Connecticut. Certifications in job related OSHA Safety training will be considered a plus.

Supervision Received:
Work assignments are received daily and work is reviewed during progress or upon completion, depending of the nature of duties being performed.

If you do not meet the above minimum requirements, your application will not be accepted by the Civil Service Commission nor will you receive a refund of your application fee.

PLEASE NOTE: Be sure to complete the application in its entirety by including your specific skills and responsibilities under each position that you have held. Should you not specifically indicate that you have the skills required as defined above, the Civil Service Commission will not accept your application.

2. Application Submission:

Applications are available at the Human Resources Dept., 155 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury, CT 06810 or at www.danbury-ct.gov. Qualified applicants must submit a $10 fee* and four copies of the application to the Human Resources department no later than 6:00 pm, Thursday, April 4, 2019. EEO/M/F/D/V

*Application Fee waiver: A filing fee is not charged if you are receiving public assistance from the State of Connecticut, or if a applicant’s income falls below the federal poverty levels. A written request for a waiver must be made to the Civil Service Commission prior to the application closing date, 155 Deer Hill Avenue, Danbury, CT, 06810. To have the fee waived, you must submit either a copy of your current benefit card (State of Connecticut Department of Social Services identification card) or your W-2 Statement of Earnings for the year. You must indicate your Social Security Number and/or Examination Number (if applicable) on the front of the benefit card copy or on the copy of your W-2 Statement of Earnings.

The application must be completed in its entirety. Omissions, false, misleading or inaccurate information will result in rejection of the application.

It is recommended that applicants do not wait until the last day to submit the application. Applications should be completed as soon as possible after publication of the announcement for examination.

Please contact the Human Resources/Civil Service Department at (203) 797-4598 or [email protected] if you need assistance or if you have any general questions

3. Application Review
The Civil Service Commission is responsible for reviewing the applications to determine if they are complete and meet the minimum requirements for the position. The Commission will review all the applications for the position during their monthly meeting following the closing date of the position.

If an application is accepted by the Civil Service Commission, then the applicant will be notified in writing and will be informed of the next step in the process. If the Commission does not accept an application, the applicant will also be notified in writing.

4. Testing
Once an application is accepted by the Civil Service Commission, the applicant will be notified in writing of the next steps in the testing process. Each test phase named below is listed in the order in which they occur. Each test phase must be passed in order to continue to the next level of the selection process.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to adhere to the City’s testing schedule. Unless otherwise stated, there will be no make-up examinations or alternative examination dates.

If an applicant fails any one of the test phases listed below, the applicant will be immediately eliminated from consideration for this hiring process.

Examination: The Practical Examination (100% of the final score)
Test Date: Tuesday May 1, 2019 (by appointment)
Location: Public Works Complex – Highway Department
53 Newtown Road
Danbury, CT 06810

(Unless otherwise notified, applicants are not permitted to bring and/or use calculators, electronic devices, books or other reference materials during the examinations).

Reasonable Accommodations in the testing process:

All requests for reasonable accommodations in the testing process along with medical documentation establishing the need for the accommodation must be submitted to the City of Danbury Human Resources Department no later than the closing date of applications.

5. The Eligibility List

A passing average score of “70%” or above on this test will place an applicant on the Tree Worker/Bucket Operator Eligibility List in rank order. The rank on this list is established according to the score on the practical exam plus any additional applicable veteran’s points awarded. The resulting list is then certified by the Civil Service Commission and will be used to fill vacancies as they occur, as per Civil Service Rules. If the list is not exhausted, it remains in effect for one year. However, the Commission can decide to extend an eligibility list for one additional year.

Participation in the testing and recruitment process and/or placement on an eligibility list does not guarantee a continuance in the remainder of the hiring process nor does it imply or constitute an offer of employment.

6. Additional Testing Requirements

Once the eligibility list is certified, depending on the number of vacancies, candidates with the highest ranking on the list will be interviewed by a panel of City Officials. As future positions become available, applicants are interviewed from this list based on their ranking for as long as the list is active.

Those candidates selected through the panel interview will continue in the selection process by participating in an additional series of testing which may include but is not limited to background checks, drug screens, medical physical, etc. Once again, each test phase must be passed in order to continue to the next level of the testing process. If anyone of the test phases is not passed, the candidate will be immediately eliminated from consideration for this hiring process and subsequently removed from the eligibility list.

Employment Application

Part-Time

PHEP Coordinator: The Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP)
Part-time 29 hrs/week @ $25

The PHEP Coordinator is responsible for the development and maintenance of the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Plan as well as various other programs as necessary. The incumbent assesses public health emergency preparedness educational needs, and plans, develops, and implements education/training programs. The PHEP Coordinator has frequent interaction with Emergency Management Services personnel, the hospital, medical providers, law enforcement, fire personnel, pharmacists, veterinarians, coroners, the college, and community based organizations. Coordination with other program directors is essential. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Public Health Director. The incumbent may lead the work of others on various assigned projects and tasks. Direct supervision of program staff may occur during an actual event. Does related work, as required.

Application

Part-Time Secretary
Department of Elderly Services
Salary: $13.00 per hour

Performs a variety of clerical tasks such as manage phone calls, utilize a computer to create and edit documents, manage e-mail and the internet. Will greet members, volunteers and guest speakers as well as give tours of facility to new members. The applicant may be asked to provide general information and referral information regarding elderly services. Must have ability to work effectively and to deal courteously with co-workers and the general public. Work is performed under the immediate supervision of the Department Head who assigns tasks and issues detailed instructions. Applications available at the Human Resources Dept., 155 Deer Hill Avenue, Danbury, CT 06810 or at www.danbury-ct.gov. Position is open until filled. EEO/M/F/D/V

Application

SEASONAL PARK MAINTAINER
CITY OF DANBURY
Salary: $12.50 / hour

This is a semi-skilled manual work in the repair, construction and maintenance of grounds, equipment, and buildings. Employees are responsible for the satisfactory performance of light and medium manual labor tasks, minor maintenance work, light automotive equipment operation and related tasks on City park properties. Applications may be obtained from the Human Resources/Civil Service Department, Danbury City Hall 155 Deer Hill Ave Danbury, CT 06810 or at www.danbury-ct.gov.

Application

PART-TIME LIBRARIAN

Salary: $23.83 per hour, part-time

The Danbury Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, technology savvy, part-time Librarian. This person will be responsible for being the program assistant for adult programs, as well as providing reference desk services. 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, and copiers; 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.

Application