Employment

Employment

Job Opportunities

CITY OF DANBURY
CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE
Salary: $27.63-$29.08/Hourly

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: The Customer Services Representative is responsible for the provision or gathering of information regarding the application for any type of zoning, highway, engineering, health, fire marshal, P.U. and building permits including but not limited to residential, commercial, hotel, restaurant or other projects. Employee is required to perform all similar or related duties.

Supervision Required: Under general supervision of the Customer Services Manager, the employee is familiar with the work routine and uses initiative in carrying out recurring assignments independently with specific instruction. The supervisor provides additional, specific instruction for new, difficult or unusual assignments, including suggested work methods. The employee is expected to recognize instances which are out of the ordinary and which do not fall within existing instructions; in such cases, the employee is expected to seek advice and further instructions. Reviews and checks of the employee’s work are applied to an extent sufficient to keep the supervisor aware of progress, and to insure that completed work and methods used are technically accurate and that instructions are being followed.

Confidentiality: The employee has regular access to confidential information obtained during performance of regular position responsibilities such as department records or applicant identification forms.

Accountability: Consequences of errors, missed deadlines or poor judgment may include adverse customer relations, danger to public safety, and legal repercussions.

Judgment: Numerous standardized practices, procedures, or general instructions govern the work and in some cases, may require additional interpretation. Independent judgment is needed to locate, select, and/or apply the most pertinent practice, procedure, regulation, or guideline.

Complexity: The work consists of a variety of duties which generally follow standardized practices, procedures, regulations or guidelines. The sequence of work and/or the procedures followed vary according to the nature of the transaction and/or the information involved, or sought in a particular situation.

Work Environment: The work environment involves everyday discomforts typical of a municipal office setting subject to frequent interruptions. Noise or physical surroundings may be distracting, but conditions are generally not unpleasant.

Nature and Purpose of Public Contacts: Relationships with co-workers and the public involving frequent explanation, discussion or interpretation of practices, procedures, regulations or guidelines in order to render service, plan or coordinate work efforts, or resolve operating problems. Other regular contacts are with service recipients. Extraordinary courtesy, tact, and diplomacy may be required to resolve complaints or deal with uncooperative or uninformed persons.

Occupational Risk: Risk exposure to the employee is similar to that found in a municipal office setting.

Essential Functions:

The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various type of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Provides assistance to customers via telephone, e-mail or in person regarding the permit process for residential and commercial building projects in Danbury.

Conducts research regarding customer requests for information.

Prepares associated paper work as required.

Performs a range of clerical tasks including but not limited to answering telephones, copying, mailing, faxing, preparing correspondence etc.

Collects and processes fees and project bonds for all departments involved in the permit process in accordance with department procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience: High School diploma, or equivalent and three to five (3-5) years related work experience in an office environment; 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: Certification as a Notary Public is required within thirty (30) days of appointment.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills Required:

Knowledge: Knowledge of Department rules, regulations, and operating procedures of the permit center and specifically the laws, and regulations pertinent to the process of issuing a building permit for all types of projects. Knowledge of office software such as word processing and spread sheet applications and the Internet (including e-mail) in support of the permit center operations.

Abilities: Ability to interact effectively and appropriately with the public and other personnel for thee resolution of issues and the gathering of information; ability to answer multiple telephone lines and respond to requests for information in a detailed and timely manner; ability to perform multiple tasks in a detailed and accurate manner.

Skills: Proficient customer service skills; proficient skill in the operation of a personal computer and office equipment and the application of office software; proficient recordkeeping as well as written and oral communication skills.

Physical and Mental Requirements :

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the position’s essential functions.

Physical Demands: Little or no physical demands are required to perform the work. Work effort principally involves sitting and walking to perform work tasks, with intermittent periods of stooping, and standing. The employee is occasionally required to lift, push or pull objects such as office equipment, and computer paper.

Motor Skills: Duties are largely mental rather than physical; the job may occasionally require the employee to apply basic motor skills in order to perform activities such as moving objects, operating a telephone system, personal computer and/or most other office equipment, keyboarding, word processing, filing, and sorting of papers.

Visual Demands: The employee is required to routinely read documents and reports and personal computer screens for general understanding. The employee is rarely required to determine color differences.

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.

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 completed original application with three copies and a $10 fee* to Human Resources no later than 6:00 pm, Wednesday, January 2, 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: Week of January 21, 2019
Location: Hatters Banquet Hall
7 East Hayestown 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 higher on the above test will place an applicant on the Customer Service Representative 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 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.

Application

CITY OF DANBURY
CLERK TYPIST II
Salary: $26.47 - $27.87/hourly

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: This position is responsible for the provision of library support services for the Library. The employee is required to perform all similar or related duties.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for staffing the front desk performing a range of library support services including but not limited to checking library books and audio visual materials in and out of the library, entering information in to the library’s data base software to update patron records, create new library cards, update and correct searches and deletes information as needed; collects library fines, posts community events, answers incoming telephone calls, searches shelves for items requested by patrons and responds to problems related to the circulation of books/materials as well as lost items.

Assists patrons in the audio visual area of the library performing a range of duties including but not limited to shelving materials, organizing and maintaining displays.

Responsible for the daily opening and balancing of the cash register, giving out computer passes, generating a list of overdue notices and related bills, making announcements, and placing holds on new library items.

Responsible for contacting security in response to patron attitude or behavioral problems in accordance with the library’s rules and regulations for the use of the library.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience: Must have a High School diploma or equivalent and one to three (1-3) years prior work experience; 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.

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.

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 completed original application with three copies and a $10 fee* to Human Resources no later than 6:00 pm, Wednesday, January 2, 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.

Passing score is 70%. 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: Week of January 21, 2019
Location: To Be Determined

(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 Clerk Typist II 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.

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. Five 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 completed original application with three copies and a $10 fee* to Human Resources no later than 6:00 pm, Wednesday, January 2, 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: Week of January 28, 2019 (by appointment)
Location: Public Works Complex
Public Buildings
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 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.

Application

Promotional Opportunities (COD Employees)

CITY OF DANBURY ANNOUNCES A PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATION
FOR THE POSITION OF
SANITARIAN
HEALTH and HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT
SALARY: $34.52 - $36.34/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:
TUESDAY December 11, 2018 NO EARLIER THAN 8:30 a.m., through
WEDNESDAY January 2, 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: Week of January 14, 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

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.

Promotional Application

CITY OF DANBURY ANNOUNCES A PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATION
FOR THE POSITION OF
FIRE MARSHAL
SALARY: $104,612 /annual

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, December 17, 2019 NO EARLIER THAN 8:30 a.m., through
WEDNESDAY January 7, 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%

Passing scores is 70% or higher. 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 promotion position are not required to undergo a physical exam.

EXAMINATION DATES ARE AS FOLLOWS:

*ORAL EXAM: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 (By Appointment)
Human Resources/Civil Service Department
155 Deer Hill Avenue Danbury CT, 06810

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: In lieu of audio recording, all oral examinations will be videotaped.

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

FIRE MARSHAL
CITY OF DANBURY

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
The Fire Marshal is responsible for the enforcement of many of the sections found in Chapter 530 of the CT General Statutes, as well as eight codes which are promulgated under the provision of certain of these statutes.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Investigates the cause, origin and circumstance of all fires within his jurisdiction, and shall, within 10 days, reports same to the State Fire Marshal.
Issues permits for the use, transportation and storage of explosives in compliance with the Code.
Investigates complaints concerning explosives.
Inspect magazines.
Spot checks all jobs where explosives are being used.
Notifies the Labor Commissioner of hazards found in manufacturing establishments.
Enforces space heater statute.
Inspects all flammable liquid installations for compliance with the Code.
Inspects all vehicles garaged in the City that transport flammable liquids, and affixes sticker of approval; inspects at least once each year.
Inspects all gasoline service stations.
Inspects at least twice each year all dry cleaning and dry dyeing establishments for compliance with the appropriate Code.
Inspects and enforces the Code concerning liquefied petroleum gas; inspects at least once each year all vehicles transporting liquefied petroleum gas; affixes sticker of approval.
Inspects all outdoor amusements (carnivals, circuses, amusement parks, etc.) at least once each year and issues certificate attesting to the event being reasonably safe from the effects of panic, fire or smoke.
Reviews plans and specifications for various occupancies being proposed within the City.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Considerable knowledge of Chapter 530 of the CT General Statues and the various fire codes; ability to conduct thorough and complete investigations of all occupancies covered by the codes, and of all occurrences of fire within the jurisdiction; ability to read plans and specifications; ability to compile information and to write clear, concise reports; knowledge of fire prevention’s plans and fire fighting techniques; ability to recognize violations of various codes.

Experience and Training:
Minimum of ten (10) years’ service in the regular Fire Department before being appointed to the position of Fire Marshal; must have successfully completed a course of training with the State Fire Marshal’s office and be certified by that office. Copies of such certification must be filed with the Civil Service Commission; required to attend training schools to further knowledge; required to be certified by the State Fire Marshal as of October 1, 1973.

Supervision Received:
As provided in Sec. 6-10 of the City Ordinance: “Among the officers of the fire department there shall be a fire marshal, who shall be answerable to the fire chief, but whose office shall be a separate one, and who shall be appointed and removed in accordance with, and shall have the duties imposed by, the General Statutes, as amended.”

Supervision Exercised:
As provided in Sec. 8-15 (c) of the Code of Ordinances: “Fire Inspector shall conduct such inspection and investigations as the Fire Marshal assigns.” May supervise other personnel as assigned by the Chief.

Danbury Fire Department

Fire Marshal Examination
Reading List

This is the suggested reading list for the Fire Marshal examination. Please note that exam questions will address the full range of the body of knowledge that candidates could reasonably be expected to know, and this list is provided as a study aid and not a limitation of knowledge required.

Fire and Emergency Services Administration Second edition by L. Charles Smeby, Jr

Promotional Application

Part-Time Opportunities

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

SEASONAL TRUCK DRIVERS

CITY OF DANBURY
Seasonal Truck Drivers
SALARY: $20.00 /hour
The City of Danbury is currently seeking Seasonal Truck Drivers to perform skilled duties in the operation of medium to heavy trucks carrying materials; plowing and sanding. Responsible for doing prescribed work safely and effectively without damage to equipment. Applications are available at the Human Resources Dept., 155 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury, CT 06810 or at www.danbury-ct.gov.

Application

Public Health Inspector
Part-time 19 hrs / week @ $25 per hour

The Public Health Inspector enforces Connecticut General Statutes and CT Public Health Codes for the protection of environmental and public health. Inspects for violations and enforces municipality ordinances. Investigates complaints of public health nuisances and hazards, water quality, vector control, foodborne illness, public swimming pools, temporary events, and other environmental hazards. Participates in public health preparedness training, drills and exercises as assigned. Maintains current knowledge of public health trends and best practices; responds and adapts to local health concerns accordingly and addresses public inquiries related to the area of work.

Preferred - State of Connecticut Certified Food Inspector

Application

Shelter Workers

Part-time 5 hrs /week @ $12 per hour
The Shelter worker shall advocate for the mission of the City of Danbury Homeless Shelter ensure clients are complying with program guidelines and procedures, delivers services with safety, respect and effectiveness, assess client needs and offer assistance in every manner practical, monitors client behavior, follows all policies and procedures of the organization, and review policy & guidelines with clients at time of entrance.

Application

Public Health Assistant
Part-time 29 hrs/week @ $20 per hour

The Public Health Assistant helps coordinate emergency preparedness and readiness plans and activities for the municipality and implements strategic plans in accordance with Federal, State and local laws. Performs moderately difficult clerical work in relation to records, plans and reports. Develops, coordinates, schedules and conducts emergency preparedness related public information and education training programs. Implements and ensures compliance with State and regional emergency preparedness strategic plans. The Public Health Assistant develops and maintains statistical information, in various formats including tables, charts, spreadsheets and reports. Participates in work groups and attend public meetings and provide emergency management project updates. Develops and implement emergency management programs to establish and enhance citizen participation.

Application

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

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