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CASHIER
SALARY: $24.86 - $26.17 Hour

The City of Danbury is currently seeking a Cashier. This position requires the receipt of cash checks, money orders, etc at the counter or through the mail in payment of taxes, water service and sewer assessments; records balances and prepares routine reports of receipts; performs general clerical duties.

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:
Receives cash, checks, money orders, etc. at the counter or through the mail in payment of taxes, water service and sewer assessments; records balances and prepares routine reports of receipts; performs general clerical duties; does related work as required.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Recordkeeping Duties:
Tabulates, balances and prepares routine reports and receipts on a daily basis.
Prepares back tax statements, lien notices and other forms.
Prepares and process tax bills.
Performs general clerical work, including filing, typing and answering phones.

Cashier Duties:
Receives cash, checks, money orders, etc., at counter or through the mail from the general public in payment of real and property taxes, special assessments, etc.
Makes change.
Computes interest on delinquent taxes.
Prepares bank deposits.

Other Related Duties:
Provides routine information to the general public.
Operates validating, calculating and related office equipment.
Operates computer associated with office.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge/Skills/Ability:
Considerable ability to make accurate and rapid arithmetical calculations; clerical ability; ability to follow instructions; ability to deal effectively and courteously with the general public; skill in operating machinery related to cashiering.

Experience:
Minimum of two (2) years experience as a cashier, bank teller, or similar employment.

Training and Education:
High school diploma or its equivalent; trained in the use and operation of office machines related to cashiering.

Supervision Received:
Works under the general supervision of the Tax Collector who reviews work for accuracy and conformance to established practice.

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.us. Qualified applicants must submit a $10 fee* and four copies of the application to Human Resources no later than 6:00 pm, Thursday, August 29, 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: Saturday – September 21, 2019
Location: Danbury High School – Cafeteria
43 Clapboard Ridge Rd
Danbury, CT 06811

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 on the above test will place an applicant on the Cashier 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
MAINTENANCE MECHANIC III – HVAC
Public Buildings
Salary: $32.16/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, Wednesday, September 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: To Be Determined
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%” 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 civil service examination 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

FOREMAN II
Highway Department
Salary: $35.94/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:
Responsible for the supervision of work crews performing a variety of construction and maintenance tasks. Monitors tasks for proper and efficient performance within work schedules. Plans work tasks and delegates assignments to individual crew members in all Public Services Divisions. Maintains good records and prepares reports.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Supervision of construction and maintenance crews engaged in the construction, maintenance and repair of roads, drainage, related public works projects and other maintenance programs and operations.
• Checks to ensure that projects are performed according to plans.
• Supervises various crews operating trucks and heavy equipment, supervises semi-skilled and unskilled labor activities.
• Responds to inquiries and requests from the general public.
• Assigns tools, equipment and vehicles as required to complete work assignments.
• Coordinates public works projects, including calculated quantities and ordering materials for efficient completion.
• Performs related supervisory work as required.
• Maintains records and collects data, produces reports as necessary
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Thorough knowledge of the methods, tools and equipment used in the construction and maintenance of roads, drainage, related projects and other maintenance programs and operations. Considerable knowledge of the hazards involved, and the applicable safety requirements. Knowledgeable of office and engineering practices. Ability to supervise and obtain efficient results from assigned crews performing a variety of public works activities. Ability to make on the job decisions in a variety of construction and maintenance situations. Ability to understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions; and to read engineering drawings. Sufficient physical stamina to work long hours, occasionally under emergency, adverse weather and stressful conditions.

Experience and Training:
A minimum of High School Diploma/Equivalent with five (5) years of public works, construction or related experience, including three years experience in a Public Works Department. Must have at least one (1) year of supervisory experience. Must be available for 24/7 coverage on a rotating basis and in adverse weather/emergency situations. Must possess and maintain a Class II (CDL) license to operate automotive equipment within the State of Connecticut.

Supervision Received:
Works under the general supervision of the General Foreman or Public Services Superintendent in office and field locations. Use of good personal discretion with accomplishments reviewed regularly by supervisor.

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 four completed applications and a $10 fee* to Human Resources no later than 6:00 pm, Monday, September 9, 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: ​To Be Determined
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 Foreman II 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.

Application

UTILITY MECHANIC
PUBLIC UTILITY
SALARY: $32.29 /HOUR

The City of Danbury is currently seeking a Utility Mechanic. This is skilled mechanical work in the maintenance and repair of all equipment, systems and facilities in use at City of Danbury Water Supply Systems and at the Landfill Gas Collection System to ensure intended performance. Water Supply Systems include but are not limited to water supply sources, treatment facilities, distribution systems, storage facilities, pump stations, pressure reducing facilities, monitoring, communication and control systems and appurtenant systems & equipment. The employee in this position works under the direct supervision of the Water Treatment Plant Chief Operator, but may also perform other duties as directed by the Chief of Water Distribution, Chief of Water Quality or the Superintendent of Public Utilities. This position may be involved in the occasional supervision of other workers performing related work.

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:

 Understands how to operate water treatment plants and satellite water systems.

 Exercises independent judgment in solving normal work problems under supervision of the Water Treatment Plant Chief Operator or his designee.

 Performs preventive maintenance and repairs on mechanical and electromechanical machinery in use at the water supply systems and landfill facilities.

 Inspects, repairs and maintains mechanical, electrical, and electronic operating and control systems, equipment, fixtures, including heating, cooling systems, and methane gas collection and treatment system at landfill.

 Lubricates equipment and checks for malfunction.

 Rebuilds and replaces pumps and valves.

 Performs other plumbing and pipefitting tasks as required.

 Inspects, maintains and repairs wiring and lighting systems, electrical control equipment, motor control centers, meters, outlets, and panels.

 Installs new plumbing, electrical, mechanical and chemical feed equipment and fixtures as necessary.

 Interprets oral and written instructions specifications, wiring diagrams, codes, and manufactures literature.

 Assists in establishing and operating a scheduled maintenance program for equipment under general supervision of the Chief Operator.

 Prepares labor and material estimates.

 Maintains repair and maintenance records.

 Performs general maintenance and repair tasks on buildings, structures and grounds.

 Operates, maintains and repairs emergency generators electrically and mechanically.

 Maintains and adjusts chemical feed system at water treatment plants and landfill gas collection and treatment system.

 Balances pumping equipment and regulating valves for proper operations in the distribution system.

 Troubleshoots and repairs portable and stationary equipment and controls.

 Uses computer based maintenance scheduling and operating systems.

 Manages chemical inventories and deliveries.

 Assists in the operation of landfill gas collection and treatment system.

 Performs other duties as assigned

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Knowledge/Abilities/Skills:

Knowledge of the materials, tools and methods used in mechanical, electrical, pipe installation and related work; thorough knowledge of accepted safety practices; ability to inspect machinery and other mechanical equipment in operation and to detect flaws and defects while in operation; ability to operate automotive equipment, machinery and various hand tools; ability to maintain proper records of maintenance programs; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, subordinates and the public; ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions; ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.

Experience and Training:
High school graduate or equivalent educational training. Five or more years experience in electrical, plumbing or equipment maintenance fields. Shall possess and maintain a valid license to operate motor vehicles in the State of Connecticut. Licensed as an electrician, plumber or similar field preferred but not required. Experience with the installation, maintenance and repair of pump and water treatment systems is preferred but not required. Certification of OSHA 40 hour training (HAZWOPR) preferred but not required.

Must obtain Class III Water Distribution System Operator certification within five (5) years of the date of hire.

Ability to obtain Water Treatment Plant Operator certifications (Class 1, 2, 3 or 4), as issued by the CT Department of Public Health is encouraged by not required.

The Public Utilities Department’s facilities operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Utility Mechanic will be on call 24 hours a day when assigned, and must be able to respond to calls in an expedient and timely manner.

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 four completed applications with and a $10 fee* to Human Resources no later than 6:00 pm, Wednesday, September 11, 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 Practical Examination (100% of the final score)

Test Date: To Be Determined
Location: 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 Utility Mechanic Eligibility List in rank order. The rank on this list is established according to the score on the practical exam according to the percentage 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
HEAD MECHANIC
Highway
Salary: $33.77 / 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:

Working mechanic position who assists the Superintendent with supervisory and administrative responsibility of the department.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 In conjunction with the Superintendent, establishes daily work schedules and delegates assignments.

 Works with IBM computer, using Windows 95, Microsoft Excel and Word.

 Directly supervises Equipment Maintenance Staff.

 Implements the policies and procedures for the effective maintenance and repair of City Vehicles and related equipment, excluding Police and Fire.

 Maintains payroll records of Equipment Maintenance Staff.

 Maintains employee records for vacation time, sick time, personal time, etc.

 Monitors the maintenance schedule for all City vehicles and equipment including parts management system and prepares requisitions for purchasing parts for city vehicles excluding police and fire.

 Prepares all applicable reports and monitors and maintains relevant spreadsheets, records, and budget line items.

 Answers telephones and schedules work for outside services to be performed.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, and standard practices of equipment and vehicle maintenance. Thorough knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions. Ability to manage the activities of staff.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS’
High School or Trade School Diploma/GED and minimum 3 years’ experience in the repair and maintenance of heavy construction, highway and other automotive equipment. Minimum of 2 years Diesel engine experience with extensive knowledge of automotive and/or mechanical engineering principles. Valid Commercial Driver License (CDL).

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, September 12, 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: To Be Determined
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 Head Mechanic 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

Part-Time

Part-time Position: Kennel Assistant
19 hrs / week at $13.25 / hour

Job Summary
Responsible for maintaining proper disease control protocols, including cleaning of the facility and general maintenance of the facility.

Duties
Kennel attendants provide daily care for the dogs that are boarded in the animal shelter. They are involved with cleaning cages and runs, bathing, exercising, feeding, administering medication, and monitoring the behavior of impounded dogs. Duties are primarily for caring of impounded shelter dogs but may include care for other domestic animals as well.

Skills and Experience: Preferred
Two or more years of experience in a veterinary clinic, veterinary hospital, and/or animal shelter or control facility. Candidate should be highly motivated, enthusiastic self-starter with a professional attitude.

Application

Program Set Up Assistant (Part-time)
Elmwood Hall – Danbury Senior Center
Department of Elderly Services

Assists with all aspects of the set-up of programs for the Elmwood Hall Senior Center. Some
duties will include:

 Open senior center and prepare for all daily activities including setting up chairs, tables,
a/v equipment, make coffee, prepare refreshments, etc.

 Water all plants/gardens.

 Keep track of all kitchen/program supplies and prepare purchase requisitions.

 Keep all condiments stocked.

 Assist with receiving various weekly food donations to Prime Timers, Inc: Friends of
Danbury Seniors for use at Elmwood Hall.

 Assist with preparation and execution of all parties, special events and fund raisers.

 Work “the floor” and be available to assist seniors with their needs regarding programs.

 Close senior center and break down from all daily activities including chairs, tables, a/v
equipment, etc.

 Maintain/keep clean all kitchen appliances, including commercial coffee pot on daily
basis.

 Transfer documents/mail from Elmwood Hall to City Hall

 Obtain/pick up supplies from various vendors.

 Back up front desk staff.

 Submit maintenance requests as needed to Public Buildings.

 Various and sundry activities as needed by director.

 Other tasks as may be assigned.

Knowledge/Abilities/Skills:
Light maintenance, ability to lift heavy objects and move tables and chairs on a daily basis.
General knowledge of industrial kitchen appliances. Organizational skills. Driver’s license
required. Ability to work well with the public and older persons. Ability to take the initiative and
work independently.

EDUCATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
High School diploma or equivalency. One year of experience working with in the field of aging.

Application

Seasonal

Pipe Installer
(Seasonal)
$25/hr – 40 hrs/week

The City of Danbury is currently seeking two seasonal Pipe Installers. This is skilled work in the installation and maintenance of the water distribution system and sewer collection system.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Installs and maintains the water distribution and sewer collection system, digs trenches, lays pipe, make joints, opens and closes water valves and manholes.
Operates compressor, drives truck, and related automotive equipment including but not limited to backhoes, dump trucks, sewer trucks and crane trucks.
Performs masonry work in constructing connections and basins. Performs roadway repairs as required.
Occasionally handles complaints and assigns work to others. Cuts pipe and leads joints, operates the locator for tracing line breaks, performs related work as required.
Responds to emergencies and communicates with the public as needed.
Inspects workmanship of water and sewer projects prior to City acceptance.
Operates sewer cleaning and videotaping equipment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum high school diploma or equivalent and two to three years experience in public works types of activities, construction or related work. (10+ years of stated experience will be considered in lieu of High School diploma/GED.

Applications are available at the Human Resources Dept., 155 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury, CT 06810 or at www.danbury-ct.us. EEO/M/F/D/V

Application

Internal Applicants

CITY OF DANBURY ANNOUNCES A PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATION
FOR THE POSITION OF
ACCOUNT CLERK II
SALARY: $32.37/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, AUGUST 15, 2019 NO EARLIER THAN 8:30 a.m., through
SEPTEMBER 5, 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:

PART WEIGHT
Written 100%

Passing scores for each phase 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 promotion position are not required to undergo a physical exam.

EXAMINATION DATE IS AS FOLLOWS:

Written Exam: To Be Determined
Location: To Be Determined

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

Position Title:
Account Clerk II
Grade Level:
4
Department
Finance Department
Date:

Reports to:
Director of Finance
FLSA Status

Statement of Duties: The Finance Department Account Clerk II is responsible for assisting in reviewing, recording, and processing payroll, accounts payable, and/or accounts receivable for the City of Danbury. Employee is required to perform all similar or related duties.

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.

Payroll

Receive, review and adjust payroll time sheets, conduct research and resolve discrepancies as needed.

Prepare and record checks for payments.

Create payment groups and accounts for vendor expenditures.

Transmit daily A/P issuance file to Bank.

Prepare payments for mailing.

Void A/P vouchers and/or payments and prepare void summary report.

Record vouchers and payments in cash books.

Post voucher batches and journal entries.

Run Board of Education payroll and process Board of Education invoices for payment.

May be required to provide back up to Payroll Coordinator during absences.

Accounts Payable

Prepare invoices for payments to vendors, utility companies, grant payments, Worker’s Compensation, and other entities.

Receive, record, and process invoices, purchase requisitions, and receiver’s copy; verify information for accuracy and appropriateness.

Enter purchase order, account, and vendor information into automated accounting program for each transaction.

Approve batch, print cover sheets, and forward payment requests for printing of checks.

Research and resolve vendor and payment issues, serves as contact person for inquiries and requests from vendors.

Organize and record all financial transactions and amendments.

Checks packing slips against invoices, bid prices, and discounts.

Prepare and audit related expense reports and spreadsheets; disseminate financial reports as required.

Prepare for and execute end-of-fiscal-year accounts payable transition.

Recommended Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience: Must have a High School Diploma, or equivalent, plus additional training equivalent to one to two-years of college (e.g. Associates’ Degree) and three to five (3-5) years of experience in municipal accounting; 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: Bilingual capability is preferred. (Spanish).

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills Required:

Knowledge: Working knowledge of municipal payroll and accounting practices and procedures; knowledge of the Internet, Office software and other implemented programs.
Knowledge of rules and regulations governing the payment of state and/or federal payroll taxes.

Abilities: Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing, and to plan and prioritize tasks. Ability to access the internet to obtain information in support of department operations.

Skills: Skill in paying careful attention to detail, mathematics, reconciling accounts, and performing duties in timely manner. Proficient computer keyboarding, written and oral communication skills.

Application