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ACCOUNT CLERK II
SALARY: $ 30.75 - $32.37/HOUR

The City of Danbury is currently seeking an Account Clerk II. This position 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.

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 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

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

2. Prepare and record checks for payments.

3. Create payment groups and accounts for vendor expenditures.

4. Transmit daily A/P issuance file to Bank.

5. Prepare payments for mailing.

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

7. Record vouchers and payments in cash books.

8. Post voucher batches and journal entries.

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

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

Accounts Payable

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

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

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

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

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

6. Organize and record all financial transactions and amendments.

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

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

9. 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.

If you do not meet the above minimum requirements your application will not be accepted by the Civil Service Commission.

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 [email protected] Qualified applicants must submit a completed original application with three copies to Human Resources no later than 6:00 pm, Monday, December 9, 2019 EEO/M/F/D/V

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: 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 Account Clerk II Eligibility List in rank order. The rank on this list is established according to the score on the written exam plus any additional applicable residency and/or 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

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 Mechanic III – HVAC 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 four copies of the application to Human Resources no later than 6:00 pm, Monday, December 9, 2019. EEO/M/F/D/V

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 residency and/or veterans points. 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

PIPE INSTALLER I
SALARY: $29.36/HOUR

The City of Danbury is currently seeking a Pipe Installer I to perform skilled duties in the installation and maintenance of the water distribution system and the sewer collection system in the City of Danbury.

Please carefully read this entire important announcement

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

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

1. Job Description – Pipe Installer I

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

This is skilled work in the installation and maintenance of the water distribution system and sewer collection system. Employees in this classification perform a variety of duties involving physical exertion and skilled use of construction tools and equipment. Occasional supervision of others, performing related work. Work is normally performed under limited supervision in all weather conditions and hours.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Assists in the following Installation and maintenance of the water distribution and sewer collection system - digs trenches, lays pipe, makes joints, opens and closes water valves and manholes, repairs fire hydrants.

 Operates automotive equipment including but not limited to light trucks, backhoes, dump trucks, fork lifts, sewer trucks and crane trucks.

 Performs masonry work in constructing connections and inverts.

 Performs roadway repairs as required.

 Occasionally handles complaints and assigns work to others.

 Operates pipe locating equipment 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.

 Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Considerable knowledge of the tools and methods used in road construction, pipe installation and related work. Ability to operate medium to heavy automotive equipment, machinery, and tools. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to read and understand construction drawings. Skill in the use of special hand tools and instruments. Ability to recognize potential safety hazards and utilize appropriate safety instruments and equipment to mitigate the hazard. Must have sufficient physical strength and agility to perform heavy manual labor under hazardous and adverse conditions.

Experience & Training:

Minimum high school diploma or equivalent and 2+ years experience in public works types of activities, utility construction, industrial mechanic or related work. (5+ years of stated experience will be considered in lieu of High School diploma/GED)
Preferred Class II Commercial Drivers License to operate automotive equipment & commercial trucks within the State of Connecticut. Must obtain Class II Commercial Driver’s License within one (1) year of employment

Supervision Received:

Work may be performed under limited supervision. Employees may perform their duties with others or alone.

If you do not meet the above minimum requirements, your application will not be accepted by the Civil Service Commission.

2. Application Submission:

Applications are available at the Human Resources Dept., 155 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury, CT 06810 or at www.danbury-ct.us. Qualified applicants must submit a completed original application with three copies to Human Resources no later than 6:00 pm, Monday December 9, 2019. EEO/M/F/D/V

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 Works Complex
Public Utilities Building 3
53 Newtown Road
Danbury, CT 06810

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

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

5. The Eligibility List

A passing average score of 70% on the above test will place an applicant on the Pipe Installer I Eligibility List in rank order. The rank on this list is established according to the score on the practical exam plus any additional applicable residency and/or 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

EQUIPMENT MECHANIC
SALARY: $32.29 /HOUR

The City of Danbury is currently seeking a Equipment Mechanic to perform skilled mechanical duties in the maintenance and repair of automotive, construction, stand-by power and related equipment. Employees in this classification perform skilled work in the repair of trucks, tractors, backhoes, generators, tub grinders, bulldozers, and a wide variety of other maintenance and construction equipment. Work includes propane, gasoline and diesel-fueled equipment.

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 a skilled mechanical work of a journeyman level in the maintenance and repair of automotive, construction, stand-by power and related equipment. Employees in this classification perform skilled work in the repairs of small equipment, cars, suv’s, trucks, tractors, backhoes, generators, and a wide variety of other maintenance and construction equipment. Work includes propane, gasoline and diesel fueled equipment. Employees work under the general supervision of the Chief of Water Distribution, Sewer Collection and Maintenance, using independent judgement concerning the method of repair after receiving oral and/or written assignments. Supervision is occasionally exercised over helpers and equipment operators during the course of repairs. Work is reviewed by a superior either during work or upon completion.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Repairs and overhauls small equipment, cars, trucks, tractors, and medium to large construction equipment.

- Tear down and rebuilds gasoline and diesel motors

- Test, diagnose and repair equipment using scan tools, and manufacture specific computer based software.

- Diagnose and repair fuel, electrical, brake and hydraulic systems.

- Diagnose and repair transmission, differential and PTO components.

- Dismounts, mounts and balances wheels and tires.

- Capable of welding using MIG and Tig methods.

- Perform minor body repairs including painting.

- Performs emergency road service on equipment outside of garage.

- Will work on equipment from various departments as directed.

- Keeps records and order parts as needed.

- Performs related work as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Considerable knowledge of methods, materials, tools and standard practices of the automotive and truck mechanics trade. Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade. Knowledge of principles of operation of gasoline and diesel-fueled internal combustion engines. Knowledge of automotive electrical systems, brake systems, fuel systems and all other related components.

Ability to understand and carryout written and oral instructions, and to follow automotive diagrams. Skill in the use of tools, machines and testing instruments of the trade. Sufficient physical stamina to work long hours, occasionally under emergency and adverse weather conditions.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

Four (4) years High School or Technical School or equivalent training desired. Three to five years’ experience as a mechanic. ASE Certifications A1-A8 preferred but not required. Possession of a CDL preferred but not required.

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 completed original application with three copies to Human Resources no later than 6:00 pm, Monday, December 9, 2019. EEO/M/F/D/V

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 on the above test will place an applicant on the Equipment 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 residency and/or veterans points. 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 Positions (City of Danbury employees only)

DMEA-UPSEU
Promotional Examination Announcement
TAX COORDINATOR
$33.15 – 34.90 / per hour

Applications will be accepted starting Thursday October 31, 2019 no earlier than 8:30 am
Application Deadline is Thursday November 21, 2019 no later than 6:00 pm

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 to Human Resources/Civil Service no later than 6:00 pm, Thursday November 21, 2019.

APPLICATION 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 part:

PARTS WEIGHT
ORAL EXAM 100%
EXAMINATION PROCESS
The Civil Service Commission is responsible for reviewing applications to determine if they are complete and meet the minimum requirements for the position. 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. The testing details are as follows:

Exam Type: Oral Exam (100% of the final score)
Date: TBD
Location: TBD

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

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

An applicant who is denied entrance to an examination, or who is notified of a failing grade on the examination, may request a review and/or appeal of their exam. 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.

Note: as per Civil Service rules and regulations, in order to qualify for a promotional exam, candidates must have successfully completed their probationary period within their DMEA-UPSEU classification. EEO/M-F/D-V

Position Title:
Tax Coordinator
Grade Level:
5
Department
Tax Collector
Date:

Reports to:
Assistant Tax Collector
FLSA Status

Statement of Duties: The employee is responsible for the provision of a variety of bookkeeping and accounting duties in support of the Tax Collector’s office in accordance with department guidelines and applicable state and local laws. Employee is required to perform all similar or related duties.

Supervision Required: Employee works under the general supervision of the Assistant Tax Collector. 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.

Supervisory Responsibility: The employee, as a regular and continuing part of the job, is required to lead three to five (3-5) employees in the temporary absence of the departmental supervisors to assist them in completing their assigned work. Employee also performs non-supervisory work that is of the same kind and level as is done by the employee(s) being supervised. The employees supervised work at the same location and the same work shift and the staff size is well established and relatively stable throughout the year.

Confidentiality: The employee has access to confidential information of the department such as bankruptcy filings, credit card checks, and taxpayer account information.

Accountability: Consequences of errors or poor judgment may include missed deadlines, adverse public relations, legal repercussions, labor and materials costs, and/or monetary loss.

Judgment: Numerous standardized practices, procedures, or general instructions govern the work and in some cases, may require additional interpretation. Judgment is needed to locate, select and 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 includes work in 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 Relationships: Relationships are primarily with co-workers, other City employees including department heads, 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 and employees of outside organizations such as vendors, banking institutions, and legal professionals. More than ordinary courtesy, tact and diplomacy may be required to resolve complaints or deal with uncooperative or uninformed persons.

Occupational Risk: Duties generally do not present occupational risks to the employee.

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 customer service to taxpayers in person, via telephone, mail and e-mail. Receives, records, and deposits payments from taxpayers. Responds to inquiries from the public and other departments and generates correspondence to delinquent taxpayers, conduct research and provide information as requested regarding state and local tax collection procedures.

Maintains control accounts as assigned including tax bills for real estate, personal property, utilities, vehicles, septic, and assessments. Provide account analysis and monthly reconciliation. Reviews accounts balances, and calculate adjustments, interest and fees in delinquent accounts. Reviews account balances and outstanding encumbrances for taxes, liens, etc. Posts all voucher batches and journal entries.

Oversees the refund process; reviews and approves refunds submitted by staff; prepares refund vouchers for department head approval in accordance with department guidelines.

Prepares and makes bank deposits in accordance with department guidelines.

Prepares fund transfers in accordance with department guidelines.

Processes lock box payments in accordance with department guidelines.

Generates correspondence and prepare reports for Tax Collector’s office and other town departments as requested.

Prepares and mails property tax, utility, motor vehicle, and real estate and personal property assessment bills and other department mailings.

Files bankruptcy claim forms; manages accounts in bankruptcy and tracks progress through bankruptcy proceedings

Administers adjusted and add on tax bills.

Opens, processes and distributes incoming department mail.

Issues dump coupons.

Keeps abreast of changes in state and local laws as they pertain to tax collection.

Collaborates on new projects/office developments as appropriate with department staff.

Operates a variety of office equipment including but not limited to a personal computer, fax machine, photocopier etc.

Administers the collection of delinquent business, personal property, business, mobile home, and real estate taxes as well as water and sewer payments and/or oversees the real estate lien sale process with minimal supervision and can assist staff regarding questions to the same.

Prepares alias tax warrants and monitors payments in conjunction with constables.

Prepares and files UCC liens with the Secretary of State’s office.

Assists with lien sales for delinquent real estate.

Responsible for the migration from one financial billing system to another as well as the on-going maintenance of the billing system.

Files liens on delinquent utility/assessment accounts; creates reports to identify liens to be released; releases liens.

Prepares delinquent tax and utility accounts for tax lien sales, warrants and registration suspensions and other delinquent collection processes.

Creates and tracks payment plans for delinquent accounts in concert with Public Utilities.

Assist Department supervisors with daily and monthly reconciliation issues when needed.

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 tax collection; 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: State of Connecticut CCMC certification preferred

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills Required:

Knowledge: Working knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting practices and procedures, knowledge of state and local laws pertinent to tax collection, financial billing software, Office software including Excel and Word, and other implemented programs. Knowledge of the Internet in support of department operations.

Abilities: Ability to interact appropriately with disgruntled taxpayers and resolve conflicts, and to plan and prioritize tasks. Ability to access the Internet to obtain information in support of department operations. Ability to apply accounting principles and state laws pertaining to a municipal Tax Collector’s office.

Skills: Skill in paying careful attention to detail, business mathematics, bookkeeping, and performing duties in timely manner. Proficient written and oral communication skills. Proficient customer service skills and attention to details.

Statement of Duties: The employee is responsible for providing administrative and clerical support services to the Engineering Division of the Public Works Department. Employee is required to perform all similar or related duties.

Supervision Required: Employee works under the general supervision of the City Engineer. 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; the employee is then 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.

Supervisory Responsibility: Employee is not regularly required to supervise any employees.

Confidentiality: In accordance with State Public Records law, the employee has regular access to confidential information of the department such as official employee personnel files and department records.
;Consequences of errors or poor judgment may include missed deadlines, adverse public relations, legal repercussions or monetary loss.

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 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 includes work in a municipal office setting subject to frequent interruptions. Noise or physical surroundings are distracting, but working conditions are generally not unpleasant.

Nature and Purpose of Relationships: Relationships are primarily with co-workers, department division heads, 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 and employees of outside organizations such as vendors doing business with the department. More than ordinary courtesy, tact and diplomacy may be required to resolve complaints and to deal effectively with uncooperative or uninformed persons.

Occupational Risk: Duties generally do not present occupational risks to the employee.

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.

Performs a range of clerical and administrative support services including but not limited to the preparation of correspondence, reports and other official department documents, distribution of incoming department mail, filing of department records, photocopying, faxing, preparing and processing invoices, purchase requisitions, purchase requisition log, and justification forms; proof reading materials and correcting grammar, spelling, or word usage.

Receives and screens contact from the public via telephone, in-person, or email and refers inquiries to the appropriate department staff.

Administers the department’s time keeping system and generates related reports as required.

Prepares and prints water and sewer permits; updates and maintains sewer and water cards.

Updates and maintains the Planning Notebook as well as the Planning Commission Status List as well as reports to the City Council.

Coordinates the scheduling of meetings, preparation of staff meeting agendas, and commutation reports.

Prepares and submits petty cash, map and copy reports.

Maintains and orders office supplies.

Updates and maintains City Projects and Planning lists as well as employee training and compensatory time logs and leave accrual reports.

Processes change orders and assessment mailings.

Assists with the preparation of the department’s annual operating and capital budgets.

Recommended Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience: Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent and three to five (3-5) years of experience in customer service and clerical work; 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: None required.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

Knowledge: Knowledge of department rules, regulations, and operating procedures. Knowledge of payroll and office software including word processing, database management, leave accrual reports, and spread sheet applications; knowledge of the Internet in support of department operations.

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

Skills: Proficient written and oral communication skills. Proficient data processing, business mathematics, and organization skills.

Promotional Application

Promotional Examination Announcement
AUTO EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II
$27.54 – $29.04 / per hour

Applications will be accepted starting Thursday October 31, 2019 no earlier than 8:30 am
Application Deadline is Thursday November 21, 2019 no later than 6:00 pm

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 to Human Resources/Civil Service no later than 6:00 pm, Thursday November 21, 2019.

APPLICATION 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 part:

PARTS WEIGHT
PRACTICAL EXAM 100%
EXAMINATION PROCESS
The Civil Service Commission is responsible for reviewing applications to determine if they are complete and meet the minimum requirements for the position. 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. The testing details are as follows:

Exam Type: Practical Exam (100% of the final score)
Date: TBD
Location: TBD

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

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

An applicant who is denied entrance to an examination, or who is notified of a failing grade on the examination, may request a review and/or appeal of their exam. 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.

Note: as per Civil Service rules and regulations, in order to qualify for a promotional exam, candidates must have successfully completed their probationary period within their TEAMSTER classification. EEO/M-F/D-V

AUTO EQUIPMENT OPERATOR III
CITY OF DANBURY

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
This is highly skilled work in the operation of heavy automotive equipment and/or complex highway construction and maintenance equipment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Operates heavy construction equipment including a power shovel, crane, dragline, bulldozer, payloader, sweeper, grader, or roller in construction work.
Supervises and performs loading and unloading of equipment.
Operates snowplow and sanding equipment.
Responsible for doing work prescribed speedily, effectively, and without damage to equipment.
Rotation among various pieces of equipment may occur as work load changes or may be permanently assigned to specific piece of equipment.
Expected to use considerable judgment and skill in carrying out general instructions and in performing work in exact measurements.
Performs other related duties when requested or assigned by the Department Head and/or designee.
Preceding examples of duties and responsibilities are representative of the assignment performed by the position and are not intended to be inclusive.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIRMENTS:

Knowledge/Abilities/Skills:
Considerable knowledge of traffic and safety rules and regulations and of precautions to be taken to avoid accidents; considerable knowledge of methods and techniques in operation of heavy equipment in various construction and maintenance tasks; ability to understand and follow oral and written work instructions, and to make oral reports; ability to physically withstand long working hours and adverse weather conditions; skill in operating and adjusting complex heavy maintenance and construction equipment.

Supervision Received:
Work is reviewed by observation of results obtained.

Training and Experience:
Four (4) year high school or trade school or equivalent training. Three to four years experience in public works, construction or related work. One to two years experience in the operation of automotive equipment. Possession of Class I or Class II (CDL) driver’s license to operate automotive equipment within the State of Connecticut.

Promotional Application

DMEA-UPSEU
Promotional Examination Announcement
SECRETARY
$28.39 – $29.88 / per hour

Applications will be accepted starting Thursday October 31, 2019 no earlier than 8:30 am
Application Deadline is Thursday November 21, 2019 no later than 6:00 pm

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 to Human Resources/Civil Service no later than 6:00 pm, Thursday November 21, 2019.

APPLICATION 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 part:

PARTS WEIGHT
WRITTEN EXAM 100%
EXAMINATION PROCESS
The Civil Service Commission is responsible for reviewing applications to determine if they are complete and meet the minimum requirements for the position. 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. The testing details are as follows:

Exam Type: Written Exam (100% of the final score)
Date: TBD
Location: TBD

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

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

An applicant who is denied entrance to an examination, or who is notified of a failing grade on the examination, may request a review and/or appeal of their exam. 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.

Note: as per Civil Service rules and regulations, in order to qualify for a promotional exam, candidates must have successfully completed their probationary period within their DMEA-UPSEU classification. EEO/M-F/D-V

Position Title:
Secretary
Grade Level: 3

Department
Engineering
Date:

Reports to:
City Engineer
FLSA Status

Statement of Duties: The employee is responsible for providing administrative and clerical support services to the Engineering Division of the Public Works Department. Employee is required to perform all similar or related duties.

Supervision Required: Employee works under the general supervision of the City Engineer. 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; the employee is then 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.

Supervisory Responsibility: Employee is not regularly required to supervise any employees.

Confidentiality: In accordance with State Public Records law, the employee has regular access to confidential information of the department such as official employee personnel files and department records.
;Consequences of errors or poor judgment may include missed deadlines, adverse public relations, legal repercussions or monetary loss.

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 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 includes work in a municipal office setting subject to frequent interruptions. Noise or physical surroundings are distracting, but working conditions are generally not unpleasant.

Nature and Purpose of Relationships: Relationships are primarily with co-workers, department division heads, 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 and employees of outside organizations such as vendors doing business with the department. More than ordinary courtesy, tact and diplomacy may be required to resolve complaints and to deal effectively with uncooperative or uninformed persons.

Occupational Risk: Duties generally do not present occupational risks to the employee.

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.

Performs a range of clerical and administrative support services including but not limited to the preparation of correspondence, reports and other official department documents, distribution of incoming department mail, filing of department records, photocopying, faxing, preparing and processing invoices, purchase requisitions, purchase requisition log, and justification forms; proof reading materials and correcting grammar, spelling, or word usage.
Receives and screens contact from the public via telephone, in-person, or email and refers inquiries to the appropriate department staff.
Administers the department’s time keeping system and generates related reports as required.
Prepares and prints water and sewer permits; updates and maintains sewer and water cards.
Updates and maintains the Planning Notebook as well as the Planning Commission Status List as well as reports to the City Council.
Coordinates the scheduling of meetings, preparation of staff meeting agendas, and commutation reports.
Prepares and submits petty cash, map and copy reports.
Maintains and orders office supplies.
Updates and maintains City Projects and Planning lists as well as employee training and compensatory time logs and leave accrual reports.
Processes change orders and assessment mailings.
Assists with the preparation of the department’s annual operating and capital budgets.

Recommended Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience: Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent and three to five (3-5) years of experience in customer service and clerical work; 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: None required.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

Knowledge: Knowledge of department rules, regulations, and operating procedures. Knowledge of payroll and office software including word processing, database management, leave accrual reports, and spread sheet applications; knowledge of the Internet in support of department operations.

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

Skills: Proficient written and oral communication skills. Proficient data processing, business mathematics, and organization 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.

Promotional Application

Part-Time

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 are 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

Shelter Staff Person I
Salary: $12.00/hour
Part-time: 16 hours weekly

The City of Danbury Department of Health and Human Services is seeking a Shelter Staff Person I to assist overnight maintenance of residents of the shelter/center to ensure compliance with program rules and expectations.

Job Summary:
Advocates for the mission of the organization and upholds the agency’s values.
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.
Follows all policies and procedures of the organization.
Prepare rooms for clients.
Facilitates sleeping arrangements and storage of personal items.
Monitors and maintains shower and laundry schedules.
Maintains order and assists in keeping all assigned areas clean and free of spills, trash and safety hazards.
Perform nightly meal and occupancy counts.
Perform nightly room checks.
Assist in room cleanings and house laundry.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Shelter Coordinator.

Job Requirements:
High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.
Bi-Lingual in Spanish a plus.

Application

Shelter Staff Person II
Salary: $15.00/hour
Part-time: 25 hours weekly

The City of Danbury Department of Health and Human Services is seeking a Shelter Staff Person II to monitor overnight activities of residents of the shelter/center to ensure compliance with program rules and expectations. He/she is also responsible for ensuring the safety of residents and the security and sanitation of the program.

Job Summary:
Advocates for the mission of the organization and upholds the agency’s values.
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.
Review policy & guidelines with clients at time of entrance.
Prepare rooms for clients.
Facilitates sleeping arrangements and storage of personal items.
Monitors and maintains shower and laundry schedules.
Maintains order and assists in keeping all assigned areas clean and free of spills, trash and safety hazards.
Perform nightly meal and occupancy counts.
Perform nightly room checks.
Prepare intake packages.
Assist in room cleanings and house laundry.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Shelter Coordinator.
Complete all agency logs and incident reports in a timely manner.
Provide immediate and professional response to any security /safety emergency or disturbance within or immediately outside facility.

Job Requirements:
High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.
2 years job related experience in the Human Services or related field preferred.
Bi-Lingual in Spanish a plus.
CPR/AED Certification preferred.

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

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

SEASONAL MECHANIC
CITY OF DANBURY
Seasonal Truck Drivers
SALARY: $20.00 /hour
The City of Danbury is currently seeking Seasonal Mechanic to perform This is skilled mechanical work in the maintenance and repair of automotive, construction, maintenance and related equipment. Employees in this classification perform skilled work in the repair of trucks, tractors, graders, bulldozers, sweepers, draglines, and a wide variety of other maintenance and construction equipment. Employees work both gasoline and diesel-fueled equipment.

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

Application