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Employment

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CITY OF DANBURY
Summer Employment Program

The City of Danbury is now accepting applications for a variety of summer employment opportunities. Applicant must be at least 16 or older as of date of hire, by law. Applications are available at www.danbury-ct.gov or the Human Resources/Civil Service Department, Danbury City Hall, 155 Deer Hill Avenue, Danbury, CT, 06810. Last date for filing applications: June 11, 2018.

Playground Director
Full Time: 35 hours per week.

Description: Directs staff and provides leadership for citywide elementary playground programs.

Assistant Playground Director
Full Time: 35 hours per week.

Description: Assists Playground Director with directing staff for citywide elementary summer playground programs.

Clerical Aide
Full Time: 35 hours per week.

Description: Clerical aide needed to cover the Parks and Recreation office during the summer months.

Head Lifeguard
Full Time: 35 hours per week.

Description: Perform head lifeguard duties during director’s absence at Kenosia and Candlewood beaches.

Lifeguard
Full Time: 35 hours per week.

Description: Perform lifeguard duties at Kenosia and Candlewood beaches from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Playground Leader
Full Time: 35 hours per week.

Description: A Playground Leader supervises the elementary school summer programs held in the Danbury schools.

Playground Supervisor
Full Time: 35 hours per week.

Description: A Playground Supervisor supervises the Playground Leaders covering the elementary school summer programs held in the Danbury schools.

Red Cross Swim Director
Full Time: 35 hours per week.

Description: Directs staff and program for swimming for Red Cross Certification.

Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (W.S.I.)
Full Time: 35 hours per week.

Description: Instructors for teaching swimming for the Red Cross program.

Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (W.S.I.) Aide
Full Time: 35 hours per week.

Description: Assists the Red Cross Water Safety Instructors in teaching swimming for the Red Cross program.

Safe Summer Supervisors
Full Time: 35 hours per week.

Description: Supervises middle school summer program held at Rogers Park Middle School.

Substitute Lifeguard
Part Time/As needed basis

Description: Substitute for lifeguards who are not able to work their regular shift.

Ticket Attendant
Full Time: 35 hours per week.

Description: Sell passes to the public at Kenosia Park and Candlewood Park.

Waterfront Director
Full Time: 35 hours per week.

Description: Direct lifeguard staff and duties relevant to the city parks including ticket attendants.

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COD Promotional Positions

CITY OF DANBURY ANNOUNCES A PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATION
FOR THE POSITION OF
DEPUTY FIRE MARSHAL
SALARY: $93,635/annually

LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATIONS
Applications must be on file at the Human Resources/Civil Service Office, City Hall, 155 Deer Hill Avenue, Danbury, CT 06810:
TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2018 NO EARLIER THAN 8:30 a.m., through
TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2018 - NO LATER THAN 6:00 p.m.

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

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

PARTS WEIGHT
WRITTEN EXAM 50%
ORAL EXAM 50%

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 DATES ARE AS FOLLOWS:

WRITTEN EXAM August 13, 2018
AND ORIENTATION: Time and Location to be announced

*ORAL EXAM: August 14, 2018
Human Resources/Civil Service Department 155 Deer Hill Avenue Danbury CT, 06810
Times to be scheduled

*Please note: only those candidates with a passing score of “70%” on the written exam will be eligible for the oral exam. All candidates will be notified of their score on the written exam in writing

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

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

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

FIRE INSPECTOR/DEPUTY FIRE MARSHAL
CITY OF DANBURY

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

Inspection work in the identification and elimination of fire hazards in the various types of occupancies in the City.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Inspects all business districts, places of assembly, shopping centers, etc., for conformance to City and State Fire Safety Codes.

Inspects and writes reports for all oil and gasoline tanks and oil burner installations, to insure compliance to codes pertaining to materials used and locations of equipment.

Assists in fire drills at schools, hospitals, etc.

Performs related work as required by the rules and regulation of the Fire Department or as directed by Fire Marshal.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge/Abilities/Skills:

General knowledge of Federal, State and local codes pertaining to fire and casualty hazards, and building construction; ability to follow written and oral instructions, and to learn fire prevention methods and routines; knowledge of City and State codes of specialized areas of inspection; ability to enforce codes and regulations firmly, tactfully and impartially; ability to recognize faulty installations and fire hazards; ability to establish, update and maintain records; public speaking skills and general knowledge of public relations practices.

Experience and Training:

At least six years’ service in the paid Fire Department of the City of Danbury. Possession of a valid driver’s license. Ability to obtain and maintain any certification as required by statute, ordinance, or the Fire Chief.

Danbury Fire Department

2018 Deputy Fire Marshal Examination
Reading List

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

Kirk's Fire Investigation 8th Edition by: John H. DeHaan and David J. Icove
Chapters 1, 4, 5, 6, 7,8,11 and 12.

ISBN-13: 978-0134237923

ISBN-10: 0134237927

Fire Inspection and Code Enforcement, 8th Edition by: IFSTA

ISBN: 978-0-87939-605-3Danbury Fire Department

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