Employment

Employment

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

Promotional Opportunities

CITY OF DANBURY ANNOUNCES A PROMOTIONAL
POSITION FOR
AIRPORT ADMINISTRATOR
SALARY: $107,682 / 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 by TUESDAY February 11, 2020 - NO LATER THAN 6:00 p.m.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
Complete responsibility for the administration, operation and maintenance of the City Airport, including preparation and submissions of Department annual and operating budgets, departmental purchasing, maintenance of records and the submission of reports to the Mayor. Work involves responsibility for the efficient and economical management, operation, and maintenance of the City Airport. Duties also include enforcement of aircraft and safety regulation governing the operation of airports and responsibility for the safety of life and property in connection with the use of the City Airport, with general policy matters being determined by the Aviation Commission. Complete supervision is exercised over all employees engaged in varied phases of airport operation and maintenance.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Plans, directs and inspects the overall operations and maintenance of the City Airport on a day to day basis.
Enforces all Federal, State and local laws, rules and regulations governing airport use.
Develops up and submits requests for Federal and State aid, including letters of justification and cost benefit analysis to the Mayor.
Recommends major expansion and improvement programs for the airport. Recommends additions to and changes in ordinances and regulations governing the use of the Airport.
Coordinates Airport development and improvements with other governmental agencies.
In charge of all aircraft accidents, and incidents until all Federal and State authorities arrive on the scene.
Prepares periodic and special operating and financial reports and submits them to the Mayor.
Reviews, revises and develops airport policies and procedures in accordance with local, state and or federal regulations
Prepares and submits all annual operating and capital budgets.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Thorough knowledge of airport management, operation and maintenance; Federal, State, and local rules and regulations and procedures necessary to the application of procuring of funds for all capital improvements; considerable knowledge of the modern principles and practices of public and business administration; ability to determine long-range needs for expansion and reconstruction; ability to coordinate effectively the work of a number of subordinates engaged in various activities; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, representative of other agencies and the public.

Education and Experience:

Must possess a Bachelor’s degree and five plus (5+) years in airport operation and aviation management. Specialized courses and/or practical experience in field relating to aircraft operation, experience in aircraft and airport operations or related field including five plus (5+) years recent supervisory experience.

Application