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Welcome to the City of New Haven's Online Employment Center

 Please scroll down to view a list of all jobs for which we are currently accepting applications. To view a job bulletin, please click on the job title or job number. 

 When you find a position that you qualify for, click on the blue Apply Online button located at the bottom of the job posting. 


Why work for The City of New Haven?

As a City of New Haven employee, you may be entitled to a host of attractive benefits. Employment with the City of New Haven not only gives you the opportunity to make a difference in your community, but the time and resources to enrich your own life’s journey.

Positions may provide:

  • *Hybrid remote work options available in some positions
  • Comprehensive medical coverage options, which include prescription, dental, & vision
  • General fund positions offer a generous retirement plan
  • Special Fund employees have the option of participating in a 457 Plan administered by the City, with up to a 3% employer contribution match
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (see also bit.ly/3KPxaQq)
  • Term life insurance policy
  • At least eleven paid holidays
  • Paid vacation and personal time
  • Up to seven paid sick days per year
  • Short term disability coverage
  • *Employee Assistance and Wellness Programs
  • *Free flu and COVID-19 vaccinations
  • *If required, uniforms and equipment provided; several unions also offer annual clothing, equipment, or tools allowance
  • Many unions offer additional annual incentives, such as Longevity, Educational, or for obtaining specific certifications
  • *Centrally located between New York and Boston, and near to other Connecticut cities, easy to commute to by bike, car, bus, train, or plane
  • *Opportunities for growth and promotion within the City
  • *A welcoming diverse and inclusive workplace

* Available for Part Time positions

 All benefits subject to collective bargaining language.


New Haven is a GREAT place to work, live, and visit!

The City of New Haven is one of Connecticut’s largest urban centers representing a major hub for business activity, architecture, culture, and entertainment. New Haven is both steeped in history and booming with creativity and innovation.

Along with the vibe of a big city, New Haven features a dense and compact urban form and high-quality offerings in arts, culture, and tourism. New Haven is known for its food scene and is home to dozens of Zagat-rated restaurants, representing cuisines from across the world, as well as the many Food Truck spots (IYKYK), The. Best. Pizza. in the country, and the (true) birthplace of the hamburger. New Haven offers many recreational opportunities including a beach, parks, historical places, hiking and bike trails. Each year there are dozens of festivals, sports events, parades, and cultural celebrations across New Haven’s many neighborhoods for all to enjoy.

The city has numerous theaters and production houses, museums and musical venues, including Long Wharf Theater, Yale Repertory Theater, The Shubert Theater, The John Lyman Center for Performing Arts; The Peabody Museum of Natural History; Yale University Art Gallery, Yale Center for British Art; College Street Music Hall, Toad's Place, Westville Music Bowl, Cafe Nine, The State House, and Stella Blues.

These assets are coupled with the passion of residents and the value of place that people who live and work both Downtown and in the many neighborhoods feel about the City. New Haven is one of the most attractive small cities in the country in which to work, live and visit. The City’s diversity, various neighborhoods, vibrant community, culture, arts, and engaging citizenry makes it the place for everyone.

 


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Please Note: Pursuant to the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988, The City of New Haven has a adopted a Drug Free Workplace Policy. The City of New Haven requires a pre-employment drug test, which includes screening for marijuana.

The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such, will consider reasonable accommodations as required by law.

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Open to All - Non Tested

Job Title Department Close Date Status
Budget Director - Policy, Management, & Grants 2404-0974-01 Office of Policy Management & Grants Ongoing Status
Canvasser, Part Time 2405-1113-01 Mayor's Office Ongoing Status
Capital Projects Coordinator 2403-5835-01 Engineering Ongoing Status
Crossing / Safety Guard 2301-0305-01 Transportation, Traffic, & Parking (Admin & Safety) Ongoing Status
Landscape Architect 2404-5111-01 Engineering Ongoing Status
Maintenance Worker Spare Bridge Tender 2405-6474-01 Parks & Public Works Maintenance & Streets Sunday, June 09, 2024 11:59 PM Status
Medical Biller, Part Time 2402-1316-01 Public Health Ongoing Status
Municipal Civil Engineer 2303-5390-01 Engineering Ongoing Status
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner 2401-5229-01 Public Health Nursing Ongoing Status
Public Health Nurse 2301-6385-01 Public Health Nursing Ongoing Status
Senior Project Manager 2405-5313-01 City Plan Commission Sunday, May 26, 2024 11:59 PM Status

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Open to All - Tested

Job Title Department Close Date Status
Athletic Trainer 2401-5880-01 Board of Education Sunday, May 26, 2024 11:59 PM Status
Auditor II 2405-5616-01 Finance Sunday, May 26, 2024 11:59 PM Status
Deputy Director Economic Development 2405-5058-01 Economic Development Administration Sunday, May 26, 2024 11:59 PM Status
Deputy Purchasing Agent 2405-5720-01 Purchasing Sunday, June 02, 2024 11:59 PM Status
Fire Property & Equipment Technician 2405-6533-01 Fire Service Apparatus & Building Maintenance Sunday, June 09, 2024 11:59 PM Status
Grants Administration & Contracts Coordinator 2405-5599-01 Police Service Administration Sunday, June 09, 2024 11:59 PM Status
Outdoor Adventure Coordinator 2311-5535-01 Parks Department Sunday, June 09, 2024 11:59 PM Status
Police Records Clerk 2405-6491-01 Police Support Services Sunday, June 09, 2024 11:59 PM Status
Sanitarian 2405-6382-01 Public Health - Environmental Health Sunday, May 26, 2024 11:59 PM Status
Title Maintenance Clerk 2405-6308-01 Assessor's Office Sunday, May 26, 2024 11:59 PM Status

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Public Safety Entry-Level

Job Title Department Close Date Status
Firefighter - New Haven Residents Only - NOW OPEN 2404-0702-01 Fire Service Suppression & EMS Sunday, May 26, 2024 11:59 PM Status
Firefighter - Non-New Haven Resident - NOW OPEN 2404-0702-02 Fire Service Suppression & EMS Sunday, May 26, 2024 11:59 PM Status
Firefighter Paramedic - Lateral 2402-0704-01 Fire Service Suppression & EMS Ongoing Status
Firefighter Paramedic -NOW OPEN 2404-0702-03 Fire Service Suppression & EMS Sunday, May 26, 2024 11:59 PM Status
Lateral Police Officer 2303-0808-01 Police Service Operations / Patrol Ongoing Status
Police Officer 2302-0810-01 Police Service Operations / Patrol Ongoing Status

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Seasonal

Job Title Department Close Date Status
Caretaker, Seasonal 2403-1016-01 Parks & Public Works Maintenance & Streets Ongoing Status
Lifeguard or Water Safety Instructor 2402-1012-01 Youth and Recreation Ongoing Status
Program Aide 2311-1013-01 Youth and Recreation Ongoing Status
Program Specialist 2311-1032-01 Youth and Recreation Ongoing Status
Refuse Laborer, Seasonal 2404-1123-01 Parks & Public Works Refuse & Recycling Ongoing Status
Seasonal Technician 2403-1000-01 Parks & Public Works Maintenance & Streets Ongoing Status

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Student Intern Opportunities

Job Title Department Close Date Status
Food Policy Intern 2302-1015-01 Food System Policy Division Ongoing Status
Law Student Intern 2212-0115-01 Corporation Counsel Ongoing Status
Police Services Student Intern 2212-1015-01 Police Service Administration Ongoing Status
Student Intern 2304-1015-01 CityWide Ongoing Status
Urban Forestry Student Intern 2404-1015-01 Parks & Public Works Tree Division Sunday, June 16, 2024 11:59 PM Status

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