Job Opportunities
Town of Hamden

Employment Application Process

The Town of Hamden accepts applications only for currently advertised openings. Unsolicited resumes or applications cannot be retained for future openings.

You may submit an application by mail or in person:

Mail:       
Town of Hamden           
Personnel/ Civil Service Office            
Hamden Government Center 
2750 Dixwell Avenue          
Hamden, Connecticut 06518

Applications must be received by 4:30 pm. on the close date to be eligible for consideration. Depending on the position, candidates may be required to take job-related skill or physical assessments as part of the selection process.

The Town provides status updates only to applicants who progress to our interview process. You will receive a written reply within two weeks of the job closing date.

Applications are available in the Personnel / Civil Service Office 
Hamden Government Center
Main Floor
2750 Dixwell Avenue
Hamden, CT  06518
Tel: (203) 287-7130
Fax: (203) 287-7135
Monday -Friday 8:30 to 4:30

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TECHNICIAN

Information Technology Technician Job Description

The Civil Service Commission announces the open competitive recruitment for the position of Information Technology Technician.  This recruitment is open to all Town employees and the general public

Applications and copies of the job description are available in the Personnel/Civil Service Office from 8:30 – 4:30 PM daily and above.

Closing date:  Wednesday, August 13, 2014 @ 4:00 P.M.

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CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

CIO Job Description

The Town of Hamden announces the recruitment for the position of Chief Information Officer. This recruitment is open to all Town employees and the general public.

Applications and copies of the job description are available in the Personnel/Civil Service Office from 8:30 – 4:30 PM daily and above.

Closing date:  Friday, August 15, 2014 @ 4:00 PM.

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​CERTIFIED FIREFIGHTER

Certified Firefighter Job Description

Please click HERE for link to release forms necessary for application submission

The Fire Commission and the Civil Service Commission announce the open competitive recruitment for the position of Certified Firefighter. This recruitment is also open to candidates currently enrolled in the Connecticut Fire Academy Recruits Class scheduled to begin in August 2014. Candidates enrolled in the CT Fire Academy must present proof of successful completion of the CT Fire Academy Recruit Class along with copies of their Connecticut Firefighter I, II, and Hazardous Materials-First Responder Awareness and Operational certificates. Fire Academy candidates will only be eligible for appointment after they complete the Fire Academy Recruits class and submit their certifications to the Personnel Office.

Applications and copies of the job description are available in the Personnel/Civil Service Office from 8:30 – 4:30 PM daily and above.

Closing date: Friday, August 15, 2014 @ 4:00 P.M. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

SCHOOL NURSE/FULL TIME

School Nurse Job Description

Bachelor of Science Degree in related field, one (1) year relevant clinical exp. In the past (3) yrs, such as pediatric, ambulatory, public health or school nursing. Licensed registered Nurse in Ct. CPR Certification or proof of enrollment in a CPR Course within (3) months of application.

Note: No closing date – open-ended recruitment.

Applications are available at Personnel/Civil Service Office, Hamden Government Center, 2750 Dixwell Avenue, Hamden, CT 06518 between the hours of 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Monday – Friday. E-mail and Faxes are not acceptable. The Town of Hamden is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Female and Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

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CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER

Police/Fire Release Forms

 The Civil Service Commission announces the open competitive recruitment for the position of Certified Police Officer.  This will be an open-ended recruitment and we will accept applications on an on-going basis.  

Applications and copies of the job description are available in the Personnel/Civil Service Office weekdays from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.

Hamden Government Center • 2750 Dixwell Avenue • Hamden, CT 06518 • 203.287.7000