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Employment Opportunities

(Volunteer Opportunities: Boards and Committees)

Applications for employment shall be accepted only for posted vacancies. Each candidate shall complete the employment application. Resumes, transcripts, certifications, and other materials may be required in order to judge the applicant's fitness for service with the Town. Applications shall not be returned, but will remain on file for at least two years, after which they may be destroyed with approval from the State Records Administrator. Human Resources may reject any application which was not filed by the announced closing date for receiving applications, unless prior to such date an extension had been publicly announced. Normally only applicants being selected for an interview will be contacted by human resources. Statement re: the USERRA.

Town of Mansfield - Fire Chief

The Town of Mansfield, Connecticut is seeking an innovative, dynamic, experienced professional to serve as its second career Fire Chief and lead its Fire & Emergency Services Department. The Department provides fire suppression, fire prevention, and emergency medical services to the Mansfield community.

Please see the Position Annoucement document for additional information. Interested candidates are required to submit an official employment application to Human Resources at www.mansfieldct.gov/jobapp and a resume, letter of interest, and list of 3 professional references to HR@mansfieldct.org. Deadline for all required application materials is 6:30 p.m., Thursday, July 21, 2016. EOE/AA

Eastern Highlands Health District -
Community Health & Wellness Coordinator

Eastern Highlands Health District has an opening for a full-time Community Health and Wellness Coordinator. This position performs professional work in planning, designing, and managing a wide range of both employee wellness and community health programs.  Experience and knowledge of individual nutrition and fitness, health and wellness promotion, employee wellness programming, public and population health, community networking, program evaluation, and grant writing is a must.  Candidate must have excellent communication, and supervisory skills.

Bachelor’s degree in nutrition, kinesiology, health education, public health, nursing or a related field supplemented by at least four years of relevant experience, including supervisory duties, are required.  Master’s degree and certification as a registered dietician, or Certified Health Education Specialist is highly desirable. Annual salary range $59,000 to $70,000, with a competitive benefit package.

Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume, and a list of at least three professional references to HR@mansfieldct.org and an employment application at www.mansfieldct.gov/jobapp.  Application deadline July 22nd at noon.

Town of Mansfield - Youth Services Supervisor

The Town of Mansfield is seeking a full-time Youth Services Supervisor for its Human Services Department. This position serves as the Youth Services Division Head, planning, organizing, and directing the work of the Division including early childhood initiatives. Sample duties include: planning, organizing, overseeing, and supervising Youth Services programs and services; providing clinical services to clients; planning and directing work of staff and volunteers; providing clinical supervision; ensuring quality of service delivery; grant management; and supporting the work of Town committees, boards, and commissions. 

The salary range is $69,545 - $87,904 per year, with a competitive benefits package.

Candidates are required to have a master’s degree in social work or a closely related clinical field and considerable experience working with youth in a behavioral health or positive youth development programs. Previous experience supervising staff and interns strongly desired.  Consideration may be given to equivalent experience and training. Candidates are required to have a LCSW or equivalent behavioral health license within the first six months of employment. Position requires some evening and weekend work. The preferred candidate will be subject to a background check. 

Interested candidates are required to submit an official employment application to Human Resources at www.mansfieldct.gov/jobapp and a resume and letter of interest to HR@mansfieldct.org.  Deadline for all required application materials is 6:30 p.m., Thursday, July 21, 2016.  EOE/AA


Mansfield Downtown Partnership, Inc. - Transportation Coordinator

The Mansfield Downtown Partnership, Inc. is looking to fill a Transportation Coordinator position. This position will perform professional-level work managing the Nash-Zimmer Transportation Center and a variety of transit programs Sample duties include: planning, overseeing, and implementing transit related programs such as the bicycle commuting program and regional bus service; supervising and scheduling staff; managing facility needs; managing contracts for service; preparing and monitoring revenue and expenditure budgets; working with the Mansfield Public Library to promote and enhance the Library Express (located in the Nash-Zimmer Transportation Center); assisting with various Partnership Board and Committee assignments; and general administrative duties.

Position is 30 hrs/wk. Hiring rate is $18.74-$20.67 per hour.  At this time there are no employee benefits provided for this position.  Candidates are required to have an associate’s degree in transportation, public administration, business administration, or a related field. Supervisory, transit related, and customer service experience are highly desirable.

Interested applicants must submit an employment application at www.mansfieldct.gov/jobapp and a letter of interest and resume detailing work, education, and training experiences to HR@mansfieldct.org. Position is open until filled. EOE/AA

Parks and Recreation Department

Fitness Instructors

The Mansfield Parks and Recreation Department is hiring Fitness Instructors, primarily for Aqua Power, spin, and strength classes.  Work schedule is variable including evenings and weekends, with possibility for more hours as subs are needed.  Hiring pay rate is 18.50-24.15/hr depending on certifications and experience.  Classes begin seasonally, applications currently being accepted for summer and fall 2016.  Application review will begin immediately.  Interview will include an audition class. Positions open until filled.  Interested applications must submit an employment application at www.mansfieldct.gov/jobapp. EOE/AA


Lifeguards & Swim Instructors
Mansfield Parks & Recreation is currently accepting applications for American Red Cross Lifeguards and Swim Instructors for the Summer Season of 2016 for both open waterfront and pool lifeguarding.  All applicants must be certified in ARC Lifeguarding, CPR/AED and First Aid, both Waterfront and Water Safety Instructor certifications preferred.  Pay rates are $9.60-$11.07/hour for lifeguards and $10.23-$12.42/hour for swim instructors.  Applicants must submit an employment application online at http://www.mansfieldct.gov/jobapp. Positions open until filled. Preferred candidates will be subject to a background check.  EOE/AA

Access our online job application at http://www.mansfieldct.gov/jobapp. EOE/AA.

To apply for a position with the Mansfield Public Schools, please visit the Board of Education Jobs Page.