Human Resources

New Haven Has Great Job Opportunities

Firefighters at National Night out in 2022

New Haven’s Human Resource Department strives to provide all City Government departments with policy direction involving Human Resource management issues while being an administrative support system to the functions related to the management of all City department employees. The Human Resource Department is committed to partnering with all City departments to ensure that employees have all resources necessary to employ workers with the ability to recruit, develop, and retain talent within the community while simultaneously providing service to the City and its ever-changing needs.

Organization Structure

The City of New Haven collectively employees a total of 250 employees; 150 of which are full-time and 100 part-time. The City's structure is divided into the following departments:

  • Clerk - Treasurer
  • Code Enforcement
  • Communications
  • Community and Economic Development
  • Engineering
  • Fire and Emergency Medical Services
  • Human Resources
  • Mayor
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Planning
  • Police
  • Public Works
  • Utilities

Learn more by viewing the City of New Haven Organization Chart (PDF).


Our work is defined by our values: Equity, Integrity, Service, Advocacy, and Quality. These values represent our commitment to our residents, customers, and each other in terms of how we will go about our work.

Current Job Opportunities

The City of New Haven appreciates your interest in employment. We are seeking talented and service-oriented people to join our team and assist us in providing the very best for our community and its ever-changing needs.

Our job postings are updated throughout the year when new jobs are made available. Applications will be accepted only for jobs that have open listing. Applications will not be considered for any jobs that are listed as closed or as a filled position.

If you are interested in applying for a job with the City of New Haven, please complete an application found through the City's job board.