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Employment Opportunities

Entry Level Firefighter 
City of Meriden is Testing for Fire Fighters Must be U.S. citizen or have valid Green Card; H.S. diploma or equiv; valid driverís license; become a certified FF, EMT-B, obtain a CT license to drive fire apparatus within one year of appointment. Must have a State CPAT card valid on or after January, 2015. Register for the CPAT test; submit the CPAT Registration form available on line. Submit forms with the $150.00 registration fee payable to the CT Fire Academy on or before July 23, 2015. Apply on-line at by Friday, July 24, 2015. Limit first 300 apps. $40.00 application fee payable on-line for the written exam. Application opens Monday, June 29, 2015. Women/Minorities Urged to Apply.

Plumbing & Mechanical Inspector 
Plumbing & Mechanical Inspector Part Time 20 hours per week Responsible code enforcement and inspection work involved in examining plumbing and mechanical installations to assure conformity with State, City and National plumbing and mechanical codes. High school or trade school diploma or the equivalent, plus three years experience in plumbing and mechanical systems installation and maintenance including two years experience at the journey level. Must possess a valid P-1 or S-1 Unlimited Contractorís License or P-2 or S-2 journeymanís license for a minimum of two years. Must obtain certification by the State of CT as Building Inspector within 6 monyhs of employment or have an Assistant Building Official or Building Official license. Must have a valid CT Class 3 driverís license. Apply on line at Last date to apply is Tuesday, June 30, 2015.

Director of Planning/Development and Enforcement 
The City of Meriden seeks an energetic and forward thinking professional to fill the position of Director of Planning/Development and Enforcement. Meriden is a mid-sized CT city of approximately 60,000 people. The City boasts beautiful parks and walking trails. Currently there are exciting new transit oriented development projects focusing on a new train station as well as a city center park surrounded by new buildings. The City has a vibrant Economic Development Department and a City Manager form of government. This position is unique in that it supervises a staff of approximately 11 in areas of both Planning/Zoning and Building/Housing. The City offers a 401a pension plan with 5 percent match; 3 weeks vacation a year to start; a high deductible health plan and life insurance. Experience and Training Masterís Degree in Urban Planning or a related field. Certification as a planner by the American Institution of Certified Planners (AICP) is preferred. Considerable experience (5 plus years) in a responsible administrative capacity preferably in a public agency. 5 plus years supervisory experience with a staff of over five in a municipal or public setting. Salary, DOE. Resumes along with 3 professional references may be submitted to Caroline Beitman, Personnel Director, 142 East Main Street, Meriden, CT 06450 or on line at The closing date is Monday, June 29, 2015.