Montville, CT

Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Office of the Mayor
Montville Town Hall, 2nd Floor
310 Norwich-New London Tpke.
Uncasville, CT 06382
Office Hours:  8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Monday-Friday
Tel:  860.848.6778
Fax: 860.848.4534
The Town of Montville is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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Full-time union position with benefits.  Starting pay $32.64 per hour (step 1)

NATURE OF WORK:  The Building Inspector II performs a variety of routine and complex administrative and technical work in administering and enforcing building and related codes.  The Building Inspector II performs duties as outlined in Section 110.0 of the Connecticut Basic Building Codes (CBBC), its related codes and provisions included in the Connecticut General Statutes.


  • Acts as Building Official in his/her absence;
  • Provides technical building code advice to supervisors; makes presentations to supervisors, boards, commissions, civic groups and the general public as requested;
  • Assists in the preparation of work schedules and the expedition of the work flow;
  • Assists subordinates in performing duties; adjusts errors and complaints;
  • Assists in the preparation of and/or prepares a variety of studies, reports and related information for decision making purposes;
  • Assists in the preparation of the annual operating budget of the building department;
  • Enforces codes as per Connecticut General Statutes, including Uniform Building Code, Mechanical Code, Plumbing Code, Electrical Code, Abatement of Dangerous Buildings, and local codes;
  • Issues notices or orders to remove illegal or unsafe conditions, to require the necessary safeguards during construction, to required adequate means of egress facilities in existing buildings and structures, and to insure compliance with all code requirements for the health, safety and general welfare of the public under the direction of the Building Official;
  • Makes required inspections and/or accepts reports of inspection by approved agencies or individuals;
  • Keeps official records of applications received, permits and certificates issued, fees collected, reports of inspections, and notices and orders issued.
  • Explains, interprets, and provides guidance as directed regarding all applicable codes to architects, engineers, contractors, developers, and other interested parties;
  • Examines building plans of all types to determine compliance with code requirements and related regulations;
  • Researches problems and complaints as directed, regarding commercial and residential buildings, building construction and code compliance. Responds to complex and sensitive building issues;
  • Assists in the administration of the permitting function, including application, fee assessment and collection, permit issuance inspection and occupancy;
  • Assists in the coordination of plan review, inspections, and enforcement actions;
  • Review current trends and developments in the field of construction, and suggests revisions to codes, ordinances and local regulations;
  • Reviews proposed subdivision for code compliance;


Graduation from a standard senior high school or GED equivalent, and five (5) years of experience in general construction and related fields, or up to a maximum of two (2) years’ experience as an Assistant Building Official or one year as Provisional Building Official may be substituted for experience in the construction, design or supervision of construction of buildings.


  • Thorough knowledge of uniform building codes, electrical codes, plumbing codes, mechanical codes, general construction codes, and a thorough knowledge of carpentry; general knowledge of the quality and strengths of building materials, cement work, fire prevention, light and ventilation, and safe exits;
  • Ability to enforce regulations firmly, tactfully, and impartially;
  • Ability to schedule and assign work and insure that it is carried out safely, efficiently and to completion;
  • Ability to work independently, exercise mature judgment and make responsible decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures;
  • Ability to develop and maintain records, reports and logs;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and courteous working relationships with State and Federal Officials, Town officials, public officials, other departments and agencies. Effective communication includes both verbal and written; also must have the ability to maintain confidentiality.


  • MANDATORY State Certification as a Building Official
  • Must possess and retain a valid CT Motor Vehicle Operator’s License


Full job description available in the Mayor’s office, 310 Norwich-New London Turnpike. Applications must be submitted to the Mayor’s Office.  PLEASE CALL 860-848-6701 WITH QUESTIONS.  Application may be downloaded and then mailed or dropped off to the Mayor’s Office from the website under Human Resources, then “Employment Opportunities.” 




$15.00/HR – 19.5 hours/week – NO BENEFITS

 NATURE OF WORK:  The Information Technology (IT) Administrative Assistant performs a wide range of highly responsible clerical and administrative support work of moderate complexity including, but not limited to, word processing, typing, scheduling meetings, paying invoices, answering phones and tracking and organizing information.  The work requires that the employee have considerable knowledge, skill and ability in secretarial, general administrative and office procedures. The position requires the exercise of independent judgment, initiative, and accuracy.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  The Information Technology Administrative Assistant works under the general supervision of the Mayor and the direct supervision of the Information Systems Director.


  •  Types or word processes correspondence, information forms, documents, and reports from copy and/or rough drafts. Composes routine and specialized correspondence and documents and prepares communications, such as memos, emails, reports and other correspondence.
  • Prepares statistical and narrative reports of some complexity, requiring use of computer applications including data base management, spread sheets and word processing software.
  • Relieves supervisor of routine administrative and office management details.
  • Keeps track of and maintains software and hardware maintenance/support contracts.
  • Orders supplies or services, arranges for shipping or transportation, provides other logistical services in accordance with standard practices and policies.
  • Assists with inventory of parts and software.
  • Performs routine municipal web site updates.
  • Performs general receptionist duties including the initial telephone contact for and monitoring of the IT help desk. Answers phones in a polite and knowledgeable manner.  Greets persons entering establishment, determines nature and purpose of visit, and directs or escorts them to specific destinations or appropriate persons.  Takes accurate messages, as needed.  Responds to general information inquiries and complaints, directing unusual inquires and/or concerns to the appropriate official. 
  • Assists supervisor with preparing annual budget.
  • Develops routine office procedures and forms.
  • Pays invoices and maintains accounts, bookkeeping.
  • Creates and maintains filing systems, both electronic and physical.
  • Establishes and maintains effective and courteous working relationships with Town Officials, public officials, the general public, other departments and agencies, and co‑workers.
  • Regular attendance is a requirement of this position.


 Education and Experience

 Graduation from a standard senior high school or GED equivalent with a minimum of two (2) years prior office/administrative experience.  Must be proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint (Preferred).

 Knowledge, Skills and Ability

  •    General knowledge of administrative and clerical practices, procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and office terminology. General knowledge of general office practices and procedures. Strong organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of English to speak, read and to understand written orders, to prepare reports, and the ability to use the telephone and communicate necessary information.
  • Considerable ability to utilize computer and software applications for preparation of documents, spreadsheets, slides, and/or related materials, and to learn new software applications and/or computer programs as needed.
  • Ability to work independently. Ability to follow instructions in written, oral or diagrammatic form without consistent direct supervision.
  • Ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
  • Considerable ability to operate office equipment such as computer, tablets or I-Pad, phone, camera, calculator, copying machine, facsimile machine, and other related and/or standard office equipment.
  • Ability to 1) perform multiple tasks with interruptions, 2) meet deadlines, 3) perform duties promptly with attention to detail and accuracy, 4) prioritize and organize work, and 5) organize and express thoughts and ideas through written and oral communication.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and to exercise discretion in handling confidential information.
  • Ability to adjust quickly to changing priorities in a sometimes stressful environment.

License or Certificate

  •  Must possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License, free from violations for the past three (3) years.
  •  Must be willing to submit to a criminal background check and medical screening

Tools and Equipment Used

Computer, including word processing software, tablet or I-pad, phone, camera and photo processing software, and motor vehicle.


 The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  Selection Guidelines

 Formal application, rating of education and experience, oral interview and reference check: job related tests may be required.

Full job description available in the Mayor’s office, 310 Norwich-New London Turnpike. Applications must be submitted to the Mayor’s Office.  PLEASE CALL 860-848-6701 WITH QUESTIONS.  Application may be downloaded and then mailed or dropped off to the Mayor’s Office from the website under Human Resources, then “Employment Opportunities.” 




Assist with the care of impounded cats and dogs, kennel maintenance, complaints, pick-up strays, etc.  Animal handling experience required.  Must be available to work holidays, every other weekend (mandatory) and other coverage as needed to cover for the full-time officer.  Must work well with the public and maintain a valid CT driver's license with a clean record.  Mandatory State of CT certification training required and will be provided by the Town.  $17.50/hr.  Apply at Mayor's Office at 310 Norwich-New London Turnpike (Town Hall) 2nd Floor, Uncasville, CT.  Successful pre-hire physical, drug screening and background check are conditions for employment.  EOE.  Closing date for applications: 




Public Works – $14.00/hr Per Diem Position

Weekend availability a must, occasional fill–in on weekdays. Clean CT driver’s license and background, ability to interact with courtesy and respect. Will assist residents with proper disposal of solid waste and recycling items.

Condition of employment includes satisfactory completion of physical/drug screen & background check.
Full job description available in Mayor’s Office.
Applications are available in the Mayor’s office or they can be downloaded from Application for Employment.
Applications can be dropped off in person or mailed to:
 Office of the Mayor
 Montville Town Hall
 310 Norwich-New London Turnpike
 Uncasville, CT 06382