27 West Main Street, New Britain, CT 06051
Tel: (860) 826-3404
Fax: (860) 826-3407
- James P. Bascetta
- Anthony J. Kane
- Valdis Hodkevics
- Homer Q. White
- Appointee: Michael T. Yagmin
- Karen R. Levine, Personnel Director
- Trish Haddad, Benefits Administrator
Recruitment and Testing
Please visit our Job Postings page for current recruitments.
While there are often limited vacancies, the City of New Britain is committed to recruiting and testing the most qualified candidates for a variety of opportunities.
In 2009, contract negotiations are pending in Locals 818, MPA and Fire.
Employee Benefits administration continues to be provided by staff; please call 860-826-3404 for the appropriate referral.
Drug and Alcohol Testing
The City of New Britain continues to maintain the federal DOT drug and alcohol testing program. Approximately 120 individuals who have Commercial Driver's Licenses (CDLs) and who are in safety-sensitive positions are enrolled in this program.
Sexual Harrassment Training
The City of New Britain continues its commitment to sexual harassment prevention by offering training opportunities to all new supervisors. In addition, the Fire and Police Departments have on-going, internal training programs.
The Personnel department has an active role in the safety committee, which is mandated by state workers compensation regulations. The committee is composed of one-half management and one-half union members. Current Union members are Wayne Gleifert, Dean Sasso, Judi Bernacki and Dave Zajac. Management members are Kenneth Malinowski, and Jack Pieper. In addition, the City of New Britain's risk management consultant, H.D. Segur company, assigns Gordon Stewart as a resource person to the committee.
A violence in the work place prevention policy was implemented in FY98/99.
Workplace Violence Policy | Threat Incidence Report
The personnel department continues to provide support services to boards and commissions on matters pertaining to interviewing techniques, hiring guidelines, and problem resolution. The department is the liaison between the Employee Assistance Program counselors and employees.
The City of New Britain continues its commitment to diversity, equal employment opportunity and affirmative action by working closely with its affirmative action officer.