DDS: DDS Job Fair for Direct Care Staff

DDS Job Fair for Direct Care Staff



DDS Job Fair for Direct Care Staff
November 13, 2018

The State of Connecticut Department of Developmental Services (DDS), the Office of Labor Relations, and the New England Health Care Employees Union District 1199 finalized a Stipulated Agreement on September 18, 2018 that allows for an internal job fair for certain direct care staff.   The Job Fair will be held on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at the DDS Training facility located at 61 Woodland Street in Hartford.  Updated information regarding the Job Fair will be made available, as needed.





There are staff that must participate in the fair and staff that may participate in the fair.  If you are identified as a staff that must participate in the fair, DO NOT COMPLETE THE OPT-IN FORM ON THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE.

Staff impacted by the closure/conversion of the following homes must participate in the job fair.  Personal notices were hand-delivered to their work locations and/or mailed to the addresses on file with Human Resources:
  • Liberty Highway
  • Mashamoquet Road
  • Ridgewood Road
  • Spring Street
  • Pond View
  • Wawecus Hill
  •  Hidden Pond
  • Pepperbox
  • Route 16
Below is a staff listing of the identified staff:


Permanent Developmental Services Worker 1’s with temporary 17.5 hours weekly assignments, hired on or after October 1, 2017, must participate in the Job Fair.  Personal notices were hand-delivered to their work locations and/or mailed to the addresses on file with Human Resources.  Below is a listing of the identified staff:

Permanent Developmental Services Worker 1’s with permanent 17.5 hours weekly assignments, that have not been impacted by the closures/conversions listed above, or were hired before October 1, 2017, may request to participate in the Job Fair by completing the “DDS/1199 Reassignment Opportunity Job Fair “Opt-In” Form.  Please review and complete the form in its entirety, noting the deadline for submission is Monday, November 5, 2018 by 11:59 p.m.  Personal notices were hand-delivered to their work locations and/or mailed to the addresses on file with Human Resources.  IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO REQUEST TO PARTICIPATE IN THE JOB FAIR, PLEASE DO NOT COMPLETE A FORM.