Human Resources Department

The primary responsibility of the Department of Human Resources is to insure that the Town is appropriately organized and staffed to fulfill its mission by recruiting, developing, motivating, retaining and organizing the most qualified persons. The Human Resources Department engages in a number of specialized activities to accomplish this. These responsiblities include recruiting and hiring, training, salary and benefits administration, performance management, employee relations and employee communications. The Human Resources Director also serves as the Town's labor relations representative with its three unions and in an advisory capacity to other organizations such as the Housing Authority, the Library and the Senior Center on matters pertaining to human resources management.

Human Resources Department, Room 202
Town Hall , 2 Renshaw Road
203 656-7390
Open Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm, closed Holidays

  • Nancy M. Markey
    Director, Human Resources


Employment Application
Internal Job Application





Title:               PER DIEM BUILDING INSPECTOR $35 Hour 19 hours a week


Department: Building


Job Summary:  Performs highly responsible technical work in the inspection of buildings and building plans for adherence to building, codes, safety requirements and other ordinances. Makes frequent contact with a variety of construction personnel and the general public, requiring courtesy and tact in explaining codes and departmental requirements, usually under established guidelines. Considerable judgment and resourcefulness required in conducting inspection functions independently within broad departmental policies.


Supervision Received:  Works under the general supervision of the Building Official.



Review building plans and applications including new building alterations, additions, site HVAC and plot plans.

Inspect structure construction for adherence to building codes, including structural, plumbing, and electrical code requirements.

Advise homeowners and builders on ways to conform to codes.

Make public safety inspections of places of public assemblage.

Keep records of inspections and violations; assumes the duties of superior in his absence.

Perform related work as required.


Qualifications Preferred:   Certification by the State of Connecticut as an Assistant Building Official or Building Official.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:  Thorough knowledge of building codes, their application and interpretation; working knowledge of engineering practices and architectural plans and the ability to interpret same in line with permits; ability to discuss and make recommendations for conformance to codes; ability to maintain harmonious working relationships with the public and other departments.  Generally informed:  in the quality and strength of building materials; on the accepted requirements of building construction; on good practice in fire prevention; on the accepted requirements for safe exit from facilities; and on other items of equipment essential for the safety, comfort and convenience of occupants.

Physical, Mental Exertion/Environmental Conditions:  Ability to inspect buildings during various stages of construction.


Please submit resume to Nancy Markey, Human Resources Director, 2 Renshaw Road, Darien, CT  06820  or via email









Employee Information

The Town of Darien employs approximately 150 full-time paid employees, including six elected officials.  In addition to paid employees, the Town has numerous volunteer Firefighters and EMS personnel.  Many of the employee rights and benefits are contained in the Town's Employee Guide and collective bargaining agreement(s).


The Darien Town Hall Union represents most of the Town's clerical and technical employees.


» Town Hall Employees Union Contract


The Darien Public Works Union represents most of the employees in the Highway, Sewer, and Parking Divisions of the Public Works Department as well as the park maintainers in the Park and Recreation Department.    


» Public Works Union Contract

The Darien Police Association represents patrol officers, sergeants and lieutenants employed at the Police Department.




Darien Police Association Contract



The 2012 Employee Guide contains the rights and benefits for employees who do not belong to a union.     


2012 Employee Guide



Where the Employee Guide and a collective bargaining agreement conflict, the collective bargaining agreement prevails.



Town Policies

All of the Town Policies are contained the 2012 Employee Guide. 



Click Here to see Information on Connecticut's New Sick Leave Law--It will only affect Town Employees who are Non-Union and Part-time, seasonal or temporary because all other Town employees currently receive a more generous sick leave benefit. 

Delta Dental Information for Employees

Dental Enrollment/Change Form 

Delta Claim Form 

Delta Coverage Summary Sheet

Student Confirmation Form

Delta Dental

CIRMA provider network for workers' compensation injuries  Click here 

CONNECTICARE Information for Employees


Link to Connecticare website:




Connecticare Out of Network Claim Reimbursement Form 




****Please Note: Anthem BCBS will no longer be the Town insurance carrier 7/1/12*****


Life Insurance Information for Employees




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Job Applications 656-7390
Benefit Questions 656-7390
Personnel Policies 656-7390

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