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P.O. Box 168
4 Market Street
Collinsville, CT 06022


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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Town of Canton, below are current employment openings and recruitments.  

Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, discrimination in employment based upon race, color, religion, sex or national origin is prohibited. Federal law prohibits other forms of discrimination including but not limited to age, citizenship, disability, veteran status, attainment of benefits, and participation in union activities. Most state and local laws prohibit some or all of these types of discrimination as well as other types including but not limited to discrimination based on ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation or source(s) of income. Restrictions with respect to credit data are imposed by the Fair Credit Reporting Act. This list is not intended to represent a complete list of prohibited forms of discrimination.

The Town of Canton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Current Employment 
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Project Administrator

The Town of Canton seeks candidates for the position of Project Administrator. This position plans, organizes and directs activities related to the construction and maintenance of all town facilities and infrastructure. Salary: $80,000 to $90,000 DOQ. A Bachelor’s Degree in construction or facility management, engineering, public or business administration or a closely related field along with six years of experience in the management of private or public infrastructure required.  An application and job description can be found at www.townofcantonct.org.  Applications must be received by September 20, 2019 at 12:00 noon to Town of Canton, 4 Market Street, Collinsville CT  06019 to the attention of Robert H. Skinner.   The Town of Canton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Library Aide I (Substitute)

The Town of Canton is seeking one or more pleasant, customer-service-oriented self-starters to join the staff of the Canton Public Library as a substitute, part-time Library Aide I. Position may include hours at the circulation or children’s service desks. Responsibilities of the position include: charging and discharging library materials; answering and routing phone calls; collecting fines and other payments; assisting patrons with copier, library catalog, etc.; answering basic information questions; creating signs, flyers, and displays; and other work as assigned.

Applicants must have excellent customer service and communication skills and be courteous, friendly and welcoming to patrons both in person and over the phone. Strong computer skills required. Must be able to lift, bend, reach, squat, and maneuver heavy carts full of library materials.
Qualified applicants must possess a high school diploma and have experience working in a customer-facing environment. Bachelor’s degree and previous library work experience preferred. Experience with III’s Sierra ILS a plus.

The position requires flexibility in hours available, including on evenings and Saturdays. $17.20/hour, no benefits.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until position is filled. Direct applications to Robert Skinner, CAO, Town of Canton, 4 Market Street, PO Box 168, Collinsville, CT 06022. EOE.

Complete Job Description 
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Library Page

The Canton Public Library is seeking a part-time Library Page.  Position is 3-6 hours per week, and every other Saturday for 3 hours.  Responsibilities of the position include: re-shelving all library materials and neatening stack areas; assisting in keeping library clean and organized by straightening chairs, re-shelving materials left on tables and ledges, and picking up discarded items in the library; responding to routine questions from patrons regarding location of materials; assisting staff by retrieving materials from shelf; repairing damaged items; photocopying; and performing other clerical tasks.  Applicants must have the ability to communicate clearly and courteously with co-workers and the public.  Must be able to lift, bend, reach, squat, and maneuver heavy carts full of library materials.

$10.10/hour.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  Direct applications to Robert Skinner, CAO, Town of Canton, 4 Market Street, PO Box 168, Collinsville, CT 06022. EOE.

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Senior/Social Services Director

The Town of Canton is seeking candidates for the position of Senior/Social Services Director.  The Director of Senior/Social Services oversees the Town’s Senior Center and the Town’s social service’s needs. The Director of Senior/Social Services plans, organizes, develops and directs a comprehensive program of recreational, social, health, wellness, and cultural activities for citizens fifty-five years of age and older. The Director of Senior/Social Services also oversees the social services related functions of the Town including processing applications, assessing needs, providing referrals and other related services to those in need. The position is full time with a salary range of $65,000 to $70,000. A Master’s Degree in social work, human services, gerontology or a closely related area, with two (2) years of increasingly responsible related work experience or a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of four (4) years of related work experience is required.  Application and resume must be received by 12:00 noon on August 21, 2019 to Town of Canton, 4 Market Street, Collinsville, CT 06022; Attention: Robert Skinner. Canton is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Complete Job Description

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Basketball Referee (Part Time)

Rate: Starting at $11.00/hour
Job Description: The Basketball Referee(s) applies recreation league policies and enforces basketball rules to uphold an appropriate level of control, fairness and safety during games. Maintains safety standards and practices at all times. Follows and enforces town and department policies.
General Duties:
• Referees basketball league games for groups from K-8th grade
• Assist the onsite coordinator with set up for games
• Maintains superior communication with supervisors, coaches, fellow referees, participants, and parents
• Ensures the safety and well-being of all program participants by providing high quality risk management at all times
• Other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
• Experience working with children preferably in youth sports environment
• General understanding of basketball rules
Reports to: Recreation Supervisor and the Director of Parks and Recreation
Status: Part time during basketball season (hours vary based on program needs). Saturdays (morning/afternoon) expected

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and may be directed to the Town of Canton, 4 Market Street, PO Box 168, Collinsville, CT 06022. Attention: Robert Skinner. EOE.

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Basketball Coordinator (Part Time)

Rate: Starting at $13/hour
Job Description: The Basketball Coordinator(s) oversees all aspects of the youth Recreation Basketball League and Adult Basketball Drop-In programs. Maintains safety standards and practices at all times. Follows and enforces town and department policies. Ensures quality customer service to all program participants.
General Duties:
• Assists the Recreation Supervisor with all aspects of planning a winter Recreation Basketball League for groups from K-8th grade
• Helps recruit parent volunteers, referees and officials as needed
• Organizes and implements pre-season coach training, parent orientation, assessment night and player draft
• Assists with preparation of program budget and operate within budget
• Assists with the preparation of promotional materials, league schedules and provides operational oversight to program practices and games
• Prepares written reports as requested, prep rosters and maintain documents
• Maintains superior communication with supervisors, coaches, fellow referees, participants, and parents
• Ensures the safety and well-being of all program participants by providing high quality risk management at all times
• Other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
• Experience working with children and supervising staff in a youth sports environment
• Working knowledge of the sport of basketball, scheduling and excellent communication
• At least 18 years of age with a valid driver’s license and transportation
Reports to: Recreation Supervisor and the Director of Parks and Recreation
Status: Part time during basketball season (hours vary based on program needs). Evenings and Saturdays expected

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and may be directed to the Town of Canton, 4 Market Street, PO Box 168, Collinsville, CT 06022. Attention: Robert Skinner. EOE.

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