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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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Finance Officer/Treasurer

The Town of Canton seeks candidates for the position of Finance Officer / Treasurer. The position is responsible for the development and maintenance of the Town's fiscal stability by directing and administering the Town and school district's funds, accounts payable and receivable, accounting controls, cash management and payroll. The Finance Officer / Treasurer assists the Chief Administrative Officer and Superintendent of Schools with purchasing controls, health benefits, pension, insurance and preparation and monitoring of both the municipal and education budgets. The Finance Officer / Treasurer is required to exercise considerable independent judgment in administering and managing the financial activities of the Town and school district according to governmental accounting standards. The Finance Officer / Treasurer is responsible for maintaining and improving upon the efficiency and effectiveness of all areas under his/her direction and control.

The Town of Canton has a consolidated Finance Department that oversees the finances of General Government and the Board of Education. The Town seeks a dynamic, collaborative and visionary professional to lead the Finance Department.

A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or closely related field with more than five years of increasingly responsible work experience preferably in a municipal and educational setting, including supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of education, work experience and training is required. The candidate must have the ability to obtain a School Business Manager Certification SDE085 within one year of employment.

An application, resume and two letters of reference must be received by 4:30 p.m. on November 22, 2019 to:
Town of Canton
4 Market Street
Collinsville, CT 06022
Attention: Robert H. Skinner.

The Town of Canton is an equal opportunity employer.

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Parks and Recreation Director

The Town of Canton is seeking candidates for the position of Parks and Recreation Director. This position is responsible for development, planning and implementation of recreational services for the Town of Canton. The position is full time with a salary range of $68,000 to $76,000. A Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation or a closely related field, a Pool Operator Certification (CPO) and Parks and Recreation Professional Certification (CPRP) along with a minimum of four years’ experience preferred. Applications and resumes must be received by 12:00 noon on November 1, 2019 to Town of Canton, 4 Market Street, PO Box 168, Collinsville, CT 06022; Attention: Robert Skinner. Canton is an equal opportunity employer.

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Café Coordinator (PT)

The Town of Canton seeks a part-time, six hour a week Café Coordinator to join our Senior & Social Services department.  This position is responsible for the operation of the Town of Canton’s senior luncheon program for citizens ages fifty – five and older.  The Café Coordinator is responsible for daily inventory of food items and ordering of supplies within established guidelines, serving food with the coordination of volunteers, cleanliness of the Café and equipment all while maintaining proper sanitation and food handling procedures.   Minimum Qualifications include attaining a High School Diploma or (GED) and one (1) year of increasingly responsible work experience in meal program delivery.  A combination of education and experience may be considered.  ServeSafe certification preferred with the ability to maintain certification by attending at least one (1) statewide training session yearly.  Rate of pay $13.00 hourly.   Interested applicants should submit an application to the Town of Canton, 4 Market Street, Collinsville CT. 06022 to the Attention of Robert H. Skinner.  Application deadline: October 9, 2019.  EOE

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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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