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Canton Town Hall Canton Town Hall

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

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

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



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 is in the process of transitioning to a consolidated Finance Department between General Government and the Board of Education. The Town seeks a dynamic, collaborative, visionary professional to lead the Finance Department through the transition and beyond.

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 SDE 085 within one year of employment.

Application, resume and two letters of reference must be received by 4:30 p.m. on November 30, 2017 to: Town of Canton, 4 Market Street, PO Box 168, 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 $65,000 to $75,000. 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 December 22, 2017 to Town of Canton, 4 Market Street, Collinsville CT 06022; Attention: Robert Skinner. Canton is an equal opportunity employer.

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