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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 Openings 

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Recording Secretary for Various Boards & Commissions

Must be able to work evenings - rate of pay $16.87/hourly; ongoing recruitment
If interested, please see job description below and submit application to:

Town of Canton
4 Market Street
Collinsville, CT  06019
Attn: Robert Skinner, CAO

Complete Job Description

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Parks and Recreation - Part Time Positions

After School Program Supervisor ($12.50/hr)
The After School Program Supervisor oversees daily operations of the After the Bell program at Cherry Brook Elementary School. Maintains safety standards and practices at all times. Follows and enforces town and department policies. Ensures quality customer service to all program participants.  Schedule varies.  Approximately 15 hours per week.
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After School Counselor ($10.25/hr)
Responsible for planning, implementing and supervising all activities within assigned group of the afterschool program. Maintains safety standards and practices at all times. Follows and enforces town and department policies. Ensures quality customer service to all program participants.  Schedule varies.  Approximately 15 hours per week.
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Job Application

Application and job description can be attained at www.townofcantonct.org. Completed materials should be submitted in person or via mail (online applications not accepted) to:

Canton Parks and Recreation Office
40 Dyer Ave
Canton, CT 06019

The positions are open until filled. Candidates will be contacted and hired on a rolling basis. For any questions please contact Chris Sacco, Recreation Coordinator at csacco@townofcantonct.org or call 860-693-5808.

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Teen and Adult Services Librarian

The Town of Canton is seeking a pleasant, customer-service-oriented self-starter to join the staff of the Canton Public Library as a full-time Teen and Adult Services Librarian. The Teen and Adult Services Librarian will develop, coordinate, and administer the library’s services and outreach to teenagers, and will work collaboratively with other library staff to provide services and outreach to adults. Responsibilities of the position include: planning and overseeing all teen library programming, including the annual Summer Reading program; selecting materials for the teen and adult collections; providing reference and readers’ advisory assistance; coordinating the library’s Teen Advisory Group and teen volunteers; performing outreach in the community and with local schools; and staffing the teen, reference/information, and circulation service desks. The position will be split roughly in half between teen and adult services.

The successful candidate will enjoy and have experience working with teens; have strong knowledge of teen and adult literature and library services; have excellent customer service and communication skills; and be welcoming, courteous, and friendly to patrons of all ages. Strong computer and technology skills are essential.

Qualified applicants must possess a master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited college or university, two years of library experience, and two years of experience working with older children and/or teens; or a similar combination of work experience and education. Experience with III’s Sierra ILS is a plus.

The position is full-time, 35 hours per week and will include at least one evening per week and Saturdays in rotation. The annual salary is $49,140 with benefits.

To apply, send a completed Town of Canton employment application and cover letter to:
Robert Skinner, Chief Administrative Officer
Town of Canton
PO Box 168
4 Market Street
Collinsville, CT 06022

Employment applications and a full job description are available at Canton Town Hall, at the Canton Public Library, and online at www.townofcantonct.org. Applications must be received by 4:30pm on September 25, 2017. EOE

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Library Aide II: Children’s and Circulation

The Town of Canton is seeking a pleasant, customer-service-oriented self-starter to join the staff of the Canton Public Library as a part-time Library Aide II. This position will be split between the Circulation and Children’s departments. Responsibilities of the position include: staffing the children’s and circulation desks; providing reference and readers’ advisory services to children and families; answering basic information questions; assisting patrons with computers, copier, library catalog, etc.; answering and routing calls; charging and discharging library materials; creating signs, flyers, and displays; and processing children’s library materials.

The successful candidate will enjoy and have experience working with children, tweens, and families; have strong knowledge of children’s literature and library services; have excellent customer service and communication skills; and be welcoming, courteous, and friendly to patrons of all ages. Strong computer and technology skills are essential.

Qualified applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree and have experience working with the public, including experience working directly with children. Previous library work strongly preferred. Experience with III’s Sierra ILS a plus.

The position is 20 hours per week, including one evening and every other Saturday, and is eligible for pro-rated sick, vacation, and holiday pay. $17.72/hour.

To apply, send a completed Town of Canton employment application and cover letter to:
Robert Skinner, Chief Administrative Officer
Town of Canton
PO Box 168
4 Market Street
Collinsville, CT 06022

Employment applications and a full job description are available at Canton Town Hall, at the Canton Public Library, and online at www.townofcantonct.org. Applications must be received by 4:30pm on September 25, 2017. EOE