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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.  

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 


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

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Park and Recreation Department Seasonal Employment 2017

Are you looking for a rewarding position working with children and the community? Are you a responsible, hardworking and energetic individual that wants to make a difference? Consider applying for one of Canton Parks and Recreation Department’s seasonal job openings.
Applications  are accepted starting January 3, 2017, and may be mailed or dropped off to:

Robert Skinner, Chief Administrative Officer
Town of Canton
4 Market Street
PO Box 168
Collinsville, CT 06022

Don’t wait to apply, candidates will be contacted and hired on a rolling basis and positions may close at any time.

• Recreation Program Assistant (Internship) - Candidate must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate level program in recreation and leisure services or closely related field.
• Pool Supervisor (Lifeguard/WSI Certification preferred)
• Front Desk Attendant (Mills Pond Pool)
• American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard
• American Red Cross Certified Water Safety Instructor
• Park/Pool Maintenance
• Water Safety Instructor Aide (This is a volunteer opportunity that requires you to first enroll in the WSI Aide program through www.cantonrec.org).
• CAST (Canton Amateur Seasonal Theater Program) Assistant
• After School Program Counselor
• After School Program Supervisor
• Summer Camp Supervisor
• Summer Camp Counselor
• C.I.T. Counselor-in-Training (This is a volunteer opportunity. Requires CIT application)

Please visit www.cantonrec.org to view job descriptions. For any questions please contact Joshua Medeiros, Director of Parks and Recreation jmedeiros@townofcantonct.org or call 860-693-5808.


Library Page

The Canton Public Library is seeking a part-time Library Page. Position is 3-6 hours per week, and every third 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.  Click on the following links for the application and full job description.  $10.10/hour as of January 1, 2017. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Applications may be mailed or dropped off to Chief Administrative Officer Robert Skinner, Canton Town Hall, 4 Market Street, PO Box 168, Collinsville, CT 06022. EOE.