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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 

Seasonal Employment 2019

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 now being accepted. Applications may be mailed or dropped off to the CAO Office (Town Hall 4 Market Street P.O. 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.

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  • 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).
  • 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 Kellie Faust, Recreation Supervisor at  kfaust@townofcantonct.org  or call 860-693-5808.


Summer Aide for Children’s Services @ Canton Public Library

The Canton Public Library seeks a Summer Aide for Children’s Services. This is a temporary, part-time position which requires library and children’s programming experience.

Responsibilities of the position include: helping to prepare, present and clean up children’s library programs; working at the Children’s Room service desk answering questions from patrons, assisting with computers, and helping patrons with the summer reading program; assisting with collection maintenance and displays; performing other duties as requested or assigned.

The position is 20 hours per week on average for the months of July and August only. Position may start in mid to late June as budget permits. Must be available to work flexible hours, including evenings. $12.14 per hour.

Requirements: High School diploma with experience working with children and familiarity with children’s literature preferred. Strong computer skills a must. Must be able to learn routine library procedures, follow oral and written instructions, and communicate clearly and courteously with co-workers and the public.

The full job description can be found here or at the Canton Public Library. Applications will be accepted until April 8, 2019, and may be directed to the Town of Canton, 4 Market Street, PO Box 168, Collinsville, CT 06022. Attention: Robert Skinner. EOE.