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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 



We are pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Summer Youth Employment Program. This program has two positions available. The Summer Youth Employment Program for 2017 is open to Canton youth who are town residents and must be between the ages of 16 and 17 as of June 26, 2017; the first day of the program. Youth in the program must have written permission from their parents or guardians, provide a copy of their most recent report card and (once selected to participate) submit Working Papers. Participants will receive $10.10 per hour and work 25 hours per week. Actual employment dates will be from June 26, 2017 through August 18, 2017, a period of eight weeks. This is a non-benefited, temporary position. Assignment will be explained and performed under the guidance of town staff to ensure a safe and efficient work environment. All work is intended to be meaningful, help motivate career consideration, develop good work habits and promote the Town of Canton. The required dress will be appropriate to the work assignment. Participants will work out of the Department of Public Works, Building Maintenance Division. The two positions will assist with various work assignments in several town buildings/grounds reporting to the Building Maintenance Supervisor.

Duties and Responsibilities:
*Office Work
*Emptying trash & recyclables
*Cleaning windows
*Preparing rooms for meetings
*Weeding & watering flower beds
*Interior painting

Minimum Qualifications:
*All genders are encouraged to apply
*Must be available to work a range of hours between 7AM - 3:30 PM, Monday-Friday
*Ability to lift 15 pounds
*Ability to work in all types of weather (indoors, air conditioned buildings as well as outdoors in the summer heat, rain)
*Ability to work with supervision and independently
*Willingness to learn many aspects of the Building Maintenance Division

*Must be responsible, punctual and respectful
*Ability to interact with all town employees
*Excellent communication skills

Job Requirements:
Applications and accompanying documents must be received by May 24, 2017 at 12:00 Noon. Applications may be dropped off at Canton Town Hall or mailed to:
Town of Canton
Robert Skinner, Chief Administrative Officer
PO Box 168
Collinsville, CT 06022

Town of Canton is an EOE


TEMPORARY Part Time Tax Clerk 

The Town of Canton is accepting applications for a 10 hour a week, temporary part-time Tax Clerk. Applicants with strong cashier, typing, computer knowledge and customer service experience preferred. Must be bondable and work well with the general public, other employees and Town Officials. Pay range is $10.10-$15.00 per hour based on experience. Projected start date is June 23, 2017. The position is expected to last approximately 6 weeks.  Applications and resumes are due by Friday, May 26, 2017 at 12:00 noon to Town of Canton, 4 Market Street, P.O. Box 168, Collinsville, CT 06022, attention Robert Skinner. EOE.



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 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.