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Employment Opportunities

The Town is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority/Women Business Enterprises are encouraged to apply.

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AA/EOE/ADA

Employment of Minors in Connecticut

Open Positions:

Full Time Road/Highway Maintainer II/Mechanic

Job Summary: The purposes of this position are to maintain and repair motor vehicles and power equipment, be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of light and heavy vehicles, heavy equipment and power equipment on assign projects or activities of a public works nature which may entail road, bridge and sidewalk construction and maintenance; storm water drainage/flood control maintenance and construction; building repairs, maintenance of parks and town facility grounds; tree work and road side mowing, etc., as needed. An individual in this position is also expected to perform many different types of maintenance and repair work and manual labor in addition to driving CDL vehicles and operating heavy equipment. The Maintainer II/Mechanic is responsible for maintaining and improving upon the efficiency and effectiveness of all areas under his/her direction and control

Qualifications: The qualifications required would generally be acquired with a High School Diploma or GED with over 3 years of construction and heavy vehicle driving experience; or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training; and an additional year's experience and/or training in the repair of trucks and/or heavy equipment. Must have and maintain: A valid CT Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Class B and be able to obtain a Class A license within one year; the cost of the Class A license will be paid for by the Town of Durham unless employee leaves employment within 1-year of completion of CDLA.
Must submit to CDL Drug testing regulations.

Application Process: Application, Resume and Cover Letter indicating your experience in work listed above required to be mailed to First Selectman, Town of Durham, P.O. Box 428, Durham, CT 06422 or by email to: clawrence@townofdurhamct.org

For Application and job description contact Charles Lawrence at 860-349-3625 or by email clawrence@townofdurhamct.org

Position open until filled. AA/EOE

 

Library Page/Shelver

7.5 hours per week /$14.00 per hour
Preferred Qualifications:
Applicable library experience
Required Competencies:
Must be 16 years of age
Ability to read, write, and alphabetize
Ability to learn the Dewey Decimal system and other library filing systems
Familiarity with office computer applications
Ability to communicate effectively with staff and patrons.
Attention to detail
Essential Functions:
Returns items to shelve accurately
Assists with maintaining order of collection
Assists with creating displays
Assists with preparations for library programs
Assists with maintaining order and cleanliness of library
In addition to essential functions, all employees are expected to carry out other duties as assigned

To apply please send a resume and three references to Christine Michaud, Library Director, at cmichaud@durhamlibrary.org and complete the online Library Shelver Assessment. Deadline for submission is 5:00 p.m. on Monday, August 15.


Finance Clerk

The purposes of this position are to perform responsible bookkeeping, technical and clerical work under supervision. The work involves processing accounts payable, entering purchase orders, auditing all aspects of accounts payable, processing payroll; reconcile accounts, and perform a variety of other routine and complex transactions, administrative tasks, and otherwise maintain detailed financial records. The Finance Clerk is responsible for maintaining and improving upon the efficiency and effectiveness of all areas under his/her direction and control.

Qualifications: Must have a High School Diploma or GED with more than 3 years’ increasingly responsible work experience preferably in bookkeeping, banking and customer service or working in a municipal office; or any equivalent combination of education, work experience and training.

Send application, cover letter and resume to Beth Moncata, Town of Durham, P.O. Box 428, Durham, CT 06422.
This position will remain open until filled. AA/EOE

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Executive Assistant to First Selectman

The Town of Durham is seeking an experienced professional to serve as the Executive Assistant to the First Selectmen. The purposes of this position are to provide administrative, secretarial, and clerical services and related work products in support of the First Selectman. 

Qualifications: Qualifications required would generally be acquired with an Associate's Degree in business administration or related field; more than 3 years of business, accounting or municipal experience, customer service and computer experience required; or a High School Degree (GED) and more than 5 years of experience; or any equivalent combination of education, work experience and training. 

Send application, cover letter and resume to Beth Moncata, Town of Durham, P.O. Box 428, Durham, CT 06422.
This position will remain open until filled. AA/EOE

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