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Senior Center Program Assistant 
Senior Center Program Assistant The City of Meriden is hiring a full time, 35 hours per week Senior Center Program Assistant to assist in the general operations of the Meriden Senior Center. This position is responsible for coordinating the federal elderly nutrition lunch program and kitchen operations, including working daily in the kitchen with portioning and serving food as well as completing daily and monthly reports. Working under the general supervision of the Senior Affairs Administrator, this position will also assist with general Center operations including answering phones, maintaining inventory of supplies, and working on marketing materials, activities, special events, and other services for Senior Center members. The ideal candidate should have a high school diploma and one (1) year of college level coursework in Recreation or related field, and one (1) year working with the elderly population, or equivalent combination of education and experience. The candidate must possess a valid Connecticut state driverís license and a Food Handlers Certification (or must obtain the certification within 3 months of hire). Occasional weekend or evening work may be required during special events or activities. Starting salary is $14.18 per hour. Applicants can apply on line at, or applications are available in the Personnel Department, City Hall, 142 East Main Street, Room #235. The last date to apply is Monday, October 31, 2016. E.O.E.

Substitute School Crossing Guard  
Substitute School Crossing Guards This is routine work in safeguarding the passage of school children across heavily traveled streets. Responsible for protecting the lives of school children crossing at dangerous traffic points. Scheduled hours to cover the morning, noon and afternoon when children are traveling to and from school. Some knowledge of municipal traffic regulations. Must have valid CT driverís license, own transportation, home phone and be willing to work in all types of weather. Applications are available in the Personnel Department 142 East Main Street, Room #235 or apply on line at Last date to apply is Friday, September 30, 2016. E.O.E.