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Employment Opportunities

Water Distribution Maintainer 
Water Distribution Maintainer This is semi-skilled and skilled mechanical work in the maintenance, repair and construction of municipal water distribution systems and operation of complex specialized maintenance and construction equipment. High school graduate or equivalent/trade school. Considerable experience in water maintenance and construction work. Considerable experience in the operation and maintenance of trucks and other specialized automotive equipment. Must possess a CDL Class B; Distribution Operator I certification required. Starting salary $23.00 per hour, 40 hr. work week; Full benefit package. Apply on line at or applications are available in the Personnel Department, City Hall, 142 East Main Street. Last date to apply is Friday, October 2, 2015. E.O.E.

Director of Planning/Development and Enforcement 
Director of Planning/Development and Enforcement The City of Meriden seeks an energetic and forward thinking professional to fill the position of Director of Development and Enforcement. Meriden is a mid-sized CT city of approximately 60,000 people. The City boasts beautiful parks and walking trails. Currently there are exciting new transit oriented development projects happening focusing on a new train station as well as a city center park surrounded by new buildings. The City has a vibrant Economic Development Department and a City Manager form of government. This position is unique in that it supervises a staff of approximately 11 in areas of both Planning/Zoning and Building/Housing. The City offers a 401a defined contribution pension plan with 5 percent match; 3 weeks vacation a year to start; a high deductible health plan, disability and life insurance. Masterís Degree in Urban Planning or a related field. Certification as a Planner by the American Institution of Certified Planners (AICP) is preferred. Considerable experience (5 plus years) in a responsible administrative capacity preferably in a public agency. 5 plus years supervisory experience with a staff of over five in a municipal or public setting. Salary, $118,000. Resumes along with 3 professional references may be submitted to Caroline Beitman, Personnel Director, 142 East Main Street, Meriden, CT 06450 or on line at The closing date is 5:00 P.M.,Friday, October 9, 2015.

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, October 30, 2015. E.O.E.