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Recreation Coordinator – Full Time 35 Hours Per Week 
Exciting opportunity in senior recreation. Do you want to be part of the future of the Meriden senior center? This is a great time to work in downtown Meriden. This is responsible recreation work involving the organizing and implementing of recreational activities for elderly citizens. Work involves responsibility for planning, supervising and coordinating varied recreational programs. Duties include making arrangements for trips, coordinating dances and special events, maintaining personal contact with the public in order to provide information concerning programs, and preparing schedules and newsletters. Completion of a two-year college program in recreation or elderly services plus two years of experience in recreation planning or administration, or an equivalent combination of education and qualifying experience on a year-for-year basis. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including some weekend and evening hours. Must be willing to run errands and do shopping for the senior center. Must have and maintain a valid Connecticut State driver’s license. Salary $19.87. Applications are available in the Personnel Department, City Hall, Room #235, 142 East Main Street, or www.meridenct.gov. Last day to apply is Thursday, April 30, 2015. The City of Meriden has an anti-nepotism policy. Please review the policy on the City of Meriden website. E.O.E.

Full Time Librarian I - Children's Librarian  
The Meriden Public Library is seeking a dynamic, individual to join our Children’s Services team. This position requires knowledge of children’s literature and reading interests, an understanding of early childhood development and learning, and the ability to relate to children and adults. The core responsibilities include assisting the Head of Children’s Services in collection development, programming, marketing of services to the public, readers’ advisory, and performing outreach through community agencies and schools. In addition, the Children’s Librarian may represent the Library in collaborative projects with local and regional partners. Qualifications: Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school or a Bachelor’s Degree supplemented by completed graduate level courses and enrollment in a graduate program which will lead to the Master of Library Science Degree within two years of employment. Course work or experience related to children’s services a must. Some nights and weekends required. Current salary starts at $48,297 which increases to $53,580 after a year’s probation. Includes a full benefit package. Applications are available in the Personnel Department, City Hall, Room #235, 142 East Main Street, or www.meridenct.gov. Last day to apply is Thursday, April 30, 2015. The City of Meriden has an anti-nepotism policy. Please review the policy on the City of Meriden website. E.O.E.

Assistant Purchasing Agent-Temporary/Part Time 
Assistant Purchasing Agent City of Meriden seeks a temporary part time Assistant Purchasing Agent 20 hours; 4 days per week; to assist with purchasing work such as reviewing contracts and assisting Department Heads with RFP's for vendors and materials. Must have at least 5 years experience in municipal purchasing and at least the Assistant Director level. Salary DOE. Apply on line at www.meridenct.gov or send resumes to Caroline Beitman, Personnel Department, City Hall, 142 East Main Street, CT 06450. Last date to apply is Sunday, May 31, 2015. E. O. E.