Employment Opportunities

For any position listed below please complete the Employment Application and together with your resume email to selectoffice@southbury-ct.gov.

Please click here to download the Employment Application.

They can also be faxed to (203) 264-9762 or mailed to First Selectman’s Office, 501 Main Street South, Southbury, CT 06488.

Town of Southbury is ADA/EOE employer.


Full Time or Part Time Positions

Director of Public Works - Full Time. The Public Works Director is responsible for the management, administration, and the direct operation of the Department. Minimum qualifications require a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university with over 5 years of Municipal type public works and construction experience including 2 years supervisory experience. PE and municipal experience preferred. The starting salary for this position is negotiable depending on qualifications & experience (Salary Range: $70,000—$104,000). EEO/AA. Position open till filled with first screening Deadline of February 13, 2015. Click to view a detailed profile on position. Please email your resume and cover letter immediately to: Randi Frank Consulting, LLC randi@randifrank.com. (No need to fill out Employment Application for this position.)

Transportation Coordinator for Senior Services - Part Time – 20 hours per week. Coordinates operations and outreach for Transportation Program. Devises the overall schedule and takes requests for transportation. $15.00 per hour. Applications must be received by January 21, 2015.
Applications are available online or in the First Selectman's Office, 501 Main Street South, Southbury. ADA/EOE.

Laborer at the Solid Waste Disposal & Recycling at the Southbury Transfer Station - Part Time – 8 hrs. to 16 hrs. per week including Saturday and “fill-in” coverage, $14 per hour. Performs manual labor duties at the Transfer Station including monitoring and assisting in deposit of recycling materials, cleaning up debris and litter, placing and securing tarps on containers, preparing trailers for transport, loading materials, moving appliances, electronics and car batteries, clearing snow and ice from walkway and bins, checking vehicles for permits, and other manual work assignments. Open until filled.
Applications are available online or in the First Selectman's Office, 501 Main Street South, Southbury. ADA/EOE.


Per Diem (as needed) Positions

Per Diem Animal Control Officer to cover in the absence of the Animal Control Officer. Must be over the age of 18 and must have a valid Connecticut driver’s license, NACA Level 1 and/or 2 certification preferred and minimum 2 years of professional animal care experience. $12.50 per hour. Performs all essential duties related to Animal Control Department.

Per Diem Bus Driver to transport elderly and/or disabled Southbury residents to and from appointments and Senior Center. No prior experience necessary, although must hold State of Connecticut license with appropriate endorsements (minimum “F” endorsement), finger printing and current medical certificate from your physician. $13.00 per hour.

Per Diem Clerical Position to take and transcribe minutes of various Southbury Boards and Commissions as needed.

Per Diem Reference Librarian (Reference Department) - Masters in Library Science plus one year of related experience. A combination of experience and education may be acceptable. $16.60 per hour. Provides reference and reader’s advisory services to library patrons using special research skills. Instructs library patrons in the use of the public computers and electronic and print resources. May need to supervise Library Assistants as directed by the Head Librarian. May need to be responsible for opening and closing the library building on evening and weekends as directed by the Head Librarian.

Part Time (On Call) Winter Grounds Maintainer Position to perform skilled and unskilled manual work in general winter maintenance activities supplementing or filling in for full time Town employees. Work frequently involves heavy lifting and strenuous tasks performed out-of -doors involving exposure to varying climatic conditions. Selected individuals may perform the following activities: sweep or shovel snow, operate snow blower, spread sand and salt manually, chip or scrape ice from sidewalks or steps, plow and sand driveways and parking areas with pickup truck or light dump truck and other similar duties as assigned, plow and sand town roads with heavy dump truck, and other similar duties as assigned.

Part Time (On Call) Winter Highway Maintainer Position to perform skilled and unskilled manual work in general winter maintenance activities supplementing or filling in for full time Town employees. Work frequently involves heavy lifting and strenuous tasks performed out-of -doors involving exposure to varying climatic conditions. Selected individuals may perform the following activities: sweep or shovel snow, shovel sand from disabled sander, assist in plow or sander repairs, plow and sand driveways and parking areas with pickup truck or light dump truck, plow and sand town roads with heavy dump truck, and other similar duties as assigned. Road plowing experience and CDL license required for Highway position.

Applications are available online. ADA/EOE


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