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Welcome to the Avon Chamber of Commerce 
Career Opportunities Page

Chamber Members:  You may post your job openings by following this link Career Opportunities Postings

Job SeekersFor further information regarding any of the positions listed, please do not contact the Avon Chamber of Commerce but, instead, follow the contact instructions for each posting.


ONGOING PART TIME POSITIONS:

ONGOING - PART TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE FOR SENIORS OVER AGE 50 - Seniors Job Bank/Avon
A non-profit association dedicated to matching qualified professional seniors seeking part time employment with businesses actively seeking older workers
REQUIREMENTS:  Fill out the Need Work Service Provider Application - Upon completion of the application the Seniors Job Bank office will set up a convenient time for an interview.  The interview is necessary to ensure that they have applicants listed under the correct work projects. Following the interview and a background check approval, your name will be added to the service provider list. 

(posted 2/6/2014)


ONGOING PART TIME/FULL TIME POSITIONS:

ONGOING - PART TIME/FULL TIME CONSULTANT POSITIONS AVAILABLE - Personally Poetic Custom Jewelry
Profitable business with unlimited income potential.  Ground-Floor Opportunity.  Training Provided; Flexible Schedule; Be Your Own Boss.  Share and sell Personally Poetic Custom Jewelry for Men & Women, an heirloom-quality, wearable product that resonates with a wide variety of people.  Full- or Part-Time, through one-on-one appointments and/or small gatherings.  Looking to hire a minimum of three (3) Consultants in this area. 
REQUIREMENTS:  Candidates must be self-starters and have the desire to actively wear and share the product and experience with others, growing public awareness of the company and brand.  No cost to start; no experience required; seasoned professionals welcome. 

Contact: Dana Culligan, Consultant & Team Leader, Personally Poetic Custom Jewelry, 860.808.8262 (c), personallypoetic.com/dana, dana4bling@gmail.com

(posted 2/23/2018)


PART TIME POSITIONS 

DIRECT CARE STAFF - FOCUS Center for Autism
Level II Therapeutic Group Home -- Oversee the daily life and routines of residents and assist in the implementation of treatment plan goals.
DUTIES:  Ensure the safety and well-being of residents | Coach clients in social and life skills | Implement and monitor activities, appointments, responsibilities | Provide educational and vocational support | Provide written program documentation as required | Administer medication | Assist in the maintenance of house and property | Transport residents | Perform any other program or agency-related duties for special projects as directed by supervisor
QUALIFICATIONS:  Associate's Degree or 60 College Credits | Clear written and oral communication skills | Ability to work independently and as part of a team | Experience working with people on the autism spectrum and other related disabilities | Driver's License with clean driving record

Contact: Lauren Evans, Program Director, FOCUS Center for Autism, 126 Dowd Avenue, P.O. Box 452, Canton, CT  06019 lauren.evans@focuscenterforautism.org

(posted 3/5/2018)

BOOKKEEPER - Magna Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Center
8-12 hour Bookkeeper postion.  $22-$25/hour.  Candidate must have QuickBooks and Excel experience, as well as a good team oriented attitude.

Contact: Resume to brian@magnaphysicaltherapy.com

(posted 5/17/2018)

STORE WAREHOUSE ASSOCIATE - Raymour & Flanigan/Avon
EXPECTATIONS:  Loading and Unloading of Trailers | Loading of Furniture and Accessories in Customer Vehicles | Assembly of Furniture | Moving and Placement of Furniture on the Showroom Floor | Assisting with Inventory Control and Processes | Keeping the Warehouse and Showroom Organized | Accountable for Commitment to Raymour & Falnigan's Safety Procedures and Guidelines | Professional Communication and Interpersonal Skills | Attention to Detail and Ability to Prioritize in a Fast-Paced Environment | Posses Excellent Listening Skills and the Ability to Work Independently and with a Team | Perform Additional Functions That May be Assigned at the Discretion of Management
QUALIFICATIONS:  Must Have Solid Computer Skills | Must Be Responsible, Dependable and Able to Perform General Backroom Duties | High School Diploma or Equivalent | Must Be Available to Work Days, Nights, Weekends and Some Holidays
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Continuously Lift, Lower, Push, Pull All Sizes of Furniture Up To and In Excess of 100 lbs
RAYMOUR & FLANIGAN OFFERS COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION and a COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE:  Excellent Health, Dental & Vision Coverage | Health Savings Account | Flexible Spending Account | Training and Development | Tuition Reimbursement Program
SCHEDULE:  Saturday: 11:30AM-8PM, Tuesday: 2:30PM-8PM, Friday: 2:30PM-8PM

Contact: Ashley Kisluk, Regional Recruiter, Raymour & Flanigan, 15 Waterville Road, Avon, CT  06001   akisluk@raymourflanigan.com
(posted 10/30/2018)

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE - State Farm Agency/Avon
Do you enjoy helping people and going the extra mile?  Are you:  Reliable | Positive | Cheerful | A Joy To Be Around?   This position is ideal for a person with some corporate experience who is looking to get back in the workplace.  The majority of the job is working with existing customers -- no cold calling.  Will train the business.  Consideration will be given only to highly recommended people.

Contact: Ron Huston, Agent, at ron.huston.sbkb@statefarm.com
(posted 8/14/2018)


FULL TIME POSITIONS 

DIRECT CARE STAFF - FOCUS Center for Autism
Level II Therapeutic Group Home -- Oversee the daily life and routines of residents and assist in the implementation of treatment plan goals.
DUTIES:  Ensure the safety and well-being of residents | Coach clients in social and life skills | Implement and monitor activities, appointments, responsibilities | Provide educational and vocational support | Provide written program documentation as required | Administer medication | Assist in the maintenance of house and property | Transport residents | Perform any other program or agency-related duties for special projects as directed by supervisor
QUALIFICATIONS:  Associate's Degree or 60 College Credits | Clear written and oral communication skills | Ability to work independently and as part of a team | Experience working with people on the autism spectrum and other related disabilities | Driver's License with clean driving record

Contact: Lauren Evans, Program Director, FOCUS Center for Autism, 126 Dowd Avenue, P.O. Box 452, Canton, CT  06019  lauren.evans@focuscenterforautism.org

(posted 3/5/2018)

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE - INSURANCE - Peter M. Bakker Agency
Long-standing, independent insurance agency is seeking a full time Customer Service/Account Executive.  Knowledge of commercial and/or personal insurance products required.  Individuals should have strong computer skills, proficient in MS Office 2007; experience in Applied Management System or AMS System is helpful.  Experience in an agency is preferred but will consider Insurance Company experience or other strong customer service experience.  Property and Casualty License or Adjuster's License is desirable.

Contact: Peggy Bakker, Executive Assistant, Peter M. Bakker Agency, 302 West Main Street, Suite 206, Avon, CT 06001 hr@bakkerinsurance.com

(posted 11/22/2016)

STORE WAREHOUSE ASSOCIATE - Raymour & Flanigan/Avon
EXPECTATIONS:  Loading and Unloading of Trailers | Loading of Furniture and Accessories in Customer Vehicles | Assembly of Furniture | Moving and Placement of Furniture on the Showroom Floor | Assisting with Inventory Control and Processes | Keeping the Warehouse and Showroom Organized | Accountable for Commitment to Raymour & Falnigan's Safety Procedures and Guidelines | Professional Communication and Interpersonal Skills | Attention to Detail and Ability to Prioritize in a Fast-Paced Environment | Posses Excellent Listening Skills and the Ability to Work Independently and with a Team | Perform Additional Functions That May be Assigned at the Discretion of Management
QUALIFICATIONS:  Must Have Solid Computer Skills | Must Be Responsible, Dependable and Able to Perform General Backroom Duties | High School Diploma or Equivalent | Must Be Available to Work Days, Nights, Weekends and Some Holidays
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Continuously Lift, Lower, Push, Pull All Sizes of Furniture Up To and In Excess of 100 lbs
RAYMOUR & FLANIGAN OFFERS COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION and a COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE:  Excellent Health, Dental & Vision Coverage | 401 (k) with a Company Match | Paid Vacation and Holidays | Health Savings Account | Flexible Spending Account | Training and Development | Tuition Reimbursement Program | Generous Merchandise Discount | Short & Long Term Disability | Group Life Insurance | Specified Disease Insurance | Retention Bonus Program
SCHEDULE:  Monday: 11:30AM-8PM, Tuesday: 10AM-6:30PM, Wednesday: 11:30AM-8PM, Thursday: 11:30AM-8PM, Friday: 10AM-6:30PM

Contact: Ashley Kisluk, Regional Recruiter, Raymour & Flanigan, 15 Waterville Road, Avon, CT  06001   akisluk@raymourflanigan.com
(posted 10/30/2018)

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE - Rushford/Avon
Focuses on excellent internal and external customer service.  Provides dedicated support to programs and/or departments as a member of a team to ensure team coverage to all critical functions.  Commitment to access to services, quality and financial strength of organization. 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Manages multi-line telephone system efficiently in a professional manner and demonstrates sound judgment when appropriately triaging phone calls and visitors; providing assistance with respect and courtesy | Acts in a professional manner with all Rushford customers and employees; treats all people with respect and courtesy | Ensures that clients understand Rushford's financial policies and the client's own financial responsibility prior to admission or as needed while in treatment.  Obtains client signatures for financial responsibility and direct payment of benefits prior to the rendering of services.  Responds to client inquiries ( in person or via phone) prior to treatment regarding financial policies and client financial responsibilities.  Assists clients in preparing financial aid applications when necessary | Obtains, maintains and updates client demographic and financial information | Verified third party payor eligibility/benefits and obtains authorization before services are rendered.  Responds to all client inquiries regarding benefits and financial responsibility with respect and courtesy | Operates and troubleshoots office equipment including: copiers, printers and fax machines.  Monitor and order supplies, including schedules and brochures, and process calls for equipment service as necessary | Manages client and administrative records according to policy and procedure, maintaining confidentiality at all times | Performs administrative duties, including but not limited to word processing, maintaining spreadsheets, data entry and filing | Ability to perform multiple tasks under strict deadlines along with variations in workload/duties and maintain flexibility throughout | Assists co-workers as needed, sharing expertise, cross-training, spreading workload during peak times | Collects and posts all in-person client payments | Works with program staff to support program utilization, productivity and financial goals | Performs other administrative duties as assigned by Manager.
QUALIFICATIONS:  Associate's Degree or Technical College certificate strongly preferred | Minimum of two years experience in an administrative, customer service or healthcare reimbursement environment.  Extensive experience in healthcare customer service considered in lieu of other experience | Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office and databases (client accounts software) | Exceptional organizational skills, with attention to detail; Excellent communication skills (verbal & written) | Self-motivated and independent individual willing to work in a team environment.

Contact CLICK HERE to APPLY

(posted 3/22/2018)

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE - State Farm Agency/Avon
Do you enjoy helping people and going the extra mile?  Are you:  Reliable | Positive | Cheerful | A Joy To Be Around?   This position is ideal for a person with some corporate experience who is looking to get back in the workplace.  The majority of the job is working with existing customers -- no cold calling.  Will train the business.  Consideration will be given only to highly recommended people.

Contact: Ron Huston, Agent, at ron.huston.sbkb@statefarm.com
(posted 8/14/2018)

 

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