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The Human Resources Department of the City of Canton, Ohio is responsible for all major personnel management functions throughout city government.  They handle most employee-related responsibilities for the city, including (but not limited to) health benefit administration, record-keeping, and general personnel duties.

In addition, the Human Resources Department also assists the Canton Civil Service Commission in the hiring and promotion of all classified employees within city government.

For those seeking employment with the City of Canton in a classified position:
Go to to apply for jobs at the City of Canton.

Most positions in city government are considered classified, which means that applicants must complete a civil service exam to be considered for the opening.

For those seeking employment with the City of Canton in a non-classified position, please contact the Human Resources Department at (330) 438-4136.  Very few positions in city government are considered non-classified, with the majority of those best described as management positions.

To learn more about the Human Resources Department or if you have questions that are not answered by this page, please contact the HR department at the information located to the right.

Summer/Seasonal Employment Program (2019)
By Amy Cole
Posted: Apr 30, 2019

April 30, 2019


Each year, the City of Canton has opportunities for seasonal employment.

The majority of these positions are labor-intensive, involving tasks such as trash removal, mowing, weed-eating, and general labor. Most are outdoors.

A small number of positions may be available for clerical or administrative work. These positions involve tasks such as answering phones, typing and filing.

Budgets dictate how many positions are available.

Interested candidates should complete applications and submit them along with resumes or …

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