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The City of Claremont has an immediate opening for a public works director.  With a population of 13,300 citizens Claremont has all the amenities of a large city, yet maintained a strong sense of community and citizen connection to government.  The City maintains an infrastructure of 126 miles of roads, 90 miles of water transmission lines and 70 miles of sewer lines.  We contract out operations of our water and waste treatment plant.  The Department of Public works provides maintenance and repair services of the City’s roads, sidewalks, signs, water and sewer lines, transfer station and city owned cemeteries on a $8 million fiscal budget.

The Director will be able to provide the high level of expertise needed to successfully implement the vision for the Public Works Department.  This person must be highly organized, decisive and an innovative leader with superb interpersonal skills, judgment and integrity. Candidates must also be results-orientated and committed to providing leadership that will inspire, motivate and empower staff to achieve established goals.   

A bachelor’s degree with major study in Civil Engineering plus fifteen years of progressively responsible experience in areas directly related to highway construction and maintenance, municipal water and sewer systems, wastewater treatment plants and sanitary landfill with at least five years of progressively responsible management and supervisory experience or a combination which provides the required knowledge, skills and ability. City residence required within 18 months of hire.
Salary is up to $92,842 D.O.E., with a generous benefit package.  A full job description is available here.

Interested candidates should send a confidential comprehensive resume with a compelling cover letter, salary history and references to:

City Hall
Human Resources
58 Opera House Square
Claremont, NH  03743  

Position will remain open until filled.  Offers of employment are contingent pending successful completion of pre-employment requirements which include criminal background checks, physical and drug screening.  

The City of Claremont is an Equal Opportunity Employer


The Claremont Police Department is seeking a highly motivated person to serve as part-time Administrative Secretary to assist the City’s Prosecutor. The individual will be performing highly responsible clerical and record-keeping duties, requiring extensive knowledge of computers and working knowledge of office practices. Significant amounts of typing and filing. Associate’s Degree or equivalent training and experience is required.  The position starts at $14 hourly. 

Apply on line or to the Human Resources Coordinator, City Hall, 58 Opera House Square, Claremont, NH  03743

Please click here for a complete job description. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been selected. Offers of employment are conditional pending all pre-employment requirements.

The City of Claremont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The City of Claremont, New Hampshire is seeking an experienced professional for the position of Chief Assessor, with emphasis on commercial appraising. Claremont a community of (aprx.) 13,400 citizens and 5500 +/- parcels borders Vermont and is surrounded by the beauty of the mountains.

This position will be responsible for setting and defending property values for residential, commercial, and industrial properties. Knowledge of utility assessments is a plus but not required. Other responsibilities include managing the assessment and appraisal functions, maintaining the property tax list, maintaining and updating the GIS mapping system, providing appraisal support to the city administration staff, and educating and informing the citizens on the assessment process.  This position is appointed by the City Manager and reports directly to the City Manager.

Interested candidates should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, real estate, or related field with 5 years of relevant experience which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities, of the position.  In addition, DRA Certified Property Assessor Supervisor Approval, and Certified New Hampshire Assessor Designation required or attainable within the one year probationary period.  Candidates must possess proficient mathematic skills, communication skills (written & oral), and computer technology skills – familiarity with Vision CAMA System & ESRI Products a plus! The City of Claremont will be contracting with a firm to undertake a full re-evaluation in fiscal year 2019.

This is a position pays $81,237 enhanced with an excellent benefits package including, vacation time, sick time, personal time, health plan, dental, enrollment into the NH retirement system, 3 tax deferred opt. retirement plans, and more!  

Qualified candidates must submit their credentials to:

Human Resources Coordinator
City of Claremont
58 Opera House Sq.,
Claremont, NH  03743
Or by email:  hr@claremontnh.com

Please click here for a complete job description. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been selected. Offers of employment are conditional pending all pre-employment requirements.

The City of Claremont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Claremont Parks & Recreation Department has immediate openings for part-time Front Desk Staff.  The qualified candidates will perform various customer service and clerical duties.  Duties include reception, program registration, filing, account and record-keeping, information processing and scheduling. Professionalism, positive attitude and dependability a must. Shifts available include weekday mornings, afternoons and evenings, as well as weekends.   Wages up to $12.50 depending on experience.

Qualified candidates must successfully complete pre-employment requirements which may include criminal background check, physical and drug screenings.

Jobs will remain open until filled. Please click here for a complete job description. 

The City of Claremont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Claremont Police Dept. is seeking certified and non-certified, career oriented, intellectual, motivated applicants to fill full time Police Officer positions.   The selected candidates must be able to complete the NH Police Standards & Training Full Time Academy if non-certified, possess excellent verbal & written communication skills, pass a thorough background investigation including, but not limited to, a polygraph, physical & drug screen.
The City offers:
• Base pay $42,600.91 -  $49,535.94  relevant w/experience
• Possible sign in bonus
• Paid vacation, paid personal & sick leave, 11 paid holidays
• Health Insurance, Dental, Life, Short Term Disability
• Enrollment with NH State Retirement (plus more!)
Apply to: Human Resources Coordinator
58 Opera House Square
Claremont, NH 03743
Or by email to:  hr@claremontnh.com

Job will remain open until filled.

View job description here.

The City of Claremont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Claremont Savings Bank Community Center (CSBCC) has an immediate opening for an aquatic class instructor and fitness class instructor. We are looking for a passionate person who is ready to lead our growing program. The ideal candidate will be willing to inspire our participants to achieve their full potential.  We want our staff to display strong character, integrity, and promote a positive environment.  Salary will be commensurate based on experience; additional income opportunities are available for motivated candidates. Experience is preferred, but we are willing to train the right candidate.
This position will remain open until filled.  Interested individuals must submit resumes, cover letter and applications to the Human Resources Coordinator at City Hall, 58 Opera House Square, Claremont, NH 03743 or e-mail Human Resource Coordinator at hr@claremontnh.com
Pre-employment requirements (physical/drug screen and criminal background check) are terms and conditions of employment. 

The City of Claremont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Parks & Recreation Department is seeking to fill the position(s) of Lifeguards. Life guarding responsibilities include monitoring participant's safety in the pool, maintenance of the pool, pool area, and locker rooms, maintaining records of pool usage, chemical testing and maintaining proper water balances in the pool.
The successful candidate must be a proficient swimmer. Prior lifeguard experience preferred but will train qualified individuals. The selected candidate must successfully pass pre-employment requirements of a physical, drug screening, and criminal background search.
Wages start at $7.25 per hour through $15.00 depending upon experience. Hours of work may vary depending upon the staffing needs of the department.

  • American Red Cross Lifeguard Training (or equivalent)
  • CPR for the Professional Rescuer
Interested candidates must submit resumes and applications to the Human Resources Coordinator, City Hall, 58 Opera House Sq., Claremont, NH 03743, or by email to: hr@claremontnh.com 

The City of Claremont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

View full job description here.

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