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Want to be an integral part of a dynamic department, city and community? The City of Claremont has a vacancy for a part time secretary for the Fire Department. This is a position for someone looking to be part of a team. Schedule Monday through Friday, hours flexible up to 28 hours, mornings preferred. Position provides day-to-day direction and assistance to fire captains This position has contact with the public along with significant contact with other City department. Some of the daily functions include preparation of letters, administration of multifamily housing and rental assistance program activities for the City, scheduling, updates the department’s website, inventory, invoicing, and various reports.

Hourly wages are based upon knowledge and experience up to $15.90. This is a clerical union position. Benefits include paid holiday and vacation.

Position will remain open till filled. Interested candidates should apply to the Human Resources Coordinator, 58 Opera House Square, Claremont, NH 03743, or by email to hr@claremontnh.com.

The City of Claremont is an equal opportunity employer. All job offers are contingent on successful completion of pre-employment testing requirements.

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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.

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. 

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  or                                      hr@claremontnh.com


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Do you have good interpersonal skills and enjoy working with the public? The City of Claremont, NH has an immediate opening for the position of full time Building Inspector in the Planning & Development Department. This position is responsible for code enforcement, inspecting residential buildings, commercial buildings and alterations for compliance with City, State and Federal codes and regulations, ensuring that they meet property maintenance, plumbing, mechanical, electrical and building codes.

For more information visit our website at www.claremontnh.com. Submit credentials to: Human Resources Coordinator, City of Claremont, 58 Opera House Square, Claremont, NH 03743. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of pre-employment requirements. This position will remain open till filled. The City of Claremont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Minute Taker for Boards and commissions

The City of Claremont is seeking an experienced minute taker for our Boards and Commission meetings. These meetings can be held during the day and some evenings. Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft applications, minute taking, strong administrative skills, and ability to translate notes from any meeting into submissable documents within 5 days of meeting date.

This is a temporary assignment paying $10 hourly. Qualified candidates may apply to: Human Resources, 58 Opera House Square, Claremont, NH 03743 or at www.claremontnh.com.

Offers of employment are conditional pending the successful completion of pre-employment requirements, which include drug screening and background checks. 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 $12.00 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.


The City of Claremont, NH is seeking currently certified Full-Time officers to fill Full-Time officer vacancies. The City of Claremont has a population of 13,400 people providing an active policing atmosphere with a rural life style. The Claremont Police Department is a CALEA Recognized Agency. 

To apply: Please submit a cover letter with resume to: Chief Alexander Scott, Esq., Claremont Police Department, 1 Police Court, Claremont, NH 03743. Resumes accepted until positions are filled. The City offers: 

          *Competitive wages relevant w/experience
          *Paid vacation, paid personal & sick leave, 11 paid holidays
          *Health Insurance, Dental, Life, Short Terms. Disability
          *Enrollment with NH State Retirement (plus more!)

Visit www.claremontnh.com for a complete job description. Job will remain open until filled. The City of Claremont is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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The Claremont Police Dept. is accepting applications and resumes for part time Communication Specialists to answer incoming telephone calls received at the Emergency Dispatch Center for the City of Claremont. Communications Specialists are responsible for dispatching information via radio, telephone and verbally to police, fire, emergency medical services, and other agencies responsible for the delivery of requested or required services. Other responsibilities include maintaining a log of all calls received including the nature of the call, the location of the call, and the applicable response information or data concerning the dispatch of services. Communication Specialists serve as a receptionist at the Claremont Police Dept. as well as performing a variety of clerical duties. The selected candidates must posses the abilities to communicate and interact well, effectively, and efficiently with the public, as well as with other staff and agencies that are responsible for responding to the situation. Selected candidates must also posses the abilities to think and act quickly while remaining calm and calming others, to focus on the immediate situation and act accurately under stressful emergency and non-emergency situations. Individuals must be team players!

Interested individuals must submit resumes and applications to the Human Resources Coordinator at City Hall, 58 Opera House Square, Claremont, NH 03743. Pre-employment requirements (physical/drug screen/criminal background check) are terms and conditions of all employment. This position will remain open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer

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Address: 58 Opera House Square, Claremont, N.H. 03743-2677
Phone: 603-542-7026 Ext. 0298
Fax: 603-542-7014