Employment

The City of Dover welcomes you to apply for one of the open positions listed below.  Choices to apply are listed in the TO APPLY column next to the corresponding position.

If you choose to submit your Cover Letter & Resume or Cover Letter & Employment Application, you may do so by instructions below:

  • We now accept emailed application packets!   Email to:  jobs@dover.nh.gov

  • Mail your originals to us by mailing to:  EMPLOYMENT, City Manager's Office, 288 Central Avenue, Dover, NH 03820.
     
  • Drop off your application to the City Manager's Office or the Application Drop Slot at City Hall during regular business hours.   

Make sure to submit your information prior to the closing date of the particular position you are applying for. Applications, Job Descriptions and Vacancy Announcements are also available at the front entrance of City Hall.  
Faxed information is not accepted.


 

DepartmentJob Title / DescriptionJob
Description    
 Vacancy
Announcement
To 
Apply

Public Library

BUILDING MAINTENANCE MECHANIC
Job Code:  18-017
Regular Full-Time, 40 hours per week. (37.5 hours weekdays and 2.5 hours Saturday mornings)
Closing Date: Open until filled.

ReadViewClick HERE to submit Cover Letter with Application or Cover Letter with Resume

Finance

CLERK TYPIST I - Utility Billing
Job Code:  18-016
Regular Part-Time, 27.5 hours per week.  M-F 10:00 am to 3:30 pm
Closing Date: November 27, 2017

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Recreation

GYM ATTENDANT
Job Code:  18-015
Seasonal Part-Time, 25-30 hours per week
Closing Date: Nov 14, 2017

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Community Services

SEASONAL MAINTENANCE WORKER
Job Code:  18-011
Seasonal Full-Time, 40 hours per week, 6 month position. 
Closing Date: Open until filled.

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Recreation

LIFEGUARDS
Job Code:  17-033
Seasonal Part-Time, hours vary 
Closing Date: Open until filled.

ReadViewClick HERE to submit Cover Letter with Application or Cover Letter with Resume

Recreation

SWIM INSTRUCTOR
Job Code:  16-033
Seasonal Part-Time, hours vary 
Closing Date: Open until filled.

ReadViewClick HERE to submit Cover Letter with Application or Cover Letter with Resume

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):


Will the City accept late applications / resumes?
Under no circumstances will the City accept an application beyond the closing date.

Do I have to submit a City of Dover Employment Application?  
No. You also have the option of sending in a Cover Letter AND Resume instead of the application.  

I applied for a position and I’m wondering what the status is?
You will hear from the hiring department; either by phone, postal mail, or email regarding the position you applied for. Applications are not reviewed by the hiring department until after the closing date. This does take some time and we ask that you be patient.

Can I submit an application for a position that is not currently open?
No, the City of Dover does not accept applications for jobs that are not currently open. The City of Dover does not keep applications on file for future openings.

If I am offered a position with the City of Dover are there any additional requirements that will be expected of me?
Any offer of employment may be contingent upon job related factors, including but not limited to, testing of job related skills; successful completion of a physical examination; verification of your former employment and references; a thorough background investigation, including criminal record and motor vehicle record checks; and appropriate drug testing. All conditional offer requirements will be identified to you in writing.

If you are hired for a position, you will be required to present proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

It is important to please read the Vacancy Announcement, Position Description and Employment Application in full for the position which you are applying for. 

The City of Dover is an Equal Opportunity Employer.