Employment

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The City of Dover welcomes you to apply for one of the open positions listed below.  To apply, use the link shown in the TO APPLY column next to the corresponding position.

If you are unable to submit (electronically) using the links shown below, you may submit your Cover Letter & Resume or Cover Letter & Employment Application, by:

  • Emailing to:  jobs@dover.nh.gov

  • US Postal Mail:  EMPLOYMENT, City Manager's Office, 288 Central Avenue, Dover, NH 03820.
     
  • Drop off your application packet 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.


 

Dept.Job Title / DescriptionJob
Description    
 Vacancy
Announcement
To 
Apply

Community Services

TRUCK DRIVER-UTILITIES
Job Code:  19-001
Full-time, 40 hrs per wk  
Closing Date:  Open until filled

ReadViewClick HERE
to apply. 

Community Services

MAINTENANCE MECHANIC-UTILITIES
Job Code:  19-002
Full-time, 40 hrs per wk
Closing Date:  Open until filled

ReadViewClick HERE  to apply.

Police

PARKING ENFORCEMENT OFFICER
Job Code:  18-044
Per Diem, 5-10 hours per week 
Closing Date:  Open until filled

ReadViewClick HERE
to apply. 

Public Library

LIBRARY CUSTODIAN
Job Code:  18-040
Regular Part-Time, 20 hours per week  
Closing Date:  Open until filled

ReadViewClick HERE 
to apply

Public Library

LIBRARY PAGE-Afternoon/ Evening/Weekend
Job Code:  18-041
Regular Part-Time, 16-17 hours per week (Must be available from 2:30 pm to 8:30 pm Monday through Wednesday, 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm Thursday and Friday, 9am to 5pm on alternating Saturdays, and 12:45pm to 5:15pm on alternating Sundays)
Closing Date:  Open until filled

ReadViewClick HERE 
to apply. 

Community Services

MASTER ELECTRICIAN
Job Code:  18-043
Regular Full-Time, 40 hours per week  
Closing Date:  Open until filled

ReadViewClick HERE 
to  apply.

Recreation

LIFEGUARD 1
Job Code:  18-036
Seasonal Part-Time, hours vary  
Closing Date:  Open until filled.

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to apply.

Recreation

SWIM INSTRUCTOR 1
Job Code:  18-037
Seasonal Part-Time, hours vary
Closing Date:  Open until filled.

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to  apply.

Recreation

GYM ATTENDANT
Job Code:  18-026
Seasonal Part-Time, 25-29 hours per week
Closing Date: Open until filled.

ReadViewClick HERE 
to apply.

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.