Employment

The City of Dover welcomes you to apply for one of the open positions listed below. If you would like to apply for a position listed, simply download a City of Dover Employment Application, complete, sign and return the application to us.  

Options to submit an application:

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

  • Mail your original application 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 City of Dover Employment Application 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 applications are not accepted.


DepartmentJob Title / DescriptionJob
Description    
 Vacancy
Announcement

Recreation

LIFEGUARDS
Job Code:  16-017
Seasonal Part-Time, hours vary 
Closing Date: Open until filled.

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Recreation

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

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Police

SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD
Job Code:  17-001
Part-Time, 10 hours per week 
Closing Date: Open Until Filled.

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Recreation

GYM ATTENDANT  
Job Code:  17-009 
Part-Time, 25-30 hours per week, early mornings 
Closing Date: Open until filled

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Recreation

ARENA ATTENDANTS 
Job Code:  17-010
Part-Time, Hours vary, nights/weekends a must
Closing Date: Open until filled

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Recreation

ARENA MAINTENANCE-ICE RESURFACER  
Job Code:  17-011
Part-Time, Hours vary, nights/weekends a must, 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Closing Date: Open until filled

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Police

PARKING ENFORCEMENT OFFICER
Job Code:  17-018
Per Diem
Closing Date: Open Until Filled.

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Community 
Services

UTILITY MAINTENANCE MECHANIC - WWTF
Job Code:  17-017
Full-Time, 40 hours per week
Closing Date: Open Until Filled.

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Community
Services

UTILITY MAINTENANCE MECHANIC- -UTILITIES
Job Code:  17-020
Full-Time, 40 hours per week
Closing Date: Open Until Filled.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

* Do I have to complete a City Employment Application for each position I am interested in?
Yes, each position requires a separate application, unless otherwise indicated in the vacancy announcement.


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


* Can I send my resume in lieu of filling out a City of Dover Employment Application?
Unless otherwise indicated on the Vacancy Announcement, an Employment Application must be submitted for each position you are applying for. You may submit a cover letter and/or resume with your application, but they will not be accepted in lieu 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.