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The City of Dover welcomes you to apply for one of the open positions listed below.  To apply, select the position title and you will be taken to the JazzHR website where you can apply.

Or 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.   

Employment submittals must be received prior to the closing date of the particular position you are applying for.  Applications, Job Descriptions and Vacancy Announcements are available at the front entrance of City Hall.  Faxed information is not accepted.

Conditional employment offers are contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment physical and drug screen, background check, motor vehicle check and credit check if applicable.    

Current Openings:

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.