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For a copy of the complete job description for any job posted - please contact City Manager's Office at 603-934-3900. You can fax us at 603-934-7413 or click here to send email.

The City of Franklin is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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The City of Franklin, Municipal Services Department seeks a qualified individual for the position of Custodial – Grounds Keeper.  The Custodial Maintenance Worker~performs a variety of janitorial duties at the Bessie Rowell Community Center. Duties include sweeping, mopping and vacuuming floors, operating carpet cleaning and floor waxing machines, cleaning/sanitizing restrooms, cleaning up spills, emptying trash containers and performing minor maintenance, and other duties as assigned. Employees in this position receive specific directions, but carry out tasks independently. Job assignments vary and may include evening/nights and weekend shifts. Work is performed both indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions and on irregular terrain.  May lift or otherwise move heavy items on a regular basis.  Computer literate and good planning, organizational and social skills required of this position along with a demonstrated track record with respect to reliability and good attendance.  

This is a full-time, year round, benefited position.  One year of recent (within the last 5 years) paid experience in janitorial work required, including experience operating carpet cleaning and floor waxing machines, mixing chemical cleaners and performing bio-hazard clean up.  Employment contingent upon passing a criminal background check, drug test and must have a valid driver’s license.  Salary range $12.41 to $16.21 per hour.  Initial review of applications will be on March 23rd, 2017 but position will remain open until filled.

Click here for a complete job description or it may be obtained at the Bessie Rowell Community Center.  A City of Franklin application is required.  Please email, visit 12 Rowell Drive, Franklin, NH 03235, or call 603-934-2118 for more information.  See above for an application. The City of Franklin is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Firefighter AEMT/I or Paramedic
The City of Franklin has an immediate opening for a Full-Time Advanced EMT or Paramedic. We are looking for a highly motivated individual that will demonstrate their commitment to our city, our residents and department.

Franklin is a department that consists of 17 full time members that work a 24 hour rotating schedule as well as 18 on-call members that responded to 1982 incidents in 2016.  

Minimum qualifications for applicants include:
  • 18 years of age
  • High school diploma (or GED)
  • Licensed provider to the level of AEMT
  • New Hampshire CDL with Tank and Air Brake endorsement
  • New Hampshire Firefighter II
  • Current CPAT certificate or
  • Lateral transfer of full-time career personnel pursuant to State of New Hampshire Administrative Rule 703.01
Additional consideration will be given to applicants with:
  • Paramedic
  • Associates Degree or higher
Residency Requirement - (Successful candidates will be required to attain within one year of hire):

            ·      Residency within 30 minute travel of the Franklin Fire Station.

Benefits: A generous benefit package that includes fully paid medical and dental coverage

Submit resume and cover letter by mail to:
Franklin Fire Department
Attn: Deputy Chief Goodearl
59 West Bow Street, Franklin NH 03235

The first round of interviews will commence the first week of April.
This posting will remain open until filled .


The City of Franklin is seeking a volunteer citizen to fill a vacancy as a Supervisor of the Checklist for Ward 2. This position is an elected position and has many important responsibilities and deadlines; knowledge of election laws and procedures is a plus. Attendance at all Elections is required and attendance at supervisor sessions that are held on Tuesdays and Saturdays throughout the Election season. Applicants must be able to dedicate extra time after the Elections to finalize the Checklist.  Applicants also must be a registered voter and a Ward 2 resident.

Anyone interested may pick up a City Employment Application at Franklin City Hall or click on application above. You may also submit a Prospective Appointee Profile, you may pick up at City Hall or click here, and your resume. Please submit completed documents by mail to City Hall or email to


Call Fire Department Openings
(Support Personnel)

The Franklin Fire Department is seeking motivated and energetic individuals to join our team of community service responders. Successful candidates will fill positions on our Call Company. On Call members are needed for response to larger incidents to assist with mitigation and support. These positions demand commitment and dedication.

These are paid positions:
Non- Certified- $7.25 per hour
Certified- $15.59 per hour
These positions will remain open until filled with qualified candidates.

Qualified candidates must:

1.      Be 18 years of age
2.      At least a High School Graduate or GED
3.      Possess valid NH Driver’s license
4.      Successfully complete interview process
5.      Successfully pass criminal background check
6.      Be prepared to attend at least 2 night trainings per month (Wednesday nights)
7.      Live within 5.5 miles of the Franklin Fire Station

Anyone interested should contact:
Deputy Chief Goodearl
59 West Bow Street

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