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For a copy of the complete job description for any job posted- please contact Sue May 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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Water Department and Sewer Department

The Municipal Services Department has two full time job openings for Light Equipment Operators in the Water and Sewer Divisions.

Minimum Qualifications:  Good physical condition to work in the out of doors in varying weather conditions; possession of a New Hampshire CDL Class B commercial drivers license required, with a clean driving record; and, a minimum of two years experience operating trucks and other types of light motorized equipment. Candidates are required  to pass a pre-employment physical examination pertinent to the position’s job description, random Drug & Alcohol testing and a successful background check.  Must reside within one half hour driving distance of the City limits.

Characteristics of Positions:  Both positions participate in the maintenance and upkeep of the City Water and Sewer Departments.  Employees will be cross trained.  Examples of tasks involve work on the City's Water Distribution and Sewer Collection Systems, including water quality sampling; inspection and maintenance of pumping stations; groundwater well operations; regular interior and exterior building maintenance; installation and reading of water meters; semi annual hydrant flushing; jetrodding and CATV of sewer lines and various types of pipe installation and repair.  Candidates are "required" to respond to emergencies during off hours; assist the Highway Division with Winter Snow and Ice Control Operations and take  "on-call" duties which are rotated amongst the  six water/sewer division employees on a weekly basis.

The ideal candidates will have a strong work ethic, dependability and willingness to advance in both of Franklin's Water and Sewer Utilility Departments.  Familiarity with PLC's and Scada Systems and knowledge of utility construction preferred.

Possession of a Level 1 NH Public Water System Operators Certification in Distribution and Treatment (or must obtain within one year  from the date of hire) is necessary to maintain in the City's employ and will be a definite requirement to come off of the employees probationary period.   

Salary Range $26,842 to $32,325, commensurate with experience plus a generous benefits package.

Employment applications are available on the City of Franklin, NH website or at Municipal Services Office at 43 West Bow Street, Franklin, NH  03235,  weekdays 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and must be returned via U.S. Postal Service Mail or in person and not via email.  Deadline for applications is by 11 a.m. Thursday, June 11, 2015.  

The City of Franklin, NH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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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