Employment/Board/Committee Opportunities



Download the City of Franklin, NH Application for Employment.  Positions will remain open until filled.  The City of Franklin is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For questions or for a copy of a complete job description, please contact the City Manager's Office.

City Manager's Office
316 Central Street
Franklin, New Hampshire 0323
Telephone: (603) 934-3900
Fax: (603) 934-7413

Open City Positions

Assessing Technician 

The City of Franklin, NH (pop. 8500) is accepting applications for the position of Assessing Technician.  Working under the broad supervision of the city manager, this position works directly with the City’s contract assessing service, Avitar Associates. Major duties include maintenance of the computer assisted mass appraisal system (CAMA), maintenance of gravel, excavation, timber, yield, current use, tax increment financing, exemption, credit, perpetual files, deed transfers, building permit changes, and sale record books. Generates property tax warrants, assists with the generation of the MS-1 and other clerical functions of the office.

The Assessing Technician must be highly organized, detail oriented, possess good customer service skills, be able to work independently and maintain confidentiality.  High school graduate required, 2 year post-secondary education and municipal experience desired; however, any equivalent combination of education or experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge skills and abilities will be considered.

For a complete job description click here and for a city employment application please see above.  Inquiries are welcome by calling City Hall at 603-934-3900.  The City of Franklin offers a competitive benefit package.  Salary range $16.25 - $21.32 hourly DOQ. Please direct a cover letter, City application & resume to Judie Milner, Acting City Manager, 316 Central Street, Franklin, New Hampshire 03235.  Position will remain open until filled. 

Municipal Services Department

The City of Franklin has three full time job openings as follows:

  • The Mechanical Division is seeking a qualified Mechanic with a salary range of $15.39-$20.19 and requires a Class B Commercial Driver’s License to qualify. 
  • The Water Department has a vacancy for a Light Equipment Operator with a salary range of $13.00-$17.06 and requires a Class B Commercial Driver’s License to qualify.
  • The Buildings and Grounds Division has a position open for a Buildings and Grounds Custodian with a salary range of $12.17-$15.97. 

Applicants must live within a one half hour driving radius to the City of Franklin and overtime is required for each position.

Job applications and accompanying job descriptions are available at the City of Franklin Municipal Services Department, 43 West Bow Street, Franklin, NH 03235 (telephone 603-934-4103).  Office hours are Monday through Friday 7:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.  The City offers a generous employee benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Positions are open until filled.    

Firefighter AEMT/I or Paramedic

The City of Franklin has an anticipated 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 21 on-call members that responded to 1,981 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 Foss
59 West Bow Street, Franklin NH 03235

This posting will remain open until filled.  The City of Franklin is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Open Council/Board/Commission Positions

Conservation Commission

The City of Franklin is seeking resident volunteer citizens to fill vacancies on the Conservation Commission.  The purpose of the Conservation Commission is namely to study, promote and develop for better use the natural resources of the City of Franklin.  This is an appointed postion.  Anyone interested please complete a Prospective Appointee Profile application with your resume.  Please submit completed documents to City Manager's office, or by email.

Supervisor of the Checklist for Ward 2 & for Ward 3

The City of Franklin is seeking volunteer citizens to fill a vacancy as a Supervisor of the Checklist for Ward 2 and a Supervisor of the Checklist for Ward 3.  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 or Ward 3 resident.  Anyone interested may submit a City Employment Application; or you may complete a Prospective Appointee Profile application with your resume.  Please submit completed documents by mail to City Hall, or by email.

Call Firefighters & 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.  Continue reading the job description for this position on the Fire Department Employment page.

Patrol Officers and Communications Specialists

The City of Franklin offers law enforcement patrol officers an exciting, dynamic, and challenging career opportunity.  Members of the patrol division strive to preserve the peace and protect life and property within the City through proactive and directed patrol initiatives.  Members serve as the City’s first line of defense against criminal enterprise and law violators.  As the most visible and most accessible members of the Department, Patrol Officers have ample opportunity to interact with the public and promote public safety.  Continue reading the job description for this position on the Police Department Employment page.

Parks & Recreation Positions

The Franklin Parks and Recreation Department seeks qualified individuals for seasonal and school year positions.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  A complete job description and job application form may be picked up at the Bessie Rowell Community Center, 12 Rowell Drive, Franklin, NH 03235 or by calling (603) 934-2118.  Continue reading the employment opportunities on the Parks & Recreation Employment page.