Employment Information


Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Somersworth. Job vacancies are announced and applications and resumes are accepted when vacancies occur.

The City of Somersworth is a drug-free and alcohol-free workplace. The City provides equal employment opportunity in employment for all qualified job applicants without regard to the basis of age, sex, race, color, sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, mental or physical disability, religious creed, national origin, veteran status, pregnancy, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in its programs, activities and employment practices.


This website is updated regularly and includes announcements for current position openings. Each job announcement provides a brief summary of the position and the essential duties, qualifications and other requirements of the position. Please review the information carefully to assure that you meet the position’s qualifications before applying. If you have additional questions you may contact Human Resources at (603) 692-9529.


A City of Somersworth Employment Application must be completed, signed and submitted to be considered for any job opening. You may download the application and submit the completed application and resume (if required) to lcorriveau@somersworth.com or One Government Way, Somersworth NH 03878. Please print clearly and fill out all sections and information on the application as completely as possible, even if you are attaching a resume.


If applying for more than one City of Somersworth position, a separate application must be submitted for each position. You may leave the position, date, and signature lines blank on the application form and make a copy to complete for each position. An original signature is required on each application submitted.


Following submission of an application, a post card will be sent confirming receipt. If you have been selected for an interview, you will be contacted either by phone or email.


All new employees must present documents to show authorization to work in the United States. Identity will be verified with the required documents and an I-9 form completed within three days of hire.


A conditional offer of employment may be made that is subject to a satisfactory criminal background check, medical and drug screen and other applicable requirements before beginning work for the City of Somersworth.


The City of Somersworth offers an excellent benefits package to regular full-time employees including health and dental insurance, life and short term disability insurance, leave time, and participation in the NH Retirement System. Vacation, sick, and holiday benefits are prorated for some part-time positions. Other benefit programs sponsored by the City include a choice of deferred compensation plans and supplemental insurance programs.

This job announcement information is for applicant general information only and does not constitute actual or an implied contractual commitment. Some benefits are negotiated through a collective bargaining unit.