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Job and Contractor Opportunities


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Thank you for your interest in working for the Town of Peterborough!

Our Recreation Department is currently hiring. Please download the application below.

 Employment Application


Finance Director
The Town of Peterborough, NH, a quintessential New England community nestled in the Monadnock Region of New Hampshire, is seeking a motivated and experienced Finance Director to join our highly qualified administrative staff and become part of “Our Town’s” future.  Peterborough is located in the southwestern corner of the state along NH Route 101 and US Route 202.  Peterborough has a permanent population of 6,600, is served by a regional hospital, active downtown shopping area, and a regional school district that includes nine towns.  Peterborough is fortunate to be called home by many vibrant art and cultural organizations; the MacDowell Colony, Sharon Arts Center, Mariposa Museum, Peterborough Players, and many more. 

We are looking for a Finance Director who can bring the right combination of education, experience and enthusiasm to our dynamic community.  In addition to holding a Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Finance or a related course of study, the ideal candidate for this position will be able to demonstrate their familiarity with and extensive knowledge of:

  • GASB
  • GAAFER
  • the principles and practices of modern governmental finance
  • Internal controls
  • applicable New Hampshire laws including those related to real estate taxation, utility billing, budgeting, finance and debt
  • and will have experience in applying their knowledge in a municipal finance setting.

The successful candidate will be a person who is comfortable working cooperatively with department directors and skilled at managing and working hands-on with their own finance department team.  They will also understand the important role that the Finance Department plays in promoting a positive relationship with the residents that the Town serves, and will strive to maintain a high level of customer service.

The salary range for the Finance Director position is $70,030-$106,083; the starting salary will be commensurate with experience and education. The Town of Peterborough offers an excellent benefits and compensation package, including health/dental coverage, retirement, vacation, etc. 

Please submit your resume, letter of interest or any requests for additional information to administration@peterboroughnh.gov no later than 4:00pm on May 21, 2021. 

Please click on the links below for more information:
Position Description
Finance Director Brochure

EOE

Program Coordinator
The Town of Peterborough, NH is seeking a motivated Program Coordinator to join our Recreation Department.  We are looking for a candidate who can bring the right combination of education, experience and enthusiasm to our dynamic community.  In addition to having education or experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in a related course of study, with professional certification preferred, the ideal candidate for this position will be able to demonstrate their familiarity with and extensive knowledge of:

  • Recreation program development for youth and adult patrons
  • Personnel management of large seasonal staff
  • Best practices related to safety of staff and program participants

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the important role that the Recreation Department plays in promoting a positive relationship with the residents that the Town serves and will strive to maintain a high level of customer service. 

The salary range for the Program Coordinator position is $44,091 - $66,790; the starting salary will be commensurate with experience and education.  The Town of Peterborough offers an excellent benefits and compensation package, including health and dental coverage, state retirement benefits and paid time off.

Please submit your resume, letter of interest or any requests for additional information to lbetz@peterboroughnh.gov no later than 4:00pm on May 19, 2021.  

Hiring Seasonal Labor

The Town of Peterborough is looking to fill four part-time seasonal laborer positions to assist with the general maintenance of parks and recreational fields from spring to fall 2021. These entry level positions work under the supervision of the Town’s Highway Superintendent and are an excellent opportunity for anyone that enjoys outdoor seasonal work, and especially those with an interest in developing a career in public service.

Starting wage is $12.50, negotiable based on relevant experience. This is a temporary/seasonal part-time position for approx. 28hrs per week. Download the employment application from the top of this page or email: Gretchen Rae at grae@peterboroughnh.gov to request a copy emailed / mailed to you.

The application can be returned to: Town of Peterborough Recreation c/o Lisa Betz Recreation Director 64 Union St. Peterborough, NH 03458 or emailed to lbetz@peterboroughnh.gov

The Town of Peterborough is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position will remain open until filled.

Hiring for Lifeguards, Bathhouse Attendants, and Playground Counselors

For more details, please call 924-8080 or email Lisa at lbetz@peterboroughNH.gov. To apply for any of the above positions, fill out the Employment Application at the top of the page and return by mail to Town of Peterborough Recreation c/o Lisa Betz Recreation Director 64 Union St. Peterborough, NH 03458 or email to lbetz@peterboroughnh.gov

CONTRACTOR OPPORTUNITIES



REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)

The Town of Peterborough is soliciting proposals for the installation of two level-2 electrical vehicle charging stations to be located a prescribed location at the Town’s Riverwalk Parking lot.
Applicants should demonstrate a record of successful experience with the installation of similarly sized projects, preferably on municipal land and funded via public funding sources.
As of 4:00pm on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 copies of this RFP and further information for the project may be obtained via the Town’s website or from the Town of Peterborough electronically by contacting Seth MacLean at seth@peterboroughnh.gov. 

DOWNLOAD HERE for the RFP for the EV Charging Stations - Riverwalk Parking Lot
DOWNLOAD HERE for the Grove Street Parking sketch







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