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Job and Contractor Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working for the Town of Peterborough!
The Town of Peterborough is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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Public Works Department

Seasonal Maintenance Laborer
The Public Works Department is accepting applications for the position of Seasonal Cemetery/Park Maintenance Laborer.  This is a temporary/seasonal part-time position that will be staffed approximately 28 hours per week.  The starting pay for this position is $12.50 per hour, but is negotiable based on experience. Job responsibilities will include routine mowing and maintenance of cemeteries, grounds, recreation facilities, buildings, and grounds.  Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent.  Specific experience operating mowing and landscaping equipment is preferred but training can be provided.

Interested persons may obtain an employment application at the Peterborough Town House, DPW Office, 1 Grove Street. Completed applications can be dropped off in person or emailed to

Recycling Attendant I 
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The Peterborough DPW Recycling Division is accepting applications for the position of Recycling Attendant 1 Full Time. We are looking for a team player that can work in a professional, fast paced, customer-oriented environment. This is an excellent career opportunity with a great organization that offers excellent benefits, competitive pay, a retirement package, four day 10-hour work week, and advancement opportunities. Job responsibilities will include general recycling duties and operation of balers and forklift. Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent, 6 mos. experience as a solid waste operator preferred, but the Town will consider an appropriate combination of education and experience that provide the knowledge and skills to perform the job. Training will be available to the chosen candidate. Competitive pay is offered for this position.

Completed applications and related materials may be emailed to or dropped off in person or mailed to the Town House located at 1 Grove St. Peterborough, NH 03458.  This position will remain opened until filled.

Recreation Seasonal

The Recreation Department has begun accepting applications for Maintenance, Playground & Summer Teen Challenge Counselors, Lifeguards & Bath House Attendants. Request an application at or go to the Rec office at 64 Union St.

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REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) - Social Media Management and Promotion
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