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The City of Rochester has posted several employment opportunities on its website. City Manager Blaine Cox encourages qualified candidates to complete an application and submit a resume.

“We’re looking for hardworking, qualified individuals to join our team,” said Cox. “Rochester is on the rise and we need motivated, dedicated people to help us serve the people of our community.”


Deputy Finance Director
The City of Rochester is currently recruiting for a Deputy Finance Director/Deputy Treasurer to provide professional administrative, accounting, and supervisory work with responsibility for the receipt, expenditure, and custody of municipal funds, the borrowing of money, the maintenance of the City’s financial records, audits and bonding. The City is seeking an innovative, decisive leader with a track record of integrity and positive intergovernmental skills with a successful background of service in municipal accounting or a similar level position. Continue Reading…

Human Resource Manager
The City of Rochester is seeking a creative, team-oriented professional to serve as Human Resource Manager. Located in South-Eastern New Hampshire, Rochester is the sixth-largest city in New Hampshire offering excellent cultural, recreational, and educational amenities. The Human Resources Manager reports to the Deputy City Manager and is a member of the City’s Leadership team. The City has eight collective bargaining groups with approximately 240 full-time employees and about the same number of part-time and seasonal employees. Continue Reading…

Fleet Mechanic
The City of Rochester Department of Public Works is accepting applications for a Fleet Mechanic to perform skilled maintenance and repair of automotive, gas & diesel, heavy equipment, and other power equipment. Continue Reading…

Planner 1
The dynamic and growing City of Rochester, NH seeks a Planner I to perform technical and administrative work in providing information related to the provision of short-range and long-range planning and to the implementation of regulations and zoning requirements for the community. Community focus will be on the growth of Arts and Historic Preservation in a formerly industrial City on the verge of a resurgence. Continue Reading…

Police Officer
The Rochester Police Department is currently hiring certified and non-certified police officers. If not already full-time certified—applicants either must have a college degree, OR have been honorably discharged from the military, OR have a minimum of 30 college credits and have then the Great Bay Police Test. Continue Reading…

Senior Planner
The dynamic and growing City of Rochester, NH seeks a Senior Planner to perform technical, administrative, and policy-oriented work including professional-level planning functions to administer and coordinate land use boards, programs, and decisions that shape both the short-range and long-range land use of the community. The selected candidate will coordinate across functional areas of the planning process and must be highly knowledgeable about principles, practices, and techniques of planning; related state and federal laws, ordinances, rules, and regulations; implementation of zoning and other ordinances; application of land use, design standards, economic development, affordable housing, and/or environmental review, to the planning process. Continue Reading…


There are several other opportunities listed on the City’s employment page, including Accountant II, Administrative Assistant II, Assessor II, Assistant City Engineer, Light Equipment Operator-Highway, Light Equipment Operator-Utilities, Maintenance Mechanic, Medium Equipment Operator, Part-time Administrative Technician II, Part-time Grounds Laborer, and Public Safety Communications Specialist/Dispatcher. Click here to see a complete list.

The City of Rochester is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate because of sex, age, race, color, national origin, creed, religion, political affiliations, or handicap from the best-qualified persons applying for employment openings. Applications will remain active for a maximum of six months and may be evaluated for other positions within the City of Rochester during that time period.

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