Employment Opportunities

Fire Chief - Part-Time 32hrs

The Town of Boscawen is seeking a part-time Fire Chief to fill a vacancy.

Major Duties: Responsible for managing the fire department, supervising all personnel, providing command and control at fire scenes and other incidents. Prepares the department budget, authorizes disbursements, and participates in the department review process. Prepares, submits and ensures the safe-keeping of logs, records, and reports for personnel, incidents, apparatus and equipment. Supervises the recruitment, selection, appointment, and training of members and officers. Acquires apparatus and equipment necessary to carry out department responsibilities. Provides for maintenance, readiness and replacement as needed and assures that there are properly qualified members to operate and use such equipment. Provides for the maintenance and upkeep of the fire station and other facilities as assigned by the town. Conducts fire safety programs including life safety inspections, school fire safety programs, planning board and zoning issues and public fire safety and prevention training. Successful applicant should have the ability to evaluate performance and apply corrective action when appropriate. Ability to compile reports that are complete, accurate, and timely. Ability to organize staff to ensure maximum efficiency and productivity for all programs and activities. Ability to maintain high morale with the fire department.

Minimum Qualifications: Knowledge and a level of competency commonly associated with the completion of an associate or baccalaureate degree with a major in fire science, administration, or engineering – or equivalent work experience with at least five years as a Chief Officer of a fire department. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the department usually interpreted to require previous supervisory experience. Possession of, or ability to, readily obtain a valid driver’s license issues by the State of New Hampshire for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. Applicant must possess ICS 400 Certification and Fire Officer II. National Registered EMT preferred.

Interested applicants should submit a completed Town of Boscawen employment application, cover letter, resume and listing of professional qualifications to:  Town of Boscawen, Attn: Katie Phelps - HR Director, 116 North Main Street, Boscawen, NH 03303.

Salary Range: $32,000 - $42,000

Position will be posted until a qualified applicant has been found.

The Town of Boscawen is an equal opportunity employer.


Solid Waste Laborer - Full-Time 40hrs

The Town of Boscawen has an immediate full time opening at our transfer station and recycling center.

Candidate shall be a self-starter with great people skills, work with little supervision and follow directions well. Be able to work with basic tools and be able to operate a fork lift, roll-off truck, along with other equipment related to the job. Be able to work in all weather. We are willing to train the right person.

Should have a CDL-B driver’s license or the ability to obtain one within six months from date of hire. Employee will need to get a solid waste facility operator certification thru NH DES. Candidate will need to pass substance abuse testing along with a physical. The work week is Tuesday thru Saturday with a Tuesday evening during the spring thru fall season.

When not working at the transfer station, you will be working with the DPW doing multiple jobs including plowing in the winter.  Overtime a must.

Pay is based on experience.

Applications can be found on the Town of Boscawen’s website or stop by our office at 116 North Main St.

The Town of Boscawen is an Equal Opportunity Employer.