Employment / RFP

Volunteer for the Town!

The Town of Gilmanton relies upon volunteers to serve on the various boards, committees, and commissions as members and alternate members. Some of these positions are elected, however, some are appointed by the Board of Selectmen or members of the sitting board. If you are interested in volunteering to assist the Town, submit a letter of interest today: hcarpenter@gilmantonnh.org

Community Development Assistant

Reporting to the Community Development Director for daily activities - Candidate must be a team player who can also work independently, be self-motivated, organized, have excellent interpersonal communication, and customer service skills.  Must have the ability to problem-solve, engage in several projects simultaneously, and “react as it happens” to a variety of daily situations. This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity. The knowledge, skills, and abilities required by the position:
• Knowledge of modern office and procedures. Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 applications.
• Ability to operate general office equipment.
• Strong organizational and planning skills, accurately proofreading documents, and ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and confidentiality.
• Understanding and knowledge of administrative procedures and general municipal operations. Skill in secretarial and clerical functions.
• Understanding and knowledge of state and federal laws, statutes, ordinances related to land use and assessing.
• Experience in municipal departments such as Assessing, Land-use, Planning, Historic District Commissions, Zoning, and Building is preferable

This is a Full-Time, non-exempt position with excellent benefits and pay commensurate with experience, wage range from $20.99-$24.36. Some evening hours are required. All interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and a Town job application to:
Heather Carpenter-Town Administrator
Town of Gilmanton, 503 Province Road, PO Box 550,
Gilmanton, NH 03237
Or by email at hcarpenter@gilmantonnh.org
Submissions will be accepted until Friday, June 28, 2024 at 4:00 p.m.

Appointed Road Agent

The Town of Gilmanton is seeking to Appoint a Road Agent.  The Road Agent oversees the Highway Department Budget as well as directly supervises the department’s employees.  A minimum of a CDL-B is required, minimum of 7 years of experience in the operation of heavy equipment and maintenance of public roads, or a combination of education and experience and a minimum of 5 years supervisory experience with training.  Other duties include snow plowing w/plow and wing, grading roadways, cutting brush, installing culverts, etc.

The Town of Gilmanton offers a generous benefit package that includes health and dental insurance, long term/short term disability, vacation and sick time.  

Job description is attached below.

Please send completed job application and resume to:

Heather Carpenter, Town Administrator,

PO Box 550,

Gilmanton, NH 03237

Or electronically to hcarpenter@gilmantonnh.org

Applications will be accepted until May 16th, 2024.  The Town of Gilmanton is an EOE.



The Town of Gilmanton is seeking a Solid Waste Facility Attendant-Operator for the Transfer Station Full-Time or Part-Time.

 Performs a variety of routine and skilled laboring duties involving the disposal of refuse, the separation of recyclable materials, and other functions related to the solid waste/recycling facility, including assisting customers.

 Works under the direct supervision of the Solid Waste Foreman. Supervisors assign work and review work in progress and/or at completion. Work is reviewed for conformance with instructions and for the safety and care exercised in operating equipment.

High school diploma or equivalent, valid N.H driver's license, experience in heavy manual labor; experience in municipal solid waste industry; possession of a Department of Environmental Services certificate or can obtain one in accordance with the State’s schedule; a valid NH operator’s license; OR any equivalent combination of education and experiences which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

For Further Information potential candidates are directed to the Town Administrator via email at hcarpenter@gilmantonnh.org or to contact directly at 603-267-6700 x112


Town of Gilmanton- Equipment Operator

The Town of Gilmanton is seeking a Full-Time Equipment Operator to join the Town’s Highway Department.

This is a full-time, forty-hour (40) a week position with benefits, working under the general supervision of the Road Agent.

Duties are varied and diversified in maintaining public roads including equipment operation used in the construction and maintenance of streets, culverts, and other public works projects along with the manual labor assignments.

Certification Required: CDL-B

Summer Hours- May- October 6:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 4 days per week

Winter Hours -November- April 7:00 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. with an opportunity for overtime 

Paid Holidays

Mail application and/or resume and cover letter to:

Heather Carpenter

P.O. Box 550

Gilmanton, New Hampshire

Or email it to hcarpenter@gilmantonnh.org.

The position is open until filled.

Competitive Salary & Benefits Package


The Town of Gilmanton Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/AEMT/Paramedic. 48-hour work week.24- hour rotation with potential for overtime. The position responsibilities include but are not limited to; response to fire and medical emergencies, operating department apparatus, assist in fire and life safety Inspections, Inspection and maintenance of department equipment, and the maintenance of Fire Department buildings and grounds.Minimum qualifications:  High School diploma or equivalent, possession of a valid State of NH CDL-B (tank endorsement) driver’s license, Nationally Registered and State Licensed AEMT/Paramedic. (May consider EMT with completion of Advanced EMT within one year of hire as a condition of employment) State FFII CPAT certification. Starting pay 21.00 to 23.00 based on certification. Must pass background checks, and NFPA 1582 physical.  The Town of Gilmanton offers a generous benefit package that includes Health and Dental insurance, long term/short term disability, vacation and sick time, holiday pay.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to:

Chief Paul Hempel III
1824 NH RT 140
Gilmanton IW NH 03837