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Charlestown Town Offices
233 Main Street
Charlestown, NH 03603

Selectboard Office
PO Box 385
Charlestown, NH 03603
Tel: (603) 826-4400
Fax: (603) 826-3709
Mon & Wed 8am – 6pm
Tues, Thurs & Fri 8am – 4pm

Town Clerk/Tax Collector
PO Box 834
Charlestown, NH 03603
Tel: (603) 826-5821
Fax:: (603) 826-5181
Mon & Wed 8am – 6pm
Tues, Thurs & Fri 8am – 4pm
Last Sat of the month 9am – 12pm

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Size: 89K
Last Updated: 2019/2/14
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Last Updated: 2014/10/24

Planning and Zoning Administrator

The Town of Charlestown seeks a self-motivated Planning and Zoning Administrator.

The Planning and Zoning Administrator acts as the primary liaison between the general public, applicants and the Planning/Zoning Boards.  The Planning/Zoning Administrator enforces all Planning and Zoning regulations as directed by the Boards and addresses complaints from the public, acts as the primary liaison with legal counsel and coordinates in all matters to ensure the Town is properly represented.  The Planning and Zoning Administrator assists in updating ordinances and regulations and performs all other duties as assigned by the Planning, Zoning and Selectboard.

Candidates should have a thorough knowledge of local government in New Hampshire and the ability to plan, organize and coordinate a broad range of functions. Previous experience is highly desirable.  For a full job description please see the document posted above.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume & completed application to: Charlestown Town Office, Human Resources Department, PO Box 385, Charlestown NH 03603 An application may be found at the Town Office 233 Main St.

Position open until filled


Requirements:   High School Diploma or GED equivalent, Working knowledge of pool maintenance and willingness to attend trainings, Valid Drivers License, First Aid/CPR & Life Guard Certification and a Background Check.

Accountability: The Life Guard/Manager is under the direct supervision of the Recreation Committee and is to address any concerns, problems, and complaints directly the committee.  Attend (1) one Selectboard meeting per month.

Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform responsible work and provide leadership in the development, implementation and coordination of the pool and pool programs for the community.

        Work harmoniously with the public, public agencies, and their staff, the media and private organizations. Prepare news releases, information and marketing bulletins and use of social media.

        Exercise discretion within established guidelines in administering program goals.

        Assist in the recruitment, selection, scheduling and training of life guards that vary yearly in numbers and composition. This includes making sure all personnel have a criminal background completed.

        To make routine check-ups of chemical procedures and readings to ensure that said facility is maintained at a standard that is acceptable to the State, Committee, and the Selectboard.

        Address and attempt to resolve any personnel, public, equipment, and facilities problems and report to the Committee.

Manages annual budget and purchases of supplies and operating inventory for pool
This includes submitting invoices to be paid and collection of fees

Maintaining equipment and inventory of supplies

Stay abreast of new trends and innovations in recreation programs.

Performs related duties as assigned.  

The duties listed above are intended only as illustration of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position.


        Supervise life guards
Create a schedule for the life guards, inform Committee what days no Manager so a members can stop by to check on daily activities.
Keep records in order, daily log sheets, cash out sheets, chemical testing records & time sheets
Work with Accounts Payable to insure all pool expenses are paid and coded correctly
        Order supplies from the Selectman’s office
Work closely with the Recreation Committee to make sure pool stays within budget   numbers.


Recording Secretary

The Town of Charlestown, NH seeks an individual to fill the position of Recording Secretary for the Select board as well as Planning Board. This part-time position attends and takes minutes of all Select board & Planning board meetings and produces and delivers meeting minutes within legal time frames. Knowledge of how to take and prepare minutes and the ability to attend multiple night meetings in a week and each month are required. Experience in a municipal building or office preferred. Must be a high school graduate and have any combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Solid Water Truck Driver

The Charlestown Transfer Station  is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of    Solid Waste Truck Driver / CDL Class A.~ This position is part time ( 20-30 hrs../wk.) reporting directly to the Highway Superintendent.
Strong candidates must have the ability to conduct themselves in a professional manner, along with the demonstration of solid moral characteristics of being a conscientious, honest, energetic and dependable employee while maintaining a safe workplace.
Duties will include, but are not limited to:  operating vehicles to collect and transport solid waste materials for disposal and other duties as assigned.~ Candidate met be able to understand and follow oral and written directives.
Successful applicant must be at least 21 years of age, possession of a~NH Class~A CDL~is REQUIRED~.~Will be subject to a drug/alcohol screening.  High School diploma or equivalent required, plus any combination of~ education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skill and ability.

Interested candidates should complete an application and submit to: Charlestown Town Office - Human Resources Department PO Box 385, Charlestown NH 03603. An application may be found at the Town Office 233 Main St.

Permanent Part-time Opportunity
Town of Charlestown  
Town Clerk/Tax Collector Office Clerk
The office is responsible for real estate, water/sewer collections, vital records, elections, motor vehicle registrations and dog licensing as well as other various duties.
The successful candidate must be willing to attend workshops and training programs and fulfill the following job requirements.
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Office
  • Knowledge of office procedures
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Professional and positive attitude
20-25 hrs./week
Please send resume & application by 05/06/2019:
      (applications may be obtained in office or website
Charlestown TC/TX,
PO Box 834,
Charlestown, NH  03603
Charlestown is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Police Department

The Charlestown Police Department is now accepting applications for the positions of
Part-Time Police Officer and Part-Time Dispatcher. Minimum
qualifications for Police Officer Positions include: United States citizen, high school
diploma or equivalent, must be 21 years of age and the ability to pass a written, physical
agility, polygraph, psychological, and an extensive background check. Part-Time
Dispatchers minimum qualifications include: High school diploma or equivalent, must
be an effective communicator, multitasker, and pass an extensive background check.
Applications can be found at Please submit application, cover
letter and resume to The Charlestown Police Department, PO Box 1465, Charlestown,
N.H. 03603, attention Chief Patrick Connors. They may also be emailed to Chief
Positions will be open until filled.


The Town of Charlestown prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, marital or family status.
The Town of Charlestown is an equal opportunity employer.