Employment Opportunities

LIBRARY DIRECTOR

The Wiggin Memorial Library in Stratham, NH, is seeking a dynamic and talented Library Director with proven management skills and excellent library knowledge to provide leadership in its vibrant community library. Stratham is a town of about 8,000 residents and is located in the Seacoast region of New Hampshire, between Exeter and Portsmouth.

The Library Director is responsible for the management, direction and administration of the Wiggin Memorial Library, including all library services, personnel, policies, outreach, and programs. The ideal candidate is community oriented, forward thinking, comfortable with technology, and has a personable, positive disposition. Additionally, the incumbent has demonstrated success aligning people, process and technology; excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal and customer relationship skills; and is committed to excellent patron service. The Library Director works closely with other town departments as well as the Library Board of Trustees.

The position is an exempt, full-time position with a salary range of $80,000-$100,000, starting salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. An MLS/MLIS or a master’s degree in a field related to management, business, or public administration with at least 5-7 years of experience as a librarian some of which as a managing librarian. The Town of Stratham is an equal opportunity employer.

For further information including a full Job Description, potential candidates are directed to the Municipal Resources, Inc. website at www.mrigov.com/career or to contact Municipal Resources, Inc. at 603-279-0352 ext. 330.

To apply submit a resume and cover letter as a PDF attachment to recruitment@mrigov.com by October 31, 2022, at 9 AM EDT.

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DEPARTMENT:  PUBLIC WORKS
POSITION: DPW CREW LEAD – GROUNDS MAINTENANCE
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: FULL-TIME
WAGE: $22.75 - $25.00 per hour depending on qualifications and/or experience.

DESCRIPTION: The Town of Stratham is seeking a qualified team member to drive production in the field of grounds maintenance.  Candidate shall possess experience and skills associated with care and maintenance of landscaping plantings, turf grass and irrigation systems.  This working lead will work with crew each day providing field supervision and is responsible for work pacing and leverage of production.  Outside of growing season this position supports winter maintenance of municipal property and roadways. Successful candidate should possess experience operating dump trucks, front-end loader, mowing equipment, chainsaws, string trimmers and various power tools.  Ability to trouble shoot and repair irrigation and basic plumbing required.  NH applicators license preferred but not required.  

SUPERVISION: Immediate supervisor shall be the Director of Public Works.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of a High School diploma/G.E.D.
  • Possess or obtain within 6-months of employment a CDL-B with air brake endorsement.
  • Able to respond to emergent issues within forty-five minutes.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The position requires a person to regularly lift and carry objects up to 50 pounds; to occasionally lift and carry objects in excess of 50 pounds with or without the assistance of others; to have a full range of movement for reaching, climbing, and stooping; dexterity to operate standard construction equipment and hand tools in a variety of weather conditions; ability to drive a motor vehicle and pass the medical requirements for a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL); cognitive and sensory ability to effectively communicate with supervisor and co-workers and to observe general surroundings.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Performs routine maintenance tasks; operates lawn care equipment, and power tools, cuts and processes brush, repairs and maintains irrigation plumbing, fences, walkways and occasionally performs basic carpentry.

Inspects and performs basic maintenance of fleet equipment; washing, greasing, painting and basic repairs and maintenance as needed.

Performs traffic control, shovels, and rakes and operates equipment in or near roadway safely.

Responds to emergent winter maintenance operations, operates trucks equipped with plow and wing plows, deicing equipment, loaders, snowblowers and hand tools as necessary.

Follows oral and or written work orders to successfully maintain, construct or improve specific infrastructure.

The above is intended to provide a broad scope of work and is not intended to define or limit work.

Position is subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.  Position is open until filled.  

All qualified candidates shall submit a Town of Stratham job application found at:
https://www.strathamnh.gov/town-administration/files/employment-application

Cover letter and resume to:
Stratham Public Works Department
Attn: Nate Mears, Director of Public Works
10 Bunker Hill Avenue
Stratham, NH 03885

Electronic submissions should be sent to nmears@strathamnh.gov