Job Opportunities

Current Openings:

Full-Time Police Officer

The Sandown Police Department is seeking motivated, hardworking applicants of exceptional character for the position of a full-time police officer. Our new team members must be at least 21 years old, have a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid driver’s license, and have excellent communication and writing skills. Must meet or be able to meet current requirements set forth by the Police Standards and Training Council for the State of NH (NHPSTC). Preference will be afforded to those candidates already certified by NHPSTC or whose out-of-state police certification would be recognized by NHPSTC. 

Applicants may be required to pass a written exam, physical agility test, oral board interviews, psychological testing, extensive background investigation, and medical examination. Current base pay ranges from $3,102 to $69,680, depending upon experience and qualifications. The base pay does not include shift differential, salary enhancements for associates, bachelor’s and master’s degrees, abundant opportunities for details, enforcement patrols, and special assignments. The current union contract calls for 10% increases per year..

Sandown Patrol Officers work a four-on-three-off schedule that rotates quarterly. They are members of Teamsters Local 633. Notable Union benefits include:

  • 13 paid holidays.
  • Forty-eight hours of earned time.
  • Forty-eight hours of sick time.
  • Up to five weeks of vacation.

Town of Sandown contributes 81% of family medical benefits. Employees also have access to dental insurance, insurance buy-out program, short-term and long-term disability insurance, supplemental insurance, a 457B plan and NH Retirement.

The review of applicants will be continuous, and the process will remain open until a suitable team member is found.  
*A hiring bonus of up to $20,000 will depend on prior training, education, experience, and certifications.*

The Town of Sandown is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested parties should submit a resume and cover letter to the following:
Lieutenant Richard Buco, Sandown Police Department, PO Box 309, Sandown, NH 03873,

Full-Time Highway Department Labor (2 openings)

The positions are 40 hours per week with on-call hours evenings, weekends and holidays as needed. Applicant must be 18 years of age, able to work outside in all conditions, possess a valid NH driver’s license, medical card and have experience operating heavy equipment. The starting pay rate is $20.36/hour.

We will be accepting applications until the position is filled. Please submit the application to the Selectmen’s Office, 320 Main Street, Sandown, NH or email to Call (603) 887-3646 if you have questions.

Employment Application

Part-Time Office Assistant to the Board of Selectmen

The Town of Sandown, NH is accepting resumes for the part time position of Office Assistant to the Board of Selectmen. Working under the direction of the Town Administrator, the Office Assistant provides direct support to the Town Administrator and Board of Selectmen, responds to inquiries from citizens, receives and distributes incoming mail, processes outgoing mail, works with the Assistant to the Town Administrator in the preparation of the Town Warrant and the annual Town Report.  

Must possess a high degree of confidentiality, initiative, and independent judgment in planning and carrying out responsibilities and a general knowledge of ordinances, regulations, policies and procedures of the Town a plus. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office. 

Approximately 15 to 20 hours a week and may include bi-weekly Monday evening Selectmen meetings.  Hourly rate range $21.99 - $24.75, DOQ.  A complete job description is available upon request or on our website,  Submit resumes by April 30, 2024 to Town Administrator, Town of Sandown, 320 Main Street, PO Box 1756, Sandown NH  03873. 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description - Office Assistant to the Board of Selectmen

Employment Application