Human Resources and Job Opportunities



The Town of Wilton seeks candidates for the following job openings:

  • Highway Department Worker
  • Police Officer

    2 Positions

    Job Summary:
    Works mainly for the Highway Department and all Town Departments which fall under their scope, in a responsible, and courteous manner with the public and all Town employees.  Responsible for mowing and maintaining the Town’s properties, parks and cemeteries.

    Supervision Received:
    Works under the supervision of the Highway Superintendent.

    Essential Duties:
        • Must be able to perform various standard tasks using a wide variety of manual and powered equipment.    
        • Must be able to identify and resolve issues and concerns in a timely manner.
        • Must be able to perform duties in accordance with all federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations and within mandated and appropriate safety standards
        • Worksites, vehicles and garages must be kept in a clean orderly manner and safely secured at the completion of the work shift.
        • Must keep the Highway Superintendent accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems.
        • Must attend meetings, workshops and training sessions and review publications as required by the Highway Superintendent to become and remain current on principles and practices and new developments in assigned work areas.
        • Must be able to perform special tasks as assigned by the Highway Superintendent.
        • Must be able to perform routine maintenance on all Town owned buildings and properties.
        • Must report all accidents, to self and/or property, and safety concerns to the Highway Superintendent.
        • All employees must represent Wilton in a professional manner.
        • Must have a driver’s license, and a clean driving record.
        • Must be in physical condition to perform his/her duties.
        • All employees must be able to take and pass random drug testing.
        • Employee shall perform related, similar, or other logical duties as assigned and may be required to perform duties beyond those contained in this job description.

    To apply, please contact Janice Pack, Deputy Town Administrator at 654-9161 or [email protected] or download an application from the website.



    Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: patrol, responding to emergency calls, investigating crimes and motor vehicle accidents, enforcing motor vehicle and criminal laws, protecting people and property, and testifying in a court of law.
    A full job description is available here or use the link above-right.

    Pay:    Uncertified starting pay- $22.00 an hour
                  Upon completion of the academy- $24.00 an hour
                  Depending on experience and qualifications for certified officers pay range is between $24.00 to $30.00 an hour.

    Interested applicants must be:

      -  At least 21 years of age.
      -  A United States Citizens with a valid driver’s license.
      -  Can NOT have a Felony or Domestic Violence conviction.
      -  Can NOT have a conviction for driving while intoxicated within the last 10 years.

    Testing Process will include the following:

      -  Written Exam and Physical Agility Test (see NH Police Standards and Training Council website for physical fitness requirements)
      -  Oral Board Interviews
      -  Background Investigation
      -  Polygraph Examination
      -  Psychological Evaluation
      -  Medical Examination
    Please see the complete job description.

    All interested candidates shall submit a cover letter, resume, and complete the application form. Please address resumes to Chief Eric Olesen and submit all required documents to the Wilton Police Department, either in person at 7 Burns Hill Road Wilton, NH or by mail at PO Box 183 Wilton, NH 03086. Submission by email is also acceptable to [email protected].

    Should you have any questions about WPD please do not hesitate to reach out to Chief Olesen, Lt. Frechette, or Sgt. Siekman.


    The Town of Wilton is an equal employment opportunity employer



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