Assistant to the City Manager

City of Portsmouth, NH

Job Details

  • Job Function: Assistant to Manager/CAO
  • Salary: $55,346 - $67,101. Classification GRade 13
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 20,779
  • Where: 1 Junkins Ave , Portsmouth, NH 03801
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Nov 1 2018

Apply to: email: City of Portsmouth Human Resources Office Dianna Fogarty, Human Resources Director: 1 Junkins Ave. Portsmouth, NH 03801 (603) 610-7270


Under general supervision, assists the City Manager with executing the vision set by City Council for the City. The key point of this position is to work closely with the Deputy City Manager and City Department Heads to coordinate the development of City Council business, and meeting agendas; completes projects as assigned.

A candidate for this position should have a Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration or related field, Masters in Public Administration preferred and three (3) years of administrative support experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relations with fellow employees, City officials, and outside contacts. The successful candidate will be highly familiar with local government operations. The individual will have experience working independently and should be able to demonstrate experience drafting correspondence to elected officials, including agenda materials. Candidates with interest in continued growth in the City Management profession are desired

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