Portsmouth is a beautiful New England seaside community located near the coast of New Hampshire and situated between the cities of Boston and Portland. Portsmouth is a historic seaport and popular year-round tourist destination on the Piscataqua River.
The City is known for its rich history. The National Trust for Historic Preservation named Portsmouth to its list of America’s Dozen Distinctive Destinations, calling the city “one of the most culturally rich destinations in the country” with a “stimulating mix of historic buildings, sidewalk cafes, great restaurants, art galleries, jazz clubs and distinctive artisans’ boutiques.” “Originally a working seaport where merchant ships traveled up and down the Piscataqua River, it is still a working port, where tugboats can be seen escorting ships through the treacherous currents of this tidal river.” – Portsmouth Historical Society
Portsmouth is a full-service community. Services include Administration and Finance, Public Safety, Schools, Economic Development and Regulatory Services, Library, Recreation, Senior Services and Public Works. The City has a professional staff of 800 full time employees, a budget of $125M and enjoys a AAA bond rating.
The City offers a generous compensation and benefits package that includes retirement, paid time off including vacation, holidays, medical & dental insurance, flexible spending account, professional development, career growth, longevity incentives, and more!