The city of Portsmouth, NH seeks an enthusiastic, proactive leader to be a critical member of the leadership team for this vibrant and historic seaport community of approximately 22,000 residents. Considered one of the oldest port cities in the nation, Portsmouth is located at the mouth of the Piscataqua River and is the hub of the New Hampshire and southern Maine seacoast region. The entertainment, business, health, educational and cultural opportunities are exceptional. Portsmouth has often been named to the list of top tourist destinations and places to live in the U.S.
Reporting to the City Manager, the Deputy City Manager focuses on administering/managing special projects and strategic initiatives and serves as the City Manager’s representative to community stakeholders, employees and officials. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated organizational and leadership skills, be an exceptional communicator and have at least five years of progressively responsible municipal management experience. Candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in a related field (master’s preferred), or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Salary range $118,927.35 to $131,117.40 with outstanding benefits. The city is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse workforce.