Employment Process

Employment Process

The Town of Milford, with a population of approximately 15,500, is located in the hub of the Souhegan Valley.   As an employer, the Town of Milford provides a range of engaging employment opportunities for providing services to the residents of our town.

Openings are posted on our website or via our career page https://milfordnh.applicantpro.com.  While most of the positions will list an end date, some positions will remain open ended.  Applications will not be accepted beyond a specified end date.

In all cases, a completed employment application is required.  This can be submitted through our career page or via a downloadable employment application (PDF) which is available on our website.  Applicants meeting the minimum requirements are forwarded to the hiring department.  In most cases, it will be the hiring department who will reach out to schedule interviews.

The Town of Milford is an EEOE.

Job Application Instructions

Employment ApplicationIn most instances, a job posting will request applicants to forward a cover letter, a resume, references and a completed employment application.  This will be referred to as the "applicant packet".  Note:  An incomplete employment application will result in the applicant not receiving further consideration.
Background InvestigationAll staff driving on behalf of the Town will be required to undergo a DMV background check.  All staff 18 and over will be required to complete a State of NH Criminal Record Check, as well as a wide screen background check.  The Town also conducts background checks against the OIG Exclusion database, National Sex Offender Database, BEAS (when applicable) and verifies SSN information through the Social Security Number Verification Service.  Certain positions will require fingerprinting and undergo a FBI background check.
Physical ExamThe following departments require physical exams, which include an alcohol and drug test: Milford Police Department, Milford Fire Department, Milford Ambulance Services, Department of Public Works and the Water Utilities Department.  The cost of the physical will be paid for by the Town of Milford.
Certification and Authorization

Your signature on the employment application attests to the following:

I certify that the information contained in this application and in any resume provided by me or any party representing my interests is correct and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that any false statements or misrepresentations made by me on this application or any supplement thereto will be sufficient grounds for rejection of this application or discharge after employment. I hereby authorize the Town of Milford to obtain information concerning me from former employers and/or educational institutions and I release all concerned from any liability in connection therewith. I understand that refusal to grant this authorization will not necessarily void my application. If employed by the Town of Milford, I understand that such employment is subject to (1) the policies and regulations of the Town; (2) submitting documentary proof of U.S. citizenship or alien status, as required; and (3) the employment at will disclosure (i.e., my employment and compensation can be terminated with or without notice, and with or without cause, at any time by either the Town or myself). I hereby authorize the Town of Milford to photocopy (or obtain a photocopy of) my driver’s license.

I fully understand that, should I be offered employment, the Town of Milford may require a pre-employment screening which may include, but not be limited to, a physical exam, license check, criminal record check, and/or illegal drug screening. I understand that my refusal to submit to and cooperate fully in this screening process shall constitute good and sufficient cause for withdrawal of this application from further consideration. I understand that failure to pass any of the screening areas will result in my not being considered for employment with the Town of Milford.


Forms to complete

CRC - Municipal Employee Background Check


DSSP391 (Effective 4/24/17) 1 Revised 3.1.19

CRC - Emergency Providers Form


Emergency medical service PROVIDER LICENSING NH RSA 153-A:10-a

DSSP421    (Effective 4/24/17)

DMV - Release of Motor Vehicles Records

Release of Motor Vehicle Records

Form DSMV 505 (Rev. 8/18)

Legal Right to Work -

Form I-9

Form I-9 is used for verifying the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired for employment in the United States. All U.S. employers must ensure proper completion of Form I-9 for each individual they hire for employment in the United States. 

Instructions for completing the Form I-9 (Expires 8/31/2019)

BEAS FormBureau of Elderly and Adult Services - Completed by the prospective employee and used by employers to request a review of the registry.  Effective July 1, 2007, the New Hampshire Statute RSA 161-F:49 requires that all employers of programs that are licensed, certified, or funded by the NH Department of Health and Human Services to provide services, submit the name of prospective employees who may have client contact for review against the registry of founded reports of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of incapacitated adults. Can be submitted electronically BEASStateRegistry@dhhs.nh.gov