City Clerk and Tax Collector

The City of Lebanon is currently accepting applications for a full-time, 40 hours per week, City Clerk & Tax Collector.   This position offers a condensed work week consisting of four 10-hour workdays, Monday – Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.   

The City Clerk & Tax Collector manages the City Clerk & Tax Collector Department, which administers elections; administers and manages City ordinances; manages and maintains permanent and vital records; oversees the City’s digital Records Management system; processing and collecting property taxes; recording tax liens; collection of fees and charges, such as Water & Sewer; issues motor vehicle registrations and various licenses, deeds and permits; and provides support to the City Manager and City Council as necessary.  The City Clerk & Tax Collector works closely with all City departments, as well as City residents, businesses, and organizations; the media; and state and federal officials.  In the absence of the City Manager and Deputy City Manager, The City Clerk & Tax Collector may be appointed to serve as Acting City Manager for a short duration, when requested. 

The City Clerk & Tax Collector position functions in accordance with state statutory and constitutional requirements, and the Department works within a complex legal framework including the City Charter, ordinances, and policies, as well as state and federal laws and regulations. 

The City Clerk & Tax Collector manages a staff of administrative employees as well as seasonal election officials.  This position requires frequent work outside of regular business hours. 

The 2023 weekly salary range is $1,601.12 to $2,161.47 and is enhanced by a comprehensive, flexible spending benefits package that includes: health insurance with an employer paid HSA contribution toward deductible ($2,000 single coverage and $4,500 for 2-person/family coverage), paid vacation, sick, 12 weeks parental leave and personal days; dependent care FSA fully funded by City to maximum amount allowed of $5,000, city paid dental insurance, short-term and long-term disability; life insurance, enrollment in the New Hampshire Retirement System and other flexible benefit options! 

Educational Requirement:  Candidate for this position should have, at a minimum, a bachelor’s degree in, business management, accounting, public administration or related field.   Five to seven years’ experience in a responsible management position in a city/town clerk’s office or other professional setting, with five years of supervisory experience.

For more detailed information and/or to apply, please visit the City’s online Career Portal at

The City of Lebanon is an equal opportunity employer.


City of Lebanon
Close Date: 
Saturday, April 15, 2023
$1,601.12 to $2,161.47