Cheshire County SealEmployment Opportunities





Cheshire County is an
Equal Opportunity Employer

For all positions, except where noted,
Forward resumes and applications to:

Mary Walker
Human Resources Generalist
(603) 399-7317


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Accounts Payable Coordinator – The Cheshire County Finance Department is looking to fill its full time Accounts Payable Coordinator position by mid-December 2017. Responsibilities include producing payables for all County Departments on a weekly basis as well as obtaining W-9 information and processing 1099’s for applicable vendors.  Applicants must be detailed oriented with a high level of accuracy while meeting ongoing deadlines. Proficiency in Excel with strong skills in adapting to computer software programs is necessary. Duties require a background in accounting with one to three years of related work experience.
Starting pay $14.98/hr.
Please send cover letter and resume to Mary Walker, Human Resources, Maplewood Nursing Home, 201 River Road, Westmoreland, NH 03467 or email tel 603-399-7317, fax 603-399-4429. EOE

Position Title:  Wraparound Care Coordinator                                
Department: System of Care
Reports to: Care Management Manager/Process Coordinator         
: November 3, 2016
Salary: 5M $21.37-30.17 per hour                                                  
: 40/week
Cheshire County Government is seeking to hire a full time wraparound care coordinator to join the Monadnock Region System of Care and work in the Conval School District in Peterborough.

General Summary
The Wraparound Care Coordinator provides family-centered planning facilitation for youth with significant emotional and behavioral health needs, develops plans of care driven by the strengths and needs of the child, youth, and family/primary caregiver, obtains targeted support services, and monitors the provision and outcomes of plan so that the child or youth and family can be successful at home, at school, and in the community.  To be effective, the coordinators will work with children/youth in their homes and communities, incorporate the entire family and their natural supports in planning process, focus on the child’s and family’s strengths, and demonstrate cultural and linguistic competence.
Essential Job Functions
·         Maintains a caseload of up to 6 to 8 children/youth and their families.
·         Engage children/youth and families in New Hampshire Wraparound process to identify their unmet needs, functional strengths and individual supports that are vital to improving the daily functioning.
·         Develops and supports a family based Plan of Care in accordance with New Hampshire Wraparound manual and curriculum.
·         Coordinates and monitors service between agencies to meet the identified individual needs.
·         Supports child/youth and the family in meeting the needs and objectives of their Plan of Care, which includes weekly face-to face wraparound planning and team meetings
·         Assists youth and family in identifying natural supports and community based opportunities and activities (sports, arts, clubs, and volunteerism) that nurture strengths, skills, and resilience, and provide support for youth and family to be fully engaged in their community.
·         Establishes a trusting relationship with the child/youth and family.
·         Schedules, coordinates and facilitates family team wraparound meetings.
·         Adheres to the New Hampshire Wraparound Model to maintain the highest fidelity in service to those values and principles.
·         Develops cooperative working relationships with all the agencies serving the child/youth and family
·         Complete all paperwork and enter all appropriate case specific information into the data system.
·         Adheres to ethical, required reporting, and confidentiality standards as required by state laws and New Hampshire Wraparound standards.

·         A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university in related field.
·         A minimum of two years’ experience, preferably in health care, social services, behavioral health care, social work, human services, or education, with care management experience.
·         A high school diploma or equivalency; and a) was a participant in, or is a direct caregiver, or was a direct caregiver of an individual who received services from a public child and family-serving system; and b) meets the training and certification requirements for the care coordinator.

·         Facilitation skills, including conflict and group management.
·         Excellent oral and written communication skills
·         Knowledge of and experience with children’s behavioral health systems, services and supports is preferred
·         Understanding of culturally and linguistically appropriate services is preferred.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
·         Adheres to County and program policies and procedures.
·         Extensive regional travel required. Occasional statewide travel and attendance at out-of-state Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration conference required.
Please mail a resume and cover letter to the attention of Dennis Calcutt, Project Director
 at 12 Court Street, Keene, NH 03431 or email directly to 


Department:     Nursing
Job Title:          Ward Aide
Rate of Pay:      Grade 2 $10.47*
Job Status:       Permanent
Shift hours:      Per Diem
·         Under the supervision of the Staff Nurse, responsible for assisting residents and staff with non-direct resident care activities.
·         Prepares dining room for meals.
·         Ensures adaptive equipment is available for residents.
·         Serves meal trays, assists with tray preparation, removes trays after meals.
·         Completes Appetite Records.
·         Clears dining room after meals.
·         Reports appetites less than 25% to nursing staff.
·         Returns food carts to kitchen area.
For more information on this position, please contact Mary Walker in Human Resources at 399-7317.
*Prior County experience may be considered when setting the rate of pay.

$3,500 SIGN ON BONUS!!
Department:    Nursing
Job Title:         Nursing Supervisor (RN)
Rate of Pay:    Grade 6M $24.68 - $34.45* with a $4/hour position differential, $1.40 shift 
                         differential as well as $1.35 weekend differential
Job Status:      Permanent
Shift Hours:    1 Full Time Position:  11:00pm-7:00am, 40 hrs/wk
                       1 Part Time Position: 11:00pm-7:00am 16 hrs/wk (can be made into a FULL TIME                                     .                        position with additional  hours being worked as a staff nurse

Under the direction of the Director of Nursing, plans, coordinates, manages, and evaluates resident care activities, nursing personnel, and unit operations on a designated shift.
·         Sets objectives and standards for the shift.
·         Evaluates residents’ status and unit activities at the beginning of each shift and assures an appropriate level of nursing staff are available to provide safe, high quality care.
·         Evaluates resident’ status at the beginning of each shift.
·         Participates in and assures appropriate assessment of residents.
·         Coordinates and communicates information about care with residents and families.
·         Must have knowledge of administrative nursing techniques in a long term care setting equivalent to completion of an Associate’s degree plus additional professional level courses and three to five years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
·         Must be thoroughly oriented to all facility policies and agree to comply with all facility policies.

Please contact Mary Walker at 399-7317 for more information. 

Department:     Nursing
Job Title:          LNA I, LNA II
Rate of Pay:      Grade 4 $11.83 Grade 5 $12.91 *
Job Status:       Permanent
Shift Hours:      Weekend Baylor, All shifts – 24 hrs/wk
                        Full Time, 11:00pm-7:00am, 40 hrs/wk, every other weekend
                        Full Time, 3:00pm-11.00pm, 40hrs/wk
                        Per Diem, All shifts
·         Under the supervision of the LPN Charge Nurse or Staff Nurse, provides basic resident care and assists in the maintenance of the unit environment.
·         Follows facility policies and procedures and the standards of the Nurse Practice Act of New Hampshire.
Duties include but are not limited to:
·         Receives and gives report regarding assigned residents.
·         Gives report to supervising nurse at the end of the shift.
·         Receives assignments from RN or LPN. 
·         Performs direct and indirect resident care activities as ordered and consistent with Maplewood policies and procedures.
·         Duties require knowledge of nursing assistance equivalent to completion of a high school diploma plus additional courses and up to one year of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
·         Must be registered as a Licensed Nurse Assistant by the State of New Hampshire.
·         Must be thoroughly oriented to all facility policies and agree to comply with all facility policies.
For more information on this position, please contact Mary Walker in Human Resources at 399-7317.
*Prior County experience may be considered when setting the rate of pay

Department: Nursing
Job Title:  LPN/RN
Rate of Pay: Grade 4M $18.40 Grade 5M $22.37*
Job Status: Permanent
Shift Hours:  (5)  Full Time Position: 3:00pm-11:00pm 40 hrs/wk, every other weekend
(1)   Part Time Position: 11:00am-7:00pm 16 hrs/wk
·         Under the direction of the Nurse Manager or RN Supervisor, responsible for performing clinical and administrative duties on assigned floor. 
·         Supports the Nurse Manager or RN Supervisor in maintaining standards of resident care and maintaining policies and protocols to meet OBRA regulations for long term care.
·         Accepts and gives shift report.
·         Communicates unit problems and needs to the Nurse Manager, RN Supervisor or LPN Charge Nurse.
·         Make rounds to evaluate the status of residents and determine resource needs.
·         Performs resident assessments.
·         Must be licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse by the State of New Hampshire.
·         Must be thoroughly oriented to all facility policies and agree to comply with all facility policies.
·         Must attend mandatory in-services and retain registration with the State of New Hampshire.
Please contact Mary Walker at 399-7317 for more information.
*Prior county experience may be considered when setting the rate of pay.

Department:          Dietary    
Job Title:               Dietary Aide
Rate of Pay:          Grade 2 $10.47*
Job Status:           Permanent
Shift hours:           Full Time Position: 40 hrs/wk – 12pm – 8pm, every other weekend required
                               Full Time Position: 32 hrs/wk – 5am-1pm, every other weekend required
                               Part Time Position: 16 hrs/wk – 4pm - 8pm, every other weekend required
Under the supervision of the Food Services Director, responsible for providing assistance with the preparation, set-up, and serving of scheduled meals.
·         Obtains food and supplies as instructed.
·         Performs cleaning duties in the kitchen and dining room; gathers dirty dishes from the resident floors; scrapes dishes, loads dishwashing machine; and puts away clean dishes.  Ensures a sanitized and clean environment.
·         Works on the tray line; cuts up breakfast tickets.
·         Assists in serving meals and loading food.
·         Assists in setting up dining room, including setting up juices, butters, desserts, and breakfast and lunch specials for the following day.
For more information on this position, please contact Mary Walker in Human Resources at 399-7317.
                           *Prior County experience may be considered when setting the rate of pay. 

Department:     Environmental Services
Job Title:          Housekeeping Aide
Rate of Pay:     Grade 2 $10.47*
Job Status:      Permanent
Shift Hours:     (1) Part Time position, 8 hrs/wk, 7:00am-3:00pm every Sunday
                          (1) Part Time position, 8 hrs/wk,  7:00am-3:00pm every Saturday
Under the supervision of the Housekeeping Supervisor, responsible for performing a wide range of cleaning duties in all areas of the Nursing Home, using specialized housekeeping equipment and chemicals in order to maintain a clean, safe, and aseptic environment for residents, staff, and the public.
·         Follows cleaning schedule as outlined for Housekeeping Department to include discharged/isolations cleaning procedures.
·         Cleans all assigned building areas throughout the Nursing Home in a clean, neat, and sanitary manner and in accordance with established housekeeping procedures.
·         Operates various types of cleaning equipment, both mechanical and electrical, in order to remove soils, stains, and other debris from assigned areas.
·         Cleans all resident rooms and corridors on a daily basis; disinfects when necessary; polishes where required.
For more information on this position, please contact Mary Walker in Human Resources at
*Prior County experience may be considered when setting the rate of pay. 


12 Court Street Keene, NH 03431
Clinical Coordinator for Cheshire County Drug Court Program
Job title: Clinical Coordinator
Salary Range:
Work location: Keene, NH
Cheshire County Drug Court
Reports to: Drug Court Coordinator
Full Time 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Manages and coordinates the clinical and treatment services for the Cheshire County Drug Court. 
Supervises treatment staff and develops and implements treatment plans, clinical recommendations,
and delivery of evidence-based curriculums (T4C, CBI, MRT, MI, etc.). 
•    Assesses program needs and recommends changes to enhance and increase effectiveness
•    Conducts clinical evaluations and documentation for referrals and assigns caseloads to self
and treatment staff under his/her supervision
•    Oversees and evaluates contracted treatment professionals in the case management and treatment of emotional, cognitive, developmental, behavioral and interpersonal disorders, illnesses and substance use disorders. 
•    Conducts individual and group treatment sessions
•    Attends weekly treatment staffings, court appearances and treatment team meetings
•    Adheres /complies with established Federal, State, and local standards and guidelines, relating to participant confidentiality, release of criminal history information, and program policies and procedures
Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:
Minimum Requirements:  Master’s degree in Public or Judicial Administration, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, or related field preferred. MLADC and LCMHC or LICSW licensure required. A minimum of three years of experience working in the criminal justice system, social work, therapeutic evaluation or related field.  Direct experience working within the drug court model is preferred. Preference given to applicants who are certified in Thinking for a Change, Cognitive Behavioral Intervention (UCI), Motivational Interviewing, Seeking Safety,  and Moral Reconation Therapy.

Skill Requirements:
•    Excellent verbal, listening and written communication skills, including ability to effectively
communicate with internal and external customers
•    Effective conflict resolution and negotiations skills
•    Effective stress and time-management skills
•    Basic computer proficiency (MS Word, MS Outlook, Internet, etc.)
•    Sound work ethics, fairness and cultural sensitivity
•    Must maintain electronic health records
Application Instructions:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, salary summary and references to Human Resources, Mary Walker ( and copy Drug Court Coordinator, Alison Welsh (
Position is open until filled.

The Cheshire County Sheriff’s Office in Keene, NH is seeking
full time Deputy Sheriff’s.
Must possess a High School diploma or equivalent, valid driver’s license, have excellent communication and writing skills, must be at least 21 years of age and be a US Citizen.  Applicant must pass a battery of tests, including polygraph, psychological screening and extensive background investigation.  NH full time police officer certification preferred. 
Please stop by the Sheriff’s Office, 12 Court Street, Keene, NH for an application or you may download one from our website at
Application Deadline:  August 18, 2017.
Submit completed applications with a cover letter to Cheshire County Sheriff’s Office, 12 Court Street, Keene, NH  03431 EOE

Cheshire County Department of Corrections

We have positions open for
Correctional Officers
Call us now at (603) 903-1636!
Or mail/fax your resume & cover letter to
Cheshire County Department of Corrections
Attn: Timothy Knowles
825 Marlboro Road, Keene, NH 03431


Department:   Department of Corrections (Dietary)             
Job Title:        Prep Cook I
Job Status:    Permanent
Rate of Pay:   4T $11.83
Shift hours:   1 Part Time 24 hrs/wk 9.30am-5.30pm and every other weekend
Under the supervision of the Cook Supervisor, responsible for assisting with preparing food in accordance with standardized recipes, planned menus, and special diet orders.
·         Maintains high standards of sanitation in food handling, storage, and the work environment.
·         Set-up and keep stocked Staff Dining Deli/Salad Bar and Beverages.
·         Sees that supplies are obtained from storage areas prior to meal production.  Uses only approved substitutions.
·         Prepares or directs the preparation of all food served, following standard recipes and special diet orders.  Plans food production to coordinate with meal serving hours so that quality, temperature and appearance of food is preserved.
·         May direct and assist in daily and scheduled cleaning duties of the department.  Sees that department complies with established sanitary standards.
·         Monitor Inmate Tray line to insure portion and special diet accuracy.
·         Monitors Inmate Kitchen Work Crews including Knife Cabinet sign in/out and Inmate Restroom check 3 times daily.
·         Maintains good customer service values.
·         Assists in maintaining good public relations.
·         Performs other related duties as required.
Duties require knowledge of food preparation and distribution equivalent to completion of a high school diploma and up to one year of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Cheshire County’s policies and applicable laws. 
Supervises and instructs the inmate kitchen work crews in food handling and sanitation, including the use of utensils, dish room and pots/pans functions.  Informs inmates of Dietary rules and regulations and monitors compliance with same.
For more information on this position, please contact Don Nason at the Department of Corrections at (603) 903-1695 or submit resume/application to 825 Marlboro Road, Keene NH 03431.
* Prior County experience may be considered when setting the rate of pay.