Employment Opportunities

A message to prospective applicants

 Thank you for your interest in working in the public sector, and particularly the Town of Andover. In Andover, we take great pride in the high caliber of our workforce, both in the professionalism and technical expertise employees bring to their positions, as well as a total commitment to deliver high quality municipal services to our residents. Before applying for a position, we trust, first and foremost, that your values align with ours.

All vacant positions in both the Town and School departments are always posted on our website. Applications must be submitted electronically on-line. Application requirements such as cover letters, resumes, transcripts, letters of reference, licenses, driving records, etc. are specific to individual positions. Please read each posting for specific information about what information is requested as part of the application process. 

Open Town of Andover/Andover Public School Positions
Related information: Most positions in the public sector are unionized. Applicants wishing to know more about union contracts, including salary and other benefits, may click Contracts and read more about the terms and conditions of employment.  

Some positions are on-going postings. Apply for an On-going Position

These include the following: Substitute Teacher, Substitute Custodian, Substitute Crossing Guard, Substitute School Food Service Worker,
Per diem Adult Day Care Staff,
Per diem Senior Center Food Service Worker:

We also hire seasonal positions to work with children and young adults in the Andover Youth Services programs and the year round programs sponsored by the Recreational Division of the Department of Community Services Department.

Information about the Hiring Process:

Town positions: Applicants for municipal positions will be screened by a preliminary screening committee. If selected for an interview, applicants should expect a group interview experience. Finalists for most positions can expect that they will be asked to participate in an assessment center which is designed to highlight skills essential to the successful implementation of job responsibilities.

School department positions: Applicants for teaching positions are also screened by a preliminary screening committee and can anticipate a group interview. Finalists for teaching positions are often asked to visit a classroom to teach a lesson.
School department employees and select town employees will be asked to fill out a Criminal Records History Check (CORI form Opens a New Window. ) as well as a SAFIS (Fingerprinting Form)