Jobs in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States

Portsmouth, a city situated in Rockingham county, is a popular historic seaport and holiday destination. Although it is not the largest community, the small city is the only city in the county. The city was named after the home town of the colony’s founder – Portsmouth, England.

The city is situated near the Piscataqua River, which divides New Hampshire and Maine. Portsmouth has a humid continental climate which brings mild summer days and heavy snow fall during the winter.

Population of Portsmouth

The city of Portsmouth has a population of about 21,000 people. The city has witnessed a decline in permanent population since the early 1990s. The racial make up of the population is predominantly White, however there is a sizeable Asian and Hispanic or Latino population. A significant number of Portsmouth households are made up of individual or non-family units.

The population of the city is diverse though, and over 20% of all households have children under the age of 18 living in them. The population is mature and has a median age of 40.3 years.

Education in Portsmouth

The City of Portsmouth School District manages seven elementary, middle and high schools. There are further educational opportunities at the 37 colleges and universities that are within 50 miles of the city.

The nearest of which are: Great Bay Community College, University of New Hampshire, and York County Community College. For adults or youth, the Portsmouth Public Library offers regular public events and courses such as excel basics or French language discussion groups.

The Strawberry Museum and Outdoor Recreation

With Portsmouth being a popular seaport destination there is plenty of small town charm for visitors and residents to enjoy. One of the most popular sites in the city is the Strawberry Banke Museum, a 10-acre living history museum. The Museum showcases beautiful gardens, historic houses, archaeology collections, craftspeople, ice skating and special events. A further local favorite is the USS Albacore Museum, a retired 1953 United States Navy submarine. Visitors enjoy exploring the submarine and getting an idea of what it was like to live on-board.

Market Square, the hub of Portsmouth, provides residents with numerous entertainment options such as restaurants, antique shops, bookstores, and art galleries. Visitors may enjoy the 17th century buildings which surround the squares or perhaps take a walking tour of Portsmouth which often start in Market Square. When further exploring the city by foot, Prescott Park is a highlight with its beautiful waterfront gardens and its annual summer arts festival.

Job Opportunities in Portsmouth

The city of Portsmouth has a healthy economy with a low unemployment rate (1.9%) compared to the national average (5.2%).Furthermore, the economy witnessed a high recent job growth rate (2.7%) compared to the national average (1.59%). Major industries include: retail and service, tourism, fishing, and agriculture.

Top employers in Portsmouth include: Hospital Corporation of America, Liberty Mutual Insurance, National Passport Center, Lonza Biologics, City of Portsmouth, National Visa Center, and John Hancock Insurance.

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Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by assisting the store manager in executing store operations during scheduled shifts.This job deploys partners and delegates tasks so that partners ...
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