Public Notice- Select Board Hires DPW Director

Public Notice

Select Board Hires Adam Jacobs as Public Works Director

GOFFSTOWN – After an extensive search to fill the vacancy of Public Works Director, the Goffstown Board of Selectmen announces the hiring of Adam Jacobs. Adam previously served as the DPW Director from 2015 to 2017 and as the Goffstown Town Administrator from 2017 until February 2019, before pursuing small business ownership in the private sector. Adam returns to the Goffstown Public Works Department with his unique combination of the public sector, military, and private sector experience, in a position well suited to his talents in project management and his keen eye for delivering services to residents and businesses both efficiently and effectively.

The Select Board would like to thank Mike Hillhouse, Assistant Director of Public Works, for acting as the Interim Director since the end of October through the end of 2019. Mike’s years of experience with the Department have been instrumental in managing the Department, including extensive construction on Shirley Hill Road and finishing up pavement projects throughout the Town before winter comes.

Adam will begin as the Public Works Director on January 6th, 2020. Prior to coming to Goffstown in 2015, Adam served as Public Works Operations Manager in the Town of Merrimack and as a Surface Warfare Officer in the United States Navy. Adam has his NH Professional Engineers License, holds a BS and MS in Civil Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration. Adam and his wife Tiffany live in Amherst with their four children.