Community Relations Specialist
Conduct outreach program and respond to veterans' needs.
Senior Classification & Compensation Analyst
Evaluate, analyze, define, and administer the compensation and classification structures for the City of Boston.
Special Assistant to the Commissioner
Provide support to each of the four teams (Admin, Climate Planning, Energy, and Historic Preservation) in the Environment Department.
Senior Engineering Aide
Under supervision, serve as an instrument person in a field survey party.
Digital Equity Officer and Director of Broadband and Cable
Department of Innovation and Technology
Coordinate and lead the digital equity portfolio for the City of Boston.
Youth & Career Development Coordinator
Youth Employment & Opportunity
Oversee youth workforce development services, programs and partnership development.
Why Work for the City of Boston?
We Make History
What’s an old city know about new ways of doing things?
In Boston, we lead revolutions. We are a city rich in history and history in the making. We uphold our city’s proud tradition of inventing the future. Together, we’re disrupting old narratives and forging new ones
We Make an Impact
As City employees, we see the result of our work all around us— in street and infrastructure improvements, new buildings rising from the ground, safer and more prosperous neighborhoods, and happier, healthier children, families, and senior citizens. What we do at work today shapes the Boston of tomorrow.
We Serve With Pride
Public service is a noble calling: to help others, to make our community stronger, and to uphold the public's trust. The call to serve is rooted in instinct and constantly honed through awareness, empathy, and action. In choosing this path, we find our own lives enriched and our purpose fulfilled. It’s not just what we do, it’s who we are.
Our culture is the product of shared values and purpose, servant leadership, and a place where all people are empowered to effect positive change in the communities where we live, work, and play.
Stories From Our Employees
Kerry is the TV operations and technology manager for the Boston City Council.
Tina is a school traffic crossing guard for the City.
Joe Bagley is the archaeologist for the City of Boston.
Margaret shares her story of becoming a Boston firefighter.
Alice is bringing free public Wi-Fi to Boston.
Gabrielle helps residents, one call at a time.
Help with multi-step applications
How to become a Boston EMS EMT
Find out how to start a rewarding career as an Emergency Medical Technician.
How to become a police officer
You need to take the state's civil service exam and apply for the job.
How to become a firefighter
We use an innovative recruitment strategy to find future Boston firefighters.
Work at the Boston Police 911 Dispatch Call Center
You can join the Boston Police Operations Division as a dispatcher, 911 call taker, or Operations Support Unit employee.
Labor service jobs
Get involved in the City of Boston's construction projects.
Contact Human Resources
Our mission is to help the City of Boston attract and develop diverse, qualified, and productive employees to serve Boston's residents.
We believe in promoting a culture that makes City employees want to come to work every day, to a place they feel valued and supported, that drives an exceptional employee experience for our City of Boston colleagues and residents and elevates the role of public service.