Working for the City

Welcome to the City of Boston Career Center. We have over 18,000 employees performing a wide variety of jobs serving the residents of Boston. Our employees enjoy competitive salaries and a generous benefits package.

On this website you can view available jobs, review job descriptions, and complete an online application. This website has easy to follow instructions to lead you through the application process.

If a career in public service appeals to you, then you are the person we are looking for. Come work for the City of Boston!

Vivian Leonard, Director
Office of Human Resources
City of Boston


The City of Boston strives to hire diverse individuals who are motivated to improve the communities in which they live.

What we offer you, the job applicant:

  • 13 paid holidays and generous vacation, sick, and personal day benefits

  • 7 choices of health insurance plans, including, Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Harvard Pilgrim

  • Dental, vision, and life insurance benefit options

  • Access to an onsite daycare program and a free Employee Assistance Program

  • A diverse workplace environment where diversity is seen as a strength and where we are committed to equal employment opportunities.