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.
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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.