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City of Boston policies for employment

The City of Boston is a dynamic employer with more than 17,000 employees. The City is one of Massachusetts' largest employers.

We are an inclusive equal opportunity employer with a variety of interesting positions that provide services to residents and businesses of Boston. We strive to hire individuals who are motivated to improve our neighborhoods and world class city.

Equal Opportunity Employer statement

The City of Boston is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment.

Therefore, qualified applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category.

National Service Statement

The City of Boston encourages AmeriCorps alumni, Peace Corps alumni, and veterans to apply for employment. The City believes national service alumni and veterans have unique transferable skills, such as being dedicated and mission oriented.

Therefore, Boston is providing them the opportunity to share how these skills can be applied in the City workplace. Please note that preference will not be given to national alumni in the hiring process. The inclusion of this statement on the City of Boston Career Center is to highlight the value that national service alumni can bring to the work place.

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