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Neighborhood Development job opportunities

Our job is to turn urban vision into reality. We create policies that affect housing and neighborhoods.

We have a lot of talented people working in our department. They’re rewarded by seeing their work improve the City. A recent survey found that 90 percent of our employees feel their work makes Boston a better place.

Ready to join us? Check out the City of Boston's Career Center website for current openings. We are an equal opportunity employer.

ONGOING RECRUITING

We're always looking for new talent to join us. Whether you're an experienced professional or a recent graduate, we may have a job for you. We recruit paid and unpaid interns to work on City policies. We're also looking for the following talent:

Still have questions? Contact:
Neighborhood Development
12 Channel Street
9th Floor
Boston, MA 02210
Questions about careers?

For general questions about careers with us, contact cathleen.coleman-fiumara@boston.gov.

Innovation and Technology

Our daily needs are always changing and being on the cutting edge of technology is a must. We need technology specialists to help us make the most of our Salesforce platform, associated tech tools and digital products. 

We’re also on the lookout for consultants and student analysts. Job responsibilities include:

  • Fine-tuning our reports and dashboards
  • Creating custom mobile apps
  • Identifying new business needs
  • Fixing bugs, and
  • Helping our tech team work smarter.

For more information, email Nolin Greene at nolin.greene@boston.gov.


Product Owner

We’re currently hiring for a Product Owner to help DND accelerate the pace of innovation within our technology systems and our department more broadly. This position will be responsible for the maintenance, development, and enhancement of the core, cloud-based technology solutions used by DND to serve our front-line staff, or partners, and our constituents. 

If you’re someone with an interest or background in user research, continuous improvement, or performance management, consider applying. This position will work across all of our divisions to make our technology more user-friendly, more powerful, and more responsive to the needs of our customers. In doing so, this position will aim to accelerate our understanding of how DND’s programs and services are making an impact in the lives and communities in which we operate. City of Boston residency is required and you can find the complete job description and link to submit an application.


Technology Support Specialist

We’re currently hiring a Technology Support Specialist to help our internal staff adopt and implement the technologies they need to advance their work. This position will be responsible for supporting the department’s 150 staff, leading trainings on new hardware and software solutions, and developing new processes to manage our department’s support desk. 

If you love helping users adopt new technologies that make their lives easier and provide value to their customers, consider applying! This position offers the opportunity to learn new technologies, and constantly problem solve to help staff identify the root cause of a technology challenges. City of Boston residency is required take a look at the complete job description and link to submit an application.

Office of Housing Stability Interns

The Office of Housing Stability helps residents find and maintain stable, safe, and affordable housing. They are looking for interns to work with Boston residents who are at risk of housing instability and support the research, development, and implementation of new programs and policies that the office is exploring.

Fill out the Expression of Interest form here.

Legal masterminds

We’re always looking for legal interns who are law school students or recent graduates. You'll help us with policies that meet federal and state laws. You'll be responsible for legal research related to:

  • real estate interests
  • affordability covenants
  • Salesforce database management, and
  • compliance operations and monitoring.

For more information, email AnneMarie Belrose at  annemarie.belrose@boston.gov.

Budget and finance experts

We have about $80 million in annual funding that we manage. We handle funds and expenses for a variety of federal, state, and City programs. We need people who have experience in municipal budgeting and finance. You'll help us develop techniques for financial planning.

Contact Tim Davis at Tim.Davis2@boston.gov to learn more.

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