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Join the City of Boston Team!

There are rewarding opportunities to join the City of Boston team in a range of different roles.

You can find the full list of opportunities at our Career Center. On this page, we are highlighting a set of key leadership roles that will collaborate with City departments to deliver on the Mayor’s vision for an equitable Boston.  If you have a passion for Boston and a drive to deliver even more for our residents, we want to hear from you.

Please note: Boston residency is required for all of these positions.


Chief of Planning

The Chief of Planning will help build a Boston with and for everyone. This person will have primary responsibility for driving the Mayor’s vision for planning that advances the goals of a more equitable, resilient, transit-oriented, and affordable city. The Chief of Planning will have an unprecedented opportunity to be at the forefront of making this vision a reality.

Learn more and apply

For more information, please contact Michael Firestone in the Mayor’s Office at michael.firestone@boston.gov.


Chief Information Officer

The Chief Information Officer will deliver and support  the City's digital products and services for residents and City staff.  As the City’s most senior IT leader, the CIO is responsible for overseeing technology and advising on technology policy across an array of departments.  The CIO’s focus is to improve government operations and our residents’ quality of life through the development and implementation of thoughtful technology policies, platforms, products, infrastructure, and services.

Learn more and apply

For more information, please contact John Paul Gervais in the Mayor’s Office at johnpaul.gervais@boston.gov.


Chief of Human Services

The Chief of Human Services will help work toward a more equitable city, by ensuring that city services and opportunities for Boston residents are accessible and responsive to the needs of all. The Chief of Human Services will lead the implementation of the Mayor’s human services agenda for Boston, overseeing key departments that provide services to city residents, and working in partnership with social service organizations and service providers across the city.

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For more information, please contact Celina Barrios-Millner in the Mayor’s Office at celina.barrios-millner@boston.gov.


Senior Advisor for the Green New Deal

The Senior Advisor will have the opportunity to shape an all-of-government approach to climate and equity-led governance and help make Boston a groundbreaking model of city leadership. The Senior Advisor, working in close partnership with the Mayor, the Chief of Environment, Energy, and Open Space (EEO), the Chief of Operations, Chief of Streets, Chief of Planning, School Superintendent, and other senior city officials will have primary responsibility for driving the initiatives of the Boston Green New Deal and Just Recovery Plan laid out by Mayor Wu.

Learn more and apply

For more information, please contact Michael Firestone in the Mayor’s Office at michael.firestone@boston.gov.

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