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Apply for a job through the Career Center

You can use the Career Center Portal to apply for a job with the City of Boston.

Find a job that you want to apply to? Click on the job and then select, “Apply for this position.”


Submit your application

To apply for a job, you need to complete the personal contact information and add your experience. You can do this in a few ways:

  • upload a resume (and cover letter, if you have one)
  • link to your LinkedIn profile, or
  • enter your experience yourself.

After you give us this information, you’ll be asked to answer questions related to you, your experience, and working for the City. After you complete these questions, you can choose to “Submit” or “Save and Return Later.”

If you click “Submit,” your application will be sent to the department with the open position. You should receive an email from the City about your application, including the job description and email contact for the job.

If you choose “Save and Return Later,” your application is not complete. You need to finish it and submit before the closing date of the job.

Need to Know:

Don’t forget to check your Spam or Junk folders. Sometimes emails we send can get caught there.

Human Resources
1 City Hall Square
Room 612
Boston, MA 02201-2017
Check on your application status

Xổ số may mắn hàng tuầnYou can do a quick check on the status of all the jobs you apply to through the Career Center. .

Want more info on a job?

Contact the hiring department. You can send an email to the contact listed on the Job Description or find a list of departments on

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