Career Opportunities

A Message from the Human Resources Department

City of Melrose is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

The City of Melrose considers each employee its most valuable asset. The City’s overriding goal is to hire and employ great people and to live up to its motto as “Melrose: One Community Open to All”. This motto represents who we are, what we believe and what we value. Melrose honors and celebrates diversity while encouraging unity and respect. As an employer, the City recognizes the unique journey each individual is on, and through hiring diverse talent aims to enhance its cultural lens and consciousness. The City aspires to understand, accept, and value the uniqueness of each individual, both their visible and hidden traits – including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, religious beliefs, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and personal experience.

Through equitable and transparent employment policies and practices, meaningful inclusion opportunities, and respect, the City strives to create an environment where employees of all backgrounds can succeed and thrive while providing citizens of all backgrounds with first rate municipal services. Building a resilient and healthy workforce and community will ensure the City is able to successfully meet the challenges of the future.

We sincerely appreciate your interest in the City of Melrose. Please rest assured that your application materials have been received. Due to the high volume of response, the Human Resources Department is unable to individually acknowledge the receipt of every application or return your phone calls regarding the process.

We carefully screen all applicants and select candidates whose qualifications best meet our needs. You will be contacted if you are selected to continue in the recruitment process.

We wish you success in your career endeavors!

Polina Latta, Director of Human Resources and Labor Relations

Public Works Department Open Positions

Use DPW Application for Full-time Union Positions    Application Deadline
Working Foreman - Forestry DivisionUntil Filled
Ed Stations - After School Helpers 

City of Melrose Open Positions

Use City of Melrose Application for General EmploymentApplication Deadline
Assistant City AuditorJune 12, 2024
Superintendent - Pine Banks ParkUntil Filled
Milano Center AssistantUntil Filled
Project ManagerUntil Filled

Recreation Department Positions


Employment Applications