City of Melrose is a vibrant community, a perfect compromise between a busy City and a quaint neighborhood with quick access to Boston; with a thriving commercial downtown, lush green landscapes, and variety of cultural and recreational activities.
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.