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Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities in the City of Fitchburg!

Municipal government offers people the opportunity to serve the community, as well as to work in a professional and career fulfilling environment. Our City has high expectations of those who join our team, but at the same time, we regard our employees as our most valuable asset. We recognize that it is our employees who drive our success and meet the needs of our City’s residents and businesses every day. So to attract and retain the best staff, we offer competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and opportunities for career growth and development.

To apply for an open position, select the job title you are interested in and click the “Apply” link. If this is your first time applying online, you must create an account and select a username and password. Please note, you will not be able to complete an application until your account has been setup. Once the account setup is completed, you may begin completing your application. The information in your account will be saved and may be used to apply for future positions. Please note the City accepts electronic applications only. Applications are accepted for open and currently advertised positions only.

You will have the opportunity to upload a resume and cover letter. Read the job posting carefully; it contains information about the position for which you are applying. Answer all questions completely and accurately. Your opportunity for employment begins with the accuracy and completeness of your application. The information you provide in the application and assessment (if applicable) will be the primary basis for evaluating your qualifications.

You are responsible for documenting all relevant qualifications in the appropriate section of the application (i.e., do not refer to a resume in lieu of listing responsibilities on your application). Your completed application, resume, cover letter and any other documents which may be required, may be electronically uploaded.

Upon completion and electronic submission of your application, you will receive an email notification confirming our receipt of your application. Kindly note, the Human Resources office is not able to provide status updates via telephone.

The City of Fitchburg is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We highly value diversity in our workplace. Candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religious creed, gender, national origin or citizenship status, ancestry, disability, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, veteran status or any other protected classifications. Interested individuals, who meet the minimum requirements, are invited to apply for consideration.

Thank you again for your interest in employment with the City of Fitchburg. We wish you every success!

Job Openings

Human Resources Assistant   

Human Resources Department | None
Rate of Pay: $48,880 - $54,964
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Position will remain posted until filled.

Payroll & Benefits Manager  

Treasurer's Office | None
Rate of Pay: $73,736 - $102,232
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Position will remain posted until filled.

City Treasurer/Tax Collector  

Treasurer's Office | None
Rate of Pay: $101,400 - $129,168
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Position will remain posted until filled.

Public Works Inspector  

Public Works Department | Engineering
Rate of Pay: $60,892/yr - $76,700/yr
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Position will remain posted until filled.

Pool Front Desk and Concessions Staff  

Public Works Department | Recreation
Rate of Pay: $16.00/hr. - $16.00/hr.
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Posting will remain opening until positions are filled.

Playground Leader  

Public Works Department | Recreation
Rate of Pay: $16.00/hr. - $16.00/hr.
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Posting will remain open until positions are filled.

Playground Coordinator  

Public Works Department | Recreation
Rate of Pay: $20.00/hr. - $20.00/hr.
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Position posted until filled.

Splash Park Attendant  

Public Works Department | Recreation
Rate of Pay: $16.00/hr. - $16.00/hr.
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Posting will remain open until positions are filled.

Lifeguard I  

Public Works Department | Recreation
Rate of Pay: $21.00/hr - $21.00/hr
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Positions will remain posted until filled.

Head Lifeguard   

Public Works Department | Recreation
Rate of Pay: $23.00/hr - $23.00/hr
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Position will remain posted until filled.

Motor Equipment Repairer - DPW- Streets  

Public Works Department | Streets
Rate of Pay: $30.30/hr - $39.52/hr
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Position will remain posted until filled.

Light Motor Equipment Operator - Cemetery  

Public Works Department | Cemetery
Rate of Pay: $20.71/hr. - $27.01/hr.
Status: Until Filled
Details: Position will remain posted until filled.

Civilian Police Dispatcher  

Police Department | None
Rate of Pay: $45,011 - $55,994
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Position will remain posted until filled.

Building Commissioner/Zoning Enforcement Officer  

Building Department | None
Rate of Pay: $87,204 - $124,176 annually
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Position will remain posted until filled.

Civil Engineer  

Public Works Department | Engineering
Rate of Pay: $77,220 - $104,728 annually
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Position will remain posted until filled.

Senior Wastewater Treatment Operator - WWTF  

Public Works Department | Wastewater
Rate of Pay: $30.17/hr. - $40.79/hr.
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Position will remain posted until filled.