Welcome to the Personnel Department

The Lynn City Personnel Department interacts with all other municipal departments. Above all else it has the responsibility to seek out the most qualified applicant to fill departmental vacancies.

The City of Lynn is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer
. All applications shall receive equal consideration and treatment in employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, marital status, familial status, and disabilities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform job related functions.

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List Director of Personnel

Drew Russo
(781) 586-6884
Lynn City Hall
412 - Fourth Floor

List Administrative Assistant
Maria M. Foglietta Bray
(781) 586-6880
(781) 477-7052
List Head Clerk
Alyson J. Hart
(781) 586-6878

City Job Postings, Exams and Announcements
Last Update: May 9, 2019 10:41 AM

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City of Lynn Hiring Information

The Personnel Department coordinates all civil service and non-civil service hiring for the City of Lynn.

Civil Service Exams: The Human Resources Division of Boston schedules the examinations.  Information and applications for civil service exams and the Continuous Testing Program (ConTest) can be obtained in the Personnel Department.

Job Posting:
Available positions for the City of Lynn are posted for ten working days within the Personnel Department.  You may also call 781-586-6878 for current jobs openings.

Labor Service:
Processing of Labor Service applications are handled in the Personnel Department. Entry level Labor Service positions for the City of Lynn are:

-DPW Maintenance Man 3rd Class for the Department of Public Works
-Cafeteria Helper and House worker for the School Department

Lynn School Job Application Guidelines

Administrative: Vacancy announcements for administrative opportunities are posted throughout the School Department. Typically, applicants have fourteen days to submit their letters of application, resumes, certifications and references to the personnel office.

Teacher Vacancies: The school personnel department maintains a resume bank of teacher applications, including their certification areas and levels. As vacancies occur, principals and directors access this resource to interview and recommend qualified teaching applicants to the Superintendent. Teacher applicants must submit a resume, copy of their license(s) and official college transcript(s) to the personnel office to apply for positions.

Substitute Teachers: All substitute teachers must have formally applied for substitute teaching positions through the personnel office and be processed for a CORI . Applicants for substitute teaching positions must have completed a minimum of two years of college.

Teacher Aides | Lunch Aides: Applicants may complete the necessary paperwork for these positions in the personnel office. Subsequently, they will be placed on a day to day-on call list for substitute assignments. Employment is contingent on a criminal background investigation.

Civil Service Positions: Many of the School department's positions are classified as Civil Service. Hiring and promotion practices for these positions are mandated by Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 31. See Massachusetts Division of Human Resources

Labor Service positions do not require an exam as part of the application process. Initially, individuals register for Labor Service positions at the Lynn City Hall personnel Department. Registrations remain active for five years.

As Labor Service vacancies occur within the School Department, the School Personnel Office requisitions City Hall for applicants.

List City of Lynn Employment Application Form Download (PDF)
  Employment Application Form  
  Application Procedures - Please refer to the specific requirements outlined in the job posting. The City of Lynn is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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  Employment Application Form
  Additional Requirements
The following requirements must also be included with the application above:
- Copies of your Official College Transcripts
- Two forms of official Identification

Lynn School Department
Applicants should be reminded that in accordance with the General Laws, Chapter 39, Section 33B, the confidential nature of the application will be honored until such time as the screening has taken place and semi-finalists have been selected.

It is the policy of the Lynn Public Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, home status or disability in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities in compliance with Title VI and VII of Civil Rights Act of 1964, Tile IX of the 1972 Education Amendments to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and M.G.L., Ch. 76. Sec. 5, M.G.L., Ch. 151B, and M.G.L., Ch. 151C.

Any person who wishes information concerning the application of Title IX of Chapter 622 should contact Ms. Barbara Rafuse, Acting Human Resources Coordinator, Lynn Public Schools, 90 Commercial Street, Lynn, MA 01905,
telephone # (781) 593-1680 ext. 3148.

Inquiries concerning non-discrimination policies may also be referred to the Regional Director, Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, J.W. McCormack P.O.C.H., Room 222, Boston, MA 02109-4557.

The Lynn School Department accepts all state and federal laws regarding the possession and/or use of illegal drugs as binding on its employees and therefore, all employees are prohibited from possessing, using, or distributing illicit drugs or alcohol on school premises or at any school-sponsored activity.



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