General Information

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

Job Postings: Available positions for the City of Lynn are posted for a minimum of ten working days and can be found in the Current Job Postings section. Please call 781-586-6878 or e-mail [email protected] for more information. 

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.

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

-DPW Maintenance Person 3rd Class for the Department of Public Works
-Cafeteria Helper for the School Department

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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.

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, LPS Human Resources requisitions City Hall for applicants.

Please note that it may not be possible to respond individually to all candidates because of the volume of applications received. The hiring department will be in touch to schedule an interview if it believes the applicant is a good fit for the position.

Por favor tenga en cuenta que no será posible responder individualmente a todos los candidatos debido al volumen de solicitudes recibidas. El departamento de contratación se comunicará para programar una entrevista si considera que el solicitante es un buen candidato para el puesto.