Company Overview

Since its incorporation as a city in 1848, the City of Worcester is governed by a Council-Manager, or Plan E, form of government with a popularly elected Mayor, 11 City Council Members and a City Manager. Located in the center of Massachusetts, between Boston and Springfield, Worcester is known as the “Heart of the Commonwealth.”

Worcester offers a great opportunity to own or rent, raise a family or live independently. Worcester is a city that offers the best of both large and small cities with its affordable housing; quality public schools; many colleges and universities; access to diverse culture, sports, restaurants and entertainment; and reliable local and regional transportation.


A priority of the City of Worcester is to enhance the diversity in its workforce!

The Diversity & Inclusion Division is dedicated to recruiting, hiring, including, developing, retaining, engaging and motivating a diverse, results-oriented, high-performing workforce. This is accomplished by:

  • Adjusting employment and promotion processes
  • Using strategic hiring initiatives for underrepresented people
  • Ensuring all employees have access to diversity and inclusion training and education

The City of Worcester is striving toward building a more diverse workforce. We’re proud to have increased our minority representation by 67% from 188 in 2012 to 318 in 2020. This reflects an increase in the total municipal workforce from 11% in 2012 to 18% in 2020.


City of Worcester – Where Diversity Works
The City of Worcester is proud to be a city with a well educated and diverse work force. With the City of Worcester employees enjoy paid vacation and sick days, paid holidays and group health insurance. Full Time, Part Time as well as Paid and Non-Paid Internship positions are offered.

The City of Worcester is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Preference is given to Worcester residents.

The City of Worcester assures that every individual shall have equal access to all City employment opportunities. The City is all inclusive and will not discriminate on the basis of disability, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, race, age, color, religious creed, national origin, genetic information, ancestry, military service or source of income.

The City of Worcester values the safety of our employees, our residents and our visitors. In accordance with the City of Worcester’s Vaccination Verification Policy, if you are selected for any job with the City of Worcester you must be either fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit proof of weekly COVID-19 testing.

Company Summary
City of Worcester
Number of Employees
(508) 799-1030
455 Main Street
Worcester, MA