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Under immediate supervision, performs custodial work in connection with the cleaning and maintenance of a library building and performs related duties as required.
Under the direction of the Deputy Director of People and Culture, the Manager of Training and Development will identify and monitor training and professional development needs of City of Boston employees. The Manager will design, plan, and implement training programs that strive to support the needs of the evolving ways in which the City’s employees work.
The Environment Department Communications Manager leads the digital, print, and outreach communications to enhance environmental justice and quality of life in Boston by protecting air, water, climate, and land resources. The Communications Manager helps to craft a narrative and communications strategy to help the City of Boston achieve carbon neutrality while working to mitigate and prepare for the effects of climate change, including flooding, sea level rise, and extreme weather.
The Manager reports to the Director of Communications for the Mayor’s Cabinet of Environment, Energy, and Open Space and to the Commissioner of the Environment Department. The Manager will work closely with the Carbon Neutrality, Climate Resilience, Environmental Quality, and Energy teams to effectively communicate department policies and initiatives, and develop engagement activities. The Communications Manager will also collaborate with other City departments on relevant programs and interact with all segments of the Boston community.
In collaboration with the Director of Communications for the Cabinet, the manager will evaluate the efficacy of programs and will recommend and implement changes that increase participation in and compliance with departmental goals, policies, and programs.
Under the supervision of the Director of Operations & Licensing and in partnership with the Office of Economic Opportunity and Inclusion, Public Improvement Commission, Office of Economic Development, Boston Transportation Department, Public Works, and the Inspectional Services Department, the Outdoor Dining & Licensing Specialist is responsible for serving as the primary contact in the Licensing Board for the license extension requests, reviews, and updates related to outdoor dining and other Licensing Board licenses.
Under the direction of the Site Administrator, the Maintenance Worker/ Custodian will be responsible for the cleaning, securing and preventive maintenance of assigned facility(ies).
Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, the Security Operations Dispatcher (Municipal Protective Services Operations) is an essential emergency operations position responsible for receiving emergency and non-emergency calls and signals for service over the telephone, computer, and radio. The Security Operations Dispatcher uses established protocols to process alarms and dispatch appropriate public safety resources. MPS Operations interacts daily with other operations and public safety dispatch centers in answering and transferring calls and incident information and maintaining communications with field personnel.
Municipal Protective Services (MPS) Operations is a 24/7, 365-day operation supporting over 600 City of Boston properties and facilities - maintaining radio communications and operations for MPS Security Officers and Supervisors and monitoring intrusion and fire alarms across all City of Boston, Boston Public Schools, and Boston Public Library locations.
The City of Boston Property Management Department's (PMD) mission is to manage, maintain, repair, and provide security for the City's municipal buildings, including City Hall and Faneuil Hall; to preserve the useful life of City facilities and reduce operating costs through effective preventative maintenance measures.
This is a provisional appointment.
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Under general supervision, interprets policies, rules and regulations.
This is a Labor Service Position.
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Operates standard tow trucks with a rated capacity of one ton or over and other departmental motor vehicles not requiring a special license.
Under the direction of the Deputy Director of People and Culture, the Director of Compliance, Risk, and Onboarding will oversee and actively manage the City’s pre-employment, onboarding, and orientation processes and City-wide employee compliance with various State, Federal, and other regulatory requirements.
This individual provides leadership oversight for these areas and is responsible for creating and implementing policies and procedures that reflect the City’s Compliance and Onboarding needs, ensuring alignment with the goals of the People Operations cabinet.
In addition to applying via the City of Boston Career Center, individuals wishing to be considered for this position must also complete the civil service labor service registration process for the position at https://www.csexam.hrd.state.ma.us/eligiblelist/LSApplications.aspx?ListId=77&ListTypeId=4&LS_Town=Boston.
The mission of the City of Boston Property Management Department (PMD) is to manage, maintain, repair, and provide security for the City's municipal buildings including City Hall and Faneuil Hall; to preserve the useful life of City facilities and reduce operating costs through effective preventative maintenance measures.
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Under the direction of the Chief Power Plant Engineer, the Maintenance Mechanic (Building Systems) will perform a variety of work to maintain building systems for all City-owned buildings and locations under the care and custody of the Property Management Department, including heating and cooling, and provide front-line troubleshooting of issues as they arise.
The Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT) is leading the digital transformation of government in the City of Boston. Partnering with every City department, we implement technology solutions to modernize business processes, create world-class digital experiences for our constituents, and develop tools and practices to create a data-driven approach to City operations.
The Director of Procurement and Finance will oversee all matters related to budget, procurement, and finance for the Department of Innovation and Technology. The Director of Procurement and Finance will report to the Chief of Operations, and will play a key role in the development of departmental hiring strategy and priorities.
This is a temporary, grant-funded position, funded through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) expected to last through December 31, 2026, or when funds are depleted. The position may be extended based on operational needs if alternative funding is identified.
The Boston Transportation Department is seeking a Transportation Program Planner III to support the implementation of multimodal transportation projects with a focus on improving safety and increasing walking, cycling, and transit use. This position will have a particular focus on improving walking and biking conditions in neighborhood small business districts.
Reporting to the Director of Policy and Planning or designee, the Transportation Planner is part of the Neighborhood Planning Team consisting of planners whose responsibilities include developing transportation policies, reviewing private development projects, and planning multimodal transportation improvements in collaboration with the local community.
OPAT was established in 2020 to provide a single point of entry for individuals with concerns or complaints related to the Boston Police Department and its officers and sworn personnel to be heard and responded to. OPAT consists of three boards composed of community members appointed by the Mayor to achieve its goals.
Under the general direction of the Executive Director and Chief of Staff, the Executive Assistant provides administrative support organizing, scheduling, coordinating, researching, and compiling information for the department. The position requires a high level of professionalism, diplomacy, patience, and confidentiality, as well as the ability to handle multiple tasks at once with flexibility and agility. The Executive Assistant will also serve as the point of contact for the three (3) boards at OPAT. The position requires a high level of professionalism, diplomacy, patience, and confidentiality. The successful candidate needs to consistently communicate effectively and clearly, both orally and in writing, and needs to be able to effectively collaborate with colleagues across all areas of the City.
The BERDO Program Manager leads a team to implement the Building Emissions Reduction and Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO). The Program Manager will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day implementation of BERDO including, annual reporting and data management, enforcement, the BERDO Review Board, contributing to ongoing policy and regulations development, engaging with key partners, managing contracts, and developing additional programming, communications, and outreach to ensure successful implementation of BERDO. The BERDO Program Manager will collaborate closely with the Building Decarbonization Program Manager to ensure that buildings subject to BERDO are able to access technical and financial decarbonization guidance and support. The Building Emissions Reduction and Disclosure Ordinance Program Manager will report to the Director of Carbon Neutrality and will directly supervise a team.
Mayor Wu's administration is committed to a Green New Deal for Boston, by reducing planet-warming pollution while creating economic opportunities for everyone, especially those from environmental justice communities who often suffer the worst impacts of climate change. In October 2021, the City passed the Building Emissions Reduction and Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO 2.0), which sets carbon targets for medium- and large-sized buildings across Boston to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 for Boston’s largest source of emissions. BERDO applies to nearly 6,000 buildings in Boston and requires buildings greater than 20,000 square feet or 15 units to report their annual energy usage to the City and to meet declining emissions standards. The City makes the resulting metrics on energy and greenhouse emissions publicly available.
This is a provisional appointment.
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Under the general supervision of the Executive Assistant, directly supervises a group of employees engaged primarily in removing graffiti, painting, and a variety of skilled and semi-skilled maintenance and repair tasks.
The Assistant Director of Research Collections provides strategic leadership and operational oversight for the Boston Public Library’s extensive research collections, which total nearly 16 million items. This position oversees teams and services responsible for collection management, storage, materials movement, patron delivery, and access services for the research collections.
Primary responsibilities include developing and implementing successful strategies to facilitate public use of the library’s research collections in a way that is sustainable and responsive to the communities that BPL serves. In close collaboration with stakeholders, the Assistant Director will lead efforts to develop effective procedures and workflows, streamline internal processes, improve public service and delivery of collections, and lower barriers to physical and digital access. Core functions include performing analyses of existing research collections to understand scope, strengths, and user needs; setting priorities and developing action plans; and creating long-range collection management and retention strategies that are mission driven and forward thinking.
The Assistant Director is responsible for decisions and planning efforts that support the preservation and long-term stewardship of these significant materials. This includes oversight of research collection storage areas at the Central Library in Copley Square as well as the library’s offsite storage facility. This role has primary responsibility for evaluating current and future physical storage needs and leading strategic efforts to advocate for research collections’ maintenance and access needs as part of capital and other related projects.
About the BPL’s research collections: Collected since the library’s founding in 1848, the research collections represent the BPL’s ongoing commitment to providing free and open access to specialized materials primarily held by private or academic libraries. As a founding member of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the Boston Public Library is one of only two public libraries to hold this distinction. The research collections span five centuries and include monographs, serials, periodicals, pamphlets, journals, illustrated portfolios, newspapers, maps, government documents, audiovisual materials, and microfilm, among other formats. These collections represent materials deemed to be of enduring value to researchers and the general public; content and subject matter closely align with holdings in the BPL’s Special Collections.
Director of Research & Special Collections
Staff as assigned
Under supervision, and within the framework of Library policies and practices, to participate in services to a diverse population characteristic to an urban setting and to perform professional work requiring application of professional knowledge of literature, bibliographic sources and services.
Branch Librarian or ranking staff member.
As assigned, professional and non-professional staff members.
Under supervision and within the framework of Library policies and practices, to assume responsibility for the effective execution of the Library’s program of service to the general public with emphasis on young adults and to perform professional work requiring application of substantial professional knowledge and experience.
Reports to: Ranking staff member.
Supervises: As assigned, professional and non-professional staff members.
Under the direction of the Community Learning Manager, to assume oversight for the Library’s Digital Literacy programs, mobile outreach and engagement programs, and to organize and implement community engagement and outreach services to neighborhood communities and community organizations.
Community Learning Manager
Under supervision, and within the framework of Library policies and practices, participates in services including reference services, to a diverse population characteristic of an urban setting, at various locations in Central or branch libraries as assigned. Also includes the performance of various tasks requiring broad professional knowledge of literature, bibliographic sources and principles of information delivery and services.
Assistant Neighborhood Services Manager, Chief of Adult Library Services or designee
Central Library or branch as designated
To be determined as needed by designated public services manager in consultation with other public services managers. While at assigned location shall report to Department Head, Branch Librarian, or ranking staff member.
As assigned, pre-professional and/or support staff.