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Executive Office of Diversity & Inclusion

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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

Commitment to Growth

City Workforce Data

The City of Worcester is striving toward building a more diverse workforce. We 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. For a more complete view of the City's municipal workforce, we encourage you to click on "More Stats" below.

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Programs & Initiatives

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Affirmative Action Plan
It is the policy of the City of Worcester to insure non-discrimination in all its employment decisions. The Plan highlights hiring, selection, promotion, recruitment and retention practices to insure equal opportunity and nondiscrimination in all employment decisions.
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Employment Opportunities
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.

Work for Worcester

Home to more than 200,000 residents and thriving businesses, renowned higher educational institutions, diverse cultural amenities and a vibrant social scene, Worcester is a leading New England city and a great place to live and work.

Contact Information

Diversity & Inclusion
City Hall Room 303
455 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608

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Phone: 508-799-1175
Fax: 508-799-1208
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8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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