Employment Opportunities

Imagine a workplace full of history, magnificent waterfront, art, culture and a vibrant downtown. Working for the City of Newburyport, you have it all.  Newburyport is a coastal community conveniently located 38 miles north of Boston on Route 95 and easily accessible by car, MBTA commuter rail and the C&J commuter bus.

How to Apply?  

Unless specified otherwise in the job posting, applicants may submit a resume or employment application to the Human Resources Department, 60 Pleasant Street, P.O. Box 550, Newburyport, MA.  01950 or email at [email protected].  All successful applicants are required to complete an Employment Application regardless of the position they are applying for.

Employment Application Link

Available Positions

Job Position  
Water Distribution SuperintendentJob PostingJob Description

Summer Employment

Summer employment is available in the City of Newburyport. 


For employment in the Newburyport Schools, please click the link below to go to the Newburyport School Department website  https://www.newburyport.k12.ma.us/District--Parent-Info/Departments/Human-Resources/index.html

Police Department and Fire Department

The Newburyport Police Department and the Newburyport Fire Department follow Massachusetts Civil Service Guidelines when hiring new personnel.  Positions are hired from an eligible list certified by the Human Resources Division of the Commonwealth of MA. For further information on current recruitment and exam information, visit the Massachusetts Human Resources Division HERE   https://www.mass.gov/orgs/civil-service

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

The City of Newburyport is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  We welcome all inquiries regarding employment opportunities and are committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment. The City will not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin, veteran status or the presence of any disability (where it does not alter the job, program or activity).    












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