The primary goal of the Human Resources Department is to equip the residents of Methuen with a skilled municipal workforce that undergoes comprehensive training and supports the efficient functioning of the City. Our responsibilities encompass the management of employee benefits and active involvement in developing and enforcing policies and procedures that safeguard both employees and citizens. We strive to cultivate a positive atmosphere for interacting with the City and to foster a productive and fulfilling work environment for our staff.
Methuen City is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action employment practices. We ensure that our application process is free from discrimination based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, genetic information, veteran status, disability, or age. Any individual requiring assistance to fully engage in the application process should reach out to Human Resources.
- Is union membership required to work for the City of Methuen?
Union membership is only required when the position of employment held by the employee is listed in the recognition clause of a specific collective bargaining agreement.
- Does the City of Methuen offer benefits?
Yes. Benefits are available to all City employees.
- Does the City of Methuen have any general employment requirements?
Yes. All employees must pass a physical and drug test.
- Must I submit both an application and a resume?
No. You may submit either an application (available online) or a resume.
- Do you keep resumes on file?
Yes. Resumes are kept for one year and are reviewed when a position is posted. However, it is recommended that you submit a city application for a particular position when it is posted.