Boston was first incorporated as a town in 1630, and later as a city in 1822. Although City Government played a major role in Boston’s development, the real spirit lies in the diverse and vibrant neighborhoods of the City. Today, the City is governed by the Mayor and the City Council with the assistance of various departments, agencies, and commissions. The City of Boston is proud to be Therefore, qualified applicants will be an Equal Opportunity Employer. considered regardless of their sex, race, We are committed to creating a age, religion, color, national origin, diverse and inclusive ancestry, physical or mental disability environment. genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category.