The Human Resources Department assists Town officials to create and administer policies and practices that attract, develop and sustain a motivated, diverse and high performing municipal workforce and work environment. The Department administers the Personnel Bylaw, maintains compensation and benefits plans; coordinates recruitment, orientation, professional development and employee recognition activities. The Department strives to ensure that all community members are afforded equal protection under the law.
The Town of Amherst is a progressive and professional organization dedicated to inclusive government and quality services. To apply for a position visit the Employment Opportunities section and click the 'Apply Online' button under a job posting or download an application. Paper applications are available and accepted only at the Hiring Department or the Human Resources Department. Applications are accepted only in response to advertised vacancies.