Human Resources Office

HOW WE STAY SAFE: COVID-19 Updates

  • The Town of Brookline is lifted its indoor mask mandate for all individuals in public spaces on Saturday, March 12.
  • Please note that the State of MA paid sick leave for COVID related illnesses ended on MARCH 15, 2022.
  • EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM - No Cost, 24/7, confidential short-term counseling benefits: Mass4You EAP Flyer
  • How do employees contact HR about COVID? Town Employees can e-mail us here: HRCOVID19@BROOKLINEMA.GOV or call 617-730-2290.
  • MA Unemployment Link 
  • Unemployment Fraud Alert

City Workers Smoothing Sidewalk Concrete

What is our mission?

The Human Resources Office supports the Town of Brookline by focusing our efforts on the town's most valuable asset, its employees. Our office provides leadership and guidance in the development, implementation, and equitable administration of policies and procedures; we strive to attract, develop, and retain a diverse and productive workforce; and to foster a positive work environment that inspires excellence.

Valuing Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace

The Town of Brookline recognizes and values diversity as a vital characteristic of the town. Brookline celebrates the diversity of the community it serves and the individuals it employs, embracing the differences in race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, age, handicap, gender identity, sexual orientation, and military background.

The Town of Brookline believes it has a responsibility to capitalize on the strength emanating from these differences and has a duty to ensure its employees, citizens, vendors, and the members of the general public are treated with dignity and respect in all of their duties and dealings with the Town of Brookline.

The Town of Brookline believes a workplace that attracts and retains diverse personnel will allow it to serve its citizenry more creatively, strategically, and productively. A successful inclusion and diversity program will ensure these objectives, goals, and priorities are maintained.

View the complete Workforce Diversity Report.