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    2016 Firefighter Examination Information

    Eligible List established on December 1, 2016

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  • Police vehicle background with 2017 Police Exam announcement

    2017 Police Officer and State Trooper Examination: Saturday, March 25

    Application Is Now Available!

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  • 32nd Annual Performance Recognition Program (PRP) Award Ceremony

    Governor Baker and Lieutenant Governor Polito honor the outstanding performance of state employees at the annual PRP Award Ceremony.

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  • Affordable Care Act Update with image of the America and stethoscope

    Changes for Employees with Section 125 Plans

    Effective January 1, 2014, employees will no longer be able to enroll in a Section 125, non-contributory plan through Mosaic Health Insurance Exchange or the Health Connector for health insurance.

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Workforce Planning Initiative

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Workforce Planning Initiative

Strategic workforce planning – the process of analyzing current and projected future workforce needs and taking action to ensure we have the right people in the right jobs with the right skills at the right time – is a best practice of high-performing organizations.  Our landscape of rapidly changing jobs and technology, as well as the approaching workforce crisis due to megatrends we cannot control, reinforce the need for proactive planning.  The Human Resources Division under the direction of Administration and Finance is leading the implementation of Executive Department-wide Workforce Planning Initiative.  Learn more about the Workforce Planning Initiative.

MassHR

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Civil Service Information

Application, selection, and hiring processes for state and municipal job vacancies in accordance with Chapter 31 of the Massachusetts General Law & the Personnel Administration Rules

Employee Programs

Commonwealth Programs for State Employees

MassCareers

Your career…the Commonwealth’s future!

You can find and apply for a state job on the MassCareers webpage.

Workers' Compensation

The Workers' Compensation Unit manages claims for injured state employees in compliance with Chapter 152 of the General Laws.