Human Resources Department

Employment opportunities will continue to be posted on the Human Resources page as they arise. Applicants are asked to be patient as the hiring process may take longer than usual due to the COVID-19 crisisAny open positions will be posted to our website and other online job boards.

Any questions regarding the hiring process please contact Ellen, , benefit questions for current and retirees contact Sybil, .


The Town's Medicare plan Open Enrollment period is now for plan changes effective January 1, 2021. Changes must be received by the HR Department by December 4th.  Please click the link here to visit our Medicare Open Enrollment page for new rates, plan information and instructions on enrolling. 

Your Information Source

The Needham Human Resources Department is your one-stop source for information on working for the Town of Needham. Our ongoing goal is to make our town the best place to live, work, and play. The Human Resources Department provides the services, tools, pay, and benefits to enable Needham’s employees to do their job and serve the residents.


The Human Resources Department performs three major functions:

In an effort to better serve our employees, effective July 1, 2016 the Human Resources Department will have dedicated office hours to specifically address employee benefits related inquiries (PDF).

Benefits Office Hours:

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, from 1:00pm to 4:30pm

Appointments encouraged (call ext. 235)