Director of Human Resources and Labor Relations

City of Melrose

Mayor Paul Brodeur is searching for a progressive, energetic leader to fill a multi-faceted and fulfilling role in the field of Municipal Human Resources.

Melrose Human Resources is a fast paced, service driven Department with ever-changing, multiple priorities and demands. We seek a seasoned Manager who has the energy, flexibility and foresight to excel in a hectic environment while adapting to change. The successful candidate effectively manages a broad range of responsibilities, maintains positive public relations and communicates with tact and diplomacy with employees, retirees, applicants, elected officials and state and federal agencies. The right candidate is not afraid to wear many hats, likes the challenge of working outside of his/her skillset and handles changing demands with confidence and professionalism. The Director advises and supports department heads on all employment matters with a union and non-union work force; an operating budget in excess of $12 million and all aspects of HR functions including health and welfare benefits, Injured on Duty benefits, administrative and financial management.

This position begins in or around February 2021. The compensation is commensurate with experience; a detailed job description is below. Please send a resume and cover letter by Sept. 25 to Marianne Long, Director of Human Resources, City of Melrose via

The city of Melrose is an Equal Opportunity Employer