The town of Lexington is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. The town values and celebrates the diversity of the community, recognizing the contributions from all of our employees, visitors, businesses and residents that enrich the character and quality of life in Lexington. Therefore, to best serve all constituents, the government of the town will promote, as well as respect and accommodate, diversity in its workforce.

We are currently seeking qualified applicants for the temporary, part-time position of Public Health Nurse. Under the general supervision of the Public Health Director, this position will support the Public Health Department in technical administrative research, conducting investigations and outreach, administering clinical services and case management, and providing health education to ensure and improve the health of the public. Qualified applicants will have a bachelor’s degree in nursing and one to three years’ experience in hospital nursing, school nursing, or a health department setting. Must be a Registered Nurse with the state of Massachusetts and have a valid state driver’s license or the ability to independently move among job sites. Hourly range (depending on experience): $40 – $45. Hours are flexible up to 28 hours per week, but evenings and weekends may be needed. Some hours may be completed remotely.

A town application form (required), cover letter and resume must be submitted by email to or by mail to: Town of Lexington, Human Resources Department, 1625 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington, MA 02420. This position will remain open until filled. A complete job description and the town’s application form are available online at:, by emailing or by calling 781 698-4590.