Human Relations


The Human Relations Office oversees and coordinates all employee related issues for the City of Lowell, including employment opportunities and benefits.

The Human Relations Office welcomes all previous, current, and prospective employees to learn more about Human Relations at the City of Lowell by visiting our pages located in the left hand column of this page.

2020 Civil Service Firefighter Exam Information 

The 2020 Firefighter Exam has been announced. 
Written Examination: Saturday, March, 21 2020
Application Deadline: February 4, 2020*
*There will be an additional late fee for applications received after February 4, 2020. Applications will not be accepted after February 18, 2020

For additional information and resources, please visit the Civil Service website. 


Annual Open Enrollment

The 2020-2021 Annual Open Enrollment  dates will be announced soon.
This is the one time a year when you can make changes to your City of Lowell benefits. Important things to remember: 
  • All changes made will become effective July 1st.
  • Be sure to check your deductions on your payroll checks for accuracy. Any discrepancies should be immediately reported to HR- City Hall. 

GIC Public Hearing Sessions 2020

The GIC has announced six public listening session events in January and February that provide an opportunity for members to learn about and weigh in on the proposed FY2021 benefit design recommendations. Details are included in the flyer link below.