Human Resources

Contact Us

Patricia A. McGowan

City Hall 
1305 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169

Phone: (617) 376-1068
Fax: (617) 376-1520
e-mail:  Patricia McGowan

Office Hours
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Monday - Friday
Closed on Holidays

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Human Resources Department to provide to our constituents a diverse range of Human Resources services to ensure that the City of Quincy continues to be a desirable place to work, live and do business. Our constituents include current and potential City employees, residents and business owners.

For our employees, we serve as a resource of information and expertise to enhance the well being and quality of life among our workforce. Our goal is to demonstrate through our actions and behavior a genuine respect for the dignity of the individual and to honor each person's right to fair and equitable treatment in all aspects of employment.

We serve the citizens and businesses of Quincy through the effective utilization of our City employees to satisfy the goals, objectives and needs of all those who work, live and visit our City. Our overall goal is to hire and retain the most talented and qualified individuals who will provide the services essential to meet the personal and business goals of all and to support the successful operation of the City of Quincy.

This mission is accomplished through the following activities:

  • Recruiting and hiring new employees
  • Providing Information about city employment opportunities
  • Developing and enforcing Human Resources policies and procedures
  • Benefits administration
  • Staff training and development activities
  • Salary administration
  • Negotiation of labor contracts
  • Employee relations
  • Data management of employee personnel files
  • Coordinating Civil Service and Labor Service activities
  • Employee and labor relations