Our Culture

We are committed to diversity and inclusion

We stand for mutual respect and equity within our work environment where team members have the opportunity to reach their full potential. Embracing our diverse perspectives and ideas allows us to be innovative and effective in how we build the Springfield community. Together, we are better.

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Local Upcoming Events

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Welcome Christine! 

Christine is the new Coordinator of Timmons Hall. She is excited to connect past, present and future communities in a creative space of rediscovery. Christine says Springfield will be able to celebrate and explore education, culture and historical community events through Timmons Hall. We are so excited to see the work Christine is doing!

  1. Serving Others – Uli's Story

    Uli fulfilled a childhood dream by joining the Fire Department. He considers his fellow firefighters family.
  1. Investing in the Community – Ashley's Story

    Ashley's passion for sustainability and environmental protection is a perfect fit for her position in the Environmental Services department.
  1. Achieving Balance – Alisha's Story

    Alisha was looking for a nursing job with more stable hours. She found that at the Health Department and it allows her to better serve her community.
  1. Creating Positive Change – Alexis's Story

    Alexis's job as an engineer offers her the chance to improve infrastructure across the community.

Diversity Internship

The City of Springfield’s Diversity Internship is designed to build interest and awareness of career opportunities within local government for veteran, disabled, or minority students, specifically among underrepresented groups.

This is a paid internship opportunity.


  • Proof of U.S. citizenship/authorization to work in the United States.
  • Undergraduate junior-level or above.
  • Attending a regionally accredited college or university.
  • GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 system.

Questions? E-mail Lori Delucia.