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Our Employment Policy

It is the policy of the City of Lancaster to provide fair and equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment. Applicants are recruited, selected and hired on the basis of individual merit and ability and without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual preference, age, handicap, disability, veteran status or national origin.




Contact Information


City of Lancaster
Bureau of Human Resources
120 N. Duke St.
Lancaster, PA 17602





(717) 291-4713

Lancaster Bureau of Police pledges to advance women in policing

The Lancaster City Bureau of Police has signed on to the 30×30 Pledge – a series of low- and no-cost actions policing agencies can take to improve the representation of women in law enforcement.

Creating an Inclusive Culture: the City of Lancaster’s diversity, equity, & inclusion efforts

The City of Lancaster wants to build a city workforce that reflects our city. The foundation for this work is an inclusive culture where team members feel that their contributions are valued and belong.

Richard Mendez Sworn in as Chief of Police

Chief Mendez, who is Lancaster’s first Hispanic police chief, is a lifelong resident of Lancaster city, a JP McCaskey graduate and a 22-year veteran of the Lancaster City Bureau of Police.

McCormick wins Champion for Place Award

Cindy McCormick, Deputy Director of Public Works, was recently recognized by the Lancaster County Planning Commission at its places2040 Planning Leadership Awards Celebration.

Todd Hutchinson appointed as New Fire Chief

Throughout his career, Chief Hutchinson has served as a company officer, chief fire officer, incident commander, and hazardous materials team leader.