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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Celebrating Women's History with some Fun Facts!

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Our Stories

Serving Others – Uli's Story
Uli fulfilled a childhood dream by joining the Fire Department. He considers his fellow firefighters family.

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.

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.

Welcome 2020 Fall Interns!

Diversity Internships

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 Dyer.