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Massachusetts Port Authority Temporary Leave and Accommodation Assistant in East Boston, Massachusetts

Temporary Leave and Accommodation Assistant

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Temporary Leave and Accommodation Assistant


East Boston, MA

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The Massachusetts Port Authority is Powering What’s Possible™ for your career. We are a dynamic organization that connects people and businesses to the global community by air, land, and sea. Our employees are essential in moving planes, cargo, and cruise ships safely, efficiently, and sustainably. We are an economic engine, managing real estate assets where people live, work, and play. Together, the properties we own and operate generate $20 billion for the region’s economy. With a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and being good neighbors, we achieve results that positively impact the people and businesses of New England.

Massport Human Resources is dedicated to fostering a workplace culture of excellence, inclusivity, and continuous growth while driving business success. Our mission is to support our organization's goals by strategically aligning human capital with our vision, attracting, developing, and retaining top talent, and ensuring fairness, equity, and compliance in all employment practices. We are committed to providing innovative HR solutions that empower our employees to achieve their fullest potential and contribute to the overall success of Massport. Through data-driven decision-making, collaboration, and a strong commitment to our values, we strive to create an environment where employees feel valued, engaged, and motivated to make a positive impact on our community and the world, thereby enhancing Massport's competitive advantage, growth, and sustainability.


As a temporary Leave & Accommodation Assistant, you are a detail-oriented professional with a willingness to learn and adapt, possessing excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Helping to support our leave and accommodation function through at least 2024, you efficiently assist with processing employee leave and accommodation requests and coordinating receipt of required information. You provide top-notch support to both employees and managers by timely responding to questions, while ensuring regulatory adherence and maintaining strict confidentiality. Your dedication to compliance and teamwork aligns with Massport's mission to support employee well-being and a seamless leave management process that contributes to the organization's overall success.

What you will do:

  • Assist in administration of leaves and accommodations, ensuring regulatory compliance and consistency.

  • Run and review reports that identify areas of follow-up for Manager, Leaves & Accommodations.

  • Manage accommodation requests and status updates, review medical documentation, and communicate decisions to employees and managers.

  • Provide support to employees and managers, responding to their inquiries, and advising on regulatory requirements while upholding strict confidentiality.


  • Bachelor’s degree.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Desire to learn, with excellent organizational and communication skills.

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Collaboration with colleagues at all levels of leadership from all different disciplines, from Aviation to Maritime and beyond. Every day is different at Massport and the breadth of our impact on the Massachusetts region through our facilities provides many opportunities for our employees to grow, learn, and explore the many areas of our business. Our business is all about connecting. We support and take pride in the employees that make those connections possible each and every day. Further, Massport is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and committed to workforce diversity and inclusivity.

Work/life balance

Supporting the people and businesses of New England

A supportive and inclusive culture

Achieving results and having positive impact

Opportunities for growth

Being good neighbors in the communities we serve

Providing safe, healthy, and secure work


Protecting the environment

We're a world-class organization of people moving people and goods--connecting Massachusetts and New England to the world safely, securely, and efficiently, with a commitment to sustainability, our neighboring communities, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.

We support and take pride in the employees that make those connections possible each and every day.

We provide comprehensive compensation and benefits packages*:

• Health, dental, vision, life insurance

• Disability insurance

• Flexible work arrangements

• Vacation time, sick time, personal days

• 12 Holidays per year

• Massport Retirement Plan (Pension)

• Deferred Compensation Plan (457b) with employer match

• SMART Plan retirement plan advisor/financial planning

• Discounted MBTA passes

• Public service loan forgiveness program for federal student loans

• Professional development programs

• Mentorship program

• Adoption assistance

• Paid parental leave

• Employee assistance program

• Employee recognition programs

• Employee resource groups

• Flexible spending accounts

• Wellness programs

• Community engagement

• Volunteer opportunities

• On-site employee parking

• Bike racks

• Electric car charging stations

• Mother's suite for new/nursing mothers

*Benefits may vary by position and/or location.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to workforce diversity and inclusivity.

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Massachusetts Port Authority


One Harborside Drive, Suite 200S East Boston, Massachusetts, 02128-2909





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