Human Resource Development is a support services department dedicated to helping the City achieve its human resources goals using a proactive, innovative and consultative approach.
We aim to provide services that improve the development and productivity of a committed and valued workforce. To meet these objectives, we administer programs in the following areas:
- Recruitment and Selection
We recruit applicants for all City job openings and assists departments in selecting, hiring and orienting employees.
- Compensation and Classification
Classification and compensation programs are developed and administered by Personnel Services staff to ensure equity in paying employees. Programs are monitored and updated to ensure market competitive wages for employees.
- Benefits Management and Administration
We develop, manage and administer a comprehensive benefits plan, including health and dental coverage, life and other insurance programs, retirement benefits, flexible spending accounts and deferred compensation plans.
- Performance Management
Staff members assist departments in evaluating and documenting employee performance and recognizing employee achievements.
- Compliance and Records Management
We maintain official personnel records for all city employees, and provide access to information in compliance with privacy provisions of the public records laws. We also ensure compliance with state and federal employment law mandates.
- Employee Relations
Personnel Services has an open door policy for employees to share concerns and suggestions. We strive to ensure fair treatment of employees at all times and to promote a satisfying working environment throughout the organization.