Human Resources

Our department provides 600 employees in 10 departments with full service Human Resources and Risk Management programs including recruitment and selection, benefits administration, workers' compensation, safety, employee wellness, labor and employee relations, classification and compensation, and training and organizational development. Staff also manages public liability and loss-control programs.
Our Goal
The Human Resources Department assists other City departments in meeting their service delivery responsibilities to the public and assists employees in reaching their fullest potential with the City.

We seek to hire and retain employees who have a passion for their work and the City we serve, are willing to try new ideas and take risks to make them happen, are empowered to be innovative and accountable for the results, work collaboratively to do our best, and have fun!
Ventura from Above
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