The Department of
Human Resources manages the City’s human resources activities:
employee classification, recruitment, compensation, employee
relations, and training.
qualified, well-trained and motivated City employees
- legal and
unbiased recruitment practices
competitive pay and benefits and
- accurate job
recruitment and selection Soliciting, interviewing
and hiring candidates for vacant City positions.
classification Identifying the duties, qualifications
and compensation appropriate for each City position; ensuring that
employee classifications strengthen the City’s organization.
negotiations Periodically meeting and conferring with
employee representatives to reach agreement on employee relations
Diversity administration Ensuring that employee
appointments and promotions conform with affirmative action,
Americans With Disabilities Act, and illegal harassment and
anti-discrimination policies and regulations.
training Developing, scheduling and conducting
organization-wide training sessions.
benefit administration Managing employee benefits such as
insurance, retirement and leave.
The Department of
Human Resources also oversees the risk management program which
reduces the risk of accidents and protects City assets from
liability for accident losses. It also helps City employees reduce
injury and disease risks and maintain good health and fitness.
- no avoidable
- minimal City
exposure to loss liability
- adequate and
appropriate coverage for losses and
injury and disease reduction and measurable health and fitness
increases for employees who participate in wellness activities.
This program has
eight major activities:
claims administration Reviewing general liability
claims against the City and recommending adjustment or other action.
compensation claims administration Reviewing employee
injury claims against the City and recommending adjustment or other
improvement Identifying safety risks, recommending
hazard abatement, recommending safer operating procedures.
review Ensuring that contractors and special event
sponsors carry adequate insurance to protect the City; reviewing the
City’s self-insurance provisions to ensure adequate resources are
available to cover losses.
physical fitness testing and counseling Testing
participants, tabulating various health and fitness measurements,
comparing results to current objectives, establishing new
and fitness education Conducting monthly classes on
health and fitness strategies; maintaining a library of health and
Providing general liability coverage to $10 million with a
self-insured retention of $100,000.
Providing coverage for property damage and loss.
Director of Human Resources, (805) 781-7252
Greg Zocher, Human
Resources Manager, (805)781-7253
Human Resources Analyst, (805) 781-7251
Hamilton, Human Resources Specialist, (805)781-7254
Kate Auslen, HR
Administrative Assistant, (805)781-7250