|Human Resources Division is responsible for recruitment, testing and selection;
labor relations support and employee relations; labor contract administration;
employee service awards program; benefits administration and staff support to
the Personnel Subcommittee. The division supports the following programs:
Recruitment, Testing, Selections: Recruits, tests and coordinates the selections
of applicants in accordance with current employment law, policies and
procedures; provides orientation program and guidance tot he City's full-time
and part-time employees.
Labor and Employee Relations: Negotiates with City's
bargaining units, administers Memorandaof Understanding (MOUS); administers the
Classification and Compensation Plan and Personnel Rules; oversees and
coordinates the City's performance management program by support to all
Administration of Benefits: Maintains contracts with benefit
providers, obtains optimum rates and information, coordinates employees with
retirement benefits, deferred compensation, and administers self-insured Long
Term Disability benefits, educational enrichment and citywide programs.
Personnel Subcommittee: Provides staff support to the Personnel
Subcommittee which considers Council policy related to Personnel Rules, employee
benefits, staffing and the Classification and Compensation plan.
Worker's Compensation: Responsible for the administration of the City's workers'
compensation program, supervisory safety training related to workers'
compensation and related ADA issues. More specifically, keeps track of and
reconciles all self-insured workers' compensation claims for both full-time and
part-time employees; coordinates program with workers' compensation third party
administrator; prepares and issues workers' compensation benefits.
- Risk Management: Responsible in exercising all necessary risk control techniques to minimize exposures and apply risk financing (out of pocket and insurance) and risk transfer [refer to another party] when these exposures are identified.
- Employee Safety Program: In compliance with cal-OSHA Title 8 [Section 3202], the City maintains a healthy and safe working environment for all its workers.
- Americans with Disability Act: Works to meet the dictates of the City's transition plan for the ADA.