About the Bureau

The Bureau of Human Resources is charged with supporting the City's most important "infrastructure" - its employees!
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What We Do 

The Bureau of Human Resources supports City employees by coordinating the daily operations of the workforce, recruiting and retaining staff members, and developing and implementing programs that will benefit the staff and City as a whole.

visual of what BHR does; manages operations, develops a strong workforce and encourages well-being and goal-setting


Attract, develop and sustain a diverse and talented workforce and disseminate the City’s brand as the employer of choice.


Design and administer medical, dental & vision plans, group life plans, supplemental term life insurance, deferred compensation and disability insurance.

Education & Training

Develop and implement training and coaching to strengthen employees' skills and the City’s workforce as a whole.


Implement business processes to ensure the timely payment of City employees, while maintaining compliance with all laws and labor contracts.


Develop and manage the City’s classification and compensation plans and systems while supporting competitive wages.


Support employees by offering innovative, competitive, fiscally responsible health and well-being programs.

Employee Relations

Provide strategic consultation and support to improve systems and services, deliver coaching on policies, and assist with communicating initiatives.

Talent Development

Work with employees to map out career paths and plan individual learning and development goals.

Workforce Equity

Work to create a consistent candidate experience that promotes equity and diversity.

Labor Relations

Administer labor contracts and develop and implement the City’s labor relations program.

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The Chief Human Resources Officer & Director