The purpose of the Human Resources Department is to contribute to the quality of life through assisting departments in achieving their goals by fostering and supporting quality employees.
What We Do
The primary function of the Human Resources Department is to administer and oversee all personnel and employee service programs including recruitment and hiring, performance management, labor relations, employee benefit programs, wellness, personnel policies, safety, workers compensation, and risk management efforts. The Human Resources Department also assists other City departments in meeting their service delivery responsibilities to the public and assists employees in reaching their fullest potential with the City while maintaining a careful balance between the interests of City government, its departments and its employees.
The City of Jefferson has been awarded two prestigious awards:
The 2013-2014 CHC Wellness-Culture of Health Award. This award recognizes the City of Jefferson's leadership in helping raise the level of engagement among its employees by creating a culture of health that encourages, supports and rewards healthy living.
In April 2017, the City of Jefferson was recognized by the League of American Bicyclists with the bronze level award. The City of Jefferson joined 1,315 businesses as a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Business for it's continued efforts to encourage and enable bicycling for employees and the community. We look forward to continually growing as a bike friendly business.
On October 21, the American Heart Association announced the 2019 Workplace Health Achievement Index results. The City of Jefferson was one of 938 organizations who was eligible for recognition and one of 27% who obtained Gold status. The City of Jefferson continues to build its workplace health and wellness program to encourage and improve the overall health and wellbeing of our City employees.
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