The mission of the Human Resources Department is to contribute to the achievement of the Town's vision; by providing assistance and advocacy for employees and retirees through the administration of benefit programs, policies, and procedures; by promoting positive employee relations; and by ensuring a competent and diverse workforce for the Town.
In addition to the coordination of hiring of staff, the Human Resources department is responsible for:
Compensation - Ensures that all employees are paid fairly, while ensuring that the Town uses the available financial resources well.
Collective Bargaining - Serves as a representative for the Town in labor relations matters including collective bargaining with employees represented by unions.
Training and Staff Development - Works to insure employees have the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform their positions.
Workers Compensation and Unemployment Compensation - Administers the workers compensation and unemployment compensation programs for the Town.
Safety and Wellness Activities - Oversees the coordination of safety and wellness and activities to help employees be proactive about their health and well being.