Mission of the Human Resources Department:
As a team of human resource professionals, we continuously strive to be more progressive, innovative, and customer service driven to effectively support the departments and customers we serve.
The Human Resources Department administers the City's personnel policies on a day-to-day basis as they relate to recruitment, selection, training, career development, position classification, employee relations, performance management, salary and benefits administration, and safety in order to maintain an effective and responsible workforce.
Recruitment and Selection
Approximately 7,150 employment applications and 1,525 job interest cards were received and processed during 2020.
Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity
The City of Greenville is proud of its diverse workforce and is committed to the goal of ensuring that the City's equal employment opportunity policy is applied in all areas of human resource management. Minorities and women are represented in administrative, professional, technical, skilled and support positions in all departments.
A progressive and comprehensive benefits package is provided and employees are covered by various retirement, deferred compensation, and insurance programs.
The City investigates and processes all City auto, general liability, and property claims through its comprehensive insurance and risk management program. The risk management program also administers the City's health and safety program.
The City of Greenville is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for all employees. The Safety Specialist is responsible for facilitating a variety of programs designed to prevent accidents and injuries and to assure compliance with state and federal safety regulations.
Employees receive in-house training and development through participating in workshops which include topics such as safety, supervision, customer service, sensitivity, and team-building. Through training and other learning opportunities, performance is increased and career enhancement is achieved.
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of the City of Greenville to provide within every department of the City equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, disability, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment or expression, military or veteran status, marital status, or any characteristic protected by applicable law. Further, the City will provide equal employment opportunities to qualified persons having physical or mental disabilities. This policy extends to all areas of employment, including the hiring of new employees and any subsequent promotion, transfer, selection for training, wage and salary administration, and the application of the City's benefit program.
The City of Greenville provides reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities when appropriate. Persons with disabilities should notify Human Resources and request accommodations during the application and selection process, if necessary.