Human Resources Share Print Human Resources 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 departments. 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.