Human Resources Department
The Human Resources Department is responsible for providing excellent customer service to City of Oxnard employees in the areas of benefits, training, employee relations, labor relations, workers compensation, safety, and wellness, as well as attracting competent, effective, and diverse staff.
Human Resources provides professional leadership and services to departments in the planning, acquisition and development of a highly skilled workforce. Human Resources directs, assesses, and modifies as needed the centralized and decentralized recruitment and examination systems in accordance with the Civil Service principles and all applicable Federal, State, and local statutes, laws and regulations. The division also provides recruitment and certification of qualified candidates and maintains recruitment and examination files; determines classification and compensation, bargaining units, and Fair Labor Standards Act status. Additionally, Human Resources conducts comprehensive programs in required training, general management, and supervision and basic skills development improvement.
Labor Relations develops a strategic view of the priorities for balancing sustainable financial resources with the cost of a stable and highly skilled workforce to provide City services. Labor Relations secures City Council and City Manager approval for long and short-term objectives and adjustments as needed, establishes and maintains a durable working relationship with organized labor groups, negotiates agreements that achieve strategic, operational and fiscal objectives consistent with prioritized needs, performs day-to-day oversight of the implementation of negotiated agreements, and resolves grievances and assures that the collective bargaining agreements and disciplinary actions are applied in a consistent, business based manner.
Workers’ Compensation, Safety and Wellness: The Division is charged with the responsibility of making and implementing decisions that minimize the adverse effects of accidental losses and is responsible for the administration of the City’s safety and Workers’ Compensation programs. The division performs facility inspections, safety training for City employees, and is responsible for compliance with a number of Federal and State mandated programs including Unemployment Insurance, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and drug testing.
|Location:||City of Oxnard
Human Resources Department
300 West Third Street
Oxnard, CA 93030
|Hours:||Monday – Thursday (8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.)
Alternate Fridays (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
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Last Updated: May 16 2013