Roles & Responsibilities
The mission of Human Resources is to provide leadership in attracting and retaining quality professional staff as a key to providing effective service to the citizens of Port Angeles.
Human Resources is responsible for the recruitment and retention of a professional, productive, and diverse work force. Our concern is that the process is fair and that each applicant be given equal opportunity for employment.
Human Resources serves employees. Our major responsibilities include:
Civil Service Program management for police and firefighters
Compensation and classification
Employee recognition and service awards
New hire orientations
Policies and procedures
Recruitment and selection
Safety and risk management
The City of Port Angeles has five unions with the following bargaining unit contracts:
American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees - professional and clerical
International Association of Firefighters
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - electrical workers and mechanics
Teamsters - Police Commissioned Officers
Teamsters - Police Non-Commissioned Officers
Police officers and firefighters are hired under the authority of the Civil Service Commission. The commission ensures our public safety employees are hired on the basis of merit and, if necessary, disciplined for cause.
The City of Port Angeles Safety Committee, comprised of elected and appointed members, provides a forum for ideas, suggestions, and concerns regarding employee safety.
Americans With Disabilities Policy
In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, the City of Port Angeles does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in the city's services, programs, or activities. It does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).