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Welcome to the Human Resources Department

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What do we do in the Human Resources Department?

The Human Resources Department administers the City’s policies (Human Resources Administrative Manual) in the areas of recruitment and selection, salary administration (Pay Plan), classification of jobs (Job Description Library), workers compensation, equal employment/affirmative action, personnel records and transactions (Benefits), employee safety and health, grievance processing, leave programs, orientation and development, training and other related employee matters. Human Resources staff posts all job openings, advertise when appropriate, administer the online employment application (Apply for a job) and related testing process and assist management staff in conducting interviews and determining which applicant to hire in accordance with all existing federal and state laws governing the employment process.  Human Resources staff serves as consultants to managers and supervisors in handling corrective action, staff development, and employee relation issues on a daily basis. Human Resources strive to encourage positive employee relations and open communication. 

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It is the policy of the City of Newport News to maintain and promote equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, ethnicity, religion, political affiliation, disability or other non-job related factors.

If you have any questions, please feel free to ask our Human Resources staff for assistance.

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City Center Location

700 Town Center Drive
Suite 200
Newport News, VA 23606
(757) 926-1800
Fax (757) 926-1825

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