The Human Resources Department provides for the administration of the City human resources system and its procedures. Primary responsibilities include: advertising/posting of job vacancies, applicant screening and selection, maintenance of position descriptions, classification plans, and compensation plans.
Staff duties also include employee enrollment, training, and orientation; personnel record maintenance and change of status processing.
The Department serves as a clearinghouse for personnel matters, working closely with the Finance and Legal Departments.
The City of Grand Island was honored to receive the 2009 Governor's Excellence in Wellness Award for its efforts in creating a Workplace Wellness Program.