In support of the City's principles, values and vision, it is the mission of the Human Resources department to support the total operation in meeting its goals through its most valuable resource - its people.
We strive to develop an attitude of teamwork and quality in our day-to-day operations; create an atmosphere that fosters challenges, fun and safety; and commit to doing and to acting openly, equitably and consistently in our pursuit of uncompromising quality.
To act as a catalyst to enable all City of Hercules employees to contribute at optimum levels toward the success of a greater community by
- Promoting and recruiting the best qualified individuals, recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the workplace
- Offering a competitive salary and benefits package and developing the full potential of our workforce by providing training and development for career enhancement.
- Providing a work atmosphere that is safe, healthy, secure and conscious of long-term family and community goals.
- Establishing, administering and effectively communicating sound policies, rules and practices that treat employees with dignity and equality while maintaining compliance with employment and labor laws set forth by the U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission, the U.S. Department of Labor, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, and the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA).