Human Resources Department

The Human Resources department is committed to providing the City of Orinda and Orinda a diverse, competent, trained and professional workforce by attracting the most talented applicants and by providing personnel services to departments and employees - the City's most important resources.

Positive Work Environment


The Human Resources Manager encourages effective employee relations with employees by supporting a positive, productive and respectful work environment and implements organizational policies and procedures that support core services. 

Employment Practices


The Human Resources Manager has strategic and functional responsibility for all of the HR disciplines. Core services provided comply with employment laws, regulations and accepted employment practices including:
  • Recruitment Selection
  • Classification, Compensation and Benefit Programs
  • Labor Relations
  • Employee Relations
  • Risk Management
  • Worker's Compensation
  • State and Federal Regulatory Requirements
  • Performance Review

Internship & Volunteer Opportunities


The City of Orinda values volunteerism and citizens who contribute of their time and talents to the City's programs. The City has an ongoing need for volunteers who are interested in helping in both the City offices and recreation programs.

Paid & Unpaid Internships


The City of Orinda also provides both unpaid and paid internships for high-school and college students in various departments including:
  • Administration
  • Engineering
  • Planning
  • Parks and Recreation
For more information, contact the Human Resources Manager.