Human Resources Department

The Human Resources department is committed to providing 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 and Selection
  • Classification, Compensation and Benefit Programs
  • Labor Relations
  • Employee Relations
  • Risk Management
  • Workers' Compensation
  • State and Federal Regulatory Requirements
  • Performance Review

The City of Orinda values volunteerism and citizens who contribute of their time and talents to the City's programs.