Department of Human Resource Management

Dr. Rose Nichols, Director

A career in public service can be one of the most rewarding experiences in life—both personally and professionally—when you join with other individuals working for the betterment of the community in which you live.

We strive to select and retain a well qualified, trained and highly motivated workforce to provide excellent customer services to the citizens of Rochester. We offer a wide variety of career choices; promotional opportunities; employee development and recognition; and competitive wages and benefits.

Explore our pages to find out how you can join the City of Rochester team and make a positive difference in our community.

Department of Human Resource Management Mission

The Department of Human Resource Management is a group of human resource professionals who support the City of Rochester's vision, values, and principles by:  recruiting, selecting, developing and retaining employees; creating a diverse, talented and dynamic workforce; providing collaborative human resource solutions; encouraging and recognizing workforce excellence; providing an environment where expectations are clear, documented and communicated.

The Department is comprised of seven organizational units: Administration, Exam Administration/Civil Service, Labor Relations, Staffing Services, Benefits, Training & Safety and Payroll. We develop, implement and maintain human resource policies for all City employees.