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A Warm Welcome from the Director

Welcome to the City of Manhattan Beach Human Resources Department website. We are responsible for employee/labor relations, classification, compensation, recruitment and selection, training and development. Additionally, we are responsible for the risk management and safety programs.

On the website, you can find information about the following:

Feel free to browse our site. If you have any questions or suggestions for improvements, send us an email, give us a call, or stop by City Hall.

Human Resources
Human Resources provide professional assistance and guidance to departments in recruiting, developing, maintaining and managing a highly qualified workforce that provides quality customer service. The Human Resources administration division provides support services to the city’s full time and part-time employees in areas such as recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, employee relations, training, personnel, processing, interpretation of rules, regulations and policies, and EEO/ADA compliance.

Risk Management
The purpose of the Human Resources Risk Management program is to protect city resources by minimizing risks and stabilizing insurance costs in an economical and innovative manner that preserves assets and protects against random/accident loss. The Risk Manager conducts annual safety inspections of city owned properties and facilities. Moreover, safety programs and employee orientations are provided to minimize exposure to risk and lawsuits. The Risk Manager reviews all accidents involving city employees and oversees the city’s central safety committee.