Joe Kriskovich, Director of HR ＆ Risk Management
The Human Resources Program ensures that highly qualified individuals are recruited, developed and retained. In support
of this program, the human resources team is responsible for administering the City's personnel information system,
employee benefit, employee relations and equal employment opportunity programs. It provides diverse and skilled
applicant pools, classification and compensation administration, labor relations, management tools, policies and
procedures, and other support to City departments. Additionally, it assures that the City has fair and equitable policies and
procedures and that all recruitment, hiring, placements, transfers and promotions are made on the basis of individual
qualifications for the position filled.
Employment recruitment and selection
Elements of this activity include management of job advertisement, administration of the NEOGOV online recruitment
system, planning for diversity, and coordination with all departments for recruitment, testing, and selection of employees.
This activity encompasses labor relations and negotiations, oversight of classification and compensation studies,
coordination of annual performance reviews, and ongoing review and maintenance of personnel policies and procedures.
Provision of employee services includes oversight of medical, dental, vision, and retirement benefits including deferred
compensation and 401A programs. Additionally, this element includes adherence to and the appropriate application of the
Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
Training and Development
Provision of city-wide employee training to meet statutory and regulatory requirements through the use of Employment
Risk Management Authority (ERMA) and training via the consortium.