Human Resources
Acting Human Resources Director - Dawn Cortesi
City Of Manteca

Human Resources Department

​​​​​​​​​​​Mission Statement

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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.


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.

Employee relations
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.

Employee services
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.


  • ​​Continue to develop training and succession plans to ensure continued operational efficiencies.
  • Update AB1825 training as required for all mandated employees. 
  • Implement process and procedures for all part-time employment opportunities within the city. 
  • Identify recruiting sources and work with all departments to initiate all on-line recruitments and processing of all applicants.
  • Continue to work with all departments on staffing requirements and ensure the availability of a large pool of highly qualified applicants.