Human Resources

The City of Ashland Human Resources division coordinates services and programs which assist all city departments in recruiting and maintaining a qualified and diverse workforce, and provides employment-related services to the City's 200+ employees.

Functions performed by the Human Resources division include:

teamJoin our team! We facilitate all employee recruitment, assessment, selection, orientation and retention activities.  As our work changes and adapts to the needs of our community, we work with departments to develop and maintain job descriptions to stay current and competitive.


compBeing part of our team is rewarding!  Classification and compensation are important to supporting your goals and quality of life.  We manage salary schedules, incentive pay, promote training and development, and communicate ways to prepare and achieve your retirement.


relationsEmployee relations, including labor negotiations with five organized bargaining units and a non-represented management/confidential group, is important and we place value in this HR role all year long.  We work hard to collaborate and negotiate practices and workplace expectations to produce contracts that clearly outline the agreed upon documents that support our represented and non-represented groups.


recordsYour information is organized and protected in HR.  Employee personnel records, including confidential background investigations and health records are critical to a complete employment file and keeping the trust and confidence of our staff.


WCProcessing and maintenance of Worker’s Compensation, Occupational Health and Safety and Drug Free Transportation Alliance records keeps you safe on the job and if you need help we’ll walk you through the process of filing a report for incidents or injuries.

The City of Ashland is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against an employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, national origin or mental or physical disability unless based on a bonafide occupational qualification.



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