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Human Resources Department
Contact TypeContact Information
Contact:
Director
Office Manager
Benefits Clerk
Address:
City Hall
141 Oak Street (Temporary)
Taunton, MA 02780
Phone:
508-821-1060
Fax:
508-821-1066
Hours:
Monday, Wednesday & Thursday:
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - Noon
 
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Employee Benefit Summaries
 
WELCOME!

The Human Resources Department was created by City Ordinance in 2004. It
is the primary contact for individuals seeking regular employment with all
City Departments, except the School Department. For information about
School Department employment, please click below to link to
the School Department website.


EMPLOYMENT POLICY
The City of Taunton maintains a sincere commitment to the principles of equal employment opportunity, affirmative action and non-discrimination.  The City recognizes that Equal employment Opportunity is the law; yet, in addition to that recognition, we believe that equal opportunity is good policy and is a vital ingredient in the growth of the City.  This policy applies to every aspect of employment, including the recruitment, hiring and terms and conditions of service of all full-time and part-time municipal employees.  Employment decisions shall be made in accordance with state and federal law and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, Vietnam-era veteran status, political beliefs or disability unrelated to job requirements.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY STATEMENT
The City of Taunton maintains a sincere commitment to the principles of equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination.  The City realizes that Equal Opportunity is the law, yet in addition to that recognition, we believe that equal opportunity is a good policy and is a vital ingredient in the growth of the City.  This policy applies to every aspect of employment including the recruitment, hiring, terms and conditions of service of all fulltime and part time municipal employees.  Employment decisions shall be made in accordance with state and federal law and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, Vietnam Era Veteran status, political beliefs, or disability unrelated to job requirements.

The HR Department is committed to a broad range of personnel services and
benefits designed to develop and maintain a high quality workforce,
meeting the needs of our community for excellence in municipal services.

In addition to the coordination of hiring of staff, the HR Department if
responsible for:

Compensation

Ensures that all employees are paid fairly, while ensuring that the City
uses the available financial resources well.


Collective Bargaining

Represents the City in labor relations matters including collective
bargaining with employees represented by unions.


Training and Staff Development

Works to insure employees have the knowledge, skills and abilities to
perform their positions.


Workers Compensation and Unemployment Compensation

Administers the workers compensation and unemployment compensation
programs for the City.


Safety and Wellness Activities

Oversees the coordination of safety and wellness committees and activities to help employees be proactive about their health and well being.