Human Resources

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MISSION OF THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

Human Resources is responsible for all aspects of employee relations. 

The HR Department acts as a catalyst to enable all Trenton employees to contribute at optimum levels toward the success of the Trenton community.

We will do this by:

  • Ensuring that all City employees are given the tools, training, and motivation to operate most efficiently and effectively.
  • Promoting and recruiting the best-qualified people, and recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the workplace.
  • Providing a competitive salary and benefits package and developing the full potential of our workforce by providing training and development for career enhancement.
  • Providing a work atmosphere that is safe, healthy, and secure, as well as conscious of long-term community goals.
  • Establishing, administering, and effectively communicating policies, rules, and practices that treat employees with dignity and equality while maintaining company compliance with employment and labor laws, policies, and labor agreements.

The City of Trenton is an equal opportunity employer. The City prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.