Human Resources

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Human Resources is responsible for administering the personnel functions and providing assistance and guidance to the operating department and over 50 employees of the City, including:
  • Labor Negotiations & Relations
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Policy Administration
  • Recruitment & Selection
  • Risk Management
  • Salary & Benefit Administration
  • Training & Consultation
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Maintaining Employee Satisfaction

The City of Rochester, Michigan takes pride in attracting and retaining a diverse, high-quality, professional workforce in order to meet the service demands of the residents and businesses of this community. In order to remain competitive with similar markets, such as comparable local governments within the Metro Detroit area, the City's compensation and benefits strategy has been to maintain employee salaries and benefits near the midpoint of these historically comparable communities.

Monitoring Salaries & Benefits

Human resources continues to monitor comparable communities' salary and benefit information on a regular basis. In addition, other factors, such as cost of living, employee performance, and union contract obligations, are used in determining the City's compensation and benefits package.

Compensation, Benefits & Union Contracts

The City's organization values its employees, the contribution they make to the community, and understands the importance of retaining quality employees in meeting the service needs of the community. In an effort to provide the public with more information about the City's personnel expenses, below are documents that detail the City's compensation and benefits.
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    Joellen Haines

    Human Resources Director