Human Resources

The Human Resources office works under the direction of the City Manager for the City of Soledad.  It is the goal of the Human Resources office to recruit, retain and develop employees by providing services that are customer responsive and cost-effective, aligned with the overall mission of the City and the priorities established by the City Council, by incorporating the best practices of the human resources profession.  The Human Resources office is responsible for handling day to day business of Human Resources, including recruitment and selection, policies and procedures, training and development, workers’ compensation administration, benefits administration and labor/employment relations.

248 Main St., Soledad, CA 93960
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 156, Soledad, CA 93960
(831) 223-5013
(831) 678-3965
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Closed for Lunch — 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Performance Objectives

  1. Assist in preparing the annual Classification and Compensation Plan after budget adoption each year.
  2. Provide employee communications on City Benefit Programs. Conduct annual benefit open enrollment each year.
  3. Prepare, and monitor all “Personnel Action Forms” (PAF’s) to communicate changes in employee pay and status with Finance/Payroll.
  4. Simplify, streamline and automate key HR business processes.
  5. Administer the Workers’ Compensation claims on behalf of the City.

Quick Links

Discussion:  Need to describe how this department will manage job postings and job applications.  Will job applicants continue to be able to apply through an online process or will a fillable PDF be provided and the applicant will save and e-mail or mail by post to the human resources department?  What will be the process for department staff to upload job postings, provide short job descriptions with salary range, etc.?

Important fillable employee forms to add to the department site:

W2, W4 & W9, 1099, State withholding, Employee Beneficiary Forms, Direct Deposit forms