Human Resources

The Role of Human Resources

The Human Resources Department has the primary role of supporting the City of Dublin organization by providing services related to human resources management to the more than 80 full-time and over 150 part-time employees, and to many volunteers serving the City. It is our mission to deliver exceptional service and support to the organization, covering a wide range of human resource issues in a responsive, cost-effective, and innovative manner. Our goal is to attract, develop, motivate, and retain the best-qualified employees whose diversity and skills contribute to and sustain the City as a quality organization. We look forward to every opportunity to interact with our customer, both internal and external, providing quality customer service for all.

The Department also plays an instrumental role as an agent of change within the City, and develops policies, practices, and performance development opportunities in support of the organization's corporate goals.

The Department provides full-service human resources to the City's workforce including:

Recruitment & Selection

Provide recruitment and selection services that attract and retain highly qualified, service-oriented employees.


Equal Opportunity Employer

In accordance with federal and state laws, the City of Dublin does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, handicap, disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, or age. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Dublin will make all reasonable accommodations for the disabled to participate in employment, programs, and facilities.

Please notify the Personnel Division at 925-833-6605 regarding the type of reasonable accommodations that are needed within three days following the recruitment closing date.

Integrated Employment Opportunities - "Best Buddies"

The City partners with Best Buddies International, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development, and inclusive living for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). To learn more about this dynamic partnership and or to apply for available positions in the SF/Bay Area region use link:


Establish and maintain a City-wide system of position control and identification of job duties. Administration of the City's pay and performance evaluation plans, including Pay-for-Performance. Manage the Human Resources information system. Labor Relations provide administration of City employee relations programs that result in enhanced job performance, employee development, and positive labor relations.

Training & Development

Provide City-wide employee and management training programs, and administer educational services.


Development and administration of City-wide programs and training.

Employee Benefits

Provide the administration of employee benefits including health, dental, life insurance, wellness, employee assistance program, trust fund, 401a and 457 deferred compensation programs, and others.


Administer a fully self-funded, closed retirement plan, and coordinate services with the California Public Employees Retirement Systems (CalPERS) for permanent and qualified employees. Visit the CalPERS website for more information.

Administer a part-time employee alternative to the Social Security program through Public Agency Retirement Services Alternate Retirement System (PARS-ARS). PARS-ARS satisfies federal requirements and provides cost savings compared to Social Security to participants and the City. Visit the PARS-ARS website for more information.


Administration of the City's pay and performance evaluations plans, including Pay-for-Performance. Click on this link for the City’s adopted Salary Plan.

Worker's Compensation

Administration of The Cities Group, a self-funded Worker's Compensation program provided through a Joint Powers Agreement between several cities. Injuries are mitigated by properly identifying and reducing risk exposure through a variety of initiatives, including prevention programs.

Risk Management

The City of Dublin is a member of the Pooled Liability Assurance Network (PLAN) Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement, pursuant to California Government Code §6500 et seq. The 28-member agencies, known as PLAN JPA, work together to self-insure general and auto liability claims by contributing to a shared risk pool.  For more information about the PLAN JPA, please visit:
The Risk Management Division manages the City's insurance program, comprising general liability, property insurance, workers' compensation, and claims processing. 
If you have a risk management issue, please contact Renuka Dhadwal at 925-833-6640.