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Human Resources Department
2180 Milvia Street, 1st floor, Berkeley, CA 94704
TEL: (510) 981-6800, TDD: (510) 981-6830, FAX: (510) 981-6860
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm, Email:


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Welcome to the Human Resources Department site at the City of Berkeley, CA.

The Human Resources Department strives to ensure that the City employs fair and equitable human resources policies and procedures; recruitment and hiring is made on the basis of individual qualifications for the position and represents diverse and skilled applicants; provides employees with pertinent and ongoing development opportunities; and represents the City Council and City Manager on all employee relations matters.

SEIU Local 1021 (Community Svcs / PTRLA) [more...]

Job Opportunities -
The following page lists current job opportunities with the City of Berkeley.  Please click this link to view current jobs... [more...]

Employee Benefits Forms -   [more...]

The HR Dept will be closed -
The schedule on the following page lists dates that the Human Resources Department will be closed for holidays and "reduced service" days  [more...]

Union Agreements  /  Employee Manuals -
This page lists the various agreements between the City of Berkeley and its unions, associations, and bargaining units.  Also included is the Unrepresented Employee Manual which covers employees not represented by a union, and the Personnel Rules and Regulations which contain provisions that are not otherwise covered by specific union agreement.  (NOTE: your computer must have the "Adobe Acrobat" viewer program installed in order to view these files.) [more...]

EEO Policies and Reports -
Listed below are policies and reports pertaining to the City of Berkeley's equal employment opportunity and diversity efforts. [more...]

About the Human Resources Department -

The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered residents to shelter in place, leaving only for essential needs. Most City facilities are closed to the public. Read the latest changes to City services and COVID-19 information from Berkeley Public Health.


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Human Resources Department, 2180 Milvia Street, 1st floor, Berkeley, CA 94704
Questions or comments? Email: Phone: (510) 981-6800
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903