Emergency Regional Stay Home Order. Bay Area ICUs are near capacity. Stay home except for essential tasks. Keep errands short. Don't gather with anyone outside your household. Cancel plans for non-essential travel. Learn more.

Everyone is required to stay home, except for essential needs. When out, protect yourself and those around you by wearing a face covering, staying 6 feet away from others, and washing your hands often. Learn more at cityofberkeley.info/covid19. City offices are closed to the public. Some services are available remotely.

The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered all residents to shelter at home, leaving only to receive or provide essential services, starting 12:01 am on Tuesday, March 17. See details of the Order, frequently asked questions, and recommendations from Berkeley Public Health at https://www.cityofberkeley.info/coronavirus.

City Council Live Stream: Please visit https://www.cityofberkeley.info/CalendarEventWebcastMain.aspx

ZAB Live Stream: Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx.

The City of Berkeley web site is undergoing scheduled maintenance starting on Friday night, September 13 and ending on Saturday afternoon, September 14. During this time, most web pages should be available, but some resources may become unavailable for short periods of time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 5/9/19, at 7:00pm? Please visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1UAnZ8kU8EWllREyOY7rwQ/. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 2/28/19, from 6:00 to 11:00 PM? Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same date and time.

PG&E is reporting a widespread outage affecting thousands of customers in Berkeley and many City buildings, including the Finance Customer Service Center and the Permit Service Center. Call respective City services for further details, or check the PG&E outage page. Power is expected to return by 12:45pm. Traffic lights that are not working should be treated as a four-way stop sign.

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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: hr@cityofberkeley.info


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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.

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.


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

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Questions or comments? Email: hr@cityofberkeley.info Phone: (510) 981-6800
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TTY: (510) 981-6903