Human Resources

  Welcome to the Human Resources Department!

The City of Washington is not only a great place to live and visit; it is also an ideal place to work!   Whether you’re searching for a rewarding career or an excellent quality of life,  you can find it in Washington.   The city is committed to providing a high quality of life to residents and visitors.   Located between Greenville and New Bern, North Carolina the City of Washington offers a scenic downtown area with lots to offer; boutique retail shopping, historic architecture and wonderful restaurants.   Year-round festivals and live music bring our charming city to life.   

The City of Washington has approximately 300 individuals working to serve the community with pride to enhance the economic, environment and social quality of life.  The City of Washington provides opportunities for committed professionals to join our team in supporting our beautiful city. 

The Human Resources Department is dedicated to supporting a work environment that fosters staff development, creative problem solving and collaboration. 

Mission Statement

Through strategic partnerships and collaboration, the staff of the Human Resources Department strives to develop and retain a high performing, diverse workforce while fostering a healthy, safe, and productive work environment.

HR Programs

To support the city in reaching its goals, the HR Department develops, implements and/or manages the following programs: 

  • Recruitment and Selection 
  • Employee Benefits
  • Pension and Retirement 
  • Classification and Compensation 
  • Safety & Risk Management
  • Performance Management   
  • Health & Wellness 
  • Policy Development
  • Workers Compensation   
  • Leave Administration
  • Employee Recognition and Events