Human Resources

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It is the mission of the City of Bothell human resources department to provide effective human resource management by developing and implementing policies, programs and services that contribute to the  City and employee goals by:

  • Balancing the needs of the employees and the needs of the City.
  • Ensuring our diverse workforce is in a safe and discrimination- and harassment-free environment by maintaining compliance with employment laws and government regulations, providing management and employee training, and developing relevant policies and procedures.
  • Providing training and development in areas of effective leadership and career development of all level of employees.
  • Hiring the most-qualified employees by addressing staffing needs, ensuring an effective interview process, increasing City visibility in the employment marketplace, identifying the best and most cost-effective recruitment sources, and conducting thorough reference checks.
  • Retaining our valued employees by assuring effective leadership qualities in our managers; providing competitive wages and benefits; furnishing technical, interpersonal and career development training and coaching; conducting exit interviews and supplying relevant feedback to management; and enhancing two-way communication between employees and management.