Human Resources

The Human Resources Department is responsible for recruiting, screening and hiring, selection and staffing, development and training, retention, performance management systems, compensation, benefits, employee relations, safety, and workers' compensation.

This department researches, plans, and makes recommendations on future needs as it relates to HR issues such as benefits administration, policy development, pay, and classification plans, performance and evaluation systems, and skills needed for jobs.

In addition to these functions, Human Resources also maintains current data on all City employees and administers an Equal Employment Opportunity Plan. This department coordinates an employee assistance counseling program, an on-site health clinic, physical examinations, awards programs, City-sponsored athletic teams, and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as it relates to employment.

The City of Spartanburg envisions itself as an organization that welcomes, encourages, and supports individuals who desire to contribute to and benefit from living and working in Spartanburg.

The City of Spartanburg provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.