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About HR

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We Help the City's Employees Do Their Jobs Better

The Human Resources team helps the City's managers, employees, and work teams reach their full potential. Our job is to provide the tools that the City's workforce needs to maximize their efficiency and effectiveness; to help create a healthy and productive working environment; and to develop and implement the people-oriented processes that will enable our employees to deliver the best possible level of service to our ultimate customer base – the residents of the City of Walla Walla.

Human Resources provides expert support to the managers and employees of the City in the following areas:

  • Compensation and Classification
  • Compliance with Employment-Related Laws and Ordinances
  • Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Employee and Labor Relations
  • Payroll & Benefits Administration
  • Performance Management
  • Safety Program Management
  • Staffing and Succession planning
  • Training and Development

Other services include:

  • Civil Service Program Management
  • Employee Rewards & Recognition
  • Risk Management
  • Team Building and Interpersonal Skills