Human Resources

Human Resources Office
11111 Brookshire Avenue, 2nd Floor
Downey, CA 90241-7016 
T: (562) 904-7292
F: (562) 622-4648
Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m

The responsibility of the Human Resources Office is to provide customer service to our customers in an efficient, timely, and reliable manner. We accomplish this by utilizing our resources promoting fairness and by partnering with the City's departments to recruit, hire, compensate, and support a dedicated employee group to deliver quality services to the residents and visitors to the City of Downey.

Through the administration of labor contracts, we encourage effective working relationships with the City's employee associations.

Our office has established quality standards of performance to ensuring a highly qualified workforce. Human Resources is also responsible for administering employee benefits and workers' compensation and coordinating classification and compensation efforts, training & development activities and employee relations programs. We promote a "customer first" attitude by demonstrating a spirit of cooperation and by being a trusted and valued source of human resources knowledge and expertise.

This website intends to provides information about the functions of the Human Resources Office.  If additional information is needed, please feel free to contact us for assistance.

The Human Resources Office facilitates the following organizational functions and employee transactions: 

Employee Benefits
Disability Claims Administration 
Employee Benefits Administration 
Workers' Compensation Program Administration

Employee and Labor Relations
Employee Training & Development 
Classification and Compensation
Discipline and Grievances 
Leave Program
Memoranda of Understanding Administration
Performance Evaluations
Policies & Resolutions

Recruitment & Selection
Job Descriptions and Salary Schedules
Open Recruitments (Full-Time and Temporary/Part-Time)
Promotional Recruitments