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Last Updated: 2019-01-24

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Human Resources is to provide high quality collaborative service for administrators, staff and prospective employees of the City Of Richmond that add value to our diverse and inclusive organization through fair, consistent and policy compliant methods.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to be an employer of choice focused on delivering premier and innovative services that are results oriented.

Core Values


Ethical and Legal Practices

Honesty / Integrity

Continuous Improvement/Efficiency

Customer Service


Proactive & Positive Organizational Management

Quality Work Products and Services

Department Overview

The Department of Human Resources provides leadership, development and administration of the City’s human resources program by: delivering effective and cost-efficient recruitment and selection consulting services; designing and administering classification, compensation and performance evaluation systems; developing and overseeing Human Resource employee data, automation and management of information systems; providing timely and comprehensive consultation, investigation and resolution of grievances, disciplinary actions and complaints; providing specialized services in the areas of policy development and administration, policy review and interpretation , and administration; creating and implementing employee development and recognition programs and services; and developing, administering and communicating health, life, and supplemental benefit programs.

Contact Information:

Human Resources
City of Richmond
900 E. Broad St., Suite 902
Richmond, VA
23219 USA
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