The Human Resources Department is responsible for administering the City's Personnel Management System as established by the Mayor and Council in order to provide a fair, equitable, and productive work environment for all City employees. The Human Resources Department also oversees the City's Risk Management programs.

Human Resources plans, develops, implements and administers diverse human resource and risk management functions and programs for all City departments. This activity includes applicant services, equal employment opportunity, employee relations, payroll, personnel policies and procedures, testing and selection, employee personnel records, position control, new employee orientation, performance appraisal, job analysis, training, organizational & professional development, classification/compensation, employee benefits, employee awards & incentives, employee grievances & appeals, employee assistance program, retirement/pension programs, short-term & long-term disability, workers' compensation, return-to-work programs, risk management and loss prevention, employee wellness & safety, legal compliance, and provision of professional human resources & risk management advise to City officials.

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the City of Smyrna Human Resources Department to maintain a positive, productive, and progressive environment for all Human Resources employees while providing professional human resources assistance and support to all City employees, Mayor and Council, and the general public in the areas including, but not limited to, employee recruitment; benefits; classification; and compensation; payroll; training; organizational and professional development; city policies and procedures; federal, state, and local laws; risk management and employee relations in continuing efforts to attract, retain and motivate current and potential employees.