Human Resources

The departmental team of Human Resources develops and supports quality organizational resources to provide effective and efficient delivery of services to our customers.


The Human Resources Division is responsible for producing payroll for the City's 1,200 plus employees and for retirees of the Fire Department. This division also handles recruitment and hiring, including Civil Service entrance exams and promotional examinations for positions in the Police and Fire Departments.

Compensation & Benefits

Compensation and Benefits are a major part of this division's responsibilities. The following are among the diverse array of benefits offered to City employees:

  • Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Health
  • Holidays
  • Paid Leave
  • Retirement

Pay and classification plan administration and review, Policies and Procedures administration, and compliance with State and Federal employment laws are also major components of this division.

Development of Employees

The City of Abilene is committed to the development of its employees. From supervisory training and customer service to defensive driving and first aid, the City provides memorable learning experiences throughout the year to improve employee productivity and enhance team performance. This division is committed to empowering all City employees with the training and tools needed to make a difference.

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