Human Resources

About the Department

Welcome to the Human Resources Department. If you are considering a career in public service, we hope you will consider us. The City offers a competitive salary and benefits package, and a stable environment where you can grow, develop, and make a difference. Highland City values diversity in its workforce and is committed to actively pursuing a program of equal employment and non-discrimination. Become a part of the Highland City workforce by viewing and applying for our open Job Opportunities.


Highland City Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual 

Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual Updated 07/2019

Highland City’s Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual (Manual) is simply a written guide for management and staff. As an employee of Highland City, you are expected to read, understand, and follow the policies and procedures contained in this Manual. If this Manual conflicts in any manner with applicable federal or state laws or regulations, Highland City will comply with the laws and regulations.

THIS MANUAL IS NOT, AND SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED AS, AN EXPLICIT OR IMPLIED CONTRACT, SHALL NOT MODIFY ANY EXISTING AT-WILL STATUS OF ANY HIGHLAND EMPLOYEE, AND SHALL NOT CREATE ANY DUE PROCESS REQUIREMENT IN EXCESS OF FEDERAL OR STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OR STATUTORY REQUIREMENTS.

No employee, officer, agent or other representative of Highland City, except the Highland City Council, or its designee, has any authority to enter into any agreement for employment for any specified period of time or to make any agreement or representation, verbally or in writing, which alters, amends, or contradicts the provisions of this Manual.

It is also the policy of Highland City to comply with all federal and state equal employment opportunity guidelines and laws. All employment decisions will be made without unlawful regard as to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, pregnancy, disability, status as a veteran or member of reserve components, and any other attribute or condition protected by law.

Additionally, it is the policy of Highland City to strive for safety in all activities and operations, and to carry out the commitment of compliance with health and safety laws applicable to Highland City, by enlisting the help of all employees to ensure that public and work areas are free of hazardous conditions.

Highland City reserves the right to change any of its policies and/or procedures at any time in the future for any reason and without notice.