Human Resources

As a support function to the city of Lansing, the Human Resources Department is commited to being a quality resource for our employees.

The Human Resources Department is committed to attracting and retaining the best employees in order to provide the highest quality of service to residents within the city of Lansing. We work closely with all city departments to help support the management of the city's most valuable resource: its employees.

The city's recruitment/hiring process and online employment application make it easy for applicants to apply and check for open positions.

* We welcome all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, pregnancy, certain military or veteran status and any other characteristics protected by law.

* We ensure each employee a discrimination-free workplace and have a strong commitment to affirmative action and equal employment opportunities.

The HR Department welcomes new employees with a thorough orientation and provides ongoing support. Our commitment to employee training and development prepares employees to meet day-to-day and long-term challenges. The safety and loss prevention programs educate employees on practices that prevent injury and loss.

We also offer one of the most competitive employee compensation, benefits and retirement packages among local government employers. By staying competitive, we are able to attract and retain a quality workforce that has built our reputation as a leading municipality.

The Human Resources Department is responsible for the following:

-To develop and manage staff performance to ensure excellent public service.
-To manage the City's benefit plan
-To promote a culture of diversity to project a positive image of the City
-To promote a strong culture of safety