Personnel is responsible for recruiting, screening and hiring, selection and staffing, development and training, retention, performance management systems, compensation and benefits, and labor relations. This department researches, plans, and makes recommendations on future needs as it relates to personnel issues such as Benefits Administration, Policy Development, Pay and Classification Plans, Performance and Evaluation systems, and skills needed for jobs.
In addition to these functions, Personnel also maintains current data on all City employees and administers and Equal Employment Opportunity Plan. This function coordinates an employee assistance counseling program, physical examinations, awards programs, and stays in compliance with American with Disabilities Act (ADA) as it relates to employment.
Here are just a few of the benefits City of Walterboro employees receive:
- Medical, Dental and Life Insurance
- Paid Holidays
- General Leave Accrual
- Retirement Program
- Credit Union
- Direct Deposit
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Employee Assistance Program
- Job Training and Career Development
The City of Walterboro has many employment opportunities for people of all educational levels and interests. The City is a service organization and offers a rewarding career for people who enjoy serving others. Over 5,000 residents depend on City employees for police and fire protection, garbage and trash collection, clean and well-maintained streets, information about City activities and many other services.