Human Resources


Human Resources develops and administers a wide range of programs and procedures in the areas of:

  • Recruitment and selection
  • Equal employment
  • Classification and compensation systems
  • Employee record maintenance
  • Employee benefits
  • Training and performance management systems
  • Workers' compensation
  • Safety programs

Department Goals

It is the goal of Madison Human Resources to attract and retain a highly talented, motivated, diverse, and competent workforce to carry out the mission and responsibilities of serving the citizens of Madison.

If you enjoy working in a challenging and innovative work environment and are motivated by providing excellent municipal customer service, we encourage you to apply for a position with the City of Madison.


It is the mission of Madison Human Resources to provide professional human resource leadership, development, information, and services to elected officials, managers, and employees, and to preserve the integrity of the personnel system consistent with City values.