Human Resources recruits, develops, and works to retain a diverse, well-qualified workforce that reflects the high standards of the community, and leads the City departments in positive employee relations, talent management, succession planning, and employee engagement.
The purpose of Human Resources is to:
- Lead strategic planning to align employee skills, staffing, and productivity with City goals in order to deliver premier services to the community of Carmel-by-the-Sea
- Support City departments and employees in achieving their key goals and objectives
- Provide a range of services to City employees, including new employee orientation, staffing and recruitment management, talent and skill development, performance assessment, and safety and wellness programs
- Deliver employee relations, compensation, job classification, risk management, and organization development services efficiently to City departments.
The State Controller’s Government Compensation in California website provides information on employee pay and benefits for approximately 2 million positions at more than 5,000 public employers. Public employers annually report employee compensation to the State Controller’s Office. View and search employee job titles, build charts and graphics and download custom reports and raw data.
Memorandum of Understanding
Council Appointee Agreements
CalPERS Valuation Reports
Employee Links to Online COVID-19 Self-Assessments by Department
Administration (City Hall) – https://forms.gle/NehBirGauK2FLiYb7
Community Planning & Building (City Hall) – https://forms.gle/unAhB6iYciZbNMnS8
Library (Harrison Memorial) – https://forms.gle/fd1kui1ckyScsDHv8
Library (Park Branch) – https://forms.gle/nA8WkWmmXGVhFzp46
Public Safety – https://forms.gle/u6LdpgzEsEuR3nWo9
Public Works – https://forms.gle/TQpCrUgKpNhRCXaa8
The City has collected the following list of resources to help employees during this time of the COVID-19 virus. If you have any questions about benefits and services provided by the City, please contact Human Resources (firstname.lastname@example.org; 831.620.2017). We’re here to help.
The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that’s listed below is provided through the City and is available to employees, the employee’s immediate family members (partner/spouse, children) and those living in the employee’s household. The EAP provides short-term counseling and referrals. It’s free and confidential.
The other resources are provided through a variety of external entities. They aren’t recommendations but public information that employees and others can explore and use as they think appropriate.
- Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty (AFSP)
- Manage Anxiety & Stress (CDC)
- Emergency Responders: Tips for taking care of yourself (CDC)
- 10 Mental Health Tips for Coronavirus Social Distancing (Partners in Health)
- How to Prevent Loneliness in a Time of Social Distancing (Scientific American)
- COVID-19 & Your Mental Health: A Comprehensive Resource Guide (Peak Resilience)
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – Provides short-term counseling and referrals. Confidential and free.
EAP – By phone:
EAP – Website:
- Web: members.mhn.com
- Employer key: carmel
There are times when everyone needs a little help or advice. The
EAP through MHN can help you with things like stress, anxiety,
depression, chemical dependency, relationship issues, legal
issues, parenting questions, financial counseling, and dependent
– Unlimited free phone access 24/7
– In-person help for short-term issues; up to 3 sessions per incident per family
member per year and
– Unlimited web access 24/7 to helpful articles, resources, and self-assessment tools
Best of all, your EAP is completely confidential, free and
available to any member of
your immediate household.
- COVID19.ca.gov - Information from the State of California on COVID-19 information ranging from symptoms of the virus to financial resources.
- Unemployment Insurance – How to file. Note: Possible eligibility for those with reduced hours.
- Unemployment Insurance – Steps once you file.
- Your Money: A Hub – New York Times article with COVID-19-related info from stimulus checks to mortgages. Note: You may need to set up a free account in order to access.
Guidance for Leadership and Management
- “Leading through COVID-19″ (Stanford University)
Family, Couples, and Parenting Tips
- Love in the Time of Coronavirus—6 Tips to Protect Your Marriage While Quarantined (Parade)
- Avoid Cabin Fever with These 125 Ideas to Keep Kids Entertained During the Coronavirus Crisis (Parade)
- Under One Roof: Home Together During the Coronavirus Pandemic (Psychology Today)
- Parenting During COVID-19: A bulleted list to stick up on the fridge (Psychology Today)
- How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus (PBS)
Working from Home Tips
- 9 Tips To Be Productive When Working At Home During COVID-19 (Forbes)
- 8 Tips To Make Working From Home Work For You (NPR)
- How to Work From Home Without Losing Your Mind (Wired)
- How to keep yourself happy and productive if you’re working from home because of the coronavirus (Business Insider)
Domestic Violence Support