Human Resources

Department mission, Vision and Values

Mission: to empower an engaged and productive culture.

Vision: a strategic, diverse and engaged workforce, prepared for today and the future.


  • Promote honesty, integrity & trust
  • Celebrate teamwork
  • Encourage communication & accountability
  • Embrace change and innovation
  • Champion employee development
  • Create opportunities for fun

Functions of the Department

The City of Sequim Human Resources Department is dedicated to serving our employees and our citizens. We develop, administer, manage, and provide services for a variety of programs.

Services Provided

  • Benefit administration
  • Civil Service program
  • Compensation and classification
  • Employee recognition
  • Employee relations
  • Labor relations and union contract administration
  • Legal compliance
  • New hire orientations
  • Organizational training and career development
  • Performance evaluations
  • Policies and procedures
  • Personnel Policy Manual (PDF)
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Safety and risk management guidance