Human Resources

The Human Resources Department strives to provide effective personnel services through the development, implementation, and equitable administration of policies and procedures; recruit qualified personnel; maintain a well-trained workforce; and foster productivity, innovation, and a climate of success in the workplace.

The Department recruits new employees and works to retain existing employees, maintains personnel records, coordinates employee benefits, and enforces personnel policies.

The City of Fort Walton Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of the City to prohibit discrimination of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status, or any other legal recognized status entitled to protection under legal, state or federal anti-discrimination laws, and to promote the full realization of equal employment opportunity through positive and continuing programs. The City will conform to the spirit as well as the letter of all applicable laws and regulations. The City will take action to employ, advance in employment, and treat veterans, qualified Vietnam-era veterans, and disabled veterans without discrimination in all employment practices.

The policy of equal employment opportunity and anti-discrimination applies to all aspects of the relationship between the City and its employees and applicants, including but not limited to Recruitment, Employment, Promotion, Transfer, Training, Working Conditions, Wages and Salary Administration, and Employee Benefits and Application of Policies.

The City is a Drug-Free Workplace. EOE/ADA/V/DFWP. The City, through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), verifies an employee's authorization to work in the United States through E-Verify.

These principles of equal employment opportunity also apply to the selection and treatment of independent contractors, personnel working on City property who are employed by temporary agencies, and any other persons or firms doing business for or with the City.

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