Employee Relations Division
Employee Relations negotiates and administers collective bargaining agreements; administers disciplinary actions and labor grievance procedures. The division is responsible for salary and benefits processing" affirmative action unemployment compensation Equal Employment Opportunity and Americans with Disabilities Act compliance employee training and tuition reimbursement. The Central Records Processing section is responsible for all personnel data transactions on the Human Resources Management System including pay increases benefit enrollment and changes and other data; life insurance claims new employee orientation pre-employment medical exams City-wide personnel file maintenance and other related functions.
The Department of Human Resources serves as the City of Tampa Ethics Office and is responsible for those duties as set forth in the City of Tampa Ethics Code.
Employment Services performs the personnel hiring and testing function and maintains the City's comprehensive classification plan covering approximately 600 classes of work. This division also monitors the performance evaluation process coordinates the administration of valid medical standards and conducts job analysis research for developing valid selection procedures.
Risk Management Division
Risk Management includes several sections. Self Insurance is comprised of Risk and Insurance Administration, claims and safety. Responsibilities include the administration of workers' compensation benefit, general liability and property damage claims. The claims section investigates and adjusts all general liability and property damage claims filed against the City, as well as property damage losses to the City. Following state and federal guidelines the Safety section provides technical assistance in the area of loss prevention to all City departments. This is accomplished through training activities, facility inspections, accident investigations and other efforts to identify and control hazards. The benefits and wellness division is responsible for; health coverage and long term disability insurance; life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance programs.