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Human Resources

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The City of Sanford Human Resources Department provides administrative and technical support services to assist in the management of the City’s workforce. The core services provided by Human Resources include: recruitment, selection and processing of new employees, maintenance of the pay and classification system, maintenance of employee personnel records, administration of the City’s compensation and benefit program,  and coordination of city-wide employee events.

Employment with the City

City benefit offerings provide a competitive edge for employment recruitment and retention. In some cases the City funds 100% of the benefits; in most cases City subsidies are common.

Benefits include: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Health Reimbursement Account, FRS Retirement Plan, Paid Time Off (General/Fire Employees), Paid Sick Leave/Paid Vacation Leave (Police), Bereavement Leave, Paid Military Leave, EAP Program, Short Term Disability Insurance, Paid Employee Life Insurance (1 x annual salary), Paid Holidays for most positions (# of days depends on position), Paid Jury Duty, Worker’s Compensation, Social Security/Medicare (50%), Protective Safety Equipment, Uniforms.

Supplemental benefits include: Hospital Indemnity Plan, Personal Cancer Indemnity Plan, Critical Illness, Voluntary Employee Supplemental Life Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, 457 Deferred Compensation Retirement Plan, Short Term Disability, 10 Year Level Term Life Insurance.

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Equal Opportunity Policy

The City of Sanford recognizes a moral, ethical, and legal responsibility to provide fair and equitable consideration of applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, age, national origin, place of birth, gender, sexual orientation, or other non job-related factors. As such, the City affirms its commitment to a policy not only of nondiscrimination but also to a process of equal employment opportunity in all departments of City government to ensure that employment opportunities are extended to all qualified persons.  When requested, the City of Sanford will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.