Personnel Policies

The Personnel Department enhances service to the citizens of New Bedford by hiring and retaining the best City employees, increasing productivity and job satisfaction through the planning and administering of personnel programs, professional development and benefit designed programs. The department serves the public and City employees through outreach and recruitment and also supports City employees and managers by implementing policies and procedures, enforcing fair labor practices and fostering good relations among employees to create an environment where employees work productively, develop their skills and maintain job satisfaction.