Human Resources

The Human Resources (HR) Department assists City leaders and their respective departments in recruiting, onboarding, developing, recognizing and rewarding talented workers.  The HR team develops, coordinates, and manages all personnel policies and procedures in compliance with federal and state statutes, as well as oversees employee and labor relations, employee benefits, payroll, and employee engagement and well-being. Our mission is to provide courteous customer service in all personnel operations with integrity and responsiveness to the employees and departments of the City.  

The HR team serves as liaisons to approximately 75 full-time, 15 part-time and 20 seasonal employees.   The HR Department ensures compliance with all Federal and State requirements, including but not limited to, the Equal Employment Opportunity Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, and Fair Labor Standards Act.

At the City of South Haven, we are passionate about serving our community and we are looking for candidates who share our passion!  If you are looking for a challenging yet rewarding career working with an organization that values community, diversity, and teamwork, please consider joining our team.

All open positions for the City of South Haven and online applications for those positions can be found by CLICKING HERE Paper applications may be obtained in the lobby of City Hall, located at 539 Phoenix Street, South Haven, MI 49090.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
To learn more about our diversity initiatives and new hire statistics, please read the staff report presented to City Council on December 28, 2020.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The City of South Haven provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.