City of Atlanta


Vision

Forward looking, strategic business partner nationally acclaimed for maximizing the effectiveness of human capital.

Mission
A professional human resources department committed to attracting, retaining and developing a diverse and competent workforce that enables City agencies to achieve their business needs.

The Office of the Commissioner strives to ensure that Atlanta’s citizens have a competent and productive workforce, committed to the delivery of quality service. This office directs the development of short- and long-term strategies to support the business needs operating departments, the establishment of budget priorities to accomplish HR initiatives, and the maintenance of the Dashboard measurement system to assess progress. It fosters the delivery of best-practice human resource services and provides leadership and guidance to DHR employees, City agencies and City employee groups. In essence, the department functions as advisor, change agent and strategic partner and communicates HR policies and related issues to City Council and Cabinet members. The goal is to make City government an employer of choice, with a workforce of employees dedicated to excellence, integrity, teamwork and improved customer service.

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