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Human Resources

Welcome to the City of Allentown’s Human Resources Page.

The mission of the Office of Human Resources is to provide quality customer service in all personnel operations with Integrity, Responsiveness, and Sensitivity to all employees of the City of Allentown and other customers.

The Human Resources department works in partnership with all City Departments to attract, motivate, retain, manage and develop qualified productive employees. The department is responsible for organizing, directing, and administering programs involving recruitment and retention, training & development, salary, benefits, workers compensation, pension, labor relations, Civil Service employment for Fire & Police, and risk and safety program management. We provide support for contract negotiations, labor management, arbitrations, and grievances. The department provides professional advice to Administration, Department Directors, Supervisors and employees of the City of Allentown.

The City of Allentown is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry or place of birth, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, age or use of a guide or support animal because of blindness, deafness or physical disability. Employment with the City of Allentown depends solely on qualifications.

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