Human Resources

Our Mission

At the City of Stuart, the Human Resources Department is committed to "keeping the human in Human Resources."  Human Resources supports all levels of leadership in the successful implementation of employee initiatives and the achievement of established goals. Additionally, through the facilitation of two-way dialogue to understand employees' needs, Human Resources can provide coaching and support to employees at all levels of the organization, affording everyone the opportunity to focus on the work to which they have been entrusted.  We maintain an open-door policy, welcoming all who wish to make contact for any and all reasons, and the Human Resources Director remains committed to 24 / 7 availability.  

We care about the success of the City in its endeavors and the employees who dedicate their careers to the service of others.  As such, and as echoed in this department, “The City of Stuart does not sleep, nor shall we.”

Members of the Human Resources Department deliver proficiency in:

  • Talent Sourcing
  • Talent Retention
  • Learning and Development
  • Employee and Labor Relations
  • Coaching and Support (all levels)
  • Collective Bargaining (PBA & IAFF)
  • Payroll and Benefits Administration
  • Classification and Compensation
  • Risk Management
  • Personnel Policy and Administration
  • Performance Management
  • Retirement Planning and Transition
  • Succession Planning
  • Oversight of Employee Health Center
  • Comprehensive Wellness Programming

Equal Employment Opportunity

It has long been the policy of the City of Stuart to create an inclusive workplace that provides equal employment opportunities to all persons based on individual merit.  This applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, working conditions, benefits and privileges of employment, compensation, learning and development, appointments for advancement or transfer, and separation from employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information (including family medical history), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Veteran's Preference

The City of Stuart is committed to providing preference and priority to eligible service members, veterans and their families. This includes but is not limited to, waiving certain post-secondary educational requirements, modification of point references given when applicable, and evaluating military transferable skills into the workplace. We welcome all veterans, service members and their families to be a part of the City of Stuart team. For more information, please feel free to reach out to us.

Recruitment and Selection

The goal of the City of Stuart is to select the best qualified candidates for employment.  The City shall treat all candidates uniformly and give consideration to internal promotion and affirmative recruitment.  Visit our "Careers" page to view a list of our vacancies.  We hope to give you every reason to "choose us!"