Human Resources Department

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Division of the Office of the City Manager

Welcome to the City of Newport's Human Resources Department. 

The mission of the City of Newport's Human Resources Department is to ensure an efficient and motivated work force by promoting positive labor management relations, efficiently administering an equitable and competitive benefit program, recruiting and retaining high quality, well-trained, culturally diverse employees for all City departments and maximizing the quality of service provided to the public by managing and developing the skills of our municipal employees.


The City of Newport's Human Resources is responsible for:

  • Various policies and programs regarding Labor Relations and Contract negotiations throughout the City.
  • Establishing and implementing sound Employee relations programs and policies for employee development and retention.
  • Recruiting, screening, interviewing, referring and selection of the most qualified applicant for vacant position postings.
  • Advising department heads on issues regarding employer and employee rights, discipline and sound labor policy judgement.

On this site you will find information on how to apply for a City job (not including positions within the Newport School Department nor other ancillary City agencies), benefit information, "time away" and forms you may need for various human resources transactions, and more.

This site is changed routinely, so please check back periodically for updated information and resources.

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