The Human Resources department functions by providing professional support to the town and its municipal departments and employees by ensuring compensation, benefits which are compliance with Federal and State Laws; and the regulations and policies of the Town of Pantego.
ABOUT HUMAN RESOURCES
The Human Resource department is committed to providing high quality professional service to all prospective, current, and past employees; and treating each with respect, good care, and individualized attention. Human Resources provides departmental support by managing information, records, performance and achievements; while encouraging individual employee input and participation.
Human Resources serves to attract, develop, motivate and retain a diverse workforce with a supportive and creative work environment with an emphasis on customer service and communication within the Town and community.
The Human Resource department's accounting function is responsible for processing payroll and other financial records and assists with the annual auditing by providing expense reports and records. In addition, the department is tasked with the risk management functions; and oversees the benefits program: health, dental, life, worker's compensation, and liability insurance.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The Town of Pantego is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring qualified individuals and retaining a highly qualified and diversified workforce. It is the policy of the Town not to discriminate against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline or any other aspect of personnel administration based on an employee’s or application’s religious opinions or affiliations, membership or non-membership in employee organizations, or because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, gender, veteran, disability or any other basis prohibited by federal, state and local laws.
It is necessary and required by law for the Town to provide a drug-free working environment for its employees and the public. All employment is contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug screen. Any candidate who refuses to submit to a pre-employment drug screen will be removed from consideration of employment with the Town. The pre-employment drug screen will be conducted by a physician of the Town’s choice and paid for by the Town.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
The Town is committed to complying with all applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). It is the Town’s policy not to discriminate against any qualified employee or applicant with regard to any terms or conditions of employment because of such individual’s disability or perceived disability, so long as the employee can perform the essential functions of the job. Consistent with this policy of nondiscrimination the Town will provide reasonable accommodations to a qualified individual with a disability, as defined by the ADA, provided such accommodations do not constitute an undue hardship on the Town.
AT WILL STATEMENT
All employment and compensation with the Town are “at-will” meaning that employment can be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, anytime, at the option of either the Town or the employee, except as otherwise provided by law.