The Human Resources department is committed to providing high-quality professional service to all prospective, current, and former employees in a manner that is respectful and individualized. Staff provides departmental support by managing information, records, performance evaluations, and achievements. We are also dedicated to encouraging individual employee input and participation.
Human Resources serves to attract, develop, motivate, and retain a diverse workforce within a supportive and creative work environment that emphasizes customer service and communication both inside the organization and throughout the community we serve.
The Human Resource department's accounting function is responsible for processing payroll and other financial records and assists with the annual audit by providing expense reports and records. In addition, the department oversees risk management and employee benefits including health, dental, life, worker's compensation, and liability insurance.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Statment
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.
Drug-Free Workplace Policy
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 for 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 Act (ADA) Statement
Our organization is committed to complying with all applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Adopted policies prohibit discrimination 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. In accordance, the Town of Pantego 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.
All employment and compensation with the Town are provided “at-will” meaning that employment can be terminated with or without cause, with or without notice, anytime, at the option of either the Town or the employee, except as otherwise provided by law.