Rock Beats

We are Human Resources

by Karin Holland
Human Resources Assistant

The primary mission of the Human Resources staff is to attract, develop and retain a qualified and diverse workforce through positive Human Resource influences and practices in support of the City’s mission.  Another critical mission is to integrate and facilitate risk management/occupational health and safety thinking and practices into business planning and daily operations.

To this end, a talented, dedicated and diverse staff that contributes to making the City an employer of choice has been assembled.  The entire staff is readily available to answer your questions and to provide whatever assistance is needed.  Listed below we have identified the primary functional areas for each individual in order to expedite service.  However, we remind you that you may contact any of the individual staff members for assistance.

  • Benefits – Linda Gunther, Karin Holland, Luis Becerra

  • Civil Service – Teresa Bledsoe

  • Compensation

    • Job Descriptions, Job Analysis, Market Studies, Performance Management – Chris Lane.

    • Pay Issues – Becky Martinez

  • Education Assistance Program – Karin Holland

  • Employee Relations – Teresa Bledsoe, Hassan Farhat, Becky Martinez

  • Organizational Learning and Development – Nancy Guzman, Becky Martinez

  • NeoGov (Job Posting, User Account Management, Training) – Nancy Guzman, Delores Brisco

  • Risk Management – Hassan Farhat, Karin Holland, Kevin Vaughn

  • Workers’ Compensation/Occupational Health and Safety – Kevin Vaughn, Karin Holland, Hassan Farhat

Pictured: The staff members of Human Resources on May 18, 2011. Front row (from left): Kevin Vaughn, Luis Becerra, Chris Lane, Hassan Farhat. Back row: Delores Briscoe, Nancy Guzman, Becky Martinez, HR Director Teresa Bledsoe, Linda Gunther and Karin Holland.

Photo by Shannon McIntire