Welcome to the City of Santa Cruz Human Resources Department.

Our office is open Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.     

Lisa Murphy, Director of Human Resources

HR Dept. Email
HR Staff Directory

809 Center St., Rm.6
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Ph: 831-420-5040
Fx. 831-420-5041

The Human Resources team offers support services for City departments and employees including:

  • Recruitment
  • Benefits
  • Employee Relations
  • Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Employee Development
  • Volunteer Opportunities

Our mission:
As a resource and trusted advisor, we strive to cultivate an inspiring, fulfilling work environment that attracts and engages a talented workforce. 

Our values: 

  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Balance
  • Trust
  • Integrity

Check out the video below to learn more about the services HR provides!