Effective August 4, 2020: Citing the need for stronger action to flatten the curve of COVID-19, Mayor Lumumba has signed the Third Amended Stay Safe Jackson Executive Order which orders bars to close for inside service. All bars, nightclubs, lounges, taverns, and private clubs located in the City of Jackson shall close, except to the extent that such establishments ONLY provide take-out, pick up, delivery or drive-through services as allowed by law. Businesses found in violation will be shut down for 24-hours and must submit an Attestation of Compliance with the City of Jackson before reopening. Mayor Lumumba has also issued a Mayoral Curfew Order in the City of Jackson effective August 6th at 12 midnight - 5 am for the next five days. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, call our Hotline at 601-586-3067 and fill out the Symptom Collector. If you are in need of mental health support during this time, call our Mental Health Warmline at 601-586-3073. 

2019 City of Jackson Employee Recognition

Personnel Management

Emma Gaddis
Administrative Clerk

Department of Personnel Management
1000 Metrocenter Mall, Suite 102
Jackson, MS 39209
Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM

Mission

The City of Jackson's Department of Personnel Management provides a comprehensive program of principal support for city departments, employees, and the public in planning, coordinating, and implementing human resources policies and practices, based on fairness and equality. This leads to a value-added department that partners with all City departments to provide strategic human resource support and guidance to ensure organizational goals and missions are achieved.

Authority
The City of Jackson retains the right to exercise customary managerial functions including the rights to assign, supervise and discipline and dismiss employees; to determine and change work shifts and work days; to transfer employees within their work unit or into other work units and other classifications; to determine and change the size of and qualifications of the work-force; to establish, change, and abolish its policies, practices, rules, and regulations; to determine and change operating methods; to contract and subcontract; to assign duties to employees in accordance with the needs and requirements determined by the City of Jackson; and to carry out all ordinary administrative functions.

Affirmative Action
The City of Jackson recognizes that its commitment to equal employment opportunity entails the responsibility to ensure that every reasonable effort is made to obtain a representation of diverse groups, women, and persons with disabilities among city employees by taking affirmative action to increase the representation of diverse groups, women, and persons with disabilities in the city workforce as appropriate.

Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of the City of Jackson to employ, retain, promote, terminate, and otherwise treat all employees and job applicants based on merit, qualifications, and competence. This policy shall be applied without regard to any individual’s gender, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, age, marital status, and disability, so long as occupational qualifications are met.

 

 

 

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