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Personnel Management
Wilma Jones-Scott, Director of Personnel Management
Ms. Wilma Jones-Scott currently serves as the Director of  the Personnel Management Department under Mayor Chokwe Lumumba Administration effective December 2017. The Director manages the planning, organizing and directing of program activities in the Personnel Management Department including Recruitment and Selection, Compensation and Benefits, Training and Development and Employee Relations.

Toya Martin, Deputy Director of Personnel Management

Toya Martin currently serves as the Deputy Director of  the Personnel Management Department under Mayor Chokwe Lumumba Administration. She is a graduate of Jackson State University where she received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Business Management ,and later a Master of Public Policy and Administration in Personnel Management. Ms. Martin has extensive administrative experience in the public and private sector, having worked over 10 years in Management. 

About Personnel Management
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. 

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 work force 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 bona-fide occupational qualifications are met.

Wilma Scott

Toya Martin

Deputy Director

1000 Metrocenter
Suite 102
Jackson, MS 39209

Phone: 601-960-1052
Fax: 601-960-1187

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.