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Human Resources Policy and Procedure Manual

The City of Roswell Human Resources Policy and Procedure Manual was adopted by Mayor and Council on June 9, 2014.

The Human Resources Division reviews and revises the manual on a regular basis. The most recent revisions were approved by Mayor and Council on September 23, 2019.

For specific questions about City of Roswell Human Resources policies and procedures, direct inquiries to

Human Resources Policy and Procedure Manual
(Revised September 23, 2019)

September 23, 2019 Revision Summary

The approved revisions are:
  • Emergency Pay (1.27): Permits the City Administrator to authorize emergency pay in situations where employees are needed to stay after hours or come in when they are scheduled off to handle an emergency as deemed by the Department Head and authorized by the City Administrator.

  • Social Media Policy (2.19): The City had a social media policy in the IT Acceptable Use Policy, but we have developed a more comprehensive Social Media Policy that addresses both on-the-job and off-the-job use of social media.

  • Introductory Period (4.0–4.10) and Appraisal of Performance (7.0–7.9): Changing the policy to require the introductory period evaluations at 3 months and 12 months but making the 6-month and 9-month evaluations optional for supervisors.

  • City Event Paid Time Off Policy (10.19): This policy incentivizes employees to work at special events outside of their normal working hours by awarding them Special PTO for working a minimum of 2 hours at the event that they are not normally scheduled to work. Special PTO can be used by employees to take time off during their employment but is not paid out should the employee leave prior to utilizing it.