Welcome to the City of Sunnyvale Human Resources Department.
The Human Resources Department (HRD) coordinates services and programs which assist City departments in developing and maintaining a qualified, effective and diverse workforce of approximately 900 regular employees and as many as 500 temporary employees. HRD also provides employment-related services to City employees, job applicants and City volunteers.
Our mission is to provide leadership in the development and implementation of sound personnel systems based on merit principles and to attract, develop and retain a diverse, well-qualified and professional workforce that reflects the high standards of the community we serve.
The City of Sunnyvale's Human Resources Department Receives an Award from NCCIPMA-HR!
The Department of Human Resources won the 2013 Northern California Chapter International Public Management Association - Human Resources (NCCIPMA-HR) Human Resources Agency Award for Excellence. HRD submitted an application in recognition of the improvements made by the Recruitment and Classification Division in using Surface Tablets in the oral board interview process, eliminating the use of paper binders and applying the City's zero waste policy. The NCCIPMA-HR President wrote the following, "Congratulations on a great submission and on the creativity demonstrated in applying the City's "zero waste" policy to recruitment and selection practices."