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Human Resource FAQs

The Human Resources Department provides support to City administration, supervisors and employees by developing and maintaining personnel and risk management policies and programs. The staff is committed to efficient service, employee health and safety, fair and equitable employment practices, and equal employment opportunity. The department has responsibilities in the following areas:

  • Benefits
  • Compensation and Classification
  • Employee/Management Relations
  • Employee Safety
  • Liability, Property & Automobile Insurance
  • OSHA and DOT Mandated Programs
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Personnel Records Management
  • Policy Development
  • Recruitment (Job Openings)
  • Risk Management
  • Training
  • Wellness Programs
  • Worker's Compensation


Regular full-time and part-time employees have various benefits available. The following is a list of available benefits:

  • Health Insurance
    Credible Coverage Disclosure Notice (2013)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Benefit Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave/Family Sick Leave
  • Personal Leave
  • Holiday Leave
  • Maryland State Pension System - Participating required with 7% employee contribution
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plans
  • 401(a) Matching Plan
  • State Employees Credit Union &
    First Financial Federal Credit Union
  • Direct Deposit of Pay Checks
  • Westminster Family Center
    FREE Membership

Available benefits are subject to change without notice. Benefits are not available for temporary and seasonal employees.

The City of Westminster firmly commits to a policy of equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees, consistently complying with local, state and federal laws. The City's policy is to employ qualified persons without discrimination regarding race, creed, color, religion, age, sex, country of national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, political affiliation, or status in any other group protected by federal/state/local law. If you feel that you have been treated unfairly or in a discriminatory manner during the recruitment process, you should promptly contact the City Administrator.

Employing and Promoting Equally
Today and Tomorrow