Cookeville Human Resources Department

Human Resources is a service department that coordinates personnel management functions for all City departments. Services include (1) recruitment, selection and retention of employees; (2) maintenance of the classification plan; (3) maintenance of individual personnel files; (4) coordination of Risk Management and employee safety program and (5) administration of the city’s’ drug and alcohol testing program.

This department provides staff and clerical support to all City departments in the selection and retention of employees.  Human Resources is responsible for managing the risks of the City in order to minimize the loss of physical, financial and human resources; including management of exposure and accidents, acts of nature, liability, theft and vandalism and safety and employee health.