HRD Vision
Maximize organizational and individual potential to be the Human Resources leaders and partners throughout the workplace, the community, and the nation.

HRD Mission
The Human Resources Department works to position the City of Austin as an employer of choice through balanced, efficient, and collaborative strategic partnerships. We support and develop a high performing and diverse workforce that fosters a healthy, safe, respectful, and productive work environment for employees and their families, City departments, and the community.

The City of Austin has a workforce of approximately 13,500 in more than 40 departments that offer a range of services.  HR helps define competitive benefits and compensation.

To learn more watch the video below. To apply for a job, visit the E-Career site.


See About Human Resources for all of the programs and services we offer.

View a list of City of Austin holidays for potential closures on these days.


Best Place for Working Parents Badge

City of Austin designated as
Best Place for Working Parents

  • Best Place for Working Parents 2019 Award
  • Best Place for Working Parents 2020 Award
  • Best Place for Working Parents 2021 Award