Human Resources Department

The Human Resources Department is responsible for the formulation and administration of personnel policies; recruitment; referral, and selection of applicants to fill city jobs; administration of the position classification and pay plan; coordination of organization developmental training and career development programs; administration of employee benefit programs; and direction of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action efforts.  In addition, the Department also administers employee relations and health and wellness programs.

24-hour Job Information Line: 
(540) 667-2330

Mission Statement

The City of Winchester Human Resources Department strives to fairly and equitably support the human resource needs of the organization, the individual needs of the employees in the context of their employment, and to develop, administer and enforce organizational rules and regulations which are based on City, State, and Federal laws and guidelines.

E2014 Recruitment Brochurequal Opportunity Employer

The City of Winchester is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, age, disability, or national origin.

Workplace Environment

The City of Winchester offers a safe, healthy, and substance abuse free workplace. Final candidates are subject to a background check, drug screen and pre-employment physical.

Salary and Benefits

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package that include:

  • Medical Coverage
  • Short Term Disability Coverage
  • Critical Illness Coverage
  • Long-Term Care Coverage
  • Dental Coverage
  • Flexible  Benefits Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement with Virginia Retirement System
  • 457 Deferred Comp
  • Paid leave-sick and vacation
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Service Recognition


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City of Winchester, Virginia
15 North Cameron Street  •  Winchester, VA 22601
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