Human Resources

The Human Resources department is dedicated to partnering with all City of Newberry departments to maximize the potential of our foremost asset - the employees. The Human Resources department provides the leadership, direction, and support to attract, retain, and develop talented individuals. In an effort to support the City’s ever-changing needs, the HR Department ensures that the City maintains a dedicated work force capable of delivering the exceptional services that make Newberry a special place to live, work and play. The City of Newberry is proud of its diverse workforce and employs over 185 individuals engaged in various and exciting positions. We are proud to offer a strong organizational culture and the opportunity to work in a progressive environment.

Current Job Openings: 

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The City of Newberry offers a competitive benefit package including:
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield State Health Insurance and the City covers 98% of individual employee health insurance premiums
  • Employer paid basic life insurance, basic long term disability, and basic dental insurance.
  • Participation in the SC Retirement System and the Police Officers Retirement System
  • 11 Paid Holidays + 1 Floating Holiday
  • 12 Sick Leave days per year and accrue up to 18 weeks of time
  • 10 Annual Leave days per year accrued from date of hire; 15 days after two years of service; 20 days after 15 years of service. Employees can accrue and rollover up to eight weeks of leave annually
  • 2 Weeks of Paid Parental Leave
  • Employer paid training and certifications
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Volunteer Program
  • Corporate Gym Membership Program
  • Longevity and Service Recognition Program
  • Free Annual Health Screening
The City of Newberry is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Inclusive and diverse, we encourage all people meeting the job requirements to apply with us.

The Human Resources Department is responsible for:
  • Compensation and Classification System
  • Insurance Benefits Coverage Options
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Employee Retention
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Statutory Compliance
  • Training and Development Opportunities
  • Employee Relations
  • Risk Management
Commitment to Diversity

The City of Newberry is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives. The City strives to create and maintain a working and learning environment that is inclusive, equitable, and welcoming. We all share in the responsibility for achieving these goals, and for making the City of Newberry a place where each of us may contribute to and realize the successes from a broadened understanding, heightened awareness, awakened empathy, and the fostering of empowerment.