Human Resources & Risk Management

The City of Deltona is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, national origin, physical disability, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex or other non-merit factors (except as limited by law, Personnel rules, Collective Bargaining Agreements, or bona fide occupational qualifications). The City gives Veterans Preference to those eligible as identified in the Florida Statutes. The City of Deltona is an "at will" employer, which means that employment may be terminated at any time for any reason by the City or the employee.


The Human Resources Department (HRD) is responsible for recruitment, training and development of City staff, administration of health, dental, vision, and life insurance programs as well as short-term disability insurance. HRD administers employee recognition programs, performance evaluations, the City's job classification and compensation program, safety, security and risk management programs including property, liability, auto and workers' compensation insurance programs, and is responsible for labor relations including administration of the IAFF Local 2913 collective bargaining agreement. The department is also responsible for pre-employment physicals and background screening and for the administration of legally mandated programs such as COBRA and the Family Medical Leave Act.

The HRD maintains all employee official personnel files and is responsible for maintaining the City's Personnel Policies and Procedures manual, the Employee Handbook, and the Employee Safety Handbook. HRD functions in an advisory capacity to all City Departments relating to employee relations, investigations, and the resolution of employee or citizen complaints. The department also processes all insurance claims against and on behalf of the City as well as managing the annual insurance renewal process.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Human Resources Department is to provide high-quality personnel and labor relations services to the City by recruiting, developing and maintaining an effective, competent workforce able to deliver timely, responsive and cost-effective services to the community.


The City of Deltona participates in E-Verify, an Internet-based system of the Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration that allows us to determine an employee's eligibility to work in the United States.