Salt Lake City

Human Resources

Human Resources Inquires and Employment Verifications   801.535.7900

FAX  801.535.6614

TDD (Hearing Impaired Line)   801.535.7218

City Jobs

Click here to visit the Job Center. 


Salt Lake City Corporation provides a comprehensive Benefits Package that meets the strategic goals of the City, is integrated with employee wages and is based on the City’s and employees’ financial ability to pay for such benefits.  The City is committed to the health and wellbeing of its employees who serve our great city.  It is the mission of the City to provide a work environment that promotes healthy lifestyles, decrease the risk of disease, and enhances the quality of life. Our Wellness Program encourages employees of Salt Lake City Corporation and their families to take their health into their own hands and use the wellness services provided as a guide to a happier, healthier and a more productive career and life here in Salt Lake City.

City Compensation Plans

Elected Official, Appointed & Non-represented Employees

To view compensation General Employee Pay Plan, and benefits policy information for the City’s non-represented group of employees, click here. For union covered employees, including wage and benefits information for Fire & Police, refer to each of the links shown in the “Union” section below.


Collective bargaining allows Salt Lake City and its employees to jointly promote cooperative relationships.  Salt Lake City formally recognizes three unions, including: American Federation of State, City and Municipal Employees (AFSCME); International Association of Firefighters (IAFF); and Salt Lake Police Association (SLPA). 

Each year the City and Union negotiate the fiscal year wages for employees: AFSCME FY18IAFF FY18; and SLPA FY18.

Citizens' Compensation Advisory Committee

The Citizens’ Compensation Advisory Committee (CCAC) was formed with the purpose of “…evaluating the total compensation levels of the city's elected officials, executives and employees and making recommendations to the human resources department, mayor and the city council…” (City Code Title 2, Chapter 2.35.060).

Each year the Committee is responsible for preparing and submitting a written report to the Mayor and City Council containing, among other things, recommendations of the “appropriate competitive position for the city relative to the compensation practices of comparable employers”, “wages and benefits of the city’s elected officials, executives and employees” and “general recommendations regarding the mix of compensation for the city’s employees, e.g., base salary, benefits, incentives” (City Code Title 2, Chapter 2.35.060.A.6). Click here to view a copy of their 2015 annual report.  Click here to view a copy of thier 2016 Annual Report.


Salt Lake City is committed to creating an environment that promotes diversity. Towards that end, we produce a number of important reports that we use to monitor our workforce diversity status.

Check out our reports here:  

2017 Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (EEOP) Introduction

2017 EEOP for Salt Lake City

2017 EEOP for Police

EEOC State and Local Government (EEO4)


Civil Service

Salt Lake City Civil Service Commission was established for all employees in the Police and Fire Departments except for the Fire Chief, Police Chief, Deputy Chiefs of both Fire and Police, and Assistant Chiefs of the Police Department.  The Commission meets on a regular monthly basis in an open meeting.  Please click here for rules.