Human Resources

Welcome to the City of Downey's Human Resources home page. The City of Downey is a full service City, which means we provide services directly to our community such as Police, Fire, Public Works, Economic Development, Parks and Recreation, and Library Services. These services afford employment opportunities and careers for all types of interest. The mission of the Human Resources Department is to recruit, develop and retain a diverse, well-qualified and professional workforce that reflects the high standards of the community we serve.

The Human Resources Department also provides a wide range of services to City staff through the following areas:

Employee Benefits

Disability Claims Administration

Employee Benefits Administration

Workers' Compensation Program Administration

Employee and Labor Relations

Employee Training & Development

Classification and Compensation

Discipline and Grievances

Leave Program

Memoranda of Understanding Administration

Performance Evaluations

Policies & Resolutions

Recruitment & Selection

Job Descriptions and Salary Schedules

Open Recruitments (Full-Time and Temporary/Part-Time)

Promotional Recruitments


Human Resources is here to help you whether you are an existing employee, retiree or interested in pursuing a career with the City of Downey. If you have any questions, please contact us at the information below. Additionally, please visit our other webpages through the links to the left.

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Human Resources Department

11111 Brookshire Avenue, 2nd Floor

Downey, CA 90241-7016


T: (562) 904-7292

F: (562) 622-4648

Office Hours


7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m