Human Resources

Request for Proposal - Wage Market Study

Request for Proposal - Wage Market Study

Mission Statement

The Human Resources Department supports the citizens of Whitefish by recruiting, developing, and retaining engaged employees who share the City’s dedication and commitment to provide superior customer service to all those who live and recreate here.

It is the mission of the Human Resources department to maximize the potential of our greatest asset, our employees. Embracing change and the opportunity it brings, providing services which promote fair treatment of staff and a work environment that encourages open communications, personal accountability, trust and mutual respect.


The City of Whitefish’s Human Resources department is responsible for:

  • Recruitment of qualified employees
  • Training and development
  • Personnel classification and compensation system
  • Payroll and retirement
  • Employee benefits, wellness, and assistance
  • Employee and labor relations
  • Collective bargaining agreement negotiations and enforcement
  • Performance evaluation and grievance processes
  • Discipline and discharge
  • Policy development and administration
  • Maintenance of personnel records
  • Risk management and compliance
  • Providing consultation and information that supports and empowers managers and employees