Human Resources

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What we do:

The City of Hammond Human Resources (HR) Department provides city departments with the organization and leadership to effectively utilize the City’s most valuable assets, its people. By providing advice, support and recommendations, the HR department assists departments in managing the City’s personnel. The Human Resources Department areas of responsibility include: Staffing, Employee Benefits, Compensation, Employee Relations, and Risk Management support for both Municipal Fire and Police (Civil Service) and Non-Classified (Non-Civil Service) personnel.

The Human Resources Department is responsible for directing the employment process in accordance with all current laws and establishing job classifications, descriptions and salary ranges for all non-classified employee positions, as well as assisting the Administration and employees in all related matters. The City of Hammond Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Board is responsible for administering examinations for Municipal Fire and Police positions. Examinations are given as required by law every eighteen (18) months or as the needs of Civil Service require. Information and applications for Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service positions can be obtained by contacting our department.

The Human Resources Department is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Compliance employer providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. The Human Resources Department announces job opportunities via NEOGOV online application process, and the staff is pleased to answer any questions you might have concerning job postings within the City of Hammond.

If you would like additional information on employment opportunities with the City of Hammond or would like to fill out an application, please visit our Employment Opportunities page.


Loretta Severan
(985) 277-5626

Staffing & Benefits Administrator
Jaquetta McGee
(985) 277-5629

Compensation & Employee Relations Administrator
Jacqueline Browder
(985) 277-5627


219 E. Robert St.
Hammond, LA 70401


P.O. Box 2788
Hammond, LA 70404


Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 4:30 pm


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