Human Resources

Duties and ResponsibilitiesOur team appreciates that the City of Fortuna's biggest assests are its employees, and we strive to provide high quality, essential services, and support to our employees and departments. To attain that goal, Fortuna's Human Resources team is committed to attracting, hiring, and retaining great employees! 
Join our Team
The City strives to provide valuable services including:                                                        
  • Promote safety and wellness
  • Provide training and professional development opportunities
  • Facilitate employee engagement to generate productivity and motivation
  • Enable employees to serve our community with efficiency and effectiveness
Whether you have years of experience, are ready to start a new challenge, or just joining the workforce and looking into options, the City of Fortuna welcomes you to explore our job opportunities and experience the satisfaction of working in  a beautiful setting and being able to look around and see the results of your hard work!
Responsibilities of the Human Resources Division include:

  • Conducting employment recruitments
  • Maintaining the City's classification, compensation, and benefit plans
  • Evaluating and coordinating training and development needs
  • Providing assistance in labor relations, negotiations, performance evaluation, and discipline
  • Maintaining personnel records
  • Providing assistance to employees and management in the interpretation and enforcement of applicable labor law and City personnel rules
  • Encouraging an environment for employees that enhances personal and professional development and satisfaction 
Siana Emmons
City Clerk / Human Resources Manager

Ashley Chambers

Senior Administrative Assistant / Deputy City Clerk

Alice Rye
Payroll & Benefits Administrator

Human Resources
Monday - Friday (Excluding Holidays)                                                               
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Ph: (707) 725-7600
Fx: (707) 725-7610

Located at:
621 11th St.
Fortuna, CA  95540

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 545
Fortuna, CA  95540