Human Resources & Risk Management

Mission Statement

The mission of the Human Resources Division is to foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, equity and transparency.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

New Hires / Promotions / Transfers / Reassignments

Congratulations to these Team Flagstaff employees!

August 2022

  • Colin Challifour - Fire Captain
  • Jessica Sealana - Police Records Technician
  • Ira Talashoma - Maintenance Worker I
  • Heather Franz - Parking Aide Lead
  • Heather Fertig - Customer Service Representative Senior 
  • Eli Reisner - Project Manager Senior Lead 
  • Carlos Contreras - Water Services Operator-Wastewater Collections 
  • Tony Hernandez - Water Services Operator-Water Reclamation 
  • Austin Shumway - Mechanic Assistant-Lube Technician 
  • Christopher Fennell - Deputy Fire Chief-Operations 
  • Karen Capps - Risk Management Specialist 
  • Adriana Fisher - Housing Program Manager 
  • Cameron Gernert - Police Emergency Communications Specialist 
  • Deeda Williams - Administrative Specialist - Engineering
  • David Smith - Equipment Operator III 
  • Miranda Mann - Library Specialist 
  • Jana Weldon - Beautification, Arts and Sciences Manager
  • Tanner Caputo - Firefighter
  • Kelsey Fortnam - Firefighter
  • Breanna Dudzinski - Firefighter
  • Alex Taylor - Firefighter
  • Blake Armstrong - Firefighter
  • Jacob McQuaid - Firefighter Paramedic
  • Riley Millar - Firefighter
  • Jonathan Purinton - Firefighter
  • Justin Perris - Firefighter
  • Cory Fischer - Firefighter

Please congratulate these Team Flagstaff employees for their extended service to our community!

August Anniversaries
Todd Bishop25 Years
Christopher Brockman25 Years
Tanner Callan10 Years
Jeff Castro15 Years
Charles Chaiken5 Years
Lauren Clementino5 Years
Carol Harvey10 Years
Jess Maier20 Years
Robert Romero20 Years
Juan Rubalcava5 Years
Stacy Saltzburg15 Years
Paul Sanders10 Years
Debra Valencia25 Years
Diana Wood25 Years



Blue Cross Blue Shield offers a HealthyBlue Beginnings program which offers maternity support to help make your pregnancy experience a healthy and happy one. Please see the flyer for more information. 

Did you know that if your Vera provider orders lab work for you that is completed in house at Vera, there is no charge for the lab draw? There is no charge to the patient and it is not billed through insurance, Vera covers the cost!

If you are looking for current information about Covid and re-imbursement for at-home Covid tests, visit the BCBS site here.


Delta Dental is now offering virtual dental appointments.  Click on the link below for further information.

Delta Dental Virtual Appointments


Make sure you don't miss out on the resources available to you through NAPEBT Wellness. View this list of NAPEBT wellness resources (PDF) including one-on-one coaching options, fitness, and other resources! For even more information, visit the The NAPEBT Wellness website which has been updated and has a new look. 

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Effective May 1, 2021, Jorgensen Brooks Group [JBG] became a division of La Frontera of Arizona.  Both are well-established vendors of mental health and substance abuse services, with La Frontera including suicide education and prevention, affordable housing, and community behavioral health centers in its services. Contact for services remain the same: 888-520-5400.

Download the Jorgensen Brooks EAP / Assist app for easy access to many resources for parenting, addiction, mental health, financial well-being and much more! JGB App Flyer

Tips for signing up: 

  • Phone number format: xxx-xx-xxxx
  • Employer Number: City of Flagstaff
  • Password: JGB

Access this month's online seminar, enter the code "COF", and scroll down to Online Seminar.


To fill a vacancy, complete the Requisition in NEOGOV.  Contact a member of the Recruitment Team for assistance.  View directions for completing the Requisition (PDF).

Performance Management

Evaluations are now being completed through NEOGOV Perform.  

Class & Comp

Personnel Request Forms for Fiscal Year 2022-2023 (FY23) have been posted in the Classification Tab

FY23 Compensation Changes: Employees that were eligible for a compression adjustment and/or CPI adjustment will see the increase in their July 29th pay check. 

Minimum Wage: The City's pay plans have been adjusted with a minimum wage of $16.60 per hour. This adjustment is a result of an early implementation of the CPI. 

Merits: 3% merit increases were approved for FY 2022-2023 for the Regular pay plan. Police and Fire public safety personnel in Step Plans and the Water Service Operators are also approved for merit step increases.  Eligibility for a merit increase is contingent upon receiving an overall performance evaluation rating of 2 or higher.  

Further Information

Please email Jessica Vigorito if you have any questions.