The Human Resources (HR) Department is responsible for planning and coordinating many administrative functions throughout the City of South Salt Lake, from hiring and employment to worker relations and workplace disputes. Ensuring a friendly and efficient workplace for our nearly 400 City employees is our top priority.

What We Do

Our Department handles two main areas of administration:

Employment & Hiring

We advertise job openings, screen and review applications and set up interviews with prospective employment candidates. We also work with departments to determine the best fit for each opening, and communicate with prospective employees regarding their hiring paperwork, drug screens and background checks. View available positions.

Workplace Relations

Our Department also mediates workplace disputes, including any of the following topics:

  • Compensation complaints
  • Discrimination claims
  • Personal conflicts
  • Retaliatory action claims
  • Sexual misconduct claims


We offer City employees a complete benefits package including affordable medical, dental, and vision insurance. Each full-time employee also receives a $100/month to help with insurance premiums or medical expenses. In addition, we offer $50,000 in life insurance paid for by the City, paid sick leave, vacation and holidays. We participate in the Utah Retirement System for a pension and offer a 3% match into a 401K.

How to Apply

The City of South Salt Lake has many employment opportunities throughout the municipality, including Public Works, the Fire Department, and the Police Department. There are three ways to apply:

Signed applications must be received by Human Resources no later than the date and time of the position closing.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Statement

The City of South Salt Lake complies with EEO standards in all phases of personnel administration, without unlawful regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, or veteran status.  It is the obligation of officers, managers, supervisors, and employees of the City to conduct themselves in conformity with the principles of EEO.