Human Resources/Risk Management

Diana Lopez, Personnel Analyst                                                 Department Hours:
1415 Santa Anita Avenue                                                    Monday through Thursday 
South El Monte, CA 91733                                  7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
Phone: (626) 579-6540  Ext.3202                                 Closed on Major Holidays 

The City of South El Monte is committed to customer satisfaction and timely responses; the Human Resources Division goal is to hire employees to achieve this standard. 

Human Resources is responsible for employee recruitment, retention efforts, benefit administration, personnel review, labor relations, personnel rules and regulations, and salary adjustments. Risk Management coordinates general liability claims and the City's Worker Compensation Programs.

The City of South El Monte employs approximately 100 employees working in a wide range of fields including administration, finance, planning, code enforcement, public works, recreation and more. 

Full-time, part-time, and seasonal part-time positions exist for people of various ages and levels of education.

The City of South El Monte is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of race, sex, age, disability, veteran status, national origin, religion, political affiliation, or sexual orientation.

Human Resources provides support services to the City's employees in the areas of:
o Recruitment, selection, classification, and compensation
o Equal employment opportunity
o Performance evaluation
o Training and development
o Employee benefits, services, and programs
o Personnel record keeping
o Employee relations, including discipline and administration of federal and state employment laws, and the risk management function

 Employment Opportunities or applications 


Human Resources applies loss prevention and control measures through identification and analysis of loss exposure in the areas of liability, workers compensation, and property loss.

The City is a member of the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority, which provides for the pooling of self-insured losses of its member cities.


The City of South El Monte boasts all comforts of urban life with a small-town feel.  The City’s 22,000 residents represent a good blend of older and younger residents working with the same dedication and community spirit that this City was founded upon.  Both the residents and the business community are working together to make the community a better place to live and work. Encompassing 3.25 square miles, the City of South El Monte is a well-balanced community of homes, schools, businesses and churches, as well as excellent parks and recreational facilities.

Employee Benefits 

We offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the needs of you and your family. We endeavor to make the program cost effective and accessible to create the best work-life situation while you’re employed with the City of South El Monte.

Our comprehensive and competitive benefit package includes some of the following:

o    CalPERS retirement system

o    Deferred Compensation 457 plan

o    Employee life insurance

o    Employee assistance program

o    Employee Credit Union

o    Medical, dental and vision

o    Long-term disability benefits

o    Tuition reimbursement

o    Vacation, holiday and sick leave

o    Supplemental insurance

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