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Mission Statement

To contribute to the City of Starkville’s strategic and operating success and enhance the quality of work for all City employees; to serve as a strategic partner with City departments to recruit and retain a qualified, diverse, and well-trained workforce to meet and exceed community expectations; and to minimize the risk of loss associated with the provision of City services.

Employment Opportunities

General Responsibilities of the Office

  • Formulation and administration of personnel policies and procedures;
  • Recruitment, referral, and selection of a diverse workforce to fill City jobs;
  • Administering all tests for employment and promotions for all City positions;
  • Employee Relations;
  • Equal Employment Opportunity;
  • Employee Assistance Programs;
  • Administration of the City’s Drug and Alcohol testing program;
  • Compensation and classification of jobs;
  • Administration of all insurance claims involving:
    • Worker’s Compensation
    • Vehicle Claims
    • Liability Claims
    • Property damage claims

Related Information

Personnel Policy Manual
PERS Retirement Program
City of Starkville Benefits Summary
Employee Self Service
Donating Leave Time
Employee Assistance Plan
Employee of the Month Program
FMLA Employee Request for Leave
FMLA Leave Physician Certification - Employee Medical
FMLA Leave Physician Certification - Family Member Medical
Submitting an Insurance Claim

Contact Us
Navarrete Ashford

Navarrete Ashford
Personnel Officer
Ph: (662) 323-2525, ext. 3124

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm