Seattle Department of Human Resources Susan Coskey, SDHR Director

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The Seattle Department of Human Resources provides services for the City of Seattle's diverse workforce. We do this so that employees are managed fairly, are well-trained, supported, and assigned job duties to accomplish City business goals in a cost-effective, efficient and safe manner. Along with human resource services, we also provide human resource tools, expert assistance and information to our internal and external customers.

People are the City of Seattle's greatest asset. The Seattle Department of Human Resources is responsible for centrally setting the pace for human resources services: identifying, hiring, and retaining our dynamic, diverse workforce as well as developing and administering our compensation and benefits program to create a quality employee experience.


Paid Parental Leave (PPL)
The City of Seattle is excited to announce that effective January 1, 2017, eligible City employees may receive up to 12 weeks (480 hours) of paid leave to bond with their new child. Please visit the City's Paid Parental Leave web page for more information and how to apply.

Paid Family Care Leave (PFCL)
Also effective January 1, 2017, eligible City employees may receive up to four weeks (160 hours) of leave to care for a spouse/domestic partner, child, or parent, or child or parent of the employee's spouse or domestic partner, who has a serious health condition. More information can be found at the City's Paid Family Care Leave web page.

Contact your department's Leave Coordinator or Shauna Fitzner at shauna.fitzner@seattle.gov if you have additional questions. Shauna is available to answer any questions on this or other employee leave programs.