Human Resources

The Department of Human Resources (HR) provides a full range of services in support of The City of Frederick. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Employee and Retiree Benefits
  • Employee Compensation
  • Employee Relations
  • FMLA Administration
  • HR Compliance
  • Pension Administration
  • Performance Management
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Training and Development and More

Plenty of Opportunities

Whether you are a seasoned professional or just beginning a career, there may be a place for you with The City of Frederick. Learn more about our current Job Opportunities and explore the ways you can personally contribute to the success of the community. All job applications are submitted online. A computer kiosk is available for applicants in the lobby of City Hall.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Frederick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. The City of Frederick Government does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other legally protected group in employment or in the provisions of services. The Department of Human Resources is located at City Hall, 101 North Court Street. Our hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

PositionStaff MemberEmail
HR CoordinatorKaren DavisEmail Karen Davis 
Benefits SpecialistSabrina KruseEmail Sabrina Kruse
HR Analyst (Retirement/FMLA)Grace DobsonEmail Grace Dobson
HR GeneralistJenny HoggEmail Jenny Hogg
Manager of Human ResourcesMegan SimsEmail Megan Sims
Director of Human ResourcesKaren PaulsonEmail Karen Paulson

Department of Risk, Safety & Compliance

The Department of Risk, Safety and Compliance strives to promote safe work conditions and minimize risks by identifying and supporting safe work practices, promoting safety awareness, furnishing necessary protective equipment and by providing training and education. 

We work together to protect our residents, guests, and each other by promoting a culture of shared responsibility with collaborative program development and the open exchange of suggestions, ideas, and concerns. 

Safety Mission

Our Safety Mission benefits us all by minimizing exposures, reducing injuries, preventing property damage and enhancing the environment at The City of Frederick.


PositionStaff MemberEmail
Manager Risk, Safety, and ComplianceJoe LindstromEmail Joe Lindstrom
Risk Compliance SpecialistAndrea BrightfulEmail Andrea Brightful
Security and Emergency Preparedness Specialist
Nathan HuppEmail Nathan Hupp