Human Resources

Mission Statement
Provide quality human resources services that enable the City of Gary to attract, support, retain and develop the diverse talent needed to achieve the City’s mission and vision.

Vision Statement
Our vision is to be recognized as a preferred employer of high quality professionals nationwide by providing excellence in human resource services to all internal and external customers.


Guides our behavior; governs how we will work together as we carry out the mission and vision.

Value Statements

  • Excellence – We pursue of the highest quality in any undertaking, process, and service that results in optimal performance.
  • Openness – We are willing to consider and receive constructive criticism to improve and adapt to change.
  • Improvement – We are committed to create a culture of ongoing assessment to continuously enhance the quality of personnel, organizational results, performances, and processes.
  • Teamwork – We are empowered employees working collaboratively and collectively toward achieving successful outcomes for a common goal of the mission and vision.
  • Wellness – We are committed to cultivating the healthy physical, social, and emotional well-being of all in the work environment.
  • Integrity – We conduct business in accordance to the highest standards of professional behavior and ethics.
  • Respect – We embrace each individual’s unique talents, and honor diverse life and work styles with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Service – We provide all customers with meaningful, thoughtful, positive interactions with a high standard of professionalism.
  • Trustworthiness – We provide all customer reliable services that protect the privacy and confidentiality of information.