Human Resources and Risk Management

Mission Statement

The mission of the Human Resources and Risk Management Department is to be a strategic business partner to all City departments.  The department strives to deliver quality services and ensure excellent stewardship of City resources. The department also works to develop strategies and deliver programs that foster an equitable and ethical work environment.


The Human Resources and Risk Management Department is dedicated to providing assistance and guidance in the areas of:

  • Benefits Administration
  • Compensation
  • Employee and Labor Relations
  • Federal and State Employment Law Compliance
  • Organizational Development and Training
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Safety and Risk (i.e., Workers’ Compensation)


The icrma-logo-footerCity of El Monte is a member of the Independent Cities Risk Management Authority (ICRMA) an excess insurance Joint Powers Authority which provides excess liability coverage.


TheEncounter EIA 2017 excess workers’ compensation insurance coverage is provided by the California State Association of Counties Excess Insurance Authority (CSAC-EIA).