Personnel Department

​Description of Duties

The Mission of the Personnel Department is to attract and retain staff for the Town of Oak Bluffs to function at it's optimal capacity and to promote a healthy and productive work place. 

Works under the policy guidelines set by the Personnel Board - link for the  Personnel Board - Meetings and Agendas

The major responsibilities and duties of this office are:

  • Administration of the Town's personnel programs, by-laws, classification and compensation schedules
  • Formulating and implementing personnel policies
  • Recruitment  - Employment Opportunities Link
  • Maintains employee's accrual records and reports
  • Processes and tracks workers compensation, FMLA and PLA
  • Employee relations
  • Maintenance of employee records
  • Provides access and information to employees regarding the Town's Employee Assistance Program  (EAP) -The EAP Website
  • Support for Collective Bargaining
  • Administration of employee evaluation programs
  • Aid employees with professional development and management training
  • Administers the Senior Citizen Tax-Work Program Click here Tax-work off Vacancies
  • Click here for Senior Citizen Tax Work-Off Application
  • Eligibility and Guidelines for Senior Citizen Tax Work-Off
  • Compliance with State and Federal employment laws
  • Acts as a resource by providing administrative and technical support to employees, the Personnel Board, Board of Selectmen and Town Administrator
Health Insurance and enrollment is processed through the Treasurer's office. For information on the plans the Town offers follow this link for the: Cape Cod Municipal Health Group for Employees

The Town offers a Health Insurance Opt-Out Program for eligible subscribers that award stipends for employees who take alternative health insurance not covered by the Town.
Health Insurance Opt-Out Program Terms and Conditions
Opt-Out Program Application Form



States Ethics Commission Mandatory Conflict of Interest Requirements for Municipal Employees

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) & Parental Leave Act (PLA)