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

Employee Benefits

 Health Insurance and benefits enrollment is processed through the Treasurer/ Collector's office.
For information on the Health insurance 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)