Governments of Floyd County and City of Rome, GA

City of Rome

Human Resources/Risk Management-Rome

Department Overview

The City of Rome Human Resources and Risk Management Department is an in-house service department which provides administrative support to the city  manager, management staff, employees and general public. The Department is under the direction of Rita Odom, Human Resources/Risk Management Director, and is responsible for the day-to-day activities of human resources and risk management administration to include: 
  • Personnel Administration
  • Employment Opportunities (View Job Postings now...)
  • Equal Employment Opportunity
  • New Employee Orientation
  • Employment and Testing
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Employee Relations
  • Employee Development
  • Compensation
  • Position Classifications
  • Evaluation Processes
  • Employee Records
  • Benefits, Retirement and Insurance Programs
  • Employee Grievances and Appeals
  • Compliance of city policy and procedures
  • Legal compliance of state and federal employment and labor laws
  • Risk Management Administration
  • Safety and Loss Prevention
  • Workers Compensation
  • Property and Casualty Insurance Programs
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Department Address: Carnegie Building

607 Broad Street Suite 100 P O Box 1433 

Rome GA 30162-1433

Main Line Telephone Number:  706-236-4450                                                                             

FAX Number:  706-236-4465

Office Hours:  Monday through Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Kristy Childre, Director


Sarah Huffman, Risk Manager


Cara Burgess, HR Manager


Mark Green, Senior HR Generalist