Human Resources

Welcome to the Human Resources Department at the City of Des Moines!


Our department oversees personnel administration ensuring the effective management of our workforce. Our responsibilities include recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, benefits administration, policy development, performance management, organizational development, and labor relations. We are committed to supporting the City's mission by fostering a productive and engaged workforce.


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Staff List

Assistant City Manager: Adrienne Johnson-Newton

Human Resources Analyst: Shawna Thomas

Human Resources Analyst - Limited Term: Alexandra Reyes

Contact Us

Address:  City Hall - 21630 11th Ave. S., Suite A | Des Moines, WA 98198

Ph: (206) 878-4595 | Fax: (855) 458-8536

Email: [email protected]

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Des Moines is committed to hiring a diverse workforce and all qualified applicants, including all ethnic backgrounds and persons with disabilities, are encouraged to apply. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.

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