The mission of the Human Resources Department (HR) is to provide vision, leadership and guidance while developing a work culture that supports continuous improvement and superior customer service. The department strives to attract, develop and retain a highly qualified, diverse and dynamic workforce. The goal of the department is to provide timely guidance and direction to management as well as all employees. HR is responsible for providing support to all City Departments by performing the centralized functions of recruitment, selection, testing, on-boarding, training, and staff development.

The Department is also responsible for the maintenance and negotiation of various collective bargaining agreements representing six union groups as well as the employment relationship with all non-union employees. The City of Novi HR Department also is responsible for the coordination and administration of the City’s various health and retirement plans for eligible active and retired employees. The traditional HR functions including compliance with all employment law requirements such as Equal Employment Opportunity, Fair Labor Standards Act, Family Medical Leave Act, American with Disability Act and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) are also managed through Human Resources.

Any individual who wishes to be considered for a specific position for the City of Novi will be required to complete a City of Novi Application for Employment. To view available job postings and to complete an application, click here. Once an account has been created, individuals may apply to any posted position. A pre-employment physical and drug test will be administered after a conditional offer of employment is made. Please contact Human Resources regarding employment opportunities or any general HR questions you may have.