The mission of the City of Wausau’s Human Resources Department is to enhance current and future organizational effectiveness by increasing employees’ abilities to maximize performance. Our focus will be to serve the City by facilitating collaborative change in a mission-driven culture that aims to provide services in the most effective and efficient manner. This is accomplished by administering consistent programs, policies, and practices while ensuring citywide compliance with human resource laws and regulations.

The Human Resources Department is responsible for developing and managing a comprehensive human resources program for approximately 345 full, part-time and seasonal employees that serve the City of Wausau. The Department advises the City Council, Mayor, Department Heads, supervisors, and employees on issues of compensation, labor relations, benefits, training and development, recruitment and selection, safety, and workers compensation.
The HR Department consists of the HR Director, HR Analyst and HR Assistant.
Core Services of the Human Resources Department
Classification and Compensation
Employee Benefits
Employee and Labor Relations
Recruitment and Selection
Risk Management
Staffing Management
Training and Development
 407 Grant Street, Wausau, WI 54403-4783           Phone:  715-261-6630                  Email