San Mateo County Human Resources Department

Find San Mateo County California human resources departments. HR departments provide information on management of human resources, payroll, personnel, staffing, careers, employment, jobs and hiring.


Belmont Human Resources 1 Twin Pines Lane Belmont CA 94002 650-595-7452


Daly City Human Resources 295 89th Street Daly CA 94015 650-991-8028

Foster City Human Resources 610 Foster City Boulevard Foster CA 94404 650-286-3205

Hillsborough Human Resources 1600 Floribunda Avenue Hillsborough CA 94010 650-375-7502

Pacifica Human Resources 170 Santa Maria Ave Pacifica CA 94044 650-738-7303

Redwood City Human Resources 1017 Middlefield Road Redwood CA 94063 650-780-7281

San Bruno Human Resources 567 El Camino Real San Bruno CA 94066 650-616-7055

San Carlos Human Resources 600 Elm Street San Carlos CA 94070 650-802-4284

San Mateo County Human Resources 455 County Center Redwood CA 94063 650-363-4343

San Mateo Human Resources 330 West 20th Avenue San Mateo CA 94403 650-522-7260

South San Francisco Human Resources 400 Grand Ave South San Francisco CA 94080 650-877-8522

About San Mateo County Human Resources Departments

San Mateo County Human Resources Departments are offices at the Federal, California State, San Mateo County, or local level of government that is responsible for attracting, developing, and retaining qualified employees in San Mateo County, CA. HR Offices in San Mateo County attract, develop and retain qualified government employees. They also implement and enforce personnel rules and policies, maintain employee records, enforce compliance with labor and employment laws, and manages labor relations. The Human Resources Department is also responsible for San Mateo County government employee payroll and benefits.

You may contact the HR Department for questions about:
  • San Mateo County government jobs and employment
  • Compensation, payroll, and benefits
  • Civil Service exams in San Mateo County, CA
  • Government office holiday schedule
  • San Mateo County government employee forms and applications
San Mateo County Government Jobs

San Mateo County Human Resources Departments coordinate the recruitment process, in cooperation with other departments, in order to fill open San Mateo County jobs and ensure that the organization's procedures and rules for hiring are followed. Human Resources Departments play a central role in creating and updating job descriptions, posting job announcements, both internally and externally, and reviewing submitted application materials. Human Resources also makes arrangements for interviewing and testing candidates, as well as conducting San Mateo County background checks, drug tests, and verifying employee credentials.

Employee Training

HR Departments develop training plans that encompass training for new San Mateo County employees and ongoing training and professional development for existing staff. The San Mateo County Office of Human Resources also ensures that mandated licenses and certifications, such as California CDL licensing, are maintained and updated as needed.

San Mateo County Government Employee Payroll & Benefits

The San Mateo County Department of Human Resources is responsible for processing payroll and administering government employee benefits, including health insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, and retirement benefits. San Mateo County payroll and benefits administration also entails tracking employee use of leave time, including sick, vacation, and personal leave, and determining employee eligibility for various benefits. Human Resources in San Mateo County may also serve as a liaison to health insurance companies and other companies contracted for the provision of employee benefits.

Labor Relations

The Human Resources Department spearheads the process for negotiating contracts with employee unions in San Mateo County. Human Resources Departments ensure that statutory timelines for opening negotiations and rules for considering contract provisions are followed. During labor negotiations, the San Mateo County Human Resources Department usually works in consultation with labor attorneys, affected departments, and the organization's chief executive. The Human Resources Department may also be responsible for presenting proposed contracts to San Mateo County legislative bodies for their consideration. As part of San Mateo County labor relations, Human Resources Departments may also mediate labor-management disputes or play a role in processing union grievances.