Human Resources

The mission of the City of Auburn Hills Human Resources Department is to provide high quality human resources and labor relations to the City by recruiting, developing and maintaining an effective, competent work force able to deliver timely, responsive and cost-effective services to the community.

The Human Resources Department provides service and consultation in the areas of recruitment, employment, salary, benefits administration, employee and labor relations, employee education and training, collective bargaining and contract administration, personnel records maintenance, and other personnel related issues. The recruitment function assists departments in hiring full-time, continuing part-time and summer staff. (Seasonal positions are filled by the department which employs them.) This office assures that the City meets equal employment requirements through proper employment practices and reporting requirements, and ensures compliance with state and federal labor laws. 

Negotiations with five bargaining units are handled by Human Resources. These unions include the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Police Officers Labor Council of Michigan (POLC) Detectives, Police Officers Labor Council of Michigan (POLC) Command, Police Officers Labor Council of Michigan (POLC) Police Officers & Police Service Officers, and International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF).

Additional services provided by this office include: maintenance of job descriptions and compensation schedules and employee personnel files, monitoring employee evaluation programs, implementation of employee pay changes, publication and maintenance of employee Personnel and Policy Procedure Manual.

Contact Information

City of Auburn Hills
Human Resources Department
1827 N. Squirrel Road
Auburn Hills, Michigan 48326
Phone: 248.364.6803
Fax: 248.370.9348
Business Hours: M-F, 8 am - 5 pm



Jane Parpart Human Resource Manager
Phone: 248.364.6803

Bianca Karjo, Human Resource Development Generalist
Phone:  248.364.6827

Rachel Barba, Human Resource Intern
Phone:  248.364.6808