The Human Resources (HR) Department serves the Town administration and employees through leadership and assisting with recruiting, hiring, retaining and supporting a qualified and caring workforce that is dedicated to the Town Mission. Through our valued staff we provide a commitment of safety and service to the Town of Bedford residents, businesses, and our visitors. We support the workforce in serving our constituents to the utmost of their ability and with a dedication to professionalism, quality and community safety and support.
The Director of Human Resources and the HR and Payroll Coordinator provide, wage, benefits, leave and training information and services as well as policy and contract interpretation and application while remaining knowledgeable and professional in the field of HR including federal and state HR and Payroll regulations. The HR Department also strives to provide the workforce with supports to achieve greater workplace safety, education and service.
We foster a work environment in which employees are of diverse backgrounds and where they are able to achieve personal job satisfaction, personal and professional growth, garner respect, and maintain a sense of commitment to the Bedford community.
The HR Director also serves as the Welfare Director and in that capacity maintains case decisions that align with the Town's Welfare Guidelines. Supports provided include directing those in need to services and funding within the State and Community that can assist them when faced with emergent needs such as fuel assistance, electric, food and other basic needs.