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Human Resources

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Address: 53990 Enterprise Way, Coachella CA 92236
Phone: (760) 398-3502 / Fax: (760) 683-3017   Hours: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm Monday - Thursday (Closed Every Friday)


The Human Resources department supports City employees by ensuring compliance with workplace policies, working through collective bargaining to provide competitive salary and benefits, and recruiting staff.

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Labor Negotiations:
Meets and confers with stewards and representatives of collective bargaining units several times a year to maintain constructive communications. Every 1-3 years a negotiations team, in conjunction with the bargaining units, develop new Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) that guide workforce policies.

Responsible for managing the hiring process for City employees from recruitment to on-boarding.

Employee Relations:
Manages a variety of personnel matters, including the administration of benefits and worker’s compensation, the resolution of grievances, policy development, and records management.

Interdepartmental Guidance:
Provides legal expertise to supervisors regarding compliance with state and federal employment laws and coordinates staff training to keep up with changes in these laws.



Sandy Krause
Human Resources Manager

760 398-3502 ext. 132

  • Employee Relations
  • Personnel and Benefit Administration
  • Interdepartmental Guidance


Yolanda Lopez
Human Resources Technician

760-398-3502, ext. 111

  • Employee Relations
  • Personnel and Benefit Administration
  • Interdepartmental Guidance


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