The City of West Covina continues to monitor the public health situation associated with COVID-19 and is taking necessary precautions due to the heighten concerns over the spread of COVID-19.  

As the health and safety of our residents is of paramount importance, the City of West Covina has closed City Hall to the public and suspended all City-sponsored events until further notice.  In addition, several City facilities have been temporary closed.  Please note the City Hall has been reopened to the public.  For more information please visit the City’s webpage: Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Welcome to Human Resources & Risk Management

The Mission of the West Covina Human Resources Division is to hire quality employees who meet the needs of the City, and to enhance the workplace for all employees through creative and cost effective personnel services, making West Covina a great place to work!

The Human Resources Division provides consultation and management services in the areas of:

  • Recruitment and selection
  • Benefits management
  • Organizational development and training
  • Classification and compensation
  • Employee and Labor Relations
  • Federal and State employment law compliance
  • Other functions related to Human Resources Administration

The Department also provides staff support and coordinates the activities of the Human Resources Commission.

Risk Management

The Risk Management Division's purpose is to identify and minimize exposures that could result in financial loss to the City. Risk Management is responsible for the administration of comprehensive loss prevention programs that incorporate current practices and philosophies that are most effective in preventing injuries, vehicular collisions, liabilities, and damage to equipment and materials. The Department provides consultation and management services in the areas of workers' compensation; general and auto liability; insurance procurement; employee insurance benefits, including life, long term disability, and State Disability; employee safety; uninsured losses; and public loss prevention.

Staff will oversee the processing of all workers' compensation and general liability claims. The division will identify and arrange for training programs to assist employees in the performance of their job duties to minimize exposure to injury. Staff will be implementing a claims review process/program among departments.

The General Liability Fund covers insurance premiums for the Big Independent Cities Excess Pool (BICEP) Joint Powers Insurance Authority, fire, vandalism, etc.