Human Resources

Purpose of Human Resources Department

The Human Resources Department was established by the City Council on October 1, 2005 and is located at City Hall, 1201 E. 8th Street. The Human Resources Department works with and for City departments by evaluating, monitoring, developing and administering Recruitment and Retention, Compensation, Status Changes (promotions, demotions, transfers, terminations), Personnel Records Administration, Performance Evaluations, Disciplinary Action, Employee Relations, Policy and Procedures, Training and Development, State and Federal Labor Law compliance and other personnel-related questions and concerns.

As of March 2010, the Human Resources Department also administers the Family and Medical Leave (FMLA) and Employee Benefits. The Employee Benefits program includes health, dental, vision, life, long-term disability (LTD), deferred compensation, supplemental products and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

The Human Resources Department also assists the Civil Service Director with Entry-Level and Promotional Testing for the Police and Fire Departments.

The Human Resources Department provides and promotes a fair and healthy working environment for all City employees and assists them with information regarding Federal and State employment laws and regulations, and any other personnel-related questions and concerns.

Personnel Policy Manual


In compliance with Federal and State Equal Employment Opportunity laws, it is the policy of the City of Mission to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion, and other conditions of employment based on qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, political affiliation, veteran’s status, or other unlawful basis in employment or the provision of services.

The City of Mission posts Job Announcements on the bulletin board located at City Hall, 1201 E. 8th Street. The City will also post jobs on this website. The City strives to promote from within. Current City employees will be considered first for open positions. The City reserves the right to advertise vacant positions internally prior to posting positions publicly.

An Application for Employment may be obtained at the Human Resources Department located at City Hall, 1201 E. 8th Street, or may be downloaded using the link provided. Completed applications may be mailed, faxed or submitted in person to the Human Resources Department. They may also be submitted via email to

The City of Mission is a Drug-Free Workplace. Offers of employment with the City will be tentatively based on successfully completing and passing a pre-employment drug screening. When applicable, a valid Driver License will be required of an applicant depending on the job duties and responsibilities of the position for which he/she is applying.

The City of Mission may fully investigate the record and work qualifications either before or after the employment by the City. The City will also fully investigate any persons, office, agency or source, having information and knowledge about personal, employment, criminal, credit or financial history, physical screening, and other related matters as may be necessary in arriving at an employment decision.

Employee Benefits

The City of Mission provides an excellent Benefits Package to all full-time employees. Benefits include paid holidays, vacation leave, sick leave, health, life insurance, retirement system, and optional dental, vision, additional life, deferred compensation and supplemental coverages.

Human Resources Staff

Noemi Munguia, Human Resources Director
(956) 580-8734

Nereyda Pena, Benefits Coordinator
(956) 580-8630

Elena Perez, Personnel Manager
(956) 580-8681

Anais Chapa, Insurance Benefits Specialist
(956) 580-8631

Personnel Forms