Human Resources
DSC_5938Our mission is to provide excellent customer service and quality support services to all persons in the area of personnel, employee training and development and to serve the Citizens of Somerton by managing any risks and safety matters that may present themselves within the community.

The Human Resource Department partners with all departments to hire a diverse workforce dedicated to serving the residents of Somerton. In addition to the recruitment process, the Human Resource Department is responsible for compliance with State and Federal employment laws, benefits and compensation management, employee relations, and worker’s compensation.

The Department is also responsible for orientation, classification, training, employee relations, employee record-keeping, payroll and wage/salary and benefit administration for the City of Somerton employees. The Human Resource Department serves as an information center for employees and management. The Department handles all aspects of risk management, liability insurance, claims and safety compliance.

Our goals are focused on:

  • Providing safety training throughout the organization.
  • Establishing, administering and effectively communicating sound policies, rules and practices that treat employees with dignity while maintaining City compliance with employment and labor laws, and City policies.
  • Updating and maintaining the City’s compensation program.
  • Providing cost effective, benefit programs that enable the City of Somerton to attract and retain employees.



Contact Information:
Armando Leon / Human Resources Specialist

City of Somerton
P.O. Box 638

143 N. State Avenue
Somerton, Arizona 85350
Phone: (928) 722-7396