About Us

Did You Know?

  • The City of Southfield is home to more than 9,000 businesses and over 80 “Fortune 500” companies.

  • On average, the Southfield Public Library receives more than 2,700 visitors every day.

  • The Southfield Public Library has more than 250 computers, a drive-up service window and over 30,000 square feet of glass.

  • The Northland Shopping Center in Southfield is the oldest regional mall in the United States (built in 1954) and the largest regional mall in Michigan (with more than 1.2 million square feet of retail space).
The Human Resources Department is responsible for the recruitment, training and development of City employees.  We conduct job analysis, evaluations, compensation and benefits administration, establish and enforce employment policies and procedures, handle employee and labor relations and conduct new employee orientations.  We also oversee employment law compliance, employee morale and welfare programs, employee training, as well as employee recognition programs.

The Human Resources Department provides support to two Southfield Civil Service Commissions: the Act 78 Fire and Police Civil Service Commission and the Administrative Civil Service Commission. We also support two boards: Southfield Employee Retirement System and the Retiree Health Care Benefits Plan and Trust.

The Human Resources Department is directed by Lauri Siskind