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Human Resources is a customer-oriented team dedicated to providing personnel services to our community, supporting the City of Tarpon Springs’ mission and vision.

Our department performs the centralized functions of recruitment, orientation, benefits administration, risk management, employee and labor relations, employee communication and recognition programs. Human Resources is also charged with assisting the city to focus on consistently delivering the high service quality, outstanding customer value and sound financial performance characteristic of High Performance Organizations.

Jane Kniffen, Human Resources Director, joined the City of Tarpon Springs in the summer of 2000. Ms. Kniffen holds a Bachelor of Science degree and Certification as a Human Resource Manager from the University of Guelph and brought to the city seventeen years of human resources management experience in the educational field with both county and district school boards. She received High Performance Organization training at the University of Toronto.