Human Resources 

In-person business is conducted by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, call 563.589.4125.

The City of Dubuque Human Resources Department is responsible for carrying out all the activities essential to the effective administration of the personnel function.

Responsibilities for the Human Resources Department include:

  • Administering the position classification and pay plan
  • Assisting operating departments in the areas of recruitment, selection, placement, and training of employees
  • Representing the City in collective bargaining with five employee unions and administering union contracts
  • Maintaining centralized personnel records
  • Administering a Non-bargaining Unit Personnel Manual
  • Administering all benefits
  • Overseeing the safety function
  • Ensuring compliance with state and federal employment-related laws and regulations
  • Administering through the Health Care Committee health, prescription drug, dental, life, and disability insurance plans

Contact Us

  1. Shelley StickfortShelley Stickfort | email
    Chief Human Resources Officer

    Phone: 563-564-5956 
    Fax: 563-690-6025

    Staff Directory

    City Hall

    50 W. 13th St. Dubuque, IA  52001


    Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.