The mission of the Human Resources department is to attract, develop, motivate and retain a diverse and highly qualified workforce. The department is responsible for the recruitment of all full-time and part-time personnel, employee orientation, labor relations, contract administration, payroll, employee policies and all mandatory and fringe benefit programs. In addition to maintaining employee job descriptions, personnel and payroll records, the department administers and enrolls employees in the City's various benefit programs and pension plans.
The City Clerk serves as Clerk and official recorder for the City Commission, administers City elections, oaths of office voter registration and is the chair for the City Elections Commission. The Clerk is also the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) coordinator and licensing authority for the City of Marquette and also provides forms for all petitions required for any purpose under the provisions of the city charter.
The IT division is primarily responsible for the planning, management and improvement of City technology infrastructure, programming and broadcasting for the public/education/government channel, telecommunications and financial applications that support the City’s departments. They provide help desk support, audio/video services and network infrastructure to multiple City buildings.