Policies & Procedures


The Human Resources Policies and Procedure Manual is designed to assist certain covered employees with understanding the City’s personnel management and benefits program. It is not intended to create a property right to employment nor is it a guarantee of individual employment for a stated period of time. 

​We are currently in the process of updating this page. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at 954.921.3216 if you have any questions or requests regarding copies of any of the documents listed below.


Human Resources Policies & Procedures

001 HR Policies & Procedures Manual
002 Forms Availability
003 Definitions
004 General Hiring Procedures
004-1 Personal Appearance-Dress Code
005 PT and or Temporary Employees
006 Retention of Temporary Employment Services
007 Provisional Appointments
008 Interns
009 Veterans Preference
010 Employment of Relatives
012 Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace
012-1 Tobacco Free Workplace
014 Probationary Period
015 Employee Identification
016 Moving Expenses
017 Separation of Employment and Career Advancement
018 Pay and Classification Plan 
018A Comprehensive Pay Plan
019 Flexible Wage Schedule at Entry and Promotion for EMLTC Employees
020 Approval of Personnel Actions
021 Salary Increases for Executive, Management, Technical, Confidential and Legal Employees
022 Longevity Compensation
023 Overtime and Compensatory Time
025 Declared Emergency Pay Policy
025-1 Disaster & Emergency Preparedness
025-2 Critical Incident Notification
026 Equal Employment Opportunity
026-1 Addressing Equal Op Actions Objectives
027 ADA Accommodation and Access to Facilities
028 Sexual Harassment
029 Internal Complaint Procedures
030 Familiarity with Contracts and Employment Rules and Regulations and Departmental Policies and Procedures Manuals
031 Personnel Records
032 Code of Ethics
032-1 Political Activity
032-2 Secondary Employment
032-3 Fraud Prevention Detection and Reporting
033 Acceptance of Gifts
033-1 Charitable Solicitations
033-2 Fundraising
034 Solicitation and Distribution
035 Smoke Free
036 Drug and Alcohol Testing Program for Employee Drivers of Commercial Motor Vehicles
037 Workplace Violence
038 City Vehicle Drivers
038-1 Travel Policy and Procedure
038-2 Take Home Vehicle
038-3 Pool Vehicles
038-4 Parade Float Safety
039 Corrective Disciplinary Action
040 Verification of Employment and Reference Requests
040-1 Media Relations
040-2 Oral and Written Communication Between Staff and The Mayor and Members of the City Commission
040-4 Customer Service Standards and Communication
041 Employee Benefits
042 Employee and Dependent Health
043 HIPAA Procedural Requirements
044 HIPAA Physical Safeguards
045 HIPAA Electronic Safeguards
046 Employee and Dependent Dental Insurance
047 Donation of Accrued Leave
048 Employee Assistance Program
049 Employee Discounts
050 Family Leave
050-1 Domestic Violence Leave
051 Flexible Work
052 Jury Duty
053 Leave Without Pay
054 Military Leave for Active Duty
055 Military Training Leave
056 Vacation Leave
057 Personal Leave
058 Holidays
059 Sick Leave
060 Sick Leave Pool
061 Special Leave
062 Workers Compensation
063 Supplemental Workers Compensation Payments
064 Pension Plans
064-2 Leave Accrual Cash-Out for Non-Represented
065 Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (ADandD)
066 Disability Insurance
069 Preferred Premium Account
070 Educational Reimbursement
071 Bereavement Leave
071-1 Unfunded Payroll Deductions
072 Employee Orientation
073 Employee Training and Development
074 Diamond Service Award
077 Electronic Mail (E-Mail) and Personal
077-1 Social Media Use
078 Self-Insurance Program
079 Safety and Occupational Health
080 Employee Comments-Testimony at City of Hollywood Public Meetings
081 Acquisition of Wireless Communication Devices
082 Memorium for Deceased Employees
083 Volunteer Day
084 Direct Payment Vouchers - form
084 Direct Payment Vouchers
085 Telecommuting
086 Pandemic Disease
087 Domestic Partner Health Insurance Eligibility
088 Infection Control Procedures
089 Infection Control Procedures and Protocols for Civil Service Testing
090 Public Records
091 Personal Mail
092 Face Coverings
093 Single-Use Plastics
094 COVID-19 Vaccination