Equal Employment Opportunity

The City of Huntsville is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. This means that the City of Huntsville does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their political affiliation; on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin/ethnicity, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity and pregnancy), genetic information, marital status, military status, disability, or age (except where age or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary for proper and efficient functioning in the job); or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal or state law.

The City of Huntsville shall take necessary and affirmative action to employ, and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of their political affiliation, race, creed, color, religion, national origin/ethnicity, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity and pregnancy), genetic information, marital status, military status, disability, or age (except where age or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary for proper and efficient functioning in the job); or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal or state law. It is the City of Huntsville’s policy to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, appointment, hiring, promotion, transfer, job classification, demotion, termination, compensation, training, testing and any other term and condition of employment at all levels of employment.

Employees and applicants for employment will not be subjected to harassment, intimidation, threats, coercion, or retaliation based upon their political affiliation, race, creed, color, religion, national origin/ethnicity, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity and pregnancy), genetic information, marital status, military status, disability, or age (except where age or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary for proper and efficient functioning in the job); or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal or state law.

An Equal Employment Officer serves to ensure that the City of Huntsville is an institution that operates impartially and ethically. Furthermore, the Equal Employment Officer is responsible for ensuring that all of the City’s hiring practices are consistent with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s guidelines and regulations. For questions concerning our Equal Employment Opportunity policy, you may contact Saundra L. Simmons, Equal Employment Officer, with the City of Huntsville.

To request a copy of the EEOP Short Form for the City of Huntsville and/or the Huntsville Police Department, please contact the Equal Employment Officer.


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