The Human Resources Department is a public service agency that works under the government of the city of San Rafael in California. It helps city departments to attract, motivate and develop qualified, diverse and productive employees. Its services include handling recruitment and selection, policies and procedures, training and development, benefits administration and wellness, risk management and workers compensation and labor and employee relations. The department places accounting technicians, administrative clerks, building inspectors, custodial and executive assistants, police officers, police service technicians, recreation leaders and senior maintenance workers. The city of San Rafael also operates several other departments, such as police, public works, fire, finance and community development.