Jose Moreno, Assistant Director of Human Resources, has been appointed to succeed to the position as Director of Human Resources for the City of Richardson effective Sept. 1, 2014. City Manager Dan Johnson made the official announcement this morning to City staff. He announced that Moreno will assume the position from Marty Brennan, who is retiring at the end of August.
“Jose’s abilities are well known at City Hall and we are happy and fortunate to have him ready to sustain the leadership of the human resources department,” Johnson said. “He has more than proven his capabilities in his four and a half years of working here and I am looking forward to have him join our management team.”
As Director of Human Resources, Moreno will administer civil service rules and manage the compensation plans and benefits for the City’s 954 full-time and 396 part-time employees. Human resources is also responsible for employee recruitment, risk management and City-wide testing and training.
Moreno has particular skills and experience in job analysis, conducting compensation and classification studies and developing and administering certification and promotional testing programs.
“I am looking forward to this opportunity and to growing my career at the City of Richardson,” Moreno said. “Richardson is known as one of the best run cities in the Metroplex and I am excited to be a part of this team and community.”
Moreno joined the Richardson City staff in 2010 as Assistant Director of Human Resources. Previously, Moreno was employed by the City of Fort Worth for 13 years. He received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Southern Methodist University and a master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology from Saint Mary’s University in San Antonio. Moreno is a member of the Texas Municipal Human Resource Association and World at Work. He is also a graduate of Leadership Richardson Class XXVII and is a board member for the Richardson Adult Literacy Center.