Human Resources

Human Resources Department

Human Resources Department

Human Resources Staff Contacts:

Renia Coles
Director of Human Resources

Phone: (804) 541-2246

Jennifer Sears
Human Resources Supervisor

Phone: (804) 541-2245

Michelle Ingram
Human Resources Specialist

Phone: (804) 541-2211


The Human Resources Department is one of ten departments that report to the City Manager’s Office. The office consists of three full-time staff, operates with an annual budget of $230,000 and supports a municipal workforce of 365 employees.

The Department’s mission is to provide a superior level of customer service through the strategic integration and application of best human resource management practices to City departments, employees, and the public.

Whether you are considering employment with the City of Hopewell, general human resources information, or just browsing, we hope you will find what you are looking for. If not, please contact us for further assistance.

The City of Hopewell is committed to providing a safe and productive workplace where all employees can make a positive contribution to the organization’s mission. The City is an equal opportunity employer, fully supporting a climate of mutual respect and freedom from any form of discrimination or harassment. Please contact Renia Coles, HR Director at (804) 541-2246 for further information.

Employment Verification

The Human Resources Department accepts employment verifications in writing only. Please fax all employment verification requests to (804) 541-2339.