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Our Mission is to attract, retain and develop the best, most qualified employees for City Government.

We strive to improve productivity and promote quality performance of every employee. We provide highly effective human resources services supporting employment process from recruitment through retirement.

City Employee Announcements


Published: 04/29/2021 9:19 AM

Open Enrollment FY2022
May 3, 2021-May 14, 2021


Department meetings and virtual options are available. Attend in-person or online, and complete the Open Enrollment survey to be entered into a raffle.  Prizes include Yeti Mugs and Echo Dots.

Topics covered in the presentations include:
  • ANTHEM HEALTH GUIDE: a new and improved member services feature dedicated to City of Manchester members and dependents.
  • Health Insurance educational overview
  • Dental, Life and Long-Term Disability
  • Technology Tools: Smartphone App, Live Chat, Live Health Online
  • Fitness Reimbursement
  • SmartShopper

Visit the Open Enrollment webpage for details

Information for Anthem members regarding wait times

Published: 01/05/2021 12:28 PM

We understand that many of our employees have been experiencing longer than expected wait times when calling Anthem member services recently.  Please know that we have addressed (and continue to address) this issue with them.  Like most companies, Anthem has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  They are working as quickly as possible to increase their member service representative capacity, and improve technology for their employees working from home.  Rest assured, this is a temporary issue. 

In the meantime, we encourage you to utilize the online tools available to you as an alternative to calling member services. 

Anthem Online Chat at www.anthem.com  

  • Chat online with a member representative

Anthem Member Portal-set up an account at www.anthem.com

  • View your ID Card
  • View plan details
  • View your claims
  • Change your PCP
  • View and refill prescriptions
  • Virtual visit with a provider

Anthem’s Sydney Mobile App (Sydney Flyer)

  • View your ID Card
  • View plan details
  • View your claims
  • Change your PCP
  • View and refill prescriptions
  • Symptom check
  • Virtual visit with a provider

Thank you for your patience during these unprecedented times. 

SmartShopper 101

Published: 10/28/2020 8:00 AM

Now available for viewing is the new SmartShopper video.  This short presentation provides the "what, why and how" of SmartShopper, including a step by step tutorial for setting up an online account.  Click here to access the SmartShopper page and video.

COVID-19 and City of Manchester Employees Health Coverage

Published: 10/27/2020

The City of Manchester is working closely with Anthem to comply with State and Federal mandates concerning COVID-19 and your health insurance coverage.   We have created the attached to provide you with information about your insurance coverage and about utilizing Anthem’s 24/7 Nurseline and LiveHealth online.
Click here for important information about Coronavirus COVID-19 and your Anthem health insurance coverage.

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Published: 03/26/2020 5:06 PM

** EMPLOYEE RIGHTS under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act**


The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or ACT) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. These provisions will apply from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. 

See Flyer for details on paid leave entitlements, eligibility and qualifying reasons for leave related to COVID-19.

Employee Rights Flyer

04/13/2020 Update:
Employee Rights Flyer revised. This revision clarifies the entitlements and total amount paid associated with employees who may be eligible for COVID19 leave under #5 (closed school/child care).

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Contact Information

City of Manchester
Human Resources Dept.

One City Hall Plaza
Manchester, NH 03101

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Phone: (603) 624-6543
Fax: (603) 628-6065

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Evening hours available by appointment.

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