Human Resources & Risk Management

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If you would like to contact this department, please use the information below to reach out directly.

PO Box 1800
Ocean Springs, MS 39566-1800

(228) 872-3338Phone
(228) 872-0430Fax

Welcome to the Department of Human Resources & Risk Management


Human Resources and Risk Management
Mindy McDowell, Director
Kat Johnson, Human Resources Assistant

The City of Ocean Springs Department of Human Resources & Risk Management is led by Director Mindy McDowell. Our office is located in City Hall on Porter Avenue.

Human Resources involves personnel issues including job postings, new hire processing, drug testing, employee benefits, and much more.
Risk Management includes managing multiple insurance products, incident response, and legal issues. In this arena, we are responsible for:

---Insurance management including property, wind, fleet, liability, worker’s compensation and unemployment
---Liability and risk management including all facets of worker’s compensation, liability claims, court cases, insurance, medical separation, and various other factors affecting risk

Local photographs graciously supplied by David Salters. Click here for more information.
Personnel photos by Rachel Kaminky Photography. Click here for more information.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1800, Ocean Springs, MS 39566-1800
Delivery Address: 1018 Porter Avenue, Ocean Springs, MS 39564