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Human Resources/Finance
Human Resources
Human Resources supports the City of Garden Ridge’s efforts to attract, develop and retain a diverse, qualified and productive workforce to provide outstanding services to our residents.

The City of Garden Ridge offers an excellent benefits package to its employees, including health insurance; TMRS retirement plan; paid vacation, sick leave and holidays; and a career progression pay plan.

Responsible for the following areas:
• Recruitment and Employee Orientation
• Benefit liaison with insurance broker
• 125 Plan Administrator
• Employee Relations
• Maintain personnel files
• Coordinates annual open enrollment and payroll changes
• Wage and benefit payroll coordination

Employment Opportunities (link)

The Finance Department is responsible for safeguarding the assets of the City of Garden Ridge. Finance assists the City Administrator with the responsibility of fiscal management of the City's funds.

Responsible for the following areas:
• Management or debt service and fixed assets
• Payroll & W2s
• Preparation of Annual budget, audit and Certified Annual Financial Report
• Account Payable & Receivables
• Monthly financial reports for City Administrator, City Council and all City departments
• 1099s, monthly bank reconciliations & investment reports

FY 2016-2017 Budget (link)
Monthly Financial Reports (link)
FY 2016 Audit (link) 
Debit Services as of 9-30-2016 (link)

Karen Ford
9400 Municipal Parkway
Garden Ridge, Texas 78266
(210)651-6632  office
(210)651-9638  fax