The purpose of this Handbook is to provide you with an overview of employment with the City of Riverside.
Obviously, it can provide only a summary of each topic. If you desire additional information, the Human Resources
Department, your supervisor, or your employee association representative can assist you. More detail can be found
in City ordinances, resolutions, and administrative memoranda, which are available on the City’s website –
The Employee Handbook is available as a single PDF
Please read this handbook carefully and keep it handy for future reference. One of an employee’s first responsibilities is to be familiar with its contents.
This website contains a search function that only searches within the Employee Handbook. Use the search function on these web pages to find all of the references within the Employee Handbook.
When you click on a link in the search results page, a new window will open related to the criteria entered.
If you have any technical problems using the online employee handbook, please contact the Human Resources Department at (951) 826-5808 or via email to