The City of Jacksonville will provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment. There shall be no discrimination or harassment against any person with regard to race, color, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, marital status, or any circumstances other than merit and qualification, in recruitment, hiring, compensation, training, placement, promotion, discipline, demotion, transfer, lay off, recall, termination, working conditions and related terms and conditions of employment.

All management and supervisory personnel of the City of Jacksonville share the responsibility of assuring compliance with and continued implementation of this policy.

Internal Procedures:

Any applicant, employee, supervisor or management personnel who believes that the City's anti-discrimination policy was violated may, within 30 days of the alleged act, contact the Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Office for a consultation.

All individuals involved in the internal process shall be free from restraint, interference, coercion, harassment, or retaliation with respect to their participation.

All City of Jacksonville employees are authorized to utilize our services during their work hours. Verification of time and attendance will be provided if requested.