Human Resources

The City of San Benito is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job related medical condition or disability.

Civil Service

The civil service director provides direct support to the City Civil Service Commission as mandated by local Government Code 143.012. The Civil Service Director is directly responsible for performing those duties required by the Civil Service Commission and acts as secretary to the commission. Additionally, the Civil Service Director assures that the city complies with local Government Code 143 (Municipal Civil Service) in the personnel administration of police and fire:

  • Appointments
  • Classification
  • Compensation practices
  • Disciplinary actions
  • Entry and promotional examinations
  • Leaves
  • Other statutory provisions

The Civil Service Director, in coordination with the Human Resources Department, also facilitates employees and management services within the city's two civil service departments, police and fire.

Contact Us

  1. Director


    Amanda Torres

    Human Resource Generalist
    Phone: 956-361-3804, ext. 226

    Debra L. Alvarado

    Human Resource Clerk
    Phone: 956-361-3804, ext. 417

    Human Resources / Civil Service

    400 N. Travis Street
    San Benito, TX 78586
    Phone: 956-361-3800
    Fax: 956-361-3812

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