Equal Employment Opportunity Office


The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Officer coordinates employee relations /activities between the city manager's office and the city workforce, especially minorities, females, disabled persons, and other under-represented groups.


It is the policy of The City of Dothan to ensure affirmative action in providing equal employment opportunities to individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability or genetic information. Discrimination, harassment, or retaliation against a person because an individual complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, participated in an employment discrimination or harassment investigation, or lawsuit is prohibited.

In the implementation of this policy, The City of Dothan will, among other appropriate actions:

  • Recruit, test, select, hire, train and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability.
  • Base employment decisions as to further ensure the principle of equal employment opportunity by imposing only valid, job-content requirements, in the selection of new hires and in promoting employees.
  • It is the announced policy that all personnel actions, such as compensation, disciplinary actions, fringe benefits, training, social or recreational programs, and other City programs will be administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, creed, or disability.
  • Periodic analysis, at least every twelve months, will be made by the Personnel Department to insure that personnel actions are in accord with the aims and stated objective of this program.

Federal Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Laws

The federal laws prohibiting job discrimination are: