About the Director of Human Resources
Gregory D. Talicska was hired by the City in April, 2013, following a long career in the automobile industry. Greg has held numerous positions in Personnel management including: labor relations, health & safety, training, bargaining, and wage/benefits administration as well as many years in Operations management in supervision, maintenance and engineering.
Greg was born and raised in Auburn, Michigan, and still resides there with his wife, Joette, of 38 years. He and Joette are the proud parents/grandparents of 3 children and 5 grandchildren.
Mr. Talicska earned a Bachelor’s degree from Kettering University (General Motors Institute) and a Master’s degree from Purdue University.
Since beginning work for the City, Greg has been working to improve relations between the City and its employee groups. He is a strong advocate for Health & Safety and is passionate that all employees are properly trained on how to perform their jobs safely so they can go home to their families and loved ones at the end of their work day.
Principle Duties of Human Resources Department
Recruitment, hiring, and orientation of all City employees
Health and Safety policy development, training and enforcement
Wage/salary and benefit administration
Negotiation and administration of collective bargaining agreements
Interpretation and enforcement of City policies, rules and regulations
Advocate for the City in arbitration, unfair labor practice and unemployment compensation hearings.
Focusing our efforts to support the City’s most valuable asset—our employees—through professionalism, respect, leadership and innovation.
Unleashing human potential by creating a culture of excellence, respect and expertise through innovative, future-focused customer service and leadership.
Human Resources Info
Human Resources Contact
Gregory Talicska, Director of Human Resources
Human Resources Department
301 Washington Ave
Bay City, MI 48708
Phone: (989) 894-8208
Fax: (989) 894-1070
301 Washington Ave.
Bay City, MI 48708
Phone: (989) 894-8121