Human Resources

Welcome to the Human Resources Department! Our team of HR professionals strives to serve Hayward's community need for a diverse, well qualified, and high performing workforce by developing and implementing strategies specifically designed to maximize individual and organizational performance. We cultivate positive working relationships by creating and enhancing valuable services that attract, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce.

The Human Resources Department serves as a strategic partner to both our internal and external customers, providing leadership, expertise, support and guidance in the following areas:

  • Benefits Administration

  • Employee and Labor Relations

  • Workplace Safety

  • Workers Compensation

  • Employee Development and Training

  • Recruitment and Selection (for recruitment inquiries, please contact

Department Contacts:

Candi Jackson, Administrative Assistant, 510.583.4515

Kakshi Master, Senior Human Resources Analyst, 510.583.4831

Vanessa Lopez, Senior Human Resources Analyst, 510.583.4566

Lisette Del Pino, Human Resources Analyst II, 510.583.4593

Janice Cahee, Human Resources Analyst I, 510.583.4592

Nargiz Karimova, Human Resources Analyst I, 510.583.4511

Cheryl Vance, Human Resources Technician, 510.583.4534

Mai Cha, Human Resources Technician, 510.583.4536

Valeria Cazares, Human Resources Technician, 510.583.4522

Wayne Smith, Human Resources Technician, 510.583.4646