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Human Resources

Lois Hayes, Human Resources Administrator

39 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 462-3250
Fax: (401) 462-2685

The RIDOC's Office of Human Resources is responsible for administering comprehensive human resource programs and services encompassing personnel and benefits administration, payroll, recruitment, employee and labor relations, training and development, equal employment opportunity, and workers' compensation for the Department and its workforce of approximately 1,400 sworn and civilian staff members. The HR Office also provides information and assistance to RIDOC personnel and members of the public, serves as a resource to unit managers, communicates and/or partners with outside agencies to meet its personnel needs, and assures that human resource activities comply with departmental policy, applicable collective bargaining agreements, Personnel Rules & Regulations, and federal and state law, including the RI Merit System.

Inquiries regarding attendance records, accrued leave balances and individual compensation matters and as well as the initial processing of staff injury reports should be directed to the RIDOC’s Payroll Office at (401) 462-3251.  Inquiries regarding recruitment, job classifications, pay scales, benefits, personnel transactions, documents and records as well as other general employment matters should be directed to the RIDOC’s Personnel Office at (401) 462-3250.

You may also navigate to the Rhode Island Department of Administration's Division of Human Resources website for additional information regarding employment with the State of Rhode Island.