Kimberley Causey-Gomez


Michal Rhymer-Browne

Assistant Commissioner - St. Thomas


Carla Benjamin

Assistant Commissioner - St. Croix

U.S. Virgin Islands

Department of Human Services

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Personnel and Labor Relations

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Human Resources and Labor Relations

The office provides for the administrative supervision of every aspect of Human Resource and Labor Relations. The office works closely with OMB and the Division of Personnel to identify and post vacancies, ensures that all vacancies are filled in accordance with local and federal regulations to include: Collective bargaining agreements. Handle disputes and grievances and provided guidance and interpretation of personnel policies and collective bargaining agreements to all staff.


Mission: To provide social services that will enhance the quality of life for individuals and families with diverse needs.


Vision: The Department of Human Services envisions it's emergence as a Department that empowers individuals and families toward self-sufficiency through a seamless delivery system of service.



  1. Medical & Dental Insurance-Cigna Life Insurance
  2. Vision – Spectra Employee of the Year
  3. Life Insurance Credit Union
  4. Retirement-GERS EAP
  5. Continuing Education


The following forms or documents can be acquired from the Office of Personnel and Labor Relations:

  1. Application Retirement
  2. Direct Payroll Deposit Workman’s Compensation
  3. Job Vacancies Continuing Education
  4. Union Contract Information
  5. W-2 Re-Issuance Request Form
  6. Employment Verification Pay check
  7. Direct Deposit Form
  8. I-9 Form
  9. W4 Form
  10. Employee Self Service Instructions
  11. Bentek Instructions (Quick Tips)
  12. Leave Slip
  13. FMLA Forms- Employee, Care Provider
  14. FMLA Forms- Family, Care Provider
  15. Donated Leave Application
  16. Donor Leave Application

Forms can be sent to any HR Representative in your respective district.


General Guidelines

  1. Be punctual
  2. Be professional & look your best/dress
  3. Limit personal phone calls
  4. Cell phones should be put to vibrate
  5. Sexual Harassment , Discrimination Workmen’s Compensation: Contact HR immediately
  6. Take lunch & breaks when assigned
  7. Observe working hours
  8. Violence, weapons & other illegal activity are prohibited
  9. Be polite/courteous at all times
  10. If not sure, ASK
  11. Confidential information should not be used for non-business related purposes

Vacancy Listings

DHS is Hiring! Please apply at DOPUSVI

DHS Job Postings


Human Resources Personnel Listing

St. Croix St. Thomas

Mariel Thompson
Human Resources Generalist

Rhonda Bradshaw
Human Resources Assistant

Ericson Browne
Human Resources Generalist

Vinette Garfield-Willock
Personnel Admin. Assistant

Lowayna Durant
Human Resources Assistant

Dehlia Simmonds
Human Resources Generalist


Jason Hilaire
Special Assistant

Cicely Frett
Human Resources Generalist

Jamila L. Christopher, MS-HRM
Assistant Director Human Resources & Labor Relations



Necocli Armstrong

Labor Relations Manager



Michael V. Trotman, MBA, CPM

Deputy Commissioner HR & Labor Relations, Payroll


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