Department of Public Utilities

Mayor Frank G. Jackson administered the oath of office to Hernando Harge as the new Department of Public Utilities Assistant Director of Human Resources for the City of Cleveland.

Mr. Harge returns back to the City of Cleveland with over 20 years of Human Resources and Labor Relations experience. He has most recently served as the Chief of Human Resources for the Department of Public Utilities, where he was responsible for hiring and staffing, labor relations, training and development, performance management, compensation and benefits organizational planning and development to ensure compliance with regulations concerning occupational health and safety.

In the past, he has also worked for the Lottery Commission and the American Federation of State, County, Municipal Employees Union. Mr. Harge is a graduate of Cleveland Public Schools and Central State University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. 

Photographer: 
Ruggero Fatica