Human Resources
Human Resources Department

150 Dexter Ct.
Second Floor of City Hall
Elgin, IL  60120

Ph: (847) 931-6049
TDD: (847) 931-5616
Fx: (847) 931-5906

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Human Resources Department is charged with ensuring the city has a competent and diverse workforce dedicated to meeting the city's goals. To fulfill this mission, the department is guided by the following directives:

  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure fairness and consistency
  • Research, instruct, and comply with employment law and fair labor standards
  • Foster supportive interactions among and between employees, facilitating conflict resolution when necessary
  • Maintain a positive, productive, skill-based work environment conducive to a high level of employee satisfaction
  • Recruit, retain and develop a diverse, high performing workforce 
  • Aid in cultivating a culture that encourages collaboration, flexibility and fairness to enable individuals to contribute to their full potential

The City of Elgin is an Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Applicants are considered solely on the basis of their qualifications as required for the position they seek, and no discrimination is exercised because of their political or religious opinions or affiliations, or because of their race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or marital status.

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You may be eligible for the following benefits working for the city of Elgin:

Leaves & Holidays

  • Paid holidays
  • Paid sick days
  • Personal days
  • Vacation

  • Dental - 2 PPO's and 1 HMO
  • Health - 2 PPO's and 1 HMO
  • Life
  • Voluntary Life

  • IMRF - employees working 1,000 hours or more a year (non-public safety)
  • Police Pension
  • Fire Pension

  • Free or reduced Centre of Elgin membership
  • 3 Deferred Compensation providers, Roth IRA
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Training Opportunities
  • In-house training programs
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee development program offered with cities of Batavia and St. Charles

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