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:
Diversity and Inclusion is a Strategic Priority
The Elgin City Council made diversity and inclusion in creating our workforce a strategic initiative. City staff and citizens work together in the Diversity and Inclusion Committee to identify and remove barriers to employment opportunities and improve outreach to under-represented populations in the hiring process.
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.
Employee Health and Wellness is a Priority
Employees are encouraged to maintain healthy habits through comprehensive health insurance plans, free recreation center memberships, free flu shots, wellness assessments, benefits fairs, lunch and learns, healthy vending machine options and other programs initiated by the city's wellness committee.
Elgin is a Work Keys Partner
Elgin supports the Work Keys Career Readiness program.