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

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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.

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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.

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Elgin is a Work Keys Partner
Elgin supports the Work Keys Career Readiness program.