Human Resources


The Human Resources Department ensures the City has a competent and diverse workforce dedicated to meeting the City's goals. 

Diversity & Inclusion

The City of Elgin embraces a framework for change and inclusive growth through practices that reflect diverse values, promote progressive leadership and allow innovation to flourish. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is guided by a framework that provides space in the organization for intentional conversations to occur, time for personal and professional growth, and opportunities for reflection of practice and progress.

Work within the Diversity and Inclusion Framework aligns around three goals:

  • Deliver superior programs and services to all segments of the community
  • Monitor and manage supplier diversity
  • Continue building a diverse workforce and drive workplace inclusion

Equal Opportunity Employer

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.

Careers in Public Safety

Are you considering a career in public safety? Visit the Preparing to Be a Police Officer page for information and guidance on the police application process, or visit the Firefighter Application Process page for information and guidance on the firefighter application process.

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.

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