Category: Human Resources Department News

Police Officer Eligibility List

The process to establish an entry-level Police Officer eligibility list continued this week with oral interviews. Human Resources staff coordinated interviews for approximately 96 candidates on May 1, 2 and 3. Interview panelists included Board of Police and Fire Commissioners and City staff from the Police and Neighborhood Services departments. Interview scores will be combined…
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Flexible Spending Benefit Program Open Enrollment

The City offers its employees a Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Program, which is allowable under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 125. The Program allows City employees to deposit a portion of their pre-tax income into accounts maintained for certain health and dependent care expenses. Amounts deferred into the FSA are excluded from employee taxable income,…
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Police Sergeant Testing

The Human Resources Department and Police Department administered promotional testing for the rank of Police Sergeant on February 13 and 14. Eighteen police officers participated in the testing process. Step one was a written examination covering leadership and supervision, legal guidelines and City/Police Department policy and procedure. Step two involved completion of three assessment center…
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“Escape to Benefits Island” Employee Benefits and Wellness Fair

The Human Resources Department coordinated the annual Employee Benefits and Wellness Fair, held on February 9, 2012. Approximately 120 City employees and retirees attended. At the Fair, Provena Covenant Medical Center, Carle Foundation Hospital, and Christie Clinic were on hand to conduct biometric screenings, including cholesterol and triglyceride screens. Various vendors participated to provide valuable…
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Ergonomics Training Presentation

On January 19, 2011, Risk Manager Larry Krause gave an ergonomics training presentation to nine members of the Eastern Illinois Safety Network. Members were consultants and safety professionals from the University of Illinois, Silgan White Cap, Paul’s Machine and Welding and APL Applied Materials. The training focused on equipment and behaviors that staff can focus…
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City of Champaign Harassment Prevention Training

The Human Resources department sponsored Harassment Prevention training for 13 new employees on October 19, 2010. The training included an overview of definitions of different types of harassment, how to prevent harassment, how to recognize different types of harassment, and what procedures to follow if harassment is witnessed and/or experienced. The training was very interactive…
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