Human Resources

The City of Elgin Human Resources (HR) Department is located in the City Hall building, behind City Hall. The HR Department’s role is to handle all employee and personnel matters. Specific activities include:
  • Compensation and benefits
  • Compliance with federal and state laws and regulations 
  • Employee and organizational development
  • Employment relations
  • Implementation and administration of policy
  • Recruiting and selection

Equal Employment Opportunity

The City of Elgin provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Selection is based on the candidates whose background, qualifications, and any preferences requested from the hiring manager, most closely match the requirements for the job.