To provide quality services and support in employment, training, employee and labor relations, benefits, compensation, safety and risk management beyond the expectations of all employees, enabling them to better serve our residents and customers.
The Human Resources & Risk Management Department is responsible for coordinating all personnel related activities for the Village’s workforce. Areas of responsibility include employee recruitment and retention, coordination of Village-wide training programs, maintenance of personnel records, administration of employee benefits, and overseeing labor contract administration and negotiations.
The department also supports the Fire & Police Commission. The responsibility for coordinating employee group health and life insurance programs also rests with the department. Finally, the department oversees the Village’s General Liability, Workers’ Compensation, Property, and other “pooled” insurance programs provided through the Intergovernmental Risk Management Agency (IRMA).
Michelle Robbins, PHR, SHRM-CP
Director of Human Resources