Category: Human Resources Department News

2017-2018 Fire and Police Promotional Testing Process Gets Underway

In collaboration with the Fire and Police departments, Human Resources is diligently working to coordinate, communicate and assist with the facilitation of the Promotional Testing processes.  Below is a glimpse of each process. FIRE LIEUTENANT and ENGINEER PROMOTIONAL PROCESSES The Fire Lieutenant Promotional Testing Process recently concluded the Assessment Center (AC) phase of the process […]

2017 Entry-Level Police Officer Testing Process

The Police and Human Resources departments are nearing the final stages of another successful 2017 Entry-Level Police Officer Testing Process. On April 4, 2017, eighty-eight (88) candidates completed oral interviews at the Champaign Police Department. In order to accomplish such a structured, one-day interview timeline, HR enlisted the assistance of 12 assessors – 6 panels […]

2017 Entry Level Police Mandatory Orientation and Written Exam

2017 Entry Level Police Mandatory Orientation and Written Exam Two hundred and forty-three (243) applied for the Entry-Level Police Officer test for the new eligibility list, and 181 applicants attended the mandatory orientation and sat for the written exam on Saturday March 4. This was an above average turnout for the entry level recruitment process. […]

2017 Entry Level Police Officer Study Session

2017 Entry Level Police Officer Study Session Approximately 68 applicants attended the optional Study Session and Practice Exam at the I-Hotel  on February 21. The Study Session was administered by Stanard & Associates, Inc., the vendor contracted by the City for the 2017 Entry- Level Police Officer Recruitment.

2017 Entry Level Police Officer Recruitment Information Meeting

2017 Entry Level Police Officer Recruitment Information Meeting Approximately 50 prospective candidates attended the Champaign Police Departments 2017 Entry Level Police Officer Recruitment Information meeting on January 24, at the Champaign Public Library. Chief Anthony Cobb welcomed and thanked everyone that attended.  A panel of Police Lieutenants, Sergeants, SWAT., experienced Police Officers and probationary police […]

Human Resources Department Launches Jobs Page Update

On December 28, the Human Resources Department launched its redesigned Jobs page on the City’s website. The new page was designed to give candidates looking and applying for positions with the City a more intuitive and mobile-friendly user experience that meets ADA compliance standards. Visitors to the page can see details on current City job […]

Fire Recruitment Meeting Gets Warm Response

Approximately 25 community members attended the Probationary Firefighter Recruitment Information meeting held on Saturday, October 15 from 10 a.m. – Noon at Fire Station 1. This informational meeting was open to anyone interested in a career as a City of Champaign firefighter and desired more information about the entry-level process. Presenters for the event were: […]

Champaign Fire Department Is Accepting Applications For The 2017-2019 Probationary Firefighter Eligibility List

The Champaign Fire Department is now accepting applications for the 2017-2019 Probationary Firefighter eligibility list until November 12, 2016 via the National Testing Network website (www.nationaltestingnetwork.com). The Champaign Fire Department will also host a recruitment information meeting on Saturday, October 15, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. This voluntary meeting will be held at Champaign […]

 Donna Pittman Appointed Director of the Champaign Public Library

Today the Library Board of Trustees proudly announced that Donna Pittman has been appointed the new Director of the Champaign Public Library.  Pittman’s first official day as Director will be August 8, 2016. Ms. Pittman has worked in several different positions at the Champaign Public Library over the last 27 years, serving most recently as […]

Public Invited to Meet the Library Director Finalists

Media Contact: Martin Wolske, President, Library Board of Trustees  | 217-840-7434 | Martin.Wolske@gmail.com The Library Board of Trustees invites the community to meet the three remaining candidates for Champaign’s Library Director position at a special public event on July 7, 2016.  The event starts at 6:30 p.m. in the Champaign City Building (102 N Neil Street, Champaign) and the public […]