Category: Human Resources Department News

Applications Now Being Accepted for Champaign Public Works Director Position

The City of Champaign is pleased to announce that the recruitment for a new Public Works Director has moved into the application phase and potential candidates can learn more about this exciting public service career opportunity by visiting champaignil.gov/pwdirector. For full consideration, applications must be received by November 5, 2021. City Manager Dorothy Ann David […]


Telecommunicator I Virtual Information Meeting

On September 16, 2021, staff from METCAD and the Human Resources Departments hosted a virtual information meeting about the Telecommunicator I recruitment process. These events transitioned to a virtual format in 2020 due to the pandemic to ensure the safety of presenters and attendees. This was the fifth information meeting to be hosted virtually during […]


HR Staff Participate in U of I Student Resume Reviews

On September 15, 2021, Stacy Rachel, HR Specialist, partnered with the University of Illinois Career Center to provide resume reviews for current U of I students. Stacy connected with four students for 15-minutes each through Zoom to provide them with perspective, advice, and tips on how to improve their resume. This was a great opportunity […]


City of Champaign Seeks Community Input on Recruitment of New Chief of Police and Public Works Director

The City of Champaign welcomes public input regarding the development of the recruitment profiles for the City’s next Chief of Police and Public Works Director. Champaign seeks suggestions from community members regarding the important priorities, professional qualities, and leadership characteristics which the successful candidate for each position must have in order to best serve the […]


HR Staff Participates in Library “Ask An Employer” Series

On May 19, 2021, Human Resources Specialist Stacy Rachel conducted a virtual presentation for the Champaign Library’s “Ask An Employer” series. This was first of a new monthly addition to the Library Career Service’s Get That Job webinar series that aims to connect local employers with job seekers. Stacy’s presentation included an overview of the […]


HR Hosts Virtual Coaching and Counseling Workshops for City Managers, Supervisors, and Staff

Four City employees participated across three Coaching and Counseling Workshops between April 6 and 8. The interactive workshops were originally scheduled as in-person sessions and were successfully transitioned to online events due to the ongoing pandemic. The sessions offered the opportunity for attendees to learn more about and discuss Feedback, Coaching, and Counseling in the […]


City Staff Participate in Virtual Career Fairs

Starting in February of this year, City staff have been participating in multiple virtual career fairs to connect with potential applicants for City employment opportunities and promote the City as an employer of choice. To date, Human Resources and Police Department staff have attended fairs hosted by: Eastern Illinois University, Illinois State University, Harris-Stowe State […]


2021-2023 Firefighter Eligibility List Testing Process Completed

The Champaign Fire and Human Resources Departments are pleased to announce the successful completion of the 2021-2023 Firefighter Eligibility List testing process. Departmental representatives collaborated with the testing vendor, National Testing Network, to develop and implement a process in compliance with COVID-19 safety guidelines, policies, and procedures. The testing process is conducted every two years […]


The 2021-2024 Fire Battalion Chief Promotional Testing Process

The Fire and Human Resources Departments are pleased to announce the successful completion of the 2021-2024 Fire Battalion Chief Promotional Testing Process. In conjunction with the Illinois Fire Chiefs Association, both departments worked together to implement testing processes that met COVID-19 safety guidelines. Three fire captain candidates successful completed all components of the promotional testing […]