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Human Resources

The Human Resources Department is dedicated to promoting the efficiency and effectiveness of governmental operations by the application of sound Human Resource Management practices and by utilizing our creativity and available resources to anticipate the needs of those we serve. We are committed to a service philosophy based on quality, efficiency and cost effectiveness of service. The department is made up of three divisions:Personnel Services, Risk Management and Labor Relations. The department currently employs 5 individuals who are responsible for the following areas:Employment, Healthcare and other benefits, Labor Relations, Employment Testing, Classification & Compensation, Risk Management & Safety, City Wide Training programs and Employee Recognition. We strive to do our best to serve both our employees and the public.

Please feel free to contact us with suggestions on how we may better serve you.

Our office is located at:

City Hall
419 Fulton Street, Room 403
Peoria, IL 61602
Phone: (309) 494-8575
Fax: (309) 494-8587

Risk Management

To file a General Liability Claim:

1833 Center Point Circle, Suite 139,
Naperville, IL 60563

Customer Service: 877-214-5819
fax: 877-369-8073
email: peoriaclaims@sedgwick.com

Firefighter Testing

We are currently accepting applications for Firefighter, but there is no testing date set at this time.  If you apply, you will be notified when the testing process begins.

Police Recruit Testing

Police Recruit Examination Process is now in progress!  Required documents:  Photocopies of Driver’s License, certified birth certificate and high school diploma or high school transcript or GED certification.  Go to http://www.peoriagov.org/internal-applications/ to apply online or call 309-494-8578 to have an application sent to you.  Deadline to apply is April 5, 2021, by 5:00 p.m.

Labor Contracts

Previous Contracts

Human Resources – Frequently Asked Questions

How do I request an employment application?

How many people are employed by the City of Peoria?

What are the City's general employment procedures?

What employment benefits are offered by the City of Peoria?

Human Resources – Links

Department of Labor’s Homepage
U.S. Department of Labor’s Task Force on “Working Together for Public Service.” Peoria, Illinois was one of the many governmental organizations studied and reported on in this document.

International Personnel Management Association – Human Resources
The International Personnel Management Association-Human Resources (IPMA-HR) is a professional association for public personnel professionals, primarily those who work in federal, state, or local government.

Peoria Public Library
Homepage for the Peoria Public Library.

Employee Self Service and Time Card Online
2020-Current City of Peoria employee only sign in for to get to self service and time card online.

(2016-2019) Employee/Timecard Online
City of Peoria employees only, click this link to get to the employee online and timecard online portal.

Employment Opportunities
In-House Opportunities

If there are any In-House Openings, they will appear below with a Letter of Intent Form.

Letter-of-Intent-Form_1588711617.doc Letter of Intent Form

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