Gwen Gray <br>
Director of Personnel Services
Gwen Gray
Director of Personnel Services

Department of Personnel Services Mission Statement

It is the mission of the human resources/office department to provide effective human resource management and fiscal support by developing and implementing policies, programs and services that contribute to the attainment of Village and employee goals by:

  • Properly balancing the needs of the employees and the needs of the Village.
  • Ensuring a diverse workforce in a safe and discrimination/harassment free environment by: maintaining compliance with employment laws and government regulations, providing management and employee training, and developing policies and procedures.
  • Providing training and development in areas of: effective leadership and career development of employees, employment law and government regulation, and litigation avoidance.
  • Hiring the most qualified employees by: pre-planning staffing needs, ensuring an effective internal interview process, increasing Village visibility, identifying the best and most cost effective recruitment sources, and conducting thorough background and reference checks.
  • Retaining our valued employees by: assuring effective leadership qualities in our managers; providing competitive wages and benefits; furnishing technical, interpersonal and career development training and coaching; conducting exit interviews and supplying relevant feedback to the Village manager; and enhancing two-way communication between employees and management.