Human Resources

The Human Resources Department is responsible for providing human resource services to all employees in order to improve and increase the quality of work-life, productivity, work satisfaction, and development, with a constant vigilance for change. The department focuses on nine special functions:

  • Human Resource Planning
  • Organizational Job Design
  • Selection and Staffing
  • Training & Development
  • HR Information Systems
  • Organizational Development
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Employee Assistance
  • Union-Labor Relations

Staff liaisons work with the following Boards and Commissions to provide planning expertise and recommendations to the Village Council. 

The Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Lauren Linares

Human Resources Director



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