Human Resources Services & Employee Benefits

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Human Resources Services & Employee Benefits

Human Resources Services

  • Recruitment
  • Employee Orientation
  • Facilitate Employee Advancement 
  • Position Description 
  • Employee Training
  • Mediation
  • Federal and State Regulation Compliance 
  • Wellness Program 
  • Pay and Classification
  • Salary Surveys
  • Employee Benefit Program
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Labor Negotiations 
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Employee Handbook
  • Administrative Policy Manual

Employee Benefits

The Human Resources Department administers a wide range of benefits for full-time employees, including:

  • The City provides Medical/Dental insurance for full-time employees and their dependents.  The City pays 70% of the premium for single coverage and 50% of the dependent premium.  Employees who participate in the Employee Wellness Program may be eligible for a premium discount.  Employee’s monthly premium cost would be based on level of benefits requested.
  • Dental Insurance - Dental insurance is provided for all employees at no cost to the employee. Dependent coverage is optional. The City will pay 50% of the dependent premium. Employee’s monthly premium cost would be based on level of benefits requested.
  • Life Insurance - Life insurance is offered at no cost to each employee in an amount equal to the employee’s annual salary (maximum of $50,000). 
  • Retirement – Retirement Benefits are provided through the Local Government Employees Retirement System (LAGERS) and Social Security.  Employees may voluntarily participate in the ICMA-RC 457 plan.
  • Holidays - New Years Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving, Friday following Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. 
  • Vacation Leave - Employees accrue eighty hours (80) of vacation leave following one year of employment. After one year, the employee will accrue nine (9) hours vacation leave per month.
  • Sick Leave - Employees accrue six (6) hours of sick leave per month.

*All policies, compensation and benefits are subject to change.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, the City of Kirksville does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or on any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable federal, state, or local law. Furthermore, the City of Kirksville will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.