Human Resources Department

The Human Resources Department, as a strategic business partner, enables the City of Springfield to provide quality services to our citizens by:

  • Attracting, developing, motivating and retaining top municipal talent 
  • Creating a climate of respect; one which appreciates and leverages diversity and difference
  • Ensuring City compliance with statutory, regulatory and ethical employment practices
  • Maximizing productivity by building a culture of continuous improvement and commitment to excellence
  • Modeling the City's commitment to Equal Opportunity Employment and all the benefits linked to Affirmative Action
  • Maintaining a drug-free workplace
  • Driving effective use of the City's finances, specifically those linked to labor costs

This mission is executed daily through the following Human Resources  functions: staffing, benefits, affirmative action, compensation, training, employee relations, workman's compensation, payroll, and employee assistance programs.

City Holidays 2017-2018

  2017 2018
New Years January 02, Monday (observed) January 01, Monday
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day January 16, Monday January 15, Monday
President's Day February 20, Monday February 19, Monday
Patriot's Day April 17, Monday April 16, Monday
Memorial Day May 29, Monday May 28, Monday
Independence Day July 04, Tuesday July 04, Wednesday
Labor Day September 04, Monday September 03, Monday
Columbus Day October 9, Monday October 8, Monday
Veterans Day November 10, Friday (observed) November 12, Monday (observed)
Thanksgiving Day November 23, Thursday November 22, Thursday
Christmas Day December 25, Monday December 25, Tuesday
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