Human Resources

Charleston's Director of Human Resources and Payroll provides internal customer service for the 130 full-time employees. In addition to providing assistance with all employee-related matters, the department handles the payroll for all employees.

A list of the City's current job opportunities can be found on this website. The City follows the federal and state standards, guidelines, statutes, and administrative regulations governing the offering of employment. Including the hiring, and promotional opportunities to all persons; regardless of race, creed, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, or lifestyle.

The Director can be found in City Hall (520 Jackson Avenue) from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. 

Information regarding Public Act 97-0609 can be found posted at the Comptroller’s Office, City Hall, 520 Jackson Ave, Charleston, Illinois.

Public Act 101-0504 requires the posting of the following link to the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) Employer Cost and Participant Information webpage. IMRF “Employer Cost & Participant Information” webpage

Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Charleston will not discriminate in its hiring practices on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, handicap, or other non-job-related factors, except where such factors constitute a bona fide occupational qualification. Charleston is an equal opportunity employer hiring those persons whose qualifications best correspond to those of the position being filled. Equal employment opportunity will be practiced in related activities about applicants and employees who will be judged on their individual merit and relevant qualifications in a fair and equitable manner. Affirmative action will be sought to eliminate restrictive policies in a timely coordinated manner with due regard and consideration to all applicants and present employees.