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Allan Kujala, IPMA-CP, CLRP, CGBA - Director

555 Bay Road, Dover, DE 19901

(302) 744-2310 / Fax: (302) 736-2262

personnel@co.kent.de.us

 

Office Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm Mon.-Fri. 

 

HR Current News

FINAL Chance to host a Weight Watchers at Work program - Jan. 22! :

1/17/2019
The final opportunity to achieve the required number of 20 participants in order to sponsor a Weight Watchers at Work program is Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 5:15 p.m. Eighteen people showed up fo... (Read more)

No Text or Robocall after the Snow? Update your First Call form! :

1/14/2019
Did you get a robocall or text Sunday night about the impact of the snowstorm on Kent County operations? If not, you need to update your First Call form and submit it to the Personnel Office before t... (Read more)

4 Employee Council positions available in 2019. File by Jan. 25! :

1/3/2019
Terms are expiring this year (2019) for four two-year Kent County Employee Council positions on the 7-member advisory group. The deadline to file for one of the expiring terms is Friday, January 25, 2... (Read more)

2018 W-2 & 1095-C forms will be distributed by Jan. 31 :

1/15/2019
To quote Benjamin Franklin, “In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, but death and taxes.” It is important for each employee to verify the name and address on their most recent paystub... (Read more)

Thinking about retiring soon? Attend the February 11 Workshop! :

1/14/2019
Thinking about retiring in 2019? If so, then you should consider attending a “Retirement Workshop” scheduled for Monday, February 11, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in Room 220 of the Kent County Administrative C... (Read more)

Defensive Driving courses ready to GO on February 12 & 14 :

1/11/2019
How’s your driving? You can protect yourself, the County, and earn a 3 point MVR credit by participating in an annual defensive driving class in February. All employees are eligible to participate... (Read more)

Kent County Holidays 2019 - an important employee benefit! :

12/27/2018
The 2019 Kent County holidays are as follows: Tuesday, January 1, 2019 – New Year’s Day; Monday, January 21, 2019 – Martin Luther King’s Birthday; Monday, February 18, 2019 – President’s Day; Fr... (Read more)

Annual $2,000 Delta Dental Benefit Maximum Resets Jan. 1 :

12/20/2018
Have you been putting off that much-needed visit to the dentist because you maxed out the annual benefit? Go ahead and schedule your appointment, the annual (calendar year) $2,000 maximum cost allowe... (Read more)

Riddick honored as 2018 Kent County Employee of the Year! :

12/14/2018
The applause was deafening at the annual Employee Holiday Luncheon as LARRY RIDDICK’s name was announced as the 2018 Employee of the Year. He was selected from the Employees of the Month, each of whom... (Read more)

Checks in the Mail! No it's not Santa, it's Healthcare Bluebook :

12/12/2018
Happy employees are reporting unexplained checks in the mail with their names on them! Wondering what is “Healthcare Bluebook” and what to do with the cash? Deposit it! The money is yours to keep f... (Read more)

Aetna & LabCorp finalize Lab Services agreement effective Jan. 1 :

12/11/2018
Delaware Valley Health Trust recently announced that Aetna and LabCorp have formally signed an agreement to make LabCorp a preferred national laboratory beginning January 1, 2019. This means that DVH... (Read more)

Winter is here - Prepare now for potential snowy weather! :

11/20/2018
Winter officially arrived December 21, and snowy weather has already threatened our region. Prepare now for what may be numerous building closings or delayed openings. Kent County uses First Call ... (Read more)

Kent County Compensation is Greater Than Your Annual Salary! :

11/2/2018
Employees should know exactly what their benefits cost the County government during Fiscal Year 2019 thanks to Benefit Summaries distributed to all full-time employees on November 2. The summaries ... (Read more)

Knowledge is key to getting the job done in COLD weather! :

11/1/2018
Bad weather and cold temperatures are fast approaching for the 2018 - 2019 winter season and much like your body can be stressed during the warm season, it can also be stressed during cold season. Col... (Read more)

Even more Answers to Q's about Health Insurance switch to Aetna :

10/17/2018
A number of Questions were posed and Answered in previous Employee News Blog postings dated July 18 & August 7 and here are some more queries about the transition to our new health insurance provider ... (Read more)

More A's to Q's about Health Insurance switch to Aetna/DVHT :

8/7/2018
A number of Questions were posed and Answered in a previous Employee News Blog posting dated July 18. Here are some more queries about the transition to our new health insurance provider – Delaware Va... (Read more)

Health Insurance switch to AETNA generates Qs & Answers :

7/18/2018
Kent County’s new health insurance provider – Delaware Valley Health Trust (DVHT) utilizing the Aetna healthcare provider network became effective July 1, 2018 and I.D. cards were mailed to all enroll... (read more)

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