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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

Earn a FAST* $150 with a Biometric Screening on 10/11 :

9/12/2019
Want some fast CASH (actually a check within a month or so)? Then register for a FREE Biometric Screening offered by Quest Diagnostics at the Annual Employee Health & Wellness Fair on October 11, 2019... (Read more)

MARK your Calendar for upcoming WELLNESS events! :

8/6/2019
Mark your calendars for Friday, October 11, 2019 for the Annual Employee Health & Wellness Fair, FREE Biometric Screening, and FREE flu vaccinations. The biometric screening will qualify for a $150 we... (Read more)

Now is the TIME to Prime Yourself for a Healthy Autumn! :

9/11/2019
The days are getting shorter, darker, and, depending on where you live, the air is getting chillier and drier—all conditions that can affect your health in a number of ways. Check out these easy tips ... (Read more)

Want a Call/Text when WEATHER impacts County operations? :

9/6/2019
Hurricane season is in full swing and a major storm could have an impact on County operations. And winter weather will be upon us soon thereafter. Did you get a robocall or text last winter when a sno... (Read more)

Please Welcome our NEW Personnel Office Staff Members! :

9/6/2019
After a turbulent summer, the Personnel Office is back up to full staff and if you have not had the opportunity to interact with us recently, please welcome them when you do.... (Read more)

Get your GO PINK tee shirt by 09/13 and wear it Fridays in October! :

8/29/2019
On Friday, October 4, 2019, Bayhealth Cancer Institute is encouraging the community to “GO PINK!” for the day. A specially designed t-shirt to support Breast Cancer Awareness is available for purchas... (Read more)

We Want YOUR Blood to Support YOUR Community! Please give :

8/26/2019
Kent County employees are asked to roll up their sleeves and support the community by participating in the annual blood drive for the Blood Bank of Delmarva scheduled for Thursday, September 20, 2019 ... (Read more)

Ergonomics is more than a SORE BACK for office workers! :

8/23/2019
Good ergonomics is important for all employees, not just those confined to an office. Public Safety, Public Works, Community Services, and all other departments within Kent County should practice good... (Read more)

Start Deferring a Small Amount NOW for a SIZEABLE Retirement! :

8/12/2019
Many employees think it’s impossible to start saving because of bills and debt. But it is important to save for the future, even though life often gets in the way. So why not start with an affordable ... (Read more)

Losing Steam at Work? Tips on How to Stay Productive ALL Day :

8/7/2019
If you’re regularly reaching for more caffeinated beverages during the workday, or feeling overwhelmed and unmotivated, it may be time to evaluate—and maybe fix—the way you use your time and learn whe... (Read more)

FREE Aetna Guidebook offers Opioid Misuse Recovery Support :

7/31/2019
Opioid misuse is a widespread problem which affects not only those who use, but also their friends, family and loved ones. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, in 2017, more than 47,000 ... (Read more)

457 participants can KEEP funds in County's deferred comp plan :

7/19/2019
Kent County’s Deferred Compensation (457) Plan Administrator (ICMA-RC) regularly receives telephone calls from participants asking if they are required to move their funds out of their 457 Plan once t... (Read more)

It's HOT out there! Take precautions to protect yourself & coworkers :

7/17/2019
It is HOT out there! Know the signs of the 3 forms of Heat Related Illness: 1) Heat Cramps: Painful cramps in the arms, legs, or abdominal muscles caused by the onset of dehydration. ? In the event of... (Read more)

Take Advantage of FREE online Will Preparation from SunLife :

7/16/2019
Are you and your family prepared if a sudden loss of life event occurs? You can take steps to protect your assets and family members by having your wishes documented. As a Kent County Levy Court emp... (Read more)

Sign up any time for 457 & check out ICMA-RC's Plan Health Monitor :

7/15/2019
Sign up any time for a 457 deferred compensation plan and begin saving more for your retirement. Contact the Personnel Office Did you know ICMA-RC's online Plan Health Monitor is now available in EZL... (Read more)

July 1 marks beginning of Kent County's New Fiscal Year! :

7/3/2019
Happy New Year! Fiscal Year 2020 started July 1, 2019, which means the new Kent County budget is in effect. The new financial plan adopted by Levy Court in early May looks a little bit different tha... (Read more)

Dress for SUMMER with eye toward work attire guidelines. :

6/27/2019
With the advent of summer, annual heat waves with 90-100 degree temperatures have begun, so many Kent County employees may be adjusting their work wardrobe as temperatures soar - but don’t go too far.... (Read more)

After Action Report confirms 04/10 Active Shooter Drill Successful! :

6/4/2019
The After Action Report resulting from the April 10 Active Shooter/Hostile Intruder exercise at the Kent County Administrative Complex confirmed initial findings that it was successful and drill objec... (Read more)

Please READ the Delaware Sexual Harassment NOTICE :

5/31/2019
State law requires that all employees receive a Delaware Sexual Harassment Notice before July 1, 2019. Kent County Levy Court policy prohibits sexual harassment and employees should report such conduc... (Read more)

Diversity & Inclusion Study finalized by IVY with Strategic Plan :

5/15/2019
The 2019 Diversity & Inclusion Study has been finalized by IVY Planning Solutions LLC of Bethesda, Maryland and Levy Court has instructed staff to begin strategic plan implementation by developing a s... (Read more)

Two Dozen Get Answers to Kent County Retirement Questions :

4/15/2019
It will be here before you know it – RETIREMENT! A comfortable post-employment is possible if you plan well according to a presentation at the April 15 Retirement Workshop. In addition to basic ... (Read more)

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