As a full service human resources department for the City, the department is involved in employee recruitment, the maintenance of personnel records, and advisement on federal and state laws relating to employment, including Civil Service Law. The office is also responsible for all Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action programs.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Personnel Department is to provide a full range of human resource management services for City of East St. Louis departments and employees, and to administer the Illinois State Civil Service Law for the City.