Allan Kujala, IPMA-CP, CLRP - Director
555 Bay Road, Dover, DE 19901
(302) 744-2310 / Fax: (302) 736-2262
Office Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm Mon.-Fri.
Pension Review Committee
The Personnel Office is a strategic partner in the deployment and retention of high quality human resources among the six County departments and five elective offices. Specifically, the Office provides employee recruitment and selection services, payroll services, employee benefit procurement and claims resolution services, risk management services, employee training and skill development services, and employee records management services.
The Personnel Office is also responsible for labor relations; pension plan administration, employee recognition programs; implementation of a comprehensive performance appraisal program; development and administration of employee related policies and ordinances; coordination of the County's safety and loss prevention program; and employee communication efforts.
Kent County is Committed to Equal Opportunity in Employment and the Provision of Services.
Kent County Levy Court does not discriminate against any persons with a disability or handicap, nor does Kent County Levy exclude or deny disabled person(s) from access to or participation in any program, service, activity, or employment. Any disabled or handicapped person who believes he/she has been discriminated against by any department, division, agency, office, section or employee under the control of Kent County Levy Court should contact the Kent County Personnel Director as the Section 504 Compliance Officer at (302) 744-2310 or Room 213 in the Kent County Administrative Complex at 555 Bay Road, Dover, Delaware, 19901.
Upon advance notice of at least three work days, persons who are visually or hearing impaired will be provided all information necessary to understand and participate in programs provided by or through Kent County Levy Court...READ FULL STATEMENT
The Kent County Personnel Administration Board serves as an administrative quasi-judicial panel to hear appeals of employee terminations, adverse personnel and disciplinary actions, and eligible employee grievances. The Board also hears eligibility appeals of the Kent County Employee Retirement Program. Personnel decisions of the Board cannot be appealed to the Levy Court, but instead must be appealed to Superior Court. The Board consists of seven (7) members, one from each of Kent County's Levy Court Districts. Support staff is provided by the Kent County Personnel Office...READ MORE
The purpose of the Kent County Pension Review Committee is to review fund investment performance and advise the Levy Court on various aspects of the Kent County Employees Pension Fund and the Kent County Retiree Benefits Fund. Members of the committee include: three representatives appointed from the community by Levy Court, the Kent County Finance Director, one Kent County employee recommended by the Kent County Employee Council, and the Kent County Comptroller (ex officio)...READ MORE
The Kent County Employee Council advises and assists the Personnel Director, the County Administrator, and the Levy Court with matters relating to any revisions or amendments to the County's personnel rules and other concerns expressed to the Council by the County's employees. The group also sponsors/hosts various social events/programs for employees such as the annual Holiday Social, Holiday Luncheon, and Employee Appreciation Picnic. Employee Council also selects the Employee of the Year...READ MORE