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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

Mark your Calendar for BIOMETRIC Screening on 09/25, earn $150 :

8/3/2020
Mark your calendars for Friday, September 25, 2020 for the Annual FREE On-site Biometric Screening. The biometric screening will qualify for a $150 wellness benefit from Delaware Valley Insurance Trus... (Read more)

Sexual harassment TRAINING now available online via ZYWAVE :

7/27/2020
Delaware law now requires all employees to receive regular interactive sexual harassment training every two (2) years. New Hires must receive such training within the first year of employment. In o... (Read more)

Be Safe - Learn/react to the SIGNS of a HEAT induced illness :

7/20/2020
Extremely high or unusually hot temperatures can affect your health. On average, more than 600 deaths from extreme heat events occur each year in the United States. Most vulnerable are the elderly, th... (Read more)

Social Distance or WEAR A FACE COVERING - It is that simple :

7/1/2020
Social distance or wear a mask! It is required at work. Wear a face covering anytime (every time) interacting with the public or your co-workers. Wear one in the hallway, the restroom, the break room,... (Read more)

Happy NEW YEAR! July 1 marks Kent County's new fiscal year :

7/1/2020
Happy New Year! Fiscal Year 2021 started July 1, 2020, which means the new Kent County budget is in effect. The new financial plan adopted by Levy Court in May via teleconference looks a lot like 20... (Read more)

New Kent County ID badges ISSUED to staff effective July 1 :

6/25/2020
Sound security measures recommend regular replacement of employee identification cards. Kent County identification cards issued after July 1, 2015 expire on 07/01/2020 and new badges have been di... (Read more)

New COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Provisions Effective April 1 :

4/1/2020
April 1 is the effective date of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) approved by the U.S. Congress in mid-March which among other things grants FMLA protection and partial compensation... (Read more)

Learn How to CONTROL the Rising COST of Prescription Drugs :

7/23/2020
Learn an important aspect of how DVHT/Aetna helps control prescription drug cost - the Formulary. Most Health Trust plans have a “three tier” co-payment structure with diff erent co-payment levels f... (Read more)

County employees/spouses IMPROVE WELLNESS efforts in 2019 :

7/14/2020
Delaware Valley Health Trust has released the 2019 Wellness Program Report which highlights the progress toward a culture of health at Kent County Levy Court. This information will help staff evaluat... (Read more)

Please WELCOME our NEW Personnel Office staff member - Holly :

7/8/2020
After the strangest spring ever, the Personnel Office is looking ahead to a productive rest of the year in a time (hopefully short) of social distancing and face coverings. In June, Paula McPhail move... (Read more)

Milestone BIRTHDAY impacts Optional Term Life Insurance rates :

7/6/2020
The July 1 effective date for salary rate increases will have an impact on SunLife optional supplemental term life insurance premiums beginning with the July 10 biweekly pay advice, especially for tho... (Read more)

Dress for SUMMER 2020 with eye toward work attire GUIDELINES :

6/25/2020
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)

Health Advocate (EAP) offers Tips on Dealing with DIFFERENCES :

6/5/2020
During this uncertain time when we’re trying to navigate the “new normal” and changing social rules, people may express their discomfort in various ways or hold drastically different opinions on var... (Read more)

HELP NEEDED to implement Diversity & Inclusion Strategic Plan :

2/28/2020
Diversity means DIFFERENCE. Those differences are often used to make assessments unsupported by facts. No one wants to be judged by gender, race, age, physical & mental abilities, religious beliefs, o... (Read more)

AETNA offers MinuteClinic with no copays to DVHT plan members :

2/20/2020
While not currently available in Delaware, AETNA is now offering a new benefit to health plans through the Delaware Valley Health Trust – Kent County’s Health Insurance Program Administrator. Plan p... (Read more)

Wells Fargo offers FREE retirement & financial education webinars! :

1/3/2020
Employees seeking information about Retirement & Financial Planning are invited to take advantage of FREE monthly webinars offered by Wells Fargo Institutional Retirement & Trust – Kent County’s Pensi... (Read more)

Did you get the TEST TEXT? Update/add email to your Swift911 form! :

11/8/2019
Did you get a text from the County Administrator on Friday, November 8? If not, contact the Personnel Office to add your name and cellular telephone number & provider (and home number, if you have... (Read more)

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