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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

Happy NEW YEAR!!!! Fiscal Year 2023 budget effective July 1 :

7/1/2022
Happy New Year! Fiscal Year 2023 started July 1, 2022, which means the new Kent County budget is in effect. Due to the new fiscal year and the Independence Day holiday on Monday, July 4, employees w... (Read more)

FY2023 pay rates to INCREASE pension contribution & premiums :

6/30/2022
As part of the Fiscal Year 2023 budget adoption process earlier this year, Levy Court approved a 4% cost of living adjustment and continuation of pay range progression with a full step increase for el... (Read more)

Can you $URVIVE RETIREMENT? Review your Pension Statement :

5/18/2022
Will your County pension support you in your senior years? It is a question most of us don’t ask until it is too late. According to experts, many Americans struggle to make ends meet while trying ... (Read more)

County e-mail addresses will soon CHANGE to kentcountyde.gov :

5/9/2022
Kent County email addresses will soon be moving to a new address as part of a wide-ranging initiative to modernize our IT infrastructure by transitioning our domain name to kentcountyde.gov. The Count... (Learn more)

Stay VIGILANT. COVID-19 & its Variants Continue to Spread :

5/5/2022
The COVID-19 pandemic is not over yet! Employees should continue to heed the lessons learned from the past two years. New variants of COVID-19 are spreading rapidly and more people, including Kent Cou... (Read more)

Levy Court adopts FY2023 budget with 4% COLA plus 2% step :

5/2/2022
Levy Court Commissioners adopted the Fiscal Year 2023 budget following a public hearing on April 26, 2022 concluding an annual process that begins each September with departmental budget request submi... (Read more)

Health ins. COST SHARE approved; Open enrollment May 2-13 :

4/13/2022
Levy Court has decided to once again renew County health insurance coverage with Delaware Valley Health Trust/Aetna and retain the current 7%/20% cost share for employee/dependent health insurance for... (Read more)

Online Cyber Security AWARENESS TRAINING required by June 30 :

4/1/2022
Hackers and international conflict have made computer security awareness a high priority in every organization including the public sector. Employees play an important role in keeping Kent County’s in... (Read more)

SAVE YOUR BACK - Learn to lift & carry safety to avoid pain! :

6/21/2022
Lifting and carrying are power jobs that require special care and training to prevent back injuries. Back injuries are a reality that almost all workers face to some degree, whether you work in constr... (Learn more)

Useful Tips to STAY OUT of the Emergency Room this summer! :

6/21/2022
When you’re in the moment of enjoying the great outdoors, it’s easy to overlook common safety hazards. Here are a few precautions to keep in mind: Avoid overheating! In high temperatures, anyone can... (Learn more)

DRESS FOR SUMMER with eye toward work attire guidelines :

6/9/2022
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)

Earn cash with Wellness EDUCATION webinars this quarter :

6/3/2022
The month of June is all about the fellas because it’s the official Men’s Health Month. Looking for ways to support the cause? See this list of easy things you can do to get involved. 1. Spread the Wo... (Learn more)

TIPS for ENERGY BOOSTERS rather than Energy Drainers :

5/26/2022
Managing your energy can help you lead a more satisfying life. The goal of energy management is to focus on energy-boosting activities that help you feel good, motivated and ready to go, while avoidi... (Learn more)

County launches RAVE safety alert APP for employees & location :

2/25/2022
Kent County Levy Court employees now have access to a new tool to use in case of an emergency in the work place. Rave Panic Button is a product that allows employees to contact 9-1-1 and notify enroll... (Learn more)

LOOK FOR THE EXITS! Prepare now for fire evacuation drill :

1/19/2022
Wherever you are, take a moment to look around for the nearest fire exit. It is important for new and existing employees to become and remain familiar with the fire safety plan and evacuation routes f... (Learn more)

Don't let SICKNESS SLOW YOU DOWN - Teladoc is included! :

12/15/2021
Don't forget your have choices for care, now that Teladoc is included in your health benefits. We’re here to help you and your family feel better while traveling, at work, or at home—day or night. Whe... (Learn more)

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