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Human Resources Divisions

Employment Services Division

Employment and Classification Division

The City of Little Rock employs nearly 2,000 full-time employees and numerous part–time employees. The goal of the Employment Services Division is to attract the best and the brightest to our organization, to identify qualified applicants to fill job vacancies at all levels, to ensure all system enrollment requirements for "new hires" are met, and to ensure that job descriptions accurately reflect employee duties.

The Employment Division accomplishes this goal through the following programs and services:
  • Applicant recruiting
  • Application processing and applicant tracking
  • Applicant screening and testing
  • Coordination of supervisor and manager promotion program
  • Pre–employment medical, drug and psychological examinations and backgrounds
  • New employee processing (payroll and benefits enrollment)
  • Executive recruiting
  • CLR TempStaff (the City’s temporary employee program)
Current job opportunities are posted on this website, LRTV11, bulletin boards in City offices, twenty-four (24)-hour telephone job line (501) 371-4505 and local newspapers.

Classification Division

  • Maintenance of Classification and Compensation System, including pay grade recommendations and salary range information
  • Job description development and maintenance
  • Consultation with departments regarding reorganization plans

Labor and Employee Relations Division

The Labor and Employee Relations Division works in a variety of ways to assist City of Little Rock employees. The division’s goal is to provide excellent customer service while assisting others. The division coordinates some of the events that City employees look forward to each year - Employee Appreciation Week and the annual Health Fair. The division also handles:

  • Disciplinary Action Appeal and Grievance Hearings
  • Catastrophic Leave Bank Enrollment and Leave Requests
  • Personnel Policy and Procedures
  • Civil Service Commission
  • Freedom of Information (FOI) Requests
  • Human Resources Web Site Administration
  • HR Matters Newsletter
  • New Employee Orientation
  • Payroll/HRIS
  • Employee Status Changes
  • Leave Accruals, Leave Purchase
  • Requests for Information/Verification of Employment /li>
  • Compensation Manual
  • Salary Surveys and Studies
  • Hard Copy and Computer-Imaged Personnel Files

Risk Management Division

The Risk Management Division goes to great lengths to manage the City's health care programs, retirement packages, Workers' Compensation and a host of other benefit packages for the City of Little Rock.

  • Administers employee benefit plan contracts
  • Employee Benefit Plans Information
  • Retiree Insurance Continuation Program
  • Administers Non-Uniform Retirement Savings Plans
  • Retirement Benefit Estimate Calculations
  • Deferred Comp Hardship Withdrawals
  • Long–Term Disability Claims
  • Employee Benefit Enrollment, Coverage and Beneficiary Changes
  • Self-funded Workers’ Compensation Program including orientations and training programs
  • Wellness initiatives
  • Property insurance policy including building schedules and valuations

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