Welcome to the City of East Chicago Human Resources Department web page.

Human Resources provide the full range of HR services to approximately 600 City employees in variety of City departments. HR is dedicated to providing services in
  • Recruitment/Selection
  • Benefits
  • Employee Development / Training
  • Employee Relations
  • Worker’s Compensation
We strive to deliver the highest quality of HR service, and value our partnerships with City employees, foremen, supervisors, managers, interim directors and directors.

City of East Chicago Job Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in the City of East Chicago for your employment needs.
Recreation Coordinator
City of East Chicago
Park & Recreation


OPENING DATE: August 29, 2018
CLOSING DATE TO APPLY: Open Until Filled
EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt
POSITION STATUS: Regular Full-Time
Department Parks & Recreation Department
Reports to: Manager
Pay Range: In accordance to the City of East Chicago’s Salary Ordinance passed by the Common Council

Job Description


Recreation Coordinator
Summary of Duties – Under the direction of the Recreation Manager, the Recreation Coordinator is responsible for overseeing all activities of a Parks and Recreation site, e.g., recreation center, greenhouse, golf course, swimming pool, etc. The Recreation Coordinator is also responsible for the activities of the staff, participants, and volunteers and for opening, closing, and securing the site.

Job Requirements – High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) and two years of recreation or related experience. Must have a valid drivers’ license. Possession of Youth Development Certification is preferred.
Must possess a valid Indiana driver’s license.



Internally

Preferably be currently employed with the City of East Chicago at least one (1) year. Submit an Internal Employee Transfer Request form, cover letter, and resume to the Department of Human Resources.

Externally
Mail, fax, or email cover letter, resume and the City of East Chicago Employment Application to Loretta Vaughn, City of East Chicago, 4525 Indianapolis Blvd. East Chicago, Indiana 46312, Fax: (219) 397-5755; lvaughn@eastchicago.com.
If you email your cover letter, resume, and application please type on the subject line your name and Applying for – Recreation Coordinator. For example: Loretta Vaughn – Applying for Recreation Coordinator - Park & Recreation Department.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color or national origin.


Recreation Manager
City of East Chicago
Park & Recreation


OPENING DATE: August 29, 2018
CLOSING DATE TO APPLY: Open Until Filled
EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt
POSITION STATUS: Regular Full-Time
Department Parks & Recreation Department
Reports to: Director
Pay Range: In accordance to the City of East Chicago’s Salary Ordinance passed by the Common Council

Job Description


Recreation Manager
Summary of Duties - Under the general direction of the Director of Parks and Recreation the Recreation Manager is responsible for planning, budgeting, promoting, implementing, supervising and evaluating community recreation programs, sites and staff. The Recreation Manager also works with the community, businesses and general public to obtain funds and in-kind gifts to support area programs.

Job Requirements – Thorough knowledge of the full range of theories and principles accepted in the field of recreation equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation or related field. Must have a valid driver’s license. Ability to supervise area employees, instructors, and volunteers.

Must possess a valid Indiana driver’s license.


Internally

Preferably be currently employed with the City of East Chicago at least one (1) year. Submit an Internal Employee Transfer Request form, cover letter, and resume to the Department of Human Resources.

Externally
Mail, fax, or email cover letter, resume and the City of East Chicago Employment Application to Loretta Vaughn, City of East Chicago, 4525 Indianapolis Blvd. East Chicago, Indiana 46312, Fax: (219) 397-5755; lvaughn@eastchicago.com.
If you email your cover letter, resume, and application please type on the subject line your name and Applying for Recreation Manager. For example: Loretta Vaughn – Applying for Recreation Manager - Park & Recreation Department.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color or national origin.


Diesel / Gas Mechanic:
Public Transit


OPENING DATE: August 21, 2018
CLOSING DATE TO APPLY: Until Filled
EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt
POSITION STATUS: Regular Full Time
Department: Bus Transit
Reports to: Director / Supervisors
Pay Range: In accordance to the City of East Chicago’s Salary Ordinance passed by the Common Council


              Must possess a valid Class B CDL Indiana driver’s license with NO air brake restriction

              Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification Preferred


              Internal

              Preferably be currently employed with the City of East Chicago at least one (1) year. Submit an Internal Employee Transfer Request form, cover letter, and resume to the Department of Human Resources.


              External

              Mail, fax, or email cover letter, resume and the City of East Chicago Employment Application to Loretta Vaughn, City of East Chicago, 4525 Indianapolis Blvd. East Chicago, Indiana 46312, Fax: (219) 397-5755; lvaughn@eastchicago.com.
              If you email your cover letter, resume, and application please type on the subject line your name and Applying for Diesel Gas Mechanic – Public Transit. For example: Loretta Vaughn – Applying for Diesel Gas Mechanic – Public Transit. .

              All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color or national origin.


              Bus Driver
              Public Transit


              OPENING DATE: August 20, 2018
              CLOSING DATE TO APPLY: Until Filled
              EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt
              POSITION STATUS: Regular Full Time
              Department: Bus Transit
              Reports to: Director / Supervisors
              Pay Range: In accordance to the City of East Chicago’s Salary Ordinance passed by the Common Council


                        Must possess a valid Class A or B CDL Indiana driver’s license with Passenger Endorsement, NO air brake restriction and Medical Examination Certification Card


                        Deadline: Submit resumes to City of East Chicago, Department of Human Resources, to 4525 Indianapolis Blvd. or to lvaughn@eastchicago.com any questions or concerns can be directed to Loretta Vaughn at (219) 391-8479.


                        All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color or national origin.

                        Administrative Intern

                        City of East Chicago
                        Public Transit
                        OPENING DATE: August 20, 2018
                        CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
                        Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt
                        Position Status: Regular Part Time
                        Department: Public Transit
                        Reports to: Director/Department Supervisors
                        Pay Range: In accordance to the City of East Chicago’s Salary Ordinance passed by the Common Council

                        POSITION SUMMARY
                        Under close supervision, perform entry level professional duties of moderate difficulty providing the opportunity for professional training. Under close supervision perform assigned duties to acquire knowledge of procedures and standards for all City, State, Federal entities. May perform duties such as gathering and organizing data to provide information for departmental special projects, or reports; basic arithmetic computations, assist in all entry level responsibilities such as filing, data entry, answering phones, contact City departments or outside agencies by phone to request or give information and other related duties as assigned. Assignments serve to offer practical experience and broad exposure to East Chicago Transit‘s organizational structure.
                        ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
                        The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by the position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned.


                          KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
                          To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

                                      EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

                                      High school graduate or equivalent; preferably some college
                                      One (1) year of clerical and/or administrative support experience
                                      REQUIRED LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS
                                      Must possess a valid driver’s license.
                                      PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
                                      The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.

                                      Environment - Work is performed in a busy office setting working with the general public.

                                      Physical – Primary functions require sufficient ability and mobility to work in a fast pace office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged period of time; to occasionally stoop, bend kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

                                      Vocal – Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words, conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly.

                                      Vision – See in normal visual range with or without correction.

                                      Hearing: Hear in normal audio range with or without correction.

                                      Golf Course Attendant
                                      City of East Chicago
                                      Park & Recreation


                                      OPENING DATE: August 20, 2018
                                      CLOSING DATE TO APPLY: Open Until Filled
                                      EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt
                                      POSITION STATUS: Part Time Temporary
                                      Department: Park & Recreation
                                      Reports to: Director / Manager
                                      Pay Range: In accordance to the City of East Chicago’s Salary Ordinance passed by the Common Council

                                      JOB DESCRIPTION

                                      Knowledge of Golf preferred.



                                      Must possess a valid Indiana driver’s license.

                                      Internally

                                      Preferably be currently employed with the City of East Chicago at least one (1) year. Submit an Internal Employee Transfer Request form, cover letter, and resume to the Department of Human Resources.

                                      Externally
                                      Mail, fax, or email cover letter, resume and the City of East Chicago Employment Application to Loretta Vaughn, City of East Chicago, 4525 Indianapolis Blvd. East Chicago, Indiana 46312, Fax: (219) 397-5755; lvaughn@eastchicago.com.
                                      If you email your cover letter, resume, and application please type on the subject line your name and Applying for Golf Course Attendant. For example: Loretta Vaughn – Applying for Golf Course Attendant.

                                      All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color or national origin.


                                      H R Staff


                                      Laura Corpus, Director, lcorpus@eastchicago.com

                                      Robert Johnson, Manager, rjohnson@eastchicago.com
                                       
                                      Nicole Mika, Benefits Administrator, nmika@eastchicago.com

                                      Elida Ochoa, Secretary, eochoa@eastchicago.com
                                       
                                      Loretta Vaughn, Secretary, lvaughn@eastchicago.com

                                      4525 Indianapolis Blvd.
                                      East Chicago, Indiana 46312


                                      t: (219) 391-8479
                                      f: (219) 397-5755

                                      Office Hours

                                      Monday – Friday
                                      8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

                                      Mission Statement

                                      The mission of the Department of Human Resources (DHR) is to assist the City of East Chicago in meeting the needs of its citizens, by recruiting, selecting, developing, motivating, and retaining a well trained professional City staff to service the needs of the residents of East Chicago; and to foster a work ethic that displays respect, cooperation, fairness, and a commitment to excellence. The DHR is committed to being a continuous source of assistance, providing quality service and support to all city residents, departments and employees.

                                      Duties:

                                      Handle internal & external hiring, assist departments with city personnel policies and procedures, coordinate all employee drug & alcohol testing, Workman’s Compensation, process all employee garnishments, support payments and payroll deductions, maintain employee personnel files & records, provide & process insurance benefits to employees, job verifications, maintain grievances and work-related incidents.